Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Danish engineers enter the Chinese market for offshore wind

The Danish engineering and consultancy company Ramboll will be the first non-Chinese company to design a 400 MW wind farm in China, which will be among the country’s largest.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44279/danish-engineers-enter-the-chinese-market-for-offshore-wind/

Google, Levi’s Create “Smart” Denim Jacket for Urban Cyclists

By: Jasmin Malik Chua There’s very little about Google and Levi Strauss’s “smart” jacket that distinguishes it from any other garment a savvy urbanite might sport. With neither flashing LEDs nor conspicuous circuits, the “Commuter” trucker doesn’t exactly telegraph “high-tech.” Yet that is precisely the point. Unveiled at Google I/O on Friday, the denim topper […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/google-levis-create-smart-denim-jacket-for-urban-cyclists

Monday, May 30, 2016

New technology to convert landfill waste into clean energy source

UK-based company Renovare Fuels Limited has co-invented technology which can convert landfill gas into high-quality clean energy in the form of liquid diesel and gasoline fuel which is suitable for all motor vehicles, according to the company.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44271/new-technology-to-convert-landfill-waste-into-clean-energy-source/

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Harnessing Solar and Wind Energy in One Device could Power the ‘Internet of Things’

The “Internet of Things” could make cities “smarter” by connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices to make life more efficient. But all these machines will require a lot of energy. Rather than adding to the global reliance on fossil fuels to power the network, researchers say they have a new solution. Their report […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/harnessing-solar-and-wind-energy-in-one-device-could-power-the-internet-of-things

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Wärtsilä to supply clean power to Bangladesh

Wärtsilä will supply two smart power generation plants to Bangladesh, each producing 30 MW of power.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44265/w-rtsil-to-supply-clean-power-to-bangladesh/

Friday, May 27, 2016

China produced almost half of new global wind installations in 2015, says GlobalData

In 2015 China represented almost half of the new global wind installations, with a total annual wind capacity of 30.5GW, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44255/china-produced-almost-half-of-new-global-wind-installations-in-2015-says-globaldata/

BMW Rolls Out New Solar Carports in South Africa

The solar carport rollout is part of the German automaker’s global efforts to expand home and publicly accessible charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. German automaker BMW has unveiled its new solar carports in South Africa, which it will begin rolling out in July. The BMW i solar carport supplies an average of 3.6 kW of […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/bmw-rolls-out-new-solar-carports-in-south-africa

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Green light for construction of £2.6 billion Beatrice offshore wind farm

The £2.6 billion Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project has been given the green light for construction by owners SSE (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) (35%) and SDIC Power (25%) after the project reached Financial Close. The project will be one of the largest private investments ever made in Scottish infrastructure.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44251/green-light-for-construction-of-2-6-billion-beatrice-offshore-wind-farm/

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

San Francisco selected as DOE Climate Action Champion, to embrace hydrogen and fuel cells for local transportation

The US Department of Energy has selected the city of San Francisco as the first Climate Action Champion to pursue hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for local transportation.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44272/san-francisco-selected-as-doe-climate-action-champion-to-embrace-hydrogen-and-fuel-cells-for-local-transportation/

Hot New Solar Cell

System converts solar heat into usable light, increasing device’s overall efficiency. By: David L. Chandler A team of MIT researchers has for the first time demonstrated a device based on a method that enables solar cells to break through a theoretically predicted ceiling on how much sunlight they can convert into electricity. Ever since 1961 […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/hot-new-solar-cell

Gamesa boosts presence in India with supply of 198 MW

Gamesa has secured four new orders for the supply of 198 MW in India.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44172/gamesa-boosts-presence-in-india-with-supply-of-198-mw/

Monday, May 23, 2016

Africa must increase renewable energy generation by 650% to achieve 2030 goal

Sub-Saharan Africa must dramatically increase annual renewable energy deployment by to reach the continent’s ambitious targets established at COP21, according to a new report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/44226/africa-must-increase-renewable-energy-generation-by-650-to-achieve-2030-goal/

Solar Panel Turns Raindrops Into Power

By: James Rogers An innovative solar panel technology could turn raindrops into electric power, according to scientists in China. The new solar cell design, which can be “triggered” by both rain and sun, is described in a paper published in the Angewandte Chemie journal. “All-weather solar cells are promising in solving the energy crisis,” explain the scientists […]

from THE GREEN ENERGY BLOG http://thegreenenergyblog.com/uncategorized/solar-panel-turns-raindrops-into-power