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Community Solar NY has been launched as a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state. The new program supports...
09 December 2014
Sputnik Engineering, the parent company of SolarMax, a PV inverter manufacturer has filed for insolvency, according to a report from IHS. Analytics company IHS Technology has reported SolarMax...
09 December 2014
NCKU develops its first hydrogen powered scooter
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan has succesfully tested a new hydrogen fueld scooter. The 'Pegasus One' has made a first 80 km journey powered by an electric engine fed by hydrogen...
09 December 2014
The first 23.5 MW from the Témiscouata wind farms have achieved commercial commissioning. The wind farm is being developed by Boralex and Témiscouata Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada....
09 December 2014
First gas stations to offer E15 in Florida
E15, an 88-octane fuel that can run in any 2001 and newer gasoline engine and costs less than regular gas, is available for the first time in Florida, US. Two gas stations are holding a simultaneous...
09 December 2014
sPower and Camborne Capital have closed on three solar PV acquisitions after the two companies announced the agreement to deploy significant capital under the UK's Renewables Obligation Certificate (...
09 December 2014
Chinese JinkoSolar has supplied 21.4 MW solar photovoltaic panels to Harsha Engineers for a ground mounted PV solar project in the state of Gujarat, India. The solar farm is located in one of the...
09 December 2014
The Maritime Link Project, connecting Canada's provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador with a 500 MW high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission line has kicked off. Emera will...
05 December 2014
The 'Eagle+' solar module by Jinko Solar has achieved a new height of power output for 60-cell multi crystalline silicon module during an independent test conducted at TUV Rheinland's Shanghai...
05 December 2014
SheerWind has added a new innovation to its Invelox technology by integrating three turbines in a row to increase the electrical power output for a single tower. SheerWind's Invelox system is "a...
05 December 2014
Eternal Sun B.V. anunció hoy que ha cerrado una financiación de Series A de 2 millones de euros (2,5 millones de dólares) de la firma belga de inversión Vermec N.V. La compañía de alta tecnología con...
05 December 2014
Boeing has announced it has completed world's first flight with "green diesel", a biofuel commonly used in ground transportation. The ecoDemnstrator 787 airplane made a test flight with a fuel blend...
05 December 2014
Dutch company Eternal Sun has raised €2 million ($2.5 million) in series A financing from Vermec, a Belgian investment firm Eternal Sun, a developer specialized in solar simulation technology,...
05 December 2014
The Seigneurie de Beaupré Wind Farms have been increased with another 68 MW after completion of Phase II, reaching a total 340 MW currently in operation. The wind farm has been developed by Boralex,...
05 December 2014
Ameren Missouri adds first solar energy to its generation portfolio after a month of successful tests in the O'Fallon Renewable Energy Center. May seem odd nowadays, as solar PV is almost everywhere...
05 December 2014
Siemens and Duke Energy have been working on an electric vehicle charging system at a lower cost while assuring grid reliability. The 18-month job results were shown at Duke Energy Envision Center in...
05 December 2014
China's energy hunger is attracting an increasing number of joint ventures between foreign and domestic companies to develop energy infrastuctures as demand grows. Global engineering and construction...
05 December 2014
EDF and Énergie du Granit have successfully completed the Le Granit Wind Project in Canada, a 24.6 MW wind farm located in the Regional County Municipality of Saint-Robert-Bellarmin. The project...
05 December 2014
Winners to develop pilot tidal energy projects have been announced by France's Prime Minister, Manuel Valls. Two consortium have won call for tender for pilot tidal energy farms in West Normandy,...
04 December 2014
Sundrop Farms will expand its activity in Port Augusta, Australia with a new 20-hectare greenhouse facility powered with concentrated solar power systems. The new state-of-the-art glasshouse will be...
04 December 2014
IKEA plans to expand its Canton, Michigan, rooftop solar array with new 44,000 square-foot area of PV panels. The PV installation will be increased with 765 panels to add 240 kW to the existing...
03 December 2014
Toshiba develops a high efficiecy 'sun-to-fuel' system
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) anunció hoy el desarrollo de una nueva tecnología que utiliza la energía solar, la potencia del sol, para generar compuestos de carbono a partir de dióxido de...
03 December 2014
Toshiba develops a high efficiecy 'sun-to-fuel' system
Converting sun's energy and carbon dioxide into useful products is closer every day. Japan's Toshiba has unveiled the results of its 'artificial photosynthesis' technology that converts energy into...
03 December 2014
Hanwha SolarOne has completed a 20 MW delivery of PV modules for Haike Engineering Holding which is developing a solar farm in Dunhuang, Gansu Province, China. Jay Seo, Chief Financial Officer of...
03 December 2014
AORA to build its first commercial CSP plant in Ethiopia
AORA Solar, the israeli firm focused on hybrid solar-gas CSP systems has announced a deal has been signed to build a plant in Ethiopia. AORA's system, known as the Solar Tulip, is a small-scale,...
03 December 2014