Companies are lining up to offer battery-storage options to Hawaii customers that own solar panel systems -- a move regulators and clean-energy advocates are hailing as a way to help the state reach its 100 percent renewable energy goal.
Researchers at the University of Texas have found that rock salt, used by the United States and Germany as an underground buffer against radioactive waste, might not protect groundwater supplies if a waste storage vessel fails.
The Renewable Energy (RE) sector has attracted foreign investment of over $ 3 billion during the last one year, clearly indicating investment potential in this particular sector and the outcome of initiatives taken so far to exploit such resources for the betterment of the country.
Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the government plans to set up a $1 billion private equity fund for the renewable energy sector that would be initially seeded by state-run companies.
The project's cost is estimated at 270 million euros (roughly $286 million), financed through two loans from German KFW development bank, European Investment Bank, and a grant from EU Commission in Egypt, Egypt's (Ahram Online) reported Monday.
The head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today delivered an opening statement at the meeting of its Board of Governors by addressing issues of technical cooperation, nuclear applications, nuclear energy, safety and security, and nuclear verification.
The Chinese government will continue to advance international cooperation on climate change and earnestly implement its policy commitment of South-South cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Monday.