The Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility for East Africa recently said it has pre-qualified developers for $65 million in funding of 14 geothermal projects in Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Comoros.
In 2013, the Department of Energy introduced the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative to help the U.S. emerge as a leader in clean energy manufacturing. Implementing the initiatives of the program not only improves the environment and preserves natural resources, it also enhances the country’s competitiveness.
The Worldwatch Institute recently released the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Baseline Assessment and Report, the first-ever of its kind for the Caribbean, with input from the member countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
There is a “Green Energy Revolution” underway in India that can increase prosperity for millions of poor families by harnessing the abundant and clean energy of the sun.
Despite the softening in the performance of the global economy, China’s solar photovoltaic (PV) sector achieved rapid growth during the first three quarters that ended Sept. 30, 2015, mainly driven by favorable policies put in place by the Chinese government.
Mitsubishi Materials Corp. and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. set up a venture with plans to develop a geothermal power project in Japan’s northern prefecture of Iwate.
House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., on Oct. 26 introduced two resolutions under the Congressional Review Act disapproving of two final rules published on Oct. 23 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate CO2 emissions from new and existing fossil-fuel fired power plants.