Encouraging women to join the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce has become an important social movement that many hope will bring about significant change in STEM fields, where women are underrepresented.
Australia’s Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, Ivor Frischknecht, recently traveled to Israel where they visited Tel Aviv-based Eco Wave Power’s (EWP) tidal energy project in Jaffa Port.
Toshiba Corp. today said it has started commercial operation of a newly retrofitted coal plant in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan, that can burn biomass fuel.
U.S. Geothermal Inc. this week said that it will begin a search for a new CEO to take over for current CEO Dennis Gilles after his current term expires in July.
The National Energy Authority has granted North Tech Energy a license to locate and research geothermal energy on the seabed around Iceland.
A consortium led by Macquarie Group Ltd. vowed to beef up global spending in clean energy technologies after it agreed a deal to buy U.K. Green Investment Bank from the British government for 2.3 billion pounds ($3 billion).
President Donald Trump recently issued an executive order to start the process of reviewing and, ultimately, attempting to disassemble the Clean Power Plan and its supposedly job-killing mandates.
Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd. reports its SR2000 floating tidal turbine deployed for testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, achieved its rated 2 MW export capacity on April 12.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is ordering a study of the U.S. electric grid, with an eye to examining whether policies that favor wind and solar energy are accelerating the retirement of coal and nuclear plants critical to ensuring steady, reliable …
For more than a decade, advocates of geothermal energy have pushed for the same kind of treatment other energy producers receive from Canada’s federal government — with little progress. But with the release of the federal budget on March 22, that changed.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today published a notice in the Federal Register that it is seeking public comments on regulations that may be repealed, replaced or modified, in accordance with President Donald Trump’s executive order “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.”
Mitsubishi Corporation Power Ltd. (MCP) recently joined with The Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) in a joint venture, Aioi Bioenergy Corp., to develop biomass power generation in Japan.
With major corporations setting ambitious environmental targets, a surge in demand for renewable energy certificates (RECs)* is anticipated, according to the market players gathered at the RECS Market Meeting in Amsterdam on 21-22 March.
Gatwick Airport in the U.K. and DHL Supply Chain in March opened a new waste management plant, which Gatwick said is the first facility at an airport to turn airport waste into energy onsite.
California is privileged to have access to a variety of robust energy resources, particularly geothermal energy. It produces more geothermal power than any other state, and alone accounts for more than 20 percent of total geothermal energy pr…
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans held a legislative hearing earlier this week that could open some Bureau of Reclamation facilities up for non-federal pumped storage development.
Against the omnipresent threat of attack to digital assets and infrastructure, the burgeoning renewable energy industry is urged to establish an effective security culture. Renewable Energy World heard from Swiss Re and Swiss Re Corporate Solution…
China Everbright International last week said that it has placed the second phase of its Nanjing waste-to-energy project into commercial operation. Nanjing phase two is designed with a daily household waste processing capacity of 2,…
Miami-based EAWC Technologies last week said it is expanding its plan to build several waste-to-energy (WtE) power plants in Mexico. The company signed a revised agreement with Mexico-based Tecnologias Verdes SA de CV to construct a WtE power plant in Chiapas in southern Mexico — the first of five planned for the area.