Saturday, April 30, 2016

Energy Efficient Home Tips

Here are easy pointers to make your home affordable and comfortable. Each year homeowners spend millions of dollars heating and cooling inefficient homes. Here are a few energy-saving tips to make your home more efficient. Turning back your thermostat by just 10 to 15 percent for eight hours a day can trim your annual heating […]


Low-carbon fuels and vehicle efficiency can cut road transport CO2 emissions by 2030

A new analysis from Lux Research finds that the emergence of low-carbon fuels and vehicle efficiency could cut emissions by 29% in 2030.

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Turkey sees elevated wind speeds following lull

Vaisala has published a report analyzing wind performance across Turkey for the past two years.

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

The House of the Future: It’s Heated by Sand and Being Tested on Carleton’s Campus

  A home heated by sand? It’s just one of the enticing technologies being tested at the Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research, a glossy name for a very ordinary-looking home perched on a sunny rise at the north end of Carleton University’s campus. Visible from Bronson Avenue, the recently completed two-storey, wood-clad house is […]


Pattern Development and Green Power Investment complete solar power project in Japan

Pattern Development and Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI) have announced the completion of the 14 MW Kanagi Solar PV power facility.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Daimler starts deliveries of Mercedes-Benz energy storage for private homes

Daimler and its subsidiary Deutsche ACCUmotive are commencing deliveries of stationary energy storage systems for residential use in Germany.

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Siemens wins order for offshore wind power plant in the German Baltic Sea

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6 MW.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mainstream Renewable Power signs 300MW Chile turbine supply agreement with Senvion

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has concluded a contract with Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, for the supply and installation of 93 wind turbines for two wind farm projects in Chile.

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San Francisco Adopts Law Requiring Solar Panels on all New Buildings

Tech capital is first major US city to require all new buildings of 10 storeys or under to have solar panels, reports BusinessGreen San Francisco has this week passed landmark legislation requiring all new buildings under 10 storeys in height to be fitted with rooftop solar panels. The city’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously […]


Atlantis to assist with development of first commercial-scale tidal array in South East Asia

Atlantis Resources Limited has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with SBS INTL LTD to develop 150MW of tidal energy in Indonesia.

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Monday, April 25, 2016

One of the world’s tallest onshore wind turbines constructed at Finnish wind farm

The first of four 210m high wind turbines has been built at a Finnish onshore wind farm, with owner’s engineer support from leading renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy.

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 Lands Safely in San Francisco after Historic Flight over Pacific

Plane powered only by sun flies over Golden Gate Bridge after spending 56 hours coming from Hawaii on riskiest leg of its journey around the world A solar-powered plane accomplished a 56-hour, record-setting flight over the Pacific Ocean, flying by San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and landing in Mountain View, California late Saturday night. “I […]


Saturday, April 23, 2016

Siemens and Indonesia sign energy cooperation agreements

In connection with Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent visit to Germany, Siemens has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with the state power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN).

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Friday, April 22, 2016

2015 was record-breaking year for global wind power according to GWEC report

The Global Wind Energy Council has released their annual report on the global wind sector for 2015.

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Happy Earth Day

Over the next five years, as Earth Day moves closer to its 50th anniversary, we’re calling on you to help us achieve one of our most ambitious goals yet —we’re planting 7.8 billion trees and we’re starting now. Trees will be the first of five major goals we are undertaking in honor of the five-year […]