Suniva to Supply Titan Energy Systems with $480M of Solar Cells: Suniva has signed a take-or-pay agreement with Indian solar module maker Titan Energy Systems for more than $480 million worth of solar cells over the next five years – Press Release.
How to Make Wind Turbines Whisper Quiet: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU in Dresden have developed a device that can be attached to existing wind turbines that cancels out any vibrating sounds by emitting an “anti-sound.” Wind energy never sounded so good – Ecogeek.
PGE Looking for Demand-Response Power: Portland General Electric has issued a request for proposals for 50 megawatts of peak capacity demand response power. It’s a tall order, and only a few companies could deliver – Press Release.
New York City Working to Deploy LED Streetlights: Lighting Science Group and the Office for Visual Interaction, two lighting design firms, will be working together to develop prototypes of LED street lamps that the city intends to eventually deploy throughout all five boroughs – Press Release.
Masdar Breaks Ground for German Thin-Film PV Plant: Masdar, the Abu Dhabi renewable energy company, has started construction of a $230 million thin-film solar plant which is planned to be operating by the third quarter of 2009 producing 70 megawatts of capacity annually – Press Release.