Following yet another hike in the European Union's emissions trading system (ETS) in its fight against climate change, Hungary has announced that it aims to phase out its use of coal and be fully reliant on renewable energy sources by 2030
People in the hydroelectric power industry have long known that this clean, reliable, renewable generating technology has an important role to play in meeting vital goals related to the environment and climate change. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change agrees, as evidenced by an article published on its website last week.
POWER-GEN International will celebrate its 30th birthday when it begins next week in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center’s West Halls. Like most 30-somethings, PGI is vastly more educated, both of the hard-knocks and academic kind, carries more responsibility and yet remains ever more uncertain of what the future holds.
The three farms, totaling 21.8 MW, are under construction and expected to reach commercial operation early next year. Once completed, the SE Solar Portfolio will sell all the power generation to a utility off-taker through a 15-year fixed-price PPA.
A 100 MW solar and storage plant in South Africa has generated its first power to the national grid.
A collaboration has been launched to bring 2 GW of tidal energy to northern France.
Renewable energy investment and asset management firm Aurea Capital has bought three solar PV plants in Spain from Siemens Gamesa in a deal worth $113m.
In a recent ruling, Canada’s National Energy Board said, “The [Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission] Project is and will be required by the present and future public convenience and necessity.” Therefore, the board recommends that the Governor in Council approve the board’s issuance of a certificate.
UK energy storage company redT has switched on a 1 MW facility at Australia’s largest university – marking the country’s largest behind-the-meter commercial and industrial installation to date.
Parker Ranch, one of the largest cattle operations in the U.S., has award Go Electric with a contract to design and construct a 400-kW microgrid on-site.
Unsubsidised solar and onshore wind are now the cheapest source of new bulk power in all major economies except Japan thanks to falling technology costs.