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Renewable Energy News

July 22nd
Eduardo Porter, in a recent piece entitled “How Renewable Energy is Blowing Climate Change Efforts Off Course,” demonstrates that one can bend so far backwards to support nuclear energy that one ends up with their head in the entirely wrong place. Develo...
July 22nd
The Enel Group last week said that its Enel Green Power division will work with geothermal developer PT Optima Nusantara Energi on exploration of geothermal resources for the development of the 55-MW Way Ratai geothermal project in Indonesia’s Lampung pro...
July 22nd
Which vendors at Intersolar 2016 in San Francisco supply the best behind the meter self generation microgrid solutions?  I’ve asked similar questions about utility owned inverters, storage, and microgrids at previous Intersolars. This year ...
July 22nd
After the most recent oil production boom in the Gulf of Mexico ended, oil producers turned to small, light offshore structures to exploit the smaller reserves in shallow waters. These structures could be built and installed quickly and easily, allowing f...
July 21st
The Rittershoffen deep geothermal power plant was inaugurated recently in France.
July 21st
Will the price of power go up? Could the lights go out? Britain’s shock withdrawal from the European Union poses big questions, and urgency was in the air when the House of Lords, Parliament’s chamber responsible for amending legislation, quizzed two expe...
July 21st
Two years ago, Mark Jacobson, director of the Atmosphere and Energy Program at Stanford University and staunch supporter of renewables,  shared his opinion on Germany’s Energiewende, and the article garnered much attention. As the program has progres...
July 21st
Smart Village Initiative (SVI) organized a three-day workshop on Energy Access to Off-grid Communities for Sustainable Development. Despite the increasing efforts towards improved access to modern energy services at the global, regional and national level...
July 20th
On July 18, Empresa Publica de Producao de Electricidade (PRODEL) Project Manager, Celso Pontes, announced phase one at the 40-MW Matala hydroelectric project is complete and the detailed design of the second phase is now being prepared.  
July 20th
The United States, and indeed the world, would do well to reconsider the promise and the limitations of its infatuation with renewable energy. "The issue is, how do we decarbonize the electricity sector, while keeping the lights on, keeping costs low and ...
July 20th
The Long Island Power Authority plans to approve a 90-MW wind farm off the coast of New York that would become the largest in the U.S. when completed.
July 20th
Elon Musk’s plan for Tesla Motors Inc. to acquire SolarCity Corp. hinges on a symbiosis that doesn’t exist. At least not yet.
July 20th
In an effort to kick-start demand for its Powerpack energy storage solution, Tesla Energy is initiating pilot projects that demonstrate the value of energy storage to potential customers in the commercial space. One of the first of these pilots, a 4-MW st...
July 20th
The booming renewable energy industry is not only helping the world transition away from fossil fuels, it’s also providing job opportunities for people who are in most need of them.
July 20th
Contractors, homeowners and clean energy advocates across the U.S. are celebrating a much-anticipated Federal Housing Administration ruling that takes perceived risks out of a billion-dollar home energy financing vehicle known as PACE (Property Assessed C...
July 19th
Energy storage would gain access to the same tax incentives that helped make renewable energy the biggest new source of electricity in the U.S. last year under a bill introduced in the Senate.
July 19th
Iran is planning its first tender for utility-scale renewable energy projects by year end as it begins a green power build out that could draw $12 billion of investment by the time it’s complete.
July 19th
The first wind turbines at a major renewable energy project in South Australia have been activated. The Hornsdale wind farm is being developed by French renewable energy producer Neoen and built by Siemens Australia.