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  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Isolux Corsán Wins its First Large Electricity Generation Contract in Asia

        It will build a 180-MW generation plant in Khulna, the third biggest industrial city in Bangladesh, for €110.3m   The group has broad-ranging experience in generation projects, with aggregate electricity output of over 3,000 MW ...


    By Isolux Corsán

  • Offshore wind industry working on a new power class

    The offshore wind industry is gearing up for the next turbine generation despite uncertainty about Germany's future political and economic environment. Far from being modified onshore machines, these turbines will be specifically designed for the offshore market in the next-higher power class of 7 to 10 MW. "Investors want technology that lowers their energy costs and makes offshore projects more ...


  • Energy Department Accepting Small Business Grant Applications for Low-Head Hydropower Turbines and MHK Monitoring Systems

    The Energy Department began accepting applications on November 24 for its FY 2015 Phase 1 grant topics, including two Water Power Program topics, under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wärtsilä and Aker Solutions to jointly develop cutting edge High Performance Turbine Installation Vessel

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade Press release, 29 March at 11 am (EET) Wärtsilä, the marine ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Charles Hendry visit shows Scottish green growth in action

    Minister of State Charles Hendry saw the positive effects of Government support for Scottish renewable energy projects during an official visit to Edinburgh today. He began his trip with a visit to Artemis Intelligent Power, an innovative green technology company based in the City. Artemis was one of the first recipients of a DECC grant as part of the Low Carbon Energy Demonstration programme. ...

  • ANDRITZ to equip two hydropower stations in East Asia

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received contracts from Vietnam and South Korea to supply electromechanical equipment for hydropower stations with a total value of around 65 million euros. VNECO Hoi Xuan Investment and Electricity Construction has awarded ANDRITZ HYDRO an order for the design, delivery, installation, and commissioning of three bulb turbines and ...

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wave Energy Device Deployed Off Oregon Coast

    NEWPORT, Oregon, September 17, 2007 (ENS) - Finavera Renewables Inc. has successfully deployed and commissioned the first commercial scale wave energy converter off the west coast of North America. The company plans the phased installation of a multi-device wave park and commercial electricity generation by 2010. The wave energy converter, called the AquaBuOY 2.0, is ...

  • E.ON: Construction begins on Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea

    E.ON is further expanding its renewables business and has started construction of Amrumbank West wind farm in the North Sea. The first foundation was installed today 37 kilometer northwest of the island of Helgoland. To help build Amrumbank West and other offshore projects, E.ON has chartered the MPI Discovery, a self-elevating turbine installation vessel or jackup rig, for several years. The ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Offshore wind farm construction noise can displace harbour porpoises

    Noise caused by construction of Germany’s first offshore wind farm caused significant habitat disturbance for harbour porpoises, according to a recent study. Its results suggest that porpoises avoided areas up to 20 kilometres from the noise source during construction of the wind farm’s foundations. Development of offshore wind farms plays a major role in the shift towards renewable ...

  • Small Hydro could add up to Big Damage

    A belief that small hydropower systems are a source of clean energy with little or no environmental problems is driving the growing interest in mini, micro, and pico hydro systems that generate from less than 5 kilowatts up to 10 megawatts of energy. Hydropower appears to be the cleanest and most versatile of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EI North Eastern YPN: site visit to ORE Catapult in Blyth

    The latest visit of the Energy Institute (EI) North Eastern Branch Young Professionals Network (YPN) was to the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. This took place in Blyth on the 12th May 2016 and was a combined visit with delegates from IET as well. The delegates were met by Ms. Helen Armstrong, Business Development Manager, who gave an introduction to the ORE catapult and their various ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Valtra launches brand new N Series

    Completely new features for 4-cylinder tractors – up to 185hp / 730 Nm The Valtra N Series has entered its fourth generation. The four-cylinder N Series now boasts many of the same features appreciated by customers as found on its big brother, the six-cylinder T Series, which reached its fourth generation a year ago. The new T Series has proven to be a success, and now the ...

  • Small Hydropower Market Reaches 13.34 Billion Dollars in 2011 According to New Visiongain Report

      http://www.visiongain.com/Report/730/The-Small-Hydropower-Market-2011-2021 The Small Hydropower Market 2011-2021 is ...


    By Visiongain Ltd

  • Best marine energy sites could be cost competitive with nuclear and onshore wind by 2025 with accelerated and targeted innovation

    Major three-year Carbon Trust marine energy R&D programme sets course for future growth New in-depth analysis published today by the Carbon Trust shows the UK’s best marine energy sites could generate electricity at costs comparable with nuclear and onshore wind1.  With continued and targeted innovation this could be as soon as 2025, once cost reductions from deploying ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • HydroXpert SAS Releases SIMAHPP5 to analyze and valuate hydropower projects

    SIMAHPP is tool for Windows Platform used to simulate and assess the feasibility of hydropower projects combining hydraulic, financial, and environmental parameters. Since its first release in 2009, SIMAHPP has been used internationally by consultants, well established companies and universities in 30+ countries in Europe, North and Latin America, Africa, Asia & Australia.  ...


    By Hydroxpert Technology

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