Daily Archives: May 21, 2013
Scottish technology start-up Linknode has created an augmented 3D reality app that will allow wind farm developers to see an animated vision of their project while standing on the proposed site.
The UK’s Carbon Trust has unveiled a research project designed to cut the cost of offshore wind power by increasing the energy yields from Round 3 wind farms.
ScottishPower Renewables-owned Pelamis has completed the first year of testing of its P2 wave energy converter at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.
Power technology company Intelligent Energy has launched a collaboration with telecommunications company Etisalat Nigeria to test personal energy devices for consumers.
Chilean renewable energy developer Ecopower has filed for permits to develop a $250m wind farm in the country’s Los Lagos region.
Solar thermal technology company BrightSource Energy has named Steven Goers as senior vice president (VP) of operations.
A geotechnical investigation for a proposed 250MW tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, south Wales, is due to begin with project developer Tidal Lagoon Power telling NewNet it will seek backing from pension funds to raise the £650m needed to build the scheme.
GE Ventures has officially opened its doors to energy, software and advanced manufacturing start-ups from its new base in Silicon Valley with a $150m annual spend.
Developer of the London-licensed Mercedes Vito taxi Eco City Vehicles has seen its revenues increase by 38 per cent to £30.5m.
Orcan Energy, a private equity-backed waste heat recovery technology supplier, has completed its second round of financing, adding E.ON as an investor and partner.
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond is set to unveil a report today highlighting the country’s strength in various sectors, including renewable energy.
General Electric’s financial services division will pay a $6.5bn dividend to its parent company in a plan to shift capital from the more volatile lending business.
Environmental consultancy Atmos Consulting has submitted a planning application for a 49MW wind farm at Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, on behalf of Falck Renewables Wind and RDC Partners.
Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk said in a Twitter post that the company will repay its government loan this week with its Supercharger announcement pushed back.