Capacity Archive

26 Apr 2015

BNEF: New Clean Power Capacity Passes New Fossil Fuel Power Capacity… Never Turning Back

Clean energy has overtaken fossil fuels in terms of annual electricity generation capacity additions — with more renewable energy capacity now being added globally than coal + natural gas + oil combined. And, perhaps more importantly than that simple
18 Apr 2015

Lithium-Sulfur Batteries With High Capacity + Rate Performance Via Vertically Aligned Sulfur-Graphene Nanowall Cathodes

New cathode materials for lithium-sulfur batteries constructed out of vertically aligned sulfur–graphene (S-G) nanowalls on electrically conductive substrates — delivering high capacity + rate performance — have been developed by researchers at Beihang University in China. The
15 Apr 2015

Dubai to invest $3bn to boost solar power project capacity to 3GW

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) plans to invest $ 3bn to enhance the generation capacity of the UAE’s largest solar power project, Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Parkl, from 1 GW to 3 GW.
8 Apr 2015

NTPC plans to install 5,000MW solar power capacity in two years

India’s state-owned power generator, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is reportedly planning to install 5,000MW of solar power capacity over the next two years. CTBR – News
2 Mar 2015

Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For Auction

A crucial leg of the National Solar Mission was recently cleared by the Indian government which would allow 15 GW capacity to be auctioned over the next few years. The Indian government gave approval to auction 15
21 Feb 2015

Verizon is laying down 400 tiny cells in SF to boost LTE capacity

In the coming months, workers and visitors along San Francisco’s major tech corridors may notice some very big improvement in Verizon’s 4G network speeds in some very specific places. The carrier… Gigaom Search
19 Feb 2015

Chinese Module Maker Talesun Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity In Thailand

Chinese solar module and cell manufacturer Zhongli Talesun has announced construction of its new manufacturing facility in Thai-China Industrial Park in Rayong, Thailand. The new facility will be fully automated with an annual production capacity of 500
11 Feb 2015

Worldwide wind power capacity reaches 51GW in 2014

The worldwide wind power market added a record 51.5GW of new capacity in 2014, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). CTBR – News
6 Feb 2015

India Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity Through State-Owned Companies

Pushing forward with the plan to mandate state-owned companies to set up large-scale solar power projects, the Indian government has issued draft guidelines for the implementation of 1 GW solar photovoltaic power capacity. The Indian government, through
5 Feb 2015

Chinese Government Aiming For 15 GW Of New Solar Energy Capacity In 2015

The Chinese government is continuing to aim fairly high with regard to solar energy, as its recent reveal of the goal to install 15 gigawatts (GW) of new solar energy capacity in 2015 shows. That 15 GW