Archive for Renewables

GE Renewable Energy announces two hydropower services contracts in the US

August 1, 2019 No Comments

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has signed two hydropower contracts in the United States, one for FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain project and one for PG&E’s Caribou One hydropower station. FirstLight has chosen GE Renewable Energy to design, supply, install and commission a new spherical valve at the 4 x 292 MW Northfield Mountain pumped […]

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Eni/NNPC and FAO commission solar-powered water schemes in Northeast Nigeria

July 29, 2019 No Comments

In an effort to improve access to water among the conflict-affected in the northeast, The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Eni, through its Nigerian subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), commissioned a water scheme in Bama, Borno State, Nigeria on 15 June, 2019. The scheme, involving a solar powered borehole, is […]

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Formula E shows progress in electric motorsport

July 26, 2019 No Comments

Formula E is the world’s first electric street racing series, defined by real street rivalries, raw electric performance, and renewable energy within reach. Formula E is disruptive in motorsport, redefining the very boundaries of what a sport can be through the unique fusion of entertainment, sustainability, technology and innovation. We are fighting climate change by […]

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New York awards 1,700 MW offshore wind contracts

July 26, 2019 No Comments

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by former Vice President Al Gore, executed the nation’s largest offshore wind agreement and the single largest renewable energy procurement by any state in U.S. history – nearly 1,700 megawatts -with the selection of two offshore wind projects, that will create enough energy to power over 1 […]

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Refuse-derived Fuel Sales Surge as Focus on ‘Waste-to-Energy’ Potential Rises Globally, finds Fact.MR

July 16, 2019 No Comments

A new study of Fact.MR estimates the refuse-derived fuel market to reach ~50 Mn tons in 2019, recording ~3% Y-o-Y growth over 2018. A slew of aspects, ranging from narrowed prospects of landfill and increased waste generation, to government support for establishing energy from waste (EFW) facilities to local players, continue to drive development and […]

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American-Made Solar competition

July 8, 2019 No Comments

It’s time to submit your ideas for Round 2 of the American-Made Solar Prize! Entrepreneurial teams who can identify a critical issue in U.S. solar manufacturing and create a marketable solution for it should apply by Tuesday, July 16, 2:00 p.m. ET.  In September, 20 to 40 teams will be selected to receive up to $50,000 to […]

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Eni and the Lombardy Region sign a sustainability and circular economy agreement

July 1, 2019 No Comments

Attilio Fontana, President of the Lombardy Region, and Giuseppe Ricci, Eni’s Chief Refining & Marketing Officer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at Eni’s refinery in Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi today. With a low-carbon future in mind, they will implement a joint, circular development process, leading to the study and definition of new industrial models for long-term […]

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Wood completes work on Shell’s first solar PV plant in the Netherlands

June 26, 2019 No Comments

Wood has completed work on Shell’s first solar PV plant, located at the Shell Nederland Chemie Moerdijk Chemical Facility in Moerdijk, near Breda in the Netherlands. The 27 MWp Moerdijk Solar PV Plant, which consists of 76,000 solar PV panels, is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Netherlands. The project is […]

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Fortum wins contract to build 5.6 MW of CSA-supported solar capacity in Russia

June 26, 2019 No Comments

Fortum has won the right to build 5.6 megawatt (MW) of solar capacity in a Russian Capacity Supply Agreement (CSA) auction. The power plant is to be commissioned during the year 2022 and will receive a guaranteed CSA price corresponding to approximately RUB 15,000 per MWh for a period of 15 years. In June 2018 […]

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June 24, 2019 No Comments

The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced a $2.5 million prize competition called Waves to Water to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. It is the first prize under the Water Security Grand Challenge, a White House-initiated, DOE-led framework to advance transformational technology and innovation to […]

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