World Future Energy Summit News for October 2010

World Future Energy Summit News Archive

BHEL secures major turnkey solar contracts in India

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won a major conract for setting up Grid-Interactive solar power plants of 1100 kW capacity on a turnkey basis, in the Lakshadweep islands.

Kyocera in world first testing success

The Corporation has announced that its solar module KD210GH-2PU is the first in the world to have passed the major sub-tests of the new “Long-Term Sequential Test” performed by TÜV Rheinland Japan Ltd. which independently evaluates solar module quality and reliability.

UK renewables industry takes stock of spending review

After a tense few weeks amid headlines of doom and gloom for renewable energy development in Britain, the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) announcements made to date leave room for optimism.

WWEA: 16 GW of wind added in first half of 2010

The World Wind Energy Association expects global capacity to reach almost 200 GW in 2010 but calls for further improvements in national and International policies.

What can the movie network and the U.S. Tea Party movement teach the solar industry?

See the latest blog from Navigant's renowned PV expert Paula Mints on our US website...

Wind power to provide a fifth of world’s electricity by 2030

Wind could meet 12% of global power demand by 2020, and up to 22% by 2030, according to a study published today by the Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International.

China overtakes U.S. to become largest energy user

International Energy Agency (IEA) calculations based on preliminary data show that China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the world's largest energy user.

Zayed Future Energy Prize nominations close 8 October

The Zayed Future Energy Prize for renewable energy and sustainability will close submissions for its 2011 awards on 8 October 2010.