» Astaldi receives stop work order for 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydro project in Canada
19/10/18 16:30 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Nalcor Energy has issued a stop work order to Astaldi Canada Inc., the main contractor on its 824-MW Muskrat Falls hydro project, and is arranging for the company’s about 500 workers in Labrador to return home.
» New Partnership Explores V2G Solutions for Europe
19/10/18 10:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Last week San Diego-based Nuvve Corporation and European-based EDF Group announced a strategic partnership that will leverage Nuvve’s expertise in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies in support of EDF Group’s Electric Mobility Plan on “sm...
» Could Sustainable Clean Energy Securitization Save the Planet?
18/10/18 12:19 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The financial instrument that nearly collapsed the global economy is being re-engineered to create a new market with a lofty goal: to save the planet.
» Industry and Academia Partner To Train Next Generation of Digital Grid Experts
18/10/18 10:00 from Energy Efficiency News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Last week, Siemens and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announced a new new academic partnership that they say will provide students with the skills needed to operate and advance the nation’s energy grid.
» Energy Storage in California is About to Get MUCH Cleaner. Here’s How.
17/10/18 16:47 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
California recently joined other leading states, provinces, cities, and corporations around the world by setting an ambitious 100 percent carbon-free electricity target. It’s a landmark, not because California was the first, but because ...
» Voith and Siemens to collaborate on hybrid plants that include hydropower
17/10/18 16:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG and the Siemens Energy Management Division have signed a letter of intent for collaborating on appropriate hybrid power projects containing hydropower.
» Global Electrification Goals Are Driving Microgrid Market
17/10/18 15:05 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
According to the Microgrid Market Growth Potential - Industry Size Outlook Report 2024, the microgrid market is expected to reach $19 billion by 2024, nearly five times the original valuation of this business space in 2016.
» Denmark Does U-Turn on Electric Cars to Reach Fossil-Free Future
17/10/18 12:08 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Denmark plans to postpone tax increases on electric vehicles as part of a slew of new measures the government is seeking to consolidate the country’s reputation as a “green pioneer” and help it achieve its climate goals.
» Cybersecurity pact for Europe’s energy sector
17/10/18 10:57 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A European cybersecurity pact has been agreed that is intended to make “the tools of the energy transition safe for citizens and secure for providers”.
» SoCal Edison Selects esVolta for Energy Storage Projects
17/10/18 09:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The projects, which are pending approval by the California Public Utilities Commission, include the Wildcat Energy Storage project (3 MW/12 MWh) near Palm Springs and the three Acorn Energy Storage projects (total combined capacity of 6....
» Walmart Procures 233-MW Wind-Energy PPA from EDP Renewables
16/10/18 20:30 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The deal with Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart includes three wind farms—all developed, owned and operated by EDP Renewables—in the states of Illinois and Indiana.
» HSBC Pension Pledges $329 Million Investment in Green Energy
16/10/18 10:30 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
HSBC Holdings Plc’s pension manager plans to invest 250 million pounds ($329 million) of its pension scheme into renewable energy infrastructure for wind and solar in the U.K., joining around 30 other firms making similar climate change ...
» 8 Things You Need to Know About the IPCC 1.5˚C Report
16/10/18 10:19 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
While all countries committed under the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 1.5˚C-2˚C (2.7-3.6˚ F), major questions remained: How can the world achieve this temperature goal? And what happens if it doesn’t?
» Drax to Buy U.K. Hydro and Gas Plants from Iberdrola in Coal Shift
16/10/18 10:07 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Drax Group Plc agreed to buy some of Iberdrola SA’s power plants for 702 million pounds ($923 million), boosting its clean energy assets in a further shift away from burning coal.
» IRENA: Egypt Could Meet Up to 53 Percent of Electricity Demand with Renewables
16/10/18 10:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Egypt has the potential to meet up to 53 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook, released in Cairo las...
» Centrica says distributed energy tech could slash UK emissions
15/10/18 15:35 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The UK could meet a significant slice of carbon emissions’ target if it more widely deployed distributed energy technologies.
» Toward the Digital Power Plant: Siemens and Bentley Close the Gap on Design, Build, Operate and Maintain
15/10/18 15:30 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
This week in London to kick off the Year in Infrastructure event, Siemens and Bentley Systems announced a further integration of their respective platforms with the combination of Bentley's and Siemens’ asset performance management (APM)...
» IEA: World Could Install 1.3 TW of Clean Energy by 2023
15/10/18 10:16 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The world could install more than a trillion watts of renewable power over the next five years, more than the entire current generation capacity of the European Union.
» Renewable Hungry Companies need to get on the RTO ASAP
15/10/18 02:00 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The report by recently rebranded Wind-Solar Alliance points out that more than 100 U.S. corporate buyers —members of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance — have set a goal of purchasing 60 GW of new U.S. renewable energy capaci...
» Britain's Battery Market Will Grow by $7.9 Billion by 2030
12/10/18 23:37 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Britain’s power market will need investment of 6 billion pounds ($7.9 billion) between now and 2030 in flexible generation and storage such as batteries to support the transition toward an economy that emits less carbon, a study showed.
» IRENA Conducting Survey of Gender and Renewable Energy
12/10/18 13:47 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The International Renewable Energy Agency is conducting a survey to gather quantitative and qualitative insights into the current status of women’s participation in the renewable energy sector.
» Schneider Electric Building Microgrid at Port of Long Beach
12/10/18 12:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Schneider Electric announced Wednesday that it has a $5.2 million contract to design, engineer and build a new microgrid at the Port of Long Beach in southern California. The port also is going to get a huge infusion of electric vehicle ...
» Reaching the Tipping Point: Why Investing in Solar+Storage Makes Economic Sense for Mines
12/10/18 11:46 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
While price is one of the key drivers to integrate renewables in mines, solar alone is no more the lone influencer
» E.ON Optimizes EV Charging with New IT Backbone
11/10/18 15:58 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
E.ON has partnered with Finnish-based technology firm Virta to optimize its EV charging network across Europe.
» New York Has $40 Million for New Solar+Storage Projects
11/10/18 15:52 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
New York’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has ambitious goals for renewable energy and energy storage. In his state of the state address this year, he announced the he wanted 1.5 GW of energy storage on the grid by 2025 and in June NYSERDA and...
» Kickstarting the Energy Revolution: How Crowdfunding is Pushing the Renewable Energy Transition
11/10/18 15:49 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
When innovators come up with the idea for the next great technological breakthrough, the first roadblocks to seeing that idea to fruition are typically funding. Among renewable energy inventions, this need is typically filled through wea...
» PECO Offers Financial Support for Commercial Installation of EV Charging Stations
11/10/18 15:36 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
PECO (formerly the Philadelphia Electric Company) announced that the utility will be offering a new incentive for commercial customers who install electric vehicle charging stations for public use. The incentive will be available to comm...
» Bolivia looking to finance US$2 billion of hydro, wind projects
11/10/18 15:04 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Bolivian energy authorities are in the process of identifying about US$2 billion in financing for early stage hydro and wind power generation projects, which total 710 MW and 45 MW, respectively.
» U.S. Department of Energy To Bring $40B Cash to POWER-GEN International
10/10/18 16:47 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
After wallowing in limbo for the first part of 2018 awaiting re-authorization, the Loan Program Office (LPO) at the Department of Energy is back in business with about $40 billion burning a hole in its proverbial pocket. Mike Reed, Direc...
» Maui Electric Adds Cheap Solar to its Grid
10/10/18 14:45 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Maui Electric Company said it turned on its second large-scale solar project on Tuesday, October 5. The 2.87-MW project spans 10.85 acres and was built in partnership with Kenyon Energy, the developer, and M+W Energy, which served as EPC...
» Duke Energy Plans To Invest At Least Half a Billion in Energy Storage in the Carolinas
10/10/18 14:22 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
This week Duke Energy said that it plans to deploy about $500 million of battery storage capacity over the next 15 years, which it estimates to be equivalent to about 300 MW of capacity. (MWh of capacity was not specified.) The storage c...
» WAPDA announces 1,410-MW Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project completed
09/10/18 16:15 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Water and Power Development Authority in Pakistan says the third and last unit at its 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 th Extension Hydropower Project has been synchronized with the National Grid.
» China EV Funding Tops Clean Energy Deals in Q3
09/10/18 14:51 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Equity raised by Chinese electric vehicle companies was the “conspicuous bright spot” in clean energy transactions in the third quarter of this year, which saw the total global deal value fall 6 per cent on 2017’s figure.
» Exxon Puts $1 Million Into Quest for Carbon Tax-and-Rebate Plan
09/10/18 13:46 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
An effort to put a tax on carbon dioxide emissions just won an unlikely underwriter: a top producer of oil and gas.
» Wind and Solar Power Changing How Coal Plants Operate
09/10/18 13:30 from Energy Efficiency News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Gentleman coal plant was once the linchpin of Nebraska’s electricity grid, its twin smokestacks visible for miles across the prairie. Now, the state’s biggest power source is routinely pushed aside to make room for more wind and sola...
» Orlando Utility Commission is Host Utility for POWER-GEN International
08/10/18 17:56 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In union with OUC’s role as host utility of POWER-GEN International, the utilities Board President Gregory D. Lee will be a keynote speaker on the conference’s first day. Lee was elected president of OUC’s governing body in 2016. He will...
» Report: $2.4 Trillion Clean Energy Investment Needed To Avoid Climate Catastrophe
08/10/18 17:05 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The world must invest $2.4 trillion in clean energy every year through 2035 and cut the use of coal-fired power to almost nothing by 2050 to avoid catastrophic damage from climate change, according to scientists convened by the United Na...
» Ãrsted Acquires Deepwater Wind for $510 Million
08/10/18 14:09 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
On Monday, global offshore wind leader Ãrsted announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire a 100 percent of Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of US $510 million. Deepwater wind built the first U.S. offs...
» SINN Power to conduct feasibility study of wave energy, other renewables in Guinea
05/10/18 17:15 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
SINN Power is conducting a study to determine how a renewable energy mix of its wave technology, small wind farms, kinematic hydroelectric plants and solar energy can be used to secure a durable and stable power supply in Guinea.
» Iowa Looks to Take the Next Steps on Storage
05/10/18 09:00 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A $200,000 state grant will finance research into two solar-plus-storage projects aimed at better understanding the state’s energy storage potential.