Hydropower

Affable, informed and determined, Tom Steyer is a champion for a renewable energy-powered economy Speaking last month about JP Morgan Chase’s decision to align its lending protocols with emissions targets set by U.N. climate scientists, Tom Steyer expressed enthusiasm that a bank with a long history of investing in fossil fuel extraction has changed their tune. “Let’s...
Hydropower

C-Power announced it will commence six-month sea trials in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Navy to test and validate the technical and economic capabilities of its SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system (AOPS). Initially conceived during a U.S. Department of Defense project, the SeaRAY AOPS provides in-situ power, energy storage, and...
Wind Power

“Renewables appear to be immune to Covid-19,” said Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency this morning, as he revealed that clean energy had defied the pandemic downturn that has hit all other areas of the power sector. Speaking at a press conference for the launch of the IEA’s latest report into renewables, executive director...
Energy Efficiency

TD Bank Group this week announced a commitment to a global climate action plan, which includes a target to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with its operations and financing activities by 2050, aligned to the associated principles of the Paris Agreement. The Bank has also established dedicated teams to advise and support clients as...
News

On Saturday the global clean energy industry breathed a collective sigh of relief as most major news outlets declared Joe Biden the new U.S. President-elect. Biden won the popular vote by more than 5 million but it took several days of counting ballots for him to rack up enough electoral college votes to be declared...
News

President Donald Trump today named James Danly chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), replacing Neil Chatterjee who has served in this position since October 2018. Danly has served as a commissioner since March 2020. Before that he served as general counsel to FERC since joining in 2017. “It has been my utmost pleasure...
Hydropower

Statkraft, a leading company in hydropower internationally, has signed an agreement to acquire Solarcentury. Together the companies are well-positioned for accelerated growth in solar and to become one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, according to a press release. Statkraft will gain access to a 6-GW (gross) pipeline in Europe and South America that,...