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6 Out-of-the-Ordinary Energy Concepts From 2020

Even COVID-19 didn’t lock down the ingenuity of energy entrepreneurs this year. It’s been a remarkably business-as-usual year for renewables, despite the societal upheaval wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. Most of our headlines this year have still been about conventional renewable segments such as solar and energy storage. On the margins, virtual power plants have […]

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5 bln investment in Indian solar power

SirajPower supports KD Industries’ shift to clean energy

SirajPower designed, constructed, and is currently maintaining and operating the solar rooftop plant SirajPower has supported K.D. Industries, UAE-based manufacturers of carbon steel Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) pipes and tubes, in its transition to renewable energy through the installation of 900 kWp solar rooftop plant installed in its steel factory in Jebel Ali Free Zone […]

Siemens Energy to drive the development of green hydrogen economy in the Middle East

China’s winter chills clean energy transition as factories fire up

The surge in demand also comes as the cold hampers the ability of renewable energy to fill the gap left by a severe coal shortage BEIJING/YIWU, China : China’s harsh winter and stunning manufacturing recovery this year have pushed up electricity demand across the country’s industrial belt, complicating Beijing’s drive to cut businesses’ power usage […]

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

Mitsubishi Heavy looks beyond solar and wind in clean energy push

Japanese conglomerate faces emissions challenge because of reliance on carbon-heavy businesses Mitsubishi Heavy Industries plans to invest in green technologies beyond solar and wind as one of the biggest participants in fossil fuel power generation tries to reinvent itself in clean energy. Kentaro Hosomi, head of the Japanese conglomerate’s mainstay energy business, told the Financial […]

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia

South Africa Renewables Developers Impatient for New Bidding Opportunities in 2021

A stop-gap procurement ending this month raises hopes for a new bid window soon. South African independent power producers (IPPs) are hoping for the return of a national procurement program next year following a stop-gap auction ending this month. Offers to cover 2 gigawatts of “risk-mitigation” IPP capacity were due by Dec. 22, after an […]

Siemens Energy to drive the development of green hydrogen economy in the Middle East

Developing Clean Energy Potential in the DRC

As global energy focus shifts towards renewables, in line with the Paris Climate Agreement, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is gaining traction as an attractive investment destination due to its immense clean energy potential. Hydro, solar, wind and biomass are among key resources projected to contribute a sizable share to the country’s energy mix […]

Siemens Energy to drive the development of green hydrogen economy in the Middle East

Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Link $950M Solar, Wind and Storage Investment

Nearly 2 gigawatts of existing and new projects from Hawaii and California to Texas and West Virginia. Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Energy Inc. are jointly investing about $950 million in a nearly 2-gigawatt portfolio of existing and new wind, solar and energy storage projects, capping off a year of record-setting U.S. renewables growth with an […]

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

Clean Energy Can Power America’s Economic Recovery

Clean energy jobs offer high pay and benefits — but federal policies are needed to ensure their rebound. Throughout his campaign, President-elect Joe Biden made it clear that building back better with clean energy would mean millions and millions of new jobs for Americans. And he’s right: Clean energy jobs are, in fact, better jobs. […]

Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

US to help Vietnam develop clean energy

The U.S.’s official aid agency has signed an agreement with national utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) for rooftop solar power generation. The Vietnam Urban Energy Security project, which the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funds and runs, formalized a partnership Monday to support EVN’s efforts to expand rooftop solar (RTS) energy generation. Power demand […]

Eugene Zhukov Appointed ADB Director General for Central and West Asia