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Brazil’s wind energy sector powers ahead

Wind power development in Brazil, South America’s largest and most populated nation, has been much in the news recently with a report that more than 88% of the country’s electricity came from renewables last year. The preliminary report from Brazil’s Energy Research Company has revealed that wind power increased more than any other renewable power … Continue reading Brazil’s wind energy sector powers ahead

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Colorado PUC Dismisses Appeal to Revise XCEL Energy’s Renewable Energy Plan

Today the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) dismissed an appeal submitted by the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) regarding Xcel Energy’s renewable energy compliance plan. The appeal included two requested changes to Xcel’s 2012-2013 Compliance Plan that would have improved the business climate for Colorado solar businesses, … Continue reading Colorado PUC Dismisses Appeal to Revise XCEL Energy’s Renewable Energy Plan

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Global Solar Energy Brings Powerful Building Integrated Solar to Japan’s Growing Renewable Energy Market

Flexible Solar Leader Helps Businesses Leverage New Feed-in Tariffs with Photovoltaic Systems Designed for Japanese Roofs; Partners with OG Corporation, CBC and Eco Holdings. Global Solar Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of flexible solar technology, announced today an expansion into Japan’s growing solar market, establishing local partnerships and offering a new design of its PowerFLEX … Continue reading Global Solar Energy Brings Powerful Building Integrated Solar to Japan’s Growing Renewable Energy Market

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Wind energy in Pakistan: Sindh allots 908 acres for 500MW wind farm

The Sindh government on Wednesday formally allotted a huge area of 908 acres to a firm, M/s NBT to establish wind power project in Thatta district, which would produce 500MWs electricity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, in a small ceremony held here on Wednesday, allotted the land formally to M/s NBT Power Pakistan … Continue reading Wind energy in Pakistan: Sindh allots 908 acres for 500MW wind farm

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EKI Energy Services Launches 1000 MW Wind Power Project

EKI Energy Services Limited Launches 1000 MW Wind Power Project Under First of a Kind POA Umbrella in the World With UNFCCC Under Clean Development Mechanism EKI Energy Services Limited launches strategic 1000 MW Wind Power Project across Indian states as first CDM Project Activity (CPA) under POA umbrella titled “International Programme of Activities to reduce Global Warming … Continue reading EKI Energy Services Launches 1000 MW Wind Power Project

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AREVA Installs a Concentrating Solar Power Test Center in Beaumont-Hague

AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has chosen the Beaumont-Hague site as the location for a test center for its Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) technology, thereby renewing its commitment to developing French industrial know-how. This unique project will be developed in the Research Hall of Beaumont-Hague (Hall de Recherche de Beaumont-Hague – HRB), where more than 80 researchers from … Continue reading AREVA Installs a Concentrating Solar Power Test Center in Beaumont-Hague

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Extending range of electric vehicles

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside believe they can extend the range of electric vehicles by at least 10 percent by taking into account real-time traffic information, road type and grade and passenger and cargo weight. The researchers, who work at the Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), which is part of the … Continue reading Extending range of electric vehicles

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EU offshore wind power capacity up 50% compared to first half 2011

132 new offshore wind turbines, totalling 523.2 megawatts (MW) were fully grid connected in Europe in the first six months of 2012. This is a 50% increase compared to the same period in 2011 when 348.1 MW were installed. “50 per cent more offshore wind power capacity was installed in Europe in the first half … Continue reading EU offshore wind power capacity up 50% compared to first half 2011

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SEAT Delivers Three Electric Cars to Barcelona

SEAT recently delivered three new electric vehicles to Barcelona where the vehicles will be tested by Barcelona City Hall in its municipal car fleet for an initial six-month trial period, during which SEAT will gather information and assess performance prior to mass production of electric vehicles. With the hybrid and electric vehicles, SEAT is developing … Continue reading SEAT Delivers Three Electric Cars to Barcelona

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Spanish tax the “final blow for wind energy”

 Plans to levy a charge of up to 11% of revenue on Spanish wind energy producers have been condemned by the industry there and are described as being “the final blow for wind energy” by President of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) Rocio Sicre. Media reports have said that the production of nuclear, hydroelectric … Continue reading Spanish tax the “final blow for wind energy”

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