Category: Industry News

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbine Prototype To Be Installed…

GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind said this week that they have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12-MW wind turbine prototype in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam this summer. The deal includes five years of testing and a 15-year full service Operation and Maintenance agreement.
Source: REALWIRE

Blockchain to Shape New Trends in Energy Trading

The recent trends in the energy industry such as the rise in prosumerism and increasing deployment of smart meters have resulted in better data analytics, storage and communication solutions to the energy industry.
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Energy Storage Outlook for 2019: E-Mobility, Clean Energy Technologies…

2018 was another defining year for the lithium supply chain as the global population continued to make remarkable strides towards the implementation of clean energy and transportation. Although the clean energy and transportation industries are only in their early days, it has become apparent that renewables and electrification of transportation are an irreversible trend, one that has begun to disrupt many established industries.
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EDF and Masdar Build First Saudi Arabian Wind Farm

Last week EDF Renewables and Masdar (the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) announced that they won the bid to build the 400-MW Dumat al Jandal wind farm, located 560 miles from north of Riyadh in the Al Jouf region of north-western Saudi Arabia.
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ASU Researchers Break Solar-cell Efficiency Record at 25.4 Percent

Arizona State University researchers have set a new record for solar efficiency, 25.4 percent. Working with tandem photovoltaics, or stacking different materials in a solar cell, the ASU team has continued to improve solar efficiency and lower costs.
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A Study in Emissionality: Why Boston University Looked Beyond…

While it’s well known that corporations were some of the earliest trailblazers of large-scale renewable energy purchasing — they’ve closed over 14 gigawatts of deals in the past six years, according to tracking by Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center — higher education has also made impressive strides. In fact, a report released last fall showed that the top 30 renewable energy-buying universities are using around 3 billion kilowatt-hours of green power annually. That’s enough to power 276,000 homes.
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PG&E Likely Seeking Bankruptcy by Jan. 29

The San Francisco-based utility is under investigation for any role its equipment might have played in the deadly wildfires of late 2018, only one year after getting blamed for an earlier, devastating rash of blazes.


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