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Eurus expands wind energy in Kansas with EDF Renewable Energy

Eurus Energy America Corporation (“Eurus”) and EDF Renewable Energy (“EDF RE”) are pleased to announce the acquisition by Eurus of a 40 percent cash equity ownership interest in the Spearville 3 Wind Project, a 100.8 MW wind farm developed and built by EDF Renewable Energy. “The investment in Spearville 3 benefits from a partnership among … Continue reading Eurus expands wind energy in Kansas with EDF Renewable Energy

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10 YFEL members launch innovative off-grid solar power project in UAE

Inspired by the call from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a group of 10 members the Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) program has proposed an innovative off-grid solar power project that seeks to bring electricity to healthcare facilities in remote areas of the UAE and sub-Saharan Africa. The project was launched at the YFEL stand on … Continue reading 10 YFEL members launch innovative off-grid solar power project in UAE

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The Crown Estate looks to invest in first wave and tidal energy arrays

The Crown Estate today (16 January 2013) announced it is considering investing in the UK’s first wave and tidal energy array projects, in support of its strategy to encourage growth of the emerging industry. This follows a report last year which found there is potential for tens of gigawatts of wave and tidal projects around … Continue reading The Crown Estate looks to invest in first wave and tidal energy arrays

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Japan to build world’s largest offshore wind farm

It’s goodbye nuclear, hello renewables as Japan prepares to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm this July.   By 2020, the plan is to build a total of 143 wind turbines on platforms 16 kilometres off the coast of Fukushima, home to the stricken Daiichi nuclear reactor that hit the headlines in March 2011 … Continue reading Japan to build world’s largest offshore wind farm

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American Wind Energy Association’s Finance Policy Manager to Speak at Infocast’s Annual Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit in San Diego

Infocast is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Holshouser, Finance Policy Manager for the American Wind Energy (AWEA), the national trade association representing wind power project developers, equipment suppliers, and many others in the wind industry, to the roster of outstanding speakers at Infocast’s 12th annual Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit, set to … Continue reading American Wind Energy Association’s Finance Policy Manager to Speak at Infocast’s Annual Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit in San Diego

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Vestas to supply towers for third parties for North American wind power projects

The company has signed an agreement to supply towers for a number of non-Vestas wind power projects over the next two years.  Vestas is implementing its plan to create a more flexible and scalable business to adapt the company to the uncertain market situation in the wind industry. Part of this plan is to more … Continue reading Vestas to supply towers for third parties for North American wind power projects

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Industrial Applications Drive the Lithium-ion Batteries Market

Industrial applications represent substantial, untapped growth potential for lithium-ion batteries.The increasing need for cordless tools, data communication equipment and energy storage applications for renewable power will promote greater demand for lithium-ion batteries. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.powersupplies.frost.com), European Lithium-ion Battery Market for Industrial Applications, finds that the market earned revenues of $748.2 million … Continue reading Industrial Applications Drive the Lithium-ion Batteries Market

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Hundreds of exhibitors in the spotlight at EWEA 2013

Over 400 exhibiting companies will have their moment in the spotlight at EWEA 2013, when thousands of wind industry professionals, television crews and reporters make their way through the halls of the Messe Wien in Austria. The final few stand locations are being snapped up, and our team of stand builders and designers are ensuring … Continue reading Hundreds of exhibitors in the spotlight at EWEA 2013

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Ontario will close down all coal-fired electricity plants

Ontario, Canada’s most populous province with a population equivalent to Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales combined, has decided to abandon coal-fired electricity a year ahead of schedule. “The early closure is a result of Ontario’s strong conservation efforts, a smarter electricity grid and a diverse supply of cleaner energy,” Dalton McGuinty, Ontario’s Premier said. … Continue reading Ontario will close down all coal-fired electricity plants

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SunShot Incubator Inspires Solar Energy Visionaries

In the latest round of SunShot Incubator, the Energy Department is investing $12 million to accelerate solar energy innovation. Today, the Energy Department is anouncing the availability of more than $12 million to accelerate innovations within the solar industry as part of the latest round of SunShot Incubator. This new funding opportunity challenges solar’s best … Continue reading SunShot Incubator Inspires Solar Energy Visionaries

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Brookings’s Ebinger off target with wind energy criticism

Charles K. Ebinger’s January 7 Brookings opinion piece about the production tax credit does get one thing right. It is true that over a project’s lifetime, wind power ultimately drives investment and consumer savings that more than pays for the tax relief it receives. That’s the result of a smart and worthwhile federal policy doing … Continue reading Brookings’s Ebinger off target with wind energy criticism

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New innovations displayed at WFES

Entrepreneurs are gathering at the sixth edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) to showcase the latest solutions and innovations in the global renewable energy sector. These solutions are designed to address the major challenges of the renewable energy industry, such as the improvement of energy efficiency. In total, about 58 products will be … Continue reading New innovations displayed at WFES

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Wind energy: Jacks Lane decision is ‘a victory for common sense’ says Res

RES has welcomed the decision to dismiss a legal challenge by protesters against a six turbine wind farm at Jack’s Lane near Fakenham in North West Norfolk as a “victory for common sense”. The High Court upheld the decision to allow the wind farm to go ahead, which was made by a Planning Inspector following … Continue reading Wind energy: Jacks Lane decision is ‘a victory for common sense’ says Res

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NNSA Awards Contract for Largest Federal Wind Farm to Siemens

The Pantex wind farm, a first in the NNSA enterprise, will consist of five 2.3 megawatt turbines located on 1,500 acres of government-owned property east of the Pantex Plant. The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has awarded a contract to Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., (Siemens) to construct and operate the federal government’s largest wind farm. … Continue reading NNSA Awards Contract for Largest Federal Wind Farm to Siemens

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Electrovaya receives Purchase Order for Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® batteries from DongFeng Motors

Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) today announced that it has received an initial contract to produce prototypes to deliver complete electric vehicle battery systems for DongFeng Motors’ two electric vehicle platforms. DongFeng Motors (DFM) plans to commercially launch these two electric vehicles by late 2013. The Electrovaya 18kWh Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® battery consists of its proprietary high … Continue reading Electrovaya receives Purchase Order for Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® batteries from DongFeng Motors

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Solar power becomes cheaper than diesel generation

The cost of solar energy has dropped below the cost of diesel generation worldwide for communities living away from the electricity grid, International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said on Tuesday. Renewable energy has entered into a new virtuous cycle of falling costs, increasing deployment, and accelerated technological progress, according to an Irena report launched during … Continue reading Solar power becomes cheaper than diesel generation

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Outgoing EWEA CEO gives hard-hitting interview for EWEA 2013 preview

With only weeks to go before EWEA 2013 in Vienna, media coverage is ramping up. Over 100 journalists will attend the event. Television crews will be roving the Messe Wien. In anticipation of Europe’s premier wind energy industrial event, a comprehensive preview of EWEA 2013 has been carried out by Recharge magazine. The preview features … Continue reading Outgoing EWEA CEO gives hard-hitting interview for EWEA 2013 preview

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Canadian consortium signs PPA for 50 MW solar photovoltaic plant in Ecuador

A Canadian consortium of renewable energy developers including Solexica Energy Corporation (“Solexica”), JCM Capital (“JCM”) and Radical Energy Inc. (“Radical”) has signed a 20-year concession agreement with CONELEC for the purchase of electricity generated by the combined 62.5MWp PV (50 MWac) power plants located in the Republic of Ecuador. The plants are being developed as … Continue reading Canadian consortium signs PPA for 50 MW solar photovoltaic plant in Ecuador

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