ViZn Energy Systems to provide 200 kW flow battery in Nicaragua

The zinc-iron redox battery will be combined with an 800kWp solar array at Rancho Santana, a residential community of 152 homes and 17 additional rooms covering 2,700 acres on the Pacific Coast.

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FuelCell Energy and POSCO Energy open 20 MW fuel cell park in South Korea

US-based FuelCell Energy and its South Korean partner POSCO Energy have dedicated the 20 MW Noeul Green Energy Company fuel cell park in Seoul, which was constructed in just 10 months.

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Edinburgh technology companies receive £2.5 million to develop wave power

Two Edinburgh firms – Artemis Intelligent Power and Quoceant – have together secured £2.5 million from Scottish agency Wave Energy Scotland to trial a prototype which aims to turn wave power into electricity.

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Comment: What will 2017 bring for the global renewables industry?

Quentin Scott at Low Carbon takes a look at the renewables landscape in 2017.

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V2G: The role for EVs in future energy supply and demand

Stephen Irish at Hyperdrive Innovation takes a look at the electric vehicles market in the UK and the role it could play in alleviating a potential energy supply crisis.

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Comment: Celebrating International Women’s Day in sustainable energy entrepreneurship

In 1975 the UN declared 8 March as International Women’s Day (IWD). Originally, this day was to promote equal rights between men and women at work. Today, says Elena Bou, Innovation Director for InnoEnergy, it is a general celebration of the role of women in society and their economic, political and social achievements.

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Dutch partners deliver first 2 MW PEM fuel cell plant in China

Three Dutch companies – AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals, MTSA Technopower, and Nedstack – have delivered the world’s first 2 MW PEM fuel cell power plant. This large-scale combined heat and power (CHP) plant is now installed and operating at Ynnovate Sanzheng Fine Chemicals Co Ltd in Yingkou, China, and will add value to the ‘waste’ hydrogen by generating 2 MW of clean electricity for onsite use.

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Switzerland unveils fuel cell powered heavy truck, and first hydroelectric hydrogen station

A Swiss consortium has demonstrated a fuel cell powered heavy truck and trailer, and also inaugurated Switzerland’s first public hydrogen refueling station, which uses hydroelectric energy to power an electrolyser for generating the hydrogen.

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