India's solar market is on track to be roughly the same in 2013 as it was in 2012, which is surprising given the ~20 percent overall growth projected for global solar demand. But optimism and expectations continue to emerge for India's solar potential.
By Bethany Duarte Monitoring the operating condition of bearings in a hydropower unit is a vitally important component of an overall plant maintenance and reliability program.
Court approves work to resume at Brazil’s Teles Pires Just a week after work to build the 1.8 GW Teles Pires project on the Teles Pires River in Brazil was halted, Brazil’s Supremo Tribunal Federal reversed that decision. In late September, judge Ricardo Lewandowski ruled that Companhia Hidreletrica Teles Pires (CHTP) had not breached the...
Analysis of Chinese government policies at several levels suggest Chinese solar market growth could take off in late 2013 after a slow start to the year, as various projects finish their development phase and new incentives kick in.
SMC, K-Water announce joint venture to build 246 MW Angat in the Philippines According to filings with the Philippine Stock Exchange, the Korean Water Resources Corporation (K-Water) and Filipino conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) announced a joint venture in August for development and operation of the 246 MW Angat project. SMC — a food, beverage...
By Annette Karstensen and Robert Dillon Hydro Tasmania has introduced integrity assessments of critical turbine components. These assessments help the utility improve its understanding of potential risks within the turbine portfolio.
India's solar energy policy contains domestic content requirements for solar cells and panels, but initially these excluded thin-film technologies — a big help to First Solar among others. But as expected, new proposals aim to close that loop.
With solar trade tensions still high between the US and China, now there's another front in the competitive global solar marketplace -- the U.S. has formally filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over portions of India's National Solar Mission that spell out domestic content requirements.
Hydro Tasmania is considering developing Australian renewable energy projects outside the nation's island state as the company looks at expanding a partnership with a unit of China's Shenhua Group Corp.
The Roaring Forties gales off Tasmania, where Hollywood swashbuckler Errol Flynn was first smitten with sailing, are luring Chinese investors with a different passion -- harnessing wind to generate electricity.