Solar

The recently announced partnership between Helios Energy and the Ministry of Innovative Development Uzbekistan, underlines the country’s ambitious aims to generate a quarter of all electricity from renewable sources by 2030. The country’s transformation, led by president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, serves as an example for how Lower Middle Income Countries (LMICs) can not only be part...
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...
Wind Power

Clarion Energy, owner of POWERGEN International, and UL are proud to announce the five winners of the first Excellence in Character awards. In July, the companies announced that they were accepting nominations for a new award program, the Excellence in Character Awards (formerly, Woman of the Year Award), which are given to members of the...
Event Coverage

POWERGEN International, the event that showcases the future of power generation, is proud to announce its strategic partnerships with leading solar industry training organization, Solar Energy International Professional Services (SEIPS). POWERGEN International aims to go beyond the insular energy conversations held at many other solar energy events, broadening the scope and audience of those interested in utility-scale...
Storage

Hydrogen from renewable energy could play a central role in the global energy transformation, according to the latest report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). ‘Hydrogen: a renewable energy perspective’ estimates that hydrogen from renewable power, so called green hydrogen, could translate into 8 percent of global energy consumption by 2050. Sixteen percent of...
Solar

Today, the City of West Plains, Mo., said it will be providing solar power to the community through a new 9.6-MW solar array that will be built by Evergy. Evergy is the recently announced new name of Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) and Westar, after they merged last year. They announced the new name...
Utility Scale

Renewables and energy storage developer Ameresco will design and build an Illinois solar farm which could generate 37,000 MWh in its first year of operation, the company said. Work on the DePue solar farm is expected to begin next summer. Ameresco hopes to complete it by late 2020. The site at the village of DePue will be...
Hydrogen

Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research has pledged to pump at least another €300m ($330m) into research on green hydrogen by 2023, on top of €180m that it had already allocated. This investment forms part of the Energiewende, Germany’s transition to non-nuclear, sustainable power sources and comes after the government cabinet approved its draft legislative ‘climate package’....