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Construction of solar power station begins at Lukoil's refinery in Volgograd

Under a construction project a 10-megawatt solar power station will be erected on plots of land not involved in the production cycle.

28 June 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU3280

Trump: Mexico border wall could feature solar panels

Trump has said his planned wall on the Mexican border could feature solar panels.

23 June 2017 , 16:12Neftegaz.RU2200

Russia starts largest renewable energy auction in bid for jobs

Russia is pressing ahead with its biggest-ever auction for renewable energy.

29 May 2017 , 17:32Neftegaz.RU4470

Jobs in renewables grow to almost 10 million

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016.

25 May 2017 , 12:11Neftegaz.RU3050

China is now world’s biggest producer of solar energy

China’s installed photovoltaic capacity more than doubled, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity.

06 February 2017 , 13:00Neftegaz.RU5580

Russian Karelia and chinese Sinomec to build a windmill electric generating plant in the region

China’s Sinomec plans to co-finance an up to $139 mln offshore wind project in the Russian republic of Karelia with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).

29 November 2016 , 17:42Neftegaz.RU5630

President of Tajikistan started the construction of Rogun Dam. What will be the reaction of Uzbekistan?

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon officially started the construction of the Rogun Dam. The official ceremony was held in Rogun, 100 kilometres from the capital Dushanbe. Speaking at the ceremony Rakhmon called the start of construction «the achievement of the year.»

31 October 2016 , 00:04Neftegaz.RU8030

Norway's Statkraft undertakes UK offshore wind divestments

Statoil and Statkraft have signed a letter of intent for Statoil to take over as operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm from January 2017.

09 September 2016 , 16:18Ivan ShumkovNeftegaz.RU5700

Nitin Gadkari: India will soon stop importing petroleum products

With the Centre focusing more on developing alternative fuel economy, India will soon stop importing petroleum products, said the Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari

08 September 2016 , 14:27Neftegaz.RU5510

World’s most powerful wind turbine now operational

Vestas’ first V164-8.0 MW prototype wind turbine has successfully produced its first kWh of electricity, making it the worlds’ most powerful turbine in operation. 

03 February 2014 , 17:06Neftegaz.RU7710

Shell takes stake in Solar EOR pioneer GlassPoint

GlassPoint Solar, widely regarded as the leader in solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR), today announced it has closed a US$26 million Series B financing round.

13 December 2012 , 10:08Neftegaz.ru14320

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and a $535 million government loan to the Solyndra

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu spoke to the Washington Times' affiliated radio show, America's Morning News on Tuesday regarding questions surrounding the Energy Department's decision to approve a $535 million government loan to the now defunct California solar panel maker Solyndra.

04 October 2011 , 23:55The Washington timesNeftegaz.RU12290

Demand for wood pellets is expected to riseby by the EU

European countries gear up to meet renewable energy goals of 20 percent by 2020, demand for wood pellets is expected to rise.

09 July 2011 , 17:59Neftegaz.RU25930

Shell and Cosan: fuelling a lower-carbon future with biofuels

Shell and Cosan today launched a multi-billion dollar joint venture that will become a leading producer of the low-carbon biofuel, ethanol made from sugar cane. Named Raízen, this major retail and commercial fuels company will operate in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing markets.

02 June 2011 , 17:36Neftegaz.RU16620

INTER RAO UES APPOINTS INVESTMENT CONSULTANT FOR BALTIC NUCLEAR POWER PLANT PROJECT

In an international open tender, INTER RAO UES selected Societe Generale (SG CFA) as its investment consultant, which will be responsible for the development of a banking feasibility study and securing external investments for the Baltic Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project.

19 April 2011 , 14:39Neftegaz.RU18170

BP, located in the center of the scandal with the Russian company TNK-BP, wastes no time in Brazil

BP announced that it has agreed to acquire majority control of the Brazilian ethanol and sugar producer Companhia Nacional de Açúcar e Álcool (CNAA).

14 March 2011 , 16:38Neftegaz.RU14200

WindMade Introduces Wind Energy Made Consumer Label for Products

"We want to build a bridge between consumers and companies committed to clean energy, and give consumers the option to choose more sustainable products. We hope that this will create a strong element of consumer pull which will accelerate the pace of wind energy development globally, We strongly encourage forward-looking companies to join us in this effort." - Ditlev Engel, CEO and President for Vestas Wind Systems who pioneered the WindMade initiative.

15 February 2011 , 09:34Neftegaz.RU12660

Energy Firms Ink First Capacity Supply Deals

Several major energy companies signed the first capacity supply agreements Thursday in a ceremony that started laying the groundwork for future investment into the Russian energy industry.

22 October 2010 , 16:16The Moscow Times16070

More than $34 billion invested by China in renewable energy in 2009

China has invested US$34.6 billion in renewable energy industry in 2009, making the country the biggest investor in the industry in the world, said Li Junfeng, deputy director of the Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission.

26 July 2010 , 09:41Asia Pulse24420

Renewable energy agreements signed between Lukoil and Italian company ERG Renew

Lukoil and the Italian company ERG Renew signed a Memorandum of Understanding to set basic terms and conditions for cooperation in the market of renewable energy sources, with a key focus on the wind-energy sector.

14 July 2010 , 07:41Eurasia Review18750

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