Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) launch the Renewable Transformation Challenge, opens for submissions on 6th February 2017

Elsevier and the International Solar Energy Society are proud to announce the launch of the Renewable Transformation Challenge.

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Solar Powered Shelter Wins Design Award

By: Anmar Frangoul An emergency shelter that uses solar power has won both the Architecture award and 2017 Grand Prize at the Beazley Designs of the Year awards. A temporary, weatherproof structure, the Better Shelter has been designed for use by people displaced by conflict and natural disasters. The IKEA Foundation and the UNHCR — the […]

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Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to initiate funding for energy innovation projects in the UK

Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry Nick Hurd has announced funding for a series of energy innovation projects in the UK.

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

4 New Ways to Store Renewable Energy With Water

By: ANDREW SILVER If Elon Musk has his way, in the future we’ll all be storing renewable electricity inside big banks of lithium-ion batteries. But let’s not forget the energy storage situation today. In the United States, 97 percent of utility-scale storage in 2014 was in pumped-storage hydroelectric plants, according to research by Oak Ridge National […]

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Global photovoltaic milestone reached

The German Solar Association in Berlin has announced a new milestone has been reached with 300 gigawatts of total installed solar power capacity around the world.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/45317/global-photovoltaic-milestone-reached/

Friday, January 27, 2017

Green Energy Features Big Among Trump’s Top 50 Infrastructure Projects

By: Christopher Helman Energy projects on Trump’s “Priority List” could add 9 gigawatts of clean power. A list emerged this week; it appears to have been prepared for then President-elect Trump, and is titled: “Priority List: Emergency & National Security Projects.” It’s 50 pages for 50 infrastructure projects — quick facts on a host of highways, […]

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E.ON to participate in European smart grid project InterFlex

E.ON has joined the European smart grid project InterFlex that aims to explore new ways of using various forms of flexibilities to optimize electric power systems on a local scale.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Scotland Sets ‘Landmark’ Target on Renewable Energy

Scotland is aiming to become one of the world’s leading low-carbon nations by setting a “landmark” target of meeting half its energy needs through renewable sources by the end of the next decade. The aim, set out by the Scottish Government as part of its draft energy strategy on Tuesday, met with cross party approval […]

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New IRENA report details how renewables can decarbonise the energy sector and improve the lives of billions

IRENA has released its third edition of REthinking Energy, outlining key developments in the global renewable energy industry.

from Renewable Energy Focus - Latest News http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/45312/new-irena-report-details-how-renewables-can-decarbonise-the-energy-sector-and-improve-the-lives-of-billions/

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Hydrogen Council launched in Davos as 13 major companies join to promote hydrogen

Thirteen leading energy, transport and industrial companies chose the recent World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland to launch the 'Hydrogen Council', a global initiative that provides a united vision and long-term ambition for using hydrogen to foster the ‘energy transition’ to sustainable energy.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

India Headed For A Green Energy Revolution: Harvard Scientist

KOLKATA: Harvard chemist and energy innovator Daniel G. Nocera is a man on a “renewable” mission. The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a “renewable energy revolution will take place” in the country. “I have […]

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