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How to resolve prior mortgage issues on renewable energy projects

Resolving issues related to prior mortgages is key to establishing a title policy that is satisfactory to lenders and investors while also protecting the project company’s real property assets.

Will NIMBYs sink new clean energy projects? The evidence says no – if developers...

When communities oppose projects, some people are quick to point to NIMBY, or not-in-my-backyard, sentiments as a formidable and pernicious obstacle.

LIDAR helps Greece become a renewable energy leader

ZX Lidar’s Unit #106 began life in rural England. Now though, #106 is an experienced traveller helping to establish Greece as a renewable energy leader. She still has her roots in British soil but her heart belongs to Athens. Say hello to “Eunice”.

NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

The transaction with Bank of America is the largest ever conducted by a green bank in the United States.

Grid enhancing technologies find a place in FERC’s ANOPR on transmission planning

In the recently announced ANOPR on transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection reform process, FERC is seeking comments on whether it should require transmission providers to consider grid enhancing technologies in generator interconnection...

Solar and battery-powered mini-grids to bring electricity to 55,000 people in Nigeria for the...

PowerGen, a developer of on- and off-grid distributed energy said this week that it has secured long term project financing to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural Nigeria

Condo owners’ appeal could be last legal hurdle for offshore wind in Great Lakes

A legal challenge by two lakeview condo dwellers seeking to block Lake Erie’s first offshore wind farm faces a high legal bar before the Ohio Supreme Court — with equally high stakes for clean...

An idea to clear out the SPP interconnection queue backlog to reduce renewable PPA...

Clearing the current queue backlog is the focus of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) generator interconnection staff. However, they are missing a key long-term solution to address the root cause of backlog, identifying network...

54-MW Ventus wind project in El Salvador reaches commercial operation

El Salvador’s first wind farm, the 54-MW Ventus Wind Project, has been commissioned by Guatemalan power developer Tracia Network Corporation. Located in Metapán, the wind farm comprises 15 Vestas V136-3.6 turbines and was designed to...

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

An international consortium made up of InterContinental Energy, CWP Global and Mirning Green Energy Limited, announced today an integrated green fuels mega project in the South-East of Western Australia.