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Development of Welsh marine energy test site

Development of Welsh marine energy test site

Jul 27, 2018 United Kingdom
The European Marine Energy Centre Ltd and Wave Hub Ltd have signed an agreement with Marine Energy Wales to provide strategic advice to develop the Marine Energy Test Area project which is underway in Pembrokeshire.
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A new concept in solar bags

A new concept in solar bags

Jul 27, 2018 France
A new bag prototype specially designed to take advantage on the beach of the solar energy available in abundance at this time of the year by integrating flexible and versatile photovoltaic films.
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Organic solar cells to be used in roof tiles generating power

Organic solar cells to be used in roof tiles generating power

Jul 26, 2018 Russia
Materials scientists have found a way to boost the efficiency of organic solar cells several times.
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esVolta Selected for 75 MW/300 MWh Hummingbird Energy Storage Project

esVolta Selected for 75 MW/300 MWh Hummingbird Energy Storage Project

Jul 26, 2018 United States
esVolta, a developer and owner of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America, has been selected by Pacific Gas and Electric Company to build an energy storage system in Santa Clara County, California.
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Azuri appoints new VP Software and Services to boost expansion plans

Azuri appoints new VP Software and Services to boost expansion plans

Jul 26, 2018 United Kingdom
Azuri Technologies Ltd, a leading commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home solutions to rural off-grid communities, welcomes Steve Haigh to the Senior Management Team in the new role of VP Software and Services.
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First certified Green Bond for solar in Brazil

First certified Green Bond for solar in Brazil

Jul 26, 2018 Brazil
Eversheds Sutherland has advised Faro Energy on the first certified Green Bond for solar energy in Brazil. Given the scope and size of the issuance, the transaction marks a significant milestone in European investor appetite in Brazil and paves the way for further growth in solar both in Brazil and across Latin America more widely.
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Tidal energy is here

Tidal energy is here

Jul 24, 2018 Canada
A safe, reliable and sustainable way to generate power, tidal energy is opening new doors in the renewable energy sector. Cape Sharp Tidal is a joint venture between Emera Inc. and OpenHydro, a Naval Energies company, with the objective of providing tidal energy to Nova Scotians.
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New way to store wind and solar electricity on a large scale

New way to store wind and solar electricity on a large scale

Jul 23, 2018 United States
A new combination of materials may aid in developing a rechargeable battery able to store the large amounts of renewable power created through wind or solar sources. With further development, the new technology could deliver energy to the electric grid quickly, cost effectively and at normal ambient temperatures.
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Solar Irrigation Pumps

Solar Irrigation Pumps

Jul 23, 2018
Solar powered pumps can be used to provide farmers with a cheap, renewable and zero emission solution for their irrigation needs. In this article, IDTechEx looks in more detail at the area of solar powered irrigation pumps.
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Floating tension-tethered and self-steerable marine-current turbine

Floating tension-tethered and self-steerable marine-current turbine

Jul 20, 2018 Spain
A marine turbine specifically designed to harness the energy from tidal and ocean currents in those regions which, having relatively-high-speed water flows at depths with long distance to the seabed, cannot ensure an economic exploitation with fixed turbines.
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Golden opportunity to switch to low cost energy

Golden opportunity to switch to low cost energy

Jul 19, 2018 United Kingdom
Britain has a "golden opportunity" to switch to greener ways of providing energy to homes and businesses without increasing bills - but only if Ministers act now to make the most of it.
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A fresh way to research your market opportunities

A fresh way to research your market opportunities

Jul 19, 2018
Research your market by exhibiting at the IDTechEx Show! Conducting market research on why companies want your product is usually a necessary step for successful commercialization. It is even more important when new technologies are developed that achieve things that were not possible before: Often the applications for the technology turn out to be very different from those intended by the creator.
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IDTechEx TVUltralight all-electric personal aerial vehicle

Ultralight all-electric personal aerial vehicle

Jul 18, 2018 1 United States
OPENER has revealed BlackFly; the world's first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing extreme short/vertical take-off and landing aircraft. BlackFly is a single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle with simple controls requiring no special skills to master and operate safely.
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Compact and flexible supercapacitor developed

Compact and flexible supercapacitor developed

Jul 18, 2018 India
A lightweight, compact and efficient supercapacitor printed on a flexible plastic sheet has been developed by researchers.
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TRIBRID BTS Systems aim for 80% cut in base station carbon footprint

TRIBRID BTS Systems aim for 80% cut in base station carbon footprint

Jul 18, 2018 Indonesia
The TRIBRID Project in Indonesia, run by KDDI and NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) of Japan, was accepted and registered on July 10 as an Official Project at the 8th Japan-Indonesia JCM Joint Committee in Jakarta.
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North Wales tidal energy project

North Wales tidal energy project

Jul 17, 2018 United Kingdom
Marine energy developer Minesto has initiated the commissioning program of its first tidal energy project in commercial scale in North West Wales, with initial sea trials of the company's DG500 tidal energy converter taking place in Holyhead harbour and the Holyhead Deep site.
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10th CW International Conference

10th CW International Conference

Jul 16, 2018
Thinking beyond the hype: Industrial IoT, Satellite communication, artificial intelligence and machine learning, 5G and network innovation
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Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

Jul 16, 2018 China
Apple announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple's commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund.
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Free Electrons: 28 pilots already launched

Free Electrons: 28 pilots already launched

Jul 16, 2018 Japan
Free Electrons, the first global energy accelerator program that connects the world's most promising startups with leading utilities around the world, has wrapped up its second module with a total of 28 running pilots with a final module in Berlin to go.
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Kerim Kaskal joins NextEnergy Capital's advisory board

Kerim Kaskal joins NextEnergy Capital's advisory board

Jul 16, 2018 Europe
NextEnergy Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kerim Kaskal to its Advisory Board.