Tesla’s Boss Elon Musk Unveils Solar Roof Tiles

The Tesla chief executive, Elon Musk, has unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his firm, which makes electric cars and batteries, with solar installer SolarCity. The billionaire entrepreneur showed off solar roof tiles that eliminate the need for traditional panels and a longer-lasting home battery, …

Green Subsidies to Push UK Energy Bills Higher than Planned

Household energy bills in four years’ time will be £17 higher annually than planned because of the number of windfarms and solar panels installed in recent years, according to the government’s spending watchdog. The amount of money levied on bills each year to pay for renewable energy subsidies is capped …

China Ratchets Down Green-Energy Growth for First Time ever

Over the past few years, China has made a major push to reduce carbon emissions by encouraging use of green technologies. Thanks to generous government incentives and fleet purchases, it is now the world’s largest market for plug-in electric cars. Construction of new solar and wind farms has also proceeded …

Successful installation of world’s largest offshore wind turbine

The first of 32 8MW wind turbines has been successfully installed at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, under construction by DONG Energy in Liverpool Bay. The project is a joint partnership between DONG Energy (50%), PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S (25%). At 195m, a bit taller than two …

Kula wind power plant to start delivering electricity, works at La Piccolina launched

MK-Fintel Wind’s 9.9 MW project in Serbia’s northwest will soon complete its test drive, started in late February. Ivan Stanisavljević, project manager, told Balkan Green Energy News the operator will start delivering power from the three Vestas wind turbines in Kula as soon as it obtains the exploitation permit. The …

Constant power clause discriminates renewable sector

Penalties for green energy producers for not delivering constant power are overregulation abuse and the Renewable Energy Producers Organization in Romania (Patres) hopes the current court case will result in a favourable verdict, its vice president Martin Moise told Energynomics portal. The regulation introduced last year equals power from renewable …

ICGEA 2016

2016 International Conference on Green Energy and Applications is an annual research conference aimed at presenting current researches being carried out. ICGEA 2016 will be held in Singapore during March 23-25, 2016. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from …