Brazil, a new Eldorado of wind energy

The renewable energy branch of Alstom announced it has signed a letter of intent with a leading Brazilian developers on the market for wind power, to equip farms in the state of Rio Grande do Norte (n...

Togo: First wind farm in West Africa with 25.2 MWe

The independent developer of wind and solar farms, Eco Delta announced last week obtained a concession for the construction and operation of a wind farm of 25.2 MW in Lomé, the capital of Togo. This ...

Used cooking oil and algae to fuel Airbus

The aerospace company Airbus announced late August have partnered with the Chinese University of Tsinghua to achieve a comprehensive study on “the sustainability of Chinese raw materials” ...

The largest solar energy site in Chile

Since late August 2012, the Huayca central, located about 85 km from Iquique, began to provide mining and other heavy industries in the region a maximum power of 1.4 megawatts (MW) of solar electricit...

Coupling of a heat pump and a solar panel: it works

While going to hold the second edition of the French Congress of Heat Pumps, CEP MINES ParisTech presented a study of the performance of a system coupling a heat pump and a photovoltaic cell. MINES Pa...

Opening of the first marine energy park in Scotland

During a visit to Thurso in Caithness on 30 July, the Minister for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker opened the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park. Marine energy park that incorpo...