Supporters of geothermal electricity generation development around the world are pushing for more sharing of knowledge and lessons learned as the key to building out the significant untapped geothermal resources in regions like Central America.
China’s creating the world’s largest power company. The government of President Xi Jinping approved the merger of Shenhua Group Corp., the country’s top coal miner, with China Guodian Corp., among its largest power generators, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission said Monday.
Vancouver, B.C.-based Dajin Resources Corp. last week signed a memorandum of understanding with Reno, Nev.-based Geothermal Development Associates to share geothermal data to support their separate operational goals in Nevada.
London-based investment firm Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) last week purchased 20 biomass and waste-to-energy facilities from the U.K. Green Investment Bank.
Now that the US Department of Energy staff has released its report to Secretary Perry on Electricity Markets and Reliability, Renewable Energy World has received many comments from industry that seem to generally favor the results
In April, newly appointed U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry called for a study of the U.S. electricity grid. He wanted the study to reveal why so many coal plants were retiring and whether or not energy policies (renewable folks, think the ITC, PTC, RPS) were distorting the market and making the grid unstable.
As most in the energy industry knew, the answer is incredibly nuanced. The 187-page report, released today, details the many reasons impacting the retirement of coal plants – the fact that they are old, in need of upgrades, costlier to run than natural gas plants, and not running at full capacity – are just some of them.
Argentina’s next renewable power auction will be half the size of last year’s because of an infrastructure bottleneck slowing down the ability to add capacity.
Calpine Corp. on Friday said that a consortium of investors will buy the geothermal and natural gas electricity supplier for $5.6 billion. Energy Capital Partners along with a consortium of investors led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Inv…
A startup called Energy and Environmental Sustainability is taking cactus waste from the Milpa Alta neighborhood of the capital and turning it into biogas.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced it will provide $2.49 million in funding to attract future investment via a 3-year project that will explore the tidal energy potential in Australia.
GE Renewable Energy announced it has received a turnkey contract from Star Pumped Storage Ltd. for the 344-MW Kokhav Hayarden pumped storage station in Israel.
A combined solar and methane power plant in South Australia is set to begin operating within days. In what’s believed to be an Australian first, the plant will channel thermal energy from solar panels and methane gas from decomposed garbage through a shared turbine inter-connector.
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) recently said that it will invest CAN$2.6 million for the construction of a “waste-to-bio-pellets” facility in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Japan’s first new geothermal power plant in 15 years will open next month, heralding the start of a new chapter for the nation’s nuclear-hit energy industry.
China Everbright International is expanding its portfolio of waste-to-energy projects in China’s Shandong Province. The company this week said that it has secured a contract to build the Qihe waste-to-energy project in Qihe County.
Japanese investment group Mitsui & Co. has sold its minority share in European hydropower project operator First Hydro to Canada’s Brookfield Renewable Partners.
Germany-based EEW Energy from Waste last week was awarded a contract to build and operate a thermal waste recovery plant in Poland following an EU-wide tender process.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory yesterday said it will lead a $9 million project to remove technical barriers to commercialization of enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) for electricity generation.
I am not a member of the deep state. I am not big government. I am a scientist, a policy expert, a civil servant and a worried citizen. Reluctantly, as of today, I am also a whistleblower on an administration that chooses silence over science.
Singapore-based Keppel Seghers Belgium N.V. today said that it will supply incineration technology and services worth US$14.6 million to two waste-to-energy projects in China.