Industrial-scale lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries have stolen a march on molten salt systems as the energy storage system (ESS) of choice for grid projects, capturing 90% of new business in the last year, according to new numbers from consultancy Lux Research.
04 March 2015 07:18 GMT
Floating Lidar has taken another step toward being accepted as a "bankable" wind measurement technology, following the completion of the two-year test run of a pair of prototypes at RWE Innogy's 576MW Gwynt y Môr development off Wales.
23 February 2015 09:59 GMT
SolarEdge Technologies, an Israel-based maker of “intelligent” PV inverters and power optimisers, has filed paperwork for a US IPO, in a move that will allow it to compete more aggressively with larger rivals like SMA, ABB and Enphase Energy.
19 February 2015 05:10 GMT
Global risk management specialist DNV GL today met six partners from the wind and oil & gas industries who are expected to join a new joint industry project (JIP) that marries floating wind turbines with water injection technology for ageing offshore fields.
02 February 2015 02:13 GMT
Plans to trial a range of front-running floating Lidar (light detection and ranging) devices have been unveiled by UK industry body the Carbon Trust, as part of a home-stretch push to commercialise the cost-saving wind measurement technology.
02 February 2015 12:36 GMT
Nearly two years after acquiring TetraSun, First Solar has kicked off commercial module production based on the company’s high-efficiency technology at a 100MW line in Malaysia, marking the thin-film giant's entry into silicon-based PV manufacturing.
19 January 2015 04:00 GMT
The coming unveiling by turbine maker Enercon of a 4.2MW "bread and butter" design is on-message with the industry's movement toward upscaled onshore machines, but also points to another game-changing trend – modular blades.
12 January 2015 03:45 GMT
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