Thursday, May 23, 2019

Large Scale Renewables

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Ecoark Holdings Inc., which is a well-diversified clean energy company, has announced that it received a new solar technology patent through its subsidiary, Magnolia Solar Inc., from the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO).Called “Multijunction Solar Cell Employing Extended...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has offered $140 million in funding for the upgrade of the Vorotan hydroelectric power cascade in southern Armenia.According to the IFC, the money makes up its initial debt investment into Armenian infrastructure. It carries...
In 2016, China made some big steps in reducing its dependence on coal, and such an effort has made the country the top producer of solar energy in the world today.In a report by Reuters, China stated that its...
Denmark has broken a benchmark in wind energy with its large prototype wind turbine that can generate around 216,000 kWh of power in 24 hours.In late 2016, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind revealed the 9mW prototype, called the V164-8.0 MW....
Iceland is drilling a massive geothermal power hole into a volcano to boost its renewable energy capacity. Known as the Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP), this hole is said to be the largest of its kind in the world.By...
A Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) certification has been processed by the Virunga National Park and the Aera Group for the Matebe hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo.The carbon-financing firm, Aera Group, stated that its partnership with the...
Israel will see a huge development in clean energy when it opens a huge solar tower in 2018. While the country’s sunny environment provides a perfect setting for solar power, it currently uses only a small percentage of such...
People in Long Island, New York celebrated after the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) approved plans for an offshore wind energy project that is stated to be the largest of its kind in the US as of yet.Upon completion,...
According to Masdar Group and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), construction work for the third phase of the 800-megaWatt Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates will begin very soon.Upon completion, this project...
According to an industry report by the Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB), offshore wind power costs in the UK played around $121 per MWh in 2016, representing a 32% drop from four years ago.The OWPB report indicates that the...