Saudi Arabia To Offer More Than 1 Gigawatt Of Solar & Wind In Second...

Saudi Arabia is set to offer more than 1 gigawatt of contracts to buy renewable electricity by the fourth quarter of this year, according to an official speaking this week. The plans are part of the country’s recently-announced intention to grow its renewable energy sources and spur development of wind …

Solar Power to Rise from Chernobyl’s Nuclear Ashes

It was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people, with at least an additional 4,000 fatalities believed to be caused by exposure to radiation. The 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine also resulted in vast areas of land being contaminated by …

India Just Fired Up The World’s Largest Solar Plant To Power 150,000 Homes

Things are heating up in India, where one of the world’s top polluting countries has unveiled the world’s largest solar power plant. The 648-megawatt project in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu stole the title from California’s 550MW Topaz Solar Farm, making it the largest solar power plant located on a single site. …

Enel starts construction of Latin America’s largest solar power plant in Brazil.

Enel through its subsidiary Enel Green Power Brasil Participaes Ltda. (“EGPB”), has started construction of the 292 MW Nova Olinda solar power plant in Brazil which, once completed, will be the largest in Latin America. The construction of this new facility builds upon EGPBs leading renewable energy presence in Brazil, …

How sun, salt and glass could help solve our energy needs

High in the stark Nevada desert, a couple of hundred miles north-west of Las Vegas, is the shimmering circular mirage of Crescent Dunes. Ten thousand silvery glass panels, each measuring 115 square metres, surround a tall central tower, which stands like a twinkling needle in the featureless landscape around it. …