China & it’s World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm gets switched on

Floating on a lake over a collapsed coal mine, the power station in Anhui province can produce 40 megawatts of energy. Last week, workers switched on a solar energy plant capable of producing 40 megawatts of power, which floats on a manmade lake in China’s Anhui province near the city of Huainan, reports Sarah Zheng at […]

Enabling the Future of Electrically Powered Systems

The world’s consumption of electrical energy is rapidly expanding, driven by growing mobile media, cloud computing infrastructure, the expansion of industrial power demand, and an emerging electric vehicle market. Worldwide consumption of electricity has grown by more than 47% from 2000 to 2012 (Figure 1), and is expected to expand even faster in the future. […]

LATEST NEWS ON WORLDWIDE RENEWABLE ENERGY

The renewables climate What is putting some countries ahead of others in the renewable-energy game? As Australia’s RET sits stalled at the curb, we ask Peter Cowling, GE’s general manager of renewable sales in the Asia Pacific region for his informed take. Who on this fast-warming, slow-cooking planet is getting it right? GEreports: What makes some […]

Under the Dome: Watch the viral video documentary about pollution that is scaring the Chinese government

Pollution in China video documentary.Energy can have its drawbacks if misused. Under the Dome – Investigating China’s Smog with English subtitles. China bans pollution documentary This is the viral video that has got the Chinese government so worried that they’ve banned it. The 104-minute documentary entitled Under the Dome, was posted online last week and rapidly […]

China’s nuclear giant grabs majority stake in Wales wind farms

State-owned China General Nuclear Power (CGN) is acquiring an 80% stake in three UK wind farms from French utility Electricite de France (EDF), in a deal worth about $157 million. The deal marks CGN’s first big acquisition of onshore wind generating capacity in the west and, according to the Chinese group, it will be the […]

CHINESE COMPANY TAKES PART IN SERBIAN POWER SUPPLY

Serbia’s electricity supply is safe. But environmentalists may not be too happy about the how. As a major face-off between coal supporters and environmentalists unfolds in nearby Poland, Serbia’s power utility EPS has signed a $715 million deal with a China Machinery Engineering to build a coal fired power plant – the country’s first new […]