Record Addition Of Wind Energy Capacity In Denmark As Support Scheme Ends

According to the Danish Ministry of Energy, a record number of wind turbines were connected to the grid in the period from January 2017 to late February 2018. This helps secure the government’s goal that at least 50% of Denmark’s energy needs must be covered by renewables by 2030. The …

Finnish Savo-Solar Inks EUR 2 Million Deal with France

Finnish solar thermal systems provider Savo-Solar has signed a final delivery contract with newHeat SAS in France. The contract is for France’s largest solar thermal system. It will be installed in Condat-sur-Vézère and have a collector area of over 4 000m2. Valued at over two million euros, the order includes …

Jellyfish Chips Are the Future of Junk Food

Jellyfish are not exactly the centerpiece of most people’s ideal meals. The umbrella-shaped animals are slimy, tasteless, and can be extremely poisonous. But a population boom and the need to reduce meat — and other foods that require extensive energy to produce — consumption, means humanity has to get creative …

Report: EU Renewables Beat Coal Power for the First Time

New EU renewables generation increased sharply in 2017, but the lion’s share of these gains were shouldered by the UK and Germany, demonstrating the “uneven” nature of energy sector decarbonisation across Europe. That was the main conclusion of a new analysis by think tank Sandbag, which details how new wind, …

44% Wind — Denmark Set New Wind Energy Record In 2017

Numbers have just come out this week from danskenergi.dk, the Danish energy organization whose members support companies in delivering steady green power to the Danes, with an impressive uptime of 99.99% at competitive prices. Wind turbines delivered power equivalent to 43.6 percent of Denmark’s electricity consumption in 2017. This is …

Vestas & Northvolt Create Wind Energy Grid Storage Partnership

Headquartered in Denmark, Vestas is the largest manufacturer of wind turbines in the world. This week, it announced the formation of a partnership with young Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt to improve the integration of grid-scale battery storage systems into wind energy systems. The two companies will share research and development …