Wind Power

The first nation to implement a COVID-19 lockdown, China, has experienced an unprecedented power demand drop during the first two months of the year as a result of the stagnation of industrial and commercial activities. Amidst this demand squeeze, renewables have emerged as a winner in the increasing competition among different power generation resources. Electricity...
Utility Scale

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced today that it is seeking proposals to develop 200 megawatts of renewable energy that can be brought online by the end of 2023. Proposals are due to TVA by April 24, 2020. TVA will announce the selected proposals in the fall 2020 timeframe. Developers can review TVA’s request for...
Wind Power

Today, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), located in Brussels, partnered with The Climate Group’s RE100 to bring corporate commitment to renewable electricity sourcing in emerging markets. GWEC’s membership includes wind energy manufacturers, developers, utilities, IPPs and service companies. RE100 has 200 global companies that have made commitments to use 100% renewable energy by a...
Wind Power

More wind farms will see the light near the Baltic coast in Poland. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a loan agreement with Pomerania Wind Farm sp.z o.o., a subsidiary of Lithuanian large-scale renewable company Ignitis Renewables. The EIB has agreed to lend 258 million zloty (€59.7 million or $67.6 million) for the construction...
Wind Power

Turbulent weather conditions saw levels of wind generation across Europe hit record levels last month. This is according to new data from energy market analyst EnAppSys, which shows that in February 2020, wind power amounted to an average output of 85.4 GW – equivalent to over two hundred 400 MW coal units of power generation....
Solar

A new policy database aims to help cities, counties and townships be proactive when it comes to land-use issues. Thousands of megawatts of utility-scale solar power are expected in Michigan over the next decade, but most municipalities don’t have regulations to govern the land-use impacts. State officials and university researchers last week released what they’re...
Onshore

GE Renewable Energy has received an order from the EDF-SITAC joint venture to supply and install 112 of its 2.7-MW wind turbines at the 300-MW Sitac Kabini wind farm in Gujarat, India. The units will be installed and commissioned by early 2021 and will produce enough green energy to meet the annual electricity requirements of more...
Solar

Providing access to clean, reliable, and affordable energy is the key to promoting sustainable economic development. The rapidly falling costs and growing maturity of ‘green energy technologies’ have substantially reduced the dependence of remote communities on imported hydrocarbons. Yet, socio-economic barriers have slowed the development and roll-out, especially in low-income communities. Smart integrated renewable energy...