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PV Crystalox settles long-running wafer contract dispute

Published: 17 Aug 2018, 12:10 By: Oxfordshire-based multicrystalline wafer manufacturer PV Crystalox has settled its long-running, multi-million-euro contract dispute with a still unnamed customer. In...

‘Shovel-ready’: large-scale solar in Ireland prepares to go live in 2019

Since the prospect of a Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) was first raised in 2015, solar developers have been closely watching the market...

CCL marks European expansion with new Netherlands office

Published: 16 Aug 2018, 09:16 By: CCL Energy Group has opened a new office in the Netherlands, marking its maiden foray into mainland Europe. The...

Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 shortlist spotlight – Residential Storage Project

Published: 16 Aug 2018, 08:19 By: The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a matter of weeks away...

Energy Storage

Project Update: Iberdrola reports work moving ahead to develop 880-MW Gouvaes...

Iberdrola has announced that assembly of the first turbine unit for the 880-MW Gouvaes hydro...

Pivot Power Plans Energy Storage and EV Superhub

UK company Pivot Power is to build a £25 million grid-scale battery and electric vehicle...

Launch of Belgium’s Largest Onsite Energy Storage Battery

The largest energy storage battery of its kind in Belgium has been commissioned at a...

Here’s Where 3 Million EV Batteries Will Go When They Retire

by David Stringer and Jie Ma, BloombergThe first batches of batteries from electric and hybrid...

Wind Energy

Ørsted signs with Siemens Gamesa for Dominion’s Offshore Wind Project

Dominion Energy’s planned 12 MW offshore wind farm gained momentum this week as its main...

Xcel Energy breaks ground on 150-MW Foxtail Wind project in North...

Xcel Energy recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its 150-MW Foxtail Wind project in Fargo, North...

Danish Firm Moving big into U.S. Wind Energy Development

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted is making a big move onshore by acquiring a...

Mexico Gaining $109M Loan to Increase Geothermal Generation

New geothermal capacity in Mexico could rise 300 MW over 10 years if the impact...

BioFuel

Iowa congressman says boosting ethanol blends better than farmer bailout :...

In Iowa, Congressman Steve King says that rather than a $12 billion bailout to farmers as a result of negative impacts from the...

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates...

In Italy, future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a...

ADM picks up Brazil’s Algar Agro to boost oilseed processing capacity...

In Brazil, Archer Daniels Midland Co. has reached an agreement to purchase certain assets of Brazil-based Algar Agro, including oilseeds processing facilities in...

Earnings Season: as Novozymes, DSM, Amyris, Gevo, Corbion, and Aemetis report,...

In today’s Digest, let’s look at trends driving the industry’s results at scale — and while money is not the measure of all...

Hydropower

Energy Efficiency

Global Investments in Electricity Beat Investments in Oil and Gas for...

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is out with its final 2017 energy investment numbers and,...

Virginia Tech Students Use 100-ton Crane for World’s Smartest Solar Home

Wsls   BLACKSBURG, Va. - With the help of a 100-ton crane, a dozen students at Virginia Tech are making progress on what they hope to...

The Higher Efficiency State: Massachusetts or California?

In 2017, Massachusetts was ranked No. 1 in energy efficiency by the American Council for...

Renewable Energy and DERs Are a Better Deal than New Gas...

Utilities and independent power producers (IPPs) plan to invest $110 billion through 2025 to build...

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