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Yes Bank to mobilize $5bn for solar projects in India by 2030 India-based private sector bank, Yes Bank has committed to mobilize $5bn in funding to support the development of solar energy projects in the country by 2030. Power Generation > Solar > News

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Biofuels & Biomass

SLA unveils final design of Amager Bakke waste-to-energy plant rooftop park
By EBR Staff Writer
Amager Resource Center and SLA have released the final design drawings of the Amager Bakke waste-to-energy plant rooftop park in Copenhagen, Denmark which will double up as a recreation spot with a 16,000m² ski slope and rooftop activity landscape.
News
EBRD approves first loan under €350m Polish green facility
EBRD is launching new Polish Green Economy Financing Facility for Leasing (Poland GEFF Leasing) with a €50m loan to BZ WBK Leasing to finance investments in energy and resource efficiency, renewable energy, water and waste management for local private businesses.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Fossil Fuel

ABB awarded contract to upgrade 1.1GW Muara Tawar power plant in Indonesia
By EBR Staff Writer
A consortium comprising Doosan Heavy Industries and state-owned construction company PT Hutama Karya has awarded a contract to ABB to upgrade and expand the 1,150MW Muara Tawar combined cycle power plant in West Java, Indonesia.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News
Bhel to build 660MW supercritical thermal power project in Maharashtra, India
By EBR Staff Writer
India-based Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) has been awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 660MW coal-based thermal power project in the state of Maharashtra
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Geothermal

Ethiopian government signs PPAs for 1GW geothermal projects
By EBR Staff Writer
The Ethiopian government has signed key contracts with Reykjavik Geothermal (RG), which will build two geothermal projects with a combined capacity of 1,040MW in the African country.
Power Generation > Geothermal > News
Major types of power plants to generate energy
By EBR Staff Writer
With a surge in demand for electricity to power industries and households across the world, many new sources of power generation have emerged in the past few decades. While coal still continues to be a major source of electric generation, solar, wind and other renewable energy sources have emerged as major alternatives to produce power in recent years. With growing energy needs, environmental concerns and depleting fossil fuel based energy sources, scientists are looking for alternative sources of energy.
Power Generation > Fossil Fuel > News

Hydro

DEWA plans to build 400MW pumped hydro storage project
By EBR Staff Writer
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to study the construction of a 400MW pumped-storage hydropower plant in Hatta, Dubai, UAE.
Power Generation > Hydro > News
European Parliament backs 35% renewable energy goal by 2030
By EBR Staff Writer
The European Parliament has backed a more ambitious target for cleaner and more efficient use of energy by voting in favor for 2030 renewable energy target of 35%.
Power Generation > Solar > News

Nuclear

Rolls-Royce to provide nuclear digital analytics service for PSEG
Rolls-Royce has signed a four-year contract to provide US nuclear utility operator, PSEG, with digital analytics service to help drive greater plant efficiency.
News
US nuclear facilities could extend operating life to 80 years, IAEA says
Extending the life of a nuclear power plant is more economical than building a new one, says International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Power Generation > Nuclear > News

Solar

British Solar signs PPA with Shell Energy Europe
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe, a major European integrated energy marketing and trading company, for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power plant in England.
Power Generation > Solar > News
Canada to invest $700m in clean technology industry
The Government of Canada is planning to invest $700m through the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) over the next five years to grow Canada's clean technology industry, protect the environment and create jobs.
Power Generation > Wind > News

Wind

Canada to invest $700m in clean technology industry
The Government of Canada is planning to invest $700m through the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) over the next five years to grow Canada's clean technology industry, protect the environment and create jobs.
Power Generation > Wind > News
Enel begins construction on 93MW wind project in Mexico
Enel, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Mexico, has commenced the construction of the 93MW Salitrillos wind farm in the north-eastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
Power Generation > Wind > News