Hydropower

Five global renewables associations have issued a joint statement setting out policy priorities for a green recovery involving accelerated clean energy deployment, says the International Hydropower Association. Under the banner of the International Renewable Energy Alliance (REN Alliance), the associations representing the bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind power industries say a world powered 100%...
Storage

The world has seen a proliferating number of pledges by numerous governments and companies to reach net zero emissions in the coming decades as part of global efforts to meet long-term sustainability goals, such as the Paris Agreement on climate change. However, there is a stark disconnect between these high-profile pledges and the current state...
Baseload

Silicon Ranch announced its implementation of what it is calling ‘regenerative energy’ at the 53-MW Millington Solar Farm in Tennessee. Regenerative energy co-locates clean energy generation and regenerative agriculture to manage vegetation, restore ecosystems and biodiversity, sequester carbon and improve water quality. Silicon Ranch, in partnership with Cabriejo Ranch, launched holistic planned grazing at the...
Solar

Ørsted to begin process to identify next CEO After eight years, Henrik Poulsen has resigned his position as CEO of Ørsted, effective 31 January 2021. The Board of Directors has initiated a process to identify Ørsted’s next CEO. Poulsen will be nominated for the company’s Board of Directors at the next annual general meeting (AGM)...
Baseload

For the last few monthly updates, I’ve been focusing on the big picture, and have neglected to say anything about many of the 10 Clean Energy Stocks for 2020  since I looked at how the pandemic would likely affect each stock in March. This month, I’m trying to rectify the oversight, and have been posting updates on...
Solar

In 2019, U.S. annual energy consumption from renewable sources exceeded coal consumption for the first time since before 1885, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Monthly Energy Review. This outcome mainly reflects the continued decline in the amount of coal used for electricity generation over the past decade as well as growth in renewable...
Bioenergy

FortisBC and REN Energy International Corporation (REN Energy) announced last week that they are teaming up to offer renewable natural gas produced from wood waste. The project features technology being used for the first time in North America and represents new opportunities to reduce emissions using British Columbia (BC)’s forestry sector. The production facility will be...