Just days after officially opening Brazil's first PV module factory, Globo Brasil is already laying plans to more than double the size of the plant as it chases business in the country's fast-growing solar market.
03 September 2015 03:00 GMT
US industrial giant GE expects to have its brand on more than 20% of Brazil's installed wind power generation capacity by the end of this year, by doubling the size of its operational fleet in the South American country.
02 September 2015 10:37 GMT
Michigan, a Republican-controlled Midwestern “rust belt” state, announced it will follow the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan in both letter and spirit, and begin designing a strategy for meeting its mandated carbon-emission reduction targets.
02 September 2015 04:14 GMT
A subsidiary of Southern Company has acquired a “controlling interest” in the 300MW Desert Stateline PV project under construction in California from developer First Solar, its second big solar deal in the state this week.
02 September 2015 03:07 GMT
The recent start of construction at the 20MW Maricopa West, E.ON’s second-ever utility-scale solar project in California, underscores the German utility’s plan to “strengthen its activities” in the US solar market, the company says.
02 September 2015 01:31 GMT
Brazil's mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga told the wind sector it needs to seek out bigger challenges to grow and maintain its leading position – and wants bigger, more efficient turbines to be deployed and produced in the country.
02 September 2015 11:56 GMT
Despite Brazil's current economic and political crisis, the South American nation could climb to 9th place in the global league table for installed wind power capacity as it continues a high-speed build out of new developments.
02 September 2015 09:52 GMT
Abengoa has informed regulators that it wants to proceed with the Palen CSP project in the California desert, but now plans to utilize ground-level parabolic trough systems instead of one and possibly two, massive 750-foot (229-meter) high “power towers.”
01 September 2015 06:08 GMT
Juwi’s US subsidiary has finalized a 25-year deal with Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association for the entire output of the planned 30MW San Isabel Solar Project in Colorado, highlighting the growing role of electric cooperatives as buyers of renewable energy.
01 September 2015 03:37 GMT
NextEra Energy Inc. ramped up its campaign to persuade Hawaiian regulators to let it to acquire local utility Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., including a pledge to “accelerate” the state’s race toward 100% renewables by 2045.
01 September 2015 02:52 GMT
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50% stake in the 211MW Mesquite Creek Wind facility from Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, increasing its Texas wind generation capacity in operation and under construction to more than 1.2GW.
01 September 2015 02:41 GMT
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this fall will hold a competitive sale of two lease areas off the coast of New Jersey that if fully developed, may be able to support up to 3.4GW of commercial wind generation, Recharge has learned.
31 August 2015 07:05 GMT
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