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REA Comment on local authority feed-in tariff statistics

Recent DECC data shows that an average of just 2.3% of UK households have solar installed. 10% of households in Mid-Devon have domestic solar installed. The Merton rule can help increase the uptake of renewables on new-build properties. Responding to the recent report on solar by KPMG, one of the key asks the REA has […]

Launch of battery project in Germany

Statkraft has started construction works for a 3 MW battery project at the site of the Dörverden run-of-river power plant. The civil works lay the foundation for Statkraft’s foray into new decentralized storage technologies. Three battery containers of 1 megawatt (MW) installed capacity are being mounted on site. The aim of the pilot project is […]

El Ceibilo Project receives Approval for Modified Schedule

Drilling Program To Resume U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSE MKT: HTM, TSX: GTH) a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, U.S. Geothermal Guatemala, S.A., received final notification that the modified schedule for the El Ceibillo project was approved by […]

Infigen welcomes ALP Renewable Energy Policy

Infigen welcomes the announcement by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) that it will take a 50% renewable energy target policy to its national conference. Infigen believes that longer and stronger renewable energy targets are consistent with Australia’s ambition and commitments to reduce its carbon emissions in line with peer nations. Australia’s generation sector accounts for […]

Infigen welcomes ALP Renewable Energy Policy

Infigen welcomes the announcement by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) that it will take a 50% renewable energy target policy to its national conference. Infigen believes that longer and stronger renewable energy targets are consistent with Australia’s ambition and commitments to reduce its carbon emissions in line with peer nations. Australia’s generation sector accounts for […]

Dismay in renewables sector as Government performs yet another hand brake turn on energy policy

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has expressed dismay at the announcement by the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd of even more retrospective changes in the levels of financial support for clean energy. The Minister has announced that she intends to change the rules governing the Feed-In Tariff, so that […]

TerniEnergia enters in RES4MED international network

Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean A network of international leaders to deploy renewable energy in the Mediterranean Renewable Energy Solution for the Mediterranean – RES4MED – is pleased to announce that TerniEnergia joined RES4MED as Ordinary Member. The new Member will strengthen RES4MED’s mission, proposing renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions to meet local […]

NREL Partnerships to Help the Grid Accommodate More Renewable Energy

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces five new partnerships that will award up to $6.5 million in federal funds to technical teams throughout the country. The cost-shared projects with industry, universities, and other stakeholders will address the challenge of enabling the nation’s electric grid to handle increasing amounts of renewable energy. NREL […]

Going green is the only way to meet renewable energy targets, says National Grid

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries has welcomed the latest update of National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios and their review of the performance of the energy sector last winter. In their annual Future Energy Scenarios, National Grid said the “Gone Green” pathway is “the only scenario to achieve all […]

Wave Energy Simulation Team Carries Home International Award

In order to harness the power of waves to generate electricity, engineers must be able to predict how large floating devices will perform in a dynamic environment—that is, in the water among waves. A team sponsored by the Energy Department addressed that challenge and won a recent international competition. With members from the National Renewable […]