GE Renewable Energy Helps Build Wind Farm in Vietnam – HuffPost

GE Renewable Energy, Mainstream Renewable Energy and Phu Cuong Group formalized 800 MW Wind Project in Vietnam. [Image: Mainstream Twitter account] By Yeo-Ri Kim, Research Intern, East-West Center in Washington. Yeo-Ri is a Master's candidate in Global Policy Studies at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University … [Read more...]

Indian Delegation to the American West Discusses Renewable Energy – HuffPost

By Olive Eisdorfer, Research Intern, East-West Center in Washington. Olive a student at George Washington University.  Note: this article originally appeared in the East-West Center’s Asia Matters for America/America Matters for Asia initiative on July 5, 2017. Amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Power for … [Read more...]

Renewable energy employment growth slows, finds REA – Holyrood.com

New figures from 2015/16 show 125,940 people were employed across renewable heat, power, and transport in the UK Wind turbine - image source: RES The UK’s renewables industry has expanded to employ 126,000 people, but growth has slowed over the past two years, according to a new report from the Renewable Energy … [Read more...]

Queen’s University given £8m for renewable energy research – BBC … – BBC News

Queen's University given £8m for renewable energy research By John Campbell BBC News NI Economics & Business Editor 24 July 2017 From the section Northern Ireland … [Read more...]

Scotland sets renewable energy record as wind power provides equivalent of 118% of nation’s electricity – The Independent

Wind power output in Scotland has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group. Analysis by WWF Scotland of data provided by WeatherEnergy found wind turbines provided around 1,039,001MWh of electricity to the National Grid during June. Renewable energy figures show the … [Read more...]

Why Big Oil Can’t Make the Renewable Energy Transition – Madison.com

Madison.comWhy Big Oil Can't Make the Renewable Energy TransitionMadison.comNonetheless, it was a public admission that clean energy is the future, not oil. Rival Total (NYSE: TOT) has, arguably, made the biggest investments in renewable energy, buying two-thirds of solar solutions leader SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR), … [Read more...]

Renewable energy contract case in Michigan could set precedent – Crain’s Detroit Business

Crain's Detroit BusinessRenewable energy contract case in Michigan could set precedentCrain's Detroit BusinessVic Leabu, owner of White's Bridge Hydro Co. in Lowell, only wants a fair contract from Consumers Energy Corp. Leabu produces about 750 kilowatts of clean, renewable energy for 400 of his home and business owner … [Read more...]

Future of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar … – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesFuture of renewable energy: Sunny investment climate for solar ...Hindustan TimesRenewable energy could generate 49% of electricity in India by 2040 because more efficient batteries–to store electricity when the sun does not shine.Offshore renewable investment soars amid clean energy debateThe … [Read more...]

NRG Energy Selling Off Its Renewable-Energy Projects – Texas Monthly

Texas MonthlyNRG Energy Selling Off Its Renewable-Energy ProjectsTexas MonthlyThe result of the review is a plan to raise $2.5 to $4 billion by divesting 50 to 100 percent of its NRG Yield renewable energy business and some of its conventional energy assets, which includes coal and natural gas plants. NRG also aims to remove … [Read more...]

Can Colorado convert to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040? (3 letters) – The Denver Post

The Denver PostCan Colorado convert to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040? (3 letters)The Denver PostThe National Renewable Energy Laboratory's National Wind Technology Center operates at the base of the foothills just south of Boulder. Democratic gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Michael Johnston have pledged to make … [Read more...]