Energy infrastructure News for May 2011
GE says its FlexEfficiency 50 Combined Cycle gas power plant could provide the stability needed to include more renewable energy in the grid due to quick ramp-up and down times.
31 May, 2011
Global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter shipments fell 39% to 4 GW in Q1 2011 compared to Q4 2010, but increased 31% from Q1’10, according to IMS Research.
27 May, 2011
Ceramic Fuel Cells Ltd has signed a distribution agreement with RES On-Site Ltd to market, sell, install, and service Ceramic Fuel Cells’ BlueGen™ solid oxide fuel cell gas-to-electricity units in the UK.
24 May, 2011
DNV and the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) are cooperating on solutions for power transmission in the offshore and wind energy sectors.
23 May, 2011
Chemicals company Aubin launched its Gel Lift System (GLS) that can be used to install offshore renewable energy such as wind, wave and tidal at All-Energy in Aberdeen, Scotland.
20 May, 2011
In Germany, a new emergency power supply based on the Nexa 1200 fuel cell system from Heliocentris Energy Solutions has entered operation with Meiningen City Council.
19 May, 2011
Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond said in a recording played at All-Energy that the Scottish Government aims for 100% renewable energy by 2020.
18 May, 2011
Scottish Renewables has outlined what the re-elected Scottish Government must do to meet its proposed target of 100% renewable energy by 2020.
18 May, 2011
UK solar micro inverter systems provider Enecsys has raised £25 million in investment with £11m from Climate Change Capital Private Equity and the remaining balance from existing investors Wellington Partners, NES Partners and Good Energies.
03 May, 2011