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Boralex announces its second-quarter results

Since the beginning of fiscal 2012, the cash position of Boralex enables the Corporation to invest massively in the wind power and hydroelectric segments in Canada and France. Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) announces its results for the second quarter of 2012, historically amongst its weakest due to seasonal factors. The results for … Continue reading Boralex announces its second-quarter results

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New wind farm for Galawhistle with 22 wind turbines

Energy Minister Fergus Ewing gave the go-ahead for the scheme, which lies 7km east of Muirkirk, East Ayrshire, and 4km west of Douglas, South Lanarkshire. Planning consent has been granted for a wind farm which will generate 55 megawatts electricity or enough to power 31,311 homes. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has approved the Galawhistle wind … Continue reading New wind farm for Galawhistle with 22 wind turbines

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Western Wind Energy dissident board

Western Wind Energy is a vertically integrated renewable energy production company that owns and operates wind power and solar energy generation facilities Western Wind Energy Corp. – (Toronto Venture Exchange – “WND”) (OTCQX – “WNDEF”) wishes to announce that it has received numerous proposals from world-class M&A advisory firms.  The largest of these firms anticipate … Continue reading Western Wind Energy dissident board

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Construction of 370-MW Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power park halfway completed

Solar Thermal. US utility NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), BrightSource Energy Inc and construction group Bechtel said Monday they were halfway through the completion of construction of their 370-MW Ivanpah concentrating solar power (CSP). The companies said also that over 2,100 construction workers were currently engaged in the USD-2.2-billion (EUR1.8m) project, which is expected to … Continue reading Construction of 370-MW Ivanpah Concentrated Solar Power park halfway completed

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GCC Region to Focus on Solar Power to Diversify Its Energy Mix

Concentrated solar thermal power and photovoltaic solar energy. A recently published research report “GCC Renewable Energy Sector Analysis” by KuicK Research has suggested that solar energy will dominate the upcoming renewable energy development in the GCC region. The GCC region is largest producer of oil and gas in the world but because of increasing pressure … Continue reading GCC Region to Focus on Solar Power to Diversify Its Energy Mix

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Mitsubishi halts electric vehicles to Peugeot

Mitsubishi Motors has “temporarily” halted shipments of its i-MiEV electric car to PSA Peugeot Citroen. The firm said it would stop deliveries of the electric vehicles, branded iOn Peugeot and Citroën C-Zero in Europe, that began after the two firms signed a supply deal two years ago. “This is a temporary stoppage for adjusting stocks … Continue reading Mitsubishi halts electric vehicles to Peugeot

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Boston-Power to Supply Battery Systems to Beijing Electric Car Company

China has one of the world’s most aggressive plans to promote electric vehicles. Boston-Power, Inc., the rapidly growing provider of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells, modules and systems, today announced a multi-year agreement to provide battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV), the electric vehicle delivery arm of Beijing Automotive Industry Company (BAIC). Reflecting a … Continue reading Boston-Power to Supply Battery Systems to Beijing Electric Car Company

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Lithium-ion batteries power Mars mission

A company in the process of relocating to Rhode Island is powering NASA’s latest Mars rover. Yardney Technical Products of Stonington, Connecticut created the lithium ion battery being used by the rover Curiosity, which touched down on the Martian surface Monday. The company is moving to a new headquarters in East Greenwich. Yardney made batteries … Continue reading Lithium-ion batteries power Mars mission

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UTC sells Clipper Windpower

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced Tuesday that it has completed the divestiture of its Clipper Windpower unit to Platinum Equity. UTC announced in March that it was moving Clipper into discontinued operations in anticipation of a transaction. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified … Continue reading UTC sells Clipper Windpower

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Congress to extend wind energy tax credit, says Senate’s Reid

By an overwhelming, bi-partisan margin of 19-5, the Senate Finance Committee today (August 7) passed the “Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act,” legislation that would extend both the renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) for utility-scale wind power and the investment tax credit (ITC) for community and offshore wind power, the American Wind Energy … Continue reading Congress to extend wind energy tax credit, says Senate’s Reid

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Global Wind Energy Composites Industry 2012-2017

The consumption of composite materials in Global Wind Energy Industry is forecast to reach $3.9 billion by 2017 study says. The world’s growing appetite for wind energy has transformed wind turbine blades into one of the hottest composite applications around. The huge demand for wind power generating equipments – particularly in the U.S and China … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Composites Industry 2012-2017

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New Solution for Increased Durability of Photovoltaic Modules

Solar Gard®, one of the global leaders in the development and manufacturing of flexible films and backsheet materials, has introduced PV FC10f to its line of high-quality solutions for photovoltaic modules. The new photovoltaic backsheet is a cost-effective PV solution that provides increased protection and durability for top quality module manufacturers. Solar Gard PV FC10f … Continue reading New Solution for Increased Durability of Photovoltaic Modules

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Solar Dawn concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Australia

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has released a draft of its funding strategy to 2015, which states that it will consider funding unsuccessful projects under the nation’s Solar Flagships program and the 250 MW Solar Dawn concentrating solar power (CSP) project. ARENA also proposed a new program for the support of CSP projects, continued … Continue reading Solar Dawn concentrating solar power (CSP) project in Australia

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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and Oman to Focus on Concentrated Solar Power to Diversify Its Energy Mix

The future of concentrating solar power in the GCC region, according to the report, is as bright as sunshine. A recently published research report “GCC Renewable Energy Sector Analysis” by KuicK Research has suggested that solar energy will dominate the upcoming renewable energy development in the GCC region. The GCC region is largest producer of … Continue reading Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and Oman to Focus on Concentrated Solar Power to Diversify Its Energy Mix

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Gamesa sells its third Polish wind farm to RWE Innogy

Wind turbines of the Gamesa G90-2.0MW type were installed at Taciewo wind power plant. WE Innogy took over the Taciewo onshore wind farm in Poland from Gamesa. Situated in the northeast of the country and developed by Gamesa, its 15 wind power systems add up to a total installed capacity of 30 megawatts. The commissioning … Continue reading Gamesa sells its third Polish wind farm to RWE Innogy

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Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

Large-scale concentrated solar power projects like Ivanpah create thousands of construction jobs and provide clean, renewable power to help meet state renewable energy goals. NRG Energy, Google, BrightSource Energy and construction partner Bechtel announced that the Ivanpah SolarElectric Generating System (Ivanpah SEGS) has reached the halfway mark of construction on the world’s largest solar thermal … Continue reading Ivanpah concentrating solar power project is on-track to be complete in 2013

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Obama: seven utility-scale wind energy and solar power projects to be expedited

Two concentrating solar power (CSP) projects complete line up. Decisions will be finalized in December for Solar Reserve’s 100MW Quartzsite concentrated solar thermal project. Quartzsite Solar Energy is a 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant under development in Arizona by Solar Reserve. Through a presidential initiative called We Can’t Wait, President Obama has expedited … Continue reading Obama: seven utility-scale wind energy and solar power projects to be expedited

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Improve lithium ion batteries of electric vehicles

Lithium Is The Critical Ingredient For Long-life Batteries Used In Smartphones, Computing Tablets And Electric Cars   Nova Mining Corp. (OTCBB: NVMN) is pleased to announce that the Company has received a third-party estimate of the commercially recoverable lithium deposits located on the Bayankhongor mining property in excess of $12 Billion USD at current market … Continue reading Improve lithium ion batteries of electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles group wants Senate to pass SB 2856

The Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) is urging the Senate to approve Senate bill 2856, authored by Senator Ralph Recto, which provides incentives to importers and manufacturers of electric vehicles. Now pending at the Senate, SB 2856 is the counterpart measure of House bill 5460 earlier approved by the House of Representatives. “We hope the … Continue reading Electric vehicles group wants Senate to pass SB 2856

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Lithium ion batteries for electric cars

CD-adapco announces the release of a computer-aided engineering tool, called STAR-CCM + Battery Simulation Module, designed to simulate spirally wound lithium-ion battery cells. The technology is aimed at helping the automotive and battery industries more quickly design and develop advanced electric drive vehicle power sources. The project, which began in August 2011, is co-sponsored by … Continue reading Lithium ion batteries for electric cars

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