NextEra Energy Resources breaks ground on two solar power projects in southern California

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, through its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries, today announced it has begun construction of two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on separate sites in southern California. The solar PV systems will be ground mounted on 20-acre privately owned sites in Apple Valley, Calif., and Blythe, Calif.   “We are committed to developing projects that […]

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Pattern Energy to Co-Develop 300 Megawatt Wind Energy Project in Canada

Increasing its identified growth opportunities, Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGI) (TSX: PEG) (“Pattern Energy”), today announced the addition of 150 megawatts (MW) of the 300 MW Henvey Inlet Wind project to its list of identified Right of First Offer (ROFO) projects from Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”). Highlights Largest wind project in Ontario […]

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Vestas wants to play an important role in building wind power facilities in Bangladesh

Vestas signed a MoU with US-DK Green Energy (BD) Ltd (UDGEL) recently in Singapore for this purpose, the Danish embassy in Dhaka has said in a media release on Wednesday. With this MOU, Vestas and UDGEL expressed their interest in exploring “collaboration opportunities” to develop wind power projects. “As an experienced wind turbine manufacturer, we […]

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Is the Internet Killing (or Saving) the Planet?

Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2014 explores the benefits and challenges that digital technologies offer for sustainability . With resource-saving notions like “the paperless office” and “telecommuting,” the digital age holds great environmental promise. But have digital technologies really helped to improve global sustainability? In the Worldwatch Institute’s State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability, […]

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Global Annual Sales of E-Bicycles are Expected to Exceed 40 Million Units by 2023

Increasing urbanization is likely to drive growing acceptance of e-bicycles for personal transport, report concludes.   A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for throttle-control and pedal-assist electric bicycles (e-bicycles), including global market forecasts for annual e-bicycle unit sales and revenue through 2023. While e-bicycles are still an emerging market in North […]

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UN report urges switch to cleaner fuels to combat climate change

A comprehensive report published by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Sunday stressed the need to turn to cleaner sources of energy to combat climate change. With 95 percent certainty, the report found that human activity, such as the burning of fossil fuels, is the primary cause of rising temperatures since […]

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Wind energy contributing to a cleaner, more flexible and cost competitive electricity system

A new Fraser Institute study misrepresents the impact of wind energy on the electricity bills paid by Ontario consumers.   This is the conclusion of Power Advisory LLC, a leading management consulting firm that specializes in North American electricity markets.  On behalf of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), Power Advisory LLC undertook an analysis of […]

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Siemens signs long-term service contract for U.S. wind energy projects totaling over 2 GW

Siemens will provide service and maintenance at 12 MidAmerican Energy wind power projects in Iowa through June 2024. Largest onshore wind energy service contract to date for Siemens.   Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with the U.S. energy company MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines at 12 wind projects […]

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Abengoa to continue with Palen Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project development

The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project will now incorporate Abengoa’s technology, including a large storage system, to better meet the needs of  California. Abengoa’s new proposal will make use of the company’s molten salt tower with Thermal Energy Storage (TES) proprietary technology. TES is a proven technology that allows solar energy to be stored so […]

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Renewable Energy potential exceeds 12,000 MW in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is not only a country with rich natural resources, but also a nation capable of taking advantages of alternative resources, such as solar power, wind energy, thermal energies.   The total capacity of alternative and renewable energy sources in Azerbaijan exceeds 12,000 megawatts, the Deputy Head of the Department of Investments and Strategic Development […]

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Myanmar plans 41 new power plants in 15 years

Myanmar has mapped a 15-year power development plan to meet increasing demand, setting its sights on boosting capacity from 4,581 megawatts to over 29,000MW in 2031. According to Myint Oo, director at the Ministry of Electric Power, the plan will shift Myanmar’s focus from hydropower to other energy sources, including coal, natural gas, solar, and […]

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