2 November 2015 2015 01:31 AM GMT

Mitsubishi Corp. Units in JV to Develop 15-MW Geothermal Project

Two Mitsubishi Corp. units, Mitsubishi Materials Corp. and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., will set up a 15-megawatt geothermal power plant in northern Japan’s Iwate prefecture.

The plant will be operated as a joint venture between the two companies. Media reports say the plant is expected to start operating in 2022. Mitsubishi Corp. last May announced that is partnering Kyushu Electric Power Co. to conduct surveys on geothermal power in Minamiaso Village, Kumamoto Prefecture in southwestern Japan.

December 8th 2017
Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s First Rooftop Solar Carport In Delhi

Tata Power Solar set another landmark by commissioning an unprecedented rooftop solar project in India – a solar carport on the rooftop of the sprawling 70,000 sq.m Unity One mall, in Rohini, Delhi. The unique rooftop carport is estimated to set off 438 tonnes of carbon emissions annually. The company won the bid in an open tender process fielded by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation for multi-level car parking. The project enables the mall to earn on the unused and excess solar electricity produced. It also cuts down the need to install a second meter or an expensive battery storage system as it is directly connected to the local power grid.

December 6th 2017
Renewables Provide 17.8% Of Total US Electricity. Solar Now 2.0% And Wind 6.0%

According to the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Electric Power Monthly” report, U.S. electrical generation from renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar – inc. distributed solar, wind) rose by 14.69% during the first three-quarters of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. Simultaneously, electrical generation by fossil fuels and nuclear power combined declined by 5.41%. Nuclear power and coal both dropped by 1.5%, natural gas (including “other” gas) was down by 10.7%, and oil (i.e., petroleum liquids and petroleum coke) plunged by 17.1%.


 

   

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