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28.05.2019

India Plans $1.8 Billion Transmission Projects For Renewable Energy Projects

India has shared details of large power transmission projects dedicated for renewable energy projects in the western parts of the country. The transmission projects are part of the Green Energy Corridors...

09.04.2019

Bank Of America Commits $300 Billion To Low-Carbon Business Activities

The Bank of America announced last week that it was committing a further $300 billion in capital by 2030 to low-carbon & sustainable business activities as part of its Environmental Business Initiative,...

31.12.2018

Solar, Wind, Nuclear Lead Connecticut Energy Auction

The state of Connecticut wants to clean up its electrical energy act by getting its power from sources that do not add more carbon emissions to the atmosphere. During the past six months, it received over...

24.11.2016

Canada To Virtually Phase Out Coal By 2030 & Accelerate Clean Tech Investment

The Canadian Government announced on Monday its intention to accelerate investments in clean electricity to speed up the transition from traditional coal power to clean energy by 2030, promising to phase...

24.11.2016

World’s Largest Wind Turbines Begin Generating Power At Burbo Bank Extension

The world’s largest wind turbines currently installed, Vestas’ 8 MW behemoths, have begun generating power at the 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, developed by DONG Energy....

24.11.2016

USAID Announces $4 Million For African Off-Grid Solar Startups

At the UN Climate conference held in Marrakech earlier this month, America’s foreign aid agency USAID announced the recipients of $4 million in new funding for African off-grid solar energy startups....

24.11.2016

Giant Floating Frisbee Wins $1.5 Million Wave Energy Grant From DOE

The makers of a prototype wave energy converter that looks like a conical floating Frisbee have won $1.5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy, enabling them to keep working toward a commercial...

27.04.2016

$1 Billion In Green Bonds Coming Soon From India

Indian public sector companies could soon unleash a flurry of green bonds with a target to raise funding to expand the renewable energy infrastructure in the country....

27.04.2016

Total Cumulative Solar Capacity In China Passes 50 GW

China’s total cumulative solar capacity has surpassed 50 GW, after the country’s National Energy Administration revealed that the first quarter saw 7.14 GW of new solar capacity added....

27.04.2016

Wanted: Business Models For The Energy Future

The energy world is changing fast. Investments into renewable energy are outpacing investments into conventional energy. The incumbents, unused to this pace of change and tied down by large asset...

27.08.2015

This Wind Turbine Expected To Attract ~1.5 Million Visitors Per Year

The planned construction of a new wind turbine isn’t that special nowadays, since hundreds of them are erected globally each month. However, one that was recently proposed to be built in Rotterdam, the...

27.08.2015

French Government Doubling Size Of Solar Energy Tender To 800 MW

The government of France has decided to double the size of an upcoming solar energy tender from 400 megawatts (MW) up to 800 MW — owing partly to the fact that bid prices for solar energy projects have...

27.08.2015

Batteries: The Only Missing Link in India’s Solar Energy Story

The renewable energy industry is registering an unprecedented, sharp growth in India. The total renewable energy installed capacity in India at the end of FY 2014–15 stood at 35.77 GW. The Indian government...

26.03.2015

Banks Losing Millions On Bad Energy Industry Loans

Oil companies continue to get burned by low oil prices, but the pain is bleeding over into the financial industry. Major banks are suffering huge losses from both directly backing some struggling oil companies,...

26.03.2015

Electricity 2.0

Welcome to Electricity 2.0, the age of distributed renewables. Solar and wind power will drive tremendous changes in how we make and distribute electricity....

26.03.2015

UK Invests £37 Billion In Renewable Energy Since 2010

“Renewable generation now provides almost a fifth of our electricity needs, powering the equivalent of 14.5 million homes annually. And there is much more in the pipeline. We are one of the most attractive...

22.01.2015

Is 2015 The Year Of The Energiewende?

In the nine months to September 2014, the renewable sector had replaced lignite as the main source of Germany’s power. They supplied 27.7% of the country’s electricity demand, as compared to lignite’s...

22.01.2015

Chile To Be Home To World’s Largest Merchant Solar Power Plant

An 80 MW solar power plant will be built in Chile’s Antofagasta Region beginning in the first part of 2015. The Inti project is scheduled to be completed and come online about one year later. Greenwood...

22.01.2015

Amazon Web Services Invests In Indiana Wind Farm

Amazon Web Services has announced it will be supporting the construction of a 150 MW wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, which will end up being known officially as the Amazon Web Services Wind Farm (Fowler...

23.07.2014

India Doubles Tax On Coal To Fund Clean Energy, Environmental Projects

22,000 MW solar power capacity by 2022, a dedicated national-level program for promoting wind energy generation, implementation of the world’s largest solar power projects (with capacity of up to 4,000...

23.07.2014

The U.S Has More Solar Workers Than Coal Miners

Though solar power is still far from surpassing coal as America’s primary energy source, the number of people employed by the solar industry has surpassed the number of coal miners. The non-profit Solar...

22.08.2013

India To Launch National Offshore Wind Energy Soon

India is set to take a definite step towards opening the offshore wind energy sector to the developers. After deliberations for several months, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) is...

09.05.2013

$36 Million To Banish EV Range Anxiety, Forever

Sequester or no sequester, the Obama Administration has just pledged $36 million to kickstart a new program called RANGE, for Robust Affordable Next Generation Energy Storage Systems. Basically the program...