Canada has too much clean electricity. Anybody want it? – E&E News

E&E NewsCanada has too much clean electricity. Anybody want it?E&E NewsMeanwhile, Emera Inc., the principal utility of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, proposed Atlantic Link, a $1.6 billion, 375-mile undersea transmission line to deliver wind and hydro power from Canada’s province of New Brunswick to Plymouth, Mass.

Active Energy and renewables group Lumino to build CoalSwitch biomass plants in Asia – Proactive Investors UK

Proactive Investors UKActive Energy and renewables group Lumino to build CoalSwitch biomass plants in AsiaProactive Investors UKActive Energy Group PLC’ (LON:AEG) saw its shares rise today after the firm said it is to build eight manufacturing plants across Asia in a landmark agreement for its CoalSwitch product. In late afternoon trading, AEG shares were 6.5%, or 0.13p higher …Active Energy Affliate Enters CoalSwitch Agreement With Lumino CapitalInteractive InvestorActive Energy, Solariant to roll out CoalSwitch in AsiaRenewables Now (subscription)all 5 news articles »

Chinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in Nigeria – Energy Business Review

Energy Business ReviewChinese consortium to build $5.8bn Mambila hydroelectric power project in NigeriaEnergy Business ReviewNigeria’s hydro power capacity is expected to exceed 4,500MW after the completion of the Mambilla power project. In August, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of Nigeria approved the development of the hydroelectric power project. Due to funding …and more »

Wood-fired biomass investment raises green questions – Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy

Energy Live News – Energy Made EasyWood-fired biomass investment raises green questionsEnergy Live News – Energy Made EasyA group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have questioned a Danish pension fund’s green credentials after it invested in a biomass power station in the UK. The various groups, which include Biofuelwatch, Dogwood Alliance and NOAH Friends of …

Coal no more: Pushing for biomass conversion – Canadian Biomass

Canadian BiomassCoal no more: Pushing for biomass conversionCanadian Biomass“All of our focus, being here in Ottawa, has been to educate not only the producers, but the regulators, government people, and the power utilities who did show up in good numbers, about the benefits of biomass here in Canada,” Murray said. “We’re not …

Nam Ao Dam in Laos burst last week – HydroWorld

Nam Ao Dam in Laos burst last weekHydroWorldNam Ao Dam, being built to impound water for a small hydropower facility on the Nam Ao River in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, burst last week, according to the Lao News Agency. Reports indicate flooding of farmland in the Thathom District of …

Krygyz Republic terminates deal to build 12 hydropower plants – HydroWorld

HydroWorldKrygyz Republic terminates deal to build 12 hydropower plantsHydroWorldThe government of Kyrgyzstan announced yesterday that it will “terminate the agreement unilaterally” for contracts with Liglass Trading to build 12 hydroelectric power plants, citing the company’s failure to make a US$37 million payment as part of the …The Mysterious Company Behind Kyrgyzstan’s Hydro DisasterOilPrice.comall 3 news articles »

Japanese biomass project gets local finance – Global Trade Review (GTR)

Global Trade Review (GTR)Japanese biomass project gets local financeGlobal Trade Review (GTR)A group of Japanese banks have funded a biomass project financing in the north-west of the country. ¥11.7bn (around US$105mn) was extended by banks led by Shinsei Bank, which acted as the mandated lead arranger. Joyo Bank is the co-arranger, while …

Toshiba signs supply agreement for geothermal power projects with … – ThinkGeoEnergy

ThinkGeoEnergyToshiba signs supply agreement for geothermal power projects with …ThinkGeoEnergyToshiba Corp. has signed a package deal agreement with Turkey’s Zorlu Energy Group for the supply of steam turbines and generators for planned geothermal …Toshiba signs package deal agreement for geothermal power projects in TurkeyEnergy Business ReviewTurkey’s Zorlu eyes Toshiba equipment for 3 geothermal projectsRenewables Now (subscription)all 4 news articles »

Kyrgyzstan terminates hydro power plants deal with Czech firm Liglass – ETEnergyworld.com

ETEnergyworld.comKyrgyzstan terminates hydro power plants deal with Czech firm LiglassETEnergyworld.comThe government said it would hold new tenders for the hydro projects, which are part of the impoverished nation’s plan to ease dependence on energy imports. A Kyrgyz official quoted in Russian media had put the value of the Czech contract at $230 million.and more »