Renewable Energy News

Bloomberg News Editors - July 23, 2014

Europe To Build Only 192 GW of Wind Power Capacity by 2020

Falling power demand and an economic slump in Europe prompted the region’s wind-turbine industry group to cut its forecast for installations through 2020.

Bloomberg News Editors - July 23, 2014

ABB Hit by Wind, Solar Charges for Third Consecutive Quarter

ABB Ltd. earnings dropped for a third consecutive quarter, missing analyst estimates, amid mounting charges at the unit for offshore wind and solar projects.

Meg Cichon - July 22, 2014

US Solar Manufacturer Suniva To Build 200-MW Facility in Michigan

U.S.-based solar cell and module maker Suniva announced that it will open a second manufacturing facility in 2014, set to be located in Michigan. The facility will be able to churn...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 22, 2014

UK Retains Target to Cut Carbon Emissions by Half Through 2025

The U.K. will keep a target to cut greenhouse gases by half through 2025, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said, foiling the Treasury’s effort to weaken the target.

Jim Lane - July 22, 2014

California Proposes $46.3 Million for Advanced Biofuels

In California, the California Energy Commission recommended awards of $46.6 million to 11 biofuels and biomethane projects.

Kenneth Bossong - July 21, 2014

Renewables Provide 56 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in First Half of 2014

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, solar, wind, biomass, geothermal, and hydropower...

Barry Cassell - July 21, 2014

H2O Pursues 440-MW Colorado Pumped Storage Hydro Project without FERC Permit

H2O Holdings LLC on July 18 told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that it doesn’t agree with FERC’s rejection of a third preliminary permit for a 440-MW pumped storage hydro...

Junko Movellan - July 18, 2014

Solar-powered Gondola Saving Clean Mountain Air in Colorado

Visiting Telluride, Colorado, the first thing you notice, besides the spectacular mountain view, is a free gondola. The gondola, traveling from the town of Telluride to the town of...

Bloomberg News Editors - July 17, 2014

China Three Years Late on Installing Offshore Wind Farms

China is three years behind schedule on a plan that would make it the world’s biggest market for offshore wind, a setback for the $15 billion industry that’s seeking to produce affordable...

Japanese Manufacturer Expands Renewables Business, Acquires Solectria and The Switch

Japanese machinery maker Yaskawa Electric Corp. announced will acquire US.-based inverter maker Solectria Renewables LLC and Finnish wind turbine components maker The Switch to expand...

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