Image - Siemens Signs Two Long-Term Wind Service Agreements in the U.S.

Siemens Signs Two Long-Term Wind Service Agreements in the U.S.

Siemens has signed two long-term wind service and maintenance agreements covering 132 SWT-2.3 turbines at two wind projects in Washington State, USA. Summit Power Group, LLC, based in Seattle, Washington (managing member of White Creek Wind I, LLC “White Creek” and asset manager of Harvest Wind Project “Harvest Wind”) represented the two projects. Under terms of the agreements, Siemens will provide an additional 15 years of service and main...

Wind - Oct 16, 2014


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Green Power Floods Japan Grid As Premium Prices Bite

Japan's utilities say they are being swamped by green power because of rules forcing them to buy up every last watt produced from renewable sources, as new generating companies seek to cash in on premium prices. Power firms say the grid does not have enough capacity to cope with the rocketing levels of electricity that is coming from a growing number of solar power facilities, possibly risking blackouts. Yet critics point out that ...

Smart Grids - Oct 15, 2014


Image - Solar Power and Storage Closing Energy Gap

Solar Power and Storage Closing Energy Gap

That renewable energy must be in rural villages has for many years been at the heart of international programmes such as the United Nation?s Sustainable Energy for All, and the European Commission has made it key to its ElectrificationFinancing Initiative (ElectriFI), which aims to accelerate private investment in electricity access projects carried out in developing countries. Enel Green Power?s commitment to closing the energy divide is refl...

Solar - Oct 14, 2014