Scottish Water, a public utility headquartered in Scotland, announced today the completed installation of one thousand solar panels at a major water treatment works serving Edinburgh and parts of West Lothian. This is the latest in a series of highly successful projects delivered by Scottish Water Horizons, a subsidiary of the public utility, which supports the development of a sustainable economy in Scotland.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate $848 million (Rs. 5,681 crore) in funding to develop solar parks across India. The agreement was signed by Jonathan Addleton, Mission Director, USAID/India and M. Teresa Kho, Country Director, India Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank.
Strathcona Energy Group (SEG), a Canadian-based holding company specializing in vertically integrated renewable energy solutions, announced today that it has rented the roof space on the barns from the Dresden Agricultural Society as a tenant to install a 250 kilowatt solar array, which has helped to preserve the 140-year-old Dresden Raceway.
“Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016“, the 10th edition of UNEP’s annual report, launched today by the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), says the annual global investment in new renewables capacity, at $266 billion, was more than double the estimated $130 billion invested in coal and gas power stations in 2015.