The company is called Oriden
Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure (CC&L Infrastructure) and Regime de Rentes du Mouvement Desjardins, Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, and Certas Home and Auto Insurance Company (together, Desjardins) have acquired Regional Power Inc. from The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife).
Renewables-including biomass and other resources-accounted for 17.6 percent of electricity generation in the U.S. last year. Natural gas prices, however, will continue to dictate the overall direction of the U.S. power generation market.
The Senate voted 34-12 for the amendment before giving the bill preliminary approval
Norsk Hydro has suffered from a cyberattack that has crippled some of its infrastructure. Norsk Hydro is primarily an aluminum manufacturer, but the company also owns and operates 17 hydroelectric power stations in Norway.
The transmission line also would need regulatory approval in Illinois
The Residential Rooftop Solar Program is a way for New Orleans customers in need to participate in the benefits of distributed renewable energy
Southeast Asia is poised for a long-overdue and much-needed boom in solar.
The 12,917-square-foot array of solar panels was inaugurated Thursday by Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica
The pairing is expected to start producing power this month
All submarine cables will be produced by Prysmian
The partners will work together to develop projects in Spain, the Middle East and South Africa. The projects could add several gigawatt hours of storage capacity by 2022.
Once completed, it would be Entergy’s third utility-scale solar project in Arkansas and bring its total solar capacity to 281 MW, enough to power about 45,000 homes.
Scott Peters (D-CA), who serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, is speaking during the Awards Luncheon at the upcoming Waterpower Week in Washington.
For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts (GW) of solar PV capacity, with 10.6 GW coming online in 2018, according to the latest statistics from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
New research shows that small run-of-river (ROR) hydropower projects can provide just as much baseload stability as reservoir-based hydropower plants while being highly responsive to real-time grid and market changes. This means that as the U.S. seeks to expand renewable energy sources without compromising reliability, one option is more flexible (and profitable) hydropower that doesn’t involve dams.
DNV GL released a study last week that examines the challenges associated with manufacturing and deploying next-generation, increasingly larger land-based wind turbines.
Grid technology firm Kaluza is investing in British blockchain company Electron.
Trump's proposed budget severely cuts the EPA and DOE's efficiency and renewables offices, but allocates funding for R&D, clean coal and advanced nuclear.
An energy storage system has been installed at the largest single-site solar park in the world.
Offshore wind is set to provide more than 30 per cent of UK electricity by 2030 after the government today launched a landmark deal with the renewables industry.
The Indian government’s Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved measures to promote the hydropower sector that include declaring large hydropower projects to be part of the non-solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO).
Only time will tell whether this is right, but EV adoption is clearly rising both on the individual and fleet fronts. Utilities such as Southern California Edison and Ameren, among many others, are working to build EV charging infrastructure and align power distribution in a way to handle it.
A solar-hybrid mini-grid project is underway in Tanzania.
Two large-scale solar farms are set to make Warrington Borough Council the first local authority in the UK to produce all its own electricity from clean energy.
JP Elektroprivreda BiH (EPBIH) in Sarajevo has signed a contract with the Siemens Gamesa Consortium to supply 15 wind turbines for the 48-MW Podvelezje plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Lithuanian Business Support Agency (LSBA) has granted €235,000 (US$267,500) to support development of an experimental floating solar photovoltaic power plant at the existing 900-MW Kruonis pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in Lithuania.
An onsite solar PV system in now operational at the most advanced cement factory in Cambodia.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. The Waves to Water Prize will draw upon U.S. innovators to accelerate technology development through a series of contests to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that use the power of the ocean to provide potable drinking water to remote coastal and island communities.
The Junelight Smart Battery is now available in Germany and will be launched in Austria in April 2019
Under a 20-year agreement, AES will provide APS with the storage capabilities powered by Fluence’s Advancion platform.
The Jackson Smart Energy District aims to achieve the parent firm’s 2040 clean energy goals some 15 to 20 years earlier. Those goals include producing 40 percent of the district’s energy needs from on-site renewable sources.
Total, Orsted, and Elicio have announced the creation of an industrial consortium to submit a joint bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind farm project, with a generating capacity of up to 600 MW.
Genex Power Limited announces it has entered into an agreement with the joint venture of McConnell Dowell/John Holland (MDJH-JV) to immediately commence an early works program on the 250-MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2-Hydro) at Genex’s Renewable Energy Hub at Kidston in North Queensland.
The deal calls for Saft to deliver a turnkey order for up to 10 MW capacity for spinning reserves and frequency response to maintain grid stability.
The government of Tanzania has officially handed over the area around the 2,115-MW Rufiji hydro project to joint venture contractors Arab Contractors Company and Elsewedy Electric Company. This marks the start of project construction.
India’s first grid-scale battery energy storage system is now operational.
Details on the solar and battery storage components are still up in the air, but the wind farm itself was comfirmed to include 120 turbines manufactured by GE Renewable Energy Inc.
The first blade has been manufactured for the 714 MW offshore windfarm East Anglia One in the UK.
Sempra Renewables jointly owns all of part of seven wind farms and one battery installation in seven states.
A Â£10 million (US$12.9 million) fund will target support to achieving commercial deployment of tidal energy generation in Scottish waters through driving innovation and reduction in the cost of electricity generated, according to the Scottish Government.
For the first time in history, DistribuTECH – the largest annual event for the transmission and distribution industry – hosted 12 start-ups in New Orleans and gave them each a chance to pitch their companies to a panel of judges.
Fortune 500 brands and a range of other non-utility entities are catalyzing America’s growing demand for renewable energy by purchasing a record amount of wind power in 2018, according to a recent report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Consumer demand combined with policy stability and low, stable prices helped wind power capacity installations rise to the third strongest quarter in the industry’s history.
Late last week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the U.S. proposed to expedite the issuance of original hydropower licenses for certain qualifying facilities at existing non-powered dams and closed-loop pumped storage projects.
It is a bit ironic to visit a solar farm on a foggy, overcast morning, but you have to take whatever weather you are given – in New Orleans in early February. At least it wasn’t raining, which was definitely in the forecast just the day before.
ABB and fellow Swiss company SUSI Partners have signed a pact to promote the deployment of microgrids and energy storage.
McCallum began serving on the POWERGEN International advisory committee in 2018 and chaired one session during the December conference in Orlando.
Standard Solar Inc. announced an agreement with the town of Burrillville, Rhode Island for the ground-mount solar system. It is planned to contain more than 11,000 solar modules and produce 5.3 GWh of electricity.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff have issued a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the licensing of Swan Lake North Hydro LLC’s proposed 393.3-MW Swan Lake North Pumped Storage Project.
Onshore wind is one of the cheapest sources of renewable power. However, without change to planning restrictions, Cornwall Insight estimates offshore wind is likely to surpass onshore wind power to be the new source of cheap renewable energy in less than 10 years.
Since 2010—one year after Google began focusing intently on the value of long-term, fixed-price PPAs for renewable energy—the company has signed to offset the cost of more than 30 solar and wind projects across the Americas and Europe. Google now touts itself as the largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy.
They could collaborate on technologies to help integrate innovative power electronic devices with the electric grid, including smart inverters for solar panels, batteries, and electrical vehicles that are capable of supporting the nation’s power system.
A 6 MW energy storage project is being installed on the Caribbean island of Bonaire by Finnish technology company Wartsila.
With HydroVision International always located somewhere in the U.S. – minus our one foray to Canada more than a decade ago – people often have the impression that we are not truly an international event.
Tata Power in India has this week started utilizing a digital asset management system from GE to optimize its thermal fleet.
The board of directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to $25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF), a $250 million private equity fund for renewable energy projects across sub-Saharan Africa.
Snowy Hydro Limited in Australia recently announced it has chosen several contractors to work on the 2-GW Snowy 2.0 project.
China has approved construction of the 2,000-MW Lawa hydropower station on the Jinsha River, multiple news agencies are reporting.
As part of its acquisition of Maximum Solar, Ameresco said, it will further develop in-house services to operate and maintain solar facilities. Maximum Solar currently manages about 150 MW of solar throughout the northeastern U.S.
Abstracts that include and guarantee utility participation are going to get higher consideration than those that do not.
UK peer-to-peer ethical investment company Abundance announced it closed its largest fund raise to date, raising Â£7 million (US$8.9 million) for Scottish tidal energy company Orbital Marine Power.
The San Francisco-based utility is under investigation for any role its equipment might have played in the deadly wildfires of late 2018, only one year after getting blamed for an earlier, devastating rash of blazes.
Canada has become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), a global intergovernmental organization dedicated to the widespread adoption of renewable energy
Vestas has become the first company to install 100 GW of wind turbines.
The Lāwa’I Solar and Energy Storage Project combines a 28-MW solar PV and 100-MWh five-hour duration energy storage system. The system can deliver approximately 11 percent of the Kaua’i island’s power needs.
Duke Energy Florida has about 300,000 solar panels in operation totaling 100 MW across its territory.
French cable company Nexans has connected an 88 MW onshore windfarm to the grid in Scotland.