Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project Brazil’s mines and energy ministry has released guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040[...]
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Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy Dubai is set for a solar power advancement, as the government creates mandates that would allow property owners[...]
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Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain Spanish utility Iberdrola reports that it has modernized almost half of its 92 small hydropower projects over[...]
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Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., which plans to become one of the world’s largest[...]
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U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold Manchester’s Davyhulme treatment facility, which handles the sewage of 1.2 million people, is now utilizing thermal hydrolysis[...]
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Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills European energy consumers could save 2.4 billion euros from electricity bills using psychology to nudge them into[...]
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Verizon Allots $40 Million to Its Triple Solar Energy Capacity

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Verizon Allots $40 Million to Its Triple Solar Energy Capacity Verizon Communications Inc., the biggest U.S. wireless carrier, is investing almost $40 million to triple[...]
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Atlantis Secures $83 Million for World’s Biggest Tidal-Stream System

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Atlantis Secures $83 Million for World’s Biggest Tidal-Stream System Atlantis Resources Corp, a Morgan Stanley- backed maker of tidal turbines, raised about 50 million pounds[...]
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Global Panel Shortage Seen Due to Solar Boom

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by

Global Panel Shortage Seen Due to Solar Boom The solar industry is facing an impending shortage of PV panels, ending a two-year slump caused by[...]
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Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped Given the common knowledge that our planet is covered mostly by water, it is bizarre to many[...]
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German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind Germany’s drive to further increase power output from renewable energy is causing so[...]
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India Plans Its Biggest Solar Power Auction

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by

India Plans Its Biggest Solar Power Auction The Indian government is planning on auctioning 1,500 megawatts of solar-power capacity, the country’s biggest to date. Power[...]
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GE Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Facility in New York

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

GE Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Facility in New York General Electric opened a fuel-cell research and testing facility in upstate New York that will produce[...]
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Self-Cooling Solar Cells That Lasts Longer and Performs Better

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 by

Self-Cooling Solar Cells That Lasts Longer and Performs Better Solar cells are among the most promising  clean-energy technology in the market today, however, it still[...]
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India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

India Doubles Coal Tax, Favors Clean Energy Projects India’s finance minister has decided to double the tax on every metric ton of coal mined or[...]
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World’s Largest Wind-Solar Hybrid Installation Unveiled in Jamaica

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by

World’s Largest Wind-Solar Hybrid Installation Unveiled in Jamaica The world’s largest wind and solar hybrid installation was recently unveiled in Kingston, Jamaica. It consists of[...]