RPT-Kenya’s KenGen says to add extra 1745 MW to grid by 2025 – Reuters

RPT-Kenya’s KenGen says to add extra 1745 MW to grid by 2025ReutersThe East African nation is ramping up electricity production and investing in its grid to keep up with growing demand for power and to reduce frequent blackouts. It relies heavily on renewables such as geothermal and hydro power. Kenya is ranked at No …and more »

Orange County Transportation Authority Orders New Flyer CNG Buses – NGT News

NGT NewsOrange County Transportation Authority Orders New Flyer CNG BusesNGT NewsThe Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in California has awarded New Flyer a contract for six Xcelsior compressed natural gas (CNG) 40-foot, heavy-duty transit buses, which will be converted from New Flyer’s option backlog to the firm order …

KenGen to add 1.7 GW of geothermal power by 2025 – report – Renewables Now

Renewables NowKenGen to add 1.7 GW of geothermal power by 2025 – reportRenewables NowFebruary 19 (Renewables Now) – Kenya’s state-owned power producer KenGen intends to add 1,745 MW of geothermal power capacity by 2025, Reuters said today, citing a company official. The move will be made in line with the local government’s efforts to …Kenya’s KenGen says to add extra 1745 MW to grid by 2025Reuters AfricaKenya’s KenGen says to add extra 1,745 MW to grid by 2025 – ReutersReutersall 2 news articles »

Australian developer secures $525m debt refinancing – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyAustralian developer secures $525m debt refinancingWindpower MonthlyThe developer also stated its five-year business plan revolves around three main points: ensuring it achieves “appropriate value from [its] existing portfolio”, expanding the regions in which it produces and supplies capacity, and creating a capital …Infigen Energy seals $525m debt deal as profits riseThe Australian Financial ReviewFuture looking bright for wind farm operator Infigen EnergyThe AustralianInfigen turns to corporate market for wind and solarRenewEconomyRenewables Now -The Sydney Morning Herald -NEWS.com.auall 13 news articles »

Swedish cold climate centre picks site – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlySwedish cold climate centre picks siteWindpower MonthlySWEDEN: A new wind turbine test centre, designed to push machines to their cold climate limits, is to be located an operating project in northern Sweden. The 30MW Uljabuouda project will transform into Sweden’s new cold climate test centre (pic …

With Hong Kong struggling to meet emission targets, village leaders are keen for solar energy. But they say the … – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostWith Hong Kong struggling to meet emission targets, village leaders are keen for solar energy. But they say the …South China Morning PostHong Kong’s rural patriarchs are lobbying for tax concessions and relaxed regulations on building structures for villagers who are willing to invest in cleaner – but more expensive – solar energy. Their calls come as the city struggles to meet its …and more »

How Tamil Nadu became one of the world’s leading renewable energy markets – Quartz

QuartzHow Tamil Nadu became one of the world’s leading renewable energy marketsQuartzThe southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is one of the top nine markets globally to have achieved an exceptionally large share of renewable power generation, according to a report by US-based think-tank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial …and more »

Controversial Northern Pass project struck down – The Saint Anselm Crier

The Saint Anselm CrierControversial Northern Pass project struck downThe Saint Anselm CrierThe Northern Pass is a proposed project to bring hydroelectric power from Quebec to New England. The project is designed as a 192-mile transmission line that will bring over 1,000 megawatts of hydropower from Hydro-Quebec’s hydroelectric plants in …and more »