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Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

A Fulton County school was the site of this year’s “Illinois Wind for Schools” project kickoff. Astoria Junior High School is one of six schools around the state to participate this year. A workshop there Tuesday included presentation of the school with model wind turbines, a weather station, lab activities, a comprehensive wind energy curriculum … Continue reading Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

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Reliance Power raises $302m to fund 100 MW concentrated solar power project

Reliance Power has achieved financial closure for the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project at Dhursar in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district. The 100-MW plant is being built adjacent to India’s largest thin film PV Project, the 40-MW photovoltaic project, commissioned by the company in March. Rajasthan Sun Technique, a wholly owned Reliance Power subsidiary, is developing … Continue reading Reliance Power raises $302m to fund 100 MW concentrated solar power project

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JLM Energy Introduces the Gyezr Solar Thermal Collector

Gyezr solar thermal collectors utilize commercial grade technology to deliver solar-powered hot water generation. JLM Energy Inc., an energy technology company, introduces Gyezr, a family of solar thermal collectors built for commercial applications. “Solar thermal technology is a tremendous energy saving opportunity for industries that use a lot of hot water. Solar thermal is four … Continue reading JLM Energy Introduces the Gyezr Solar Thermal Collector

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Back green growth or we’ll cut investments, companies warn

This week international firms and energy companies including Mitsubishi Power Systems and Siemens have threatened to slash planned investments in the UK unless George Osborne, the UK Chancellor, shows real commitment to developing a low carbon economy and delivering green growth. The Times reported that if these firms carry out their threats, hundreds of UK … Continue reading Back green growth or we’ll cut investments, companies warn

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IEA Releases Report on Iraq’s Energy Resources and Potential

The special report entitled “Iraq Energy Outlook” is part of the IEA’s World Energy Outlook series. Iraq is currently the world’s third largest oil exporter – behind Saudi Arabia and Russia – and the Baghdad government has signed contracts with international and national oil companies which have the potential to boost output well over 12 … Continue reading IEA Releases Report on Iraq’s Energy Resources and Potential

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Wind energy in Uzbekistan: Uzbekenergo to build biggest wind farm in Central Asia

Uzbek state company Uzbekenergo plans to finish the construction of the first experimental wind  energy installation in the Central Asia with capacity of 750 kilowatt worth $3 million till the end of the year, RIA Novosti reported. The company has already started the installation of the first part of equipment. The installation will allow to … Continue reading Wind energy in Uzbekistan: Uzbekenergo to build biggest wind farm in Central Asia

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E.ON Celebrates First Wind Farm in Indiana

E.ON Climate & Renewables (EC&R) North America celebrated the Wildcat I Wind Farm today with an onsite ceremony. The wind farm, located in Tipton and Madison counties, is EC&R’s first wind energy project in Indiana. One hundred twelve Vestas 1.8 megawatt wind turbines provide more than 200 megawatts (MW) of power—enough to generate clean power … Continue reading E.ON Celebrates First Wind Farm in Indiana

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Wind energy investment slides 26% in third quarter

Global investment in clean energy totaled 56.6 billion in the third quarter – down 5% from the second quarter and 20% lower than in the third quarter of 2011, finds the latest quarterly report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Morocco and Brazil are strong features, as third quarter investment slips 5% to $56.6bn London … Continue reading Wind energy investment slides 26% in third quarter

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US Approves 3000 Megawatts of Wind Power Projects in Wyoming

The U.S. has approved the development of two wind energy projects in Wyoming that may generate as much as 3,000 megawatts, enough electricity for almost 1 million homes. The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the site for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project, a 3 GW wind farm proposed for … Continue reading US Approves 3000 Megawatts of Wind Power Projects in Wyoming

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China’s domestic photovoltaic (PV) market

China announced its latest Photovoltaic Development Five-Year-Plan which targets 20 GW of PV systems and one GW of concentrated solar thermal power to be completed by 2015. China’s domestic photovoltaic (PV) market made a slow start to the year, with just 720 megawatts (MW) installed in the first half, according to the latest research from … Continue reading China’s domestic photovoltaic (PV) market

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Research seeks affordable energy storage for electric vehicles

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Stuttgart-based M+W Group have signed an agreement for a research cooperation to significantly reduce energy and material costs in the battery production of electric vehicles. The high costs for batteries are regarded as a major roadblock for a broad introduction of electric vehicles. One of the reasons for … Continue reading Research seeks affordable energy storage for electric vehicles

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International geothermal energy gathers in Reno

More than 2,000 business and policy leaders from over 20 countries came together in Reno last week for the GEA Geothermal Energy Expo 2012, the world’s largest gathering of the geothermal business community. The GEA Expo, hosted by the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), featured 166 exhibitors showcasing the latest in geothermal technological advancements. This year … Continue reading International geothermal energy gathers in Reno

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Wind energy: Extend PTC, wind farms ‘have created economic boom’

The Olympia (Wash.) Olympian newspaper yesterday became the latest of dozens across the country to endorse an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), pointing to the enormous economic benefits wind power has brought: “Wind farms have created an economic boom for Eastern Washington, along the Columbia River and parts of northern … Continue reading Wind energy: Extend PTC, wind farms ‘have created economic boom’

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Wind power puts more dollars in rural county residents’ pockets

A first-of-its kind government economic-impact study showed that wind power installations in 130 U.S. counties accounted for an aggregate increase in county-level personal income of $11,000 and employment of 0.5 jobs per megawatt. The study, conducted by a team of researchers from the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Lawrence Berkeley … Continue reading Wind power puts more dollars in rural county residents’ pockets

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Endurance Wind Power forms strategic partnership with Norwin

Endurance Wind Power (EWP), manufacturer of advanced distributed wind turbines 5 to 50kW in size, is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic partnership with Norwin A/S – a Danish medium wind turbine company with over 25 years of experience in the wind industry. “Our expertise and background lies in the design of … Continue reading Endurance Wind Power forms strategic partnership with Norwin

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Siemens begins field test of 154 metre rotor blade in Denmark

Siemens Energy has begun field-testing the new 154-meter rotor for its 6 MW offshore wind turbine in Osterild, Denmark. According to the company the blades, measuring at 75 metres in length, are the world’s longest. In addition, they have a record rotor diameter of 154 metres and can produce 25 million kWh of clean electricity … Continue reading Siemens begins field test of 154 metre rotor blade in Denmark

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Vision 2030 Endorses Lake Turkana Wind Power Project

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (LTWP) aims to provide 300MW of reliable, low cost wind power to the Kenya national grid, equivalent to approximately 20% of the current installed electricity generating capacity. The Project is of significant strategic benefit to Kenya, and at Ksh75 billion (€582 million) will be the largest single private investment … Continue reading Vision 2030 Endorses Lake Turkana Wind Power Project

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The 4th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum REF-2012 Kyiv will take place in Kyiv on October 16-17

The key topics of REF-2012 Kyiv will include the improvement of the legal framework for the development of renewable energy in Ukraine, a place of sustainable energy in the updated Energy Strategy, “green tariff” and “local component” in the projects of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the industry. A major business event on renewable … Continue reading The 4th International Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Forum REF-2012 Kyiv will take place in Kyiv on October 16-17

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Suntech, EDP Renovaveis enter 39 MW PV solar power supply agreement

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world’s largest producer of solar panels, and EDP Renovaveis have signed a contract for Suntech to supply 39 megawatts (MW) of polycrystalline solar panels. The Suntech solar panels will power four new photovoltaic projects under construction in Romania that will be connected between late 2012 and early … Continue reading Suntech, EDP Renovaveis enter 39 MW PV solar power supply agreement

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