energy Archive

6 Oct 2015

Renewable sources could meet 22% of energy needs in Africa, says report

Nearly 22% of the energy needs in Africa can be met with renewable energy sources by 2030, according to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). CTBR – News
6 Oct 2015

Michigan and Consumers Energy: Economic Development Wins Adding Up

Consumers Energy is taking steps to drive down costs and improve the competitiveness of its electric rates. These actions are playing a key role in several economic development wins for Michigan, including projects creating at least 500
4 Oct 2015

G20 Energy Ministers Heart Renewables, Squash “Energy Poverty” Case For Fossil Fuels

G20 energy ministers wrapped up their first ever conference with a bang, endorsing renewable energy as the path to reducing “energy poverty.” G20 Energy Ministers Heart Renewables, Squash “Energy Poverty” Case For Fossil Fuels was originally published
2 Oct 2015

How BC Could Finance Home Energy Projects

Originally published on the ECOreport British Columbia doesn’t have anything like the PACE program, which allows Californians to finance solar panels, energy-saving windows, and other energy efficiency projects through their property taxes. A new study from the
1 Oct 2015

Nexant Energy Software Forum 2015 Brings Together Demand Side Management, Energy Efficiency, Energy Retail and ISO Leaders

Nexant, a leading provider of software for utilities, announced its 2015 Energy Software Forum is being held this week in La Jolla, California. CTBR – News
30 Sep 2015

Suzlon Energy Commissions 101 MW Wind Energy Project In India

Suzlon Energy has commissioned yet another large wind energy project in its path to recovery. As one of India’s leading wind energy solutions providers, Suzlon Energy recently announced that it had commissioned a 100.8 MW wind energy
29 Sep 2015

Australian Environmental Minister Continues To Publicly Support Renewable Energy

Australia’s Environmental Minister Greg Hunt has continued to publicly support renewable energy technologies in the wake of the recent shift in leadership. Speaking on ABC radio on Tuesday morning, Mr Hunt (mostly) confirmed that the Liberal Party,
29 Sep 2015

Pattern Energy commissions 200MW Logan’s Gap Wind facility in Texas

Pattern Energy commissioned the 200MW Logan’s Gap Wind facility in Comanche County, Texas which is the company’s fourth operational wind power facility in the state. CTBR – News
28 Sep 2015

NorthWestern Energy reaches settlement agreement with South Dakota Public Utility Commission

NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy has reached a stipulated settlement agreement with the South Dakota Public Utility Commission staff concerning NorthWestern’s pending electric rate case and has completed its previously announced acquisition of the 80MW Beethoven wind
26 Sep 2015

New hybrid solar panel roof slashes energy bills

Scientists at Brunel University London have designed a new hybrid roofing system which could halve energy bills in new homes. CTBR – News