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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…

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…

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…

Taiwan Delivers Eco-Power to NJ Liberty State Park

July 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewables

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 8, 2016—The Green Trade Project Office (GTPO), Taiwan's leader in the promotion and integration of green products and services, is proud to announce that "Skynergy", a self-developed, stand-alone photovoltaic power container, will be…

Award-Winning SmartFlower Solar System Launches in U.S.

July 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewables

Austrian all-in-one solar system, SmartFlower, will make its North American debut at Intersolar, San Francisco, 12-14 July 2016. Around 27,000 solar specialists and key market players will attend the world’s leading energy event for the solar industry, and…

DNV GL to Validate Edge-of Network Management of Solar, Energy Storage in Hawaii’s $2.4 Million DOE Project

June 2, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

OAKLAND, Mass. (June 2, 2016) - DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification, will serve as accreditor of performance for a federally funded project at Hawaiian Electric Company demonstrating the ability of a grid…

Parsons’ Solar Projects Help Eastern Municipal Water District Stabilize Ratepayer Costs

May 16, 2016 - in Projects, Renewables

PASADENA, Calif., May 12, 2016—Parsons is pleased to announce that its portfolio of solar projects for California’s Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) were completed on schedule and dedicated on May 11, 2016. Parsons provided engineering services…

Siemens Receives a Major Wind Turbine Order from ScottishPower

April 29, 2016 - in Energy, Renewables

Siemens has received a major order for its offshore wind power business: the company is to supply, install and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of seven megawatts and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, for the East Anglia ONE project. The customer…