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Gamesa’s G97-2.0 MW wind turbines awarded first type certificate under DNV GL’s wind power guideline GL2010

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has achieved a new product strategy milestone by having its G97-2.0 MW turbine, equipped with an infused glass fibre blade, obtain the first class A type certificate issued by independent certification body DNV GL under its GL2010 guideline. The GL2010 guideline is based on highest quality and […]

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Renewable Energy in Africa to surge by 2040, IEA says

Renewable energy will make up almost half of sub-Saharan Africa’s power generation growth by 2040, according to a report by the International Energy Agency. The report, which is the IEA’s first major analysis of sub-Saharan Africa, looked at the region’s potential to supply energy to the approximately 620 million people who still lack access to […]

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Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) – 30th Annual Conference and Exhibition – October 27 – 29, 2014

Who: The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Hannover Fairs USA proudly welcomes Canadian and international wind and renewable energy experts to gather at CanWEA’s 30th Annual Conference and Exhibition on October 27-29, 2014 at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Québec. What: CanWEA’s 2014 Conference & Exhibition is Canada’s largest wind energy […]

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Renewable energy can supply 100% of world’s power by 2050

A global low-carbon energy economy is not only feasible – it could actually double electricity supply by 2050, while also reducing air and water pollution, according to new research.   “Our analysis indicates that the large-scale implementation of wind, [solar] PV, and CSP [Concentrated Solar Power] has the potential to reduce pollution-related environmental impacts of […]

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Polysilicon Capacity Growth to Accelerate, Enabling 85 GW of Solar Photovoltaic Production in 2016

A total of 130 thousand metric tons (kilometric tons or KMT) of polysilicon manufacturing capacity, equivalent to roughly 25 gigawatts of crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar PV panels, is estimated to come on-line in 2015 and 2016, according to GTM Research’s newest report, Polysilicon 2015-2018: Supply, Demand, Cost and Pricing. By 2016, cumulative global polysilicon supply […]

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Solar Power and Storage Closing Energy Gap

EGP’s analysis of off-grid electrification in Moroccan villages presented at the Res4Med workshop in Rabat focuses on distributed generation and green energy to increase access to energy and protect the environment.   That renewable energy must be in rural villages has for many years been at the heart of international programmes such as the United […]

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ZTE Signs an Agreement with Enel to Focus on Sustainability

ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code 0763.HK/A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has signed an agreement with Enel, Italy’s largest power company and Europe’s second listed utility by installed capacity, for the development and deployment of innovative power generation technologies with a focus […]

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Eletrosul to Borrow $34 Million for Brazil Wind Energy and Solar Power

Eletrosul Centrais Eletricas SA, a Brazilian state-run power company, arranged 81.4 million reais ($34 million) in loans to expand its renewable energy generation and transmission operations.   The company will borrow 11.3 million reais from the country’s research-financing agency Finep to develop wind energy and solar power projects. It’s borrowing an additional 70.1 million reais […]

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Energy sector is key to powering prosperity in sub-Saharan Africa

Increasing access to modern forms of energy is crucial to unlocking faster economic and social development in sub?Saharan Africa, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Africa Energy Outlook, a Special Report in the 2014 World Energy Outlook series. More than 620 million people in the region (two-thirds of the population) live without electricity, and nearly 730 […]

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Efficiency enhancements to define solar photovoltaic technology roadmap for the next five years

Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules using solar-grade wafers, as offered by 16 of the top 20 solar module suppliers to the industry, will account for 89% of solar capacity forecast to be installed this year, according to the new NPD Solarbuzz PV Technology Roadmap report. Thin-film panel manufacturers, led by First Solar and Solar Frontier, will […]

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