Ángel Luis Serrano, the Isofoton CEO, highlighted this point during the APVIA PV 2012 International Exhibition that is taking place this week in Singapore----- Serrano confirmed ISOFOTON's commitment to investment in R&D and employment, supported by important international partners such as Samsung----- Serrano confirmed that opening the Chinese market to foreign investors is of crucial importance
Fraunhofer ISE Heads Project to Reduce Building Energy Consumption for Airports
SINCE JANUARY, RENEWABLES ACCOUNTED FOR 44% OF ALL NEW U.S. ELECTRICAL GENERATING CAPACITY
Firebaugh-Las Deltas United School District Restores Music Instruction with Savings from SolarCity Project
Projects Expected to Save District More than $900,000 in First Five Years of Operation
Company Armed to Meet Growing International Demand for Cost-effective and Reliable Clean Energy
In autumn 2012, Fronius International GmbH opened the Active Energy Tower at its Wels site in Upper Austria. Its active energy design, use of photovoltaics (PV) and geothermal energy sources mean that the architectural showpiece is heated and cooled without generating any CO2 emissions whatsoever.
According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, 433 MW of new electrical generating capacity was added in the U.S. in September -- all from solar and wind sources. The total consisted of five wind projects totaling 300 MW and 18 solar projects totaling 133 MW. For the first nine months of 2012, 77 wind projects (4,055 MW), 154 solar projects (936 MW), 76 biomass projects (340 MW), 7 geothermal projects (123 MW), 10 water power projects (9 MW), and 1 waste heat project (3 MW) have come on-line. Collectively, these total 43.8% of all new generating capacity added since the beginning of 2012. By comparison, new natural gas capacity additions since January 1, 2012 totaled 61 projects (4,587 MW) or 36.8% while 3 new coal projects added 2,276 MW (18.3%). Nuclear and oil represented just 1% and 0.1% of new capacity additions respectively. The new renewable energy generating capacity added in 2012 represents a 29% increase over the level recorded for the same period in 2011. Renewable energy sources now account for 14.9% of all installed U.S. electrical generating capacity.
The PV mounting system manufacturer Clenergy's three-day appearance at the Solar Power International 2012 exhibition in Orlando (11th-13th September) was yet another successful step in its journey towards establishing itself in the PV markets of the US. Beside establishing substantial contact with a large number of new and interested distribution and retail partners. Clenergy has presented its innovative new 3D software online tool PV-ezDesign and its new ground mount system PV-ezRack SolarTerrace I-B together with its current bestseller for ground mount and flat roofs.
Natural gas and oil are hot topics in the media these days, but many investors are turning to British Columbia's bioenergy riches as a province-wide source of new jobs and real economic growth.
Ballard Power Systems has announced the commissioning of a 1.1-megawatt ClearGen™ fuel cell system installed at the Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) sales and marketing headquarters campus in Torrance, California.
The GLOBE Foundation has announced a new dedicated operating unit designed to accelerate the deployment of innovative technologies to support sustainable economic growth in Canada and around the world.
Partnership with mondoPower Srl yields 1 MW PV installation
INNOVATIVE NEW HIGH-CURRENT INDUCTORS FROM PRECISION COMBINE REAL-ESTATE AND COST SAVINGS WITH REDUCED POWER LOSSES
New technology generates up to 33% real estate savings and up to 25% reduction in power losses
Higher Energy Yields, Extensive Grid Management to Improve Utility-Scale Solution
Maxwell Technologies' chief technical officer will outline how the ultracapacitor industry can realize its full potential in the automotive world at the Advanced Energy Solutions Conference, October 23-25, 2012 in San Diego, California.
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