The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has begun a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under an area of the lake facing Cleveland, where it plans to install six “mono bucket” foundations for its 19.2MW Icebreaker wind project.
26 August 2015 08:40 GMT
UK R&D body the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a £1m ($1.56m) joint industry project aimed at tackling leading edge erosion in wind turbine blades, a key operations and maintenance challenge facing the offshore sector.
14 July 2015 03:29 GMT
France this month is planning to launch a pioneering tender for floating offshore wind, while onshore installations during the first half of 2015 point to the highest annual additions for at least five years, French industry association FEE said.
08 July 2015 10:54 GMT
Cumulative investments in US microgrids during the next five years will surpass $3.5bn, driven in part by procurement of renewables generation that is expected to grow by over ten-fold to 730MW in-grid capacity, according to GTM Research.
07 July 2015 04:43 GMT
French semiconductor specialist Soitec has set a new record for concentrating PV (CPV) efficiency, with its four-junction SmartCell being integrated in a module shown to convert 38.9% of the solar energy into electrical power.
24 June 2015 08:02 GMT
The UK's Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has unveiled first findings from a new report that assesses the current market readiness of floating wind technology, running the rule over some 30 concepts now on the drawing board and giving detailed appraisals of the most commercially advanced models.
23 June 2015 08:57 GMT
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