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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tesla Megapack Batteries Coming To New South Wales

October 27, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Despite the horrendous lack of leadership by Australia’s national leaders [can people who fail to lead actually be called leaders?], the individual states in Australia are embracing renewable energy in a big way. South Australia was the first when it […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Aggreko launches solar power rental scheme

October 12, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Aggreko has launched a solar power rental offer, allowing companies to borrow 1MW PV solutions without a long-term commitment. The systems are available for a minimum term of five years, keeping financial and technical commitment low, as there is no […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

From hydrogen fuel-cells to giant airbags, construction and roadworks are changing

October 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Often involving thousands of people, large infrastructure projects comprise a range of stakeholders, including architects, designers, engineers and construction workers. The way these schemes operate is changing, with technology and ideas focused on sustainability and efficiency becoming increasingly important. One […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: Plans unveiled for Northwest’s first hydrogen station

October 2, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

US Northwest’s first hydrogen filling station will open in Washington State in late 2021. The new site will be developed as part of the Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Project, which will lay the foundation for the expected growth of zero-emission personal […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Wingsail Technology Uses Wind To Reduce Ships’ Emissions By 30%

September 28, 2020

Via: Forbes

Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%, thanks to a new system created by Bound4blue. The Spanish company aims at delivering automated wind assisted propulsion systems (also called wingsails) that […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

MAN Energy Solutions delivers molten-salt circuit for solar-research facility

September 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Norbert Anger, Site Manager of MAN Energy Solutions in Deggendorf, said: “Already today, renewable sources supply almost 50% of the German electricity mix with this set to rise to at least 65% by 2030. Storage solutions will therefore play an […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Renewable Energy to supply pumped hydro storage solutions

September 23, 2020

Via: Energy Global

This greenfield project is part of the initiatives supported by the central government of India to significantly increase hydropower resources locally including pumped hydro storage solutions. The policies are intended to ensure sustainable and flexible energy production during peak demand […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

World’s Biggest Wind Farm Will Boast World’s Largest Installed Turbines

September 22, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

The world’s largest planned offshore wind farm will use the world’s largest installed offshore wind turbines when it starts spinning in British waters. SSE Renewables and Equinor are developing the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank project in U.K. waters, to be built […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Suntech opens 1GW integrated cell and module assembly plant in Indonesia for US market

September 16, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Major integrated PV module manufacturer, Suntech has started ramping a 1GW integrated cell and module assembly plant in Indonesia, predominantly to serve the US market that takes its nameplate module assembly capacity above 10GW. Located on Batam Island, Indonesia and […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Violet Power Plans First Vertically Integrated Solar Factory in US

September 9, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Violet Power, an Oregon-based solar startup helmed by the recently retired director of the Department of Energy’s solar office, plans to build a fully integrated manufacturing plant in Washington State. After ramping through 2021, the Violet factory will be ready […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sasol invites interested parties to partner for the development of CO2 utilisation technologies at its SA operations

September 4, 2020

Via: PR Newswire

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sasol is committed to reducing its overall impact on the environment and is developing and implementing on our climate change mitigation response to enable long-term resilience of the company through an updated strategy, Future […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

CleanBay Renewables construct an anaerobic digestion plant

August 4, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Through the partnership, Kiewit will design, engineer, and build CleanBay’s Westover bio-refinery which, using anaerobic digestion, will recycle more than 150 000 t of chicken litter annually and convert it into renewable natural gas, renewable electricity and a nutrient-rich fertilizer […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Scarecrow system for wind farms proves effective

August 3, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Seabird poo or ‘guano’ is a huge problem for the global offshore wind industry as it poses a serious health risk, due to its highly carcinogenic qualities, and is extremely expensive and unpleasant to remove. A ‘Scaretech’ system was installed […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US utility CPS Energy looks to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of storage to portfolio

July 28, 2020

Via: PV Resources

San Antonio, Texas-based utility CPS Energy is advancing efforts to diversify its generation portfolio as it plans to add up to 900MW of solar, 50MW of battery storage and 500MW of new technology solutions. The company is releasing a global […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tesla sinks to record low quarter for solar deployment but Musk defiant over long-term prospects

July 23, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Tesla deployed just 27MW of rooftop solar in Q2 2020, its worst quarter for deployment on record, but chief executive Elon Musk remains buoyant about the product’s long-term prospects. Reporting its Q2 2020 financials yesterday, Tesla disclosed that rooftop solar […]