Turbines aged 10 years or over are found to experience an O&M cost increase of up to 25% (Wind Energy Updates EOW Options Report 2012), resulting in owner/operators being forced to analyse their post-warranty strategy and fully assess their O&M options.
KYOCERA to Supply Solar Modules and Services for First-Ever ‘Social Contribution Mega-Solar Power Plant Project' in Japan to be Installed through University, Government and Corporate Collaboration
Profits from sale of generated electricity to be donated to local NPOs for social services, education, and citizens' activities
Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plplans to build the world's largest offshore wind farm. Officials say the proposal calls for construction of 143 wind turbines on platforms 10 miles off the coast of Fukushima, where the Daiichi nuclear power plant was damaged in the March, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The wind farm will generate 1 gigawatt of power as part of a national plan to increase renewable energy resources following the post-tsunami shutdown of the Japan's 54 nuclear reactors, NewScientist.com reported Wednesday. The Fukushima prefecture has said it intends to be completely energy self-sufficient by 2040, using only renewable sources, including the country's biggest solar park, which has also been proposed. When completed, the Fukushima wind farm will surpass the 504 megawatts generated by the 140 turbines at the Greater Gabbard farm off the coast of Suffolk in Britain, currently the world's largest farm. "This project is important -- I think it is impossible to use nuclear power in Fukushima again," project manager Takeshi Ishihara of the University of Tokyo said.
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American Wind Energy Association's Finance Policy Manager to Speak at Infocast's Annual Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit in San Diego
Paul Holshouser, AWEA's Finance Policy Manager, Joins Roster of Industry Leaders Speaking at Wind F&I Summit on February 5-7, 2013
New development kit unveils the full benefits of Anagear's ANG101x ultra-low power standby mode controllers
CSP Today South Africa 2013 is only three weeks away, taking place on 4-5th February at the Southern Sun Hotel in Pretoria.
Annual Solar Installer and Dealer Conference to be held February 13-15, 2013 at the Waterville Valley Resort in Waterville, NH.
SOLARCUBE announces increase in international solar projects for 2012, a new office in San Diego, and the supply of PV mounting systems at California installations
SOLARCUBE announced today an increase of international sales of the company's innovative PV KIVO mounting systems,and the establishment of a new office location in California, further expanding it's global footprint and brand awareness.
Forecast for 2013 is Further Decline to $2.2 Billion; Survival Strategies Essential to Address Prolonged Downturn in PV Investment
D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Bright Plain Renewable Energy Announce the Completion of Keystone Solar Financing
Keystone Solar represents an on-going effort by BPRE to enable the success of solar developers by providing knowledgeable, cost-competitive and reliable capital to solar projects at the start of construction.
"EDF Renewable Energy looks forward to this partnership with Eurus and BlackRock"
Heliatek consolidates its technology leadership by establishing a new world record for organic solar technology with a cell efficiency of 12%
"We are pleased to continue to lead the OPV industry with this landmark achievement. Our continuous progress comforts us in our ability to reach 15% efficiency by 2015.
Financing and Power Purchase Agreement provided by Energy Finance Company's FUSE Fund
Pilot program to accelerate the development of sustainable desalination technologies
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