Renewable Energy News
Operations achieved at 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant between Laos and Thailand
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 20:23:00 GMT

Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations.

Holtec, Eos create battery manufacturing JV
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 14:06:56 GMT
Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries.
Australia in planning for multiple massive battery projects
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:39:10 GMT
France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale plant, which is billed as the world’s largest lithium-ion battery.
UK closes in on first geothermal power after successful drilling outcome
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:13:31 GMT
The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the renewable energy mix.
Australia hits 2020 large-scale renewables target
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:52:00 GMT

The Clean Energy Regulator of Australia has approved enough capacity to guarantee that the large-scale Renewable Energy Target of 33,000 GWh of additional renewable energy will be met in 2020.

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse leaves worker injured
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMT

A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a General Electric (GE) turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in the America’s to five in 2019.


Clean energy investment set to hit $2.6 trillion this decade
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:12:43 GMT
The global energy supply is turning greener.
Xcel Energy seeks changes as ‘value of solar’ rate spike looms in Minnesota
Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:05:52 GMT
Minnesota’s largest utility wants to change how the state calculates its trailblazing “value of solar” rate as it faces a potential spike in payments to community solar operators.
New POWERGEN award program seeks inspirational women of excellent character
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 14:25:59 GMT
In recognition of the widely acknowledged studies that show that organizations with gender equality perform better financially, this year POWERGEN International, along with partner UL, is launching a new awards program that seeks out women of good character.
NorthWestern Energy plans to upgrade 8-MW Madison powerhouse
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:31:00 GMT

NorthWestern Energy has announced plans to upgrade its 8-MW Madison Powerhouse with the installation of four new turbine-generator units.