1 April 2015 06:21 AM GMT

The pace of solar project developments in China and Japan, and wind farms in Europe helped in leading a strong rebound in the global investments in renewable energy in 2014, according to the UN.

March 30th 2015
Malawi Gets US Grant for Hydroelectric Project Study

The US Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Malawi government to fund a feasibility study to support the development of a hydropower plant in the Nkhata Bay District in the country’s Northern Region.

March 19th 2015
Severn Trent to Invest US$279 Million for Clean Energy Expansion

UK-based water supplier Severn Trent will invest £190 million (US$279 million) through to 2020 in solar and anaerobic digestion power plants to increase its renewable energy generation portfolio.

March 19th 2015
Innergex Closes Financing for Two Hydroelectric Plants in Canada

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. and its joint venture partner Ledcor Power Group Ltd. have closed $491.6 million in financing for the Boulder Creek and Upper Lillooet River run-of-river hydroelectric projects located in British Columbia, Canada.

February 26th 2015
Statkraft Acquires Majority Stake in Chilean Hydroelectric Producer

Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority stake in the listed Chilean hydropower company Empresa Electrica Pilmaiqunu S.A.

 
February 20th 2015
P2 Solar Expands Indian Hydro Portfolio With Acquisition of 5-MW Plant

P2 Solar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire a 5-megawatt hydroelectric project in northern India.

February 17th 2015
Cordillera Hydroelectric Starts Initial Work on 60-MW Hydro Project

Philippine developer Cordillera Hydroelectric Power Corp. has started construction of a 60-megawatt hydroelectric plant in the towns of Kibungan and Kapangan in Benguet City.

February 11th 2015
Jaiparakash’s Sale of Two Hydropower Plants to JSW Gets Clearance

Jaiprakash Power Venture Ltd. has won government approval to sell two of its hydroelectric power projects to JSW Energy Ltd for INR 9,700 crores (US$1.6 billion).

February 6th 2015
Andritz Hydro Wins Contract to Supply Equipment to Chilean Hydro Project

Hidroelectrica Nuble, a subsidiary of Chilean utility company Electrica Puntilla, has placed an order with Andritz Hydro to supply the electro- and hydromechanical equipment for a 136-megawatt hydroelectric project.

February 4th 2015
Abengoa Close to Finalising US$9.2 Billion Renewables Joint Venture With EIG

Renewable energy developer Abengoa is close to forming a joint venture with EIG Global Energy Partners to set up and operate a number of renewable energy projects.

February 4th 2015
Pamada Starts Work on Clean Energy Project Despite Policy Uncertainty

Australian renewable energy company Pamada has started construction of an integrated solar, wind and hydro project at in New South Wales despite uncertainty over the federal government’s clean energy policies.

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