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Acciona Energia supplies Electricity of Renewable Origin to all the Facilities of the Spanish Ministry of Defense

The company has been awarded the high-voltage supply to all the barracks, naval bases, air bases and other facilities of the Armed Forces The total energy value of the contract is estimated at around 180 gigawatt-hours (GWh), with a maximum of 25 million euros ACCIONA Green Energy Developments, the ACCIONA Energía subsidiary that markets energy, […]

Europe EV Sales Up 49%

More than 75,000 electric vehicles were registered in the European market in 2015, according to the most recent figures from Avere France. The top 4 markets in Europe for the year — Norway, France, the UK, and Germany — accounted for roughly 75% of all registrations/sales for the year. Given that these figures are for […]

4 Signs the Renewable Energy Revolution Is Upon Us

It’s been a fantastic year for renewable energy. Here are just a few of the victories we’ve seen in 2015. This was the year of renewable energy. Offshore wind power shattered installation records, wind and solar energy both became more affordable than ever, and the world added more renewable capacity than oil, natural gas, and […]

Year in Review: Celebrating Wind Energy and Water Power

Renewable energy from wind and water had a big year in 2015. The wind industry continues to grow the American clean energy economy one megawatt at a time, and this past year, the price of wind energy reached an all-time low. Similarly, hydropower made strides with its HydroNEXT initiative to lower cost, improve performance, and […]

Statkraft to sell minority shareholding in Sri Lankan hydro assets

Statkraft has entered an agreement to sell its 30 percent holding in Sri Lanka company Nividhu (Pvt.) Ltd. to other shareholders in the company. Nividhu Ltd owns the two small-scale hydropower plants Belihuloya and Assupiniella with a total capacity of 6.2 MW. The average annual output is 25 GWh. “The present position in Sri Lanka […]

Acciona-led Consortium signs CAD $1.75 billion Contract for Site C Hydroelectric Dam in Canada

ACCIONA entrusted with one of the largest infrastructure projects in Canada, a 1,100 MW hydroelectric dam in British Columbia The civil works contract includes an earth fill dam, two diversion tunnels and the foundation for the generating station and spillways ACCIONA Infrastructure Canada and its Peace River Hydro Partners (PRHP) announced today that they have […]

TerniEnergia signs multi-year deal with Avanti Communications Contract to deploy connectivity across renewable energy plants in South Africa

TerniEnergia, an Italy-based renewable energy company, has signed a multi-year contract with Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. TerniEnergia, part of Italeaf Group, is the first Italian smart energy company operating in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The company will use Avanti’s Ka-band satellite […]

BCSE Statement on Extension of Clean Energy Tax Measures

Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) President Lisa Jacobson issued the following statement following passage of clean energy tax provisions contained in the omnibus appropriations and tax package. “BCSE is pleased that Congress has enacted clean energy tax provisions as part of the tax and spending package this week. “The 2016 spending bill includes a […]

Small consolation for renewables industry on FITs review

Feed-in Tariffs levels show marginal changes to domestic solar tariff (4.39 p/kWh from an original 12.47) Anaerobic Digestion deployment caps drop from original consultation (20.8 MW from an original 26MW for 2016) Overall budget remains at £100 million Following unprecedented pressure from consumers, industry and MPs following the original consultation, government have reconsidered many areas […]

Accepting Applications: $3.96 Million Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program

A second round of funding for the Section 242 Hydroelectric Incentive Program is now available from the Energy Department’s Water Power Program. The incentive is available to developers who added hydroelectric power generating capabilities to existing non-powered dams throughout the United States. Equipping local, non-powered dams with these generating capabilities can potentially provide up to […]