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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 15:18:00 UTC

New milestone in Australian tidal energy

A tidal energy turbine has been installed in the Tamar estuary in Launceston, Tasmania, as part of a project to investigate and optimise the device's performance. … read more
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:46:00 UTC

New study suggests biomass would not be a good alternative for replacing coal power in the UK

Wind and solar power are likely to be less expensive than burning trees in order to replace coal in the United Kingdom, according to a new study released by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).… read more
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:21:00 UTC

ABB launches flexible microgrid solution to boost use of renewables

ABB has announced a modular and scalable “plug and play” microgrid solution to address the globally growing demand for flexible technology in the developing market for distributed power generation. … read more
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:11:00 UTC

Carbon Trust to help accelerate North America’s offshore wind ambitions

The Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the leading US-based offshore wind supply chain organisation, have announced an agreement which will see them collaborate to support the development of the offshore wind sector in North America. … read more
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 15:43:00 UTC

Asia-Pacific wind turbine tower market will maintain global dominance, but fall significantly to $5.5 billion by 2020, says GlobalData

GlobalData has reported that although the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set to maintain its status as global leader of the wind turbine tower market through to 2020, its value will decrease from $9.62 billion in 2015 to $5.5 billion by the end of the forecast period, representing a negative compound annual growth rate of 10.5%.… read more
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:19:00 UTC

Global energy demand growth set to fall, according to World Energy Council

The World Energy Council has identified that per capita energy demand will peak before 2030.… read more
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:41:00 UTC

Mainstream Renewable Power and GE Energy Financial Services sign agreement for operation of wind power plants in Vietnam

Mainstream Renewable Power and GE Energy Financial Services have signed a term sheet to develop, build and operate large scale wind power plants in Vietnam. … read more
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:23:00 UTC

Vaisala supports 30 percent of solar auction submissions in Argentina

Argentina will hold its first renewable energy auction on October 12 and the auction is expected to be fast-moving and competitive. … read more
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:28:00 UTC

More than 140GW of new wind power capacity expected in Europe to 2025, says MAKE Consulting

European wind power markets are currently seeing unprecedented policy uncertainty as key countries prepare to implement new regulatory frameworks. However, MAKE expects more than 140GW of wind power capacity to be commissioned in Europe from 2016 to 2025 with Northern Europe accounting for 60% of installations over the 10-year outlook, despite the regulatory reform… read more
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 08:00:00 UTC

SEEV4-City pilot projects to trial vehicle-to-grid technology in European cities

The innovative SEEV4-City project will explore the use of electric vehicles (EVs) to support the energy infrastructure through vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging, and by using EV batteries as short term storage for renewable energy.… read more
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:00:00 UTC

Gamesa to install Asia's tallest wind turbines in Thailand

Gamesa has secured a contract for the installation of Asia's tallest wind turbines in Thailand. … read more
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:47:00 UTC

ViZn Energy Systems and Jabil Inala partner to power Africa

ViZn Energy Systems Inc. has announced that they will be partnering with Jabil Inala to offer turnkey storage solutions to the African power market. Africa has 13 percent of the world’s population, but accounts for only four percent of the world’s energy demand, leaving a gap of around 600 million people with no access to electricity according to the International Energy Agency’s Africa Energy Outlook. … read more
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:56:00 UTC

ABB wins $85 million in orders to strengthen power grid in Canada

ABB has won orders worth over $85 million from leading Canadian utility Hydro-Québec (HQ) to upgrade its 800-kilovolt air-insulated switchgear (AIS) substations and transmission grid.… read more
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:00:00 UTC

Global LEAP competition for world’s most innovative off-grid refrigerators launched

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) Ideas to Impact Programme (I2I) has joined the Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition, a global competition aimed at spurring innovation in the emerging off-grid refrigeration market and advancing access to modern energy services around the world. … read more
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:20:00 UTC

Alstom unveils Coradia iLint hydrogen fuel cell powered regional train in Germany

European train builder Alstom has just unveiled its first zero-emissions train. The Coradia iLint regional train replaces the diesel power plant with hydrogen fuel cells, while offering the same level of performance.… read more
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