Small hydropower gets $4 million in Albania →
Two small hydropower plants in Albania with a total generation capacity of 5.1 megawatts are pushing through with the support of a 3 million euro ($4 million) loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
New electrode can make batteries last a hundred... →
Stanford researchers developed an electrode for a rechargeable battery that can last a hundred times longer than a lithium-ion battery and is built with more cost-effective materials.
Wind company expands to machinery manufacturing... →
Listed global wind products maker Broadwind Energy, Inc. will manufacture mining machinery components for Caterpillar, expanding its business portfolio.
Largest Kentucky city recycles waste cooking oil... →
The Louisville Biodiesel Cooperative, Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District and The Green Triangle in the 9th District formed partnership to recycle waste cooking oil for conversion to biodiesel.
Hawaii and Japan confirm $37 million smart grid... →
The governor of Hawaii and the president of Japan’s leading industrial development center signed an agreement on Tuesday to officially make a joint smart grid project to be built in the island of Maui.
Second batch of e-mails hounds Durban talks →
A new wave of e-mails allegedly written by climate scientists disproving the existence of global warming and the need for international climate talks and policies have surfaced a week before the scheduled United Nations climate conference in Durban.
E.I.B. to provide £150 million for Vattenfall’s... →
Swedish power company Vattenfall’s Thanet offshore wind farm in Kent, Ireland, said to be the largest operating wind farm in the world with 100 wind turbines that are 115 meters tall each, will be given a funding package of £150 million ($233.74 million) from the European Investment Bank.
U.K. biomass should be sustainable, not just... →
Environmental standards for imported wood used as fuel for biomass-fed power plants in Britain should be enforced to ensure that the energy type is a truly sustainable source of power, according a study from the Institute for European Environmental Policy.
More people now don’t support nuclear, favor more... →
People worldwide are now less supportive of the use of nuclear power after an earthquake and giant tsunami devastated Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi power station revealed its risks, according to poll from GlobeScan conducted for the BBC.
Vestas to assemble key component of 7-MW turbine... →
Vestas will be assembling the nacelles for their new 7-megawatt wind turbine designed for offshore operations in Lindo, Denmark.
I.D.B. funds 396-megawatt wind farm in Mexico →
The Inter-American Development Bank approved a loan of approximately $72 million for the construction of the 396-megawatt Mare~na Renovables wind farm in Mexico.
Britain’s Green Deal program gets £200 million to... →
A new program from the British government aiming to make 14 million homes cheaper and cleaner to heat and light has received a lb 200 million boost to encourage households and businesses to sign up when it launches next year.
FERC proposes revisions to annual charges on... →
The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is proposing revisions to how the annual rental charges for using federal lands by hydropower projects shall be calculated.
Indiana electric cooperative uses Landis+Gyr smart... →
Warsaw, Indiana electric cooperative Kosciusko REMC will be deploying Landis+Gyr’s Gridstream RF mesh network technology to its member-customers over an 18-month period beginning next year. The product will be used for the collection of interval meter data for billing and system management, and enhancement of consumer programs and operations.
Pew climate center now Center for Climate and... →
Former Pew Center on Global Climate Change, a climate and clean energy think tank, has changed its name to Center for Climate and Energy Solutions with the loss of its 13-year backer, Pew Charitable Trust.
Jamaica gets total of $153 million for water,... →
The Inter-American Development Bank approved a total of $153 million in loans for the island nation of Jamaica to support government projects to improve water supply, energy efficiency and conservation
JinkoSolar deploys solar products in U.K. with... →
Chinese solar company JinkoSolar Holding announced that it is providing modules for three solar projects in the United Kingdom. AEE Renewables, a developer of solar and hydropower projects, has reportedly already installed the modules in two projects in South West England, the 4-megawatt Beechgrove Farm near the village of Hawkchurch and a 5 MW-solar farm in South Marston near the town of...
D.O.E. chief Steven Chu testifies in House,... →
The House subcommittee on oversight and investigation has now heard from United States Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu regarding the department’s role in the loan guarantee approval and loan restructuring of now-bankrupt solar start-up Solyndra LLC.
Coda starts production; Nissan partners with... →
California-based electric car company Coda Automotive has started production of its zero-emission flagship vehicle, the 2012 model year Coda sedan.
Gene found limiting acetate, boosting cellulosic... →
A team of researchers from the Energy Biosciences Institute discovered a plant gene that could help fight the production of a fermentation-preventing acid in the process of producing cellulosic ethanol.
4th Annual Thin Film Solar Summit Europe →
Now in its 4th year, the Thin Film Solar Summit is the premier meeting place for the Thin Film community, providing the best networking opportunities and guaranteeing essential industry knowledge of the highest grade. All the top players in the field shall be present ensuring a collective drive towards survival for the tough road ahead in 2012, not one to be missed. Find out all you need to know...
CSP Today South Africa 2012: 1st Concentrated... →
This is ‘the’ place bringing local and international stakeholders to meet and discuss how to drive the CSP industry forwards in South Africa. Benefit from an information packed 2 days with answers on how to overcome the roadblocks for a successful South African CSP business. Have a look at the brochure today The future of CSP in South Africa has never looked brighter, and at the...