Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Statkraft announces it has decided to start construction of the 51.6-MW Los Lagos hydropower plant in Chile. The construction is planned to commence in August and completion is scheduled for second half of 2022.
Bolivian President Evo Morales has inaugurated the 69-MW San Jose II Hydroelectric Power Plant in the municipality of Colomi, department of Cochabamba.
According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. electrical generating capacity by renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) has now – fo…
As the sun sets on California’s solar farms, a backup energy source deep in the Sierra Nevada Mountains springs to life.
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Genex Power Limited has signed a share subscription agreement (SSA) with Electric Power Development Co Ltd, trading as J-POWER, for a conditional investment of up to AUD$25 million (US$17.5 million).
As the world responds to the challenges of climate change, energy systems are evolving, and evolving fast. The past 10 years have seen the rise (and dramatic cost reduction) of renewable energy such as wind and solar, to the extent that they are no lon…
GE Renewable Energy has signed a three-year agreement with Enel Green Power to provide predictive operation and maintenance capabilities to the group’s hydro plants in Spain, with a total capacity of up to 3.2 GW.
The nation’s largest electric grid operator is grappling with how to prevent state climate policies from merely pushing emissions — and costs — across state lines.
Brazil is the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world, after only China, and hydropower accounted for more than 70% of the country’s electricity generation in 2018. Brazil’s latest 10-year energy plan seeks to maintain this level of…
On Wednesday in Manchester, New Hampshire, a group of about 20 women from the NH chapter of the New England Women in Energy and the Environment toured the Amoskeag Hydropower Facility and Fishways, a 97-year old continuously functioning hydropower plant.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a 10-year pilot project license to the Igiugig Village Council to construct, operate and maintain the 70-kW Igiugig Hydrokinetic Project.
Iberdrola, through its Brazilian affiliate Neoenergia, has opened the 350-MW Baixo Iguacu hydroelectric power plant, with an investment of more than €500 million (US$559.5 million).
A new report produced by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO) and released this week says that de…
The Water Power Technologies Office of the U.S. Department of Energy is now accepting applications for $6.6 million in the latest round of funding under section 242 of Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT).
Oil companies, automakers and consumer products manufacturers will unleash a campaign for a U.S. tax on carbon dioxide emissions even though it may lead to higher prices for their products.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s surprise victory in Australia’s election was a win for the coal industry and ensures the debate about tackling climate change will continue to polarize the nation.
People in Germany are more pessimistic than the rest of Europe regarding their country’s progress on its energy transition, or engergiewende.
Gravity Renewables has acquired the 10.5-MW Dahowa Hydroelectric Project, located on the Batten Kill River in Greenwich, Washington County, N.Y.