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.
Wave energy developer SINN Power has received a US$1.2 million grant from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy to expand its research activities on the Greek island of Crete.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission announced on July 25 it had accepted an application for a preliminary permit for the 172-MW Panther Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project in Pennsylvania.
Quorum has been restored to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, following the unanimous confirmation of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson by the U.S. Senate.
Japanese investment group Mitsui & Co. has sold its minority share in European hydropower project operator First Hydro to Canada’s Brookfield Renewable Partners.
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.
For the past two years, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Technical Service Center in Denver, Colo., has been conducting tests of its 1:12-scale model of St. Mary Diversion Dam facilities in Montana.
Wind and solar power don’t pose a significant threat to the reliability of the U.S. power grid, U.S. Department of Energy staff members said in a draft report, contradicting statements by their leader Rick Perry.
How many times do you hear about the future of energy, the next generation of power applications or the future utility business model? Like me, you’re probably getting a little tired of it.
A ruling by the 8th Civil Court of Santiago has favored utility AES Gener in a dispute with consortium Constructora Nuevo Maipo (CNM) regarding services associated with construction of the 531-MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric project.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) would be able to set policy and direction for “several significant issues that will impact renewables, including on interconnection, frequency response and wholesale market rules,” according to Ruta Skučas, a partner at Pierce Atwood.
Decades of planning are coming to fruition as construction of Nigeria’s 3,050-MW Mambilla hydroelectric plant began earlier this week.
Scottish tidal energy company Nova Innovation is to head a consortium of nine leading industrial, academic and research organisations in a major new European project.
In late June, solar energy stakeholders in New Hampshire rejoiced when the public utilities commission (PUC) released new order effectively removing the solar net-metering cap in the state.
The new order allows all customers with systems of <…
On Wednesday, June 28, Zentech Inc. and Renewables Resources International (RRI) announced their intention to deliver the first Jones-Act-compliant, four legged, self-propelled dynamically-positioned level 2 (DP2) jack-up vessel to the emerging U.S. of…
Following the passage of bills in the Virginia General Assembly this year, Dominion Energy is searching for sites in the coalfields of Southwest Virginia where it can build a pumped hydroelectric storage facility. In December 2016, Virginia Sen. Ben Ch…
The Hydro Hall of Fame Class of 2017 features four new inductees, honored June 27 during the opening keynote session of HydroVision International 2017 being held in Denver, Colo.
POWER-GEN Europe today marked its 25 anniversary by opening a new chapter in the history of European energy industry trade shows. Today the show’s owner, PennWell Corporation, unveiled Electrify Europe, the world’s first event dedicated to the convergence in the power generation and transmission and distribution sectors.
In April, solar reached a new milestone, providing more than 2.3 percent of U.S. electrical supply, according to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly, with data through April 30, 2017. Consequently, solar has now moved into third place among renewable sources — behind hydropower and wind but ahead of biomass and geothermal.