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Asia’s Offshore Wind Sector Diversifies

A potential 1-gigawatt floating offshore wind project in South Korea signals an expansion of the technology across Asia. Renewable energy development behemoth Macquarie is eyeing a floating turbine project in South Korea as interest in offshore wind grows across the Asia-Pacific region. The developer is reportedly partnering with South Korea’s Gyeongbuk Floating Offshore Wind Power […]

AP plans pollution-free energy solutions in Amaravati

Amaravati: The state government is formulating a plan on total energy solutions to meet the energy requirements of Amaravati capital city up to 2025 and 2050 based on world-class practices. Taking the energy requirements of various sectors– institutional, domestic, automotive and industrial–the government is focusing on various eco-friendly technological solutions for the greenfield capital city. […]

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

Mount Abu, Rajasthan: India is promoting small hydropower projects (SHPs)–defined as hydropower facilities of less than 25 megawatt (MW)–on the assumption that they are socially beneficial and more environment-friendly than larger ones. However, an assessment of the impact of two SHPs in the Western Ghats reveals the contrary, according to a scientific paper published in […]

U.N. aviation agency may include fossil fuels in emissions deal: sources

MONTREAL/BRUSSELS: The U.N. aviation agency is expected to include fossil fuels in a landmark global agreement to limit aircraft emissions, a move that could encourage airlines to purchase crude over more costly biojet fuels, sources familiar with the matter said. Countries at the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) are seeking to agree on rules that […]