Power Archive

30 Jan 2015

UK’s solar power capacity increases to 5GW in 2014

The UK has installed about 5GW of solar energy panels in 2014, up from 2.8GW at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). CTBR – News
29 Jan 2015

Pattern Energy acquires majority stake in Green Power Investment

Pattern Energy Group, also known as Pattern Development, has acquired a majority stake in Japan-based Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI), adding about 1GW of wind and solar projects to its pipeline. CTBR – News
28 Jan 2015

BioSolar plans to reduce solar power cost with new energy storage technology

BioSolar is developing a polymer-based supercapacitor technology that could help lower the cost of solar energy storage. CTBR – News
27 Jan 2015

Glennmont Partners acquires 40MW biomass power project in UK

Clean energy fund manager Glennmont Partners has acquired a 40MW biomass power project in the UK for £160m. CTBR – News
26 Jan 2015

Germany Offers Saudi Investors 15% Return On Solar Power Investments

Germany seems to be looking for new financial sources to push its solar power market to the next level. Germany has approached investors in Saudi Arabia for investment in the farmer’s solar power market. The investors are
21 Jan 2015

Global wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020: report

A new report from research and consulting firm GlobalData has predicted that the worldwide wind power installed capacity will increase to 650.8GW by 2020 from about 364.9GW in 2014. CTBR – News
21 Jan 2015

Minnesota Power commissions fourth phase of Bison wind project in US

Minnesota Power, a division of Allete, has commissioned the 205MW expansion of the Bison wind energy center in North Dakota, the US, increasing the facility’s total capacity to about 500MW. CTBR – News
19 Jan 2015

New Report Confirms Renewable Power Costs Less — But It’s Not What You Think

It’s official: renewable power generating costs are beating fossil fuels in many parts of the world, despite the oil price crash New Report Confirms Renewable Power Costs Less — But It’s Not What You Think was originally
19 Jan 2015

Florida Power & Light Solar Rebate Sells Out Completely In 3 Minutes

The Florida-based utility company Florida Power & Light (FPL) recently — on the morning of January 14 — launched the online-portal for its new rebate program/lottery. All rebate funds were claimed in just 3 minutes…. To be precise,
16 Jan 2015

DEWA selects ACWA Power and TSK for 200MW solar PV plant

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of ACWA Power and TSK to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant. CTBR – News