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NextEnergy Solar Fund, Anglian Water Services Sign PV Framework

NextEnergy Solar Fund, Anglian Water Services Sign PV Framework

NextEnergy Capital, Investment Manager for NextEnergy Solar Fund and Anglian Water Services have signed an agreement through which NextEnergy Capital will design, build, operate, and own over 35MW of solar assets and sell the power directly to Anglian Water through private wire for a 25-year period.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 3, 2019
Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

Ralph Lauren Corp announced a series of pledges related to sustainability, including a commitment to power all of its globally owned and operated offices, distribution centers and stores with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and join RE100, a group of the world's most influential businesses committed to the use of renewable power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 2, 2019
€50 Million for Wind Energy Complex in Spain

€50 Million for Wind Energy Complex in Spain

The European Investment Bank will provide €50m in financing to Renovables de la Ribera, a 50-50 joint venture between Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra to build a new renewable energy project - the Cavar wind complex - in Navarra, Spain.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 29, 2019
Zimbabwe to Benefit from Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

Zimbabwe to Benefit from Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

Zimbabwe is currently experiencing up to 18 hours of load-shedding daily so Ngonyezi Projects pumped hydroelectric energy storage power plant at Osborne dam will contribute to the reduction of the hours of load-shedding.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 28, 2019
£4.3M Grant to Accelerate Combined Wind and Wave Power Technology

£4.3M Grant to Accelerate Combined Wind and Wave Power Technology

Marine Power Systems has been awarded £4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of a floating offshore wind and wave technology that could transform the opportunities for energy generation in deep water locations.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 27, 2019
New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy

New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy

Researchers have reported a new device that can both efficiently capture solar energy and store it until it is needed, offering promise for applications ranging from power generation to distillation and desalination.
External Company Press Release
Squad, Affordable Solar City Car

Squad, Affordable Solar City Car

Squad Mobility has unveiled the Squad: a 45 km/h, 2-person solar car for daily (sub)urban mobility. The Squad (Solar Quad) is being developed by two ex-Lightyear employees who share a desire to develop an affordable solar car for a large group of consumers.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 26, 2019
Concentrated Solar Energy to Exceed 1000 Degrees Celsius

Concentrated Solar Energy to Exceed 1000 Degrees Celsius

Heliogen has concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. At that temperature, Heliogen can replace the use of fossil fuels in critical industrial processes, including the production of cement, steel, and petrochemicals, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from these activities.
External Company Press Release
The Importance of Waste-to-Energy Solutions

The Importance of Waste-to-Energy Solutions

Our world is dealing with a crisis — mountains and mountain of waste. At the same time, the worry of fuel shortages is also rising. Can the two issues be combated together?
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 25, 2019
Siemens and juwi Partner for Microgrids in the Mining Industry

Siemens and juwi Partner for Microgrids in the Mining Industry

Siemens and the renewable energy developer juwi have joined forces to enter into a strategic technology partnership to focus on microgrids in the mining industry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 22, 2019
World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

South Australian electricity consumers will have more secure and affordable power with the State's Big Battery set to grow in size by 50% to help reduce household power bills and provide security services that were lost with the closure of the Northern Power Station.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 21, 2019
Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Will market growth in thermoelectric energy harvesting primarily come from low or high power opportunities? Which researchers and manufacturers have the products with the most potential? Forecasts by industry? Significance of latest advances? Most active countries? It is all here in the new IDTechEx report, "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Sensing 2020-2030"
External Company Press Release
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 20, 2019
Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Batteries are rapidly becoming less expensive and might soon offer a cheap short-term solution to store energy for daily energy needs. However, the long-term storage capabilities of batteries, for example, in a yearly cycle, will not be economically viable.
External Company Press Release
Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

SEEIT is pleased to announce the completion of its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations under the previously announced framework agreement with Tesco plc.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2019
New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

The new material is so effective that it could be used to provide energy for sensors or even small computer processors. Instead of connecting small electrical devices to cables, they could generate their own electricity from temperature differences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2019
Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Clear Blue Technologies will provide its Smart Off-Grid solutions and services for seven greenfield sites in Ghana to power a telecom network for Vodafone Ghana.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2019
Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

The technology is based on a simple principle: raising and lowering a heavy weight to store and release energy.
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
External Company Press Release
NextEnergy Solar Fund, Anglian Water Services Sign PV Framework

NextEnergy Solar Fund, Anglian Water Services Sign PV Framework

NextEnergy Capital, Investment Manager for NextEnergy Solar Fund and Anglian Water Services have signed an agreement through which NextEnergy Capital will design, build, operate, and own over 35MW of solar assets and sell the power directly to Anglian Water through private wire for a 25-year period.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Dec 2, 2019
€50 Million for Wind Energy Complex in Spain

€50 Million for Wind Energy Complex in Spain

The European Investment Bank will provide €50m in financing to Renovables de la Ribera, a 50-50 joint venture between Iberdrola and Caja Rural de Navarra to build a new renewable energy project - the Cavar wind complex - in Navarra, Spain.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 28, 2019
£4.3M Grant to Accelerate Combined Wind and Wave Power Technology

£4.3M Grant to Accelerate Combined Wind and Wave Power Technology

Marine Power Systems has been awarded £4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of a floating offshore wind and wave technology that could transform the opportunities for energy generation in deep water locations.
External Company Press Release
Squad, Affordable Solar City Car

Squad, Affordable Solar City Car

Squad Mobility has unveiled the Squad: a 45 km/h, 2-person solar car for daily (sub)urban mobility. The Squad (Solar Quad) is being developed by two ex-Lightyear employees who share a desire to develop an affordable solar car for a large group of consumers.
External Company Press Release
The Importance of Waste-to-Energy Solutions

The Importance of Waste-to-Energy Solutions

Our world is dealing with a crisis — mountains and mountain of waste. At the same time, the worry of fuel shortages is also rising. Can the two issues be combated together?
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 22, 2019
World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

World's Biggest Battery to Get Bigger

South Australian electricity consumers will have more secure and affordable power with the State's Big Battery set to grow in size by 50% to help reduce household power bills and provide security services that were lost with the closure of the Northern Power Station.
External Company Press Release
Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

Zigbee Alliance Augments its Green Power Program

The Zigbee Alliance announced new branding and certification measures centered around its existing Green Power feature, which is based on energy-harvesting technology and part of the flagship Zigbee PRO standard.
External Company Press Release
Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

Power Production Begins at Tesco UK Solar Projects

SEEIT is pleased to announce the completion of its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations under the previously announced framework agreement with Tesco plc.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 18, 2019
Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Smart Off-Grid to Power Vodafone Project in Ghana

Clear Blue Technologies will provide its Smart Off-Grid solutions and services for seven greenfield sites in Ghana to power a telecom network for Vodafone Ghana.
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
Dec 3, 2019
Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

Ralph Lauren to Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025

Ralph Lauren Corp announced a series of pledges related to sustainability, including a commitment to power all of its globally owned and operated offices, distribution centers and stores with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 and join RE100, a group of the world's most influential businesses committed to the use of renewable power.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 29, 2019
Zimbabwe to Benefit from Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

Zimbabwe to Benefit from Pumped Hydroelectric Energy Storage

Zimbabwe is currently experiencing up to 18 hours of load-shedding daily so Ngonyezi Projects pumped hydroelectric energy storage power plant at Osborne dam will contribute to the reduction of the hours of load-shedding.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 27, 2019
New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy

New Hybrid Device Can Both Capture and Store Solar Energy

Researchers have reported a new device that can both efficiently capture solar energy and store it until it is needed, offering promise for applications ranging from power generation to distillation and desalination.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 26, 2019
Concentrated Solar Energy to Exceed 1000 Degrees Celsius

Concentrated Solar Energy to Exceed 1000 Degrees Celsius

Heliogen has concentrated solar energy to exceed temperatures greater than 1,000 degrees Celsius. At that temperature, Heliogen can replace the use of fossil fuels in critical industrial processes, including the production of cement, steel, and petrochemicals, dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from these activities.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 25, 2019
Siemens and juwi Partner for Microgrids in the Mining Industry

Siemens and juwi Partner for Microgrids in the Mining Industry

Siemens and the renewable energy developer juwi have joined forces to enter into a strategic technology partnership to focus on microgrids in the mining industry.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 21, 2019
Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Thermoelectric Harvesting Finding its Place at Last?

Will market growth in thermoelectric energy harvesting primarily come from low or high power opportunities? Which researchers and manufacturers have the products with the most potential? Forecasts by industry? Significance of latest advances? Most active countries? It is all here in the new IDTechEx report, "Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting and Sensing 2020-2030"
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 20, 2019
Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Using Mountains for Long-Term Energy Storage

Batteries are rapidly becoming less expensive and might soon offer a cheap short-term solution to store energy for daily energy needs. However, the long-term storage capabilities of batteries, for example, in a yearly cycle, will not be economically viable.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 19, 2019
New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

New Material Breaks World Record Turning Heat Into Electricity

The new material is so effective that it could be used to provide energy for sensors or even small computer processors. Instead of connecting small electrical devices to cables, they could generate their own electricity from temperature differences.
Off Grid Energy Independence
Nov 15, 2019
Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

Renewables Firm Looks to Skyscraper Energy Storage

The technology is based on a simple principle: raising and lowering a heavy weight to store and release energy.
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
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