REM - Renewable Energy
Armenian hydropower plant owned by ex-prosecutor general’s son ‘fined for not returning enough water to river’
Power Africa and USAID are to provide $2.6mn in grants to help solar companies provide off-grid power to healthcare facilities in sub-Saharan Africa.
CCUS has a vital role to play in limiting global warning, the IEA says, but more investment and research is needed
The government of Alberta said this week that it was emptying its Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund by spending CAD750mn ($560mn) on projects that help industries reduce their carbon emissions.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) procured 17 renewable energy projects this week, with 482 MW out of the 546 MW of projects approved this week going to solar developers.
PVH and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), through UPM’s Solar Energy Institute (IES), have signed a collaboration agreement for a six-month study of bifacial photovoltaic systems at the PVH Innovation Centre.
Norway on September 21 submitted a white paper to Parliament, proposing to launch a $2.7bn carbon capture and storage (CCS) project named Longship (Langskip in Norwegian).
GE Renewable Energy is to install 190 of its 13-MW Haliade-X offshore turbines to SSE Renewables and Equinor’s Dogger Bank wind farm, which is set to be the largest offshore wind farm when complete.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is organising a $42.6mn financing package for the construction of a 76-MW peak solar plant in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has accepted a request from the Georgian government to explore the country’s potential for generating green hydrogen
US-based GE has said it is to stop building coal-fired power plants and will concentrate instead on renewables and gas-fired generation.
China’s net zero ambitions are a welcome surprise for the global energy transition, but more details are needed
Spain’s Elecnor has won a €28.8mn ($34.1m) contract to build the 56-MW Coromuel wind farm in Mexico.
Innovation in electric batteries is central to electromobility and the transition to the green economy, but European firms have so far lagged behind their peers from East Asia.
Russia’s Sberbank has set out its climate agenda, which aims to reduce the bank’s carbon footprint and put climate risk at the top of its investment strategy.
Iberdrola has bought Japanese offshore wind developer Acacia Renewables from Macquarie's Green Investment Group in a bid to boost its exposure to offshore wind.
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has acquired the 64-MW Infinity 50 photovoltaic plant in Egypt from German renewables developer Ib Vogt.
African solar installer Lumos has announced $35mn in new financing from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to fund its expansion in the Nigerian renewables market.
Eskom has welcomed the South African government’s plans to bring on a total of 11,813 MW of generating capacity owned both by itself and by private developers.
Ukraine’s solar and wind generators are lobbying the government to commit to pay the country’s $1.1bn unpaid green tariff bills.
The UK-based infrastructure and private equity investment company Foresight Group announced that its 50-MWe Guzman solar power plant in Puebla de Guzman, south-west Spain has been connected to the grid.
Vestas has been confirmed as supplier of the 103 turbines for the 443MWe Viking Wind Farm project in the Shetland Islands off the Scottish coast.
ScottishPower Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, has finally commissioned what Iberdrola has described as “ the largest renewable project in its history” - the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
Europe’s power sector CO2 emissions are dropping faster than anticipated, industry group Eurelectric noted in its latest Power Barometer.
European coal generation has reached its highest level since March – down just 2TWh year-on-year – as EU electricity demand has roared back.