This week’s briefs

This week’s briefs

While it is summer in Europe, there is no let up in the news related to sustainable energy. EiD thought you would enjoy these few briefs.   • Australia’s National Energy Efficiency Conference 2014 The National Energy Efficiency Conference 2014, run by the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), is Australia’s premier annual event for energy efficiency, … Continue reading

Radar technology to confront windfarm “clutter”

Radar technology to confront windfarm “clutter”

Supposedly, in extreme circumstances, wind turbines can block radar scans. Clare Clancy writes in Canada’s Windsor Star about new radar technology that addresses the “contamination” caused by wind turbines.   Environment Canada testing radar software to combat wind farm clutter Environment Canada is preparing to roll out new radar technology in order to combat wind … Continue reading

Developments in the use of renewable energy for shipping

Developments in the use of renewable energy for shipping

Motorship.com provides a good article on a new collaboration to develop important renewable energy and fuel-saving solutions for the shipping industry.   Shipping renewable energy innovation project is launched Japan-based Eco Marine Power (EMP) and Blue Star Ferries of Greece, part of the Attica group, are to collaborate on development of renewable energy and fuel-saving … Continue reading

Looking at the grid of the future

Looking at the grid of the future

Mahesh Bhave from the Indian Institute of Management writes on the Renewable Energy World website writes that the electricity grid as we know it today shall pass and a new one will take its place. He questions how we manage the transition. This is an important article for all of you.   A Requiem for … Continue reading