renewable energy development News

  • The Renewable Energy Developers Guide

    In terms of economic profit the average range of ROI increases with the scale of the renewable energy project. With capacity above 1,000kW or a 1MW, returns are usually above 10% to 15%. At the smaller scale due to the construction costs and the reduction in efficiency of the resource harvesting, ROIs are typically 2% to 8%. As a result of the uncertainty and technical risk of many renewable ...


  • Linking renewable energy and rural development

    A new OECD report shows that producing renewable energy can stimulate rural economies when linked to local industries that already exist. Using case studies assessing 16 regions in Europe, Canada and United States, the OECD report - Linking Renewable ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Energy audits and renewable energy development assistance grants

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  05/27/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • Developing a Regional Renewable Energy Roadmap for Central America

    The Worldwatch Institute and INCAE Business School explore renewable energy status and potential in the regionWashington, D.C.—Nearly 22 percent of the world’s electricity is now supplied by renewable energy, and Central America is part of this global transition. The region is a worldwide leader in hydropower and geothermal energy, and most Central American ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Tribal renewable energy development potential webinar

    Learn about opportunities for feasible tribal renewable energy development in a new webinar, Renewable Energy Potential on Tribal Lands, to be held on Wednesday, February 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time. This is the second in a series of free tribal energy webinars sponsored by the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EMPSi Receives Award for Renewable Energy Development

    San Francisco, Calif. (February 2011) — Climate Change Business Journal® (CCBJ), a business research publication providing strategic business intelligence to the climate change industry, honored Environmental Management Planning Solutions, Inc. (EMPSi) with the CCBJ Award for Project Merit: Renewable Development. EMPSi was recognized for its work with the Bureau of Land ...

  • New renewable energy development resources for Tribes

    A primary focus of the DOE Office of Indian Energy is to provide Tribes with reliable, accurate, timely information that empowers them to put their energy visions into action. In support of this mission, the Office has released a comprehensive tribal renewable energy development course curriculum and five new publications that provide in-depth guidance on renewable energy development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Reducing renewable energy investment risks in developing countries

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released a guide to help in promoting investments in renewable energy in developing countries. The goal of the guide - "Derisking Renewable Energy Investment" - is to support transparent policy-making using different public instruments to lower the risk factors for investments in renewable energy. Around the world, developing countries are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • WM expands renewable energy program to develop landfill gas-to-energy project

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) has announced that it plans to use its expertise as the nation’s largest developer of landfill gas to energy (LFGTE) projects to partner with private and municipal landfill owners to develop the country’s untapped landfill gas resources. Waste Management is the first in the waste management industry to launch such a program. Waste Management’s third-party LFGTE ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EPA and U.S. department of energy to develop renewable energy on previously contaminated sites

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory are evaluating the feasibility of developing wind or solar power production on three previously contaminated sites in New York State. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck today visited the community near the former Bethlehem Steel plant in Lackawanna, one of two Buffalo ...

  • Energy Department to Lead Workshop on Tribal Renewable Energy Development in Oklahoma

    Proposing and leading energy projects is a complex process. Each project and local energy situation is unique. Oklahoma tribal energy leaders have an opportunity to explore the tribal energy project development and financing process hands-on at an interactive workshop being hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy on June 9–11 at the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • January 29 Webinar to Highlight the Latest Developments in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy, the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Tribal Energy Program, and the Western Area Power Administration (Western) will present the next Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinar, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Market Updates, January 29, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mountain time. Technical experts from ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Breakthrough for the expansion of renewable energies

    The establishment of an International Renewable Energy Agency can now begin: at a conference in Madrid 51 states laid the foundations and agreed on the text of the Statute. The breakthrough has thus been achieved for the initiative launched by Germany, Spain and Denmark and supported by a number of countries from all continents. The IRENA Statute will be signed at an official ceremony on 26 ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Renewable energy plans for Kent

    A planning application has been submitted to Kent County Council for a new Biomass combined heat and power plant at Ridham Dock. If approved, the proposed plant would be capable of processing up to 160,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste wood per annum. Approximately 25MW of power and up to 35MW of low grade steam heat could be produced, with the plant saving about 540,000 tonnes ...

  • Algeria Wants Renewable Energy

    In line with its focus on international business activities, solarhybrid AG intends to invest in Algeria's future and to construct large solar power plants. The North African country would like to install around 22,000 megawatts of renewable energy in the coming years, the largest share of which is to be generated from solar power plants. Talks are currently being held with representatives ...


    By Marketwire

  • Renewable distributed energy generation

    A new report from Pike Research details how the global electric power industry is evolving from a financial and engineering model that relies on large centralized power plants owned by the utilities to one that is more diverse - both in sources of generation and ownership of the generation assets. Renewable distributed energy generation (RDEG) technologies represent a growing part of the new ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Korea: renewable energy industry

    Since undergoing rapid industrialization in the 1970s-1980s, Korea’s energy consumption has significantly increased. The total primary energy consumption in 1991 was 103.6 million tons of oil equivalent (TOE, equivalent to 11.630 MW/h), and grew to 228.6 million TOE in 2005, to rank Korea as the 10th largest energy-consuming country in the world. Despite the Korean government’s recent ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Renewable Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Energy Storage

    Your one-stop ticket to learn from and network with senior decision-makers, policy-makers, strategizing planning and execution of future, critical renewable energy storage projects within the United States This is your opportunity to hear vital first-hand approaches to funding billion-dollar projects, while mitigating risk. Learn from the successes and ...

  • Renewable Energy Certificates

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Renewable Energy Certificates' which analyzes supply and demand dynamics for the Renewable Energy Certificates market.  Renewable Energy Certificates  Supply and Demand Dynamics, Policy Factors, Industry Issues and Challenges, and Key Players: Market Analysis and Forecasts  Growth of the renewable energy sector is supported by ...


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