Geothermal Energy

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:19:00 UTC

Iran and Middle East could adopt fully renewable electricity systems

A new study has suggested that Iran could transition to a fully renewable electricity system and financially benefit from it by 2030. Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) show that major oil-producing countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region could turn their abundant renewable energy resources into lucrative business opportunities in less than two decades.… read more
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:37:00 UTC

Intertek Energy & Water in pioneering tidal energy research with leading academics

Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has published a study on the influence of storm surge on tidal range energy, as part of pioneering tidal energy research in collaboration with leading academic institutions.… read more
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:58:00 UTC

New projects aim to make geothermal energy more economically attractive

The California Energy Commission has awarded $2.7 million to Berkeley Lab for two geothermal projects.… read more
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:30:00 UTC

ABB delivers first urban battery storage solution in Denmark

ABB has announced the successful commissioning of Denmark’s first urban energy storage system.… read more
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:50:00 UTC

ENGIE and Schneider Electric collaborate to digitize the energy sector

Schneider Electric and ENGIE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore and deploy new digital solutions for operational efficiency of renewable assets (wind and solar PV), leveraging supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), historian and related application software powered by Schneider Electric’s Wonderware brand.… read more
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:32:00 UTC

All-Energy to host marine renewable energy Dragon’s Den- style investment challenge

An initiative master-minded by Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources, the winner of the All-Energy 2017 Marine Renewable Energy Investment Challenge – a ‘Dragon’s Den-style’ event – will benefit from up to £10,000-worth of invaluable advice from lawyers, stockbrokers, investment bankers, accountants, communications experts and marketeers.… read more
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:22:00 UTC

Cardiff University researchers to develop tool to project Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050

Scientists from Cardiff University are developing a tool to forecast Wales’s greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years.… read more
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:40:00 UTC

Physicist who helped power villages in India named editor of new Cell Press energy journal

Philip Earis, a former editor at the Royal Society of Chemistry and the founder of a non-profit that develops and installs solar energy technology in off-grid communities in Western India, has been named the inaugural editor of Joule, a new Elsevier journal spanning energy research across scales and disciplines. … read more
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:29:00 UTC

Call of EU battery manufacturers to develop a 'Battery Strategy for Europe'

EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers, has published a call for the development of a '2030 Battery Strategy for Europe'.… read more
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:02:00 UTC

UK government to study role of hydrogen and fuel cells in holistic energy system

The UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association has secured a dedicated inquiry into the role of hydrogen and fuel cells in a holistic energy system, by the Science and Technology Committee of the UK Parliament.… read more
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:30:00 UTC

IEA releases new report on renewable energy landscape in New Zealand

According to the International Energy Agency's latest study of New Zealand's energy policies, the past decade has seen New Zealand's growing energy needs outpacing improvements in energy efficiency, mainly because of the country's expanding economy and growing population. … read more
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:39:00 UTC

Sunamp and Glasgow University win £2m collaborative project with China to tackle sustainable energy challenge

Sunamp has led a successful funding bid jointly with Glasgow University and partners in China to boost the performance of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power plants that use clean, although intermittent, renewable heat sources for distributed heat and power supply in China. … read more
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:51:00 UTC

Siemens to build EnBW Hohe See as first offshore wind project with extended scope

Siemens Wind Power will, for the first time, provide complete offshore wind power plant solutions including foundations for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project.… read more
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 UTC

New renewable energy projects point to biggest year for industry in Australia in 50 years

More than 20 large renewable energy projects are either already under construction or will start this year, delivering an unprecedented program of works which will create almost 3000 direct jobs and generate more than $5 billion of investment, according to new analysis from the Clean Energy Council.… read more
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:00:00 UTC

GMB looks to power cuts in Australia for guidance on UK switch from fossil fuels to renewables

GMB, the union for workers in the energy sector in the UK, is calling for urgent inquiries into Australian power cuts arising from switch from fossil fuels to renewable sources and apply lessons learned to UK energy policy … read more
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