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
November 11th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content
Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School District was the first district in the state to combine energy storage with solar power generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in partnership with ENGIE Storage. Engie has years of experience helping K-12 school districts generate cost savings and improve the economics of sustainability measures with our GridSynergy® energy storage systems and software platform
October 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Tucked away in the Micronesia region of the Pacific Ocean is the small Republic of Palau, boasting a population of just over 20,000. The country will nevertheless soon be home to what is believed to be the world's largest microgrid consisting of solar, diesel, and energy storage, representing at least 45% of the island nation's total demand
September 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Japan's Electric Power Development Co., better known as J-Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French multinational electric utility ENGIE to collaborate on power projects, specifically offshore wind and floating offshore wind projects.
August 13th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced last week that it had secured the contract to supply the 208 megawatt (MW) Tonstad Wind Farm in Norway with 51 of its SWT-DD-142 onshore wind turbines, bringing its in-country installed capacity up to 630
July 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Saudi Arabia officials announced earlier this week that the country had received four bids for the proposed 400 megawatt (MW) Dumat al-Jandal onshore wind farm at prices that rival the lowest bids received anywhere in the world
July 24th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
ENGIE Insight is the consulting arm of parent company ENGIE that works with corporate customers around the world to leverage the expansive network of experts at ENGIE's disposal to solve their clients' most challenging problems
May 28th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
A highly accomplished grid-edge startup, Sonnen, has just received a significant investment from European energy giant Royal Dutch Shell. The investment will help it to develop its U.S. and Australian solar + storage market share
March 31st, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
Technology might be used to send excess solar power from an office building to be stored in an EV battery which is connected to it. When electricity is needed by the building, it can be discharged from the EV battery, which acts as temporary energy storage. The pilot is being tried out at ENGIE's Zaandam, Netherlands, office building
March 29th, 2018 | by Saurabh
French energy utility Engie announced major progress in India regarding its renewable energy business in India this month. The company has seen rapid growth in the highly competitive wind and solar power markets in India.
March 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
ENGIE North America has this week announced the acquisition of Chicago-based SoCore Energy and its 320 megawatt pipeline of operational and late-stage development solar and battery storage projects.
January 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Shell has continued its recent investment spree in the clean energy sector this week, announcing a Power Purchase Agreement in England which will make it the single off-taker from the largest solar farm in the country, the 69.8 MW Bradenstoke solar power plant
January 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Husk Power Systems, a leading rural distributed utility company which operates mini-grids in Asia and Africa, has announced the closure of a $20 million equity investment from Shell, Swedfund, and ENGIE, which will serve to accelerate the company's growth in the global mini-grid market.
January 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Site-integrated energy storage solutions provider Connected Energy has secured a $3 million investment from Australian bank Macquarie Group and French utility ENGIE to fund the growth of its unique battery storage systems that use retired electric vehicle battery packs as stationary energy storage systems.