A dammed future for Danube’s giant fish? – Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleA dammed future for Danube’s giant fish?Deutsche WelleThe Huchen has come under threat by a massive hydropower development plan for Balkan rivers, according to a study led by Steven Weiss from the Karl-Franzens University of Graz and Jörg Freyhof from the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity. For …

Progressive Adds CNG Waste, Recycling Vehicles in St. Louis – waste360

waste360Progressive Adds CNG Waste, Recycling Vehicles in St. Louiswaste360“The addition of CNG trucks furthers our commitment to the environment and sustainability in the St. Louis area,” said John Drier, area manager for Progressive. “This adds to our list of green initiatives such as our LEED (Leadership in Energy …

The truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy – The Guardian

The GuardianThe truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energyThe GuardianCosta Rica gets most of its electricity from hydroelectric plants and a recent period of unusually heavy rain allowed the country to reach the milestone. This clean power is … The downside to hydropower is that it requires consistent rainfall. Though …and more »

Lockheed to Build Turbine for Atlantis Tidal Power Project – ExecutiveBiz (blog)

ExecutiveBiz (blog)Lockheed to Build Turbine for Atlantis Tidal Power ProjectExecutiveBiz (blog)Lockheed Martin will deliver the AR1500 turbine for Atlantis Resources’ MeyGen tidal stream energy project in 2016 as part of a turbine construction contract and overall technology partnership agreement between the two companies. Atlantis said Monday …

Enel sells renewables stake for $440m – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Enel sells renewables stake for $440mWindpower Monthly (subscription)… the transaction is an early and important step forward in the delivery of our strategy to actively manage Enel Green Power’s portfolio of assets and further strengthen our growth opportunities globally.” EGP will continue to own 51% of the …Enel Gets $170 Million Loan for Wind Farm in South AfricaBloombergEGP nails KfW loans for South African wind farmRecharge (subscription)Enel receives 2.1bn rand loan for wind farm in SAGreentech LeadMoneyweb.co.za -Reuters -reNewsall 28 news articles »

Wind Power Deals & Company News – Recharge (subscription)

Recharge (subscription)Wind Power Deals & Company NewsRecharge (subscription)Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has signed an order to supply and install seven of its V90-3.0MW machines for Hunt Oil subsidiary Fila de Mogote at the 21MW Mogote wind park in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. The contract includes a 10-year service …and more »

GIB announces €639 million offshore wind fund – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)GIB announces €639 million offshore wind fundWindpower Monthly (subscription)… government officially launched the GIB in 2012 with £3 billion (€3.7 billion) in funding. The aim of the bank is to fund finance low-carbon developments, with offshore wind energy a priority. The bank’s remit was also to encourage private-sector …Offshore wind farm fund nets £463mDaily MailGreen Investment Bank’s new wind power fund pulls in 463 mln poundsReutersOffshore wind farm funding pot reaps £460mE&T magazineBloombergall 37 news articles »

Plans for Avonmouth biomass plant scrapped – Insider Media

Plans for Avonmouth biomass plant scrappedInsider MediaA 100MW biomass plant in Bristol looks set to be cancelled after developer Helius Energy announced it had been unable to secure the necessary funding. Planning permission for the scheme ran out on …

Indraprastha Gas to Cut Prices of CNG, Piped Gas – NDTV

NDTVIndraprastha Gas to Cut Prices of CNG, Piped GasNDTVIndraprastha Gas, the sole firm that retails CNG to automobiles and piped cooking gas to households in Delhi and adjoining cities of Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida, however did not disclose th…

Green Investment Bank’s new wind power fund pulls in 463 mln pounds – Reuters

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Green Investment Bank’s new wind power fund pulls in 463 mln poundsReutersThe bank aims to raise 1 billion to invest in operating UK offshore wind projects through the fund, which it says is the world’s first to be dedicated to offshore wind power. The fund has an expected life of 25 years. This is the first fund raised by …GIB announces €639 million offshore wind fundWindpower Monthly (subscription)Offshore wind farm fund nets £463mexpressandstar.comOffshore Wind Fund Almost Half Way to $1.5 Billion TargetBloombergall 26 news articles »

UPDATE 1-Spain’s Banco Santander to sell Australian wind farm – source – Reuters

Sydney Morning HeraldUPDATE 1-Spain’s Banco Santander to sell Australian wind farm – sourceReutersSYDNEY, April 1 (Reuters) – Spain’s Banco Santander SA , Europe’s biggest bank, plans to sell its only Australian wind farm partly because of uncertainty about the country’s support for renewable energy, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters …Banco Santander to sell Taralga wind farm as exits AustraliaSydney Morning HeraldSpanish firm to sell 106.8MW Taralga wind farmBusiness SpectatorAustralia’s Policy Uncertainty on Renewable Energy Target Prompts Exit of …International Business Times AUQueensland Country Lifeall 16 news articles »

Customer impact from PG and E’s snow survey – KCRA Sacramento

Customer impact from PG and E’s snow surveyKCRA Sacramento… GENERATE HYDROELECTRIC POWER. IT WILL HAVE SOME EFFECT ON CUSTOMERS. KATHY: PG&E SAYS HYDROPOWER IS ONE OF THE CHEAPEST AND CLEANEST POWER SOURCES, AND WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF LEFT HYDROPOWER …

Brazil’s Aneel increases auction rate for small hydroelectric plants – HydroWorld

HydroWorldBrazil’s Aneel increases auction rate for small hydroelectric plantsHydroWorldNow, Aneel will allow a cap of US$65.8 p/MWh generated by small hydropower projects — up from about $51.4 p/MWh from an auction in November and $46.4 p/MWh from an auction in June. Brazilian energy auctions have Aneel-established ceilings, with …and more »

Morgan Stanley to Vend CNG Business After Fed Scrutiny – Zacks.com

NasdaqMorgan Stanley to Vend CNG Business After Fed ScrutinyZacks.comHeightened Federal Reserve scrutiny over physical commodity business led Morgan Stanley (MS – Analyst Report) to divest its compressed natural gas (“CNG”) export operation to Pentagon Energy LLC. This was first reported by Reuters. Specifically …Morgan Stanley to Vend CNG Business After Fed Scrutiny – Analyst BlogNasdaqall 13 news articles »

A Biomass Mountain Rises – Huffington Post

A Biomass Mountain RisesHuffington PostWhen is the last time you saw a truly pretty power plant? Looking something like a Middle-earth mountain topped with a Dubai skyscraper, a radically new biomass-powered plant will soon rise in northern England on …

Southern acquiring wind power plant in Oklahoma – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionSouthern acquiring wind power plant in OklahomaAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe company’s Southern Power subsidiary is acquiring the 299-megawatt Kay Wind facility in Oklahoma from Apex Clean Energy. While Southern did not disclosed terms of the deal, Apex announced Tuesday that it had closed on a $397 million construction …Southern Moving Into Wind Power With Deal for 299-Megawatt PlantBloombergMAILBAG: Get informed about wind powerLockport Union-Sun & JournalSiemens wins 300MW deal in United States.Windpower Monthly (subscription)Hutchinson News -Yahoo Finance UK -SeeNews Renewablesall 20 news articles »

World Bank Pitches Mining to Drive Energy Investment in Africa – International Rivers (blog)

International Rivers (blog)World Bank Pitches Mining to Drive Energy Investment in AfricaInternational Rivers (blog)The report suggested that large hydroelectric projects are well suited to supplying power to mining companies, particularly through public-private partnership arrangements. The report claimed to illustrate the ‘win-win’ potential of this approach …and more »

Indraprastha Gas to cut CNG price in NCR – Economic Times

NDTVIndraprastha Gas to cut CNG price in NCREconomic TimesIndraprastha Gas Ltd, the sole firm that retails CNG to automobiles and piped cooking gas to households in Delhi and adjoining cities of Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida, however did not give …

The latest in OE natural gas offerings – Fleet Equipment Magazine

Fleet Equipment MagazineThe latest in OE natural gas offeringsFleet Equipment MagazineRevised in the fall of 2014, the Heavy-duty Truck and Bus Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Roadmap by the California Hybrid, Efficient and Advanced Truck (CalHEAT) Research Center operated by CALSTART concludes that, “The recent increase in supply …

Delhites to get cheaper CNG as Indraprastha Gas to cut price in NCR – Financial Express

Financial ExpressDelhites to get cheaper CNG as Indraprastha Gas to cut price in NCRFinancial Express“The government has today announced revision in prices of domestically produced natural gas from existing USD 5.05 per million British thermal unit to USD 4.66 per mmBtu based on GCV basis, which would also result in reduction in the retail price of …Indraprastha Gas to cut CNG price in NCRZee NewsDomestic natural gas prices slashed by 8%Hindu Business LineNatural gas price slashed by 7.7% to $4.66 per unitKaumudi Onlineall 33 news articles »

Solar, Wind Investment Surge, Reversing 2-Year Decline – U.S. News & World Report (blog)

U.S. News & World Report (blog)Solar, Wind Investment Surge, Reversing 2-Year DeclineU.S. News & World Report (blog)In all, about 9 percent of the world’s energy came from wind, solar, biomass, waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro-electric and marine power in 2014, up from 8.5 percent the previous year. Solar and wind led the way, jumping by 25 percent and 11 …Future Of Wind Power Uncertain In New YorkWAMCAWEA, SEIA Provide Road Map For EPA’s Clean Power PlanNorth American WindpowerTexas city opts for 100% renewable energy – to save cash, not the planetThe GuardianBarre Montpelier Times Argus -CleanTechnicaall 143 news articles »