Global Offshore Wind Power Market to Reach Almost 40 Gigawatts by 2020, says GlobalData

With more countries utilizing offshore wind potential, the global offshore wind power market is expected to increase more than fivefold from 7.1 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 39.9 GW by 2020,...

Energy Department Awards $4.5 Million for Innovative Wind Power R&D Projects

The Energy Department has announced $4.5 million for four projects to help increase deployment of innovative wind power technologies by optimizing the operation, boosting efficiency, and improving...

Solar Capacity in Central America to Surge, as Tenders Put Region on the PV Map

Set to install an impressive 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic (PV) capacity within a six-year period through 2018, Central America is attracting attention from PV developers from around the...

Geothermal Bill Closer to Becoming Law

Proposed legislation that would diversify California's energy portfolio by requiring energy retail sellers to procure 500 megawatts of electricity from baseload geothermal power plants in the...

X-ray Imaging Paves Way for Novel Solar Cell Production

The sharp X-ray vision of DESY's research light source PETRA III paves the way for a new technique to produce cheap, flexible and versatile double solar cells. The method developed by...

Global Shift to Renewable Power Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, IRENA Says

Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, says a new report from the International...

US Wind: R&D Project Shows Nacelle-mounted LIDAR Reduces Yaw Misalignment & Improves Turbine Performance

A collaborative research project at the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology...

New Report Shows U.S. Solar Industry Nearing 16 GW of Installed Capacity

The United States’ solar market hit a major milestone in the second quarter of this year, with more than half a million homes and businesses now generating solar energy. According to GTM...

INDUSTRY NEWS

GameChange Pour-in-Place™ Ballasted Ground System Wins 4 MW Order in Massachusetts
September 16, 2014
GameChange Racking has announced the Pour-in-Place™ Ballasted Ground System won a 4 MW order in Massachusetts for immediate shipment....
NRG Home Solar Honored with Major Awards: Highlighting company’s growth & unique customer service strategy
September 16, 2014
NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, announced they have been honored with a series of awards...
Dresser-Rand Hosts Technology Day to Demonstrate New Waste Heat Recovery System
September 16, 2014
Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of environmentally friendly technology platforms in distributed power generation for the oil and gas, industrial,...
Vander Woude Dairy Melts Away Carbon Emissions: Dairy producer to generate 100% of annual electricity needs from solar energy
September 16, 2014
Vander Woude Dairy of Merced, California was looking for a way to decrease operational expenses while providing its business with a sustainable...
EHT in Negotiations to Acquire Solar Energy Power Generation Projects
September 16, 2014
EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) is pleased to announce that it is currently in negotiations to acquire a...
The Switch to Deliver Full-power Converter to Water Wall Turbine
September 16, 2014
Vancouver-based Water Wall Turbine Inc. (WWT) has selected The Switch to provide a 500 kW full-power converter for its innovative self-floating...
TÜV Rheinland Offers Fire Testing Services Per Latest UL 1703 Requirements
September 15, 2014
TÜV Rheinland offers the UL 1703 testing and certification services to manufacturers of building integrated photovoltaic modules (BiPV),...
Duke Energy Commits to 278 MW of Solar PV in North Carolina
September 15, 2014
Following on its February RFP, Duke has announced that it will acquire and construct three PV plants totaling 128 MW, including the largest PV...
New Report Highlighting Renewable Energy Tariffs for Large Utility Customers as an Avenue to Greater Solar PV Development
September 15, 2014
As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Outreach Partnership (SolarOPs), the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (formerly...
Geothermal Industry Leaders from Around the Globe to Convene in Oregon, the Newest Geothermal Frontier
September 12, 2014
From Oregon to Rwanda, the 2014 GEA Geothermal Energy Expo will take geothermal leaders around the world in geothermal development. The Expo,...