Category Archives: Renewable Energy Products

Smarter Network Storage project ‘trial’ kicks off in Bedfordshire, UK

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change Amber Rudd MP  welcomed the start of trials at what UK Power Networks is calling the largest electricity storage facility of its type in Europe. The building itself is approximately 760 square metres – about the size of three tennis courts — and is divided into two main […]

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SEPA Award winners announced at solar conference

Several companies were recognized during annual SEPA awards presentation at SPI 2014 in Las Vegas earlier this fall. Following are the recipients:  Warren McKenna, general manager of Farmers Electric Cooperative of Kalona, Iowa, was named ‘Utility CEO of the Year’ as a result of his leadership in making one of the smallest utilities in the United States – Farmers has […]

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ASTM vote opens door for biodiesel innovation in heating oil

ASTM International, an organization which sets industry consensus standards for fuels and lubricants, has voted to approve performance specifications for blends of 6 to 20 per cent biodiesel1 with traditional heating oil. Industry watchers say the move is a significant leap forward in the industry effort to boost the percentage of cleaner burning biodiesel that homeowners and building managers use […]

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G9, Energy Institute, release good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety

The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), in partnership with the Energy Institute (EI), has published two good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety, which were presented to the industry at a Stakeholder Forum in London on 2 December. The publications — Working at Height in the Offshore Wind Industry and The Safe Management of Small Service Vessels […]

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