Renewable Energy

RENEWABLE ENERGY ARTICLES

Mexico spends $11 billion on renewable energy since 2003

11/20/2014 Mexico's renewable energy sector received $11 billion in direct foreign investment during the 2003-13 decade, with wind power leading the charge&nb...

NREL teams with SolarCity to maximize solar energy on power grids

11/20/2014

The project is funded in part through an Energy Department solar cost-share program 

Eletrobras says Brazil’s hydropower dams still underpowered due to drought

11/19/2014

The country is currently reliant on backup thermoelectric plants to meet a supply shortfall caused by idle hydropower turbines 

Lockheed Martin, Concord Blue to build biomass power facility in Germany

11/19/2014

Concord Blue's Reformer technology is feedstock-flexible, converting nearly any kind of organic waste into renewable energy 

Eos Energy Storage sells battery system to GDF SUEZ

11/19/2014

GDF SUEZ will install and test the Eos battery system at their new GDF SUEZ Batteries Lab at Laborelec, in Linkebeek, Belgium 

VIDEO: Ivanpah solar power plant not generating as much power as expected

11/18/2014

One of the reasons is as basic as it gets: The sun isn't shining as much as expected

VIDEO: Enel Green Power to combine geothermal, biomass in Italian power plant

11/13/2014 The power plant’s design uses biomass to heat geothermal steam to increase the energy efficiency and electricity output of the geothermal cycle

VIDEO: Ukraine to alleviate energy crisis through hydropower

11/13/2014 Hydropower accounts for no more than eight percent of electricity generated in Ukraine, whereas the average rate around the world is roughly 15 per...

Conarmex turns on Mexico photovoltaic power plant

11/13/2014

Mexican solar power firm Conarmex has fired up in Yucatán state a 324 kW photovoltaic plant 

TVA plans to add 130 MW of renewable power in 2015

11/12/2014

TVA is currently revising the plan, which is expected to be complete in late 2015

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