Hydropower

Travel website TripAdvisor has released a list of the top 10 tourist attractions in the U.S., and the iconic Hoover Dam was number six on the list. TripAdvisor selected these sites by reviewing tour and activity bookings at each attraction in 2019. About Hoover Dam, TripAdvisor said: “The Hoover Dam, located near Boulder City and...
Solar

As the global outcry for climate change action continues, now is the perfect time to attract emerging talent into a career in renewables. With unprecedented interest in alternative energy sources, firms in the industry are best placed to leverage this hype and call on the wider public to help build the talent pools needed to...
Baseload

In most places, renewable energy provides the least expensive form of new generation measured according “Levelized Cost of Electricity” (LCoE). LCoE measures the cost per unit of electrical energy produced ($/MWh). In Portugal, a power auction in July yielded €14.70/MWh. In the recent UK contracts-for-difference auction, one winning offshore wind power bid was for £39.65/MWh....
Hydropower

Iceland’s Landsvirkjun has announced an ambitious action plan to become carbon neutral by 2025. Landsvirkjun has focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing carbon sequestration for more than a decade, according to a press release. During this period, the company has collected comprehensive data on its carbon footprint and published detailed emissions figures in...
Wind Power

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Holmen as the wind turbine supplier for the 143-MW Blåbergsliden wind farm, Sweden. The project, which will use 26 of GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GE’s second Cypress-equipped wind farm in Sweden. Holmen is one of Sweden’s largest forest owners. The company produces...
Wind Power

By Ewa Krukowska and Jonathan Stearns, Bloomberg Europe is set to stake its economic future on an environmental clean-up that will overhaul the way the world’s biggest single market polices businesses and manages trade relations. The new order unveiled on Wednesday by the European Union’s executive arm will center on a goal to eliminate by mid-century...