Energy infrastructure News for December 2010

Energy infrastructure News Archive

Electric cars in Adelaide can recharge using fuel cell power

The South Australian state government and Adelaide City Council have installed an electric vehicle charging station at the city’s Central Market car park, that is powered by low-emissions electricity from a solid oxide fuel cell system supplied by Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd.

Schneider Electric launches solar inverters in Ontario

Schneider Electric’s Renewable Energies Business is launching its Xantrex™ GT100 600, GT250 600, and GT500 600 Grid Tie Solar Inverters in Q1 of 2011 to the Ontario market.

MoU signed for European offshore supergrid

An agreement to develop an offshore electricity grid has been signed by 10 Ministers from all the European North Sea countries.

Germany’s power grid could handle 1 million electric vehicles

Germany’s utilities believe that the Federal Government’s objective of having roughly 1 million electric vehicles on the country’s roads by 2020 would not pose any problems for the electricity grid.