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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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T-Solar Consolidates its International Expansion With New Photovoltaic Projects in the United States and Puerto Rico

Two new projects will contribute 100 GWh a year to the electricity grid upon coming online in 2H 2013 The T-Solar Group manages 283 MW under operation and construction in Spain, Italy, India, Peru, the USA and Puerto Rico The company  has a further 400 MW under development The T-Solar Group, one of the major … Continue reading T-Solar Consolidates its International Expansion With New Photovoltaic Projects in the United States and Puerto Rico

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24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico

AES Solar and Met Life Announce the Financing and Start of Construction of its Ilumina Project – a 24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico –The First Utility Scale Solar Project on the Island. AES Solar, a joint venture between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) and Riverstone Holdings LLC, announced today that one … Continue reading 24 MW Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant in Puerto Rico

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First Solar Partners with Kiran Energy and Mahindra Solar One on 50 MW of PV Projects in Rajasthan

The two adjacent solar power projects, which together will be one of India’s largest PV installations upon completion, are part of the second batch of utility-scale solar projects concluded under India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (NSM). The NSM aims to install 20,000 MW of new solar electricity generating capacity by 2022. First Solar, Inc. … Continue reading First Solar Partners with Kiran Energy and Mahindra Solar One on 50 MW of PV Projects in Rajasthan

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BASF to showcase sustainable solutions at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference

Portfolio comprises epoxy systems, coatings, concrete, special grouting material, foams and lubricants BASF will showcase its portfolio of innovative solutions for the fabrication, installation and maintenance of wind turbines at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA’s) 28th annual conference and exhibition, Oct. 15-17, 2012, at theDirect Energy Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Visitors to BASFbooth 1141 … Continue reading BASF to showcase sustainable solutions at the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s annual conference

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E.ON and Danish pension fund PensionDanmark agree on wind energy deal

The German energy group E.ON has sold 50 per cent of three US wind farms– two in Texas and one in Pennsylvania – to the Danish pension fund PensionDanmark. This is the first transaction of its kind between the two companies. “This transaction is an important step to implementing our strategy to generate more value … Continue reading E.ON and Danish pension fund PensionDanmark agree on wind energy deal

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Wind energy in Peru: Vestas receives wind power order for delivery of 114 MW

Vestas has received an order from ContourGlobal for a total capacity of 114 MW for the Cupisnique and Talara wind farm plants in Peru consisting of 45 wind turbines of the V100 platform and 17 units of the V100-1.8 MW, respectively. The contract is a turnkey contract, which means that Vestas will provide the entire … Continue reading Wind energy in Peru: Vestas receives wind power order for delivery of 114 MW

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Iran inaugurates 17 solar power plants

Iran has inaugurated 17 solar power plants simultaneously in different cities. Back in May Iran approved the allocation of €500 million from national development fund for renewable energy projects. Currently fossil fuels provide 78% of the world’s energy, this is while, 1 9% is supplied through renewable energy and 2.8% through nuclear energy. In 2010, … Continue reading Iran inaugurates 17 solar power plants

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Deepwater Wind working to build first U.S. offshore wind farm

Reuters is reporting that Deepwater Wind is working to build the first U.S. wind farm off Rhode Island. Deepwater Wind is racing to build the first U.S. offshore wind farm off Rhode Island and hopes to parlay that into a string of East Coast farms. The privately held U.S. wind power developer plans to begin … Continue reading Deepwater Wind working to build first U.S. offshore wind farm

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Micro combined heat and solar power plant installed at ArrowPharm (Malta)

A three-year, EU-funded research project, dubbed DIGESPO, an acronym for ‘Distributed CHP Generation from Small Size Concentrated Solar Power’, has just completed the installation of a pilot micro Combined Heat and Power (m-CHP) plant, based on innovative Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Stirling engine technology, in Malta. The solar power plant is designed and built … Continue reading Micro combined heat and solar power plant installed at ArrowPharm (Malta)

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World’s Largest Linear Fresnel Solar Power Station Commences Operation

Puerto Errado 2 (PE2), the 30MW solar thermal power station built by Novatec Solar using its proprietary solar field technology, has been completed and is in operation. PE2’s solar boiler includes a mirror surface of 302,000m2 making it the world’s largest operational solar thermal power station based on linear Fresnel collector technology. PE2’s 30MW electrical … Continue reading World’s Largest Linear Fresnel Solar Power Station Commences Operation

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China’s geothermal energy equal to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent

The figure is based on a new evaluation of geothermal energy resources buried 3,000 to 10,000 meters below 287 cities, 12 sedimentary basins and 2,562 hot springs. China’s geothermal energy resources amount to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent, an amount 260,000 times greater than China’s annual energy consumption, according to newly issued statistics from … Continue reading China’s geothermal energy equal to 860 trillion tonnes of coal equivalent

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Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

An answer to the world’s need for more renewable energy is to develop larger wind turbines that produce significantly more energy. To achieve exactly this, Denmark inaugurates a test centre that can make the next generation of mega wind turbines a reality. The first wind turbine to be tested measures 197 meters, but the facility … Continue reading Test center for mega wind turbines opens in Denmark

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Wind energy would generate thousands of jobs in South Carolina

A report by Clemson University’s Restoration Institute and Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs details the extent of South Carolina’s wind-energy industry in 2012 and illustrates how the state’s financial landscape could look after development of an offshore wind farm. A wind farm off South Carolina’s coast could generate thousands of jobs and … Continue reading Wind energy would generate thousands of jobs in South Carolina

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