DOE has awarded about $10.1 million in funding to four companies to advance grid-scale energy storage technologies.
Abengoa SA’s bonds and stock tumbled to records after the embattled renewable-energy company said it was seeking preliminary protection from creditors following the breakdown of talks with a new investor.
Las Vegas is going green. The city is planning to run municipal buildings, fire stations, parks, streetlights and other facilities exclusively with clean power.
Over the past five years, 40 percent of all newly added renewable energy power was generated by China.
Morocco is set to inaugurate next month the first component of a 580 MW complex of mainly concentrated solar power plants.
As 2020 approaches, the key energy framework that’s delivered much of Denmark’s wind power to date will expire.
Growth in solar microgrids — and all forms of distributed solar — is accelerating. So much so that utilities better jump into the market now or risk watching it pass them by.
For solar, the 2015 per acre rent on public land ranges from $16.50 to $6,897.20, and these rates go up every year.
New York Governor Cuomo plans to issue a mandate, called the Clean Energy Standard, to require that New York State achieve 50 percent of its power from renewable sources by 2030 according to a press release issued on November 23 by Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York within the Governor’s office.
The Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on Nov. 23 said it awarded contracts for nine energy storage projects totaling 16.75 MW. The projects complete IESO’s plan to secure a total of 50 MW of energy storage in Ontario, the organization said.
A three-judge panel at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Nov. 19 rejected an appeal from environmental groups of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) approval of the agency's environmental review of a Pattern Energy Group Inc. wind farm in California.
Bioenergy Infrastructure Group obtained finance for a 25-megawatt waste-to-power plant in Hull that’s the first in the U.K. to include a Contract for Difference with the government to smooth out prices for the power it generates.
The race to find winners from Alberta’s low-carbon policies is on with analysts betting renewable energy developers such as Enbridge Inc. and TransCanada Corp. will be among the best placed to make the shift.
Siemens has received orders for three wind power plants with a total capacity of 130 megawatts (MW) within a period of only 12 months.
Between July 2013 and July 2015, the Japanese feed-in tariff (FIT) program has supported the installation of over 22 GW worth of renewable energy nationwide, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (METI).
Idenergie reported in mid-November that it had signed a contract with Parks Canada to install and monitor 10 hydrokinetic turbines in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks in Alberta and British Columbia.
Toronto Hydro on Nov. 18 unveiled its first underwater compressed air energy storage system located in 180 feet of water about two miles off the coast of Toronto Island in Ontario.
As the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) of Zambia and Zimbabwe seeks to secure funding for the 2,400-MW Batoka Gorge hydroelectric facility, the region is experiencing rolling blackouts based on reduced inflow to existing hydroelectric generating facilities.
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- DOE Awards $10.1M to Advance New Grid-Scale Energy Storage Technologies
- Spanish Renewable Energy Firm Abengoa Seeks Protection From Lenders
- Las Vegas Going Green in Deal to Run City With Only Clean Power
- China’s Investment in Renewable Energy Surpasses Europe, U.S. Combined
- Morocco’s Solar Situation: to PV or to CSP?