Invenergy, the largest privately owned US renewables developer, is launching a corporate venture-capital fund to invest in clean-energy companies whose technologies will benefit its own renewables projects and those across the industry.
26 May 2016 02:05 GMT
The Brazilian power market could have a current demand for as much as 95GW of storage capacity through different technologies, including via distributed-generation projects such as rooftop solar, a new study showed.
23 May 2016 03:21 GMT
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding an additional $3.7m to Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) to continue development activities and engineering for its 20MW “Icebreaker” offshore wind pilot – the nation’s first in freshwater, an agency spokesperson tells Recharge.
20 May 2016 09:08 GMT
Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MILT) will meet today to finalise the details of new legislative changes that could open opportunities for developers to build more near-shore wind farms in the country’s ports.
19 May 2016 06:28 GMT
The Fukushima Forward floating wind consortium has confirmed that it will install a Hitachi 5MW turbine off the coast of eastern Japan by September, in the latest of a series of delays for the state-backed pilot project.
10 May 2016 04:22 GMT
Larger, smarter wind turbines and next-generation solar power materials will among the main drivers behind a "perfect storm" of technology development expected to speed the global energy transition in the coming decade, according to new research from DNV GL.
05 May 2016 08:55 GMT
I guess you could say I’ve got some history with batteries. Growing up on a farm, there were times when a fence needed fixing or a field had to be temporarily divided. So my Dad would carry a lumpy battery pack up the fields to set up an electric fence. I don’t remember much except that any nosy sheep that got too close jumped back pretty quickly.
05 May 2016 08:27 GMT
Even for an industry fast growing accustomed to the skyward scale-up of its technology, this is jaw-dropping: a rotor blade more than double the size of any yet built — 200 metres from root to tip — designed to be flown by a gigantic 50MW offshore wind turbine.
05 May 2016 07:39 GMT
Partners have approved the DNV GL-led Win-Win floating wind-powered water-injection joint industry project (JIP) as being technically feasible, and offering a cost-competitive alternative for offshore oil and gas developments.
04 May 2016 09:43 GMT
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