Neil Chatterjee says one of his top priorities in his new role as interim chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is to ensure coal and nuclear power receive some form of compensation for the "resilience and reliability" benefits they provide to the U.S. power grid.
U.S.’s industrial conglomerate GE said Thursday it build its first wind farm in Australia’s Queensland, through a deal with local energy firm AGL Energy to supply 123 turbines and service the project for 25 years.
Analysts at India Ratings (Ind-Ra), a Fitch Group company, believe low solar bids have little financial buffers to face challenges such as cost overrun, increased interest rate and counterparty delays, but robust capacity additions, nevertheless, will continue.
Germany’s electricity regulator Bundesnetzagetur, also known as the Federal Network Agency, has released the details of the country’s second onshore wind power auction, in which 1,013 megawatts (MW) were awarded.
Duke Energy is seeking additional wind power to serve customers in the Carolinas, Kallanish Energy reports. The Charlotte-based utility giant on Tuesday issued a request for proposals for up to 500 megawatts of wind capacity to be delivered to its transmission system in North Carolina and South Carolina.
The Railroad Commission of Texas issued a total of 1,011 original drilling permits in July, Kallanish Energy reports. That compares to 631 permits issued in July 2016, the state agency said. That is a 60.2% increase from June 2016.