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3TIER and IRENA Collaborate to Give Researchers Access to Better Renewable Energy Information
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 10:58 AM
Today 3TIER made wind and solar information from its global datasets publicly available through IRENA's Global Atlas in support of research and advocacy groups around the world. The advanced datasets will inform policy makers, investors, and other researchers in country to continent-scale studies.
AWEA Statement on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Eagle Permit Tenure Rule
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 08:16 AM
TerraSmart Ground Mounts
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 06:28 AM
When the same old racking solution is no longer relevant, discover a turnkey ground mount racking solution that does what it's supposed to do: quicken installation times.
Hannover Fairs USA and Canadian Wind Energy Association Announce Long-Term Partnership
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:18 PM
"The partnership with CanWEA represents a further investment in HANNOVER MESSE's growing global energy event platform, as well as an important strategic business initiative"
Enphase Powered Solar Project Nears 2GWh Production Milestone
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:15 PM
Two adjacent 575kW solar farms in Canada maximize energy production with reliable Enphase microinverters
PNE WIND sees prospects for offshore wind energy on Germany's coastline
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:45 PM
PNE WIND AG is currently working on twelve offshore wind farm projects
Africa: Schneider Electric partners with DONG Energy for a more sustainable energy supply of remote islands in Africa
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:36 PM
In Africa alone, at least 300 remote islands distanced from mainland grids exist
Radiance Solar Completes 1 Megawatt Solar Power Installation at Shaw Industries Manufacturing Plant
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:33 PM
Financial Model for Solar Power Accelerates Adoption for Georgia Businesses
Easy-to-Install Designs Drive North American PV Mounting Systems Market to exceed U.S. $1.5B in 2018, According to Wolf Research
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:31 PM
Innovative and durable designs that reduce part counts and speed installation time of PV systems are key differentiators for growing market share
TRA Snow and Sun Acquires Remaining TRA-Mage Solar Mounting Products
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:28 PM
TRA-Mage has ceased doing business and has sold all remaining solar mounting products to their former partner, TRA Snow and Sun.
SolarCity Introduces Energy Storage for Businesses
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:22 PM
SolarCity DemandLogic™ integrates intelligent management software and Tesla battery technology to reduce businesses' peak demand, provide backup power during outages and potentially save thousands on energy costs
SEIA Applauds White House Efforts to Boost Use of Renewable Energy
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:19 PM
Today, solar is one of the fastest-growing sources of new energy in the United States and recently surpassed 10 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity in the United States – enough to power more than 1.7 million American homes.
EPA's ethanol decision hurts Michigan farmers, consumers and communities
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 05:15 PM
Michigan Corn Growers call on EPA to protect Renewable Fuel Standard
Ballard Signs MOU with Van Hool For Further Zero Emission Fuel Cell Bus Deployments
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 01:53 PM
Ballard Power Systems has announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Van Hool NV, Europe's fourth largest bus manufacturer, in support of the manufacture and further deployment of zero emission fuel cell buses.
SMA America Production Welcomes General Manager of U.S. Technology
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 10:43 AM
Michael Mendik to Oversee SMA's North American System Technology for Large Applications
SolarReserve Expands International Development Activities into Australia
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:50 PM
SolarReserve opens an office in Perth, offering unique, reliable solar energy solutions that will benefit Australia's mining sector and the environment
renewz and PowerStream Launch Innovative Micro Grid Project
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:48 PM
Rapidly-deployed solar canopy forms critical part of next generation smart-grid energy. Combined approach includes electric vehicle charging, natural gas, wind, and storage.
U.S. Army launches fuel cell testing with General Motors
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:24 PM
Celebrates Cooperative Research and Development Agreements
Strike prices show solar on track to compete with fossil fuels
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:14 PM
Support levels post 2015 higher than STA requested Mid-sized solar schemes (sub-5MW) still excluded Key details still to be resolved
ReliOn Launches Enhanced E-200 Fuel Cell System
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:07 PM
Addressing Low Power Projects for Railroad and Telecommunications Customers
Injection of Hydrogen into the German Gas Distribution Grid
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:05 PM
The first ever plant to convert electricity into hydrogen and subsequently inject the hydrogen into the German gas distribution network.
Business Review selects Siemens wind turbine rotor blade for Innovation in Renewable Energy Award
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:58 PM
Clean Technology Business Review has declared Siemens' wind turbine rotor blade the winner of the ‘Innovation in Renewable Energy' Award.
ABB's Microgrid Control Technology Enables Greening of Remote Island
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:53 PM
Project allows mid-Atlantic island to boost wind capacity, incorporate renewable energy and maintain the stability of grid
ACORE's Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Northeastern Region Report Illustrates How Large-Scale Renewable Energy Facilities are Necessary to Drive Higher Capacity
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:51 PM
Eleven Northeastern states rank second in the nation in both solar and biomass power capacity
The University of Toledo and GEM Energy announce official start-up of 'Green Data Center'
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 09:29 AM
The University of Toledo announced that the ReliaFlex Advanced Power System, installed by GEM Energy, of Walbridge, Ohio, is fully operational. The ReliaFlex system will give the University a "Green Data Center" that will significantly reduce its carbon footprint and increase electric reliability.
skytron Energy's Controller Leverages 700 MWp of Solar Power for Electricity Trading
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:30 PM
skytron energy have now started to offer this new telecontrol interface as part of their power plant control system, skycontrol.
Hitachi Develops All-in-One Container-Type Energy Storage System
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:28 PM
Plans to Begin Demonstration Test on CrystEna*1 Energy Storage System Incorporating Hitachi Group Technologies in North American Market
Construction Continues at Iberdrola Renewables' Baffin Wind Farm in Texas
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:26 PM
Gulf Coast complex capacity will be 606 MW, making it Iberdrola's largest renewable energy facility in the world
Direct Current Power Systems for Commercial Buildings to Reach Nearly $10 Billion in Market Value by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:24 PM
"The advantages of DC power systems become particularly clear when considering the integration of renewable energy generation"
Molex and University of Illinois Support Etho Team in China Solar Decathlon 2013
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:21 PM
Etho passive solar home design features geo-thermal mechanical system, solar PV arrays, Molex VLM lighting and a home automation system that monitors net-zero achievements developed by UIUC
IXYS Introduces Two New High Power 1.4KV and 1.8KV Phase Control Thyristors
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:19 PM
Rugged, Reliable in an Hermetic Package with Current Rating of up to 1140 Amperes
OnForce Solar President David Sandbank Elected Vice President of NYSEIA
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:17 PM
Sandbank previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Association.
Black Sun Begins Commercialization of Revolutionary Solar Collector
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 06:15 PM
Low-cost solution to concentrating solar power: Black Sun Planetary Solutions makes renewable energy accessible and affordable to all
SolarWorld pledges support for Solar Forward, crowd-sourced solar-energy fund in Portland, Ore.
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:57 PM
Fund will support solar arrays at city schools, community centers and libraries
Powerway's first distributed EPC project successfully connected to grid
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:50 PM
Recently, Powerway successfully connected its first distributed EPC project to the grid. The project is located in Sanshui industrial park, one of the 18 national photovoltaic demonstration areas, and only 5 km from Powerway's headquarters.
Oregon researchers shed new light on solar water-splitting process
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:44 PM
Fundamental discovery could speed development of efficient semiconductor-catalytic junctions
WORLD PHOTOVOLTAICS MARKET ON GROWTH COURSE
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:40 PM
Intersolar Europe 2014 promotes the exchange between established and young markets within this global growth industry
Seneca County Commissions Municipal Solar Project with Spear Point Energy
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:34 PM
845kW Solar Project will Save Seneca County over $1 million in Electricity Costs over 25 years
Colorado Cleantech Industries Association Announces the Winners of the 2013 Cleantech Awards
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 05:32 PM
Nine winners announced as Colorado's cleantech leaders
Seneca County Commissions Municipal Solar Project with Spear Point Energy
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 03:28 PM
The 845kW Solar Project will Save Seneca County over $1 million in Electricity Costs over 25 years.
At Pollutec: $80M solar win by ABB shines light on potential of Ontario Clean Technology Alliance
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 11:28 AM
As Canada enjoys a $350 billion "infrastructure supercycle" over the next 5 years, the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance – a collective of regional and municipal economic development organizations – is attending Pollutec Horizons 2013 in Paris to invite clean technology global investments to Ontario
Solar Energy USA to Install 106 kW Solar Power System at National Guard Facility in Savannah
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 08:56 AM
The Solar Energy USA team, one of Georgia's top solar companies, is proud to announce their award to install a 106 kW solar energy system. The solar panel project will offset power costs at the Georgia National Guard facility in Savannah.
Natcore Technology Moves Toward Low-Temperature Production Of Solar Cells
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 08:02 AM
Move could further reduce cost, raise efficiency
Vestas Launches Wind for Prosperity
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 08:00 AM
Vertic creates website for Wind for Prosperity – one of the biggest corporate initiatives to combat energy poverty and deploy green technology in developing countries.
Asheville Solar Farm Company Breaks 800 MW Target for 2014
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:58 AM
An Asheville, NC solar farm developer, Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is blazing new ground in 2014 with almost 50 new projects that total over 800 megawatts of solar energy being added to the grid.
CSP Today webinar identifies methods to secure project financing in South Africa
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:55 AM
The key challenges faced when securing financing for CSP projects in South Africa and proving the bankability of this technology to financiers will be discussed during CSP Today's eagerly anticipated free webinar on Tuesday, 3rd December at 09.00am GMT (11.00AM SAST).
Jun Yang Solar Power Investments Ltd. : Jun Yang Solar to acquire 20% stake in Asia Credit Monitors
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:53 AM
Jun Yang Solar to acquire 20% stake in Asia Credit Monitors Enhanced the Group's money lending business portfolio to generate resources for its core solar power business
TÜV Rheinland: Innotech Solar's new low profile module frames are tested up to 8,000 Pascal
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:32 AM
New frame improves performance and saves transport and storage costs
Solar Certification Fund: 5th call for proposals launched
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:30 AM
This Fund aims at supporting activities related to the development and promotion of the Solar Keymark certification scheme and the relevant standards.
Asian Development Bank President hails AfDB's work on clean energy financing
Submitted on: 12/03/13, 07:23 AM
The ADB President commended the African Development Bank for its commitment to promoting clean energy investments.