energy Archive

24 Nov 2014

India’s Largest Power Producer Expands Solar Energy Plans

State governments across India are implementing highly ambitious plans to rapidly expand solar power generation capacity. While a few are roping in private sector companies, most are opting for large government-owned companies with proven track records in
23 Nov 2014

Stung By Rising Coal Prices, India’s Tata Power Plans Renewable Energy Acquisitions

Private sector power companies in India seem to have realised the business case behind the fuel cost advantage of renewable energy projects over conventional power projects and are now looking to expand their renewable energy portfolios. The
22 Nov 2014

India Wants Energy That Doesn’t Melt Glaciers, Modi Says

Modi’s recently concluded visit to Australia was the first for an Indian prime minister in as many as 28 years. Needless to say, energy was a key part of the discussions. Piyush Goyal, India’s energy minister, let loose
21 Nov 2014

EBRD increases support for renewable energy development in Poland

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is increasing its support for the development of renewable energy in Poland with a new approach which intends to attract more private sector investment to the sector. CTBR –
21 Nov 2014

Brookfield Renewable to buy 488MW of renewable energy portfolio in Brazil

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners has agreed to acquire a 488MW multi-technology renewable portfolio in Brazil from Energisa. CTBR – News
20 Nov 2014

Germany’s Renewable Energy Market, In Charts

Originally published on Solar Love. Germany is arguably the leading renewable energy market in the world. It’s big in wind energy, biomass energy, and of course solar energy. Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
20 Nov 2014

GDF Suez selects Eos Energy Storage’s battery system for Belgium lab

French energy firm GDF Suez has selected Eos Energy Storage’s zinc hybrid cathode (Znyth) battery system. CTBR – News
20 Nov 2014

EBRD unveils $350m financing facility for energy efficiency improvements in Turkey

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has unveiled a new $ 350m financing facility for energy efficiency improvements in Turkish homes. CTBR – News
20 Nov 2014

US Ex-Im Bank and IREDA sign $1bn MOU for clean energy development

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im Bank) have signed a $ 1bn memorandum of understanding (MOU) for cooperation on clean energy investment. CTBR – News
20 Nov 2014

Imergy Power Receives Order From Hawaii’s Energy Research Systems

Fremont, California–based Imergy Power, a provider of advanced energy storage systems, has received an order from Hawaii’s Energy Research Systems for four of its flow battery systems. Two of them are for residential customers, one is for