India Dealbook: US’ Sazerac buys stake in John Distilleries; Hero Group eyes LNJ Bhilwara’s assets

While US-based liquor major Sazerac Company has picked up a significant strategic stake in Indian spirits maker John Distilleries, Hero Group is eyeing a majority stake in the wind energy portfolio of the LNJ Bhilwara Group. US-based Sazerac buys stake in India’s John Distilleries US-based liquor major Sazerac Company has picked up a significant strategic stake in Indian spirits … Read more

Energy efficiency as a resource: The power of getting more from less

The following is a viewpoint by Ryan Katofsky, vice president, industry analysis, at national business group Advanced Energy Economy. This is the third in a 7-part series from AEE that addresses how the power sector can successfully transition to a 21st Century Electricity System.  Energy efficiency (EE), broadly defined, means using less energy to provide … Read more

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SunPower To Supply 505 Megawatts In First and Second Round Of French Tenders For Solar Projects

Clean Power Published on October 18th, 2017 by Joshua S Hill 0 October 18th, 2017 by Joshua S Hill  One of the world’s leading solar manufacturers, SunPower, has revealed this week that it will provide 505 megawatts worth of products in the first and second round of French energy regulator CRE’s tenders for solar projects, … Read more

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Solar-Powered Soup Kitchen Ready to Harness the Sun

The Nashua Soup Kitchen Shelter (NSKS), which provides food and shelter to thousands of people in need, is set to become the first solar-powered nonprofit in Nashua, New Hampshire and one of the first solar-powered soup kitchens in the northeast US. The NSKS Board recently contracted with ReVision Energy for the installation and operation of … Read more

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Canadian Solar raises US$60 million for Israel projects

Israel flag. Credit: Pixabay Canadian Solar has partnered with Israeli insurance and finance group Menora Mivachim in an effort to raise US$60 million to finance solar projects in Israel. The partnership will fund solar projects that were awarded by Israeli Electricity Authority under solar power tender and for other solar projects to be developed within … Read more

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Sierra Club: DOE cost recovery rule could cost consumers billions in higher bills

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Energy’s cost recovery proposal could cost consumer billions down the road, according to a new Sierra Club analysis, who noted operations and maintenance costs for merchant nuclear and coal in the four wholesale markets that could be affected by the rule added up to $14 billion in 2016. Earlier … Read more

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The Truth About the Cobalt Crisis: It’s Not a Crisis, Yet

Volkswagen’s failure to secure long-term cobalt supplies has highlighted concerns over one of the most precarious elements in the lithium-ion battery supply chain. There is sufficient cobalt worldwide to meet foreseeable demand for the mineral, according to Caspar Rawles, an analyst at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. The real question “is whether we can access it quickly … Read more

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