Wind Power

Global Fiberglass Solutions plans to turn retired turbine blades into pellets for use in flooring, furniture and more. Wind turbine blades are piled up outside a former Maytag plant in central Iowa where a company hopes to help recycle them into a wide range of products. Global Fiberglass Solutions, based in Washington state, has devised...
Hydropower

Aquila Capital has announced a €250 million (US$269.7 million) expansion of its partnership with Dutch pension investor APG in European hydropower, now up to €550 million (US$593.3 million). The investment will facilitate the expansion of Norwegian-based Småkraft AS, the largest operator of small-scale hydropower plants in Europe. Smakraft has 110 operational plants, producing nearly 1.2...
Utility Scale

Renewable energy multinational Prodiel has been selected to oversee the building of the Talayuela Solar (Cáceres) and Cabrera Solar (Seville) plants for British company Solarcentury, under the Balance of System (BOS) format. In addition, Prodiel will also be responsible for building all the interconnection infrastructure. Talayuela Solar, with 300 MW, will become one of the...
Hydropower

For the energy transitions that are under way around the world to be scaled up and accelerated to meet agreed-upon climate goals and to overcome extreme poverty, sustainable energy needs to harness talent in all its forms and foster innovation across a vast array of skills, applications and specializations. This is one conclusion of the...
Solar

The U.S. solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census released today by The Solar Foundation (TSF). This marks a resurgence in solar industry employment following two years of job losses in 2017 and 2018, according to...
Hydropower

ENERGO-PRO’s Turkish subsidiary announced it completed construction of the Karakurt Dam, including the construction of part of the power plant, at the beginning of this year and started filling the reservoir this week. The dam for the 99.5-MW Karakurt hydro plant on the Aras River in eastern Turkey is ranked among the highest asphalt-core dams...