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EPA to hold public hearings on 'Clean Power Plan'

Presentations on pending plan, which aims to cut carbon emissions from existing power plants, are planned for Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C.

ABB wins $35 million HVDC upgrade order in Canada

Improvements designed to enhance grid reliability while improving efficiency and power availability.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission releases first-half report on renewables

Solar, wind, biomass, geothermal and hydropower provided 55.7% of new installed US electrical generating capacity in first six months of 2014.

Royal HaskoningDHV develops mini hydropower plants in Indonesia Royal HaskoningDHV develops mini hydropower plants in Indonesia

When complete, the quartet of hydropower plants will provide a sustainable source of energy for 11,000 households.

Gamesa signs pair of wind power agreements for North American market Gamesa signs pair of wind power agreements for North American market

Deal calls for the supply of 290 MW in the MIdwest US and Mexico,

Energy Department awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels

Funding supports development of next-generation biofuels that will help drive down the cost of producing gasoline, diesel and jet fuels from biomass.

Acta S.p.A, Dantherm Power A/S announce partnership

Collaboration focuses on the development a self-recharging fuel cell backup power system.

Report: New clean energy investment climbs to five-quarter high

Renewable energy project finance reaches $40.1 billion, newly released statistics shows

SgurrEnergy kicks off wave and tidal research project SgurrEnergy kicks off wave and tidal research project

Three-year study looks to establish ways to reduce uncertainties for wave and tidal projects.

Scottish Government looks to cut the cost of offshore wind

First Minister announces £2.2 million offshore wind programme.

Solar Trade Association takes issue with National Grid’s solar forecast Solar Trade Association takes issue with National Grid’s solar forecast

'Low-ball' estimates on UK's solar market do not reflect reality, industry group states.

Globeleq inaugurates Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm

New 138 MW wind power plant has the capacity to supply renewable electricity for nearly 100,000 average South African households.

ABB awarded $400 million order for Maritime Link power project in Canada

HVDC Light system for major power transmission link in eastern Canada to facilitate integration of renewable energy and stabilization of electrical grid.

Akuo Energy and DCNS awarded funding for marine renewable energy project Akuo Energy and DCNS awarded funding for marine renewable energy project

European NER300 funding will cover operation of the innovative ocean thermal conversion plant for the first five years.

Britcon earns contract for anaerobic digestion plant

Building and civil engineering contractor secures a £1.85 million deal to extend an anaerobic digestion plant in South Yorkshire for food waste recycler ReFood.

C-WET/MNRE select 3TIER to develop national 'Solar Atlas of India'

Publicly available solar information from the Indian government will guide development, attract investment, and accelerate the growth of solar energy.

Last week's top three articles

Renewable energy in India: Part II; Finland accelerates energy storage development; and GE eyes Monsal acquisition

Trina Solar earns prestigious 'BlueSky' Award

Honour recognises global top investment scenarios to apply new technologies for renewable energy utilisation.

Anesco poised to transform former collieries with 30MW solar array

Proposed PV projects fall strongly in line with UK Government's strategy to develop solar energy on brownfield land.

GE to acquire Monsal, integrated biogas-to-energy business

Purchase will enable GE to offer more energy-efficient options for water treatment.

Finland pushes ahead in developing storage of solar and wind energy Finland pushes ahead in developing storage of solar and wind energy

The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is collaborating with two Finnish universities to launch the NEO-CARBON ENERGY project, which will target the storage of energy generated by solar and wind sources.

Yingli Green Energy announces new supply deal

Manufacturer to supply 12 MWp of solar modules to Malaysian projects.