Energy efficiency News for October 2013
The integration of suitable energy storage systems with wind or solar farms could significantly enhance the utilization efficiency of renewable energy, and bring considerable financial benefits to the grid.
31 October, 2013
The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) has unveiled new facilities at Aston University in Birmingham, UK which will allow it to significantly expand its world-class bioenergy research and knowledge transfer activity.
29 October, 2013
The solar system is expected to generate around 3.3 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per year for one of Owens Corning’s facilities in New York.
25 October, 2013
According to the World Energy Council’s latest energy efficiency study, there has been a general slowdown in energy efficiency improvements.
24 October, 2013
Trojan Battery Co, a leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has developed an online automated battery sizing calculator to accurately size a battery bank for renewable energy applications.
22 October, 2013
Edinburgh-based Logan Energy Ltd has successfully installed the UK’s largest fuel cell system at Quadrant 3, the landmark Regent Street redevelopment project in central London.
15 October, 2013
Mita-Teknik has completed its acquisition of Danish technology company, Wind Nordic, and will take over all of Wind Nordic’s wind turbine activities.
14 October, 2013
A plan to harness so-called Virtual Power Plants for cooling and heating homes and businesses has won a major national award for innovation.
09 October, 2013
The Switch, a supplier of permanent magnet generator and full-power converters for wind power and other renewable energy applications, and Yaskawa Electric Corporation, a manufacturer of servomotors, controllers, inverters, and industrial robots, have entered into a strategic cooperation to expand their product ranges covering motors, generators and converters.
08 October, 2013
Winergy’s first 3 MW HybridDrive has been installed and connected to the grid.
07 October, 2013
The US Army Corps of Engineers’ engineering and support centre has awarded contracts to 11 companies to provide design/build support for energy and energy conservation projects internationally.
04 October, 2013
Statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) showed that the amount of electricity generated from renewable energy sources in the UK reached a new record high of 15.5% of total electricity generation in the second quarter of this year.
01 October, 2013