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Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 14, 2019
McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

The virtual PPA represents the first wind energy contract signed by McDonald's and will help the company make strides toward its Climate Action Target to reduce GHG emissions related to McDonald's restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

The world's largest offshore wind turbine on a floating platform has departed for its final destination off the Portuguese coast of Viana do Castelo, where the commissioning of the floating wind farm will take place.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material's use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2019
Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Five different types of solar cells have arrived at the International Space Station to be tested for their power conversion rate and ability to operate in the harsh space environment as part of the MISSE-12 mission. One type of cell, made of low-cost organic materials, has not been extensively tested in space before.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2019
Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.
External Company Press Release
Power Company Receives Global Recognition

Power Company Receives Global Recognition

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for the continuous advanced development of the power grid it operates across London, the South East and East of England.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

Technologies shaping future retailing
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

A system that uses solar energy to provide air conditioning across an entire campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast has claimed a rather cool international award in Iceland.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 7, 2019
Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Tata Power and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of TP Renewable Microgrid Ltd, which will address one of the most pervasive challenges in modern India: the lack of access to affordable, reliable electricity for millions of rural homes and enterprises.
External Company Press Release
Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

GrowFast solar irrigation system from Azuri Technologies has been named a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards, highlighting the world's best off-grid appliances.
External Company Press Release
Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewable energies collectively covered 42.9 percent of gross electricity consumption in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019. An increase of nearly five percentage points over the same period last year (38.1 percent), this is a new record.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 5, 2019
Promising Discovery Could Lead to a Better, Cheaper Solar Cell

Promising Discovery Could Lead to a Better, Cheaper Solar Cell

Researchers have gained tantalizing new insights into the properties of perovskites, one of the world's most promising materials in the quest to produce a more efficient, robust and cheaper solar cell.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 4, 2019
Third Generation Solar Energy Used For the first time in Brazil mall

Third Generation Solar Energy Used For the first time in Brazil mall

The world's first Organic Photovoltaics installation in a shopping mall was completed at Shopping da Bahia, in Salvador.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 1, 2019
General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!

General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!

Opening the IDTechEx Show! on November 20-21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center are three cornerstone speakers, highlighting key progress and future visions across the topics covered at the event.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 1, 2019
Solar Cars at $15 billion - Just the Beginning

Solar Cars at $15 billion - Just the Beginning

Solar vehicle bodywork has just progressed from curiosity to key enabling technology. The new 180-page IDTechEx report, "Solar Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains 2020-2030" explains why and forecasts the next ten years with solar cars at $15 billion 2030 just a beginning.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 31, 2019
Surfs Up, With 100% Green Electricity

Surfs Up, With 100% Green Electricity

The Wave (which is based near Bristol) boasts a 180m surfing lagoon which promises an unrivalled inland surfing experience suitable for everyone from beginners to seasoned surfers.
External Company Press Release
Turks and Caicos Islands to gain greater renewable energy integration

Turks and Caicos Islands to gain greater renewable energy integration

Following Cabinet's approval, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, FortisTCI - the islands' utility provider, and the Clinton Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding to begin implementing initiatives supported by the country's Resilient National Energy Transition Strategy. This strategy was developed by the Turks and Caicos Islands Government, FortisTCI, and Rocky Mountain Institute in 2018 and provides a roadmap for the country's energy future over 22 years, from 2019 to 2040.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2019
Form AND Function with 3D Electronics: Have Your Cake and Eat It

Form AND Function with 3D Electronics: Have Your Cake and Eat It

The general trend in electronics is towards smaller and faster devices. Now something different is coming to market. The new competitive frontier is form factor: flexible, stretchable and structural electronics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 14, 2019
McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

McDonald's Signs First Wind Energy Contract

The virtual PPA represents the first wind energy contract signed by McDonald's and will help the company make strides toward its Climate Action Target to reduce GHG emissions related to McDonald's restaurants and offices by 36% by 2030.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

World's Largest Offshore Wind Turbine to be Commissioned

The world's largest offshore wind turbine on a floating platform has departed for its final destination off the Portuguese coast of Viana do Castelo, where the commissioning of the floating wind farm will take place.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 12, 2019
Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Novel Solar Cells Arrive at International Space Station for Testing

Five different types of solar cells have arrived at the International Space Station to be tested for their power conversion rate and ability to operate in the harsh space environment as part of the MISSE-12 mission. One type of cell, made of low-cost organic materials, has not been extensively tested in space before.
External Company Press Release
Power Company Receives Global Recognition

Power Company Receives Global Recognition

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for the continuous advanced development of the power grid it operates across London, the South East and East of England.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

Water Battery Cuts Campus Electricity Use by 40% in Australia

A system that uses solar energy to provide air conditioning across an entire campus of the University of the Sunshine Coast has claimed a rather cool international award in Iceland.
External Company Press Release
Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

Azuri GrowFast Solar Irrigation Pump Finalist in Global LEAP Award

GrowFast solar irrigation system from Azuri Technologies has been named a finalist in the 2019 Global LEAP Awards, highlighting the world's best off-grid appliances.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 5, 2019
Promising Discovery Could Lead to a Better, Cheaper Solar Cell

Promising Discovery Could Lead to a Better, Cheaper Solar Cell

Researchers have gained tantalizing new insights into the properties of perovskites, one of the world's most promising materials in the quest to produce a more efficient, robust and cheaper solar cell.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 1, 2019
General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!

General Motors, Faurecia and Myant to open the IDTechEx Show!

Opening the IDTechEx Show! on November 20-21 at the Santa Clara Convention Center are three cornerstone speakers, highlighting key progress and future visions across the topics covered at the event.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 31, 2019
Surfs Up, With 100% Green Electricity

Surfs Up, With 100% Green Electricity

The Wave (which is based near Bristol) boasts a 180m surfing lagoon which promises an unrivalled inland surfing experience suitable for everyone from beginners to seasoned surfers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Oct 30, 2019
Form AND Function with 3D Electronics: Have Your Cake and Eat It

Form AND Function with 3D Electronics: Have Your Cake and Eat It

The general trend in electronics is towards smaller and faster devices. Now something different is coming to market. The new competitive frontier is form factor: flexible, stretchable and structural electronics.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

Find out how next week in Santa Clara at the IDTechEx Show!

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 13, 2019
'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

'Messy' Production of Perovskite Material Increases Solar Efficiency

Discovery means simpler and cheaper manufacturing methods are actually beneficial for the material's use in next-generation solar cells or LED lighting.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 11, 2019
Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and Wind Energy Preserve Groundwater For Drought and Agriculture

Solar and wind farms are popping up around the country to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 8, 2019
November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

November 20-21, 2019, Santa Clara

Technologies shaping future retailing
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 7, 2019
Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Empowering Millions of Indians With Renewable Microgrid Electricity

Tata Power and The Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of TP Renewable Microgrid Ltd, which will address one of the most pervasive challenges in modern India: the lack of access to affordable, reliable electricity for millions of rural homes and enterprises.
External Company Press Release
Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewables cover nearly 43 percent of electricity consumption

Renewable energies collectively covered 42.9 percent of gross electricity consumption in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019. An increase of nearly five percentage points over the same period last year (38.1 percent), this is a new record.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 4, 2019
Third Generation Solar Energy Used For the first time in Brazil mall

Third Generation Solar Energy Used For the first time in Brazil mall

The world's first Organic Photovoltaics installation in a shopping mall was completed at Shopping da Bahia, in Salvador.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 1, 2019
Solar Cars at $15 billion - Just the Beginning

Solar Cars at $15 billion - Just the Beginning

Solar vehicle bodywork has just progressed from curiosity to key enabling technology. The new 180-page IDTechEx report, "Solar Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains 2020-2030" explains why and forecasts the next ten years with solar cars at $15 billion 2030 just a beginning.
External Company Press Release
Turks and Caicos Islands to gain greater renewable energy integration

Turks and Caicos Islands to gain greater renewable energy integration

Following Cabinet's approval, the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands, FortisTCI - the islands' utility provider, and the Clinton Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding to begin implementing initiatives supported by the country's Resilient National Energy Transition Strategy. This strategy was developed by the Turks and Caicos Islands Government, FortisTCI, and Rocky Mountain Institute in 2018 and provides a roadmap for the country's energy future over 22 years, from 2019 to 2040.
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