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Rice Device Channels Heat into Light

July 15, 2019 - in Energy

Rice University researchers, from left, Xinwei Li, Junichiro Kono, Weilu Gao and Gururaj Naik. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)   HOUSTON – The ever-more-humble carbon nanotube may be just the device to make solar panels – and anything else that…

Firestone Building Products contributes carbon savings to Official Carbon Partnership between Dow and the IOC

July 12, 2019 - in Energy, News

Collaboration enables whole-building energy saving through improved energy modeling tool and innovative polyurethane roofing insulation from subsidiary…

Catholic Energies, IGS Solar, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington to build huge solar project in Washington DC

July 11, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- IGS Solar and Catholic Energies will build the largest solar ground array and pollinator field project…

Global Power M&A Market Remained Strong in 2018 with Transaction Volumes Reaching US$158bn, Reveals GlobalData

July 10, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

The global power mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market remained strong in 2018 with transaction volumes reaching US$158bn, the second highest in the last five years. However, the number of deals registered decreased to 622, compared to 651 deals in 2017,…

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development-financed US$15 Million Renewable Energy Project Launches in Cuba

July 5, 2019 - in Energy, Renewables

Project contributes to Cuban government target of increasing renewable energy share to 24% by 2030 10-megawatt solar PV project providing energy to the equivalent of nearly 7,000 Cuban homes Will mitigate 12,700 t of CO2 emissions annually, reducing fossil…

Lincoln Clean Energy Acquires 103 MW South Dakota Wind Project from Pattern Energy

July 3, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

CHICAGO  – Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a subsidiary of Ørsted and a leading developer of U.S. renewables, announced today it has acquired a 103 MW construction ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota. LCE purchased the project from Pattern…

Wärtsilä’s Fast Track Delivery of a 200 MW Engine Power Plant Will Help Meet Cambodia’s Rapidly Growing Electricity Demand

July 1, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 200 MW flexible baseload power plant to Cambodia that will help meet the country’s rapidly growing energy demand. Because of the urgent need to increase electricity supply, Wärtsilä is delivering the plant…

Floating wind: CoensHexicon and Shell to develop floating wind in South Korea

July 1, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

CoensHexicon Co., Ltd, South Korea has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Shell with the purpose to develop, construct and operate a floating wind farm approximately 40 km offshore the Metropolitan City of Ulsan. Ulsan is the industrial powerhouse of…

Highview Power Unveils CRYOBattery, World’s First Giga-Scale Cryogenic Battery

LONDON and NEW YORK –  June 27, 2019 – Highview Power, the global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, is pleased to announce that it has developed a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is scalable up to multiple…

Subsea Electric Power Conversion Provides Bi- Direction MVDC Transmission

June 27, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News, Technology

A new electrical power conversion technology for subsea power distribution requirements being developed as a Phase II SBIR for the U.S. Navy has been introduced by Diversified Technologies, Inc. of Bedford, Massachusetts. The PowerMod™ Subsea MVDC Power…