renewable energy project Articles

  • Green IPP projects - reflections on risk structure

    One of the most important hindrances that still impede many renewable energy projects is the perception of such projects by potential lenders and investors as low-profit and risky undertakings. This paper aims at delineating a more precise picture of these groups of energy projects explaining more in detail the risk characteristics that are shared by both groups of energy projects and the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • UK Government will allow councils to sell energy

    UK government will allow councils to sell energy they produce to promote greater uptake of small and community-scale renewable energy projects, reports ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Analysis of regulatory barriers to renewable energy uptake in partnership developing countries

    One of the key barriers identified in relation to the increased uptake of renewable energy is the lack of mature markets and favorable policy, regulatory and legal frameworks to encourage the development of, and investment in, renewable energy. The purpose of the project is to provide an overview of the regulatory and policy situation in China, India, and Korea in relation to renewable energy ...

  • Open Teleconference Of The State Energy Advisory Board Announced

    On June 17, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an open teleconference of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB) in the Federal Register. STEAB advises DOE and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) on the operation of its energy efficiency programs, renewable energy programs, and grant programs for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • We learn how to finance a renewable energy project

    At the 12th annual Canadian-German wind and solar energy conference, it's all about dollars and cents It’s no secret that the Germans have done a lot right when it comes to renewable power. They have some of the highest renewable capacity in the world! So, for a fledgling renewable market like Alberta, the 12th Annual Canadian-German Wind and Solar Energy ...


    By Green Energy Futures Ltd.

  • China invests billions in international renewable energy projects

    It’s well-known that China ranks first in the world in attracting clean energy investment, receiving US$ 65.1 billion in 2012. But new analysis from WRI shows another side to this story: ...

  • Stand-alone project in Argentina - Case Study

    With great success, Viking Wind has delivered wind turbines for a stand-alone project in Chorriaca in Argentine. The purpose of the project is to supply vital and renewable energy to Patagonia, which is the southernmost and isolated region in Argentine. Today the three Viking wind turbines deliver energy to a hybrid solution, which supplies electricity to the small village Chorriaca, all ...


    By Viking Wind ApS

  • Bank Of America announces $600 million green bond

    On May 14, 2015, Bank of America (BoA) announced that it has issued a $600 million bond to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. This is the second time that BoA has offered green energy bonds. In 2013, BoA issued $500 million in green bonds after ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Fugro acquires consultancy to boost renewables business

    Fugro Renewables (Wallingford, U.K.) announced that it has acquired ERT, an Edinburgh-based environmental consulting firm, to complement its suite of services provided to developers of offshore wind, wave, and tidal power projects. “From feasibility studies and initial assessments to site surveys and investigations, construction services, and ultimately, decommissioning, Fugro ...

  • New Players in the Middle East Renewable Energy Market

    The United Arab Emirates have been the unchallenged leaders in the Middle East in creating large scale renewable energy projects. But a new set of players is emerging in the region that is drawing the interest of large private investors. Countries in the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) region (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan and Libya) have been developing major renewable energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Master Limited Partnership Parity Act reintroduced to house and senate

    On June 24, 2015, the Master Limited Partnership Parity Act (S. 1656) was reintroduced in the House and the Senate. The legislation would provide investors in renewable energy projects with tax breaks that are currently available to investors in fossil fuel-based energy projects. A master limited partnership is taxed as a partnership, but ownership ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Evolution of local citizen participation schemes in the German wind market

    Local citizen participation schemes like the German "Bürgerwindparks" (citizen wind farm) have been an important vehicle to develop the wind energy business to its present state of market maturity. This article discusses ownership as an integrated part of the economic project design for renewable energy projects. Different forms of local citizen participation are differentiated and strategic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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.

  • Renewable Energy Projects on Contaminated Property | Managing the Risks Part II

    Part II of Renewable Energy Projects on Contaminated Property | Managing the Risks The First entry can be found at Part I Risk and Exposures in the Life Cycle of a Project The typical renewable energy project involves multiple parties: tax equity investors; equity investors; local utilities; engineering, procurement, ...

  • How 5 Global Brands Use Renewable Energy

    According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network, about 22.1% of the world’s energy needs are satisfied by renewable energy. Hydro power accounts for most of this (16.4%) and the remainder (5.7%) comes from solar, wind, biomass, and other renewable sources. While many governments are undertaking initiatives to keep the percentage share of renewable energy sources increasing, there are also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GREENERGY SOLUTIONS DEVELOPS 550 MW SOLAR PROJECT IN NEPAL

    Greenergy Solutions Inc. has today announces its expansion thru development of 550.0 MW Solar Project in Nepal. Ruth P. Briones, Chairman/CEO of Greenergy Solutions Inc. disclosed that the Solar Project had been presented to Nepal Energy Minister, Barshaman Pun the formal intention to develop solar power project plants in all of the seven states.  Briones, noted that Greenergy Solutions ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Small hydro projects – renewable or ruinous?

    With thousands of rivers and streams running through British Columbia, small hydro energy projects seem like a significant source of renewable energy. Although such projects have low environmental impacts compared to major hydro-electric dams, they face a significant level of opposition from the public. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Winning the Future: Grand Ronde Solar Projects Reduce Pollution, Cut Costs

    Challenge: Situated on nearly 12,000 acres in the heart of Western Oregon’s scenic coastal range, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon has a strong connection to the earth and nature and a deep commitment to environmental stewardship. Landless from 1954 until 1983 when the Grand Ronde Restoration Act returned a portion of its land base, the Tribe has ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Environmental experts: is a trip to Europe in your future?

    The paper describes European Union renewable energy targets and their projected impact on European Union accession countries. It identifies possible opportunities for environmental technologies firms, and suggests a basic strategy for introducing renewable energies technologies to EU accession countries.Keywords: renewable energy, environmental technology, Central Europe, Czech Republic, European ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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