Posts Tagged ‘take’

Hitachi to take part in Taiwan’s shift in energy policy

Hitachi Ltd. and a Belgium company has signed a contract with Taiwan's state-owned power utility to build offshore wind turbines on the island's west coast as part of the government's ambitious plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy. While the Jan De Nul Group will be responsible for the design and installation of the […]

What steps can the UK take to reach net zero emissions by 2050?

The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast More wind farms, solar power and electric cars: these are likely to be the future of the UK, under government plans announced this week to seek a zero-carbon […]

Global powers need to take the geopolitics out of energy

ON THE EVE of the first world war a young Winston Churchill switched the Royal Navy from coal to oil. As Daniel Yergin put it in his book “The Prize”, the reliance on doubtful supplies of oil from Persia rather than Welsh coal turned energy security into a question of national strategy. View full post […]

Ayala, Upc Re take on small projects in Indonesia

Power plant ventures along small islands in Indonesia will be the next focus of investments of Ayala group with its partner UPC Renewables Asia Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd. The Filipino firm announced that it will be pursuing this venture via the funding arrangement pact it entered into with UPC Renewables. Its own corporate vehicle for […]

World’s first floating windfarm to take shape off coast of Scotland

Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east Scotland The world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for generating renewable […]

Siemens’ £310m Hull plant will take windfarm technology to new level

Greg Clark welcomes 700-job factory, which will produce hundreds of 75m-long blades a year for a new generation of offshore windfarms The first batch of 75-metre-long wind turbine blades will roll out of a new factory in Hull on Thursday, destined for huge windfarms off the UK’s coast. The inauguration of the Siemens plant at […]

ICYMI: Sea power could take wind power’s bragging rights

Today on In Case You Missed It : Nova Innovation is installing the world's first tidal power generators along the coast of Scotland, which are able to produce 100 kilowatts of power each. The UK Carbon Trust estimates the tidal energy market will be worth $165 Billion by 2050. View full post on Wind Power […]

Wind Energy Holding set to take over Australia’s CWP Renewables

WIND ENERGY Holding Co , majority-owned by Thailand’s KPN Group, has agreed to acquire CWP Renewables, a renewable-energy developer and asset manager in Australia, from Continental Wind Partners and the Wind Prospect Group. WEH will also purchase 50 per cent of CWP’s Australian business, including 800 megawatts in assets on which construction will start this […]

Asian Nations Take Steps on Pollution After Climate-Change Deal

Several Asian nations have announced independent measures to curb climate change as 195 countries signed a deal in Paris this weekend that will change the world’s energy policies in a bid to limit fossil-fuel production. The Indian government halted registration Friday of diesel- powered vehicles in New Delhi until Jan. 6, the date of the […]

Aussie company to use renewable energy to take you off-the-grid

South Australian power provider ZEN Energy announced Tuesday it would become the nation’s first “dedicated community renewable energy provider.” Using solar energy as well as wind, hydro and biomass combined with battery storage, homes and businesses will be able to end their reliance on electricity providers that are often powered by coal-burning power stations. View […]