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 ...
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 - 16/12/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 16/12/2014

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 REM • BioFuel innovators look for a breakoutStar Tribune • Boeing and South African Airways’ New BioFuel Creates Triple Bottom Line 3BL Media • Swiss Researchers Create Eco-Friendly Plastic From...
Cardiff University researchers aim to develop EU ‘super-grid’ for wind

Cardiff University researchers aim to develop EU ‘super-grid’ for wind

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

Researchers at Cardiff University are working on technology which will contribute to the development of a ‘super- grid’ for sharing renewable power across Europe.

Vestas receives order for largest wind power plant in Africa

Vestas receives order for largest wind power plant in Africa

Monday, 15 December 2014 REM Vestas has received an order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines for the 310 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project in Kenya. The order is the largest in Vestas’ history in terms of number of wind turbines in a...
KenGen connects 280MW in geothermal power to national grid

KenGen connects 280MW in geothermal power to national grid

Thursday, 11 December 2014 Dan McCue Kenya Electricity Generating Company has connected the entire 280 MW of geothermal power being generated at the Olkaria geothermal power plant to the national grid, a move expected to further lower th...
NREL to advance technologies for microgrid projects

NREL to advance technologies for microgrid projects

Thursday, 11 December 2014 Robin Whitlock

The US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is to provide critical support to two new microgrid projects coordinated by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and GE.

Alliance touts biofuels as COP 2014 gets under way

Alliance touts bioFuels as COP 2014 gets under way

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 Dan McCue With the start of COP 2014 in Lima, Peru, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance reiterated that bioFuels, like ethanol, are presently one of the most commercially viable, greenhouse gas emissions reduci...
Wärtsilä supplies a 120 MW smart power generation plant to Oman

Wärtsilä supplies a 120 MW smart power generation plant to Oman

Monday, 08 December 2014 REM

Wärtsilä has secured a contract to supply a 120 MW Smart Power Generation plant for Musandam Power Company in Northern Oman.

Report sees biomass plants flourishing in post-subsidy Europe

Report sees biomass plants flourishing in post-subsidy Europe

Friday, 05 December 2014 REM Despite trends that suggest the peak for subsidisation of renewables has already passed, as many as 1,000 additional biomass power plants are expected to be built in Europe in the next 10 years, accor...