Ghana’s VRA to construct wind power plant.

Ghana’s VRA to construct wind power plant.

The Volta River Authority (VRA) is to construct a 150 Megawatts wind power plant to supplement power generation in the country. The project, the first of its kind, is a component under the VRA’s Renewable Development Programme and would be completed in two phases. The first phase, which would generate 75MW would be located in […]

China to boost solar, wind power co-op with Namibia.

China to boost solar, wind power co-op with Namibia.

Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang said on Monday that China is willing to enhance solar and wind energy cooperation with Namibia. “China will work with Namibia to turn their traditional friendship and political mutual trust into more productive cooperation in solar and wind energy, seawater desalination and ocean economy, agriculture, husbandry and fishery,” Zhang said […]

DOE reports show NM 7th in new wind power.

DOE reports show NM 7th in new wind power.

New Mexico added 268 megawatts worth of wind power installations in 2015, ranking 7th in the nation for new growth in the industry. The 2015 Wind Technologies Market Report released last week by the U.S. Department of Energy said the state generates 6.3 percent of its electricity from a total of 1,080 megawatts from wind […]

Aussies back Spaniards in NSW.

Aussies back Spaniards in NSW.

The Australian Capital Territory government said it will award a 20-year feed-in tariff to Union Fenosa´s 91MW Crookwell 2 wind farm near Canberra. The contract will support the $200m wind farm in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales planned by the Spanish utility. Crookwell 2 is the second wind project to win a competitive […]

Brazil grants initial license to 972.4 MW onshore wind farm.

Brazil grants initial license to 972.4 MW onshore wind farm.

Semace issues preliminary license for wind farm capable of generating almost 1 GW The Wind Energy Complex Ibiapaba South received the State Environmental Superintendency (Semace) the preliminary license (LP), a document that certifies the locational viability of the enterprise.Issued on Wednesday (10), the LP does not allow the start of work and was granted to […]

US proposes lease sale for Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area.

US proposes lease sale for Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area.

The US Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to offer a lease sale for 122,405 acres off the coast of Kitty Hawk in North Carolina to develop windfarms. Known as Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA), the proposed site is located 24 nautical miles from shore and extends in a southeast direction […]

Narendra Modi lures India’s top fossil fuel companies to back solar boom.

Narendra Modi lures India’s top fossil fuel companies to back solar boom.

India’s biggest energy companies are moving beyond their roots in fossil fuels to invest in renewables, backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal to build up alternatives to the most polluting forms of energy. Indian Oil Corp., a prominent refiner, along with Oil India Ltd, are working to build a 1-gigawatt solar farm in Madhya Pradesh, […]