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India will drive the majority of growth in APeC by 2024, but other markets to increase capacity

More than 79GW of wind power is to be commissioned in Asia Pacific excluding China (APeC) from 2015 to 2024, where the three core markets of India, Australia, and Japan will constitute around 79% of all new installations, according to MAKE report.

New World Record of 18.6 % Thin Film Module Conversion Efficiency

First Solar, Inc. has set another world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) module conversion efficiency, achieving 18.6 percent aperture efficiency for an advanced full size module. This record module is more efficient than the best multi-crystalline module recorded.

Air Liquide installs its own onsite hydrogen station to fuel French HyWay project

Air Liquide has installed a hydrogen fueling station at its Sassenage site in Isère, which will allow the first users of the French HyWay project to refuel their vehicles with hydrogen.

Air Products for India’s first green hydrogen fueling station

India has inaugurated its first solar-powered hydrogen fueling station, featuring a SmartFuel® station supplied by Air Products. The station, located at the Solar Energy Centre near Delhi, generates 100% ‘green’ hydrogen from solar energy via an electrolyser.

European Commission needs new controls to meet RES target by 2030 European Commission needs new controls to meet RES target by 2030

European Commission needs new controls to ensure EU meets 27% RES target by 2030

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning

The UK government has given planning consent for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in Swansea Bay in Wales.

European Solar Prize 2015 is open for entries until 30 June

The application period for the European Solar Prize 2015 runs until the end of June. The prize is given to make pioneers and leaders the focus of public attention, and to give fresh impetus to a renewable energy-based and decentralised energy transition.

OXIS Solar Centre for Autonomous Research launches Project Helios centre OXIS Solar Centre for Autonomous Research launches Project Helios centre

The OXIS Solar Centre for Autonomous Research (OSCAR) in the UK has unveiled its Project Helios, a demonstration centre for OXIS Energy’s lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery-based solar energy storage technology. The system is being developed in collaboration with solar energy specialist PROINSO, in advance of initial commercial launch early in 2016.

wpd secures finance for Nordergründe Offshore wind farm

The finance for the entire investment of around EUR 410 m for the 111 MW project off the coast of Lower Saxony is secure, says the company.

SgurrEnergy forms strategic partnerships with Coener and Mankuk in Chile

The renewable energy consultancy will use the deals to push its renewables ambitions in the Chilean market.

Hydrogen storage in salt caverns is the new way forward, ETI Report claims Hydrogen storage in salt caverns is the new way forward, ETI Report claims

The UK is abundant with salt bed resources, when only one cavern can satisfy peak demands for a whole city

EOLOS floating buoy scoops innovation award EOLOS floating buoy scoops innovation award

LiDAR project featuring ZephIR300 is recognised for breaking new ground in affordable wind energy.