Posts tagged: green

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 available globally exceeds our present and projected future energy needs. […]

Largest Roof-Mounted Photovoltaic System In Bucharest (Romania) Powered By SOLON

SOLON Energy GmbH (Berlin, Germany) will supply around 8,800 SOLON 220/16 solar PV modules for the construction of the largest roof-mounted system in Bucharest (Romania). The 2.2 MW PV plant is being installed atop a logistics center managed by the Romanian client, SC Atwar & TH Services SRL. About 2.8 MWh of green power will […]

RuSTEC – The DESERTEC Of The North – To Help EU In Achieving 2020 Renewable Energy Targets

With many green energy projects put under financial pressure by the debt crisis in Europe, EU Member States may have to look further afield for help in meeting their 2020 targets. Russia has for decades been one of the main suppliers of fossil fuels to the European market.  But now, an ambitious new project may […]

Open-Center Tidal Energy Turbines – Invisibly Harnessing The Power Of The Oceans

Irish company OpenHydro is a technology business that designs and manufactures marine turbines that generate renewable energy from tidal streams. The company has achieved a number of industry firsts including being the first to deploy a tidal turbine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), the first to connect to and generate electricity from tidal […]

UK’s Biggest Bioethanol Plant Using Praj Technology

Vivergo Fuels Ltd officially opens the UK’s largest bioethanol plant based on Praj technology and design.  Praj is a global process engineering and solutions provider for bioethanol, alcohol & brewery, water & wastewater and process equipment. This greenfield biorefinery operating on UK feed wheat is highly energy efficient with distillation, dehydration and evaporation integrated uniquely  […]

Electricity Shares of Renewable Energy in Recent National and Regional Scenarios Of EU And US

The table below shows the estimated shares of Renewable Energy in the EU according to different Scenarios. It also shows the current status in the left column. Country/Region and Current Share Scenario By Year Electricity Share Europe (21%) EC (2009) “Energy Trends 2030” 2030 36% IEA WEO (2012) “New Policies” 2035 43% EREC (2010) RE-thinking […]

Vestas To Sell Two Wind Farms In Bulgaria And Romania

Vestas has entered into an agreement to sell the Romanian project Gebeleisis and the Bulgarian project Hrabrovo to LUKERG Renew for a total enterprise value of EUR 127m. The wind power plants have been co-developed by Vestas, among other things to increase Vestas’ share of green electricity. Closing of the transactions is expected to take […]