I’ve recently made another addition to my list of renewable energy investment opportunities: the development of a smallish wind farm in Sardinia. In a recent call I had with a colleague in Europe, I learned something interesting, and quite important for potential investors: in order to encourage distributed generation from small and medium-sized devices, the power coming onto the grid from wind turbines on Sardinia that are rated under 60 KW is rewarded with a huge feed-in tariff (more than 26 Eurocents per KWh over 20 years), where power from anything over that rating receives less than half that amount.
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Here’s a nice article by The Guardian on the future potential improvements in cost and capacity of batteries and its consequences on the renewable energies’ sector: 7 more words
The International Conference on Environment and Industrial Innovation, ICEII 2014, will take place in Pendang (Malaysia).
Beginning next Wednesday (March 12) and ending on Friday 14, the conference aims to enhance the importance of supporting and encouraging the innovation in the field of the renewable energy industries. 124 more words
Lawrence Makovich, IHS Chief Power Strategist, chaired the Thursday afternoon plenary on “The Future of Power Technology and Infrastructure.” Dr. Makovich began the session by asking… 475 more words