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World-first technology to boost renewable energy sector

October 6, 2020 - in News, Products, Technology

WORLD-FIRST robotics technology is being developed which will help a key component in the renewable energy sector operate more efficiently. A lightweight robot capable of carrying out an X-ray maintenance survey of wind turbines – offshore and onshore –…

South Australia’s Big Battery to Become 50 Percent Bigger

November 20, 2019 - in Energy, News

Renewable energy company Neoen is expanding its 100MW/129MWh Hornsdale Power Reserve in South Australia, strengthening its position as the largest utility…

The Most Efficient Form of Renewable Energy

August 8, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

The renewable energy sector is growing fast. Its strength lies in its diversity and its numerous tangible benefits. This infographic explores the different…

Renewable Energy: Apple Park Construction, Tech Leaders Make Huge Strides

June 9, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Clean energy has been an increasingly important topic in the United States. Recent attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget have created more fuel for the flame of environmental activism. Although there’s much confusion and concern, there’s…

Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 Million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

May 25, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, U.A.E — More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s…

Supporting the Green Energy Transition at Colleges

July 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Colleges across North America are looking to convert their steam systems to hot water district energy. Advantages include an optimised and flexible system, energy savings, a higher degree of efficiency and better possibilities of integrating renewable energy…

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…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Passes Legislation to Require Solar Power on New Buildings

April 22, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Energy, Planning

San Francisco — The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed Supervisor Scott Wiener’s legislation to require solar panels be installed on new residential and commercial buildings constructed in San Francisco. This legislation makes San Francisco the…

Virginia Tech Researchers Power Fuel Cells with Wastewater

February 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Energy, Wastewater

As renewable energy sources go, solar rays have historically hogged the limelight. But two Virginia Tech researchers have stolen the spotlight from the sun by discovering a way to maximize the amount of electricity that can be generated from the wastewater…

Hawaii Enacts Nation’s First 100 Percent Renewable Energy Requirement

June 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

HONOLULU, June 10, 2015—Hawaii enacted a law this week that requires all of the state's electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045. The new policy, Act 97, makes Hawaii the first state in the nation to adopt a 100 percent…