Category: Renewable Energy News

Operations achieved at 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant between Laos and Thailand 0

Operations achieved at 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant between Laos and Thailand

Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations. Source: Renewable Energy News RSS Feed

Holtec, Eos create battery manufacturing JV 0

Holtec, Eos create battery manufacturing JV

Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries. Source: Renewable Energy News RSS Feed

Australia in planning for multiple massive battery projects 0

Australia in planning for multiple massive battery projects

France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale...

UK closes in on first geothermal power after successful drilling outcome 0

UK closes in on first geothermal power after successful drilling outcome

The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the...

Australia hits 2020 large-scale renewables target 0

Australia hits 2020 large-scale renewables target

The Clean Energy Regulator of Australia has approved enough capacity to guarantee that the large-scale Renewable Energy Target of 33,000 GWh of additional renewable energy will be met in 2020. Source: Renewable Energy News...

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse leaves worker injured 0

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse leaves worker injured

A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a General Electric (GE) turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in...

Clean energy investment set to hit $2.6 trillion this decade 0

Clean energy investment set to hit $2.6 trillion this decade

The global energy supply is turning greener. Source: Renewable Energy News RSS Feed

Xcel Energy seeks changes as ‘value of solar’ rate spike looms in Minnesota 0

Xcel Energy seeks changes as ‘value of solar’ rate spike looms in Minnesota

Minnesota’s largest utility wants to change how the state calculates its trailblazing “value of solar” rate as it faces a potential spike in payments to community solar operators. Source: Renewable Energy News RSS Feed

New POWERGEN award program seeks inspirational women of excellent character 0

New POWERGEN award program seeks inspirational women of excellent character

In recognition of the widely acknowledged studies that show that organizations with gender equality perform better financially, this year POWERGEN International, along with partner UL, is launching a new awards program that seeks out...

NorthWestern Energy plans to upgrade 8-MW Madison powerhouse 0

NorthWestern Energy plans to upgrade 8-MW Madison powerhouse

NorthWestern Energy has announced plans to upgrade its 8-MW Madison Powerhouse with the installation of four new turbine-generator units. Source: Renewable Energy News RSS Feed