NREL to advance technologies for microgrid projects

NREL to advance technologies for microgrid projects

Thursday, 11 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is to provide critical support to two new microgrid projects coordinated by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and GE.

Alliance touts biofuels as COP 2014 gets under way

Alliance touts bioFuels as COP 2014 gets under way

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 Dan McCue With the start of COP 2014 in Lima, Peru, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance reiterated that bioFuels, like ethanol, are presently one of the most commercially viable, greenhouse gas emissions reduci...
Wärtsilä supplies a 120 MW smart power generation plant to Oman

Wärtsilä supplies a 120 MW smart power generation plant to Oman

Monday, 08 December 2014 REM

Wärtsilä has secured a contract to supply a 120 MW Smart Power Generation plant for Musandam Power Company in Northern Oman.

Report sees biomass plants flourishing in post-subsidy Europe

Report sees biomass plants flourishing in post-subsidy Europe

Friday, 05 December 2014 REM Despite trends that suggest the peak for subsidisation of renewables has already passed, as many as 1,000 additional biomass power plants are expected to be built in Europe in the next 10 years, accor...
European biofuels leaders meet EU parliament members

European bioFuels leaders meet EU parliament members

Friday, 05 December 2014 Dan McCue Leaders of Sustainable BioFuels, an industry coalition to promote advanced bioFuels, met members of the European Parliament in Brussels today to urge for a tough EU-wide sub-target for advanced biofue...
UK energy policy challenged in European Court for needlessly raising energy bills

UK energy policy challenged in European Court for needlessly raising energy bills

Friday, 05 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

The British Government has been accused of a plan to lock-in consumers to £2.5 billion annual power charges to 2030, despite the availability of lower-cost alternatives.

UK solar power will prosper without support due to relentless cost reductions

UK solar power will prosper without support due to relentless cost reductions

Thursday, 04 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

A report released today, and launched by the Solar Trade Association (STA), finds that solar power in Britain will prosper without subsidies as early as 2020.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 3/12/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 3/12/2014

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 REM • Spain ready for developing renewable energy, road networksBusiness Recorder • France awards tidal energy tenders to EDF-DCNS, GDF Suez-Alstom Reuters • Nice airport signs renewable energy de...
NRG Energy sets long-term sustainability goals with construction of new green headquarters

NRG Energy sets long-term sustainability goals with construction of new green headquarters

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

NRG Energy has announced ambitious sustainability goals as it begins construction of its new ‘ultra-green’ headquarters.

UK

UK's first ever bus to run on human and food waste launched

Monday, 01 December 2014 Dan McCue THE UK's first ever bus powered on food and human waste took to the road last week on a journey that engineers hope will spark widespread adoption of a new, sustainable way of Fuelling public transpor...