Daily Archives: June 21, 2013
‘We need bold and effective leadership across society.’
PSG’s new strategy is it wants to be very involved in all underlying assets.
RusHydro and Alstom have signed two agreements extending the scope of their joint venture for the reconstruction of hydropower plants in Russia.
The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Energy Department have launched a new research test-hub focused on utility-scale clean energy generation.
FIM Services, a UK investment manager active in sustainable forestry and renewable energy, told NewNet it has until 20 December to hit its £20m target for a newly-launched solar fund.
Samsung C&T will cut its planned in Ontario’s renewable energy sector by $2bn citing ‘changing economic conditions’ in the Canadian province as behind the decision.
RWE Innogy has been given the go-ahead for a 90MW wind farm to be developed in the west of the Netherlands by the Dutch Council State in Den Haag.
Vestas has sold off projects in Romania and Bulgaria, garnering €127m, as it shed development assets that do not form part of its core business model.
Tesla Motors will shell out between $50m and $100m in a battery-replacement network for its next generation system whereby electric vehicles can get recharged in just 90 seconds.
The Westinghouse Solar AC solar panel leverages the very latest design and advances in technology to yield maximum power, performance and reliability.
Pakistan encapsulates the renewable energy challenge faced by many developing and emerging countries. Despite abundant renewable resources – including solar, wind, hydropower and biomass – very little of this potential has been utilized. At the same time, about a third of the country’s people do not have access to electricity.
In France, Amyris and Total announced a successful demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show its renewable jet fuel made from Amyris Biofene and, ultimately, from plant sugars.
Thirteen student teams are preparing to race their solar cars, powered only by the Texas sun, in this year’s Formula Sun Grand Prix. The annual track race will be held over three days—June 27 to 29—where teams will be judged on the total number of laps they complete on the closed course. Held this year in Austin, Tex., the endurance race challenges
Geothermal Power Tanzania Ltd. plans to invest as much as $350 million to drill steam fields in the country’s south and build its first geothermal plants with the capacity to generate up to 140 megawatts by 2018.