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February 8th
Suzlon Energy Ltd. had its sharpest five-day plunge in 16 months this week, reviving concerns the wind-turbine maker behind India’s biggest corporate default may again face difficulty with its debts.
February 8th
China, the world’s largest consumer of energy, surpassed Germany as the country with the most installed solar capacity after record additions last year.
February 8th
The Natural Resources Defense Council on Feb. 4 urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny a request by various constituents, including over two dozen states, to block President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, saying that assertions of irreparable harm have no...
February 8th
As a carbon-neutral energy source, biomass technology is helping organizations generate electricity and heat while reducing their carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions.
February 8th
Russia’s procurement to distribute clean energy capacity through 2016-2019 was dominated by concerns over the troubled Russian economy and the fallout for the development of renewable energy projects.
February 8th
German energy storage manufacturer sonnen said on Feb. 4 that its sonnenBatterie now is available to residents in Hawaii.
February 5th
The U.K. Green Investment Bank Offshore Wind Fund and funds managed by BlackRock Inc. acquired GLID Wind Farms TopCo Ltd. from Centrica Plc and EIG Global Energy Partners LLC for 423 million pounds ($615 million).
February 5th
A new algae raceway testing facility at Sandia National Laboratories is helping researchers bring the promise of algal biofuels closer to reality.
February 5th
Against the rapidly evolving landscape of renewable energy, hydropower remains the world’s primary source of clean energy — providing over 80 percent of renewable energy capacity, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
February 5th
There is a far-reaching transformation underway in the electricity industry. The electric grid that has powered our lives for more than a century is undergoing major changes, in response both to technological advancements and the consumer demand these new...
February 4th
Renewable energy was the biggest source of new power added to U.S. electrical grids last year as falling prices and government incentives made wind and solar increasingly viable alternatives to fossil fuels.
February 4th
The first phase of North Africa’s largest solar power complex was connected to the grid in Morocco, with a generating capacity of 160 megawatts.
February 4th
Seabed preparation work has begun at Veja Mate, a 402 MW offshore wind project located about 60 miles northwest of the island of Borkum in the German North Sea.
February 4th
With the U.K. government set to degress Feed-In Tariffs (FiT) for renewable energy generation from March 2016, it is critical that companies act now to secure beneficial subsidy payments. The implications of those subsidy changes for the anaerobic digesti...
February 4th
With more intermittent generation, fast-responding energy storage is becoming essential to maintaining grid reliability. PJM Interconnection was the first system operator in the U.S. to take advantage of FERC Order 755, which recognizes the value provided...
February 3rd
The 150-MW EDF Renewables Slate Creek Wind Farm in Kansas and the 150-MW Pattern Operations Fowler Ridge IV Wind Farm in Indiana are tied for the largest renewable energy projects that went online in January 2016.  Seven other solar and wind projects...
February 3rd
Dong Energy A/S is moving ahead with work on what will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm once it’s complete, a facility generating 1.2 GW of power off the Yorkshire coast in the U.K.
February 3rd
In its first opinion letter of the year, the Kansas Department of Revenue (DOR) confirmed that under Kansas law only a utility can sell power to a residential customer. The text of the letter references the request as being made by a residential solar com...