Bettering the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)

Bettering the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)

Can South Africa’s highly successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) be made even better? One man certainly felt it could be if changes were made to the network requirements for small hydro.  REIPPPP has stimulated an investment commitment by the private sector in excess of US$14 billion, and the award of 64 projects predominantly […]

CVPPL pays Rs 433 crore compensation for hydropower project in J&K, India.

CVPPL pays Rs 433 crore compensation for hydropower project in J&K, India.

State-run Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited has paid Rs 433 crores as compensation to Forest Department for diversion of forest land for Pakal Dul Hydroelectric Power project. The compensation includes diversion of forest land on the right bank of Marusadar river, land of Kishtwar high altitude national park and a corpus fund for protection […]

VF Corporation (Wrangler, VANS, Nautica, North Face) sets 100% renewable electricity goal.

VF Corporation (Wrangler, VANS, Nautica, North Face) sets 100% renewable electricity goal.

VF Corporation has set a goal to have “100% renewable energy” by 2025 at its owned and operated facilities. The company has over 60,000 employees, so having a commitment to 100% renewable energy is very meaningful. Note, however, that this is actually a 100% renewable electricity goal, since transportation isn’t included. Even if you are unfamiliar with the […]