energy Archive

28 Jul 2014

Siemens Energy to supply turbines for Westermeerwind wind project in Netherlands

Siemens Energy has secured a contract to supply 48 wind turbines for the 144MW Westermeerwind project in the Netherlands. CTBR – News
27 Jul 2014

India Lays Foundation For National Wind Energy Mission

India’s ongoing National Solar Mission has reaped very encouraging results. The country saw about 2,500 MW capacity being added in just four to five years with hundreds of megawatts set to be commissioned over the next few
27 Jul 2014

Australia’s First Zero Net Energy Town Could Be In NSW

Originally published on RenewEconomy A consortium of energy groups look to create “mini electricity” system relying on local renewable energy production and storage. Wildpoldsried The search has begun for a suitable town to become Australia’s first “zero
26 Jul 2014

Solar Energy News Buffet

As noted in an article yesterday, I’ve been very busy in the past month (well, months…) moving into a new home and following the birth of a sweet little cleantech lover. Inevitably, “roundup articles” of important or interesting cleantech
25 Jul 2014

7/25/2014 This Week in Energy: Beyond Headlines

Here’s a bit of energy news that didn’t make it into our daily coverage during the past week. In this review, we collected some of less big, but nonetheless interesting news, of the week that went by,
25 Jul 2014

UK to award £200m for renewable energy projects

The UK Government said renewable energy projects will compete for a budget of more than £200m a year as part of its first auction of contracts in building low-carbon electricity system. CTBR – News
25 Jul 2014

Kiva Funds Renewable Energy Projects, Solar Lights and Clean Cookstoves

Kiva is a world leader in microlending and has helped many people pull themselves out of poverty by lending them money to start small businesses. What may not be known as much is that Kiva also supports
24 Jul 2014

Solar Decathlon Contest Balances Energy Use & Production

1Sun4All Not consuming energy is better than buying or producing it—even when that energy is generated by clean, renewable solar, reports Carol Laurie for the Solar Decathlon. That’s the message the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015
23 Jul 2014

An Update on the Energy Efficiency Sector

Last year, the global Energy Efficiency sector completed more deals than any of its peer industries, according to Cleantech Group’s i3 platform. The past quarter saw sustained momentum within the sector, so much so that Energy Efficiency
23 Jul 2014

EIB lends €71m to Tauron for Polish renewable energy projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will lend up to €71m to TauronPolska Energia for its renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in southern Poland. CTBR – News