Posts Tagged ‘sector’

Renewables grow to 17% of electricity mix as sector calls for certainty

Clean Energy Council report says while Australia is on track to deliver the 2020 renewable energy target, ‘clear policy direction and support is required beyond 2020’ Renewable energy comprised 17% of Australia’s electricity generation in 2016, up from 14% the year before, but the industry is warning it needs policy certainty and support beyond 2020 […]

Renewable Energy Sector Remains Optimistic Amid Trump Policy Outlook

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed several Cabinet members with strong ties to oil and gas . And he's been clear about his support for coal . View full post on Wind Power News

Innovative proposal in the wind energy sector won the APREN Award

Renewable energy was responsible for producing this year around 59% of the total amount of electricity in Portugal and it is expected that 1/3 comes from wind energy sources, according to data disclosed by APREN. View full post on Wind Power News

Tidal power developers bet on sea change in Indonesia renewables sector

Nov 20 A well-connected Indonesian marine renewable energy company and OpenHydro, a unit of French state-owned naval defence company DCNS, aim to be the first to plug into the vast untapped tidal energy potential of the world's biggest archipelago. Renewables have so far played little part in Indonesia's power sector, despite the country sitting on […]

LOC Enters Offshore Wind Farm Sector in Korea

London Offshore Consultants has clinched its first ever windfarm project work in the Asia Pacific region. LOC in Korea has been jointly appointed by reinsurers Swiss Re and Korean Re as the marine warranty surveying service provider for the Tamra Wind Farm project. View full post on Wind Power News

Steady Growth of Wind Power Sector to Bode Well for Wind Turbine Maintenance Market, Says TMR

The promising growth prospects of the global wind energy market are likely to benefit the global market for wind turbine maintenance, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research . The report, titled 'Wind Turbine Maintenance Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023,' presents a comprehensive overview […]

Siemens increases investment in Ghana’s energy sector

Accra, Aug. 21, GNA – Global technology powerhouse Siemens has announced further significant investment in gas and steam energy generation projects in Ghana over the next three to five years. One of the world's largest energy, industrial and infrastructure companies, Siemens will roll out a series of projects, including new gas and steam turbines contributing […]

China Issues China Manufacturing 2025 Strategy Sub-plan for Energy Sector

On June 21, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology published the China Manufacturing 2025 Energy Equipment Implementation Plan , jointly issued by the MIIT, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the National Energy Administration of China. View full post on Wind Power News

Vestas open to deals in wind sector

Technicians inspect the blade of a Vestas Wind Systems A/S turbine at the company's factory in Tianjin. [Photo/VCG] Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the biggest player of its sector in the Chinese market, said it would be open to various business opportunities, as it adapts to changes in the world's wind power […]

Technology life-cycles in the energy sector – Technological…

Technological Forecasting and Social Change , Vol. 104 , pp. 102-121, doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2015.09.022 We analyze the technology life-cycles of solar PV and wind power . View full post on Wind Power News