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Wärtsilä’s new 100 MW energy storage project in South East Asia to boost regional grid stability

January 23, 2020 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for a new 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia. The energy storage system facility, including Wärtsilä’s GEMS, an…

Wärtsilä signs operation and maintenance agreement following commissioning of Bahamian power plant

January 17, 2020 - in Energy, News

A 132 MW power plant in The Commonwealth of Bahamas, supplied and built by the technology group Wärtsilä, was taken into commercial operation in December…

Wärtsilä converts Brazilian power plant to run on gas for improved sustainability and competitiveness

January 16, 2020 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä will convert a Brazilian power plant to 100 percent natural gas operation, while at the same time increasing output from…

Gasification Goes Green

January 13, 2020 - in Energy, News

HOUSTON – Rice University engineers have created a light-powered nanoparticle that could shrink the carbon footprint of a major segment of the chemical industry. The particle, tiny spheres of copper dotted with single atoms of ruthenium, is the key…

Virtual reality paving the way for enhanced safety and efficiency in the power industry, reveals GlobalData

January 9, 2020 - in Energy, News, Technology

Virtual reality (VR) technology can help the power industry to deliver workforce training and education in an immersive environment. The VR market, worth nearly $7bn in 2018, is set to become a $28bn industry by 2030, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)…

Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to Co-Develop the First Long Duration, Liquid Air Energy Storage System in the United States

December 27, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Highview Power Storage, Inc., a global leader in long duration energy storage solutions, and Encore Renewable Energy, a developer of renewable energy generation and storage projects, today jointly announced plans to develop the United States’ first long…

UK owns seven of top ten mega capacity offshore wind projects globally, says GlobalData

December 20, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

The global offshore wind market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16.2% between 2019 and 2030, reaching a cumulative capacity of 142 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, compared to 23.2GW at the end of 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and…

New Report Underlines the Great Potential of Renewables as a Source of Reliable Power for Refugee Settlements

December 20, 2019 - in Energy, News

Geneva, Switzerland – On-site renewable energy solutions can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity, according to the findings of a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in cooperation with…

Study Finds CEE Countries Like Poland Offer Huge Investment Opportunities in Renewables, Solar Companies Look Set to Capitalize

December 19, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Seven countries in Central and Eastern Europe secured a ranking in the 2019 ‘CMS Infrastructure Index: Bridging Continents,’ with Poland on top of the list for investment attractiveness. One of the region’s largest investors in solar, Sun Investment…

U.S. Solar Market and 15 States See Best Quarter Ever for Residential Solar

December 12, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

WASHINGTON, D.C. and HOUSTON, TX – The U.S. residential solar market reached record highs in the third quarter of 2019 with 712 megawatts of solar installed, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables…