Canada's SNC-Lavalin and China Nuclear Power Engineering Company announced a deal Friday to build two nuclear reactors in Romania.
The Candu reactors will be built at the Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant in Romania, which already houses two of the Canadian-designed power plants that produce nearly 20 percent of Romania's electricity supply, according to a statement.
The pair came into service in 1996 and 2007, respectively.
"Candu Energy looks forward to working with CNP...
Nuclear - Jul 25, 2014
India's Reliance Power will buy three hydropower plants from Jaiprakash Power Ventures for an undisclosed sum to cut its dependance on coal, the firm said Monday.
The deal will make Reliance Power -- controlled by billionaire Anil Ambani, the younger brother of India's richest man Mukesh Ambani -- the largest private provider of hydroelectric power in India, the firm's statement said.
Reliance has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy the three plants, the entire hyd...
Hydro - Jul 28, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
Chile is one of the most lively renewable energy markets in Latin America and is a solid nation that is evolving and had ambitious targets. Enel Green Power has a portfolio of 272 megawatts of installed hydro and wind power capacity in the country and is currently completing the construction of the Diego de Almagro solar power plant, as well as beginning the construction of two solar PV plants in Lalackama and Chañares.
Chile’s energy market is in a process of change. The cou...
General News - Jul 24, 2014
CBD Energy today announced that its Westinghouse Solar subsidiary has finalized binding contracts for commercial solar installations in Australia totaling $1.3M. Additionally its bid pipeline has grown to $14.5M. This reflects the increasing price of energy in the Australian market which makes the Westinghouse Solar range of products and services competitive with fossil fuel generation.
Among the new contracts are installations at two branches of a leading Australian financial institution...
Solar - Solar - Jul 24, 2014
Solar3D, a leading solar power company and the developer of a proprietary high efficiency solar cell, today announced the successful fabrication and operation of the working third generation working prototype of its 3-dimensional silicon solar cell.
Dr. Changwan Son, Solar3D's Director of Technology, commented, "We are pleased to have completed our next prototype. We are very encouraged by our lab results and have concluded that it is time to prepare to take the next step toward ...
Solar - Jul 24, 2014
The Geothermal Museum in Larderello offers people a look at the history and science behind geothermal power, as well as the industry and popular culture that has sprung from it. The museum, which was inaugurated by Enel Green Power in October, is a tourist destination for the thousands of visitors who arrive in Tuscany to discover a heritage that spans the centuries.
Geothermal power in Tuscany has a history that goes back thousands of years and whose traces can be found in art of the Thi...
Geothermal Energy - Jul 22, 2014
Enphase Energy, today announced that Energy France Installation (EFI), a solar installer based in the Rhone-Alps Region that specializes in photovoltaic installations for residential and small commercial projects, has won a project with AST Groupe to install 1,500 PV systems, each equipped with the Enphase® System, on newly constructed single-family homes. The two-year project will include more than 500 array installations in 2014, and about 1,000 in 2015, totaling more than 1,500 PV syst...
Solar - Jul 23, 2014
The LNG Carrier Market 2013-2023
Renewable energy projects to compete for a budget of over £200 million a year, as part of reforms to the electricity market.
From October, renewable energy projects will compete for a budget of over £200 million a year, as part of the government’s reforms to the electricity market, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey announced today.
The funding is for the first allocation round for the new Contracts for Difference, which provide long-term certainty and redu...
General News - Energy Efficiency - Jul 24, 2014