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Qatar Commits to Smart Energy Solutions for World Cup Event

Now that is has been selected to host the World Cup in 2022, Qatar authorities have committed to making the event a sustainable, carbon neutral event. Environmentalists have expressed concern about Qatar’s infrastructure—or lack thereof—and its ability to accommodate such a large event; specifically, how to keep attendees comfortable amidst the country’s high heat and humidity. But government officials are ...

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EnOcean Partners with FES to Market Smart Energy Solutions

EnOcean has entered into a strategic relationship with Future Energy Solutions (FES) to open new markets for its energy harvesting wireless sensor solutions. The partnership calls for FES to add EnOcean’s products to its growing portfolio of smart metering, solar, home area network, and energy harvesting solutions in key geographical markets Asia, Europe, North and South America. EnOcean reports its energy ...

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Israeli Environmentalists Oppose Wind-Power Plan

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority is opposing plans to establish wind turbine farms out of concern that they devices could cause a significant number of birds and bats to die. The National Planning and Building Council is preparing to publish a policy paper soon drafted by the Interior Ministry that calls for the construction of stations that produce 800 megawatts of electricity, which would make wind p ...

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Japan Pursuing Unprecedented Floating Wind Power Plant

Japan is planning to attach turbines onto barges to build the world’s largest commercial power plant using floating windmills. The country is determined to overcome the engineering challenges of this unproven technology to reduce its reliance on atomic energy. Marubeni, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nippon Steel and others are collaborating on constructing a 16-megawatt pilot plant off the coast of Fukushima ...

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Reports Touts India’s Wind Power Potential

A new assessment by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that India’s potential for onshore wind energy deployment is significantly higher than the official estimates—as much as 30 times greater than current government estimates of 102 gigawatts. The findings could have considerable impact on India’s renewable energy strategy as it tries coping with a wide spread, chronic power shortages. The ...

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Mindanao Power Shortages Spark Friction

The Manila Standard Today reports that the exact location of the April 13 Davao energy summit is being kept confidential by the government in an effort to prevent protests from occurring at the venue. The paper claims “the Palace…did not invite lawmakers, environmentalists and the businessmen who exposed the crippling blackouts in Mindanao and opposed the privatization of the Agus-Pulangui hydroelectric pla ...

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Nepal Seeks More Chinese HydroPower Investment

On the heels of the $1.8 billion contract with China Three Gorges Corp. regarding the West Seti Rover hydro project, Nepal’s government has extended an invitation welcoming o more Chinese hydropower companies to invest in projects worth $400 billion. State-owned power company China Datang Corporation has expressed interest in investing in Nepal’s hydropower industry. Nepal is experiencing critical power sho ...

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Power Insider Summit

Listen to what our clients say We recently held an event looking at the developments in the solar industry in New Delhi India. Held in the exclusive confines of the British High Commission, we covered many topics relating to developments taking place in India. Policy, corruption, economics and funding were all discussed at great length in line with India's National Solar Mission. Our events offer great plat ...

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An Overview of our events Many companies like to take the time to talk about how great they are. The team at Power Insider feel that there is no better comment than that of your clients. Held in March 2011, our Solar event generated much interest. But don't let us tell you, let our clients tell you! Our events offer great platforms for real business and real contacts. Contact our team now for our event plan ...

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