Voltalia launches a new 2.5 MW solar project

Voltalia has been selected by the Community of Communes Pays de Jales (07) for the realization of a solar park of 2.5 MW. Located in the Ardeche, a plot of 6 hectares belonging to the municipality of ...

A wind turbine of 2.5 MW by Samsung

The Korean Samsung Group, the producer of offshore wind turbines has turned to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to determine if the wind of 76 meters high could survive the gales, with ...

Sunlight as a refrigerant

Cool using sunlight: this idea seems paradoxical if it turns out to be a concept the original energy: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) in Freiburg are investigati...

DoE awards $62 million to CSP

The DoE (Department of Energy) announced May 7, 2010 a budget of $62 million over a period of five years for low cost solar technologies, namely solar thermal concentrator (CSP), the objective that 10...

Renewable Energy: 33% target in 2020?

In  2002  California set the target to increase to 20% by 2010 the share of renewables in total electricity production. In 2008, Governor Schwarzenegger has added to this a goal of up to 33% for 202...

The first offshore wind farm installed in Japan

The utility of the Tokyo region (Tepco) will install in June 2010 the first offshore wind Japan. It is located 3 km off the city of Choshi, Chiba region, to the east off the capital. Given Japan’...

An eco-friendly car on the Hungarian market soon

Antro, Hungarian carmaker, is developing a new electric car that can be divided into two smaller cars. This new vehicle concept should be marketed in 2012. Antro propose two models: the Solo and Duet....

Europe strengthens its commitment to offshore wind

While Germany connects its first major marine park network and France said this month that they will identify a dozen offshore locations to then open contest, the Swiss electrical Vattenfall began the...

First solar power plant in New Caledonia

Tenesol group located in New Caledonia, through its subsidiary in Noumea, has just completed the installation of the first plant on the island, which is operated by Helios Bay. “Regionally, it i...