China will invest US$15 million to build a solar panel plant in Zimbabwe to produce 500 solar panels per day. The Chinese firm Yaowei Technology will make the investment that is expected to significantly address the ongoing electricity shortages causes by low water levels in the Kariba Dam and obsolete...
The Kovačica wind farm launched the trial run at the beginning of the year and has been fully operational since July 12. The other 4 operational wind farms in Serbia are the 500 kW Devreč 1 (2012), the 9.9 MW Kula (2016), the 6.6 MW La Piccolina (2016), and...
Nigerian distributed utility company, Arnergy, announced it has raised $9 Million in a Series A round of funding led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures with participation from the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund), EDFI ElectriFI and All On. The company’s distributed renewable energy systems combine solar power, storage solutions...
Despite subsidy cuts which dramatically stalled the growth of solar installations, China retained the global distinction as the most attractive renewable energy market in 2019, according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) report. The report, which ranks 40 countries on the attractiveness of their renewable energy investment...
The “2019 International Forum on Clean Power Technology and Engineering & CHN Energy International Forum on Clean Energy”, jointly hosted by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering and CHN ENERGY, was held in Beijing on May 16-17. Following a theme of “Dedication to Clean Power and...
Both Thailand and Japan are expected to see a surge of biomass power investments over the next decade, as Thailand receives strong government support for the sector, whilst Japan’s strong pipeline of biomass projects will continue to facilitate a capacity growth surge in the near-term, according to a report...
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its renewables capabilities with the addition of a dedicated advisory team. The advisory team will support lenders, developers and the wider supply chain to identify and capitalise on renewable energy opportunities and mitigate against risk. Scott Hamilton has been appointed to lead the team,...
South Korea could be the next biomass power market to watch as the government sets ambitious renewables targets and incentives to encourage developments in the sector, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. The country is forecasted to add 730 MW of biomass over the coming decade. Under president Moon Jae-in,...
ENI inaugerated its Tatouine asset in southern Tunisia which will include construction of a PV (photovoltaic) plant with an installed capacity of 10 MW. The project, which was awarded to the ETAP-ENI consortium following a public tender issued by the Tunisian authorities in accordance with the country’s licensing regulations, will...
Indonesia ranks second to the United States in geothermal power generation. But if trends continue, it could surpass the U.S. by 2022, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. The report notes that Indonesia’s location along a convergent tectonic plate boundary has made it ideally suited for geothermal power production....