A dam at Gibraltar to control the sea level

For his master’s thesis, a student in hydraulic engineering EPFL imagine a dam in the Strait of Gibraltar to contain the rising waters in the Mediterranean. A work of art that would leave passin...

8 new solar plants cover parkings

Coruscant and the Caisse des Dépôts announced the creation of their third partnership for construction and operation of solar power plants in 8 new cover parking for a total output of 19 MWp. Caisse...

Scientists discover the secret of organic solar

Researchers at the University of Montreal, the Science and Technology Facilities Council, Imperial College London and the University of Cyprus determined how light rays excite the chemical structures ...

Are wind farms bad long-term investment?

By 2020 UK aims to produce 15% of its energy from renewable sources such as wind energy; To date, the country has 4,246 turbines spread over 531 wind farms, generating 7.5% of the country’s elec...

A tidal turbine of 300 MW in Europe by 2020

OpenHydro, a subsidiary of DCNS, specializing in tidal energy systems and Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE) signed an agreement to create a joint venture, Race Tidal Ltd. The two companies will combine ...

7.8 megawatt photovoltaic plant in Israel

German subsidiary of ET Solar Energy announced last week the completion of the design and commissioning of a photovoltaic plant of 7.8 megawatts (MWp) in Israel for EDF Energies Nouvelles. Mishmar Han...

The first solar power plant in eastern Turkey

Gobekli de Sanliurfa, a city located in the eastern part of Turkey, hosted a 240 kWp photovoltaic project realized by the Asunim. The system belongs to ODAS Energy, a publicly traded company in Istanb...