Following the destruction caused by the Tōhoku tsunami in 2011, the Japanese city...
The Resilience Programme: Changing Japan’s grid
Following the destruction caused by the Tōhoku tsunami in 2011, the Japanese city of Higashi Matsushima decided to rebuild its energy infrastructure using microgrids and decentralised power. More and more cities are following in its footsteps, so could microgrids provide the resilience Japan needs?
Graphite felt could improve efficiency of microbial fuel cells
Graphite felt anodes could be used to improve the efficiency of microbial fuel cells (MFCs), according to researchers from Kaunas University of Technology.
Reducing the Impact of Noise in Cogeneration
Early detection and preventative measures can mitigate the health and environmental impacts of noise in Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications, writes Robert Lomax, sales director of Wakefield Acoustics.
Renewable energy companies at high risk from cyberattack, claims report
The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) and cybersecurity specialist Cylance have published a report on cybersecurity concerns for renewable energy companies, urging them to assess and update their IT infrastructure.
Wärtsilä Group to Supply Origis Energy USA with Advanced Energy Storage System
Wärtsilä group, Greensmith Energy, has been chosen by Origis Energy USA to supply innovative power storage incorporated with solar photovoltaic (PV) in Sterling, Massachusetts, US.
Floating wind: the significance of Hywind Scotland
With Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating windfarm now up and running, speculation abounds as to whether similar projects will gain support, replacing conventional bottom-fixed installations. There is potential for this to happen, but funding will be crucial.
Global diesel generators market to reach value of $115.1bn in coming years
The global diesel generators market registered a market value of $17.35bn in the year 2017. According to GlobalData’s latest report Diesel Generators Market, Update 2018 - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape, Key Country Analysis, and Forecast to 2022, the Asia-Pacific region was the largest market for diesel generators during the year 2017, registering 26.8% of the global market share in terms of market value.
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