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  • Advanced Energy Economy: Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

    This week, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs - equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EU Invests 444 Million in Key Energy Infrastructure

    Today (2/17) EU Member States agreed on the Commission's proposal to invest 444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects are seen as contributing to achieving the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Zealand can play leading role in smart energy systems, says new IEA report

    New Zealand has long been a global leader in developing effective energy markets, renewable energy and establishing robust policies for electricity security, linked to its unique natural resource base and geography. Over the past decade, New Zealand's growing energy needs have outpaced improvements in energy efficiency, mainly because of the country's expanding economy and growing ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement for the construction of a biogas plant in Indonesia

    Lohne-based EnviTec Biogas AG today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with PT Herfinta Farm & Plantation (Indonesia) and Calfield SDN BHD (Malaysia) for the construction of a biogas plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will contribute a total of 4 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The contract signing ceremony in Berlin was attended by His Excellency ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Power in Canada: the next generation

    According to the report, Power in Canada: The Next Generation, released by Canaccord Adams, the Canadian power industry requires an unprecedented 40,000 MW of new generation capacity that could cost up to $150 billion by 2015 to meet new demand and retire old plants. The build will be complicated by changing emission standards, new technologies and, possibly most important, NIMBY issues. We are ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Distributed Power Generation in China

    Like many other countries with developing economies, China is expected to shift its focus to cleaner fuels for power generation. In the past, the country deployed district heating systems based around coal-fired heat-only boilers. However, the introduction of new small-scale power generation technologies using natural gas and potentially available renewable fuels such as biomass have provided a ...


  • Global Power Generation Market

    Global Power Generation market to grow at a CAGR of 6.67 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased adoption of renewable technology. The Global Power Generation market has also been witnessing the increased economic growth in developing countries. ...


  • The Cost of Power Generation 2012

    A further trend that seems set to continue over the medium term is the inexorable rise in the cost of electricity, while the future of nuclear power looks increasingly uncertain. Features and benefits Realize up-to-date competitive intelligence through comprehensive power cost analysis in electricity power generation markets. Assess power generation costs and ...


  • Impact of Water Scarcity on Power Generation

    The UNEP Finance Initiative launches Issue 2 of the Chief Liquidity Series at World Water Week in Stockholm STOCKHOLM - The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) launched Issue 2 of The Chief Liquidity Series focused on the Power Sector at an event entitled 'Seeking Liquidity: Integrating Corporate Water ...


    By UNEP Finance Initiative

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

  • Mechanical fin power: oceanic power generation

    Tim Finnigan, a professor of ocean engineering at the University of Sydney in Australia designed a radical oceanic energy collector inspired by the design of shark tails. Mimicking the successful evolutionary design of the fish species, he constructed a device that seizes the power of the sea. “I realized the systems that function the best are the ones that already exist there,” said Finnigan. ...

  • New insights into power-generating windows

    On 5 July Jan Willem Wiegman is graduating from TU Delft with his research into power-generating windows. The Applied Physics Master's student calculated how much electricity can be generated using so-called luminescent solar concentrators. These are windows which have been fitted with a thin film of material that absorbs sunlight and directs it to narrow solar cells at the perimeter of the ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Pennsylvania DEP Chief Celebrates Plant Using Treated Mine Water to Generate Power

      Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Mike Krancer today opened a valve allowing treated acid mine water from the Antrim treatment plant in Tioga County to power a turbine and begin generating electricity to run the facility. "This micro-hydro plant is the first of its kind in Pennsylvania to use acid mine water to generate renewable energy while creating no air or water ...

  • Global Power Generation Market to 2018

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Power Generation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Economic growth and rise in population have been the most important reasons for energy/power generation in the past few decades. Commercial and residential energy is expected to increase with ...


  • Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Amazon division to use power generated by big NC wind farm

    A division of Amazon is buying the renewable energy generated by the South's first big wind-power project. Seattle-based Amazon Web Services said Monday it has agreed to buy the electricity generated by the 200-megawatt operation to be built near Elizabeth City in rural eastern North Carolina. A groundbreaking for the project being built by Iberdrola Renewables is scheduled for  ...


    By Associated Press

  • Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the US Wind Power Generation Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dacea2/wind_power_generat) has announced the addition of the "Wind Power Generation" report to their offering. The US wind power generation ...


  • Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the US Solar Power Generation Market

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b69274/solar_power_genera) has announced the addition of the "Solar Power Generation" report to their offering. The US solar power generation ...


    By Research and Markets

  • DIY power supply: prospects for micro-generation

    With climate change at the top of the international political agenda, and energy security an increasing concern for Western nations, consumers producing their own electricity might be one ideal solution. A new study has examined current obstacles to the widespread use of micro-generation. The technology for micro-generation - small, localised energy generation close to its point of use (household ...

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