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September 26th
Jordanian power company Clean Energy Concepts (CEC) could benefit from Kenya’s ambitious multi-billion-dollar Konza Technology city, popularly known as the “Silicon Savannah,” located about 60 kilometres south of Nairobi, Africa.
September 26th
Solar power will soon be the new standard for powering mining operations, says CEO of Lightsource Renewable Energy, Nick Boyle, adding that solar can lower the energy costs as well as provide stable power for mines.
September 26th
Tesla Motors Inc. plans to introduce a new combination of solar power, battery storage and electric-vehicle charging systems at an event near San Francisco on Oct. 28.
September 26th
Bangkok-based Thai Solar Energy Co. last week said that its board agreed to move forward with investments in three biomass projects in southern Thailand.
September 26th
President Barack Obama’s plan to rein in carbon pollution from power plants has been a boon for at least one group: the legal profession.
September 23rd
Nearly two years after presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced a thaw in relations, Cuba’s communist government is turning to foreign investors to boost renewable energy as it faces cutbacks in cheap oil imports from Venezuela.
September 23rd
In an interview with CNN, TV and radio personality Bill Nye "The Science Guy" responds to the devastating flooding in Louisiana this August by urging offshore oil and gas companies to use their equipment and expertise to build out the U.S. offsh...
September 23rd
Gulf Island Fabrication Inc. has for decades built hulking platforms to extract oil and natural gas from the seabed. With the collapse of offshore drilling, the company has turned to helping harvest another energy resource: wind.
September 23rd
One of the studies we might like to see is the turnover rate for new solar installation companies. Exactly how well can new solar contractors expect to do in today’s solar marketplace?
September 23rd
We’re in the midst of a bizarre presidential election. And a global energy transition driven by both economics and climate change. So where do Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand with their plans for our energy future?
September 23rd
A report published by the UK Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECCC) forecasts that “on its current course, the UK will fail to achieve its 2020 renewable energy targets.”
September 22nd
In New York, jetBlue announced a 10-year, 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in aviation history, and the largest, long-term, binding commitment by...
September 22nd
The rigorous monitoring of procedures for solar PV systems installation under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIP) has ensured safety and high performance of the solar PV projects already connected to the c...
September 22nd
The SunShot Initiative welcomes Dr. Charlie Gay, the program’s new director, a solar industry pioneer who has witnessed its rise from a niche technology that powered microwave repeaters on isolated mountaintops to the robust business it is today.
September 22nd
I interrupt the Justice Delayed series for something slightly different. The series has thus far focused on the challenge to EPA’s authority in the matter of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). Today, I want to shift the discussion to a law suit filed in the fede...
September 22nd
Boosting our economy — both nationally and globally — and solving humanity’s shared climate change challenge are not mutually exclusive endeavors. In fact, many of today’s brightest minds say they go hand in hand, and even make the case that climate chang...
September 21st
According to the National Hydropower Association, one of the best power sources to tap in the United States are non-powered dams. 
September 21st
The World Bank has approved US$390 million in additional financing to be used by Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority for extensions of its Tarbela hydroelectric plant.