renewable energy infrastructure News

  • UK renewables infrastructure investor day

    Introduction Thank you to RBC and to John Musk for convening this important and timely conference. I am delighted to kick off and would like to provide my personal view on the renewable sector in 2014 and its role in the wider economy. And that is where I would like to start. Growth has returned to the UK. We are beginning to see the positive impact of our policies as ...

  • MIT’s solar plant is delivering on its promises

    Original story at MIT News More than 600 acres of solar panels have been successfully installed and connected on land in North Carolina and are delivering their power into the nation’s grid, thanks to a power purchase agreement (PPA) with MIT and two other Boston-based organizations. The installation will ...

  • Regulatory efficiency: a must for electricity infrastructure renewal

    We at the Canadian Electricity Association have publicly raised, many times, that our electricity sector faces a complex challenge over the next two decades. In order to meet Canada's increasing demands for electricity, we must invest in electricity infrastructure. That means renewing, replacing and adding to the generating stations and power lines that power the economy. According to the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Use a “Carbon Law” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

    To bridge the gap between science-based targets focused on cutting greenhouse gases, and national commitments to such efforts, international experts propose in the highly renowned journal ‘Science’ a decadal roadmap strategy for achieving net-zero emissions by mid-century. They base this on a simple “carbon law” of halving anthropogenic carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions each ...

  • Infrastructure Bill

    The Infrastructure Bill would provide a £2.6 billion boost to the economy over the next 10 years by: improving the funding and management of our major roads streamlining the planning process for major projects protecting our infrastructure from invasive plants and animals supporting house building making it easier and cheaper to register land and ...

  • DC Water and Xylem celebrate the installation of the first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

    Xylem (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today presented to DC Water the first installation in North America of Flygt Concertor, the world's first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence.  DC Water, one of the nation's leading water and wastewater innovators, has a well-established track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies to evolve ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Germany: renewable energy - an overview

    Germany’s renewable energy goals are ambitious. In order to cut 270 million metric tons of CO2 emissions between 2006 and 2020, the federal government announced an action program that fosters the production and consumption of energy produced from renewable sources, thereby encouraging a significant increase in energy efficiency. Germany strives to be the worldwide leader by 2050 in all ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0863837/Renewable-Energy-in-the-Mining-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Renewable ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable energy in North America

    Proponents of renewable energy in the US and Canada say there has never been a better opportunity to replace carbon-based fossil fuels - coal, natural gas and oil -with alternatives such as wind, hydroelectric and solar power. The governments of both countries are evaluating their long-term energy policy, and the Obama administration has touted renewable energy as a driver of future growth. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The future of global renewable energy

    The future of renewable energy is a choice, not a foregone conclusion. That was the main conclusion of the recently released REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report (GFR) report. Produced by REN21 in co-operation with ISEP, the Institute for Sustainable Energy Policy of Japan, the REN21 Renewables Global Futures Report presents the range of credible possibilities for the future of renewable energy ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 for Military Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy for Military Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy: EU invests €217 million in energy infrastructure

    Today Member States agreed on a Commission proposal to invest €217 million in key trans-European energy infrastructure projects, mainly in Central and South Eastern Europe. In total, 15 projects were selected following a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), an EU funding programme for infrastructure. The selected projects will increase energy security and help end ...


    By European Commission

  • Energy: EU invests €150 million in energy infrastructure

    Today (July 14, 2015) Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to allocate €150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects. The bulk of the support will go to projects in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe as well as to projects in the Baltic region. In total, 20 ...


    By European Commission

  • Wirral appoints ENER-G to renew energy infrastructure at two acute hospitals using the Carbon and Energy Fund framework

    Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed UK energy management and combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G to modernise its energy infrastructure across two acute hospitals, by utilising the ...


    By ENER-G

  • GE Energy Accelerates Telecom Infrastructure Energy Efficiency

    GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced a broad portfolio of Retrofit Power Systems (RPS) designed to accelerate energy efficiency upgrades ...


    By General Electric

  • Rising share of renewable electricity increases the pressure to strengthen grid infrastructure in Europe

    Europe's transmission and distribution (T&D) infrastructure is more than 50 years old and in urgent need of an upgrade, especially with the increasing share of electricity generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar and biomass. Further, these transmission networks were built without considering the impact of generation from renewable sources, and there is mounting pressure to build ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • New energy infrastructure investment to fuel recovery

    Government action to unlock up to £110 billion energy infrastructure investment and support up to 250,000 jobs by 2020 Capacity Market to be initiated in 2014 to bring on gas and other flexible electricity supply to meet future demand and reduce risks to security of supply from winter 2018 Renewable Strike Prices to help renewables ...

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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