Renewable Energy News

Bloomberg News Editors - 1 hour ago

US-China Rifts Put Aside for Clean Energy Research

The threat of climate change is driving China and the U.S. — frequent rivals and the world’s two largest greenhouse-gas emitters — to collaborate on dozens of potential clean-energy...

Bloomberg News Editors - 4 hours ago

Abengoa Offers Its First Green Bond to Raise 500 Million Euros for Clean Energy Projects

Abengoa SA, a Spanish energy and environment company, plans to issue its first green bond to raise 500 million euros ($642 million) to finance projects.

Meg Cichon - September 19, 2014

Massachusetts City Leads by Example with 1.8-MW Brownfield Solar Project

Today government officials commissioned a 1.8-MW solar project on what is classified as a “superfund” site — an abandoned plot of land that harbored hazardous waste affecting the environment...

Renewable Energy World Editors - September 19, 2014

Finalists for Renewable Energy World Projects of the Year 2014 Revealed

The editors of Renewable Energy World and Power Engineering magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program...

Susan Kraemer - September 19, 2014

New Research Improves on Earlier Bird-Killing Turbine Studies

The first-ever study using data from modern wind farms throughout North America finds that avian mortality among most species of small passerines (birds) may be biologically insignificant...

Bloomberg News Editors - September 19, 2014

Blackstone’s Vivint Plans $371 Million IPO as Solar Demand Rises

Vivint Solar, the rooftop power producer owned by Blackstone Group LP, is seeking to raise as much as $371 million from its initial public offering.

Laurie Guevara-Stone - September 19, 2014

Some See Garbage, Others See an Opportunity: Installing Solar on Landfills

Green Mountain Power just broke ground on a 2-MW photovoltaic plant in Rutland, Vermont. While some other large PV systems planned for the area have met with strong opposition (some...

Elisa Wood - September 18, 2014

US Court Decision a Loss for Wind, But Boon for Storage?

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected a claim by Chicago-based Exelon that its Texas Panhandle wind farms are entitled to favorable pricing. The wind farms sell power...

Vince Font - September 18, 2014

REC Solar Breaks 27 MW Installed Capacity in Hawaii

Six new solar energy installations at two notable Hawaiian landmarks are ramping up the stakes in a race that may bring the 50th state to number one status where U.S. solar deployment...

Michael Harris - September 17, 2014

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos Hydro Project

Brazil's mines and energy ministry has published guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040-MW Sao Luiz do Tapajos hydroelectric project on Brazil's Tapajos River.

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