clean energy project Articles

  • Power procurement and the bioenergy call

    Martin Kincade said the purpose of BC Hydro, a government-owned company, is “to provide reliable power, at low cost, for generations.” Ninety percent of the power produced and consumed in B.C. is renewable, and energy rates in B.C. are among the lowest in North America. To close the gap between future needs and current supply, BC Hydro needs to “buy more.” Kincade outlined BC Hydro’s acquisition ...

  • Clean energy study questions cost-effectiveness of Site C project

    The Independent Power Producers Association of BC (Clean Energy BC) has released a report it commissioned from an independent British strategic advisory professional services firm that suggests smaller clean-energy plants might be a viable option to the proposed Site C dam.* The study from London Economics International (LEI) finds the savings could come from “right-sizing and ...


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  • The ghost of high energy prices past

    Halloween is still a few weeks away, but a ghost is already making an appearance, this one floating over the presidential campaigns. His name is Conservation. I first heard the specter of sacrifice evoked by Sen. Barack Obama in the Oct. 7 debate. The next day Gov. Sarah Palin repeated the term several times in a television interview. Conservation, she said, is part of Senator John McCain’s ...

  • Oil and gas incumbents: the upside of cleantech collaboration

    The global transition to a low-carbon economy is now inevitable. Yes, there will be winners and losers. To remain dominant, energy incumbents (like Enbridge and Royal Dutch Shell) must find scalable, low-carbon energy assets to develop. Cleantech collaborations—partnerships between traditional energy companies and emerging cleantech stars—offer new ‘cleanfield’ ...


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  • Saipem sign commitment to deploy Wello?s new Penguin Wave energy converter.

    The Wello team have been in long lasting discussions with a world leader in engineering activities and in the development of major energy and infrastructure projects, Saipem (https://www.saipem.com/en). On Friday 25th October, Wello received a commitment from Saipem for taking the full responsibility for the deployment and operation of Penguin WEC in the Basque country. This commitment will ...


    By Wello Oy

  • Insurers Have Huge Role As Clean Energy Investors

    Conversations about climate change and the insurance industry usually focus on catastrophic storms and their damaging financial ripples for insurance providers. Given skyrocketing extreme-weather losses in recent years, it’s surely a legitimate issue that should be making insurers re-think their business models. But insurers have another important role on the climate issue, which is how to ...


    By Ceres

  • Energy 101

    Energy 101 - Managing Your Energy Costs in a Rising Utility Rate ClimateFunding Your Energy Savings ProjectsThis is the third in a series of informational articles to commercial and industrial facility owners and occupants intended to present methods to reduce energy usage and improve efficiencies of existing energy loads within buildings and manufacturing processes. We at Mid-Atlantic are ...

  • Clean energy for all: strategies for expanding access in the developing world

    Accessing reliable energy is one of the greatest obstacles the developing world faces. Globally, about 1.3 billion people go without electricity, while 2.7 billion lack modern energy services. Providing these populations with energy is difficult—ensuring that generation occurs in environmentally sustainable and cost-effective ways makes the task significantly more challenging. Expanding ...

  • Basin Electric - wind and waste heat

    Location: Waste Heat Recovery projects in Culbertson, MT and Garvin, MN – Wind Projects Located in South Dakota and North Dakota Project Start Dates: 2009 – 2011 Element Markets is helping Chevrolet meet its CO2 reduction goal, and simultaneously helping a large Midwest power cooperative earn revenues needed to support its clean energy projects. This ...


    By Element Markets LLC

  • 2nd World Forum on the Right to Energy Marrakech, 19–21 June 2004

    Founded in 2000, Droit a L'energie SOS Futur (Right to Energy SOS Future) is an international nongovernmental organisation that has its head office in France. It is in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). Its active members are legal personalities: 180 organisations (NGOs, national and international union organisations) from 60 countries ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • It’s time to invest in clean energy in Africa

    Private-sector investment in electricity is sitting on the sidelines in Africa. Here’s how we can change that. The math for Africa’s clean energy future is adding up. Solar lamps are spreading like fireflies across Ghana. A first-of-its-kind solar farm in Rwanda is providing electricity for 15,000 rural homes. Utility-scale solar and wind projects are being built in ...


    By Ensia

  • Things You Need To Know If You Wanna Buy a Solar PV System

    As solar photovoltaic systems become more affordable, many consumers have begun to consider installing solar panels on their roof or surrounding property. A solar PV system can be a great investment for a home or business owner, but there are many important factors to consider. First, are you able to put solar panels on your home or property? Not only do you need suitable sun exposure, ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Virginia Set to be Powered by Green Energy in 3 Years

    Virginia government officials have announced that the state is expected to get nearly 45% of its energy from renewable sources by the beginning of 2022. According to these estimations, the target established in a recent executive order by Gov. Ralph ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

  • Case Study: Developing a retrofit solution for Mitsubishi turbines

    RNRG’s product development team is always looking for ways to make customers’ lives easier. Our favorite type of design challenge is when we we get to collaborate directly with customers to solve an immediate issue. We recently embarked on ...


    By NRG Systems

  • Expanding master limited partnerships has broad appeal, but still faces long odds

    Legislation allowing renewable energy companies to organize as master limited partnerships appears to have something a wide range of interests can support, but despite its bipartisan backing, it cannot seem to gain traction in Congress. For years, MLPs have been popular in the energy industry for their tax benefits and access to cheap capital. The nation's first MLP was Houston-based oil and gas ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Winning projects at clean energy awards benefit women

    The winning projects of this year's Ashden Awards for sustainable energy, which were announced last month (30 May), have particular benefits for women, organisers say. The projects demonstrate how improved access to ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • DOE announces third round of START program

    On February 25, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the third round of Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance that provides tribal governments and entities with ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • On clean energy, time to follow where Google, GE, Buffett lead

    Google is backing it. So is Warren Buffett, America’s most-watched investor. GE, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is too. Each of these corporate icons is placing big bets and hundreds of millions of dollars on a future powered by wind and solar power. Apple just joined them, announcing plans to power its ...

  • Helping clean energy entrepreneurs turn on the lights in poor countries

    A social entrepreneur invests the little working capital she has to bring solar electricity to a community that –like 1.2 billion people worldwide– lacks access to electricity. The community used to use dirty, ...

  • EU to reallocate €115m for energy efficiency projects

    The EU has approved reforms that will free up €115m stimulus cash to be reallocated for energy efficiency projects with an impact on economic recovery. The Industry, Research and Energy Committee of the European Parliament approved reforms yesterday to EU rules on financial assistance that will free up about €115m (£95.6m) in otherwise unspent funds. The EU funds could be used to ...


    By Vital Energi

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