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  • 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

  • Renewable Distributed Energy Generation

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


    By ReportLinker

  • UK Renewable Energy powers forward

    Renewable energy is powering forward in the UK, according to the 2012 update to the Renewable Energy Roadmap published today by Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Significant progress has been made on the rollout of renewable energy across the United Kingdom from July 2011 to July 2012, including: A 27 per cent increase in overall renewable electricity generated; A ...

  • PHG Energy and General Electric Provide Renewable Power to West Tennessee City

    The first commercial collaboration between PHG Energy (PHGE) of Nashville and GE Power & Waterbusiness of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) is officially online and creating electricity from waste materials at a new Covington, Tenn., facility. ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Statkraft upgrades renewable power generation in Norway

    Oslo, - Statkraft has decided to spend more than NOK 1 billion upgrading hydropower facilities. In western Norway, the new power plants Eiriksdal and Makkoren will replace older facilities, while Nedre Røssåga power plant in northern Norway will be modernised. "These investments will result in more renewable energy, increased security of supply and significant local, regional and ...


    By Statkraft

  • Renewable Energy Generation to Change the Steam Condenser Market

    Oil, coal, gas, nuclear, biomass, and solar thermal power generation methods all use steam to create energy, but will the market for steam condensers be affected by the drive for renewable power generation, asks a new report. The report “Steam Condensers for Thermal Power Plants - Market Size, Average Pricing and Key Regulations to 2020” studies the demand for these machines in the ...


  • Energy Bill amendment to support independent renewable generators

    The government will take additional action to help independent renewable generators gain entry to the electricity market, in order to promote competition and innovation, Greg Barker announced today. An amendment has been tabled to the Energy Bill that will make it easier for independent generators of renewable electricity to sell their power to suppliers via Power Purchase Agreements, thereby ...

  • Generating renewable energy from ocean and river currents

    A device designed to capture and convert energy from ocean and river currents has been developed to provide a source of clean and renewable energy. The designers suggest that energy produced by the device will be cheaper than that from either solar or wind power and offer distinct advantages over standard hydropower technologies. Unlike other forms of hydropower technologies, such as turbines and ...

  • Renewable Energy to Power 25 Percent of Electricity in the Americas

    The next decade and a half will see renewable energy raise its share of electricity generation capacity in the Americas from 7% in 2012, to 28% in 2030 (excluding the contribution of hydroelectric power), while the share of coal-fired capacity falls from 21% to 9%, according to a major report from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The report, BNEF 2030 Market Outlook, forecasts that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

    General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities’ electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows GM to achieve its corporate goal of renewable energy use four years early. Construction of the wind farm begins in the second quarter of this year. When ...


  • Renewable Power Industry Analysis

    The rising demand for power, a reduction in the cost of renewable energy sources, the high cost of fossil fuels, the need to enhance energy security, and concerns regarding climate change are giving rise to interesting opportunities in the renewable energy sector. South America has huge potential, comprising wind resources in Chile, Brazil, and Argentina; small hydro resources in ...


  • Sewage project generates renewable gas

    British households are today cooking and heating their homes with renewable gas produced from human waste. Biomethane gas from the Didcot sewage works in Oxfordshire, a joint venture between Thames Water, British Gas and Scotia Gas Networks, will produce enough renewable gas to supply up to 200 homes. The Didcot sewage project marks an important milestone in the UK's efforts to decarbonise the ...


  • The Power to Change – Can renewable energy remake Alberta?

    Within 20 years, Alberta has the potential to drastically reduce its over-reliance on fossil fuels for power generation and replace it with renewable energy sources such as wind, sun, biomass, hydro and geothermal energy, according to a new report released by Clean Energy Canada and the Pembina Institute. New modelling conducted for the report—Power To Change: How Alberta Can Green its Grid ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Renewable energy goes royal

    Windsor Castle is set to be the "primary customer" of a renewable electricity scheme to harness power from the River Thames. The project from Southeast Power Engineering will see electricity generated from two turbines installed in the Romney Weir delivered to the royal residence by underground cables. A planning application for the creation of a hydroelectric scheme in the weir was ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Renewable Energy in India

    High economic growth, urbanization and improving standards of living are adding to unprecedented power demand in India. To deal with this, the country plans to add significant renewable energy capacity to meet its demand and to provide power access to all its citizens. Ambitious energy targets and increased legislative support could push India to ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Renewable energy at the tipping point

    No longer a mere suggestion of what might be, renewable energy is hitting a tipping point, with far-reaching implications. For the first time, understanding the scale and patterns of renewable energy development has become essential to any full analysis of trends that will shape the global energy economy and the health of the planet. That is the story told by a new report that the Worldwatch ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 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 ...

  • The British appetite for renewable energy

    The UK is lagging behind the rest of Europe in adopting renewable energy sources for electricity production. However, a few key players in the most active areas of wind, solar and geothermal could by entering international markets sooner rather than later could avoid the risks associated with fickle government policies ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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