Bloomberg News Editors's Articles

- March 26, 2015

Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions

U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn...

- March 24, 2015

Cheap Batteries Under the Hood Add Power to Cut Fuel Consumption

Next-generation hybrid cars combining electric and gas power in new ways are emerging as a low-cost alternative for consumers as batteries get cheaper and more efficient.

- March 24, 2015

Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution

Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

- March 23, 2015

Hanergy Opens 60 Stores in China to Broaden Solar Sales Channel

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd., the Chinese solar power-equipment maker controlled by billionaire Li Hejun, opened 60 retail stores and “user experience centers” across the nation...

- March 20, 2015

Developer Pursues Floating Solar Projects in US

Solar Power Inc., a renewable-energy developer backed by China’s LDK Solar Co., is joining with Aqua Clean Energy to develop floating solar projects in the U.S. and Mexico.

- March 20, 2015

Tidal Lagoon’s Next Plant May Produce Power on Par with Nuclear

The U.K. company planning the world’s first tidal-lagoon power station said its next plant may generate electricity at almost half the price.

- March 20, 2015

German Solar Age’s First Eclipse Passes with Brief Surge in Power Price

Power prices in Germany fluttered as the first eclipse of the emerging solar age passed and utility operators worked overtime to keep the grid supplied.

- March 19, 2015

Obama Orders US Agencies to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2025

President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources...

- March 18, 2015

Land Claim Could Halt South Africa Bioenergy Project

A land claim brought against South Africa’s largest sugar farmer threatens to stop a 1.1 billion rand ($90 million) renewable-energy project that will produce electricity by burning...

- March 16, 2015

Sweden, Norway Increase Renewable Target Amid Power Glut Concern

Sweden and Norway agreed to boost their target for renewable energy production amid concerns the additional capacity will exacerbate a power glut and strain the region’s electricity...

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