Newly elected President Ferdinand Marcos Jr reiterated his support for more renewable energy, as well as nuclear power, and natural gas, in the Philippines, one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies. The news comes as plans to import maiden liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes into the country have stuttered due to surging global prices.
India announced new renewable energy goals last year to increase non-fossil power capacity to 500 GW and meet 50% of the country’s electricity needs through renewables by 2030. However, after including large hydro under the definition of renewables, the country is likely to achieve its 2022 target but may miss out on the solar specific target, and subsequently fall short of the 2030 target, says GlobalData, a data and analytics company.
China’s energy crisis has highlighted weaknesses in one of President Xi Jinping’s top priorities -- energy security -- that could have ramifications for the power system for years to come.
The largest hydro project ever to be built in Scotland – which could deliver power to three million homes – has been given the green light by the Scottish Government.
Work to create the UK’s largest community-owned hydro scheme in Lochaber will begin following the agreement of a £6.5 million finance package.
A number of Highland clean energy projects could potentially rake in hundreds of millions of pounds for the Great Glen area, a new report has claimed.
China has signed a concessional loan, via China Exim Bank, to support a hydropower plant in Rwanda.
As we enter a new decade, I’m sure I’m not alone in reflecting on matters that are personally important, together with major issues that impact on society, the environment and the economy.
Analysts have stated that Simec Atlantis has now raised enough funds to complete its proposed £124.7m takeover of Green Highland Renewables (GHR).
A controversial hydro scheme in a Highland glen famed for a starring role in the 007 movie Skyfall has been given the go-ahead.
A planning application for seven hydro schemes in Glen Etive, which was granted by Highland Council last week, is now to be reviewed by the full council.
Concerns have been lodged over ambitious plans for an underground hydro plant at Loch Ness – opposite the iconic Urquhart Castle.
A modern-day battle is brewing in Glencoe over plans for a river hydro scheme near the village – 327 years after the infamous massacre involving two Highland clans.
Mountaineers yesterday challenged Highland Council over its stewardship of one of Scotland’s most scenic and iconic glens.
Proposals for a new electricity substation outside a north-east village have taken a step forward.
Highland Council has lodged plans for a hydro power scheme in Inverness that could provide electricity for three city landmarks.
Wild land charity the John Muir Trust has lodged objections to three proposed hydro schemes in the popular outdoor area of Glen Etive near Glencoe on wild land grounds.
Lochaber residents could yet achieve their dream of transforming parts of the “Rio Tinto” estate into community assets and facilities.
Scottish energy firm SSE has confirmed that it has applied to extend the size of its £800million Coire Glas Highlands hydro pump project to 1500MW.
A Scottish ski resort has come up with an innovative way of making money when a lack of snow means a dip in revenue.
Natural gas in balmy Texas is feeling the chill of California’s snowy peaks 1,200 miles away.
Investment firm Aquila Capital has bought six hydro power plants in Norway for an undisclosed sum.
The Scottish Government has been accused of inflicting a "special punishment" on hydro power schemes with a huge hike in business rates.
Plans have been approved to build a hydro energy scheme on the site of a surface coal mine.
A bond offer has been launched to fill a funding gap for Scotland's first urban community hydro project.