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Solar Power Choice – Solar Energy Photovoltaic price check

As of August 1, the average price per watt of an installed solar energy system prices sat at about $2.40/watt (after STC rebate) across Australia’s major capital cities (excluding Darwin and Tasmania), based on numbers from the Solar Choice database. Average system prices generally varied between cities by less than $1000 for each system size, … Continue reading Solar Power Choice – Solar Energy Photovoltaic price check

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Wind energy: PTC advances in U.S. Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support

Extension of critical tax relief to save 37,000 jobs in wind power and continue growing U.S. manufacturing advanced in the Senate Finance Committee today with strong bipartisan support. By an overwhelming bipartisan margin of 19-5, the Committee passed an extenders package that included an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). On … Continue reading Wind energy: PTC advances in U.S. Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support

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Solar power system on Cape Verdean island of Santo Antão

The solar power production and distribution system in Monte Trigo, on the Cape Verdean island of Santo Antão, which was built using funding from the European Union, is due to be inaugurated on 13 August, according to Cape Verdean news agency Inforpress. The inauguration of the solar plant, which has been operating on an experimental … Continue reading Solar power system on Cape Verdean island of Santo Antão

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Abu Dhabi launches region’s first rapid electric car charger

Abu Dhabi has installed the first rapid charging station in the Middle East, reducing the time taken to recharge electric cars by over 90 percent, it was announced this week. The CHAdeMO-certified Rapid Charger, the first of its kind in the region, has been installed at Masdar City, the low-carbon development backed by the Abu … Continue reading Abu Dhabi launches region’s first rapid electric car charger

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Wind Energy and Photovoltaic Solar Energy, a New Way Out for New Energy Utilization

As wind/PV hybrid system in China’s large wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system above 1 MW), on-grid solar PV and solar thermal power generation is still at an early stage, its mainstream application is confined to small and medium-sized wind power generators (with the installed capacity of a single system … Continue reading Wind Energy and Photovoltaic Solar Energy, a New Way Out for New Energy Utilization

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Wind power bonanza can improve our air quality

The Lone Star State leads the nation in wind-generated power. With an installed capacity totaling more than 10,000 megawatts, Texas boasts a wind generation fleet dwarfing that of most countries. This wind power bonanza can improve our air quality, but it also potentially impacts utility bills and the reliability of the state’s power grid. To … Continue reading Wind power bonanza can improve our air quality

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Wind power being wasted in China

16 percent of the electricity generated by wind turbines in northern China went unused in 2011, causing a loss of 6.6 billion yuan ($1.03 billion), the State Electricity Regulatory Commission (SERC) said Thursday. Unused wind energy generated electricity amounted to 12.3 billion kilowatt-hours in northern China’s wind farms in 2011, SERC said in a report. … Continue reading Wind power being wasted in China

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Nova Scotia minister optimistic about job growth at wind farm parts plant

Wind turbines generate power on Dalhousie Mountain. Nova Scotia’s economic development minister says he remains hopeful that a wind farm parts manufacturer that the provincial government has a stake in will generate more jobs even though it’s fallen short of anticipated employment targets. The government announced in 2010 it would spend $60 million as part … Continue reading Nova Scotia minister optimistic about job growth at wind farm parts plant

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Solar power and wind farm plants will need an effective way of storing energy

As California moves toward more renewable energy, solar energy and wind turbines will need an effective way of storing large amounts of energy for use during clouding and calm days. A team of researchers has developed a cheap, rechargeable and eco-friendly battery that could be used to store energy at solar power plants for a … Continue reading Solar power and wind farm plants will need an effective way of storing energy

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ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil

ABB (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eolicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on hydropower for its electricity supply. This project is part … Continue reading ABB Wins $55 Million Wind Power Order in Brazil

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Wind energy policy advances in U.S. Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support

Extension of critical tax relief to save 37,000 jobs in wind power and continue growing U.S. manufacturing advanced in the Senate Finance Committee today with strong bipartisan support. By an overwhelming bipartisan margin of 19-5, the committee passed an extenders package that included an extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). On critical … Continue reading Wind energy policy advances in U.S. Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support

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CarCharging(TM) to Provide Charging Services for Electric Cars

Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) (‘CarCharging’), a nationwide provider of EV charging services, is excited to announce that through an exclusive partnership with the City of Coconut Creek, charging services for electric vehicles (EV) will soon be offered at City Hall, located at 4800 W. Copans Road, Coconut Creek, Florida, 33063. ‘Coconut … Continue reading CarCharging(TM) to Provide Charging Services for Electric Cars

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SGS Conducts End of Warranty Inspection of Borusan Wind Power in Turkey

In January 2012, SGS was appointed a contract to conduct end of warranty inspection services for twenty Vestas V90-3MW wind turbines by Borusan EnBW Energy. During the project, which consisted of three two-week subprojects to be completed between March and May of 2012, SGS examined the wind turbines at the Turkish Borusan Wind Energy Power … Continue reading SGS Conducts End of Warranty Inspection of Borusan Wind Power in Turkey

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Wisconsin Energy to buy wind farm with 20 wind turbines

Wisconsin’s largest electric utility will spend $27-million-to buy an existing wind farm in the southwest part of the state. Wisconsin Energy, the parent of We Energies, has agreed to buy the Montfort Energy Center near Montfort in Grant County. Next-Era Energy Resources of Florida currently owns the facility. It opened 11 years ago, and it … Continue reading Wisconsin Energy to buy wind farm with 20 wind turbines

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Germany installs record 4,300 MW photovoltaic solar energy in first half

Germany installed a record of around 4,300 megawatts of solar power capacity in the first half of 2012, raising the total in the world’s largest photovoltaic market to more than 28,000 MW, the federal network agency (Bundesnetzagentur) reported on Thursday. Nearly half of that amount, or about 1,800 MW, came in June in a building … Continue reading Germany installs record 4,300 MW photovoltaic solar energy in first half

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Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Utility-Scale, Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

Lauren-Jyoti received the contract to construct a 50-megawatt concentrated solar power plant for Godawari Green Energy in Rajasthan, India. Jyoti Power Structures, an Indian counterpart, has awarded a $1.9 million order to Rockwell Automation for a 50 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in India. The solar energy plant will be one of the first … Continue reading Lauren-Jyoti Awards $1.9M Process Order to Rockwell Automation for New Utility-Scale, Solar Thermal Power Plant in India

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Mitt Romney looks set to declare war on America’s wind energy industry

Mitt Romney confirms he would end US wind power subsidies. Mitt Romney and Barack Obama draw up battle lines over US wind farm tax credits.   Mitt Romney looks set to declare war on America’s wind energy industry, further emphasising the dividing line between the presumptive Republican presidential candidate and President Barack Obama on energy issues. … Continue reading Mitt Romney looks set to declare war on America’s wind energy industry

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ABB wins $ 55 million wind power order in Brazil as renewable energy demand grows

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $ 55 million to supply three new substations and transmission infrastructure for the Brazilian utility Eólicas do Sul. The order was booked in the second quarter. Brazil has traditionally relied heavily on hydropower for its electricity supply. This project is part … Continue reading ABB wins $ 55 million wind power order in Brazil as renewable energy demand grows

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