Opposition to the Barro Blanco project in Panama halts construction

Opposition to the Barro Blanco project in Panama halts construction

Friday, 03 April 2015 Al Maiorino Due to the opposition from local residents and alleged environmental violations, construction of a hydroelectric dam in Panama was halted in February 2015 by the Panamanian government.  The $225 mill...
Solar Trade Association (STA) launches new trade body in Scotland

Solar Trade Association (STA) launches new trade body in Scotland

Thursday, 02 April 2015 Robin Whitlock

A number of leading members of the Solar Trade Association (STA), which speaks on behalf of the UK solar energy industry, have launched a new branch in Scotland.

Gigawatt Global receives grant for solar project in Burundi Burundi

Gigawatt Global receives grant for solar project in Burundi

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 Robin Whitlock

Solar company Gigawatt Global has signed two international grants for a solar project in Burundi where currently only four percent of the population has residential access to electricity.

Solar Impulse reaches China

Solar Impulse reaches China

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Dan McCue

Continuing its record-breaking flight around the world, Solar Impulse this week is visiting the China.

Sustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs

Sustainable bioFuels highlighted as key for future transport needs

Monday, 30 March 2015 REM

The Transport Energy Task Force in the UK is highlighting the important role sustainable bioFuels will play in meeting the UK’s future transport needs.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 30/03/2015

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 30/03/2015

Monday, 30 March 2015 REM • West Lothian renewable energy entrepreneur highlights the power of positive thinking Herald Scotland • Ecotricity secures £70m refinancing for renewable energy portfolio Clean Technology Busin...
IKEA to expand its renewable energy portfolio with biomass fuel cells system

IKEA to expand its renewable energy portfolio with biomass Fuel cells system

Friday, 27 March 2015 Robin Whitlock

The home furnishings group IKEA has announced plans to install a Fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its Emeryville store in California.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 20/03/2015

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 20/03/2015

Friday, 20 March 2015 REM • Costa Rica powered with 100% renewable energy for 75 straight days Science Alert • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Federal Government and Across the Supply Chain The White House • S...
Alstom signs two biomass contracts in the UK

Alstom signs two biomass contracts in the UK

Thursday, 19 March 2015 Robin Whitlock

Alstom has signed two contracts with Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) for Geared Reaction steam turbines (GRT) to be used in two UK biomass projects.

SunEdison to provide Texas town with 150 MW of solar power

SunEdison to provide Texas town with 150 MW of solar power

Thursday, 19 March 2015 Robin Whitlock

SunEdison has announced that it will construct new solar plants in the West Texas City of Georgetown in order to provide it with 150 MW of solar power over 25 years.


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