Posts tagged: Hydropower

Norway’s Statkraft plans $8 billion green energy drive

State-owned electricity company plans hydro and wind projects following cash boost from Parliament By Sophie Yeo Norway’s state owned electricity company Statkraft has revealed plans to invest US$8.1 billion in renewable energy projects. The clean investment strategy was announced following a decision by the Norwegian government to make a  $1.3 billion cash injection into Statkraft. […]

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Renewable Energy has “Come of Age” says IEA Report

By John Parnell Renewable energy has come of age and will undergo a period of accelerated growth during the next five years, according to a report released today by the IEA energy think tank. The Tehri dam on the Ganges River. Hydropower will be responsible for most of the growth in renewable energy generation, with […]

China to Lead Big Bump in Renewable Energy by 2017

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) China is expected to lead a jump in worldwide renewable energy production over the next five years, with total global power from green sources expected to grow 40 percent, the International Energy Agency said Thursday. The world is expected to produce 6,400 terawatt-hours of renewable energy by 2017, equivalent to one-and-a-half […]

40% Growth in Global Renewable Energy Generation Forecast

The International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday that global renewable power generation would increase by over 40% over the next five years, driven by growth in China. In its first-ever renewable energy market report, the IEA stated that global power generation from hydropower, solar, wind and other renewable sources was projected to increase to […]

Green Building 101:

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