Joining several other Asian countries, Malaysia's parliament has approved a sophisticated system of feed-in tariffs to develop its renewable energy resources.
11 May, 2011
Despite the detractors, the enthusiasm for wave and tidal power development continues unabated. Watts 2010 (Wind and Tidal Technology Symposium) took place in 2010 and showed that a number of wave and tidal turbine developers are moving further from the conceptual to the demonstration scale. However, speakers were clear that significant marine resources – from specialist installation vessels to fast crew boats – are needed if this renewable sector is to have any hope of taking off in the way offshore wind is now doing.
09 May, 2011
In planning any wind energy project, whether it's a full-scale wind farm or a micro generation site, accurate and up to date data is essential to predict future energy production. But what are the key factors involved in planning an effective wind measurement and analysis strategy?
02 May, 2011
In light of the trials and tribulations facing the UK's new Feed-in Tariff, Miguel Mendonca explores what could happen next in a 2 part article, drawing from numerous discussions he has had had with those working directly with the policy.
01 May, 2011