Colombia reveals hydropower potential – Business News Americas (subscription)

Colombia reveals hydropower potentialBusiness News Americas (subscription)Colombia’s power generation potential from hydrographic areas reaches 56.2GW from run of the river projects alone. The estimate comes from mining and … Subscriber-Only Content. BNamericas develops thousands of news articles, analyses and features …and more »

Wind power supporters anxious to invest more – Huron Daily Tribune

Wind power supporters anxious to invest moreHuron Daily TribuneMACOMB — Huron County, Michigan’s unofficial wind energy capital with 328 turbines and plans for 150 more, took center stage Thursday at a Macomb Community College roundtable event. Brion Dickens, Oliver Township planning commission chair, joined …and more »

Power Assured With Switch to Gas –

Power Assured With Switch to GasAllAfrica.comFor the time being, there is no option apart from switching off the current hydroelectric plants as we are running out of water,” he remarked. He said the country is facing a water shortfall in all hydropower production plants in the country, which …and more »

Plans Moving Ahead For Solar Energy Farm In Anderson –

Plans Moving Ahead For Solar Energy Farm In – Plans are moving ahead for a solar energy farm on land near the Anderson Municipal Airport in central Indiana. The project is among several being developed by the Indiana Municipa…

Poor deserve piece of solar energy pie, too – Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeePoor deserve piece of solar energy pie, tooSacramento BeeWhen I walk through southeast Los Angeles, I see dozens of apartment buildings that could be transformed into hot spots of renewable energy generation. These affordable housing units – home to thousands of renters and with their large, flat roofs …Governor Signs Nation’s Biggest Low Income Solar BillYubaNetall 3 news articles »

R Gledhill Ltd invests in biomass – Huddersfield Examiner

Huddersfield ExaminerR Gledhill Ltd invests in biomassHuddersfield ExaminerGreen energy consultancy Think Renewable Energy has completed a 200kW biomass project at Pingle Mill (right), which has been manufacturing cloth and yarn since the 1700s. The fa…

Brookfield Renewable Energy to acquire 292MW US hydropower portfolio for $860m – Power Technology

reNewsBrookfield Renewable Energy to acquire 292MW US hydropower portfolio for $860mPower TechnologyBrookfield Renewable Energy Partners has signed an $860m agreement to acquire Talen Energy’s 292MW hydroelectric portfolio in Pennsylvania, US. The firm intends to fund the deal with institutional partners and maintain an economic interest in around …Brookfield grabs 292MW hydroreNewsTalen to sell Lake Wallenpaupack hydro plantTV NewsroomBrookfield Renewable to acquire 292MW of hydroelectric projects for $860mCleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business ReviewRapid News Networkall 117 news articles »

Theistareykir Geothermal Power Station – Power Technology

Power TechnologyTheistareykir Geothermal Power StationPower TechnologyThe Theistareykir (Þeistareykir) geothermal power station is being developed by Þeistareykir, a subsidiary of the National Power Company of Iceland (Landsvirkjun), in North East Iceland. Phase one of the two-phased 90MW (2x45MW) power project is …

State signs MoUs on solar, wind power plants – The Hindu

The HinduState signs MoUs on solar, wind power plantsThe HinduSBJ Cleantech, a joint venture of Japanese telecommunications major Soft Bank Corp., Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group and Bharti Enterprises Limited, and Spanish wind power developer Ac…

William Scully: A hydroelectric developer’s view on dam removal –

William Scully: A hydroelectric developer’s view on dam removalvtdigger.orgAs a hydropower developer, I tend to use a simple question for determining value: Can the site be developed in compliance with our water quality standards and remain economically viable? Hydroelectric power is a local, available and cost effective …

Wind power’s future in VT lauded, critiqued –

BurlingtonFreePress.comWind power’s future in VT lauded, critiquedBurlingtonFreePress.comSOUTH BURLINGTON – Inside the Emerald Ballroom, advocates of Vermont’s quickening embrace of renewable energy delivered round after round of applause. Outside the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center in South Burlington, a couple dozen …and more »

Log InRegister – CBS Local

CBS LocalLog InRegisterCBS LocalA study from Bloomberg New Energy Finance finds that the rise in solar and wind power is now making it more expensive to produce fossil fuels, and that the trends will only continue to get stronger going forward. Once so…

City moves forward with solar energy proposal – SW News Media

SW News MediaCity moves forward with solar energy proposalSW News MediaIn some towns, city hall is where all the magic happens. Local laws are created and disputed within the often-friendly confines of downtown Jordan. Buy this photo. Pull quote. “If you are looking for the least risk and the most possible return …

Stop the HERC and other biomass combustion – Southwest Journal

Stop the HERC and other biomass combustionSouthwest JournalThat garbage should be considered “biomass” and burned as “renewable energy” is a seriously flawed concept at a time of urgent need for pollution reduction and environmental justice for all people. A similar spectre, with the same toxic emissions, has …

Orrington substation sees upgrade for wind farm in Bingham – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsOrrington substation sees upgrade for wind farm in BinghamBangor Daily News“It’s for the Bingham wind project,” Ellen Foley, spokeswoman for ISO New England, an independent organization that runs the New England power grid, said Monday. “It’s for a series capacitor [at the substation], and Blue Sky West LLC is paying for it.”.and more »

Government slammed over subsidy cuts that forced two solar energy companies … – The Independent

Financial TimesGovernment slammed over subsidy cuts that forced two solar energy companies …The IndependentThe Government has been accused of taking a “wrecking ball” to Britain’s renewable energy industry after two solar power companies were forced out of business following dramatic cuts in subsidies. More than 1,000 jobs could be lost after Leicester …UK energy policy slammed as solar company collapsesFinancial Times1000 jobs lost as solar firms go into energy firm Mark Group axes 900 jobsBBC NewsThe Guardian -ChronicleLive -Daily Callerall 104 news articles »

GE Reveals Acquisition Of Blade Dynamics – North American Windpower

North American WindpowerGE Reveals Acquisition Of Blade DynamicsNorth American WindpowerIn a statement, GE calls the deal a “strategic decision” and refers to Blade Dynamics as “a small but growing technology company specializing in the development of modular blades for wind turbines.” According to Blade Dynamics’ website, the company was …and more »

Hidden costs and benefits of wind power – The Independent

Hidden costs and benefits of wind powerThe IndependentTaking the most basic approach, an onshore wind turbine at 25 per cent load factor requires 75 per cent back-up. The best candidate for that back-up is combined cycle gas power, and having it on standby when the wind is strong adds around £13 to each …

Solar Energy Prices at All-Time Low – Mother Earth News

Mother Earth NewsSolar Energy Prices at All-Time LowMother Earth NewsScientists have long advocated the advantages of a widespread move toward solar energy, stating it will provide jobs and other economic benefits in addition to helping stabilize energ…