Wind energy hub planned for the North Sea

Ahead of the Energy Council in Luxembourg on June 6, 2016, 11 energy companies signed a joint declaration stating that offshore wind can be fully competitive with coal and gas by 2025, achieving a cost of 80 €/MWh and below. Article source:

Renewables in Germany stay on course for growth

At the end of June wind capacity worldwide reached 456,486 MW, which corresponds to 4.7 % of the global electricity demand. In the second half of 2016, an additional 40 GW are expected, bringing the total to 500 GW. The announcement was made by the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) in its half-year report. Article … Read more

Astronergy celebrates 10 years of solar module production in Frankfurt (Oder)

The solar module manufacturer Astronergy is equipping 8,500 post offices in Bangladesh with German-made photovoltaic modules. Four 250-watt modules on each post office, together with a battery storage device, will ensure a stable and independent power supply for computers, scanners and printers – even in regions which are not connected to the power grid or … Read more

TESVOLT expands international sales

The commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt collaborated with Samsung SDI to develop a high-voltage storage system which is setting new standards for safety and also boasts a 30 year lifespan. The battery contains Samsung SDI’s new prismatic lithium cells, which BMW recently introduced into their electric cars, thereby almost doubling their range. Each cell is … Read more

skytron energy installs power plant control system in Japan

Powin Energy, a manufacturer and developer of scalable energy storage systems for commercial and utility customers, announced today that its 2 MW/8 MWh Millikan Ave. Battery Energy Storage System in Irvine, California, is officially online. The BESS provides emission-free and highly reliable critical peaking capacity and grid support services to Southern California Edison. Powin Energy … Read more

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Solarnova acquires new Stringer [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”34544″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”Energy CPD”,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”183″,”style”:”width: 150px; height: 115px;”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”239″}}]] Article source: