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Major types of power plants to generate energy
By EBR Staff Writer
With a surge in demand for electricity to power industries and households across the world, many new sources of power generation have emerged in the past few decades. While coal still continues to be a major source of electric generation, solar, wind and other renewable energy sources have emerged as major alternatives to produce power in recent years. With growing energy needs, environmental concerns and depleting fossil fuel based energy sources, scientists are looking for alternative sources of energy.
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BP to return to solar industry with $200m stake in Lightsource
By EBR Staff Writer
Oil and gas major BP will acquire a stake of 43% in UK-based solar energy generator Lightsource Renewable Energy for $200m to mark its return to the solar industry.
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EU regulators approve $11bn Polish support scheme for renewable energy
By EBR Staff Writer
The European Commission has approved a PLN40bn ($11bn) Polish government’s support program for the renewable energy sector.
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Fortum connects 100MW solar plant to grid in India
Fortum has connected a 100MW solar plant to grid at Pavagada solar park in the Tumkur District, Karnataka, India.
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SRP to seek proposals for renewable energy projects in US
Salt River Project is preparing to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) in early 2018 for 100MW of new renewable energy.
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Utopus Insights releases new software for renewable generation and utility industries
Utopus Insights has released of five powerful software tools that provide unprecedented insights and set a new bar in data science energy applications for the renewable generation and utility industry.
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Wartsila to build 52MWp solar PV power plant in Jordan
Wartsila has signed an EPC contract to supply a 52MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant to AM Solar BV/ Jordan, a joint venture between energy provider AES Jordan and Japanese conglomerate Mitsui.
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ARENA grants funding for solar pv research
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded A$29.2m ($22.4m) for 20 research projects to promote the development of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology.
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AXA plans to quadruple investments in green projects to $14bn by 2020
By EBR Staff Writer
French multinational insurance firm, AXA has announced its plan to quadruple its original investment target in environmentally-friendly projects to reach €12bn ($14.1bn) by 2020, to help fight climate change.
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Celtic Bank finances solar power installation at University Of Utah
Celtic Bank has closed funding on a 1.5MW solar project at the University of Utah.
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Toshiba secures order for 6MW solar panels in Thailand
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions has secured an order to supply 6MW solar panels from Thailand’s solar power system provider Eight Solar Company.
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EDF Renewable commissions 179MW solar plants in Nevada
By EBR Staff Writer
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has commissioned the Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 solar power plants with a combined capacity of 179MW in Apex, Nevada.
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Sunseap partners with China’s Jiangsu Linyang to develop renewable energy solutions
Sunseap Group is partnering China’s Jiangsu Linyang Energy to develop renewable energy and energy efficiency management solutions.
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UGL selected as preferred EPC contractor for 270MW Kidston solar project
By EBR Staff Writer
Genex Power (Genex) has selected CIMIC Group wholly-owned subsidiary UGL as preferred engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to deliver 270MW Kidston Stage 2 Solar project in North Queensland.
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Construction to begin on Kennedy Energy Park in Australia
Construction of Kennedy Energy Park, the first utility-scale wind, solar and storage hybrid generator connected to the national electricity network is set to begin near Hughenden in North West Queensland.
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