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Pika Energy Selected by NREL to Drive Down Cost of Wind Power
Submitted on: 07/25/14, 07:55 AM
Wind turbine manufacturer wins $700,000 for efficient manufacturing processes and scaled-up designs to drive cost savings in small wind market

BUSINESSES MUST MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE GROWING ‘ENERGY TRILEMMA'
Submitted on: 07/25/14, 06:27 AM
Rising energy costs, the pressure of cutting carbon footprint and fears over the uncertainty of supply – the growing ‘energy trilemma' is a major challenge facing every business in Britain today.

New scheme for UK energy management- The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)
Submitted on: 07/25/14, 03:55 AM
A new scheme has been launched in the UK, designed to help businesses save at least £250 million in energy costs by 2016.

ReneSola Sells 40 Energy Storage Systems to Think Green Energy
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 01:16 PM
An additional 10 units are on order for use by Think Green Energy customers in the southeast of England.

Wind Energy Project to Bring Investment of €220 Million to Portugal, Boosting Country's Renewable Energy Cluster
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 01:13 PM
The farms will entail a total 84 wind energy turbines, which will be produced in Oliveira de Frades and in Vagos, in Northern Portugal.

SunEdison Partners with Community Energy on Colorado's Largest Solar Power Plant
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 01:09 PM
Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas

Renewable Energy Association comments on draft budget for Contracts for Difference scheme
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 12:09 PM
Planned budget will not ensure value for money for consumers

CfD budget shows Government is stacking deck against solar
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 12:08 PM
The Government has this morning announced how much money will go to different low carbon technologies between now and 2020 under its new Contracts for Difference system.

Siemens D6 direct-drive wind turbine obtains type certification by DNV GL
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 12:05 PM
Further step in ramping up serial production of innovative offshore wind turbine rated at 6 megawatts ---- Tested and certified for 25 years lifetime

SHOW NEWS FOR ENERGY PROFESSIONALS - Mark your calendars to participate
Submitted on: 07/24/14, 11:37 AM
Comprehensive information about the conference, expo, concurrent seminars, workshops and other special events, as well as registration, sponsorship and more. Visit www.aeecenter.org/shows

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 04:50 PM
Special deals for early birds and students at geothermal energy event of the year

Bland Solar, APS America announce solar microinverter partnership
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 04:09 PM
Leading California solar distributor Bland Solar & Air will carry APS microinverters, under a new strategic partnership between the two companies.

Sungevity® Tops $1.5 Million With Cause Marketing Initiative
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:37 PM
Solar Leader Hits Milestone in Contributions to Nonprofit Partners, Gives $50,000 to Local Food Bank

Rwanda to Unveil First Utility-Scale Solar PV Power Plant in East Africa, Reports KT Press
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:36 PM
Access to electricity is crucial for economic growth and development in Rwanda, and similarly in the rest of Africa.

Enphase Energy Helps Hartley's Crocodile Adventures Take A Bite Out of Electrical Bill
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:33 PM
Wildlife park houses crocodiles, koalas and now, a solar power system

Enphase Energy and Energy France Installation Bring Next Generation Solar to AST Groupe Residential Housing Portfolio
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:32 PM
Over 1,500 new single-family homes will be equipped with the Enphase® System

CBD Energy Announces $300,000 in Residential Solar Loan Approvals
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:28 PM
Installations garnered within three weeks following soft launch in single U.S. market

Completed Anthony Wayne solar array is providing power for the Toledo Zoo and new life to brownfield
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 01:19 PM
Rudolph/Libbe and GEM Energy, of the Rudolph/Libbe Companies, have completed a 2.1MW solar array on a 22-acre south Toledo brownfield site that was once in receivership. The new array will supply about 30 percent of the Toledo Zoo's electricity each year under a power purchase agreement.

Klein® Tools Introduces Its Next-Generation Scout® Pro 2 Series Cable Tester
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 11:15 AM
Maximize Scout Pro 2 cable tester with single-step Test-n-Map™ Remotes

GameChange Roof System Sets Industry Pricing Record at $0.099/Watt
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 11:04 AM
GC Roof 15.0 Release Features Advanced Technology Wind Deflector, New Wire Management Features, Ruggedized Design

Contracts for Difference: Concerns persist for SMEs and new entrants in power sector
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 11:01 AM
CfD "three dimensional chess" may damage SMEs attempting to break open energy market Solar power particularly disadvantaged

Greensmith on track to integrate 4 new battery types in 2014 for over 23mW of energy storage
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 10:45 AM
Fourth generation battery-agnostic technology platform and industry-leading integration expertise driving advanced grid-scale and behind-the-meter energy storage project wins

Saft to Supply Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System for Kauai Island Electrical Grid
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 10:43 AM
Multi-million dollar agreement with battery leader signals growing energy storage market in Hawaii

SPI Solar Subsidiary Announces Agreements for Sale and Transfer of 50 Megawatt Photovoltaic (PV) Project in Fenyi County, China and Proposed Construction of 21 Megawatt Project in Jiangxi Province, China
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 07:08 AM
In addition, SPI Solar announced that Xinwei has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC") agreement with Xinyu Zhongzhi Guoxiang New Energy Electric Power Investment Development Co., Ltd. for the construction of a separate 21 MW project in Jiangxi Province.

Yingli Solar Continues Expansion in Latin America by Opening New Office in Santiago, Chile
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 07:05 AM
To facilitate the opening of the new office and Yingli's growth in the Chilean solar market, Yingli has brought on Mr. Robert Muhn to serve as Managing Director of Yingli Green Energy Chile.

OneRoof Energy and Elevate Partner to Make Solar a "Digital Service"
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 07:03 AM
Alliance leverages advanced software platform and easy financing options to introduce affordable rooftop solar energy solutions to California homeowners

SEIA Commends NHL for Commitment to Sustainability
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 07:01 AM
Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) released a new sustainability report, saying, in part, "We believe it's important to invest in clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and hydro in North America. Supporting clean energy will help achieve long-term benefits for our business, such as price stability."

2014 National Advanced Biofuels Conference & Expo Announces Agenda
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:27 AM
Event to include focus on next-generation biofuels technology integration opportunities for existing U.S. ethanol and biodiesel plants

Clean Tech Innovation Could Mean Big Savings for Fleet Owners
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:25 AM
MagLev Energy Partners with UCF to Develop a Fuel-Saving APU

REA welcomes clarity on Fourth Carbon Budget
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:23 AM
Long term signals vital for securing investment and creating jobs in renewables

Self-cooling Solar Cells Boost Power, Last Longer
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:17 AM
Scientists may have overcome one of the major hurdles in developing high-efficiency, long-lasting solar cells—keeping them cool, even in the blistering heat of the noonday Sun.

Are biogas plants profitable?
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:11 AM
Biogas plants are beneficial for agriculture, environment and consumers of heat and electricity. It is perfectly acknowledged by the Germans who have been investing in such installations for over a decade now. Poland, as the third biggest agricultural area in European Union, has almost perfect raw material base for biogas production. And though this fuel gets increasingly important in our energy system, the industry still faces multiple obstacles which effectively slow down its development.

FuelCell Energy Announces German Government Support for Advancement of Clean and Efficient Fuel Cells With 4.9 Million Euros in Research Awards
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:09 AM
FuelCell Energy Solutions, GmbH and Joint-Venture Partner Fraunhofer IKTS to Further Enhance Performance of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Plants

Study Predicts Rapid Growth in Solar Energy Market Will Lead to Opportunities for Copper
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:03 AM
Sustainable energy expert reports on market study at SOLAR 2014 Conference

Suniva Announces U.S. Module Manufacturing Expansion
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 06:00 AM
200MW Facility to Open in Michigan in 2014

liquefied Natural Gas Market expanding at a CAGR of 2.8% between 2013 and 2019. By Transparency
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:24 AM
Liquefied Natural Gas Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019

Biofuel Enzymes Market growing at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2013 to 2018. By Transparencymarketresearch
Submitted on: 07/23/14, 02:17 AM
Biofuel Enzymes Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast, 2012 - 2018

Baker Electric Solar Named One of San Diego's Fastest Growing Companies
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 04:43 PM
Baker Electric Solar, an Escondido-based solar company that designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems, formally announced today it ranked No. 14 on the 2014 San Diego Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies list.

Ballard to Supply New Flyer Industries with Next Generation Power Module for U.S. Fuel Cell Bus
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 01:52 PM
Ballard Power Systems has received a purchase order from New Flyer Industries

India Solar 2014 Awards now open for nomination
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 10:18 AM
The nominations for CSP Today/PV Insider's INDIASOL 2014 Awards are officially open. The CSP and PV communities can now nominate their desired solar companies in India to win an INDIASOL 2014 Award.

SolarMax Expands U.S. Team with Addition of Mark Haug
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 07:03 AM
SolarMax welcomes Mark Haug, utility sales manager, to its growing U.S. team.

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 04:44 AM
11th South-East European Exhibition and Conference

Favorable Trends for the Global Boilers and Steam Generators Market for Utilities 2013-2018: Market
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 01:56 AM
Global boilers and steam generators market is expected to reach an estimated $36.8 billion by 2018. Huge power generation capacity addition fostered by growing electricity demand and replacement of old inefficient boilers and steam generators are major drivers for boilers and steam generators market

"NATIONAL CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT 7.0: PARTNERSHIP & PROGRESS" ANNOUNCES PANEL OF GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS FOCUSED ON CLEAN ENERGY DECISIONS FOR BUSINESSES AND THE ECONOMY
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 03:29 PM
"Stepping to the Plate on Climate Change: Business Leadership on Pollution Reduction" Panel Features Former Governor of Utah Jon Huntsman, Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros and Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International Jim Murren

Solar Investments Completes Purchase of SolarPanelTalk, America's Leading Online Solar Forum
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:58 PM
Solar Investments now offers U.S. consumers the largest collection of consumer-created solar reviews, the most used solar estimator tool and the largest online solar knowledge forum. Through these sites the company helps educate consumers about solar and connects with local solar installers and developers.

ValueLabs Sets Up a 13 MW Solar Power Plant to Be Self-Reliant in Its Energy Needs
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:55 PM
ValueLabs has commissioned its 13 MW solar power plant to meet all its energy needs efficiently.

Utility Scale Solar Farms are Fueling U.S. Growth
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:53 PM
Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is seeing a trend in the United States where large utility scale solar farms are adding jobs, adding tax base to states and helping the U.S. economy.

Wind Power Will Deliver More Than 7 Percent of the World's Electricity by 2018, Forecasts Navigant Research
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:51 PM
Offshore wind is expected to grow strongly in the next 4 years, report finds

NRG Energy Acquires Its First Public Solar Facility in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:49 PM
Four Megawatt Spanish Town Estate Solar project to decrease St. Croix's dependence on fossil fuel imports

VC Funding in Smart Grid Comes in at $81 Million in Q2 2014, Reports Mercom Capital Group
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:46 PM
Battery/Storage companies raise $90 million; Energy Efficiency companies raise $113 million

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