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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

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Research and Markets: Integrating Renewable Energy in Thermal Power Generation Essential for the Sustenance of Fossil Fuels in the Future Energy Mix

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b46sjq/integrating_renewa) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Integrating Renewable Energy in Thermal Power Generation Essential for the ...


    By Research and Markets

  • 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 ...

  • Africa Renewable Energy Industry

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Green Energy in Africa" new market research report to its store. With fluctuating prices of oil and gas and the globaleconomic slowdown in 2008 and 2009, many African nations have furtherdelayed the assessment of their renewable energy potential. Goingforward, the African electricity sector requires reform, including the further introduction of Feed-in Tariffs, ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • New bio natural gas may assist in utility renewable power generation

    Bio natural gas, a new type of pipeline-injectable natural gas created from biological sources, could eventually give utilities a way to generate renewable power 24/7 and meet government renewable energy mandates, complementing today's solar and wind farms. That's one of the surprising findings from a new report titled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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