renewable energy infrastructure News

  • Microsoft announces largest ever wind energy purchase

    Microsoft inked its largest wind energy deal to date earlier this month, signing two agreements representing 237 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity, bringing Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy in the U.S. to over 500 megawatts. Microsoft has contracted with Allianz Risk Transfer to acquire energy from the new 178 MW Bloom Wind project in  Kansas, as well as with Black Hills ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 for Military Applications

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • SAIC to consolidate energy, environment, infrastructure units

    Science Applications International Corp. (McLean, VA) announced that it is planning to consolidate its energy, environment, and infrastructure capabilities into a single subsidiary, called SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure, LLC. In recent years, the company has expanded its services in these areas through a series of acquisitions, including The Benham Companies in 2007 and R. W. Beck, ...

  • 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

  • IEEE and FERC to Address Energy Infrastructure and Market Challenges

    December 2, 2016 -- IEEE has announced the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to address energy infrastructure and related market challenges due to the significant changes in energy supply, demand and technology. The MOU was officially signed into order by Barry L. Shoop, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Common rules and Infrastructure needed to complete Energy Market

    An integrated EU energy market is the most cost-effective way to ensure secure and affordable supplies to EU citizens and mitigate climate change. A completed internal energy market could bring net economic benefits between 16 and 40 billion euros each year. Substantial progress has been achieved to date but in order to reap full benefits more investment is needed in strategic cross-border ...


    By European Commission

  • 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 ...

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