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David Appleyard - January 28, 2014

Hydropower 2014 Outlook: Hydro Industry To Expand Its Global Reach

For decades large-scale hydropower developments have been viewed as something of a pariah within the renewable energy sector. Indeed, despite an acknowledged contribution to sustainable...

Elisa Wood - January 23, 2014

Transmission and Energy Storage 2014 Outlook: The Macro and Micro Transformation of Electric Grids

The transmission industry enters 2014 with a lot of work ahead as it continues to recreate the grid and make it more renewable energy-ready.

- January 10, 2014

Geothermal Industry Partnerships Push the Innovation Envelope

Geothermal energy is a clean, green, renewable source of power that faces challenges regarding costs and project timelines. One company has found a way to improve the margins by adopting...

Tildy Bayar - January 06, 2014

Keeping Safe When Working with Wind Power

According to Claus Rose, chairman of the Global Wind Organization (GWO) and environment, health and safety (EHS) officer for Siemens’ Wind Power Division, safety procedures are now...

Renewable Energy World Editors - December 25, 2013

The Big Question: What Is the Future Utility Business Model?

Renewable energy technologies are taking off and costs are dropping each year, so what’s holding the industry back? A new report called America’s Power Plan suggests that the real culprits...

James Montgomery - December 23, 2013

Microinverters Moving Into Commercial-Scale Solar: When Will It Happen?

Back in mid-August, Vine Fresh Produce in Ontario unveiled a 2.3-MW solar rooftop array on its greenhouse, the largest commercial rooftop project under the province's feed-in tariff...

David Appleyard - December 12, 2013

Hydropower Renaissance Signals Investment Surge

According to the World Energy Council’s latest World Energy Resources (WER) report, hydropower already provides a substantial proportion of energy worldwide, contributing approximately...

David Appleyard - December 09, 2013

Lush Grass Becomes Lush Green for UK Biogas Project

Deep in the gently rolling Mendip Hills of Somerset, in the southwest of England, nestles a dairy farm with 150 years of cheese making heritage. It lies only a few miles from the site...

Meg Cichon - November 12, 2013

Global Excellence: Project of the Year Award Winners Announced

From electrifying remote villages in India to tackling landfill waste in California, this year’s Project of the Year Award winners represent the ever-shifting global renewable energy...

Meg Cichon - October 22, 2013

An Open Frontier: The Untapped Potential of South American Geothermal

The ring of fire is a geologic region that extends in a horseshoe shape from the bottom tip of South America, up along the Pacific coast through North America, and looping back through...

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