renewable energy asset News

  • Extending the Lifetime of Renewable Energy Assets

    Two key questions facing owners, investors and other stakeholders today are "How long will my renewable energy assets last?" and "What happens at the end of their planned lifetime?" In a new report, DNV GL provides guidance on the options for extracting further value from renewable energy projects ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The outlook for renewable energy

    In December 2011 Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that the one trillionth dollar of investment in clean energy had been spent since it began keeping records on such spending in 2004.   This milestone was significant noted Bloomberg, because it happened just as negotiators and world leaders were gathering in Durban for the latest round of international climate negotiations. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Renewable Energy Awards

    Good evening. I’m delighted to see so many of you here for what promises to be a very interesting night. Before I start, I must mention the venue. It is an inspired choice! Luxury meets low carbon. In 2013 The Savoy won five awards for its commitment to reduce its environmental impacts – reducing energy consumption by an impressive 30% and greenhouse gas ...

  • Renewables, Distributed Energy Resources Driving Investments in Power Transmission Assets

    The influx of renewables and evolving customer demand for green energy and reliability are driving the electric industry to make significant capital investments in power delivery assets. Global engineering and construction company Black & Veatch's just-released 2017 Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Report explores how these transmission and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Renewable distributed energy generation

    A new report from Pike Research details how the global electric power industry is evolving from a financial and engineering model that relies on large centralized power plants owned by the utilities to one that is more diverse - both in sources of generation and ownership of the generation assets. Renewable distributed energy generation (RDEG) technologies represent a growing part of the new ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 2012: A breakthrough for renewable energy?

    In his annual State of the Union address, President Obama declared: “I will not walk away from clean energy.” His words were a sharp rebuttal to critics harping on the Solyndra bankruptcy and others making dire predictions about the downfall of the renewable energy industry. So, who is right? Will 2012 be a breakthrough year for renewable, or will it collapse? Despite ...

  • Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Inverters for Renewable Energy Applications ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Renewable Distributed Energy Generation

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Distributed Energy Generation ...


    By ReportLinker

  • NextEra Energy Resources completes sale of hydro generating assets to a subsidiary of Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, L.P.

     NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the competitive energy subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), today announced that one of its subsidiaries has completed the sale of all of its equity interests in White Pine Hydro Investments, LLC, which indirectly owns 351 megawatts (MW) of hydro generation related assets in ...


    By NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • NextEra Energy Resources agrees to sell hydro generating assets to a subsidiary of Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, L.P.

     NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the competitive energy subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), today announced that one of its subsidiaries has entered into an agreement to sell all of its equity interests in White Pine Hydro Investments, LLC, which indirectly owns 351 megawatts (MW) of hydro ...


    By NextEra Energy, Inc.

  • Despite Increasing Global Energy Demand, New Energy Generation will Decline in favor of Higher Asset Base Renewal Capacity

    There is no industry more vital to the worldwide economy than energy, and as global energy production increases to fill demand from emerging nations, new applications, and shifts in behavior, and as the means of energy production shifts from traditional fossil fuels to clean, renewable green energy sources, tremendous opportunity ...

  • Western wind energy increases total assets

    Western Wind Energy Corp. ("Western Wind") recently announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010, and reported generated it first profitable full year with a net income of $2 million.   The Vancouver-based company a mid-tier vertically integrated renewable energy production provider that has by way of 100% direct ownership, over 500 wind turbines and 165 MW of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Speech to the Renewable Energy Finance Forum

    Michael Fallon speaks at the 15th Renewable Energy Finance Forum - Europe. These are the speaker's notes, not a transcript of the speech as it was delivered. Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I’m pleased to be here with you at this landmark occasion of the 15th anniversary year of this important conference. It is impressive to reflect on how far the sector has come in those fifteen years ...

  • Department of energy establishes asset revitalization task force

    Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the establishment of a Task Force on Asset Revitalization to facilitate a discussion among the Department of Energy, communities around DOE sites, nonprofits, tribal governments, the private sector and other stakeholders to identify reuse approaches as environmental cleanup efforts reach completion.  The task force will explore opportunities to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Clean Energy Projects Turn Landfills into Community Assets

    Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the accomplishments of numerous landfill methane partners who are generating clean, renewable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  'Across the nation, EPA is helping transform landfill waste into energy wealth,' said Bill Wehrum, acting assistant administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation. 'We are ...

  • Exploring the business opportunities in the renewable energy sector

    “We have learned from the industry that there are many potential role players for the renewable sector yet without a clear strategy they are certain to fail.”  So says Daniel Swanepoel, lead facilitator of the upcoming course in  ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Insurance business to ride renewable energy wave

    The report, commissioned by Swiss Re, looked at six of the world’s leading markets for solar and wind, namely Australia, China, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. Depending on the scenario, insurance premium volumes in these markets could increase from $850m today to anywhere between $1.5bn and $2.8bn by the end of this decade. Drivers of increased demand include ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • Global Renewable Energy Investments Continue to Grow

    Emerging from the global economic recession, investments in renewable energy technologies continued their steady rise in 2011, with total new investments in renewable power and fuels (excluding large hydropower and solar hot water) reaching $257 billion, up from $220 billion in 2010. In a year marked by falling costs for renewable energy technologies, net investment in renewable power capacity ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Two major clean-energy players to become a renewable energy giant

    Two major players in the renewable energy sector are joining forces to create a Canadian giant with major national and international assets.   On March 7, Magma Energy Corp. and Plutonic Power Corp. announced an all-share transfer agreement to merge into a new entity called Alterra Power Corp. "Both Magma and Plutonic recognize a commitment to social responsibility and sustainable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Sempra Energy to Sell U.S. Solar Assets to Consolidated Edison

    Sempra Energy recently (9/20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its U.S. non-utility operating solar assets, solar and battery storage development projects and one wind facility to Consolidated Edison, Inc. for $1.54 billion in cash, subject to adjustments for working capital and pre-closing cash contributions.  "This sale represents an important step forward ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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