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The new Wave Power Device

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has announced that it has completed the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy device, the PB150. The PB150 Powerbuoy has a peak-rated power output of 150 Kw and is the largest, most powerful wave power device build by the company.

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March 29th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Gadgets,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,USA,Wave power,WORLD | Read More »

Tar sands – the future of biofuel

The European Union is expected to debate delayed proposals in the coming months on how it will promote greener fuels, in a move that could effectively blacklist tar sands and oil shale from the bloc.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Legislation | Read More »

Solar-powered clouds developed by Qatar’s scientists

In anticipation of extreme heat during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, scientists and engineers at Qatar University have developed a solar-powered gas-filled cloud that will shade spectators and athletes from the roaring sun.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,INDUSTRY,Technology | Read More »

The world’s largest biomass plant approved by Environment Agency

Work can now move forward on the world’s largest wood-burning power plant, after the Environment Agency in Wales waved through less stringent emission limits for the £400m plant.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in Biomass,Europe,INDUSTRY,WORLD | Read More »

Cornwall County wants to become a “living laboratory”

Cornwall county council has urged the government to use the region as a “living laboratory” to help develop renewable energy for the rest of the UK.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,WORLD | Read More »

LCA software applications – cheaper and more friendly

The increasing availability of cheaper and more user friendly life cycle analysis (LCA) software applications is making it easier for firms to control the environmental impact of their supply chain, a new report has found.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,BUSINESS,INDUSTRY,Market News,Technology | Read More »

China is trying “to green” its economy

China will force its industrial sector to cut carbon emission and energy intensity by up to 18 per cent over the next five years in the latest push to ‘green’ the nation’s economy.

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,WORLD | Read More »

Whitelee, Europe’s largest wind farm

Whitelee is already Europe’s largest onshore wind farm. It creates enough electricity to power 180.000 homes. Once extended, it will be able to create enough power for 300.000 homes. Over the next two years Whitelee will be ready to almost double it’s power becoming one of the most biggest wind farms in the world. Scottish […]

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,INDUSTRY,Uncategorized,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

Ikea powerd by wind

Furniture store IKEA plans to build its own dedicated wind power facility. Under its long-term plan to heat, cool and power all its buildings using 100 percent renewable energy, the Swedish home furnishings giant will invest an undisclosed amount in the construction of its own wind farm to power 17 stores in Sweden. The nine-turbine […]

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,Uncategorized,Wind,WORLD | Read More »

Recordbreaking year for the German PV industry

The Federal Network Agency published the Decemeber figures for newly installed PV capacity today. Although there was no end of year rally, figures for Decemeber still amounted to 1,073 MWp. A comparison of the figures for the whole year shows that Decemeber was in fact the second stongest month. Thus, newly installed capacity for PV […]

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March 28th, 2011 | Posted in _featured slider,Analysis & Features,BUSINESS,Energy Market,Europe,INDUSTRY,MARKETING,Solar PhotoVoltaics,WORLD | Read More »

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