Balkan Energy Finance Forum

The Balkan Energy Finance Forum has been organised to provide an platform for energy executives to discuss the future of the Balkan Energy Market. Main discussions will tackle issues on bankability of energy and renewable energy projects as well as risks and challenges associated with their development. Through utilising real-life …

Honolulu Pursues New Renewable Energy Project

Environmental groups are praising Honolulu’s efforts to turn a byproduct from its wastewater treatment plant into renewable energy. City officials recently awarded a contract to Hawaii Gas to capture and process biogas at the wastewater facility into renewable energy. Jeff Mikulina, the executive director of the Blue Planet Foundation, called …

European Geothermal Congress 2016

Organised every 3 years, EGC is the largest geothermal event in Europe. It is a week of varied events designed to appeal and support and develop everyone working in the field, both in and outside the continent. It will include a conference programme with both oral and poster presentations; contributions …

WREC 2016

World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) is biennial event dedicated to promoting renewable energy global development organized by World Renewable Energy Network (WREN), United Kingdom. WREC has been successfully organized in many countries under the auspices of WREN. Being an active member of WREN, IRES had organized several conferences and exhibitions …

From Swords to Solar, a German Town Takes Control of its Energy

The German town of Saerbeck is a swords to solar panels story. Above this former German military ammunition camp, perched atop a metal stem like an oversized stalk of wheat, giant blades rotate in the sky, given life by an invisible breeze. The wind turbine could be the icon for …

US Solar Energy Industries Association Releases New Land Leasing Guide

The US Solar Energy Industries Association has published a new guide for landowners interested in leasing their land for use by solar developers. The SEIA Guide to Land Leases for Solar is a comprehensive guide that “covers the important aspects of how to work with a solar developer, from initial …

Georgia Power Signs Off on Major Renewable Energy Commitment

Georgia Power Co. will add 1,600 megawatts of renewable energy to its portfolio by 2021 under an agreement approved Thursday by the state Public Service Commission (PSC). That’s three times what the Atlanta-based utility proposed in January when it filed its 2016 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the PSC. Georgia …