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UK Government awards £25m to promote biofuels plants

The UK's Department of Transport has awarded a share of a £25m to Celtic Renewables, Advanced Plasma Power, Nova Pangaea Technologies in a competition for advanced biofuels plants in the...

UK Government awards £25m to promote biofuels plants

CESI Middle East to provide consultancy services for renewable energy projects in Oman

Oman-based Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECo) has selected CESI Middle East to provide consultancy services, oversee the construction and implementation of renewable resource projects...

CESI Middle East to provide consultancy services for renewable energy projects in Oman

Australia's AGL Energy sells interest in Macarthur Wind Farm for $368m

Australia-based power generator and retailer AGL Energy Limited has offloaded its 50% participating interest in the 420MW Macarthur Wind Farm to New Zealand specialist investment management...

Australia's AGL Energy sells interest in Macarthur Wind Farm for $368m

US researchers develop new technology to convert energy from sunlight

Researchers from Rice University have discovered a new technology to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable...

US researchers develop new technology to convert energy from sunlight

Yingli Green Energy forms joint venture with Namene Energy for solar projects in Ghana

China-based solar energy firm Yingli Green Energy Holding has entered into a joint venture with Namene Energy International, a developer of renewable energy solutions to develop a total of 100MW...

Yingli Green Energy forms joint venture with Namene Energy for solar projects in Ghana

ABB to install microgrid solutions for Marsabit wind farm in North Kenya

Socabelec East Africa, a power solutions company, has selected Switzerland-based automation technology group ABB to design, supply and install a microgrid stabilisation solution for the...

ABB to install microgrid solutions for Marsabit wind farm in North Kenya

Southern Power acquires majority stake in First Solar's 300MW Desert Stateline facility

Southern Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based energy firm Southern Company, has acquired a controlling interest in the 300MW Desert Stateline facility from First Solar, a US-based...

Southern Power acquires majority stake in First Solar's 300MW Desert Stateline facility

Hitachi plans new line to produce nacelles for 5MW wind-power systems

Hitachi, a Japanese electronics company, is reportedly planning to set up a new production line to manufacture nacelles for 5MW wind-power systems, in a bid to expand its footprint into...

Hitachi plans new line to produce nacelles for 5MW wind-power systems

DONG Energy and ESG complete testing of 28 wind turbine piles

DONG Energy and ESG have successfully completed testing of nearly 28 wind turbine piles on two different onshore sites, in a bid to improve and develop new design methods for offshore wind...

DONG Energy and ESG complete testing of 28 wind turbine piles

Canadian Solar acquires 49% stake in 200MW Tranquillity Solar Project

Canadian Solar’s subsidiary Recurrent Energy has entered into an agreement with Southern Power to acquire controlling interest in the 200MW Tranquillity Solar Power Project in California....

Canadian Solar acquires 49% stake in 200MW Tranquillity Solar Project

Ontario dismisses appeals against Capstone Infrastructure's wind projects

The Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) has dismissed appeals that were lodged against two of Capstone Infrastructure's wind...

Ontario dismisses appeals against Capstone Infrastructure's wind projects

SolarCity teams up with Google for residential solar projects

US based energy firm SolarCity has created a new fund to finance $750m in solar projects, which includes a $300m capital commitment from...

SolarCity teams up with Google for residential solar projects

World Bank debars two Alstom units for participation in power project bids

The World Bank has lifted the three year ban imposed on Alstom Hydro France and Alstom Network Schweiz in February 2012, offering scope to the units and their affiliates for participating in...

World Bank debars two Alstom units for participation in power project bids

Apple announces €1.7bn investment for renewable energy powered data centres in Europe

US technology giant Apple intends to invest €1.7bn for setting up two European data centres which will be powered by renewable...

Apple announces €1.7bn investment for renewable energy powered data centres in Europe

Senvion to supply wind turbines for Nordergründe offshore project in Germany

Wind manufacturer Senvion has won a turbine delivery contract for wpd offshore’s 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm in the German North...

Senvion to supply wind turbines for Nordergründe offshore project in Germany

Kenya to generate 130MW of geothermal power by year end

Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has informed that the Menengai geothermal project in Kenya will generate 130MW of renewable power by 2015...

Kenya to generate 130MW of geothermal power by year end

First Solar intends to partner with SunPower for developing solar power JV

Solar power developers First Solar and SunPower are in advanced discussions for a ‘Yield Co’ formation which is expected to boost their solar power...

First Solar intends to partner with SunPower for developing solar power JV

Southern Power acquires two solar PV projects in Georgia, US

Southern Power has acquired two solar photovoltaic (PV) projects from Tradewind Energy in Georgia,...

Southern Power acquires two solar PV projects in Georgia, US

Cemex Energia forms JV with Pattern Development to boost renewable power in Mexico

Mexican building materials firm Cemex has launched a new division, which has formed a joint venture Pattern Development to develop 1GW of renewable power in the...

Cemex Energia forms JV with Pattern Development to boost renewable power in Mexico

MHI Vestas to supply wind turbines for first phase of Walney offshore extension project in UK

Wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will be installed at the Walney extension offshore wind farm in the UK in its initial...

MHI Vestas to supply wind turbines for first phase of Walney offshore extension project in UK

Hawkins-BCK JV wins construction contract for two geothermal projects in Indonesia

Pertamina Geothermal Energy has awarded designing, procurement and construction contracts to a joint venture (JV) formed by Hawkins and Banguan Cipta Kontractor (BCK) for two of its...

Hawkins-BCK JV wins construction contract for two geothermal projects in Indonesia