All posts by reve

Solar Electric Supply Inc. Launches New Kyocera Solar Panels

Solar energy is a valuable resource to generate electricity. It is easily and abundantly available from nature. As it is a natural resource therefore the chances of polluting the air is negligible while converting it into electricity. By installing solar panels on the roof top of the house or building, one can certainly convert solar … Continue reading Solar Electric Supply Inc. Launches New Kyocera Solar Panels

Continue reading

Saudi Arabia to unveil first tender for solar power in early 2013

SolarReserve LLC, a US maker of concentrated solar power, plans multiple bids for Saudi Arabia’s first renewable-energy tender as the country plans to generate a third of its electricity from solar energy. SolarReserve has formed a joint venture in Saudi Arabia and is working on preliminary proposals for the tender, Chief Executive Officer Kevin Smith … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to unveil first tender for solar power in early 2013

Continue reading

Wind energy in Chile on the rise with new 90 MW wind farm

SoWitec Energías Renovables de Chile has completed construction of the 90MW Valle de Los Vientos wind farm in Loa province of northern region II, Chilean renewable energy center (CER) said in a press release. The US$200mn project received a 25-year concession from the energy ministry for the land. It is the first active wind power … Continue reading Wind energy in Chile on the rise with new 90 MW wind farm

Continue reading

AfDB Supports Gabon Renewable Energy Sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, through its private sector window, approved on 18 July 2012 in Tunis, a senior loan of Euros57.5 million to the Coder Hydropower Project for the design, construction and operation of two run-of-river hydro projects in Ngounie Province and North Gabon. The project consists of … Continue reading AfDB Supports Gabon Renewable Energy Sector

Continue reading

A123 Systems to Supply Energy Storage System to Ray Power for Frequency Regulation in China

System Designed to Showcase Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage as a Fast, Accurate and Clean Resource for Facilitating the Increased Integration of Renewable Energy Generation onto China’s Power Grid. A123 Systems (Nasdaq:AONE), a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, today announced that it will supply a 2MW grid energy … Continue reading A123 Systems to Supply Energy Storage System to Ray Power for Frequency Regulation in China

Continue reading

Lithium ion batteries cost for electric vehicles to decline to $200/kWh in 2020

The price of automotive lithium ion batteries is expected to fall dramatically by the end of the decade and even further by 2025, according to a new McKinsey study. In a “should cost” model that researchers developed, the consulting firm said the price for a “complete automotive lithium ion battery pack” could drop from $500 … Continue reading Lithium ion batteries cost for electric vehicles to decline to $200/kWh in 2020

Continue reading

Concentrating Solar Power Photovoltaic Company Amonix Shutters Factory

Amonix closes down factory, a sign of tough times in solar energy and particularly for more complex concentrating photovoltaic technology. Amonix, which makes utility-scale concentrating photovoltaic systems, plans to close down its 214,000-square-foot facility in North Las Vegas by August, the company said in a statement issued today. The restructuring was due to “intense competition, the … Continue reading Concentrating Solar Power Photovoltaic Company Amonix Shutters Factory

Continue reading

Innergex and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi annouce a partnership agreement for the development of a wind farm

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) (“Innergex” or the “Corporation”) and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi (the Mi’gmaq of Quebec) announce that they have concluded a partnership agreement for the development, financing, construction, and operation of a large wind farm on the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec, in Canada. The two partners believe that this project corresponds perfectly … Continue reading Innergex and the Mi’gmawei Mawiomi annouce a partnership agreement for the development of a wind farm

Continue reading

Wind turbines: S.D. blade manufacturer sees success imperiled by delay in extending PTC

A new wind turbine rotor blade factory in Aberdeen, S.D., has helped keep that city’s economy strong, but its success to date is threatened by impending expiration of the federal wind energy production tax credit (PTC), according to Richard Morrison, CEO and president of Molded Fiber Glass Cos. (MFG). At a meeting of the Aberdeen … Continue reading Wind turbines: S.D. blade manufacturer sees success imperiled by delay in extending PTC

Continue reading

Wind power to cut diesel fuel costs

Wind energy now provides residents of an isolated Alaska village with renewable energy to run a water treatment facility, reducing the village’s dependence on imported diesel fuel while maintaining crucial infrastructure. Southwest Windpower, in conjunction with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) and Anchorage-based Susitna Energy Systems, installed three of the distributed wind turbine maker’s … Continue reading Wind power to cut diesel fuel costs

Continue reading

US dollar grant received for the Caney River wind power

99 million US dollar grant received for the Caney River wind farm follows tax equity partnership for the same plant Grant awarded to Enel Green Power’s North American subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc., under Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, President Obama’s stimulus programme. Rome, July 20th , … Continue reading US dollar grant received for the Caney River wind power

Continue reading

SEIA Comments on Closure of Amonix Manufacturing Sola Power Plant

Following news reports about the closure of the Amonix solar manufacturing plant in Nevada, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association ® (SEIA®), released the following statement. “The closure of any plant and loss of jobs is always unfortunate. Amonix plans to restructure its operations to build a successful long-term future. … Continue reading SEIA Comments on Closure of Amonix Manufacturing Sola Power Plant

Continue reading

Chile: tender for the construction of a 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant

The Chilean government will provide $85 million in total subsidies for renewables –The first $20 million will go to the winner of a tender process to be launched in September –Chile unlikely to reach target of increasing renewables to 20% of the country’s matrix by 2020 Despite initially ruling out subsidies to renewable energy projects, … Continue reading Chile: tender for the construction of a 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant

Continue reading

Wind power in Mongolia: Loan for Wind Farm

The 50-megawatt Salkhit wind farm will be built southeast of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar and it’s expected to start working later this year, according to an e-mailed statement today from Norton Rose LLP that advised on the financing. It’s expected to supply 5 percent of the country’s electricity. The wind power project is being developed … Continue reading Wind power in Mongolia: Loan for Wind Farm

Continue reading

Wind energy in Alaska: wind farm take shape on Anchorage island

Anchorage’s new wind farm is set to go online by the end of September. When completed, the project, which is being developed by the Cook Inlet Region Incorporated, will provide enough electricity to power 4,000 homes along the rail belt. The transmission line that runs across the inlet is almost done. And this week crews … Continue reading Wind energy in Alaska: wind farm take shape on Anchorage island

Continue reading

Siemens to supply 300 offshore wind turbines to DONG Energy

Siemens and DONG Energy continue their successful cooperation in offshore wind. On July 19, 2012, the companies signed a framework agreement for the supply of a total of 300 wind turbines with a capacity of 1,800 megawatts (MW). The agreement is based on the new SWT-6.0-154 direct drive wind turbine that will be installed in … Continue reading Siemens to supply 300 offshore wind turbines to DONG Energy

Continue reading

Wind turbines’ meaning for Oregon ranchers: Hope

    Tuesday’s edition of the Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard carried a nice Associated Press article about how wind power is helping ranchers in eastern Oregon survive, by giving them a source of regular, dependable income which helps to cushion the “bust” years in the notoriously boom-and-bust business of agriculture. The AP article describes a proposed … Continue reading Wind turbines’ meaning for Oregon ranchers: Hope

Continue reading

PTC uncertainty threatens wind farm’s benefits to Illinois economy

    Illinois’s 23 largest wind farms have generated 19,047 construction and maintenance jobs and will add $5.8 billion to local economies over the lifetime of the projects, according to a study released Tuesday by the Center for Renewable Energy at Illinois State University, but the study’s author said further jobs and economic development are … Continue reading PTC uncertainty threatens wind farm’s benefits to Illinois economy

Continue reading