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  • Europe’s planned ‘Super Grid’

    An electricity super grid is being planned to connect all 28 European Union countries and provide them with insurance against power blackouts. Forty leading organisations from research, industry, utilities and grid operators are combining in a €63 million research program aimed at incorporating all renewable energies into a super grid that can balance intermittent sources of electricity and ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

  • Inprova Energy is shortlisted for Super Consultancy of the Year Award

    Inprova Energy has reached the finals of a leading industry awards scheme for outstanding achievement in providing business energy solutions. The company has been shortlisted for the Super Consultancy of the Year title in the highly respected Energy Live News (TELCA) Awards Inprova Energy is the newly branded energy division of ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Super Highway Lighting Project Won by Carmanah Technologies

    In a project valued at over $400,000, Mexican officials have selected the EG500 solar-powered outdoor lighting system to illuminate the country’s latest major superhighway, Supervia Poniente. The EG500 solar outdoor lighting system, developed by Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH)(Pink Sheets: CMHXF), represents the company’s largest solar outdoor lighting product capable of ...

  • Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid

    Researchers of the University of Seville and IRNASE (Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology), of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) have verified in controlled trials the efficiency of Erica andevalensis, or heather from Andévalo -- an endemic shrub from the province of Huelva and the Portuguese area of the Alentejo -- in the recovery of soils contaminated with heavy ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries

    Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.   The ORNL-led team used scanning transmission electron microscopy to take an atomic-level look at a cubic garnet material called LLZO. The researchers found the material to be highly ...

  • `SuperSmart Grid` could connect up renewable energy across Europe

    Renewable energy could help Europe meet twin goals: a more secure energy supply and climate change mitigation. A recent study describes a new approach to electricity distribution in the form of a 'SuperSmart Grid'. This supports both long-distance transmission and decentralised energy generation and could enable a 100 per cent renewable electricity system by 2050. A major problem with renewable ...

  • Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

    Development of electric vehicles and its market in Europe is dependent on non-financial incentives. Non-financial incentives, such as exclusive parking stations for EV owners, reserved traffic lanes and free use of toll roads, can provide extra benefits to EV owners by saving their time and money without costing the government to any great degree. This could lead to EVs becoming a financially ...


  • Saudi Arabia reveals plans for its first power plant using CSP to supply to the grid

    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected CSP to produce electricity with the 550MW Duba 1 project, an Integrated Solar Combined Cycle power plant (ISCC) located 50kmNorth of Duba near Tabuk, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. This is the first time CSP has been chosen to be deployed above very small scale in the country. SEC has called for requests for expressions of interest (EOI) to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Research Report on Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020

    GlobalData's latest research Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020 provides in-depth analysis of smart grid-related developments in Europe. The report covers various aspects of smart grids and related technologies, as well as providing details of market sizing, outlook and competitive landscape analysis. At the outset, the ...


  • Sustainable off-grid lighting solutions can deliver major development and climate benefits

    Replacing the millions of kerosene lamps, candles and flashlights used worldwide with modern solar lighting can provide an increasingly low-cost solution to reducing carbon emissions, indoor air pollution and health risks, and boosting green jobs, according to new studies from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). UNEP also announced today a new strategic partnership with the private ...

  • Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Incentives (Financial & Non-Financial) to Play a Major Role in Driving the Electric Vehicle (EV) Market in Europe

      ReportsnReports adds new market research report 'Smart Grid Landscape in Europe - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations, Investment Analysis and Outlook to 2020' to its store. Development of electric vehicles and its market in Europe is dependent on non-financial incentives. Non-financial incentives, such ...


  • Megaman achieves major cost savings for Birmingham Women`s Hospital

    New PLATEIA Luminaires from Megaman UK have played a vital role improving the visual environment of Birmingham Women’s Hospital, whilst achieving significant savings on energy and maintenance. Birmingham Women’s hospital, based in Edgbaston, is one of only two specialist Trusts in the UK which cares for women and their families.  Following a Trust survey it was identified that ...


    By Megaman (UK) Limited

  • Energy infrastructure tops bill at European future energy forum this October

    World-class business leaders will be gathering for three days of intense discussions on the future of energy at the European Future Energy Forum in London, October 19-21, 2010. Top of the agenda will be European energy infrastructure and the changes we are going to see in the future to drastically cut emissions. Leading the discussion will be Philip Lowe, Director-General Energy, European ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Energy infrastructure tops bill at European future energy forum this October

    World-class business leaders will be gathering for three days of intense discussions on the future of energy at the European Future Energy Forum in London, October 19-21, 2010. Top of the agenda will be European energy infrastructure and the changes we are going to see in the future to drastically cut emissions. Leading the discussion will be Philip Lowe, Director-General Energy, European ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • Advanced Energy Storage Technologies by Type, Applications & Strategic Opportunities (2011 – 2016)

    The market for energy storage technologies across the globe is expected to grow from $39.7 billion in 2011 to $61.9 billion by 2016 at a CAGR of 9.3% for the same period. The energy storage technologies include lead acid, NiMH, NiCD, lithium ion, flywheel, and super capacitor technologies. Secondary batteries dominate the market in terms of revenue generated among all the other technologies. ...


  • Advanced Energy Storage Systems Market Trends & Forecast to 2018

    Advanced energy storage is an important element with respect to the future electrical needs and energy efficiency measures. Conventionally, electricity is consumed soon after being generated as there are no effective technologies to store electricity in the required quantities. With emerging technologies, this phenomenon is improving with continuously improved energy densities and capital ...

  • Secretary Chu announces initiatives to promote clean energy at first clean energy ministerial

    At the world"s first Clean Energy Ministerial, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the United States is helping launch more than 10 international clean energy initiatives.  These initiatives will cut energy waste; help deploy smart grid, electric vehicle, and carbon capture technologies; support renewable energy markets; expand access to clean energy resources and jobs; and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Countries promise action on clean technologies

    Government representatives attending the two-day Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in Washington DC have promised action on over ten initiatives aimed at promoting energy efficiency and clean energy. The 24 countries, including the EU, the US, Canada, China, Japan, South Korea, India and Russia, taking part in the meeting account for around 80% of global energy consumption. The United States, the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Alstom T&D India to secure reliable power supply across North India

    Alstom T&D India has secured a €20.1 million (1610 MINR) contract from Powergrid for the extension of air-insulated substations (AIS) at 14 sites across five Indian states, and 765 kV reactors at Bhiwani. The expansion will reduce transmission line overloading and improve grid stability in North India. The turnkey project covers the design, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing and ...


    By Alstom

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