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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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • DNV GL`s KEMA High-Power Laboratory Performs First-Ever Ultra-High-Voltage Component Tests

    DNV GL is helping the power industry move into the era of the "super grid" with the announcement that testing of ultra-high-voltage (UHV) grid components has started at its recently expanded KEMA High-Power Laboratory (HPL) in Arnhem, the Netherlands. Following a EUR 70 million, multi-year investment, the KEMA HPL is the first facility in the world for testing UHV electrical grid components ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...


  • CPUC Sets New Time-Of-Use Periods For SDG&E To Reflect Changing Energy Market

    The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) established new time-of-use periods for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to reflect the changing energy market, including a later on-peak period and a spring super-off-peak period. In adopting an uncontested settlement agreement that allocates SDG&E's revenue among its different customer classes (residential, small business, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • ABB Digitalizes Critical Substation in New York City to Improve Power Supply

    ABB has completed a major upgrade of a key substation in New York City, where several conventional pieces of power equipment have been replaced with digitally-enabled technology, in collaboration with leading energy utility Con Edison. The bulk power substation, among the largest of its kind in the US, supplies electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in lower Manhattan. The area ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Google to join good energies in offshore wind consortium

    Good Energies, a leading global investor in renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, today announced an investment in the $5 billion Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) backbone transmission project, with a significant but unspecified contribution by Internet giant Google inc. The transmission backbone will provide approximately 6,000 MW of offshore wind capacity, enough power to serve 1.9 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Geothermal project powers Western Australian University

    From an Article from The Australian written by Giles Parkinson, Perth-based company, Green Rock Energy will tap the hot hot water aquifers that deep beneath Perth to provide geothermal-powered air-conditioning to the University of Western Australia, it will be the first project of its kind. After securing the geothermal exploration project for the metropolitan area, Perth-based Green Rock has ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Secretary Chu announces progress on international initiatives to promote clean energy

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu this week joined with energy ministers and high-level representatives from more than 20 governments to announce renewed support for 11 international clean energy initiatives at the second Clean Energy Ministerial in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. These initiatives are helping to accelerate the global transition to a clean energy future, with the goal of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Major Wind Energy Backbone Transmission Project Announced by Trans-Elect; Backed by Good Energies, Google and Marubeni Corp. - Will Enable Offshore Wind Energy Growth in Mid-Atlantic Region, Spur Jobs and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON - Capturing the enormous potential of offshore wind energy along the Mid-Atlantic coast took a significant step forward today with the announcement of the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) backbone transmission project led by well-established independent transmission company Trans-Elect and sponsored by Good Energies, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Marubeni Corporation (TYO: 8002). Designed to ...

  • Market for energy storage devices in Poland

    The amendment of the Renewable Energy Act is effective as of 1st July 2016. The amendment reflects the increasing interest of the Polish market in energy storage devices. The amendment provides the Polish statutory law with a broadly presented definition of an energy storage device. According to this definition, an energy storage device is a separate device or an array of devices with an intended ...


    By REECO GmbH

  • Eight countries get Climate Investment Funds

    Projects worth US$ 1.08 billion, that will help eight developing countries reduce carbon dioxide emissions and mitigate the impact of climate change were approved in the first week of November by the Climate Investment Funds (CIFs), a partnership of five development banks. CIFs offer interim support to developing ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New collaboration reinforces Cranfield’s solar reputation

    Cranfield University and Global CSP, developers of the world’s first precision engineered solar energy collector system, are to work together on two solar energy projects. The collaboration will involve testing and improving Global CSP’s solar energy collector system – the ‘solar captor’. Based on aircraft technology, the solar captor is fully insulated against ...


    By Cranfield University

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