November 16th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
20 kilometers off the coast of Viana do Castello, Portugal, is about to be the new home to the largest floating wind turbine in the world, an 8.4-megawatt (MW) ABS-classed offshore wind turbine. This is continental Europe’s first large-scale floating wind farm. A belief is that this renewable installation is ushering in the Golden Era of wind, especially offshore wind
October 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The largest and most powerful wind turbine to be used for a floating offshore wind project has been moved into position atop its semi-submersible foundation off the coast of Portugal, the first of three 8.4 megawatt (MW) turbines which will make up the 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind project.
October 11th, 2019 | by Saurabh
Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country
October 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Anheuser-Busch is starting to dip its toes into the electrification of its fleets with the purchase of a staggering 21 fully electric Class 8 trucks from
June 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Minneapolis-headquartered US retailer Target announced this week that it has committed to sourcing 100% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030, building on the foundations of the company's climate policy launched in
June 13th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of some of the world's largest corporations, including Amazon, Google, IKEA, and Microsoft, have backed an industry call for the European Union to eradicate the barriers to corporate renewable energy sourcing and Power Purchase Agreements, or PPAs
June 5th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
"Natural" gas, as it is called in the United States, is anything but natural. Engie's HomeBiogas has built up a solution that lets people generate methane wherever they are using just food scraps. CleanTechnica met up the the HomeBiogas team at the Consumer Electronics Show this year to get a better understanding of their invention and the implications it may have for developed and developing nations around the world
May 16th, 2019 | by Saurabh
India completed its seventh national-level wind energy auction despite less that impressive participation from project developers. The Solar Energy Corporation of India awarded just 40% of the initially offered capacity in this auction.
May 2nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
ENGIE has been a world leader in providing energy and is ramping up its efforts to help companies around the world understand how to clean up the environmental footprint of their fleets and to save money at the same time. CleanTechnica spoke with Ovarith Troeung, ENGIE's Director of Green Mobility, about the transition to the new energy economy and why it has become such a core focus for
April 30th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
French multinational utility ENGIE announced last week it plans to sell off its German and Dutch coal assets worth a total installed capacity of 2,345 megawatts (MW) in a move which will reduce the company's debt considerably and reduce the company's exposure to coal dramatically
April 29th, 2019 | by Saurabh
Problems do not seem to go away for the Indian renewable energy sector as project developers continue to face a multitude of problems and choose to stay away from competitive auctions.
April 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
ENGIE North America, the local subsidiary of French multinational utility company ENGIE, announced this week that it has started construction of the 160 megawatt (MW) Jumo Hill Wind Project in Texas, which is expected to be completed and brought online by spring of
April 4th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy announced this week that it has been selected to supply wind turbines to the 342 megawatt (MW) Phoenix project, which will develop 10 new wind parks in Aragón, Spain
February 4th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Robert Llewelyn and the Fully Charged team went to ENGIE's offices in Amsterdam to learn more about its vehicle-to-grid pilot and the work the ENGIE team is doing in the flexible energy storage space
January 29th, 2019 | by Saurabh
The Indian state of Gujarat has canceled yet another solar power tender after finding the tariff bids to be too high according to recent trends. This is the second such tender that has been canceled in Gujarat after bidding was complete.
January 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish power giant Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, better known as TEPCO, to explore the possibility and to work jointly on developing offshore wind projects in Japan
January 19th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
I started covering the solar energy industry seriously in 2009. It seemed like a hopping, exciting time in the industry — growth was exploding. I remember one early story in which readers admonished me a little because I put "Solar Power Exploding" in a headline, and they thought I was referring to genuine explosions. In 2019, 2009 and 2010 progress looks like anthills
January 12th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Pay-as-you-go programs continue to revolutionize the world through solar lighting and cell phone charging systems that open up the opportunities that come with electricity, and Fenix International is leading that charge in Africa. CleanTechnica sat down with Jit Bhattacharya, CTO of Fenix International at CES this week to talk about how pay-as-you-go solar systems have scaled up to power the entire home and how the acquisition by Engie has helped Fenix International take its business to the next level
January 7th, 2019 | by Saurabh
A recent tender issued by the state government of Gujarat to set up 700 megawatts of solar power capacity garnered bids from Indian and foreign project developers, with the international companies prevailing in the end.
December 31st, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Supermajors are taking on more renewable energy commitments lately as they prepare for a less carbon-intensive future. Some of them are going a step further, coupling these green commitments with humanist causes such as providing access to energy to part of the one billion people all over the world who have no electricity
December 7th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
French multinational electric utility ENGIE announced on Thursday that it had signed a 50-year strategic alliance with the city of Greater Springfield in Queensland, Australia, to help transition it to being a zero net energy city by
December 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of over two dozen wind energy companies involved in the United States announced on Monday they were signing up to back a new fund which will facilitate research speeding the development and deployment of innovative solutions related to wind and wildlife.
November 20th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Almost 100 organizations led by major corporations such as Amazon, Google, and Heineken have signaled their willingness this week to do more on climate action and have urged European governments to make it easier to invest in and directly source renewable energy