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Nigeria exploits opportunities in renewable energy with 5MW CSP capacity planned in 2025

Nigeria is eyeing 30 per cent renewable energy by 2030. But, despite having bountiful renewable energy resources, the country has not made any significant addition from renewables to achieve the target and boost electricity supply. To analysts, the government’s weak commitment to proposed renewable energy policies and dearth of investments, …

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Morocco, France, Germany, Portugal, and Spain agree to facilitate trade cooperation on renewable electricity

The 5 countries have signed today in Brussels a joint declaration that lays out their plan to facilitate cross-border trade of renewable electricity from producers to corporate consumers. At COP 22, France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Spain signed the SET (Sustainable Electricity Trade) Roadmap: a declaration that would eventually lead …

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Stellenbosch University Has Received International Recognition For Concentrated Solar Power Research

The Solar Thermal Energy Research Group (STERG) at Stellenbosch University has received international recognition for their research excellence and standing within the concentrating solar power (CSP) community. STERG has as a consortium member been selected to receive a $2,0 million award from the United States of America (U.S.) Department of …

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Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone Turbine Receive U.S. DOE Financial Support for Thermal Energy Storage Technology

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory and Capstone have received funding from the DOE Technology Commercialization to refine Argonne’s high-efficiency, fast-charging and fast-discharging thermal energy storage system (TESS) …

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