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Mini hydro for Melbourne

Melbourne Water has announced that five new mini hydropower plants are delivering power to the grid. The plants at Dandenong, Wantirna, Mount Waverley, Boronia and...

100MW battery storage tender won by Tesla and Neoen

The South Australia government has announced that its 100MW battery storage tender – which it says is the world’s largest – has been won by Tesla...

China tops in renewable energy production: BP Statistical Review of World Energy

China surpassed the US as the top producer of renewable energy in 2016, according to the latest BP Statistical Review of World Energy released...

China’s hydropower frenzy drowns sacred mountains

Towering walls of concrete entomb lush forests on mountainsides in southwest China as workers toil on the dry riverbed below to build the country's...

US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

As the U.S. Conference of Mayors wrapped up in Miami Beach on Monday, leaders from more than 250 cities voted on symbolic resolutions pushing...

EU ministers agree on energy savings targets after 2021

The European Union vowed to take over international leadership on climate after United States President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the Paris Agreement...

Tesla plans electric car factory in India

Tesla Motors is planning to set up a factory in India to cater to the local demand for electric cars, at a time when...

THE WORLD’S LARGEST FLOATING SOLAR POWER PLANT JUST WENT ONLINE IN CHINA

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. Long reviled...

Cross border electricity link to benefit hydropower projects

The first cross-border energy supply between four West Africa countries has been officially inaugurated, with the 1303 km electricity interconnector expected to allow existing...
Loadshedding

Power cuts across Delhi as demand touches new high

NEW DELHI: With Tuesday’s peak power consumption — 6,526 MW at 3.31pm — breaching even Monday’s record demand, the highest since 1902, social media...