The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Short-Term Energy Outlook, which contains forecasts for 2017, including hydro.
Meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goal of limiting the increase in the global average temperature to well below two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels will require increased use of renewable energy and reducing the CO2 intensity of fossil energy use.
On Dec. 7, 2015, the New York City Council passed the geothermal energy bill Int. 0609-A-2015.
Patricia Farley, lead author of a bill authorizing Nevada regulators to revise state solar policies, didn’t expect the new rules to prompt two major solar companies to cut jobs and leave the state.
The European Investment Bank is considering to finance an extension to a geothermal plant in southwestern Kenya, lending 72 million euros ($78 million).
Scientists NREL said they have jointly set a new record for converting non-concentrated sunlight into electricity using a dual-junction III-V/Si solar cell.
European Union solar-panel makers lost a bid to exclude Chinese prices in a benchmark that underpins an agreement to curb imports from China, a blow to producers such as Solarworld AG concerned about a possible downward price spiral in Europe.