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Wind Farm: REpower hits 1 GW in the UK with latest supply wind turbines contracts

REpower Systems SE has signed projects with an overall capacity of more than 1 GW in the UK following today’s announcement of a further five onshore wind energy contracts. In 2012 alone, the company has signed close to 200 MW in the UK. With a market share of 12 per cent in 2011 REpower is … Continue reading Wind Farm: REpower hits 1 GW in the UK with latest supply wind turbines contracts

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Clean Wind Energy Tower Receives Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods Patent

Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCBB: CWET) announced the publishing of its patent titled Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods (U.S. Pat. No. 8,120,191) by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers specific aspects of deploying multiple turbines in a wind tunnel coupled to a novel hydraulic system capable of maintaining high … Continue reading Clean Wind Energy Tower Receives Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods Patent

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Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

Wind power will be the second biggest contributor to global renewable electricity generation by 2017, according to a ground-breaking report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Despite economic uncertainties in many countries, global power generation from renewable sources including wind turbines will increase by more than 40% to almost 6,400 terawatt hours (TWh) – roughly … Continue reading Wind energy will grow by 100 terawatt-hours per year – IEA

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Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

Dong Energy has selected Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800MW offshore wind energy planned to be built off the British coast. Under the signed framework agreement, Siemens will provide SWT-6.0-154 type 300 wind turbines each with a generating capacity of 6MW. Each 6MW turbine can produce electricity to light up 6,000 European households. DONG Energy … Continue reading Siemens to provide wind turbines for 1,800 MW wind power projects in UK

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Blue Summit Wind Farm, north of Vernon, with 80 wind turbines

As wind energy puts a new face on energy in West Texas, wind power generated electricity is charging the economies of several small towns and bringing new faces onto the scene – mostly construction workers, some with families. Along U.S. 287 and several routes, tall transmission-line towers are going into place. New substations near Kirkland, between … Continue reading Blue Summit Wind Farm, north of Vernon, with 80 wind turbines

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Australia can lead the world to zero-carbon prosperity

Australia can lead the world in making another critical technology cheaper than fossil fuels: Concentrating Solar Thermal (CST) with storage. Following its acclaimed Zero Carbon Australia stationary energy plan, Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) is releasing today a new report: Laggard to Leader: How Australia Can Lead the World to Zero Carbon Prosperity. The report shows … Continue reading Australia can lead the world to zero-carbon prosperity

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DLF gets shareholders’ nod to sell wind power unit

DLF said shareholders have approved the proposal to sell its wind energy unit. Shareholders have approved the proposal to sell DLF’s entire wind power unit through a postal ballot, the company said in a BSE filing. Of the 144.59 crore votes polled, 99.98 percent were in favour of the resolution, it said. On June 18, … Continue reading DLF gets shareholders’ nod to sell wind power unit

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Wind energy call for tenders

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) applauds today’s Québec government announcement of a fourth call for tenders for the commissioning of a new 700-MW wind energy block. In issuing this new call for tenders, Québec Premier Jean Charest reaffirms his government’s commitment to renewable energy by seeking to attain the 4,000-MW objective set in its … Continue reading Wind energy call for tenders

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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

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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

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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

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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

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