Asian and Australasian countries are brimming with renewable energy resources that have never been fully exploited. Poor infrastructure is one of the main obstacles to development, says Stewart Taggart, but successful European models can provide a blueprint for the future.
26 August, 2010
An excellent wind resource, powerful coastlines and a wealth of woodland give Scotland an undeniable advantage in the renewable energy race. And Scotland’s politicians appear keen on using this clean energy potential as a major tool to drive economic development. Derry Alldritt and David Hopwood report.
23 August, 2010
During a recent visit to Siemens’ concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Spain, Renewable Energy Focus’ Kari Williamson learnt about the company’s technology, ongoing research and plans for the future.
19 August, 2010
Joyce Laird examines the latest technology developments in CIGS thin-film solar cells, and picks out the key new players in the industry on both sides of the Atlantic.
16 August, 2010
That is one of the questions asked by IMS Research as it looks at solar photovoltaic (PV) market trends for the second quarter (Q2) 2010.
12 August, 2010
Solar (PV) surprised the market in 2009 with healthy growth and promising technical developments. Paula Mints reflects on a buoyant year and argues that the industry has a promising future as long as it lessens its reliance on incentives – and investors remain confident.
12 August, 2010
Lack of investment and an underdeveloped marine supply chain are holding back the marine energy industry in the UK. But there is room for development if the Government and private companies act on the vast potential for wave and tidal power that lies within and around the island, writes David Elliott of QinetiQ.
02 August, 2010