21 Sep 2015

With the imposition of the Climate Change Levy (CCL), the UK government threw a spanner in the works for Drax Power as it continues its shift from coal to biomass. Beyond fighting for a more lenient schedule for the CCL exemption’s expiry, what’s next for the massive power plant, which provides around 8% of the […]

07 Jul 2015

The analysts predict that by 2020 the consumption of biofuel in the EU will increase by 234 GW. The main consumers and producers of biofuel in Europe are France, Great Britain, Italy and Sweden. France plans to ramp up the production of biofuel by 6 times. Britain intends to increase the energy production from wood […]

30 Jun 2015

Veolia, through its subsidiary in Ireland Veolia Energy Services, has been awarded, by Mayo Renewable Power, a €450 million 15-year contract to operate a biomass power plant in Killala, Co. Mayo, in Ireland. The plant, which will be the largest independent biomass power plant in Ireland, will provide 42.5MW of combined heat and power, enough […]

29 Jun 2015

published On renewable info- written by Ned Haluzan, Global renewable energy capacity continues to grow year after year. In 2014, around 135 GW of new renewable energy capacity were added worldwide, meaning that the total global renewable energy capacity now stands at around 1,712 GW, representing 8.5% increase from the year 2013. In the same […]

29 Jun 2015

ACCRA, GHANA— West Africa is in dire need of electrical power for industrial production and home consumption because increased public demand poses a threat to regional economic growth and development. But the region is said to be naturally endowed with renewable energy resources which could be tapped for the benefit of its 300 million inhabitants. […]

22 Jun 2015

Published 21st June 2015 in the Financial Times – Written by Chris Flood -Investors must take action to protect their portfolios against climate change, even as governments worldwide step up their efforts to combat global warming, according to new analysis by Mercer, the consultancy.   Mercer warns that returns across most asset classes will be […]

22 Jun 2015

Published 21st June 2015 – Financial Times – Written by Tobias Buck – The boss of one of Europe’s biggest power companies has called for deep changes to the way the continent runs and regulates its electricity sector, urging an end to fossil fuel subsidies and a renewed focus on “efficient” renewable sources of energy. […]

20 Nov 2013

By BETWA SHARMA Nov. 20 (New York Times) — WARSAW, Poland — Even as the annual United Nations climate change conference is nearing its end on Friday, negotiations are obstructed by longstanding disputes over responsibilities of combating the crisis. Developing countries want rich countries to shoulder the burden of reducing greenhouse gases and providing finances […]