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Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

Dow Chemical has kicked off the prodution of its polyolefin encapsulant films at Map Ta Phut since August 1, to cash in on growing demand for solar power. “We’re thrilled to have this capacity come on stream,” said Jerry Pritchett, Global Business Director for the Performance Plastics’ Photovoltaic business. “Market demand for these innovative encapsulant … Continue reading Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

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Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

  “It is great once you have it but a nightmare getting there,” was the response from Paul van Son, CEO of the Desertec Industrial Initiative, to this opening question during his presentation of the “Desertec” project at the German Marshall Fund’s latest roundtable discussion on the potential for the development of renewable energy in … Continue reading Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

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Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) on its own is probably the most promising of large-scale renewable energy technologies in South Africa, says Kadri Nassiep, CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). Mr Nassiep is a headline speaker at the upcoming Solar Energy Africa as part of the Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

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Developing Wind Power, Solar Energy, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

“We appreciate the extensive efforts of Secretaries Chu and Salazar and the Departments of Energy and Interior on the Solar PEIS and we look forward to developing our next generation of utility-scale concentrated solar power projects to provide utilities with clean, sustainable and reliable solar energy.” Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—the “Four … Continue reading Developing Wind Power, Solar Energy, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

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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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