The 720-MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan will be the first project financed by China’s $40 billion Silk Road Fund, according to “The New York Times.”
Billionaire Elon Musk thinks he can pave the way to a better energy future by turning the mattress-shaped batteries in Tesla’s electric car into upright pillars so they can be used to power homes, businesses and even utilities.
Europe’s utilities are re-evaluating their business models due to the energy transition. Members of POWER-GEN Europe’s Advisory Board consider how a reliance on fossil fuels is no longer politically desirable, forcing utilities to transform their portfolios to adapt to radical change.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has opened its new 75,000 square foot, $438 million Central Utilities Plant (CUP).
Walking through the frenetic streets of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital city, it’s not out of the ordinary to see large swaths of electrical grids suddenly shut down, the power supply overextended.
The World Bank indicated in its new report “Building Competitive Green Industries: The Climate and Clean Technology Opportunity for Developing Countries” that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries are set to undergo signific…
Japan anticipates that by 2030 clean energy such as solar and hydro will generate slightly more of the nation’s electricity than nuclear power plants.
Canadian Solar Inc., the third-biggest panel maker, expects a potential shortage of supply in the second half of this year as demand increases worldwide.
China’s waste incineration sector has experienced rapid growth from 2011 to 2015 — a period encompassing the government’s 12th five-year plan. Chinese waste-to-energy plants that have either been operational or under construction are expected to number over 300 by the end of 2015, when China’s annual solid waste incineration capacity is forecast to reach 100 million tons, according to the government’s guidelines.
Engie, the French utility built from a decade of mergers, will consider further acquisitions as it seeks to expand its presence in renewable energy and the global market for natural gas shipments.
Entrepreneurial, social development-driven companies are teaming up with multilateral development agencies and governments to bring clean, affordable and reliable renewable electricity to places where it’s never been. Combining PV arrays, battery stora…
A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake that originated in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 25, may have caused significant damage to hydroelectric facilities and additional power producing infrastructure, according to published reports.
China’s $45 billion push into Pakistan is skirting one of the Indian subcontinent’s most dangerous flashpoints. The proposed 4,500-megawatt Diamer Bhasha hydropower plant would eliminate about half of Pakistan’s power shortfall and irrigate millions of acres of parched farmland. While both the U.S. and China have promised to help Pakistan court private investors for the dam, they’ve resisted putting up the cash themselves.
Tesla Motors Inc. is signing up big customers like Wal-Mart and Cargill, accelerating efforts to become a leader in energy storage — a new market that’s poised to boost sales and profit at the electric vehicle pioneer.
A $2 trillion push in the U.S. to blend renewable energy into the power supply and fortify transmission lines against extreme weather means that Americans must act more like Europeans to keep their power costs down.
Oil fracking companies seeking to improve their image and pull in a little extra cash are turning their waste water into clean geothermal power.
According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower combined provided over 75 percent (75.43 percent) of the 1,229 megaw…
A surge in project development debt finance and investments in downstream residential and commercial solar PV funds highlighted a rebound in overall corporate renewable energy funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2015’s first quarter, according to Mercom Capital’s “Solar Funding and M&A 2015 First Quarter” report.
State utility Latvenergo AS has awarded a contract worth more than US$107.2 million to Alstom to refurbish six Kaplan units at the 402-MW Riga hydroelectric project in Latvia.
Say hello to your dream home and goodbye to rising electric bills. Meritage Homes, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, will reveal California’s first and only Net Zero Community on this year’s Earth Day, April 22. The homebuilder has partnered with leading energy companies to develop a community called Sierra Crest with 20 zero net energy (ZNE) homes in North Fontana area.