INDUSTRY AND EVENT NEWS 

 

Minister Lynne Brown confirmed as a Keynote for 2017
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Investment Vital To Unlocking Africa’s Untapped Renewable Energy Potential
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Vice-President calls for energy combination towards Africa’s development
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Future Trends for Africa's Power Sector
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Eskom ‘back in business’ for large power users
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South Africa: SONA - Zuma Commits SA to Renewable Energy
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POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa Raises Bar On Expert Insight
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Brian Molefe resigns from Eskom
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Eskom leadership: Koko tipped to succeed Molefe
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POWER-GEN Africa Call for Papers are Open

 

Brown: Africa’s energy shortage ‘alarming’
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The case for nuclear energy in SA
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Eskom finally emerging from the darkness
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Better use of natural resources would address Africa’s power shortfall
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Investment and cooperation in energy will bring growth
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offshore wind

Massachusetts Regulators Direct Utilities to Shorten Offshore Wind Bid Evaluation Timeline

June 27, 2017

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) in a June 21 order directed National Grid, Unitil and Eversource Energy to shorten their proposed evaluation and contract negotiation periods for offshore wind bids.

solar

The Solar PV Industry Cosmos — Linking Cost and Physics

June 27, 2017

In a competition between physics and finance (profitability), physics always wins. The smart money will always be on the side of physics. Understanding this dynamic may be the single biggest advantage in solar PV.

 

3@3 on Solar PV: Upsides, Downsides and Potential Challenges

June 27, 2017

Today's topics include the good news recently out about solar's penetration into the U.S. electricity supply as well as the bad news that it's still such a small amount. Then we'll look at a serious FERC ruling that could start to chip away at progress.

 

europe

Electrify Europe Unveiled in Cologne

June 27, 2017

POWER-GEN Europe today marked its 25 anniversary by opening a new chapter in the history of European energy industry trade shows. Today the show’s owner, PennWell Corporation, unveiled Electrify Europe, the world’s first event dedicated to the convergence in the power gen...

green bonds

The $123 Billion Question: Are Green Bonds Really Working?

June 27, 2017

The green-bond market has boomed on the allure of investments that help the environment. Now, the industry is trying to show that the reality matches these ambitions. Advisers and rating companies are starting to track the environmental effect of projects funded by green bonds, suc...

wind turbine

World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker Sets Sights on New Markets

June 27, 2017

The chief executive officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S says the world’s biggest wind turbine maker wants to expand in the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region as it taps into growing demand for renewable energy in new markets.

renewable energy

US Conference of Mayors Approves Resolution Calling for 100 Percent Renewable Energy in American Cities

June 27, 2017

The U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami yesterday approved a resolution calling for 100 percent renewable energy in cities across the U.S. by 2035.

energy storage

CSP Eyes Strong Growth with Thermal Energy Storage to Compete Against PV

June 26, 2017

Concentrating solar power (CSP) has existed since 1866, but for the last couple of decades, photovoltaic (PV) has been the dominant solar technology. Now with technological advancements and energy storage, CSP is poised to make a significant comeback. 

solar

Solar Now Third Largest Renewable Source of Electricity in US

June 26, 2017

In April, solar reached a new milestone, providing more than 2.3 percent of U.S. electrical supply, according to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information's (EIA) Electric Power Monthly, with data through April 30, 2017. Consequently, solar has now moved into third place amon...

energy storage

New York Moves to Establish Energy Storage Procurement Target for 2030

June 26, 2017

The New York State Legislature has sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo companion bills that would lead to the development of an energy storage procurement target for the state.