Power Archive

16 Apr 2014

California energy storage installations to use Ideal Power products

Ideal Power, a developer of a disruptive power conversion technology, received initial purchase orders for 20 units of its 30kW battery converter from two Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) integration customers to be installed in commercial storage
15 Apr 2014

GE Financially Backing 230 MW Solar PV Power Plant In Japan

GE Energy Financial Services — the energy arm of US conglomerate General Electric (GE) — recently announced that it will be financially backing a massive 230 MW solar PV power plant currently being slated to be constructed
15 Apr 2014

Apple buys hydroelectric power plant in Oregon

American multinational corporation Apple has bought a hydroelectric power plant in Prineville, Oregon near its data center. CTBR – News
15 Apr 2014

Global Wind Power Capacity Projected To Nearly Double In 5 Years (Charts)

Asia is now leagues ahead of other regions within the global wind market. Furthermore, this market is expected to grow at an annual cumulative capacity rate of more than 10 percent over the coming five years. A
15 Apr 2014

First Wind to sell solar power to Hawaiian Electric

US-based renewable energy company First Wind will sell solar power generated at the planned 20MW solar plant in Mililani to Hawaiian Electric. CTBR – News
13 Apr 2014

World Solar Power Capacity Increased 35% In 2013 (Charts)

With about 37,007 megawatts (MW) of solar PV power installed in 2013, world solar PV power capacity increased about 35% to 136,697 MW. Whereas Europe had dominated annual growth for years up until 2013 (10 years, to
11 Apr 2014

World Wind Power To Have Stronger Year

Originally published on sustainablog. World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013 (via sustainablog) By J. Matthew Roney At the end of 2013, the wind farms installed in more than 85 countries had a
10 Apr 2014

New World Solar Power Record For 1 Quarter, 2014 IHS Target Goes Up (Charts)

Frankly, this is something to get used to. If you look at the first chart below, quarterly solar records are being broken almost every quarter these days. Nonetheless, each record is a celebration, each record is an
9 Apr 2014

Inazin Power connects 73MW solar parks in UK

UK-based renewable energy firm Inazin Power has connected solar parks, which have a total installed capacity of around 73MW. CTBR – News
9 Apr 2014

Bharat Light & Power Will Invest $1 Billion To Boost Renewable Energy Capacity In India

Wind turbines in rural IndiaCredit: Yahoo! Blog | CC BY 2.0 The ‘India renewable energy story’ continues to sweeten as more and more companies are looking to aggressively invest into and expand renewable energy capacity across the