commercial resources


Microsoft, GE sign agreement on new wind project in Ireland

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced a new wind energy agreement in Ireland. With the agreement, Microsoft will become one of the first multinational technology companies to support a new wind project in Ireland. Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100 percent of […]


India unveils $2.5 billion plan to electrify all households by end 2018

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched a 2.5-billion-dollar project to electrify the country’s households by the end of 2018, providing free connections to the poor and at very low cost to others. More than 40 million households -about a quarter of all in the country- are yet to be electrified […]


REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the global energy transformation

The report REthinking Energy from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), examines the dramatic changes under way in the energy sector in many countries as the quest for a sustainable future continues. This third edition emphasises that accelerated deployment will fuel economic growth, create new employment opportunities, enhance human welfare […]


Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation construct largest battery in Europe

Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are going to construct the largest battery system in Europe with their joint venture EnspireME. This battery system, located in Germany, will enable the companies to supply sustainable reserve capacity to the European electricity grid. Both parties will also start a pilot project involving the […]