Renewables Are Safer Bet Than Price-Volatile Oil

Historically unpredictable and changing oil prices are hurting the economy, but today’s cheap oil offers a unique opportunity to reduce our fossil fuel addiction and invest in more...

United Nations Secretary-General appoints DNV GL CEO Henrik O. Madsen as new Global Compact board member

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr Henrik O. Madsen, Group President & Chief Executive Officer of DNV GL, as a new board member to the UN Global Compact board, the...

As California Heads Toward 50% Renewables, National Geothermal Summit to Focus on Future Market Share

California is the major power market in the West, and it is moving quickly towards 50% renewable power. This opens major new opportunities for expanded market share for in-state and regional...



PG&E Pledges Continued Investment in Safe, Reliable, Affordable and Clean Energy Future for California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is continuing its progress on improving the safety and reliability of its service, as well as on efforts to keep its bills affordable and to create a...

GRC Extends Application Deadline For Scholarships

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has decided to extend the application date for the GRC Scholarship Awards. The new due date is May 22, 2015.   To qualify for one of these...

Renewable Energy Sources Provide Over 75% of New U.S. Generating Capacity

According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, geothermal, and...

'Canada's Greenest Employers' for 2015 are announced

With much of the news focused on tumbling oil and commodity prices, you might think environmental issues had fallen off the public radar. Yet many of the nation's most progressive...

Franklin Energy Announces Energy Efficiency Experts of Tomorrow Scholarship Recipients

Franklin Energy Services, LLC, a leading national energy efficiency program implementation firm, is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the first annual Energy Efficiency Experts of...

INDUSTRY NEWS

GCube Insurance Launches First Unscheduled U.S. Wind Maintenacne Protection Plan
May 18, 2015
GCube Insurance Services Inc, (GCube) the specialist renewable energy underwriter, launches Beyond Balance Sheets: Unscheduled Maintenance...
Geothermal Power Ready to Meet Future Power System Needs, New Report Concludes
May 18, 2015
Geothermal power plants, that now service over 3 million American households, can provide both flexible and base-load power that will be needed in...
Teams from Moreno Valley and Oxford Academy High Schools Earn Top Spots at Metropolitan’s 2015 Solar Cup
May 18, 2015
The nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition concluded today with boats built and raced by students from Canyon Springs and Oxford...
Energy Building for Lithium Ion Battery
May 18, 2015
Momentum continues to build for the Battery and Energy Storage innovation sector at Eastman Business Park. From Washington, D.C. comes word that...
U.S. Geothermal Inc. Reports First Quarter 2015 Result
May 18, 2015
U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading and profitable renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from...
Global Biofuels Market to Reach Production Capacity of 50921.4 Million Gallons by 2019 Due to Favorable Regulatory Norms
May 18, 2015
Transparency Market Research has announced the release of a report titled “Global Biofuels Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...
NRG Yield, Inc. Announces Completion of Recapitalization and Adjustment to the Conversion Rate of its 3.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019
May 18, 2015
NRG Yield, Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced recapitalization, whereby its new Class C common stock was distributed to...
Rookie Team from Huntington Beach’s Coast High School Takes Early Lead Heading Into Three-Day Solar Cup
May 18, 2015
For the first time since the inaugural year of Metropolitan Water District’s annual Solar Cup competition 13 years ago, a rookie team of...
FTTN Continues to Scout Renewable Opportunities Following Energy Storage Advance
May 18, 2015
First Titan Corp. could bolster its renewable energy and solar power plans in the wake of Elon Musk’s recent major announcement of a...
As Opposition to Offshore Drilling Mounts, Activists to Join “Hands Across the Sand” for Annual International Day of Action
May 18, 2015
Last week, as hundreds of conservation stakeholders from across the United States convened in Washington, D.C. for the Blue Vision Summit, ocean...