China: 2nd world economy and 1st wind power market

With more than 1.33 billion people, China is the most populous country in the world has become the second largest economy, overtaking Japan in the second quarter 2010, gross domestic product (GDP) val...

France: New adjustment in PV rates

According to the ministry of ecology and energy, photovoltaic projects submitted to date on the French territory represent a capacity of 3000 MW. So France is ahead of targets set by the Grenelle Envi...

Solar energy helps the US economic takeoff

According to a report by the American Solar Energy Society, photovoltaic installations grew 40% in 2009 and this year is expected to reach even double. It is considered the country has 1.25 GW of PVs ...

The new Vestas Wind turbines arrive in Australia

Vestas, Danish manufacturer of wind turbines, received an order for the largest wind project in Australia – with the new V112 wind turbines now marketed in onshore and offshore versions. AGL Ene...

California: a mega project of solar thermal

The Energy Commission of California has approved the project to construct and operate the Solar Millennium, a subsidiary of Solar Trust of America, the mega power project of 968 MW Solar Thermal, Rive...

EV: THINK is entering the French market

THINK, the Scandinavian manufacturer of the electric car of the same name, said Thursday it entered the French market through a partnership created between its division and O2City Mobivia Group, recog...

Scotland ready to host floating wind turbines

The Norwegian oil company Statoil and the Scottish Government this week discussed the possibility of installing the first floating wind farm in Scotland. The company has in fact identified two potenti...