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  • 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 ...

  • Canadian consortium launches renewable energy plants in Ecuador

    A Canadian consortium of renewable energy developers including Solexica Energy Corporation, JCM Capital, and Radical Energy Inc. has signed a 20-year concession agreement with CONELEC for the purchase of electricity generated by the combined 62.5MWp PV (50 MWac) power plants located in the Republic of Ecuador. The plants are being developed as a result of strong government support for renewable ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US, California modify area for renewable energy plants

    The state and federal governments will move forward on less than half the California desert land initially designated for renewable energy plants, officials said Tuesday, leaving millions of acres in limbo as local governments decide how they want to handle large-scale solar, wind and geothermal projects. Regulators will initially focus on about ...


    By Associated Press

  • £30m Northamptonshire recycling and renewable energy plant approved

    Plans for a £30m recycling and renewable energy plant in Northamptonshire have been approved. It is hoped the facility will recycle and capture energy from the expected 120,000 tonnes of waste per year. The plant, planned by Shore Energy, will be located near Corby creating 100 construction jobs and 24 positions available for plant workers. Shore Energy project director Jon Garvey said: “The ...

  • 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

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • Renewable Energy Awards

    Good evening. I’m delighted to see so many of you here for what promises to be a very interesting night. Before I start, I must mention the venue. It is an inspired choice! Luxury meets low carbon. In 2013 The Savoy won five awards for its commitment to reduce its environmental impacts – reducing energy consumption by an impressive 30% and greenhouse gas ...

  • Renewable Distributed Energy Generation

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable energy spurred on in Spain

    General Motors plans to turn the roof of its Figueruelas (Zaragoza) factory into the largest solar plant in the world with production capacity of 10mW. The solar park will cover a surface area of 183,000 square meters on the roof, the equivalent of 42 football fields. The 84,848 solar panels needed are being installed at average rate of 2,000 per day. For its construction, General Motors has ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • 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

  • India: renewable energy market

    The market in India for the RE business is estimated at $500 million and is growing at an annual rate of 25%. This growth is expected to continue in the coming years as stricter environmental norms and regulatory pressure is placed on Indian industries. The investment in RE is estimated to about $3 billion. Best prospects in sub-sectors that continue to show a high growth rate and are expected ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 2012: A breakthrough for renewable energy?

    In his annual State of the Union address, President Obama declared: “I will not walk away from clean energy.” His words were a sharp rebuttal to critics harping on the Solyndra bankruptcy and others making dire predictions about the downfall of the renewable energy industry. So, who is right? Will 2012 be a breakthrough year for renewable, or will it collapse? Despite ...

  • Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Is Renewable Energy Stuck?

    Expectations on the growth and deployment of renewable energy vastly exceed actual growth of green energy, says Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, Director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. As reported in a News Brief from the Center, a new  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NIB finances Norwegian Akershus Energi's renewable energy plants

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Norwegian energy company Akershus Energi have signed a loan totalling NOK 500 million (EUR 63.3 million) for financing the upgrade of two of Akershus Energi's hydropower plants ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Charlotte AD Facility Achieves COD

    Blue Sphere Corporation–(OTCQB: BLSP) (the “Company”, “Blue Sphere”, “we”, “our” or “us”), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) that is globally active in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets, released today that the Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility that it has been developing in ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • ADB Supports Renewable Energy by Investing in Indonesian Geothermal Plant

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $350 million financing package supporting the construction of the 320 megawatt Sarulla Geothermal Power Development Project in North Sumatra, Indonesia, an investment expected to unlock clean energy investments across the country, which holds 40% of the world’s geothermal resources. The renewable energy project will provide clean, baseload power ...


    By Asian Development Bank

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