Latest renewables news hot off the press - 19/12/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 19/12/2014

Friday, 19 December 2014 REM • 1K megawatts of renewable energy delivered by Sunrise PowerlinkKUSI • Abengoa Secures Financing For 100 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant In South Africa Clean Technica • Japan’s new FiT rules ...
West or South? A key question of solar orientation

West or South? A key question of solar orientation

Friday, 19 December 2014 Robin Whitlock Contrary to popular and long-held opinion, recent reports have suggested that a south-facing orientation may not actually be the best way in which to contribute significant amounts of power to the nat...
Australian success story, a win for eSolar: An interview with eSolar CEO John Van Scoter

Australian success story, a win for eSolar: An interview with eSolar CEO John Van Scoter

Friday, 19 December 2014 Robin Whitlock As readers may have noticed, Danish concentrated solar power (CSP) company Aalborg CSP recently won a contract with Sundrop Farms in Australia to develop an integrated CSP system for that company’s ...
New Zealand chooses Transform Model for low carbon network planning New Zealand

New Zealand chooses Transform Model for low carbon network planning

Thursday, 18 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

EA Technology’s Transform Model has been chosen by New Zealand to evaluate the technical and economic effects on distribution networks of accelerating disruptive low carbon technologies.

Energy co-generation delivers major benefits for owners of large properties says report

Energy co-generation delivers major benefits for owners of large properties says report

Thursday, 18 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

A new white paper from Con Edison Solutions has found that energy co-generation delivers major benefits for owners of large-scale properties in New York.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 18/12/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 18/12/2014

Thursday, 18 December 2014 REM • Japan Toughens Rules for Renewable Energy Incentive PaymentsBloomberg • Report sees bright future for renewable energy in Minnesota Midwest Energy News • The Intersection of Solar Energy and...
Canadian researchers create world’s first ‘tornado-creating’ wind dome with wind scanner Canada

Canadian researchers create world’s first ‘tornado-creating’ wind dome with wind scanner

Thursday, 18 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

The WindEEE Research Institute has announced the successful installation of a short-range 3D WindScanner within a 3D wind-system generating wind dome.

Vattenfall sells Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

Vattenfall sells Thanet Offshore Wind Farm transmission infrastructure

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

The Swedish energy company Vattenfall has agreed a £164 million deal to transfer ownership of the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm electricity export cables and substations.

$300 million project financing secured for 215 MW Panama wind turbine project Panama

$300 million project financing secured for 215 MW Panama wind turbine project

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

Goldwind USA has announced that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank has financed the 215 MW second phase of the Penonome Wind Project in Panama.

Alstom secures a second wind turbine contract in South Korea South Korea

Alstom secures a second wind turbine contract in South Korea

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

Alstom has been awarded a contract by DaeMyoung Energy Corporation of South Korea to supply wind turbines for Gowon wind farm in Gangwon Province.