Solar Power Expansion Could Pose Ecological Risks
Solar power development is big business in sunny California, fueled by low solar panel prices and the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to tackle climate change. Some biologists, however, are growing concerned that the placement of new large-scale solar power plants in the Mojave Desert may harm the biological diversity found there.
Procter & Gamble to Run Its Factories With Wind Power
Procter & Gamble has found a new source for making Tide detergent: wind. The global consumer products giant is teaming up with EDF Renewable Energy to build a wind farm in Texas that it says will power all of its North American plants that manufacture home care and fabric products. Those facilities make some of the company’s best-known household items, including Tide, Febreze and Mr. Clean.
Russia approves agreement to build 800 MW of Power units in Cuba
The Russian government has approved the draft intergovernmental agreement submitted by the Energy Ministry on construction of power units at Cuba's Maximo Gomez and Eastern Havana thermal power plants, according to an instruction posted on the government's legal information portal.
Stick to Coal norms, NGT directs Power generation companies
The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Pune, has directed power generation companies to strictly adhere to set norms of not using coal having more than 34 pc ash content, thus providing relief to lakhs of people living in the vicinity of such units.
Survey soon to tap states solar Power potential
With the HP State Electricity Regulation Commission (HPSERC) fixing the tariff for solar power, the state government has decided to undertake a survey to identify the specific sites and the exact potential the state has as several investors, including a South African company, have expressed keenness to set up solar power plants in Himachal.
Japan is flexing its military Power
An armada of carriers, cruiser, destroyers and submarines gathered off Japan's coast on Sunday in a display of naval power that showcased Tokyo's latest warships and signaled wider engagement by the U.S. Navy in the western Pacific.
1MDB Has a Lot Riding on Sale of Power Plants
The first major test of whether a Malaysian state investment fund can pay off its heavy debt load will come Friday when bids are due for a group of power plants the fund is trying to sell.
Power Play at the Supreme Court
The Obama Administration’s crusade against carbon returned to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the Justices heard an important federalism challenge to an energy scheme that usurps state powers to promote the green agenda. The oral arguments suggested they may be queueing up another judicial rebuke.
New England Looks North for Power Boost
New England’s most populous states are looking to tap Canadian dams and rivers for more of their electricity, a change that officials say would help cut greenhouse-gas emissions and help keep some of the nation’s highest power prices in check.
Hartek Power bags order from Azure Power
handigarh based Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company Hartek Power on Monday said it has bagged an order from Azure Power for providing electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar projects of 113 MW.