Tesla document reveals surging energy storage market

Tesla document reveals surging energy storage market

Likely sales of Tesla batteries to just one solar company this year could be 60 percent larger than the entire U.S. “behind-the-meter” energy storage market last year, said a new report by GTM Research. Even though the analysis focused only on Tesla Motors Inc.’s sale of high-capacity batteries to SolarCity Corp., GTM Research executive Shayle […]

Nailsea School claims £15k a year after installing biomass

Nailsea School claims £15k a year after installing biomass

Nailsea School claims £15k a year in government incentives, seven years after installing biomass boiler. Nailsea School in North Somerset is now claiming £15,000+ per year from the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), seven years after its biomass boiler was installed and almost five years after the RHI scheme was launched. The news is promising for […]

Rail energy storage project by ARES.

Rail energy storage project by ARES.

First-of-its-kind rail energy storage project targets role in CAISO ancillary services market. The newest entrant into energy storage market bears a passing resemblance to cutting edge 19th century technology. It is a rail car with no passengers or freight that goes nowhere. But if the California company working on this technology is right, its rail […]

Ductor Corporation develops new biogas fermentation technology.

Ductor Corporation develops new biogas fermentation technology.

Finnish cleantech company Ductor Corporation has developed a process that removes ammonium inhibition in biogas fermentation aiming to improve biogas economics and nutrient recycling. Ductor Corporation says its new patented Ductor fermentation technology removes over 60 percent of the nitrogen before biogas fermentation. It does this by adding one fermentation step, prior to fermentation, as well as […]

Black & Veatch has signed a MoU with SBS for tidal projects in Indonesia.

Black & Veatch has signed a MoU with SBS for tidal projects in Indonesia.

Black & Veatch has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SBS for the development of commercial-scale tidal current projects in Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest archipelagos and has the potential for significant volumes of marine energy. The MoU follows feasibility studies and is expected to lead to an initial facility of […]

TSK to take 50% in Israeli CSP project, Abengoa left behind.

TSK to take 50% in Israeli CSP project, Abengoa left behind.

Shikun & Binui Ltd (TLV:SKBN) has picked the Noy Fund and Spain’s TSK Group to replace Abengoa (BME:ABG) for the construction of the 110-MW NIS 4B Ashalim solar thermal power plant in Israel. The Israeli construction and infrastructure company will sell a 40% stake in the project to the Noy Fund and a 10% interest […]

Inox Wind to install 100 MW of wind in India.

Inox Wind to install 100 MW of wind in India.

Inox Wind Limited has won two orders for a cumulative capacity of 100 MW from one of India’s leading renewable energy independent power producers. The order further strengthens the company’s position as India’s top wind energy solutions provider. It consists of a 50 MW project to be established in Gujarat with the remaining 50 MW to […]

Ancient technology could revolutionise wind energy.

Ancient technology could revolutionise wind energy.

A bladeless wind energy convertor inspired by the sailing boats of Ancient Carthage is set to breeze past traditional turbines in terms of efficiency, according to its Tunisian developers. A Tunisian start-up has taken inspiration from the sailing boats of Ancient Carthage to develop a bladeless, non-rotating wind energy convertor that is more efficient than […]

Gurit Tooling and Barracuda Advanced Composites service Brazilian wind.

Gurit Tooling and Barracuda Advanced Composites service Brazilian wind.

Gurit Tooling and Barracuda Advanced Composites Co-operate to service the Brazilian wind energy tooling market. Gurit and Barracuda Advanced Composites have teamed up to serve the Brazilian market with wind blade mould technology and services. Gurit explains that the cooperation started in November 2015 and aims at supporting Gurit Tooling customers and users in Brazil […]

China’s newly installed wind power capacity grows 13 pct in Q1.

China’s newly installed wind power capacity grows 13 pct in Q1.

BEIJING, April 26 (Xinhua) — Newly installed wind power capacity in the first quarter reached 5.33 gigawatts, up 13 percent over the same period last year, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA) on Tuesday. By the end of March, China had 134 gigawatts installed wind power capacity, up 33 percent compared to the figure […]