Daily Archives: December 13, 2016

Queensland’s largest solar farm plugs into the grid a month early

By Joshua Robertson The 20 megawatt plant in Barcaldine is one of first in the country to be funded by Australian Renewable Energy AgencyQueensland’s largest operating solar farm has plugged into the national electricity grid and is set to generate enough power for almost 10,000 households by the end of 2016.The Barcaldine remote community solar…

Etrion sells 53.4MW Italian PV portfolio to EF Solare Italia

Solar independent power producer Etrion announced that it has completed the first phase of a previously disclosed sale of its Italian solar portfolio to EF Solare Italia — a joint venture owned by both Enel Green Power and Fondo Italiano per le Infrastrutture “F2i”. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Scandinavia’s first inductively charged bus line

To facilitate the new bus, the last stop on Södertälje’s route 755 has been converted into a charging station that will enable the vehicle to quickly recharge its batteries conveniently each time it stops there. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Renewables Produce 56% Of Denmark’s Domestic Electricity

By Roy L Hales The numbers fluctuate. At 10:19 AM Pacific Time, on December 13, wind turbines fed 434 megawatts (MW) into the grid. There have been days when they produced 140% of the nation’s need. Then there is solar energy and biomass. According to the Danish Energy Agency, combined, renewables produce 56% of Denmark’s…

Wine Industry Leads Way on Solar Uptake in Australia

Dozens of wineries in Australia’s premier wine state are harnessing the sun’s power for purposes beyond growing grapes. South Australian wineries are embracing solar energy at twice the rate of other business sectors, installers say. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

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