Washington D.C- Haiti’s electricity sector stands at a crossroads. Haiti depends on imported petroleum for 85% of its electricity generation, diverting 7 percent of its annual gross domestic product to importing fuel. Still, only 25% of the Haitian population has…
The role of the Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has been acclaimed for the installation of three million solar home systems in the country in the last one decade. Amid huge media hype a plan to install another three million…
Dr. Atiur Rahman I want express my heartfelt congratulation to IDCOL for their excellent achievement. But, this is not only celebrating moment, but also turning point for green energy investment. WHY? The energy sector poses a particular challenge for green…
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the target has been set to bring three million more families under renewable solar energy system through Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) in the next three years. The PM was inaugurating programme organised…
Bangladesh’s Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has won the ‘Asia Power and Electricity Award 2014’ in the category of ‘Solar Project of the Year’. A press release on Wednesday said the award was given for IDCOL’s efforts, accomplishments, and positive…
German Development Cooperation and the Department of Environment on Sunday celebrated theuhrawardy success of installing 500,000 Bondhu Chulas (Improved Cooking Stoves) all over Bangladesh.
A recent feasibility study at the country’s coastal belt has found a ‘moderately good prospect’ for wind energy. According to official sources, Indian company ReGen Powertech has been conducting the study in Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar. After the collection of…
Britain’s largest coal-fired power station is set to become one of Europe’s biggest renewable electricity generators today, with the potential for new future generation on the site to be based on truly clean coal.
A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has praised Japan for making progress in stabilising the Fukushima nuclear plant.
The government is to make big changes to the way it subsidises renewable energy, it has announced.
Solar stocks have been pummeled over the past few weeks but investors shouldn’t be bailing on solar stocks just yet.
Energy Minister Greg Barker has written to every local authority in England and Wales warning them to only allow planning consent for solar PV installations where they are “sensitively placed”.
The people of Rjukan in Norway are celebrating the installation of giant mirrors, which have finally brought winter sunshine to their town centre.
By Matt McGrath Developers are racing to install large-scale solar parks on land across the UK in unprecedented numbers.
Researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have been working on ways to make towns and cities more sustainable by taking waste from housing and turning it into energy.
The Government’s plans for a revolution in community ownership of energy schemes risks stalling before it has even begun, according to new research which found many community projects are being delayed or cancelled as a result of problems obtaining a…
New figures from the UK Government have shown that more than 10 million tonnes of CO2 emissions were displaced by renewable electricity generation in Scotland – up by almost a quarter from the previous year.
China has offered tax rebates to manufacturers of solar power products in an attempt to prop up the struggling sector and also cut pollution levels.
Work is to begin on the largest tidal turbine energy project in Europe after the Scottish government approved it.
British Energy Secretary Ed Davey has given the go-ahead for the world’s largest offshore wind farm after granting planning consent for the Triton Knoll project.
The European Commission is on the verge of a trade war with China over the import of solar panels worth 21bn euros (£18bn) a year.
From: MOVEFORWARD, Electric Forum
OSLO – Norway’s oil and energy ministry said on Monday it has granted licences to build eight wind power farms with a combined 1,300-megawatt capacity in a major boost for wind power development in the Nordic country. The ministry said…
The European wind industry has grown so rapidly over the past decade that it is facing a critical shortage of skilled personnel, a new report reveals.
Foresight Group and the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) have announced the investment of £20 million to build the Evermore Renewable Energy 15.8MWe wood fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) station to be constructed on a ten acre site…
EEP Energy and Environment Partnership
A pioneering new method could produce electricity equal to about 400 times the annual output of the Hoover Dam from carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas.
Significant uncertainties about the development of algae biofuels and a lack of research and development capabilities make this potential energy source an unsuitable option for developing countries, according to researchers from the UN University in Japan.
RenewableUK has heralded new announcements today which will bring floating turbines a step closer to UK waters and open up the possibility of further developments.
A surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the ‘wind lens’ could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power.