Speaking at the Geothermal Energy Association’s conference, Terry Kallis from the geothermal development company, Petratherm, told delegates that funding is critical to success.
Wind power in reached a new record during 8 th November, providing at its peak 53.7 per cent of ’s total electricity demand, 10.7 per cent greater than the previous record set in November 2008.
The European Commission’s recent publication proposing massive spending by the 27 EU countries on wind and solar energy, carbon capture and nuclear power could result in billions of dollars going to European universities and research institutions over the next 10 years.
The European Union will invest an additional €50 billion (about $75 billion) in energy technology, according to information from the two-day EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan conference, which began in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 21st.
Sempra Generation is paying an undisclosed sum to acquire Hawaii-based Auwahi Wind Energy from the Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary Shell WindEnergy. Auwahi is developing a 22MW wind farm on the Ulupalakua Ranch in south easterm Maui.