Arkansas Utilities Benefit From Wind Energy Subsidies

Wind energy generation is on the rise in the states surrounding Arkansas, and the renewable resource is seeing more use from some of the state’s utility companies. Take, for example, Southwest Power Pool of Little Rock, a regional transmission operator with a footprint covering eight states. It’s spending about $2.8 billion of a 10-year, $6.2 … Continue reading Arkansas Utilities Benefit From Wind Energy Subsidies

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP): Moving Forward With Molten Salt Technology

In the light of our global power shortage, it seems that many businesses are looking into the possibility of concentrated solar power becoming a household name. In the light of our global power shortage, it seems that many businesses are looking into the possibility of concentrated solar power becoming a household name. With such an … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP): Moving Forward With Molten Salt Technology

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China’s Xinjiang sizzles with green energy: wind power, hydropower and solar power

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a major power supplier in China, has accelerated the development of green energy as it recorded higher installed capacity in 2013. Statistics with the Xinjiang branch of the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) showed that by 2013, the combined installed capacity of wind power, hydropower and solar power stations exceeded … Continue reading China’s Xinjiang sizzles with green energy: wind power, hydropower and solar power

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Enel Green Power Brings Solar Energy to Rural Guatemala

The Xepultul II photovoltaic (PV) solar power complex built in Guatemala as part of the partnership between Enel Green Power and Barefoot College for rural electrification in Latin America will be opened tomorrow. Tomorrow the new Xepultul II PV solar complex will be opened, which will provide electricity to three villages in Guatemala. The solar … Continue reading Enel Green Power Brings Solar Energy to Rural Guatemala

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Japanese regions transition to 100% renewable energy

Local governments across Japan are seeking to supply their regions with 100% renewable energy, three years after the major earthquake which resulted in a nuclear disaster. At the Community Power Conference in Fukushima, the Founding Partners of the Global 100% Renewable Energy Campaign welcome the decision of Fukushima prefecture to be entirely energy self-sufficient by … Continue reading Japanese regions transition to 100% renewable energy

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NALCO Commissions Second Wind Power Project in Rajasthan (India)

State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has set up its second wind farm at Ludarva in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan, with a capacity of 47.6 MW. The Rs 283 crore wind power project was executed through M/s Gamesa Wind Turbines Private Limited, which involved erection of 56 wind turbines, each of 850 KW rating, an … Continue reading NALCO Commissions Second Wind Power Project in Rajasthan (India)

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AWEA: Future uncertain for US wind energy

Wind energy construction in the United States is at an all-time high, but the industry warned Thursday the start of new projects this year is uncertain as Congress considers whether to extend a two-decade-old tax credit that expired at the end of last year. The American Wind Industry Association said more than 12,000 megawatts of … Continue reading AWEA: Future uncertain for US wind energy

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Acciona, SENER, TSK and Dow reinforce their commitment in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

Dow, Acciona, SENER and TSK bring global Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) leadership to industry´s developing markets. Executives from Acciona, Dow, SENER and TSK met in Madrid this week to celebrate the companies’ strong relationship and commitment in emerging Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) markets. “As new regions begin to embrace and invest in CSP projects, they … Continue reading Acciona, SENER, TSK and Dow reinforce their commitment in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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