Wartsila renewables power plant contracts have been signed for projects to move the Caribbean and for Southeast Asia toward a 100 percent renewables future. The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a 33 MW flexible power plant on a fast-track basis to the Barbados Light &...
South Sudan needs investment from the energy industry in the form of money and technology if the country is to rebuild and stabilize itself. That was the point that Nj Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamberand CEO of the Centurion Law Group, made in a keynote at the...
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...
Spanish wind power solutions provider Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) is building what it claims is the world's largest wind blade testing rig. The Siemens wind blade testing rig is to be located at its facilities in northern Denmark. The new facility will be capable of performing full-scale tests...
When you think of Texas and the energy industry, you think oil and gas? Right? Wrong! While Texas is heart of domestic U.S. oil and gas production, it is also the leader among U.S. states in wind power generation. The U.S. raised its wind power capacity by 8% in 2018...
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...
By Pat Davis Szymczak Ukraine has enacted a new law that trades future-energy tariffs for auctions to set a fair market price for green electricity. A new law just signed requires solar plants that generate over 1 MW to participate next year in energy auctions. The same will apply to...
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....
During the age of coal, huge bulk carriers and colliers criss-crossed the globe, transporting anthracite and lignite. Of course, as the world weans itself off coal - with more and more sources becoming economically unviable to mine - and looks towards the cleaner and greener energy sources of tomorrow,...
The government of Serbia will guarantee a EUR 307 million in loan to invest in new renewable energy power plants and overhaul coal-fired power plants. A Serbian government representative said that guarantees are necessary to continue the implementation of major infrastructure projects. About BAM 300 million (around EUR 153.5 million) is...