A combination of physical hardware and assets, software, products and services, and networked actors, Energy Cloud platforms sit at the confluence of highly disruptive technologies and enable new business models supporting multi-sided value exchanges.
Lithium could be a lifeline for oil majors as the energy industry shifts toward lower-polluting alternatives to fossil fuels, said Jeff McDermott of Greentech Capital Advisors LLC.
The Kenyan National Treasury on Mar. 16 secured financing from Japan to upgrade the Olkaria 1 geothermal plant in Naivasha, Kenya.
How we talk about climate-related energy issues drives a wedge between stakeholders, but people with differing opinions do meet on some issues, and it’s possible to maximize the benefits of that common ground.
A partnership between the African Development Bank and International Solar Alliance will create finance instruments for solar deployments in Africa’s Sahel region.
Canadian utility BC Hydro has awarded three contracts associated with the construction and supply of its 1,100-MW Site C hydroelectric plant.
A new video produced with support from international development agency USAID takes a closer look at microgrid development in India and the need to bring these independent solar and battery-based systems to villages alread…
At a breakfast during “NH Energy Week,” Governor Sununu said that its time to take the politics out of energy. His office is set to release a long-term energy plan in the next few weeks that lays out the direction that the state should be going regardi…
M-Kopa, the Kenyan pay-per-use solar power provider, is downsizing in a bid to improve its competitiveness, ensure long-term sustainability, and increase return for investors. The Nairobi-headquartered company said it laid off more than 150 of its over…
A series of recent state-level actions have been lauded by industry advocates as positive steps for driving deployments of residential, community-scale and utility-scale solar.
A newly formed business partnership is working to find a way to use biomass with legacy coal waste in a “super-fuel” blend to help clean up one of the most polluting coal countries in the European Union.
Not often is running the electric grid as simple as applying lessons from childhood. Right now it is — California is learning to share with its neighbors.
Latin America’s booming clean energy market is attracting the world’s energy giants, which are driving down prices and squeezing out the little guys.
Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil yesterday said that it plans to change its name to Equinor to reflect its evolution into a “broad energy company” that will include renewables.
The World Bank Group has approved a US$375 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support Ethiopia’s goal of achieving universal electricity access by 2025.
Global solar power saw considerable success last year, with installations increasing by about 29 percent to 98.9 GW from 76.5 GW in 2016, according to data released today by SolarPower Europe.
On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Fairbanks Morse announced that it has delivered its PoweReliability-as-a-Service platform to a Fortune 500 company in Puerto Rico. The installation provides a dual fuel combined heat and power (CHP) microgrid with approxim…
Carbon Lighthouse, a San Francisco-based energy-efficiency company, raised $27 million to expand its engineering and marketing efforts. GRC SinoGreen Fund led the oversubscribed funding round and JCI Ventures, SV Tech Ventures and EBay founde…
Egypt inaugurated the first solar power plant at a remote desert complex where the government plans to generate as much as 1.8 GW from the sun, cutting the most populous Arab nation’s reliance on dirty and expensive fossil fuels.
A new underwriting and risk assessment standard could help scale up this $1 trillion global market.