Renewable Solar Power

Solar power systems are the fastest growing renewable energy source worldwide. Concentrated solar power plants, rooftop solar installation, and solar heating add energy efficiency and clean energy capacity to many countries.

Solar Power News

India’s gas-fired power plants given new lease on life

26/03/2015 India’s government this week approved measures to increase fuel supply to gas-fired power plants which have been idle or runnin...

Europe's grid rises to the occasion


Fluctuations in photovoltaic power generation failed to take Europe's grid offline during today's solar eclipse.

ABB wins $900m Nordlink interconnection deal

20/03/2015 ABB has won orders worth around $900m for engineering work on NordLink, the first interconnection between the Norwegian and Ger...

AfDB says western nations ‘hypocritical’ in decision to rule out funding coal power

20/03/2015 The head of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) is defending his decision to continue financing coal-fired power plants, desp...

How temporary power can plug the gaps in renewable energy intermittency

18/03/2015 We look at how temporary power can benefit renewable energy installations not only during periods of low wind or sunshine, but ...

India power minister talks up $100bn renewable energy ambitions

18/03/2015 India's Minister for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, talks about the country's energy challenges and ...

Is India's vision for solar power becoming reality?

18/03/2015 India's huge solar ambitions have just grown a whole lot  larger, but can the Modi administration turn its soaring goals i...

RWE buys stake in solar power firm Conergy

18/03/2015 German utility RWE is hoping to cement a foothold in the solar industry after buying a minority stake in solar power group Cone...

Abengoa secures $660m finance for South Africa solar thermal plant


Solar power developer Abengoa has secured $660m project financing for a new solar thermal power plant in South Africa.

Global energy emissions stalled in 2014 for first time in 40 years

13/03/2015 Global emissions of carbon dioxide from the energy sector stalled in 2014, according to data from the International Energy Agen...

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