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Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

The two wind power agreements relate to the construction of the wind farm located in Minnesota, which will have an installed capacity of 200 MW, requiring a total equity investment of approximately 305 million USD. Under the terms of the equity partnership agreement, EFS Prairie Rose, a GE Capital subsidiary, will invest approx. 156 million … Continue reading Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

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Electric Vehicles in the US

The scope of this report includes the entire range of electric vehicles including plug-in electric vehicles and pure electric vehicles. Electric Vehicle Market in the US 2011-2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0943173/Electric-Vehicle-Market-in-the-US-2011-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Clean_Vehicle TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Electric Vehicle market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 43.39 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors … Continue reading Electric Vehicles in the US

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Gamesa Wind Energy Sells 30 MW Wind Farm with 15 Wind Turbines

German utility RWE bought a 30-megawatt windfarm in Poland from Spain’s Gamesa , increasing its Polish wind energy portfolio to 152 MW. The Taciewo Wind Farm (30 MW) is powered by 15 Gamesa G90-2.0 MW wind turbines. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy and a reference in the market for wind farm development … Continue reading Gamesa Wind Energy Sells 30 MW Wind Farm with 15 Wind Turbines

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ABB Secures Wind Energy Contract 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 Secures Wind Energy Contract in Brazil

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Wind energy in Australia: Siemens receives 270 MW wind farm order

Siemens has received an order for a total of 90 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 270 megawatts (MW) for the Snowtown II Wind Farm in Australia. Siemens has received an order for a total of 90 wind turbines with a combined capacity of 270 megawatts (MW) for the Snowtown II Wind Farm in … Continue reading Wind energy in Australia: Siemens receives 270 MW wind farm order

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ABB wins $55m 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 $55m wind power order in Brazil

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Marine energy: U.S. scientists trying to produce green power from ocean wave energy

Although ocean wave technology still has a long way to go, U.S. scientists are now seeking ways to make ocean wave energy the nation’s newest source of green power, local media reported on Sunday. U.S. aerospace engineers are using Texas A&M University’s wave tank to test the idea of applying the physics of wind turbines … Continue reading Marine energy: U.S. scientists trying to produce green power from ocean wave energy

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Wind power in Pakistan: The whir of wind turbines to come

Without incentives from the government, wind energy in Pakistan has been costly and hence elusive. But all of this might change soon with wind power – about 30 wind farm projects are in progress and have the potential to add 1,800 megawatts (MW) to the national grid.   Around half of them are expected to … Continue reading Wind power in Pakistan: The whir of wind turbines to come

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Bahrain embarks on developing solar energy

The scheme will provide solar power and increased efficiency through the use of smart grid technology. The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) congratulated Petra Solar, Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) and the National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA) following the announcement of an agreement on a five megawatt distributed smart solar energy project. The scheme will … Continue reading Bahrain embarks on developing solar energy

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Colored Solar’s Photovoltaic Panels Are Now CEC Eligible Listed Products

Colored Solar’s line of Stylish Solar Panels(TM) are now listed by the California Energy Commission as high quality. This qualifies the panels for government rebates and incentives with all manufacturing steps done in the US, including cell tabbing, stringing, layup and lamination. These panels are designed to take advantage of the domestic PV supply chain … Continue reading Colored Solar’s Photovoltaic Panels Are Now CEC Eligible Listed Products

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Lithium carbonate price rises in China

Galaxy Resources completed a feasibility study for a proposed lithium–ion batteries plant, to produce 620000 battery packs per annum for the electric vehicles.   Highlights •     Prices rise on tight demand and supply fundamentals •     Spot prices in China of up to US$7,000/tonne for battery grade product •     Battery and technical grade prices in China have risen around … Continue reading Lithium carbonate price rises in China

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Concentrating Solar Power in Mexico

Abeinsa EPC (Abengoa) is building the solar thermal field of the Agua Prieta concentrated solar power plant. It includes 26 cylinder-parabolic trough collectors and will supply 14 MW to the power plant that the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) is building in Sonora, Mexico. Since this project inception, Abeinsa EPC has been coordinating its work with … Continue reading Concentrating Solar Power in Mexico

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Bahrain EDB congratulates Petra Solar, Bapco and Noga on solar energy project

The scheme will provide solar power and increased efficiency through the use of smart grid technology. The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) congratulated Petra Solar, Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) and the National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA) following the announcement of an agreement on a five megawatt distributed smart solar energy project. The scheme will … Continue reading Bahrain EDB congratulates Petra Solar, Bapco and Noga on solar energy project

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The Future of Solar Energy

Concentrating Solar Thermal Power- a first generation technology, but now with the ability to concentrate solar power using parabolic trough plates unrestricted by scarce material availability, with rare earths and silvered mirrors replaced by common commodities such as stainless steel, aluminium and glass. The Director of the Future Planet Research Centre- David Hunter Tow predicts … Continue reading The Future of Solar Energy

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Lack of encouragement hits wind energy in Andhra Pradesh, India

Though the state has the potential to generate 14,497 MW of wind power at 80 metre height, it is able to utilise the capacity to generate just 245 MW. This is due to lack of initiative from the state government and the decision of the Centre for Wind Energy Technology to withdraw concessions to industrialists … Continue reading Lack of encouragement hits wind energy in Andhra Pradesh, India

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