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September 25 | 2014

IPVEA is now SOLARUNITED – Global Solar Business and Technology Association

Today marks the launch of the first ever-global business and technology association for the solar industry. In an extraordinary meeting in Amsterdam during the 29th EU PVSEC, members of the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association (IPVEA) unanimously approved the association's...
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September 24 | 2014

Availon has passed the 1,000MW milestone for servicing Vestas turbine technology

Availon, the leading independent wind turbine O&M service provider, announced today that it has passed the 1,000MW milestone for servicing Vestas turbine technology. This achievement underpins Availon’s unmatched expertise in Vestas technology in the market of independent...
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September 23 | 2014

The largest thin film solar plant in Africa

The Moncada Energy Group, an Italian independent operator in the renewable energy sector, by mean of its local subsidiary Construczioni Moncada South Africa, achieved  final completion and started operation of the biggest thin film solar farm ever in Africa. The project,...
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September 15 | 2014

A new control system increases wind turbine yield

A new advanced control system for wind turbines, built by Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) makes it possible to build larger wind turbines that produce up to 13% more energy. Tests carried out at the ECN wind farm using the system, which allows blades to be...
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September 10 | 2014

3.9MWh GSS to support a distributed energy storage integration project in California

NEC Energy Solutions, a leading energy storage system manufacturer, has been awarded a contract to supply a 2.5 MW, 3.9 MWh GSS™ to one of the largest electric utilities in the United States. As a key part of a distributed energy storage integration program, the GSS,...
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September 10 | 2014

Solar thermal demonstration plant starts operation with new molten salt technology

Novatec Solar and BASF have successfully commissioned a solar thermal demonstration plant based on a new type of molten salt technology, known as direct molten salt or DMS technology. The plant is located on the site of the solar-thermal power plant PE1 in southern Spain....
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