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Tidal Energy In Europe – Position Of The EC

European Commission has conducted a Research and consultation work on tidal energy. The conclusions are that additional support for this emerging sector could enable the EU to reap significant economic and environmental benefits. The impact assessment particularly highlights the following issues: The ocean energy resource

Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Global Capacity And New Installations 2012

The table below includes countries with operating commercial CSP capacity at the end of 2012. Several additional countries had small pilot plants in operation by year’s  end, including China (about 2.5 MW), France (at least 0.75 MW), Germany (1.5 MW), India (as much as 5.5

Deutsche Bank Bullish On Global Solar Industry

The solar industry is on the brink of a sustained period of momentum, according to a new research paper by Deutsche Bank published on Wednesday. The report predicts that a re-balance in the supply and demand of polysilicon, the growth of new markets and stabilizing

Growth of Global Solar and Wind Energy Still Bigger Than Other Renewable Energy Technologies

Solar and wind continue to dominate investment in new renewable capacity. Global use of solar and wind energy grew significantly in 2012. Solar power consumption increased by 58 percent, to 93 terrawatt-hours (TWh), while wind power increased by 18.1 percent, to 521.3 TWh. Although hydropower

US Solar Capacity Now Beyond 10 GW

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US have now broken through the 10 gigawatt (GW) barrier in terms of capacity, following strong market deployment since the start of 2010, according to NPD Solarbuzz. NPD said that during the first half of 2013, more than 1.8

IBC SOLAR to Bring Photovoltaic Solutions to China

IBC SOLAR cooperates with Chinese city of Hefei at Intersolar Europe 2013 IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems, can look back on this year’s Intersolar trade fair in Munich as a resounding success. As well as presenting product innovations, in the

The World Invests $244 Billion In Renewable Energy In 2012

For only the second time since 2006, global investments in renewable energy in 2012 failed to top the year before, falling 12% mainly due to dramatically lower solar prices and weakened US and EU markets, says the Frankfurt School – UNEP/BNEF report, Global Trends in