Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval

Posted on October 17th, 2014 by

Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval Canada’s $7 billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River won environmental approval, and is on-track for[...]
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Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by

Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects The Scottish government recently gave the green light for the development of four gigantic new wind energy[...]
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Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by

Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project Ecotricity Group Ltd., a UK wind-farm developer, has teamed-up with Sweden’s Skanska AB to construct[...]
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MidAmerican to Inject Another $280 Million in Iowa Wind Energy

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by

MidAmerican to Inject Another $280 Million in Iowa Wind Energy MidAmerican Energy Co., which had already invested about $15 billion to sustainable energy, plans to[...]
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SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by

SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans SolarCity, the nation’s largest provider of rooftop solar systems, recently announced that it will now act as[...]
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Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables With the sunniest desert on earth, paired with a windy coast, northern Chile has turned into the[...]
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Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant Canada recently opened its first large-scale power plant that will burn coal while reducing carbon emissions by 90 percent,[...]
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U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by

U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY The U.S. Department of Energy issued a presidential permit approving the development of a 1,000[...]
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Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction The Egyptian government has released financial initiatives to support of sustainable energy infrastructure as the nation[...]
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New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools The city of New York will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled[...]
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Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California Four energy firms are proposing an $8 billion sustainable energy project that[...]
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Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by

Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. agreed to acquire half of Statoil ASA’s stake in[...]
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Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies Robert E. Murray, the owner of Murray Energy Corp. – the biggest closely held U.S. coal producer, said[...]
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Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough Novatec Solar- a company owned by Australia’s Transfield Holdings – has commissioned a solar thermal energy demonstration plant in[...]
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Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project Brazil’s mines and energy ministry has released guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040[...]
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Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy Dubai is set for a solar power advancement, as the government creates mandates that would allow property owners[...]