Renewable Engery
January 2014

Two weeks after an independent study concluded that Natcore Technology’s black silicon technology could reduce silicon solar cell production costs by up to 23.5 per cent, the company has taken additional steps that could further reduce production costs and hazardous effluents.






January 2014

Siemens is to deliver a Siestorage energy storage system to Süwag Energie AG for grid stabilisation and temporary storage of the volatile power fed into the distribution grid from wind and solar plants. The custom-made storage system is based on lithium-ion batteries and has a capacity of 135 kilowatt hours (kWh) in this version.






January 2014

Nordic marine energy technology leader Minesto will conduct a pre-study for full-scale ocean trials of its power plant Deep Green that has demonstrated it is possible to harvest electricity from low-velocity currents. The company received a funds injection from Vinnova, the Swedish innovation agency.






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