- “Oz Crew To Survey Australia-Singapore Cable Route” • Sun Cable hired an Australian company to carry out initial surveys for a proposed cable to trasmit renewable energy from Australia to Singapore and Indonesia. Guardian Geomatics will start the preparatory work this month, and the vessel Offshore Solution is to deliver results later this year. [reNEWS]
- “Nanotech Energy Claims Its Graphene Lithium Battery Will Charge 18 Times Faster Than Conventional Li-Ion Battery” • Investors have just pumped $27.5 million into Nanotech Energy, based in Los Angeles. Why? The company claims its graphene-based lithium batteries can charge 18 times as fast as the more conventional lithium-ion batteries. [CleanTechnica]
- “US Wind Power Plants Show Little Decline With Age” • A report published in the journal Joule by researchers from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory concludes that wind turbines in the US remain relatively efficient over a period of time. The report shows only a 13% drop in performance over 17 years of operation. [CleanTechnica]
- “India’s Solar Park Scheme Offers $700 Billion Opportunity For Investors” • According to the thinktank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, India could attract investment worth up to $700 billion for its solar power park scheme. The investment is likely to come not only for power generation but also for transmission systems. [CleanTechnica]
- “Siemens Gamesa Secures First Order For 14-MW Titan” • Siemens Gamesa has been lined up to deliver its new 14-MW turbine for the 300-MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm off Taiwan. The manufacturer said deployment of the 14-222 DD machine is also being considered for the remaining 744 MW of phases of the project. [reNEWS]
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