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Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2011’

  • Japan ser til Hywind

    Søndag 25. desember blir Hywind som ligg utanfor Karmøy, vist for 24 millionar sjåarar på TV-kanalen Nippon TV. Det riksdekkande TV-selskapet har etter Fukushima-katastrofen hatt ein kampanje for fornybar teknologi, ifølgje TV-journalist Takashi Yanagisawa. – Med problema i kjernekraftindustrien er me nøydde til å sjå …

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  • Japanese Govt Adopts Report Proposing Drastic Reform Of Utility System

    TOKYO (Kyodo)–The government adopted Tuesday a panel report which proposed considering splitting Japanese utilities operations of generating and transmitting electricity into separate companies as an effective way of reforming Japan’s electricity system. In a report that compiled key issues of its discussions to date, the …

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  • Japan: Industry Reform To Focus On Deregulation Of Power Retailing

    TOKYO (Nikkei)–The retail electricity market should be deregulated, and power transmission should be separated from generation to spur competition and ensure a stable energy supply, says a panel report adopted by the government Tuesday. The government is aiming to overhaul the electricity industry following the …

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  • DNV Acquires 74.3 pct of KEMA’s Shares (Norway)

    DNV and KEMA will form a world-leading energy consulting, testing and certification company that can drive the worldwide transition towards a safe, reliable, efficient and clean energy ecosystem. DNV KEMA will consist of all 1,800 KEMA employees and 500 employees from DNV’s renewable energy and …

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  • Japanese offshore wind power looks to have floating chance

    ‘Wind Lens’ that can triple turbine oomph might just be key to leapfrogging Europe NIKKEI – 19/12-2011 Click to enlarge The ocean waters off the coasts of Japan get deep in a hurry. This makes it harder to secure wind turbines to the seafloor and …

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  • Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands and POSCO Team Up on Wind, Solar and Bio-energy

    The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and the South Korean POSCO Power have officially joined forces. By signing a Memorandum of Understanding on 15 December, both parties have agreed on future collaboration in wind, solar and bio-energy. The joint POSCO-ECN collaboration will focus …

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  • Japanese Delegation Visits Bremerhaven (Germany)

    Bremerhaven has been internationally recognized as offshore wind energy center. This year BIS has welcomed 25 foreign delegations seeking information about that site. It has been confirmed that Bremerhaven plays great role in international wind energy market. Well-known companies such as REpower Systems SE, Weser …

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  • Reportlinker Announces New Report on Asia-Pacific Renewable Electricity Sector

    Reportlinker announced new report titled: The report on Asia-Pacific Renewable Electricity Sector: A Country Comparison of Risks and Opportunities This report provides a detailed analysis of the renewable electricity sector in 11 countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, …

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  • WindFlip Present Solution for Offshore Wind Turbine Deployment (Norway)

    To tow the new gigantic off-shore wind turbines now being developed in Europe far out to sea, a Norwegian company has devised a clever and simple mechanism. Their WindFlip tows the turbine out almost horizontal – and then when it gets to the site, tilts …

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  • DNV Keeps ‘Best Verifier’ Award (Norway)

    As a testament to its commitment to providing quality service, for the second year in succession DNV has been selected ‘Best Verifier’ by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance – two of the leading global publications covering environmental markets. DNV has been ranked: *Best Verification Company …

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