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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…

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…

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…

NTPC Awards the Contract for Asia’s First Integrated Solar Thermal Power Plant: Thermax and FRENELL to Execute the Project

November 8, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Thermax, an Indian energy and environment company and FRENELL, a German concentrated solar power company, (through its wholly owned subsidiary Novatec Solar Espana, S.L) have been awarded by India’s state owned utility NTPC, to execute Asia’s first integrated…

Falling Costs and Tech Innovations Will Drive Offshore Wind Power Boom

October 31, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Tokyo, Japan, 31 October 2016 – Offshore wind power has the potential to grow from just 13 gigawatts (GW) in 2015, to 100 GW in 2030, according to new analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind, launched…

Boosting Renewables in Cities is Vital to Achieve Climate and Development Goals

October 18, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Quito, Ecuador, 18 October 2016 – Cities now have an unprecedented opportunity to transform and decarbonise their energy supply and use, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy in Cities, released…

An Innovative Solution to Become “Energy Positive”

October 12, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Oslo, Norway – Using the system for Guarantees of Origin (GO) and an innovative financing model companies now can become energy positive; creating more renewable energy than they consume. This is the ECOHZ GO2 solution. ECOHZ, a provider of global renewable…

Off-Grid Renewables Offer Unprecedented Opportunity to Achieve 100% Energy Access

September 30, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Nairobi, Kenya, 30 September 2016 – More than 500 participants gathered in Nairobi today for the opening of the third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC). Organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the conference…

Black & Veatch Takes on Innovative South African Waste-to-Energy Project

August 3, 2016 - in Energy, News, Renewables, Uncategorized

Johannesburg, South Africa/Overland Park, Kansas – Black & Veatch was selected by MBHE African Power (PTY) Ltd, a local renewable energy developer, to provide technical assistance for the country’s first waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The energy plant…