Kelp Farms and Mammoth Windmills Are Just Two of the Government’s Long-Shot Energy Bets

The goal of this offbeat project? To see if it's possible to farm vast quantities of seaweed in the open ocean for a new type of carbon-neutral biofuel that might one day power trucks and airplanes. Unlike the corn- and soy-based biofuels used today, kelp-based fuels would not require valuable cropland. View full post on […]

The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India

When completed, the Pavagada solar park in southern India is expected to generate 2,000 megawatts of electricity, making it the world's largest solar station. Weeds poke listlessly from the flat, rocky earth as the temperature climbs to the mid-90s. View full post on Wind Power News

Lockwood v. Township of Ellington

Duane LOCKWOOD, Ronald Cybulski, David Vollmar, George Mika, and Eugene Davison, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. TOWNSHIP OF ELLINGTON, Eric Zbytowski, and Ed Talaski, Defendants-Appellants. View full post on Wind Power News

India inaugurates mega solar project

French energy company ENGIE said Monday it was expanding its presence in the renewable energy sector in India, one of the world's fastest growing economies. French President Emmanuel Macron met Monday in the country with ENGIE CEO Isabelle Kocher and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the inauguration of the Mirzapur solar power plant, a […]

CALIK ENERJIWind Plant Investment in Georgia

Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and First Vice Prime Minister of Georgia Dimitri Kumsishvili and work committee, met Chairman of Cal k Enerji Board of Directors Ahmet Cal k in Ankara, Turkey to discuss the energy projects in Georgia, including use of renewable energy resources. Deputy Ministers of Economy and Sustainable Development […]

China is rapidly developing its clean-energy technology

WHEN IT COMES to energy, no country generates such bittersweet superlatives as China. It is the world's largest consumer of coal and the second-largest of oil, after America. View full post on Wind Power News

First wind farm operational in coal-reliant Bosnia

Bosnia's maiden wind farm began producing electricity on Wednesday as part of the country's efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the renewable energy standards of the European Union it aspires to join. First Bosnian windmills are seen on the wind farm in Mesihovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, March 14, 2018. View full post on […]

Europe tries to lead the way on clean energy

AT THE UN climate summit in Bonn last November some Americans came up with their own riposte to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement. Outside the main conference building they put up a tent housing a rowdy coalition of people from 20 states and 110 cities under the banner “We are […]

South African pro-Zuma group blocks energy deals in blow to Ramaphosa

Johannesburg: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was dealt a political blow on Tuesday, after a last-minute legal challenge by a group loyal to ousted leader Jacob Zuma blocked the signing of $4.7 billion in renewable energy deals. The North Gauteng High Court agreed to hold a full hearing on the challenge on March 27 after […]

UPDATE 4-E.ON, RWE get fresh boost from dividend, profit outlook

E.ON forecast annual operating profit to rise by an average 3 to 4 percent over the next three years, while RWE flagged a bigger than expected dividend for 2019, driving shares in E.ON to the top of Germany's blue-chip index .GDAXI . The two companies announced plans to carve up networks, renewables and retail energy […]