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Chinas Wind Capacity Picks Up

China’s grid-connected wind power capacity continued to pick up, but the utilisation rate was waning after years of capacity expansion, the latest data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) showed. China’s total installed capacity of wind power generation facilities connected to the power grid reached 139 million kilowatts by the end of September, up 28 per cent from a year earlier, according to the ...

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Schottel deploys Hydro in Indonesia

German tidal energy company Schottel Hydro has installed a SIT 250 turbine at Bintuni Bay in Indonesia. Schottel has partnered with Green Forest Product & Tech, PT Bintuni Utama Murni Wood Industries, OceanPixel, Aquatera and the Energy Research Institute at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University on the project. The turbine is suspended below a floating barge and supplies power to a wood chip fact ...

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Renewable energy a must for Indonesia

The government has reiterated its commitment to develop renewable energy as the country’s proven oil reserves of 3.8 billion barrels are only enough to meet national consumption for just over a decade. Indonesia has abundant energy resources, from hydropower to solar energy. The country is even estimated to have 28 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal potential and 75 GW of hydropower potential, almost twice the co ...

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OpenHydro & PT Air in MoU

Irish outfit OpenHydro and Indonesian company PT Air have signed a memorandum of understanding that aims to drive forward the development of tidal energy in the south-east Asian country. The MoU was signed at the Indonesia Infrastructure Week conference and exhibition 2016 on 8 November. OpenHydro is part of the DCNS group. A 2MW OpenHydro open-centre turbine was deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre ...

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Hioki launch WPT system

Hioki announced the launch of the WPT* Evaluation System TS2400. The system is used to evaluate the transmission efficiency of wireless power transmission equipment, which is expected to see use in an expanding array of applications in the future. Until now, such evaluations have been conducted by hand, posing issues from the standpoint of measurement reproducibility as well as efficiency. By fully automati ...

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Schneider launch ‘Light it up’ Campaign

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced today that it has launched "Light It Up", its programme to bring access to electricity to rural communities across the Asia Pacific region. Schneider Electric believes that access to energy is a basic human right, and it is committed to putting safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable energy within reach of a great man ...

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Passavant Energy in 3 plant Indian Order

Drake & Scull International, an engineering, construction and procurement company announced on Tuesday that Passavant Energy & Environment, its wholly-owned German subsidiary, has secured three contracts to build wastewater treatment plants in New Delhi and Bengaluru in India as well as Gaza in Palestine for a combined value of Dh246 million. Passavant company will undertake the engineering, procure ...

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Goldwind supply Wyoming Project

China-based renewables major Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (HKG:2208) said Wednesday it will supply a projected 1,870 MW of its turbines for project developer Viridis Eolia LLC’s masterplan in the US state of Wyoming. The company’s wholly-owned unit Goldwind USA Inc has entered into an exclusive letter of intent (LoI) with the buyer. As part of the deal, it is expected to deliver 2.5-MW and 3-M ...

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Indonesia & Vietnam blazing a solar trail

Indonesia and Vietnam are looking to join Thailand in blazing a trail for solar power in Southeast Asia, introducing targets to fire up green energy generation as a landmark global agreement to curb pollution is set to take effect. Countries around the world are coming under increasing pressure to crack down on carbon emissions from sectors such as coal-fired power stations, with the historic Paris climate ...

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