REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE said: “This result raises serious questions for investor certainty, energy security and much needed investment in the UK energy infrastructure. “Energy policy must be a priority for the Government now, with industry needing reassurance and ministerial clarity on priorities. The first in this list must be confirmation of the 5th carbon […]

Taiwan 2025 renewable energy target.

Taiwan 2025 renewable energy target.

The Bureau of Energy under Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, in line with the Taiwan government’s goal of no nuclear power generation in 2025, has set a target total installation capacity of 27.423GW for all types of renewable energy by 2025, 2.19 times the level set a few years ago. Bureau of Energy: Target installation […]

EIB approves new financing for transport and energy projects.

EIB approves new financing for transport and energy projects.

The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank today approved EUR 7.4 billion of new financing for 38 projects across Europe and around the world. Negotiations for the approved loans are expected to be finalised in the coming months. The Board approved EUR 3 billion of new EIB financing for seventeen projects backed by […]

Wrexham set for new £25m green energy plant.

Wrexham set for new £25m green energy plant.

Construction work will soon commence on a new green energy facility in Wrexham Industrial Estate, north Wales, after developers secured a commitment of £25m from UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) and Equitix. The 5.4 MW biomass plant, the second to be developed by Liverpool-based Green Plan Energy, will generate around 34 GWh of green […]

Pension Denmark’s first biomass power plant inaugurated.

Pension Denmark’s first biomass power plant inaugurated.

The inauguration of the straw-fired power plant Brigg, which supplies power to 70,000 British households is an important milestone for Pension Denmark. Today was biomass power plant Brigg Renewable Energy Plant in Lincolnshire in England officially opened. The 40 MW straw-fired power plant built by BWSC Ltd. (BPCL), which was established in 2013 by the […]

Brazil’s EMAE interested in financing RE plants.

Brazil’s EMAE interested in financing RE plants.

Brazil’s Metropolitan Company of Waters and Energy (Empresa Metropolitana de Águas e Energia S.A. – EMAE) is currently seeking expressions of interest from developers interested in building solar and renewable energy power stations. EMAE said it intends to cooperate in the construction of the renewable energy projects by providing the sites for the installations and […]

1 GW renewable energy auction planned for Argentina.

1 GW renewable energy auction planned for Argentina.

Argentina has opened its first auction for the acquisition of renewable electricity. Argentina’s President, Mauricio Macri, has announced the opening of an auction for 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity. The auction targets adding a renewable portfolio into this nation’s energy mix by summer of 2017/2018, and with a deadline of March 21, 2018. […]

Renova boasts 190MW of solar operating or being built in Japan.

Renova boasts 190MW of solar operating or being built in Japan.

Renova Inc., a developer of renewable energy, is targeting an expansion of its solar-power capacity to more than 300 megawatts, while also tapping into other clean energy technologies to broaden its offerings amid cuts in the rates that solar-power producers get. The Tokyo-based venture, which started out in the waste-recycling business in 2000, currently has […]

Devon eco firms shortlisted for green business awards.

Devon eco firms shortlisted for green business awards.

Two Westcountry eco businesses have been shortlisted for national awards. Designed and installed by Exeter company SunGift Solar in September last year, two solar carports installed on the top decks of John Lewis and Mary Arches carparks have been recognised as an example to other local authorities across the country. The solar carports are in […]

Nailsea School claims £15k a year after installing biomass

Nailsea School claims £15k a year after installing biomass

Nailsea School claims £15k a year in government incentives, seven years after installing biomass boiler. Nailsea School in North Somerset is now claiming £15,000+ per year from the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), seven years after its biomass boiler was installed and almost five years after the RHI scheme was launched. The news is promising for […]