Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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Obama to Guarantee $3 Billion for Climate Change Fund

Posted on November 18th, 2014 by

Obama to Guarantee $3 Billion for Climate Change Fund President Obama will pledge $3 billion to a United Nations climate-change fund that will be used[...]
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RusHydro, Chinese Firms Ink Deals for Conventional, Pumped-Storage Development

Posted on November 12th, 2014 by

RusHydro, Chinese Firms Ink Deals for Conventional, Pumped-Storage Development Energy giant RusHydro has announced the signing of two deals with Chinese firms that could lead[...]
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Russia, China Sign Second Blockbuster Gas Deal

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by

Russia, China Sign Second Blockbuster Gas Deal China and Russia deepened their energy ties with a second billion-dollar deal that lessens Russia’s reliance on Europe[...]
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UK Approves 750 MW Offshore Wind Venture

Posted on November 10th, 2014 by

UK Approves 750 MW Offshore Wind Venture The UK approved development of one of the largest offshore wind farms as the nation chases a European[...]
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France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm

Posted on November 7th, 2014 by

France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm Paris-based solar company Neoen has broken ground on a 300 MW photovoltaic grid-connected installation at Cestas, which[...]
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New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat An engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based[...]
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Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has just inaugurated the world’s largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will[...]
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Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday announced the first transactions of NY Green bank to spur renewable energy[...]
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Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by

Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System Kyocera Solar and Stem have joined hands to provide both solar panels and an intelligent[...]
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SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China SunEdison Inc., this year’s best-performing U.S. solar company, is in talks with a Chinese firm[...]
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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[...]