Electrical Utilities

Light and Landis+Gyr Unveil Largest Smart Grid Partnership In South America

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazilian electricity utility Light today announced the formal agreement of the largest smart grid project in South American history, in partnership with global energy management pioneer Landis+Gyr. Valued at approximatelyR$750 million ($313 millio...

2014-10-09 22:00 2354

New Times Energy Sells Its Downstream Natural Gas Business to Blue Sky Power

HONG KONG, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Times Energy Corporation Limited ("New Times Energy, HKSE stock code: 166) andBlue Sky Power Holdings Limited ("Blue Sky Power", HKSE stock code: 6828) jointly announced that New Times Energy will sell its downstream natural gas business to Blue Sky Pow...

2014-10-08 14:09 2074

Smart Technologies and Renewable Energy Electrify the Market for Programmable DC Power Supplies and Electronic Loads

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Oct. 2, 2014  /PRNewswire/ -- The mature global programmable direct current (DC) power supplies and electronic loads market will see sustained growth as projects cancelled during the economic downturn are restarted. The rise of new smart technologies, energy application...

2014-10-02 19:45 1543

ZKenergy Science & Technology Sues Wuxi Suntech Power

CHANGSHA, China, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZKenergy Science & Technology Co., Ltd ("ZKenergy") announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Wuxi Suntech Power ("Wuxi Suntech") in Jiangsu Province Higher People's Court - Case (2014) Sushang First Trial-00022. ZKenergy received notice t...

2014-09-30 13:31 2990

Heliatek Completes 18 Million Euro in Series C Funding Round, Led by Investment Holding AQTON SE

DRESDEN, Germany, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heliatek GmbH, the world's leading company in the production and commercialization of organic solar films, has successfully completed its C-Financing round by raising18 million EUR. This Round was led by AQTON SE, an investment holding of ...

2014-09-30 13:00 2688

World's Largest Private Investor in Clean Technology Companies Unveils Strategy to Advance the Building of Green Cities Worldwide

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheng Kin Ming, whose recent investments in solar companies are estimated to be worth nearly$20 billion – making him the world's largest private investor in clean technologies – is speaking publicly for the first time about his strategy to accelerate the ...

2014-09-30 03:00 2194

American Capital Energy & Infrastructure's Platform Company, BMR Energy, Receives Final Power Purchase Agreement for Project with Jamaica Public Service Company Limited

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, Sept. 29, 2014  /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Energy & Infrastructure ("ACEI") announced today that its platform company, BMR Energy, LLC ("BMR Energy"), has completed a key milestone in the development of its 36 MW wind generation project in St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica....

2014-09-29 23:06 1997

Peabody Urges Greater Use Of Advanced Coal Globally To Fight Energy Poverty And Improve Emissions

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a week of heightened discussion about carbon and climate, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for greater use of advanced coal to fight energy inequality and improve emissions. "It's time we recognize energy poverty as the most serious crisis ...

2014-09-27 03:19 2608

New DNV GL Guidelines and Practices Ensure Safe Connection of Offshore Wind to the Transmission Grid Using High Voltage DC Technology

ARNHEM, the Netherlands, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * Growing number of offshore wind farms being built farther from shore increase need for reliable measures for the use of HVDC transmission systems * DNV GL's new recommended practice on technology qualification of offshore HVDC technol...

2014-09-22 21:31 1184

APR Energy's Myanmar Project Named Asian Power's Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy is pleased to announce that the company's 100 megawatt power plant in Kyaukse,Myanmar was named the Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year at the Asian Power Awards held in Kuala Lumpur on 11 September 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnew...

2014-09-19 01:09 2129

Rural Electrification Programs Set to Transform Asia-Pacific Microgrid Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

SINGAPORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The microgrid market in Asia-Pacific is on the threshold of exponential growth, with numerous pilot projects being tested in most countries.Japan leads the pack with several established microgrids, whileAustralia has also set up microgrids in 2013. The ke...

2014-09-18 12:52 1307

Utilities Forced to Review Their Business Models

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable and localised generation is having a massive impact on the European power market, forcing utilities to change their business models to survive. In the meantime, the development of storage technologies is going further up the investment agenda. The ...

2014-09-17 14:00 1619

SunPower Achieves Production Milestone, Manufacturing its One-Billionth Solar Cell

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced that it has manufactured its one billionth high efficiency solar cell. This milestone was achieved 11 years after the company started manufactur...

2014-09-16 11:43 1330

TAS Energy Settles Patent Suit

HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2014  /PRNewswire/ -- TAS Energy Inc., a global technology company providing clean, modular energy solutions for the power generation industry, announced today that it has settled a patent infringement suit against San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), relating to a turbine inlet a...

2014-09-11 01:28 2627

Rostec and Shenhua to Invest Up to US$10 billion into Coal Mine Development and Building of Transport and Utilities Infrastructure in the Far East of Russia

BEIJING, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian State Corporation Rostec, one of the largest Russian industrial conglomerates, and Chinese State Corporation Shenhua, world's leading producer and distributor of coal, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The parties plan to jointly explore coa...

2014-09-05 20:50 2216

Innovation Across Key Industries to Quadruple Revenues for Lithium-Ion Batteries

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global lithium-ion battery market is expected to witness exuberant growth in forthcoming years. Developing applications in the grid and renewable energy storage segment are helping boost demand for lithium-ion batteries. Vendors should incl...

2014-09-04 19:45 1745

Trina Solar to showcase the most durable module at the Renewable Energy India Expo

GREATER NODIA, India, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today introduced a new innovative Duo-Max module series at the 8th Renewable Energy India Expo in Greater ...

2014-09-03 06:30 1941

Jebsen tedrive Joint Venture Established to Bring tedrive Steering's Advanced Steering Gear Technologies to China

SHANGHAI, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jebsen Automotive Technik (JAT) and tedrive Steering are pleased to announce today plans to establish a 50:50 joint venture "Jebsen tedrive Steering Systems". The joint venture aims to bring tedrive Steering's advanced steering technologies toChina. The n...

2014-08-26 09:00 3874

SunWize Installs Independent Samoa's Largest Solar System

APIA, Independent Samoa, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunWize Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that it completed the installation of a 546 kW solar electric system for the Independent State of Samoa. The project withSamoa's power utility, El...

2014-08-26 02:42 1691

Win Inertia Incorporates Maxwell Technologies Ultracapacitors for Braking Energy Recuperation in Spanish Rail System

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Win Inertia, an engineering firm specializing in power electronics, energy storage and control and communication systems, is using its ultracapacitors for a stationary wayside braking energy re...

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