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Construction on World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm has Begun

Construction on World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm has Begun

External Company Press Release
BESIX Awarded New BOT Contract in Waste-to-Resource Sector in Dubai

BESIX Awarded New BOT Contract in Waste-to-Resource Sector in Dubai

BESIX will build and operate for 16.5 years renewable energy production facilities at Al Qusais, Dubai. The Landfill Gas-to-Energy contract was awarded to BESIX by Dubai Municipality.
External Company Press Release
Power Plant to Support Renewable Capacity in Barbados

Power Plant to Support Renewable Capacity in Barbados

Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a 33 MW flexible power plant on a fast-track basis to the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited, the utility company on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 27, 2020
Body Heat Through Flexible Fabric Powers Iot Devices

Body Heat Through Flexible Fabric Powers Iot Devices

Wearable electronics and other Internet of Things devices are rapidly growing in popularity, but their need for consistent power can place a high burden on users. One recently proposed solution is to generate electricity using heat from the human body, animals or other ambient sources, but typical emerging devices need to be up to an inch thick to harvest maximum results.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 24, 2020
Largest Solar Power Project in Poland

Largest Solar Power Project in Poland

The project is set up to include 66 solar power parks with an installed capacity of up to 1MW each, totalling a wattage of at least 65.5MW. This constitutes a significant increase in the photovoltaic energy potential installed in Poland, which currently stands at around 1,300MW.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Microsoft Announces it will be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft Announces it will be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft Corp announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Sono Motors Raises €53 Million

Sono Motors Raises €53 Million

Sono Motors has successfully completed the extension of its campaign to finance the company and has exceeded its target of 50 million euros.
External Company Press Release
100MW Energy Storage Project in South East Asia to Boost Grid

100MW Energy Storage Project in South East Asia to Boost Grid

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for a new 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Energy Storage Project in Jordan

Energy Storage Project in Jordan

The project paves the way for a commercial collaboration of about 25 MW of Azelio's energy storage technology in the Jordanian market until 2023. This capacity is forecasted along the following timeline: 50 kW in 2020, 3 MW in 2021, 7 MW in 2022 and 15 MW in 2023.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 22, 2020
Major Solar Photovoltaic Farm Project in Mali

Major Solar Photovoltaic Farm Project in Mali

Located in the town of Kita, 180km west of Bamako, the solar pv farm project will have a total production capacity of 50 megawatts. When construction is completed in 2020, the project will become the largest solar farm in West Africa and one of the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa.
External Company Press Release
Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.\r\n\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 21, 2020
KAUST and ARMOR Collaborate on Next Gen Solar Tech

KAUST and ARMOR Collaborate on Next Gen Solar Tech

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in collaboration with ARMOR has created a new style of outdoor seating, incorporating flexible, lightweight and semi-transparent solar technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2020
Certification for Wave Roller

Certification for Wave Roller

WaveRoller is a near-shore wave energy converter, mounted to the seabed with a panel that oscillates with the wave surge. It paves the way to commercialisation for the wave energy industry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2020
Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure

Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure

On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, Audi will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars, most of which will be accessible to the public.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2020
Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business

Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business

Here come previously impossible devices and structures. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart Material Opportunities in Structural Electronics 2020-2030" analyses and forecasts a remarkable $200 billion materials opportunity by making dumb structures smart.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2020
100MW of Grid Energy Storage Projects in Northern Ireland

100MW of Grid Energy Storage Projects in Northern Ireland

The 100MW of energy storage will comprise two 50MW projects located in Drumkee, County Tyrone and Mullavilly, County Armagh. The two projects, which are currently under construction, are the largest projects to date in Northern Ireland and are expected to derive revenue from the new Irish "Delivering a Secure Sustainable Electricity System" program.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2020
West Australian Town to Become Zero-Emisson Powered by Hydrogen

West Australian Town to Become Zero-Emisson Powered by Hydrogen

The coastal town of Denham may host a hydrogen demonstration project as part of a new energy solution planned for the town.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2020
Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist

Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist

The joint development work on a range of storage solutions in recent months has shown that the two companies are an excellent fit.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 15, 2020
Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition Launches

Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition Launches

An international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition has been formed to advance sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy and mitigate the harmful impacts of climate change.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2020
10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

Many of the schools that received microgrid systems were without power for six months after the hurricanes. Four hundred faculty members and 3,600 students were impacted by this project and now have access to clean, resilient power if future severe weather events or grid outages occur.
External Company Press Release
BESIX Awarded New BOT Contract in Waste-to-Resource Sector in Dubai

BESIX Awarded New BOT Contract in Waste-to-Resource Sector in Dubai

BESIX will build and operate for 16.5 years renewable energy production facilities at Al Qusais, Dubai. The Landfill Gas-to-Energy contract was awarded to BESIX by Dubai Municipality.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 27, 2020
Body Heat Through Flexible Fabric Powers Iot Devices

Body Heat Through Flexible Fabric Powers Iot Devices

Wearable electronics and other Internet of Things devices are rapidly growing in popularity, but their need for consistent power can place a high burden on users. One recently proposed solution is to generate electricity using heat from the human body, animals or other ambient sources, but typical emerging devices need to be up to an inch thick to harvest maximum results.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Microsoft Announces it will be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft Announces it will be Carbon Negative by 2030

Microsoft Corp announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 Microsoft will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by electrical consumption since it was founded in 1975.
External Company Press Release
100MW Energy Storage Project in South East Asia to Boost Grid

100MW Energy Storage Project in South East Asia to Boost Grid

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract for a new 100 MW/100 MWh total capacity energy storage project in South East Asia.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 22, 2020
Major Solar Photovoltaic Farm Project in Mali

Major Solar Photovoltaic Farm Project in Mali

Located in the town of Kita, 180km west of Bamako, the solar pv farm project will have a total production capacity of 50 megawatts. When construction is completed in 2020, the project will become the largest solar farm in West Africa and one of the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 21, 2020
KAUST and ARMOR Collaborate on Next Gen Solar Tech

KAUST and ARMOR Collaborate on Next Gen Solar Tech

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in collaboration with ARMOR has created a new style of outdoor seating, incorporating flexible, lightweight and semi-transparent solar technologies.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2020
Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure

Audi Invests Around EUR100 Million in Charging Infrastructure

On its journey to becoming a provider of entirely CO2-neutral premium mobility, Audi is making excellent progress at its own sites. By the middle of 2022, Audi will equip one in ten parking spaces with a possibility to charge electric cars, most of which will be accessible to the public.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2020
100MW of Grid Energy Storage Projects in Northern Ireland

100MW of Grid Energy Storage Projects in Northern Ireland

The 100MW of energy storage will comprise two 50MW projects located in Drumkee, County Tyrone and Mullavilly, County Armagh. The two projects, which are currently under construction, are the largest projects to date in Northern Ireland and are expected to derive revenue from the new Irish "Delivering a Secure Sustainable Electricity System" program.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2020
Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist

Rolls-Royce Takes Majority Holding in Power Storage Specialist

The joint development work on a range of storage solutions in recent months has shown that the two companies are an excellent fit.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 14, 2020
10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

10 Puerto Rican Schools Receive Resilient Microgrids

Many of the schools that received microgrid systems were without power for six months after the hurricanes. Four hundred faculty members and 3,600 students were impacted by this project and now have access to clean, resilient power if future severe weather events or grid outages occur.
External Company Press Release
Power Plant to Support Renewable Capacity in Barbados

Power Plant to Support Renewable Capacity in Barbados

Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply a 33 MW flexible power plant on a fast-track basis to the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited, the utility company on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 24, 2020
Largest Solar Power Project in Poland

Largest Solar Power Project in Poland

The project is set up to include 66 solar power parks with an installed capacity of up to 1MW each, totalling a wattage of at least 65.5MW. This constitutes a significant increase in the photovoltaic energy potential installed in Poland, which currently stands at around 1,300MW.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Sono Motors Raises €53 Million

Sono Motors Raises €53 Million

Sono Motors has successfully completed the extension of its campaign to finance the company and has exceeded its target of 50 million euros.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 23, 2020
Energy Storage Project in Jordan

Energy Storage Project in Jordan

The project paves the way for a commercial collaboration of about 25 MW of Azelio's energy storage technology in the Jordanian market until 2023. This capacity is forecasted along the following timeline: 50 kW in 2020, 3 MW in 2021, 7 MW in 2022 and 15 MW in 2023.
External Company Press Release
Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.\r\n\r\n
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 20, 2020
Certification for Wave Roller

Certification for Wave Roller

WaveRoller is a near-shore wave energy converter, mounted to the seabed with a panel that oscillates with the wave surge. It paves the way to commercialisation for the wave energy industry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 17, 2020
Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business

Smart Materials Replace Components: A New $200 Billion Business

Here come previously impossible devices and structures. The new IDTechEx report, "Smart Material Opportunities in Structural Electronics 2020-2030" analyses and forecasts a remarkable $200 billion materials opportunity by making dumb structures smart.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 16, 2020
West Australian Town to Become Zero-Emisson Powered by Hydrogen

West Australian Town to Become Zero-Emisson Powered by Hydrogen

The coastal town of Denham may host a hydrogen demonstration project as part of a new energy solution planned for the town.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Jan 15, 2020
Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition Launches

Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition Launches

An international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition has been formed to advance sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy and mitigate the harmful impacts of climate change.
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