SAN DIEGO, Calif. (January 2, 2013): EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, announced today that it completed financing on the 143 MWp Catalina Solar project in California’s Mojave Desert. Majority interest in the project was acquired by a group of investors comprising GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, a wholly [...]
August 2012 The market for advanced batteries for utility-scale energy storage faces an array of challenges. Costs are high compared to traditional power generation resources; the regulatory environment remains ambiguous; no single optimal technology has emerged; and advances in grid infrastructure equipment, such as smart inverters, could accomplish many of the same objectives as advanced [...]
Trenton, NJ â€“ Taking action that continues the Christie Administrationâ€™s commitment to fostering the development of renewable energy resources in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie today signed into law bipartisan legislation to strengthen and encourage the continued growth of New Jerseyâ€™s solar industry, while protecting ratepayers from increased costs. The bill, S-1925, couples an acceleration [...]
June 13, 2012 Building off investments in innovative solar photovoltaic technologies announced at the SunShot Grand Challenge Summit in Denver, Colorado earlier today, the Energy Department announced new investments for 21 total projects to further advance cutting-edge concentrating solar power technologies(CSP). The awards span 13 states for a total of $56 million over three years, [...]
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND.-The Icelandic energy provider, Landsvirkjun, one of Europe’s leading renewable energy companies, may help supply Continental Europe with renewable energy via a North Atlantic submarine power cable. Iceland currently holds a unique position amongst European nations in its potential to increase reliable electric energy production from renewable energy resources. This increased energy production could [...]
SunWize Technologies, Inc., a provider of sustainable energy solutions, recently completed the largest solar installation on the island of American Samoa in the South Pacific.
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ As part of the Obama Administrationâ€™s commitment to strengthening partnerships with Tribal Nations and supporting tribal energy development, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu this week announced that 19 clean energy projects to receive more than $6.5 million. These competitively selected projects will allow Native American Tribes to advance clean energy within their [...]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recognized the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a High Performance Building Plaque for energy-saving investments that will reduce energy costs by a combined $49,558 annually. In addition, RIT’s University Services Center became the first building in Monroe County to receive LEEDTM Platinum certification and [...]
SolarBOS, Inc., a leader in electrical ‘Balance of System’ solutions for the solar industry, has donated solar combiner boxes for the 63rd Primetime Emmy(R) Awards solar system, which will make its debut on FOX this Sunday. The Emmy’s solar system is part of FOX’s “Green it. Mean it.” campaign. The 50-kilowatt system goes prime time [...]
Solar By Weller â€“ solar panel installer in Southeastern, PA â€“ continues to offer the economical alternative of capitalizing on renewable solar energy with the deregulation of the Pennsylvania electricity markets looming throughout Pennsylvania in 2011. The deregulation is expected to cause an increase in electricity rates for businesses, federal agencies, non-profit organizations and residents [...]
EnviroMission Joins Renewable Energy Developers to Commend Arizona Commerce Authority Recommendations EnviroMission Limited has joined renewable energy developers, Power-One and Abengoa Solar Inc., to commend Arizona Governor, Jan Brewer, and the Arizona Commerce Authority for recommendations aimed at advancing the renewable energy industry in Arizona.
Detroit Edison has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) that will continue to add Michigan-based renewable power to the company’s energy portfolio. The utility is seeking approximately 245 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy from wind, solar, hydro, biomass or landfill gas facilities that would be operating by the end of 2014. Of that amount, approximately [...]
The Connecticut Clean Energy Fund (CCEF) has introduced a revised On-Site Renewable Distributed Generation (OSDG) Program. The program is designed to help finance the installation of systems that generate electricity from solar and other renewable energy resources. Connecticut businesses and institutions may qualify for this program if they plan to install a qualified renewable energy [...]