Renewable Energy News

Bloomberg News Editors - September 01, 2014

Australia's Renewable Industry Imperiled Pending Policy Review

A government-appointed panel gave Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott two options to cut emissions more cheaply: either scrap or weaken its main clean energy program.

Bloomberg News Editors - September 01, 2014

Sludge Treatment at U.K. Facility Turns Waste Into ‘Black Gold’

When the world’s largest working advanced digestion plant opened last month, it showed the power- hungry process of treating waste in the $360 billion water industry can be self-sufficient...

Michael Harris - August 29, 2014

Final Blast Removes Last Hydro Project on Washington's Elwha River

A final explosion Aug. 26 removed the remains of 12-MW Glines Canyon Dam, fully opening the Elwha River to salmon passage in Washington's Olympic National Park.

Bloomberg News Editors - August 29, 2014

Solar Makers Set for Record 2014 Shipments on Strong Demand

Solar manufacturers are set to ship a record number of panels this year, with the largest makers expected to deliver 52 percent more panel between them than 2013.

Bloomberg News Editors - August 29, 2014

German Solar Manufacturing Survivor Say Shipments Reach Record

The one major German solar panel manufacturer that survived a plunge in prices triggered by competition from China said it shipped near-record modules this month and seeks to keep selling...

David Appleyard - August 28, 2014

Plunge in UK Distributed Energy Investment Forecast for 2019

Investment in the UK’s distributed power generation market will witness a significant decline from almost $2.5 billion in 2013 to $939 million by 2019, according to new analysis.

Bloomberg News Editors - August 28, 2014

Expect $1.6 Trillion in Clean Energy Investments Through 2020, Says IEA

Investments in new clean-energy capacity will total $1.61 trillion through 2020 even as the expansion of renewables is expected to slow, the International Energy Agency said.

Bloomberg News Editors - August 28, 2014

Myanmar’s Solar Ambitions Kickstarted with $480 Million ACO Investment Pact

Myanmar will expand its sources of clean energy through an agreement with ACO Investment Group, a U.S.-based private-equity fund focusing on Asian emerging markets, to develop two solar-energy...

Kenneth Bossong - August 27, 2014

US Renewable Electrical Generation Hits 14.3 Percent

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'s latest "Electric Power Monthly" report, with data for the first six months of 2014, renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass,...

Bloomberg News Editors - August 27, 2014

South Africa Seeks to Improve Process for Renewable Energy Deals

South African Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said her department wants to address weaknesses in the process of commissioning renewable-power projects.

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