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December 6th
The $1.5 billion privatizations of two of China’s biggest solar companies have been thrown into doubt because of concerns they may run afoul of a government effort to keep more of the nation’s money supply at home.
December 6th
Kenya Power Company, Kenya’s largest power utility, should come up with technical regulations that require only solar PV inverters with smart grid management functions are connected to its distribution grid.
December 6th
The Missouri Basin Municipal Power Agency d/b/a Missouri River Energy Services applied Dec. 1 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a preliminary permit, good for up to three years of feasibility work on the 1,200-MW Gregory County Pump Storage ...
December 6th
President-Elect Trump has repeatedly claimed that climate change is a “hoax,” and has appointed notorious climate denier Myron Ebell to run the transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
December 6th
In part one of this article, we looked at five trends in the rapidly evolving technology of advanced blade pitch systems. Let’s take a look now at three key insights for making the right blade pitch system decisions.
December 6th
On Nov. 25, the European Technology & Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy announced it has defined the research priorities for Europe’s ocean energy industry in its “Strategic Research Agenda” report.
December 5th
Skipjack Offshore Energy LLC applied Nov. 30 with the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval of a 120-MW wind project that would qualify for a Maryland set-aside program for offshore wind energy.
December 5th
For some time in The Digest, we have examined the problem of matching capital to projects. As Ecostrat’s Jordan Solomon observed at ABLC Next a few weeks back, “the vast majority of projects are given junk ratings, if they can get rated at all.”
December 5th
As the fourth busiest European port in cargo tonnage, the Port of Amsterdam is of substantial economic importance to Amsterdam and the Netherlands. More than 2,000 companies use the port and generate €6 billion in revenue per year. Companies in the p...
December 5th
The University of Washington’s Clean Energy Institute (CEI) will install energy storage at its Washington Clean Energy Testbeds facility in Seattle.
December 5th
The latest developments in blade pitch technology have opened new opportunities for wind turbine manufacturers. In this two-part article, we will look at five key trends of this rapidly evolving technology and three important insights to keep in mind to m...
December 5th
French utility EDF and German energy storage company STORNETIC have embarked on a joint project that seeks to advance the position of flywheel energy storage technology in meeting the needs of the modern grid.
December 2nd
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, fresh from taking over the presidency of the Group of 20 nations, plans to use her leverage to challenge Donald Trump’s skepticism about the value of renewable energy by pointing out where it’s a viable business.
December 2nd
Originally focused solely on helping intrepid trekkers survive and enjoy India's Himalayas, Global Himalayan Expeditions (GHE) is bringing safe, reliable and affordable electricity to remote mountain villages and communities in India's Kargil and Ladakh p...
December 2nd
Scottish Ministers have granted their approval for the construction and operation of a 400-MW pumped-storage hydroelectric plant at the Glenmuckloch surface coal mine.
December 2nd
Last month, politicians, energy executives, and energy experts met in Istanbul for the 23rd World Energy Congress. A new report written by Arup for the congress outlines that although cities consume the majority of the world’s energy and house t...
December 2nd
Our country had a surprise when Trump was elected as our next President. He takes office in fewer than two months. Compared to his predecessors, President Elect Trump has very different views about energy, manufacturing and business in general.
December 2nd
Air pollution is now one of the most pressing environmental concerns. While nine out of the ten most polluted cities in the world lie in India and Pakistan that leaves no room for complacency amongst other countries; partly because they too have their own...