Energy infrastructure News for April 2010
AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division and Dutch consortium partner Keppel Verolme B.V. will build an offshore wind substation in German waters.
30 April, 2010
Electric vehicles make most sense if their batteries are charged using electricity from renewable energy sources – but the supply of ‘green’ electricity is not always adequate. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Germany have now developed an intelligent charging station, which can adapt recharging times to suit energy supply and network capacity.
22 April, 2010
The USA and Japan are forming a working relationship to develop and deploy smart grids in both countries through the GridWise Alliance.
21 April, 2010
‘Roadmap 2050: a practical guide to a prosperous, low-carbon Europe’ outlining various scenarios for renewable energy in Europe, has been published by the European Climate Foundation (ECF).
20 April, 2010
ABB and Deutsche Telekom ICT subsidiary T-Systems will develop solutions for smart grids.
19 April, 2010
Fuel cell developer IdaTech, with its partner Cascadiant and Indonesian wireless operator PT Hutchison CP Telecommunications (HCPT), have deployed the latest generation of hydrogen fuel cell backup power systems throughout the Indonesian island of Sumatra.
15 April, 2010
In the UK, alkaline fuel cell developer AFC Energy reports that it has received a positive independent interim review of its technical activities from the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI).
13 April, 2010
GE will deploy smart grids to manage energy and water consumption in Erding, Germany.
12 April, 2010
AMSC is supplying 24 D-VAR based interconnection system modules for the 206 MW Collgar Wind Farm in Western Australia.
09 April, 2010
Ontario in Canada will generate C$9 billion in private sector investment and create 20,000 jobs from new contracts for renewable energy projects.
09 April, 2010
Nine of Britain’s renewable energy associations have outlined detailed proposals for the delivery of renewable energy targets by 2020.
07 April, 2010