Wind Power

Felix Njini, Mike Cohen and Paul Vecchiatto, Bloomberg In South Africa, solar and wind are in, and coal is gradually on the way out. That’s the key takeaway from the latest Integrated Resource Plan, which maps out the energy mix for the next decade. It envisions the nation’s total electricity-production capacity rising to 77,834 megawatts...
Wind Power

Ex Texas Gov. Rick Perry has reportedly told President Donald Trump of his plans to resign as secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy Thursday afternoon. According to reports, Trump said Perry, 69, will stay on as energy secretary until the end of the year. A replacement has already been selected, according to the president....
Solar

by Eric Roston, Bloomberg If the U.S. wants to extend economic growth, it should double down on cleaning up the environment and fighting climate change, which are fueling both jobs and revenue, according to a new analysis by University College London researchers.   “Don’t listen to the political rhetoric,” said Mark Maslin, a professor of geography and...
Event Coverage

Just months ahead of the Energy and Climate Package, Europe is at a pivotal moment in its energy strategy. Since 2005, most European countries have entered a transition process where renewable energy is one of the main pillars. Within this configuration, the network has become the backbone of an electrical system that aims, ultimately, to be carbon...
Hydropower

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has finalized the acquisition of Cube Hydro Partners and Helix Partners (collectively Cube Hydro), an owner and operator of small and medium-sized hydropower facilities in the northeast and southeast U.S., from I Squared Capital, an infrastructure-focused private equity firm. Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, which OPG acquired in November 2018, and Cube...