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San Diego to Develop 500 MW Hydropower Energy Storage Project

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

Black & Veatch has been selected to serve as owners' representative for an energy storage facility at the San Vicente Reservoir near Lakeside in San Diego County, California. The project owners, the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego, are assessing the potential to develop …

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Zambia Investor Stakes 700m for Northern Hydro Plant

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

Government has disclosed that about US$700 million will be invested in setting up a hydro power plant this year in Northern Province by the private sector. Finance Minister Felix Mutati said the energy project, to be called the Kalungwishi hydro power plant, would connect the province to Tanzania once …

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Montenegro will not issue new energy license in 2018

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

The Ministry of Economy of Montenegro did not foresee issuing energy permits in 2018. The reason is that Montenegro is already close to reaching the national target of 33 percent of the produced energy from renewable energy sources (RES). The Government of Montenegro recently adopted the …

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UNDP BiH seeks consultant to explore potential of renewable energy sources

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

The UNDP BiH seeks a consultant for development of Study on renewable energy sources with a focus on biomass, geothermal energy and Solar Power.

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San Francisco Startup Secures 55M to Expand Solar in Africa

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

Off Grid Electric, a San Francisco-based company that develops rooftop solar and battery systems in Africa, has raised $55 million as it expands into Ghana. The Series D round was led by Helios Investment Partners and included GE Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of General Electric Co., …

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Apple AAPL HomePod Likely to Hit the Shelves in February

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

Apple Inc.AAPL is reportedly bringing HomePod, a smart speaker integrated with Siri and aimed at the home automation market, in February. It has been a while since the product was unveiled at the Worldwide Developers' Conference in June 2017. Taiwan-based Inventec, one of the two component …

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Reaffirmed Control4 Corp NASDAQ CTRL Buy Rating Reiterated by Analysts at Cowen & Co

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

It offers Control4 solution that functions as the operating system of the home, integrating audio, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications, and other devices in the home automation market. It has a 61.93 P/E ratio. The company's Control4 product line comprises the Control4 home operating …

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Dwight Capital Expands Role in Green Space by Funding Energy Efficient Multifamily Housing

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

To qualify as an energy efficient multifamily housing project and obtain a reduced Mortgage Insurance Premium (MIP), the property must meet industry standards for green building and achieve an ENERGY STAR (or other similar) certification. Justin Swartz of Oxford Enterprises stated “For a recent HUD …

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US solar installers brace for Trump's tariff decision

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

DALLAS – Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn't bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Mr. Trump's call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. The solar …

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BP is said to weigh bid for Italian solar company

Monday, January 22nd, 2018 | Filed under Energy

RELATED: Shell plans to acquire shares in Nashville solar company. BP returned to the solar power market with a $200 million investment in British company Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd. last month, six years after it closed a unit that made panels. Oil companies are expanding their interests in …

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