Riverside, California, May 8, 2013. Western Municipal Water District’s newly commissioned 916-kilowatt SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) solar power system is soaking up the sun, delivering an expected savings of up to $4.6 million over the next two decades. The system, located at Western’s Operations facility off of El Sobrante in Riverside, Calif. is also helping maintain [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of President Obamaâ€™s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of the Interior, in partnership with the Department of Energy, will publish the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for solar energy development in six southwestern statesâ€”Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah. The final Solar PEIS represents a major step [...]
CAMPBELL, California. Jul 10, 2012 SolarThermalMagazine.com. CBD Energy Limited, a diversified renewable energy company, has signed its first solar PV installation contract in the United States. The project is a design, engineering, procurement and construct (EPC) contract to build a solar system for a school in New Jersey. Westinghouse Solar, Inc. WEST +3.29% will partner [...]
Expected to come online within the year, the project marks a key contribution to China’s renewable energy production goal of 15 gigawatts (GW) by 2015.
The Committeeâ€™s interest is in learning more about the impact of the governmentâ€™s loan guarantee program, as contrasted with Solar3D’s success in financing the development of its technology with private investment.
REFUsol, Inc., a world leading manufacturer of high efficiency solar inverters, today announced that the REFUsol 012K, 016K, 020K and 024K inverters are in compliance with the New York Standard Interconnection Requirements (SIR) and qualify for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) funding programs. Under the Department of Public Service (DPS) [...]
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Rockford Solar Partners, a renewable energy development joint venture between Elgin-based Wanxiang America and Chicago-based New Generation Power, received DOE and FAA environmental approval to proceed on an American-based commercial airport solar farm. The Company said the airport has over 70 prime acres to install the solar panels, and Rockford is well known for its [...]
With the rapid growth of the optoelectronic industry in China, the country’s power generation enterprises have been planning their own thermal power generation projects, which leads to China Concentrating Solar Power Summit in Beijing on December 5th. Among the newly encouraged energy resources listed in the Catalog of Guidance of Industrial Structural Adjustment (2011 Version) [...]
The EPA and the Department of Energyâ€™s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory are collaborating on a project to evaluate the feasibility of siting renewable energy production on the Milwaukee & St. Paul Rail Yard Company Brownfields Site, owned by the City of Perry, Iowa. The study, valued up to $35,000, will explore the potential for [...]
The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, is urging policymakers and leaders in the Caribbean to invest in more substantial renewable energy options, in the interest of energy security. Speaking at a regional conference in Suriname on â€œResearch, Development and Capacity Building to Support Renewable Energy Development in the [...]
The Israeli company Pythagoras Solar makes solar-power windows that harness the sun to reduce cut energy costs (NTD Television). Jerusalem- â€œHarnessing the sunâ€ is what Gonen Fink, CEO of Pythagoras Solar, calls his companyâ€™s revolutionary clean-energy breakthrough: solar power windows. Pythagoras Solar â€œreinvents Building Integrated Photovoltaics for clean, energy efficient, self-powered buildings,â€ according to the [...]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), in partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, this week announced that itÂ is publishing a Request for Interest (RFI) to gauge interest in future wind energy development offshore Massachusetts.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has voted unanimously to approve the Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM) program, which is designed to drive small- to mid-sized renewable energy development. This feed-in-tariff program will require investor-owned California utilities to purchase electricity from solar and other renewable energy systems up to 20 MW in size.