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Reliance to Build 6 Gigawatts of Solar Projects in India

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:14

Indian billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power Ltd. plans to build 6 gigawatts of solar farms in a northwestern state, the third major project announced in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s renewable energy ambitions.

Statkraft buys into Triton Knoll

Wind Power News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:00
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Sinovel seeks $66 million from Longyuan

Wind Power News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:00
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Sinovel seeks $66 million from Longyuan

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:40
CHINA: Sinovel has disclosed that it is engaged in a number of arbitration cases involving projects developed by subsidiaries of Longyuan Power Group.
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2015: The Clean Economy’s Watershed Year?

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:30

In a crammed Washington conference room last week, speaker after speaker seemed to apologize for their ‘broken record’ talking points as Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy unveiled their annual Factbook. But, of course, they were only being honest — like 2013 before it, 2014 had been an unprecedented year for clean energy.

News story: Nicola Hodson appointed to Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

Department of Energy - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:27
Nicola Hodson has been appointed to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) for 5 years, DECC today confirmed.

Why Baking Powder Increases Efficiency of Plastic Solar Cells

Renewable Energy News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:20

The efficiency of plastic solar cells can be doubled or tripled if an extra solvent is added during the production process, comparable with the role of baking powder in dough mixture. Exactly how this works has been unclear for the last ten years. But now researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have come up with the answer in a publication in Nature Communications. This new understanding will now enable focused development of plastic solar cells.

Statkraft buys into Triton Knoll

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:16
UK: RWE and Statkraft have agreed to jointly develop the 900MW Triton Knoll offshore wind project off the east coast of England.
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Sinovel votes in new board

Wind Power News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 11:00
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Sinovel votes in new board

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:28
CHINA: Sinovel has had another top-level restructure with the election of nine new directors to the board.
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Vestas wins low wind deal in Poland

Wind Power News - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 10:00
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Vestas wins low wind deal in Poland

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 09:53
POLAND: Vestas has won a 48MW contract for its V110 2MW low wind turbines to go to a project in Poland.
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Gallery: Senvion 6.2MW prototype installation

Wind Power Monthly - Fri, 02/13/2015 - 09:15
GERMANY: Senvion has released pictures of its 6.2MW prototype turbine with a 152-metre rotor being installed at a site in northern Germany.
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Tesla Plans Battery Storage for Emerging Residential Market

Renewable Energy News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 17:04

Tesla Motors Inc., best known for making the all-electric Model S sedan, is using its lithium-ion battery technology to position itself as a frontrunner in the emerging energy storage market that supplements and may ultimately threaten the traditional electric grid.

A Glimpse Inside a Super Energy-Efficient Home

Renewable Energy News - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 16:40

One year ago, my family joined Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine and moved into a high performance house, with triple-pane windows and doors, large south-facing windows, lots of insulation from the slab to the attic, and a metal roof. Our home is heated largely by the sun, appliances and occupants, but a modest heating system is avai

Mainstream completes financing for 360MW in South Africa

Wind Power Monthly - Thu, 02/12/2015 - 16:36
SOUTH AFRICA: Mainstream Renewable Power has reached the financial close of three wind projects in South Africa totalling 360MW.
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