Cleantechnology Business Review Archive

22 Aug 2014

Greencoat to acquire stakes in four UK wind farms

Greencoat UK Wind has agreed to acquire a 51.6% stake in four UK wind farms from subsidiaries of The AES Corporation for £90.6m. CTBR – News
22 Aug 2014

Nam Ngiep 1 secures financing for 290MW hydropower project in Lao PDR

Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company (NNP1PC) has secured financing for the 290MW hydropower project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). CTBR – News
21 Aug 2014

MSU researchers develop transparent luminescent solar concentrator

Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) have developed a new type of solar panel that is similar to typical glass, which when placed on top of a window can collect energy and provide unobstructed view through the
21 Aug 2014

Voith to modernise generator at German pumped storage power plant

Voith has secured a contract worth about €9m to modernise a generator at the 620MW Waldeck 2 pumped storage power plant in North Hesse, Germany. CTBR – News
21 Aug 2014

3sun Group wins contract to support Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in UK

3sun Group has secured a contract from MHI Vestas Offshore to complete electrical and mechanical works of 73 V112-3.0MW turbines, which will be installed at the 219MW Humber Gateway offshore wind farm in the UK. CTBR –
21 Aug 2014

MIT researchers recycle old car batteries into solar panels

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a new method for manufacturing perovskite solar cells using lead from old car batteries. CTBR – News
20 Aug 2014

Solar Systems scraps plans for Mildura solar project in Australia

Solar Systems, a subsidiary of Silex Systems, has suspended plans for the 100MW Mildura solar power station in Victoria due to low wholesale electricity prices and uncertainty surrounding Australia’s Renewable Energy Target. CTBR – News
20 Aug 2014

Analytica Bio-Energy to build wastewater management plants in China

China has invited Analytica Bio-Energy to participate in the wastewater management program. CTBR – News
19 Aug 2014

ABB to provide onshore grid connection for MeyGen tidal stream project

ABB has secured a contract from Atlantis Resources to provide the onshore grid connection for the first phase of the MeyGen tidal stream project in Pentland Firth, Scotland. CTBR – News
19 Aug 2014

Trina Solar to provide 82MW of anti-PID modules for Chinese plant

Trina Solar has secured a contract to provide 82MW of its anti-potential induced degradation (PID) modules to a solar power plant situated in Jiangsu Province, China. CTBR – News