Uruguay projects wind farms of over 48MW

The company Pastorale Winds SA plans a wind farm that will have an estimated 27 turbines of 1.8 MW each, which will have an installed capacity of 48.6 MW. The project, which covers some 8400 hectares,...

Michael Grätzel wins Millennium Technology Award

Michael Grätzel has won the 2010 Millennium Technology Award for what has been achieved by the third generation of dye-sensitized solar cells. It is the recognition of what is known as “artific...

An OAS project aims to develop biofuels in Jamaica

The Organization of American States (OAS) presented a project that supports the development and implementation of policies and programs for biofuels. The initiative is driven through the Department of...

GE gets 2.1 GW wind energy in Wyoming

The multinational General Electric has signed an agreement with the developer Pathfinder Renewable Wind Energy by committing itself to provide 2.1 gigawatts of wind turbines. The machines will be inst...

A new solar technology laboratory test in the U.S.

The tests and certifications Institute of the German Association for Electrical, Electronics and Information Technology (VDE) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) in Vancouver have reached an ...

Competitive costs for renewable energy

A study by David Oliver, an engineering student at Dalhousie University, shows that renewable energy, if used properly, can have similar costs, or even lower, to traditional energy. The study, conduct...