Ensco plc reports second quarter 2011 results

Ensco plc (NYSE: ESV) reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.59 for second quarter 2011, compared to $0.85 per share in second quarter 2010. There were no discontinued operations in second quarter 2011. Earnings from discontinued operations in second quarter 2010 were $0.04 per share that included an $18 million pre-tax gain […]

Volta Files Updated NI 43-101 Technical Report on the Kiaka Gold Project

Volta Resources Inc. (”Volta” or the “Company”) (TSX:VTR) announced that it has filed an updated National Instrument 43-101 compliant technical report entitled “Updated Mineral Resource Estimate of Kiaka Gold Project, Burkina Faso” (the “Technical Report”) with Canadian securities regulators, pursuant to the Company’s news release dated June 29, 2011. The mineral resource estimate is effective […]

Wärtsilä opens new Services workshop in Helsinki

Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions and services, opens new workshop facilities in Helsinki, Finland. The new facilities enable Wärtsilä to offer a wide range of workshop services with rapid response times. Operations in Helsinki began in the beginning of August 2011.

Data centre project looks to renewables

Researchers are aspiring to show that a network of wind and solar-powered data centres could transform the data and renewable energy industries.

BrightSource Energy Files Application for Certification for Hiddens Hills Solar Electric Generating System

BrightSource Energy, Inc., a leading solar thermal technology company, has filed an Application for Certification (AFC) with the California Energy Commission for the development of two 250 megawatt (nominal) solar power plants (500 megawatts combined) in California’s Inyo County.

PNE Wind 1H revenue falls 60%

Wind developer PNE Wind’s first-half revenues fell to €16.59 million for the first half of 2011, down from €41.12 million in the first half of 2010.

ABB wins $1 billion order for offshore wind power connection

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $1 billion from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply a power link connecting offshore North Sea wind farms to the German mainland grid.

GT Solar Completes Name Change to GT Advanced Technologies

GT Advanced Technologies Inc., (NASDAQ: GTAT), today announced that the name change from GT Solar to its new name, GT Advanced Technologies Inc., is now complete. As part of the rebranding and new corporate identity, the company is now trading under its new GTAT stock ticker symbol on NASDAQ.

Ming Yang cooperative agreement for wind power in Guangdong

China Ming Yang Wind announced that it signed a strategic cooperative agreement with China Three Gorges New Energy (CTGPC) to foster closer cooperation in both domestic and international wind power development.

GE to Invest up to $40 Million in eSolar

eSolar, a leading developer of modular, scalable concentrating solar thermal power technology, announced today that in addition to its licensing agreement with GE Energy, GE (NYSE: GE) has closed a strategic investment in the company. As part of the deal Paul Browning, president and CEO of Thermal Products, for GE Energy, will join the eSolar […]