Tag: Spain


The burning of solid urban waste, sludge from water treatment plants, and livestock slurry could generate more than 7 percent of Spain’s electricity needs, according to a new report. Researchers at the University of Zaragoza say incineration of these materials Read more…


The Guardian announced in November that “BP had dropped all plans to build wind farms and other renewable schemes in Britain and is instead concentrating the bulk of its $8bn renewables spending program on the US, where government incentives for Read more…


While recent news about renewable energy layoffs raise questions about wind and solar in the near future, there remains a healthy commitment in the US to creating strong incentives to move renewable technologies forward. With most states and the federal Read more…


On the surface, the last several months have been good for installers and solar developers as panel prices have come crashing down.  Not only has the United States seen a substantial reduction in installed costs of PV installations but Europe Read more…


In the last few weeks both Shell and BP have pulled out of developing off-shore wind developments in the UK due to better incentives and support from the US government in the form of tax breaks and incentives. The same Read more…


A few weeks ago I ran a blog regarding the allegations of fraud in the Spanish Solar Sector (news that was published several weeks later at GreenTechMedia.com). The story has since taken a few predictable turns (indignation, a period of Read more…


A couple weeks ago I asked Mike Lichtenfeld, a deal associate with MMA Renewable Ventures what the impact was on the Project Finance business was after the first bailout package wasn’t approved. Here is a synopsis of his written response: Read more…

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