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RES Awarded Storage Project for National Wind Technology Center

February 22, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Broomfield, Colo. – Renewable Energy Systems (RES), is pleased to announce that our RESolve® energy storage system has been selected for the 1MW/1MWh energy storage test project at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) National…

ADFD and IRENA Announce Funding by ADFD of USD 44.5 Million in Four Developing Countries

January 16, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — Four renewable energy projects in developing countries in the Pacific and Africa have been identified by Abu Dhabi…

A Scientist from Kazakhstan Invents a Wind Turbine 1.5 Times More Powerful than Comparable Turbines

January 3, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Marat Issekeyev, a scientist from Kazakhstan, has invented a cheap wind turbine that can generate almost 1.5 times more electricity than comparable turbines.…

OilonGroup Oy is Yet Again Delivering Burner Technology that Replaces Fossil Fuels to Special Waste Facilities in China

December 12, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Oilon Group Oy is strengthening its position as a supplier of burner solutions to special waste incineration plants. This time, Oilon won the new contract for the international waste treatment company Suez. Established in 1880, the Suez Environment Group is…

ITIF Welcomes Announcement of Breakthrough Energy Ventures, But Urges Government to Boost Investment in Clean-Energy Innovation, Too

December 12, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading U.S. science and tech policy think tank, today released the following statement from Senior Fellow David Hart:   Today’s announcement of the Breakthrough Energy Ventures…

Here Comes the Sun: The Falling Price of Solar Power

December 5, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

As concerns about the effects of climate change have increased and the global economy has slowly began to shift away from fossil fuels, investments in solar power have ramped up and led to significant price drops. In fact, IBISWorld estimates that the average…

Nanoparticle Boost for Solar-powered Water Heating

November 22, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

A highly-efficient, nanoparticle-based method for heating water and generating water vapor from sunlight is demonstrated by WPI-MANA scientists. Solar energy could provide a renewable, sustainable source of power for our daily needs. However, even the most…

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

November 14, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 14 November, 2016 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round…

Steam Generators to See Boom in Asia-Pacific Region as Governments Come Round to Nuclear Power, says GlobalData

November 9, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

The global steam generators market for nuclear power is set to rise from a cumulative $7.3 billion between 2010 and 2015 to $13.9 billion between 2016 and 2025, with Asia-Pacific (APAC) expected to emerge as the dominant region, accounting for 47.2% of global…

Dynamic Policies Driving Renewable Energy Growth in Latin America

November 8, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 8 November 2016 – Buoyed by rapid technology cost reductions and the consolidation of renewable energy policies, Latin America hosts some of the world’s most dynamic renewable energy markets, according to a new report by the International…