Recent Industry News

180 MW Of Renewable Energy Projects In Pipeline In Jordan

Work on solar and wind energy projects in Jordan is likely to pick up swiftly in 2016 for companies that were awarded in projects in the recent auctions. According to media reports, two international companies are set up to start work on solar power projects, while an 80 MW wind energy project is expected to […]

India’s ReNew Power Eyes 1 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In 3 Months

Goldman Sachs-backed renewable energy projects developer ReNew Power Ventures is working aggressively to expand its market share. Local media reports have stated that ReNew Power Ventures is looking at an operational base of 1 GW within the next 3 months. A huge majority of this capacity will be based on wind energy technology. ReNew Power […]

The U.S. now has 50,000 wind turbines fighting climate change

With the recent news of nearly-zero waste cities and Costa Rica achieving 99 percent renewable energy this year, the US has a lot of catching up to do. This year marked an upswing in the production of wind energy, however, as the number of operating turbines reached 50,000 and utility-scale wind farms reached 980. Throughout […]

Gintech Energy introduced solar cells with record high efficiency of 21.44% under mass production

Gintech Energy Corporation (“Gintech Energy”, or the “Company”, TWSE: 3514), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it has reached average efficiency of greater than 21.10% with a maximal efficiency of 21.44% with its self-developed PERC technology. The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan has also certified these achievements which demonstrate […]

Acciona Energia supplies Electricity of Renewable Origin to all the Facilities of the Spanish Ministry of Defense

The company has been awarded the high-voltage supply to all the barracks, naval bases, air bases and other facilities of the Armed Forces The total energy value of the contract is estimated at around 180 gigawatt-hours (GWh), with a maximum of 25 million euros ACCIONA Green Energy Developments, the ACCIONA Energía subsidiary that markets energy, […]

Phi Suea Solar Homes Store Excess Energy As Hydrogen

Four Phi Suea solar homes being developed in Chiang Mai, Thailand, will convert excess energy into hydrogen and store it in fuel cells. Here is how the energy system functions: During daytime, excess solar power from PV panels is directed to run electrolyzers and produce hydrogen. Said hydrogen can then be transformed back into electricity […]

Innovative new wind turbine from Iceland is tough enough for the strongest gales

Iceland already runs on 100 percent renewable energy. Most of it comes from geothermal sources, but researchers have been working on ways to harness the incredibly powerful winds in the region as well. Traditional wind turbines would spin out of control in the high winds common to the small country, but one bright inventor realized […]

Europe EV Sales Up 49%

More than 75,000 electric vehicles were registered in the European market in 2015, according to the most recent figures from Avere France. The top 4 markets in Europe for the year — Norway, France, the UK, and Germany — accounted for roughly 75% of all registrations/sales for the year. Given that these figures are for […]

Solar Energy from Discarded Car Batteries

A new MIT development could benefit both the environment and human health. MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, […]

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Renewable Thermal Grant to Ashfield School

Estimated Annual Savings of Over $12,000 for Sanderson Academy School The Baker-Polito Administration today announced funding for the Sanderson Academy Elementary School to convert its existing oil heating system to cleaner, highly efficient biomass boilers. The $171,598 from the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is the sixth award for project implementation from the Schools and […]