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Training Workshop Opportunity for Renewable Energy Practitioners from Developing Countries

Training Workshop Opportunity for Renewable Energy Practitioners from Developing Countries

Applications are being accepted for the annual rural electrification training workshop organized by the International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) and The National Research Institute for Rural Electrification (NRIRE).   The International Training Workshop on Rural Electrification will be held in Hangzhou, China from 27 Oct. – 10 Nov. 2016.   The training workshop aims to equip trainees with the technical know-how in rural electrification development for small hydropower, solar energy and wind power technologies. Furthermore, to improve their own capabilities to undertake rural electrification programs in their respective countries.   Financial support is provided by China’s Ministry of Science and Technology for training fees, food, accommodation and in-country transportation. Travel costs between country of origin and Hangzhou will be borne by participants.   Qualified renewable energy practitioners from developing countries are encouraged to apply before the 31 July deadline.   For further details and to receive the Application Form please send inquiries to Ms. Cecilia Ledesma at cledesma@icshp.org.
REPORT: Energy Efficiency Good for Canada

REPORT: Energy Efficiency Good for Canada

The Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA) has released a paper supporting investments in energy efficiency as a way of mitigating climate change.
Greenleaf Power Looking To Acquire Biomass Power Plants

Greenleaf Power Looking To Acquire Biomass Power Plants

Greenleaf Power, a new biomass energy company that plans grow by acquiring and/or developing power plants fueled by residual biomass, has just made its second acquisition.
BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) Launched

BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) Launched

On Wednesday 16th January 2013 the official launch of the BRE National Solar Centre (NSC) took place with The Building Research Establishment (BRE) doing the honours in the presence of Greg Barker, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change. The centre, that is expected to be open in April of this year, is to be situated in St Austell, […]
Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant Hosts Annual Wildlife Festival

Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant Hosts Annual Wildlife Festival

Aspiring entrepreneurs have tried to capture the raw power of Niagara Falls since the late 1800s and, in the process, helped develop the science behind low-cost, reliable hydroelectricity.
Trending Topics in Electricity Today: New Opportunities for Utilities

Trending Topics in Electricity Today: New Opportunities for Utilities

By Eric Gimon, Sonia Aggarwal, Michael O’Boyle, and the experts of America’s Power Plan New energy technologies that give customers more control over their energy production and use have come down in cost quickly and substantially, causing customers to question their relationship with the hometown utility.  Many utilities have understandably reacted with alarm to the rise of new low-cost resources […]
R&D Forum

R&D Forum

Research indicates record salmon returns in Columbia River basin
U.S. Stimulus: Boon or Boondoggle for the Solar PV Market?

U.S. Stimulus: Boon or Boondoggle for the Solar PV Market?

We raced through the final version of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) hoping for dramatic changes that will accelerate the solar electric market and create jobs in the U.S. near term. And while there are certainly a number of provisions that will get the industry back on track, we are left wondering what the real impact will be. Here's our first take.
Empowering A Rural Revolution

Empowering A Rural Revolution

The Solar Home System (SHS) dissemination programme in Bangladesh is considered to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world, bringing power to rural areas where grid electricity supply is neither available nor expected in the medium term. Between January 2005 and July 2009, nearly 350,000 SHSs have been installed in the country. Supported by grants and soft loans from the World Bank, GTZ, KfW and the Asian Development Bank, installation rates have increased to a rate of more than 15,000 per month.