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Dominion Energy to build 150 MW solar power facility

The company has committed to having 3,000 MW of new solar and wind energy in operation or under development in Virginia by 2022. With today’s announcement, Dominion Energy has fulfilled about 45% of this commitment.

Ford’s UAW agreement lists changes to its electric car production

Under the new agreement, Ford will, according to the UAW, keep making Mustangs and Continentals at the Flat Rock plant

Enel Green Power starts construction of 280 MW wind farms in South Africa

Enel, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA), has started construction in South Africa of its Karusa and Soetwater wind farms, with an installed capacity of 140 MW each. The plants will involve an investment of...

Genex Power reports delay in developing Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project

Genex Power informed investors on Nov. 1 that “it no longer anticipates it will reach financial close on the Project in CY 2019,” after having received notice from EnergyAustralia Pty Ltd that “it will not...
Factory visit with (f.l.t.r.) Michael Kretschmer, Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony; German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel; Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen AG; Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management responsible for E-Mobility and Jens Rothe, Chairman of the General Works Council of Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH, during the start of production of the ID.3 at Volkswagen plant in Zwickau.

Germany boosts electric-car incentives to stimulate demand

By Iain Rogers and Arne Delfs, Bloomberg Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government and German automakers agreed to increase cash incentives for electric cars, intensifying an effort to move away from the combustion engine and reduce harmful emissions. A...
Screenshot from the PowerGen Renewable Energy website.

Shell invests in African microgrid developer PowerGen Renewable Energy

PowerGen Renewable Energy (PowerGen), a company that develops, manages and supports micro-utilities in Africa, announced that it received Series B investment from Shell New Energies, as well as Omidyar Network, Acumen, Renewable Energy Performance...

Trump files paperwork to formally exit Paris Climate Accord

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg President Donald Trump formally began the process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate accord on Monday, a move announced in 2017 that will take another year to complete. The State...

Singapore wants to trade renewable energy with its neighbors

By Shery Ahn and Dan Murtaugh, Bloomberg Singapore’s state-owned power grid operator wants to build more connections to neighboring countries to tap their greater potential for renewable energy. Nations like Malaysia and Indonesia have ample spare land...
Wind turbines near St. Joseph Manitoba Canada, visible from Highway 75 mid-way between Winnipeg and the US border. Photo taken 2011 May 14 by Wtshymanski

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire Pattern Energy for $6.1B

Pattern Energy Group and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement, pursuant to which CPPIB will acquire Pattern Energy in an all-cash transaction for $26.75 per share, implying an...

‘Don’t be a jerk’ and other words of wisdom for people in the power...

Get a sneak peek at the POWERGEN women with excellent character For the first time, POWERGEN International along with partner UL, will be awarding five women with Excellence in Character Awards at the upcoming event...