JinkoSolar to develop 200 MW photovoltaic solar power project in China

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the local government of Lingwu City (“Lingwu”), Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, to develop a 200 MW ground-mounted PV power plant. professional paper writers Under the terms of … Continue reading JinkoSolar to develop 200 MW photovoltaic solar power project in China

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Record High for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion and cement production reached 9.7 gigatons of carbon (GtC) in 2012 and may reach 9.9 GtC in 2013. Coal remains a major driver of CO2 emissions, accounting for 54 percent of the emissions increase in 2012. Fossil fuel combustion, together with deforestation and land use change, has pushed the … Continue reading Record High for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Chadbourne Advises on Pioneering Wind Farm in Jordan

Chadbourne & Parke advised the International Finance Corporation (IFC), European Investment Bank (EIB), EKF (lenders, including Denmark’s export credit agency) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), in connection with the financing of a wind power project that will be built in Tafila, Southern Jordan. The deal closed on 27 November 2013. The lenders … Continue reading Chadbourne Advises on Pioneering Wind Farm in Jordan

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Kenya’s wind farm gets funding

The African Infrastructure Investment Fund 2 (AIIF2) and Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) said Tuesday they have signed a 150 million U.S. dollars agreement to construct Kenya’s wind park project. The 60.8 MW Kinangop Wind Park project comprises the construction, financing, operation and maintenance of a 60.8 MW Greenfield wind park located in … Continue reading Kenya’s wind farm gets funding

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Reliance Power ready to start 100 MW Concentrated Solar Thermal Power (CSP) plant in March

Reliance Power has started pre-commissioning activities for its Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) project in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district. Seven Indian concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) plants missed deadlines to start operating in May this year, hobbled by escalating costs and difficulties importing equipment. Only one has been finished, Godawari Power & Ispat Ltd.

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Iberdrola Renewables

Construction continues at Iberdrola Renewables’ 202 megawatt Baffin Wind Farm in Kenedy County, Texas, following road construction that began in November. Major activities included mobilizing the construction trailers and equipment, ordering foundation steel and road materials, and initiating grading. Work will continue through December with road and foundation construction on-site and with equipment manufacturing and electrical … Continue reading Iberdrola Renewables

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Ethiopia

Miskir Negash, public relation officer for the State power utility company Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, told newBusinessEthiopia.com that 99 percent of Ashegoda Wind farm is completed. The Project, which has already been partially commissioned with 30 MW already made operational so far, is being constructed by a French firm Vergnet SA, and is financed through … Continue reading Ethiopia

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Wind energy continues to support Ontario’s electricity supply under new energy plan

Ontario plans to contract 600MW of wind energy in 2014 and 2015 under a new competitive procurement process. The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased the Government of Ontario has today indicated that wind energy will make an important contribution to Ontario’s limited, short-term needs for new electricity supply. As part of the Long-Term … Continue reading Wind energy continues to support Ontario’s electricity supply under new energy plan

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EGP enters into loan agreement with EIB for 200 million euros to cover wind energy investments in Romania

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Enel Green Power International BV, the financial and controlling holding company of international subsidiaries of the Enel Green Power Group, have closed a financing operation for 200 million euros to partially cover investments for some wind farms in the Banat and Dobrogea regions of Romania. The 15-year loan has … Continue reading EGP enters into loan agreement with EIB for 200 million euros to cover wind energy investments in Romania

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Wind turbines don’t make you feel sick or healthy, but spin can

Despite at least 19 reviews of the scientific evidence universally concluding that exposure to wind farm sound doesn’t trigger adverse health effects, people continue to report feeling unwell because they live near wind turbines. We’ve known for some time that exposure to negative messages about wind farms makes people more likely to report feeling sick … Continue reading Wind turbines don’t make you feel sick or healthy, but spin can

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Offshore wind energy to remain solid to 2020

Growth for the global offshore wind industry is expected to remain solid and lead to 25 GW of new capacity from 2013 to 2020, according to a new report from MAKE Consulting. Short-term demand in Europe – the main market region for offshore wind – is set to stabilize pending policy clarification and implementation. However, … Continue reading Offshore wind energy to remain solid to 2020

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Shams 1 is the largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the MENA

Shams 1 is one of the largest Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant in the world. Developed, owned and operated by Shams Power Company, a joint venture of Masdar (60%), Total (20%) and Abengoa (20%). spy mobile phone software Shams 1 is one of the largest Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) plant in the world. Developed, owned … Continue reading Shams 1 is the largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the MENA

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Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in Australia

Large-scale concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) generation can provide substantial economic benefits to Australia. mobile cell phone tracking Currently, Australia has about 8.5 MW of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) installed (Liddell and Lake Cargelligo) and 44 MW under operation (Kogan Creek Solar Boost) to come online during 2013. The Australian Solar Thermal Energy Association announces … Continue reading Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) in Australia

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