Clean Energy News

  • Clean Energy Ministerial webinar on shared leadership in the clean energy transition

    WHAT: Media webinar  WHO: Christian Zinglersen, Head of CEM Secretariat WHEN: Tuesday 23 May - 4:00PM Paris Time   Ahead of the next Clean Energy Ministerial ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Event – The Clean Energy Package Towards a smart and sustainable heat market

    The European Commission’s long-awaited “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package of legislation was presented at the end of last year and aims, amongst others, at accelerating renewable energy innovation. With renewable energy deployment progressing fast in power generation, the heating and cooling sector still has some way to go to reduce the remaining 84% of EU heating ...

  • Dominion Virginia Power Plan Sees More Clean Energy

    The carbon footprint for a typical Dominion Virginia Power customer would shrink by as much as 25 percent over the next eight years under a plan the company presented recently (5/1). When added to reductions already made by Dominion, carbon emissions to meet the energy needs of a typical residential customer would fall by up to 46 percent between 2007 and 2027. The main drivers of these ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SDG&E Seeks More Storage To Harness Clean Energy And Enhance Reliability

    San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recently announced that it has signed contracts for five new local battery storage facilities for a total of 83.5 megawatts (MW). These four-hour energy storage facilities would be like having batteries from more than 5,500 all-electric, long-range vehicles at the ready. In addition, the company signed a contract to add a 4.5 MW demand ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Thailand gears up to be ‘The energy hub for Asia` with Ministry of Energy setting the stage for it next December

    Mr. Areepong Bhoocha-Oom, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Energy of Thailand launched today the ‘Future Energy Asia Exhibition & Conference’ as a major initiative towards securing the path to Thailand’s Energy 4.0. The transformation and development of Thailand is a major priority for the government which creates incredible business ...


    By dmg :: events

  • Cambi converts Beijing’s sewage sludge to clean energy and organic fertiliser

    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opened last Friday in Beijing a new biogas plant, which uses Cambi’s thermal hydrolysis process at the XiaoHongMen wastewater treatment plant. Cambi is building five large plants in Beijing, producing energy from the sewage sludge from more than 20 million people in an environmentally sustainable, yet profitable way. Cambi’s ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • NREL Brings Together Clean Energy Innovators at Industry Growth Forum

    The Industry Growth Forum, hosted by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), this week attracted more than 400 investors, entrepreneurs, technologists and thought leaders to Denver, Colo. Three companies were honored with Best Venture and Outstanding Venture Awards at the conclusion of the event. The two-day forum highlighted clean energy technology and business ...

  • PROINSO Launches Social Entrepreneurship CSR Initiative to Tackle Use of Kerosene

    Six years after launching its CSR initiative – Solar Energy Solidarity solar energy distributor and integrator, PROINSO, is launching a new corporate social responsibility initiative. The initiative aims to tackle youth unemployment in underprivileged communities by promoting social entrepreneurship, with a focus on solar; and to reduce health risks by replacing fossil fuels with solar ...


    By Proinso USA

  • Cost of Renewables Fell in 2016, Lowering Global Investment in Clean Energy

    The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) recently (4/6) reported. "Ever-cheaper clean tech provides a real opportunity for investors to get more for less," said UNEP executive Director Erik Solheim. "This is exactly the kind of situation, where the needs of profit and people meet, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • PG&E Technology Demonstrations Help Pave the Way for a Smarter Energy Infrastructure

    A high-tech robotic tool that adds more safety to a work process; a comprehensive map that details where fast chargers could most benefit California's blooming electric vehicle market; and two of the first market-participating large-scale energy storage facilities providing energy and ancillary services in California energy markets. These are some of the direct results from advanced technology ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Four New Solar Plants to Deliver Clean Energy for Florida

    Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on four solar energy projects for Florida Power & Light (FPL). The plants are part of an extensive renewable energy program designed to help deliver additional electric supplies to meet increasing population and business growth in the region. The combined output of the projects will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Coal-fired Power Generators have lots of “Clean” opportunities

    In many Asian localities coal will be the only near term solution to create electricity, prosperity and health. In Japan, the U.S. and Europe coal will continue to provide much of the electricity for decades to come. Coal can be greener than any other form of generation. An example would be a system which uses 70% coal and 30% biomass and is producing CO2 which is injected to enhance oil ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • NRECA Applauds Trump Clean Power Plan Executive Order

    U.S. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson issued the following statement on President Trump'#39;s executive order on the Clean Power Plan: "Affordable and reliable power is fundamental to a successful economy. We appreciate the Trump administration working to protect American families and businesses from the potentially devastating impacts of the Clean Power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Pruitt Previews President Trump`s Executive Order on Energy Independence

    During an interview on "This Week  (03/26) with George Stephanopoulos," U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt previewed the President's upcoming executive order on the American Energy Independence. Administrator Pruitt laid out the core message of the pending action, saying that job growth and a healthy environment aren't at odds. "George, the President is keeping his promise to the American ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Xcel Energy Announces the Nation's Largest Multi-State Investment in Wind Energy

    Xcel Energy, the leading utility wind energy provider in the U.S., has plans to make the largest multi-state investment in wind capacity in the country. The company has proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation to its system. The proposed plan significantly increases the amount of wind energy in the company's energy mix by 2021, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New York State Facilities Making Significant Progress Toward 20 Percent Energy Reduction Goal

    The New York Power Authority recently announced that New York State agency partners are making significant progress toward meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's Clean Energy goal of a 20 percent improvement in energy efficiency in all state buildings by 2020. Under the Governor's Executive Order 88 which established the BuildSmart NY program, state agency partners have significantly reduced ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Fortum and Futurice Developing New Concept for Solar Energy Companies in Developing Countries

    Energy company Fortum and software agency Futurice are embarking on a new kind of cooperation that combines their expertise in solar energy and software design. The aim of the cooperation is to create a solution that provides easier access to electricity for people in developing countries. In less than two hours the earth receives from the sun the amount of energy that is consumed ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • SgurrEnergy gets seal of approval from the IECRE

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been recognised as a Renewable Energy Testing Lab (RETL) for Power Performance Testing (PPT) by the IECRE (International Electrotechnical Commission – Renewable Energy) after undergoing a formal assessment process. The IEC System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • SgurrEnergy appoints Claus Hjoerringgaard as director of clean energy

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Claus will be responsible for heading up the leading renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Public Service Enterprise Group Outlines Capital Investment Program

    Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) said that it plans to invest approximately $15 billion over the next five years upgrading its energy infrastructure. PSEG reaffirmed its 2017 earnings guidance of $2.80 to $3.00 per share. Speaking at the company's Annual Investor Conference in New York, Ralph Izzo, PSEG chairman, president and CEO, told the financial community that the company's strategy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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