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Solar farms called to improve security

Farmers investing in solar energy farms are being called to take the security of their sites more seriously, with spates in solar panel theft a growing concern.

Gamesa and Technical University of Madrid to develop a wind tunnel Gamesa and Technical University of Madrid to develop a wind tunnel

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, and the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the joint design, development and operation of a high-performance aerodynamic testing tunnel in Madrid.

Hillary Clinton announces a comprehensive climate change plan Hillary Clinton announces a comprehensive climate change plan

During her visit to Iowa State University Alumni Center, Hillary Clinton set ambitious goals to generate enough clean renewable energy to power each American home in the decade following her election.

New clean energy technology is in search of waste New clean energy technology is in search of waste

Pyrofab technology is being developed at Aston University to produce carbon neutral fuel from waste that would otherwise go to landfill.

Sunny Future for Solar Installers Sunny Future for Solar Installers

With Amber Rudd, the new Energy and Climate Change Secretary at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) promising to deliver a solar revolution during her tenure, NAPIT says now is the time for installers to get involved with this increasingly popular technology.

World’s smallest biomass power plant using biomass gasification passes 1000 hours World’s smallest biomass power plant using biomass gasification passes 1000 hours

An Entrade Energiesystems E3 micro-scale biomass CHP plant installation in Cheshire, UK has passed 1000 hours of operation (nearly seven weeks), with almost no human interference.

Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation Radically falling costs put offshore wind on track to become cheaper than gas generation

The latest report by BVG Associates outlines how advances in technology, the supply chain and policy have combined to put UK offshore wind power generation on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers.

Pellets industry discusses current legal framework and market outlook Pellets industry discusses current legal framework and market outlook

Some 250 attendees from 27 nations flocked to Munich to join international experts from the pellets industry in discussing global markets, current framework conditions, the ENplus certification as well as the efficient and sustainable production of pellets.

Green light for world's first tidal lagoon Green light for world's first tidal lagoon

The Swansea Bay project, the world’s first tidal lagoon was granted planning permission last month and is set to begin in joint venture by Natural Power and Tidal Lagoon Power.

Building energy to develop two 50 MW PV plants with the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), Egypt Building energy to develop two 50 MW PV plants with the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), Egypt

The projects will reduce CO2 emissions by 100,000 tons and will create over 1,000 new jobs.

ORC technology replaces engine’s radiator, offsets radiator capital cost and generates electricity ORC technology replaces engine’s radiator, offsets radiator capital cost and generates electricity

ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to commission the first fully-integrated stationary engine and waste heat to power generator.

Gamesa enters the Thai market with an order to supply 60 MW at three wind farms Gamesa enters the Thai market with an order to supply 60 MW at three wind farms

The company will install 30 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines and maintain them for 10 years

WA solar proposal would reduce red tape and improve choice for consumers

A move by the Western Australian Government to reduce red tape for the solar industry and provide more choice for consumers is very welcome, the Clean Energy Council said today.

Clean Energy Investment Continues To Lag Behind Last Year

Two big European offshore wind financings, and a record quarter for investment in Chile, were among the highlights of an otherwise sluggish Q2 2015

Anesco and OXIS to release lithium-sulfur battery storage by 2016

In the UK, energy efficiency solutions company Anesco is now working with the award-winning battery technology company OXIS Energy, to advance the growing renewables market.

Renewable energy funding goes to town

Communities from inner city Glasgow to western Harris are set to benefit from £500,000 in funding for demonstrator projects designed to encourage the use and local ownership of renewable energy. A third of the projects funded are specifically focused on town and city areas, building on the already established trend for community ownership of renewable energy sources in more rural areas.

Key Milestone for Hydrogen Fuelled Vans Key Milestone for Hydrogen Fuelled Vans

ULEMCo, the ultra-low emissions vehicle company championing the conversion of diesel vehicles for hydrogen fuelling, has reached an important milestone for use of hydrogen fuel in its fleet of test vehicles.

ASD storage control system Pacadu receives Environmental Technology Prize ASD storage control system Pacadu receives Environmental Technology Prize

Storage systems manufacturer ASD Automatic Storage Device was yesterday awarded the Baden-Württemberg Environmental Technology Prize (Umwelttechnikpreis) for its innovative control system Pacadu, which boosts the performance and lifespan of storage systems.

OneLift RC509 pump station used to maximize holding capacity at hotel expansion OneLift RC509 pump station used to maximize holding capacity at hotel expansion

Oldcastle Precast was contracted to supply an additional turnkey submersible wastewater pump station to handle the additional wastewater capacity required for Spooky Nook Sports’ new 130-room hotel and 260-seat restaurant in East Hempfield.

Electricity from South Africa’s largest solar roof Electricity from South Africa’s largest solar roof

The Clearwater Mall in Strubens Valley has made full use of its rooftops to maximise self-generated solar power.

Converting rainwater into energy

New system is centred around the world’s first hydrogen boiler that converts the water and produces enough electricity to supply a farm, the farm house, a bed and breakfast, an industrial unit and a micro-brewery

Demonstration project to kick-start Irish Offshore Energy Revolution Demonstration project to kick-start Irish Offshore Energy Revolution

Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a significant offshore wind farm in the north Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array (NISA) has the potential to produce up to 870 MW of wind energy from the Irish Sea and will commence with the development of a 15 MW demonstration project entailing an investment of €80million in a new research and development hub for offshore wind energy.