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Gregory B. Poindexter - March 04, 2015

Pakistan Awards US$1.4 Billion Contract for 720-MW Karot Hydroelectric Project on Jhelum River

Pakistan's Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it has awarded a US$1.4 billion contract for development of the 720-MW Karot hydroelectric project on the Jhelum...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 04, 2015

SolarCity Lawsuit Alleges Arizona Utility’s Fee Hurts Solar

SolarCity Corp., the biggest U.S. rooftop solar installer, sued Salt River Project, alleging the Tempe, Arizona-based utility’s new pricing policy will “punish customers who choose...

Leslie Blodgett - March 04, 2015

Senators’ New GEO Act Addresses Geothermal Exploration Catch-22

Developers in the geothermal industry report a common challenge: they often must wait years for permits before they can even determine whether a site is worth the trouble. Something...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 03, 2015

Deepwater Gets Financing for First US Offshore Wind Farm

Deepwater Wind LLC received $290 million in financing that will allow it to begin building its Block Island offshore wind project in Rhode Island, the first one in the U.S.

Vladislav Vorotnikov - March 03, 2015

Kyrgyzstan Fights Energy Crisis with Run-of-River Hydropower

Kyrgyzstan will construct several dozen small hydroelectric power plants (HPPs) in different regions of the country within the next several of years, which will help the government...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 02, 2015

India to Quadruple Renewable Capacity to 175 Gigawatts by 2022

India plans to quadruple its renewable power capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022 as part of the government’s plan to supply electricity to every household, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

Barry Cassell - March 02, 2015

New Mexico Utility Adding Wind, Solar and Geothermal to Its Power Mix

Public Service Co. of New Mexico parent PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) said in its Feb. 27 annual Form 10-K report that its utility subsidiary is gradually adding more renewable energy to...

Jim Lane - March 02, 2015

The Food Waste Debacle

Last week there was a Fast Food industry fly-in to DC — arguing for a repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard on the grounds of food price impact. Politico reports:

Liu Yuanyuan - March 02, 2015

China’s Polysilicon Imports Surged in Late 2014

China’s polysilicon imports via ports in Shandong province amounted to 2,883 tons for the first 11 months of 2014, an increase of 73.6 percent over the same period of 2013, according...

David Appleyard - February 27, 2015

UK Low-Carbon Contract Winners Revealed: Wind Scores, Solar Disappoints

The first round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) programme — the UK scheme that is designed to support low-carbon generation and a capacity margin in the energy sector — has concluded....

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