India’s Wind Power Capacity Expected to Balloon by 2020, Says GWEC

Asia Report: India’s Wind Power Capacity Expected to Balloon by 2020, Says GWEC

by Oliver Wagg, International Correspondent | December 3, 2012 | 3 Comments

India’s installed wind power capacity is expected to reach 89 GW by 2020 and 191 GW by 2030, according to a new report. This expansion in wind power is expected to attract $16.5 billion of annual investment, create 179,000 jobs an… Full Article

Britain on the ‘Cusp of an Energy Renaissance’

by Kelvin Ross, Deputy Editor, Power Engineering International | November 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey Wednesday said “we are on the cusp of a renaissance in British energy” after unveiling the government’s long-awaited Energy Bill. Full Article

 

WindMade Label to Expand to Other Renewables

by Vince Font, Contributing Editor | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

In a press conference held December 4 during the COP18 climate change conference in Doha, the WindMade organization announced it’s no longer just concerned about promoting wind energy, but all renewables. A product label launched … Full Article
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Mystery: How Much Will Californians Pay for Renewable Energy?

by Ucilia Wang, Contributing Editor | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

How much will Californians pay for the growing amount of renewable electricity now that large solar farms have begun to take shape in some of the remote corners of the state? That’s an intriguing question that seems to draw no goo… Full Article
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Renewables Account for 46% New US Electrical Generating Capacity Since January

by Kenneth Bossong, SUN DAY Campaign | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

The latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects states that renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, solar, water, wind) accounted for 41.14% o… Full Article
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Verbund, E.ON Agree to $2 billion Hydropower Asset Trade

by Michael Harris, Online Editor, HydroWorld.com | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Austrian utility Verbund and energy provider E.ON have agreed on a US$2 billion asset trade that includes German hydropower capabilities and Turkish equity interests, HydroWorld.com has learned. Full Article
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Cleantech To Backtrack in 2013?

by Dallas Kachan | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

Our firm, Kachan & Co., has just published its latest annual set of predictions for the cleantech sector for the year ahead. To our analysis, 2013 is shaping up to be something of a year of backtracking for the cleantech industry,… Full Article
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Why Store Carbon Underground When You Can Reuse it In a Chemical?

by Jennifer Holmgren, CEO, LanzaTech | December 4, 2012 | Post Your Comment

As scientists, policymakers, environmentalists and industries around the world grapple with the challenge of reducing carbon emissions, much effort is spent on finding ways to do what we have always done with waste ? bury it. Vari… Full Article