California Legislature Announces Geothermal Month & Geothermal Day

The California Legislature intends to recognize geothermal energy with a month and, more specifically, a day of its own. This measure would recognize the month of May 2014, as Geothermal Month and...

New GEA Report Details Trends and Substantial Growth in the Global Geothermal Market

A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) reveals the international power market is booming, with a sustained growth rate of 4% to 5%. The “2014 Annual U.S. & Global...

Wind Energy Delivers Record Construction Numbers: A leading choice in many regions for new electric capacity

Wind energy continued its forward march in 2013 as an ever-growing piece of the mainstream U.S. electricity mix, with a record number of projects and generating capacity under construction by...

Twelve States Produced 80% of US Wind Power in 2013

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s new “Today in Energy” brief took a look at where wind power is generated in the United States... In 2013, 12 states accounted...

ILUC Unverifiable and Biofuels Economically Beneficial, Says IPCC

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) released their “Bioenergy and Climate Change Mitigation: An Assessment” report in that confirmed that biofuels...

Building-integrated Solar Air Heating Systems Hit Milestone

According to new industry data, a growing sector of the U.S. solar energy industry has reached a major milestone, with five million square feet of building-integrated solar air heating collectors...

Scientists Come Up with Method of Reducing Solar Panel Glare

The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to scientists at Loughborough University. Researchers have developed a multi-layer anti-reflection (AR) coating for glass surfaces,...

Wind Energy Secures Significant CO2 Emission Reductions for the US

Rapid development of the U.S. wind energy industry has led to significant reductions in power sector carbon emissions. In 2013, the U.S. wind fleet reduced power sector emissions by 96 million...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Gamesa Commissions its First G114.2.0 MW Wind Turbine in USA
April 24, 2014
Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind industry, has commissioned its first 60Hz G114-2.0 MW wind turbine prototype in the United States,...
Google and MidAmerican Energy Company Announce Renewable Energy Agreement in Iowa
April 24, 2014
Google and MidAmerican Energy are pleased to announce an agreement for MidAmerican Energy to supply Google’s Council Bluffs, Iowa data...
Sol Inc. Awarded Breathe California’s Clean Air Technology Award
April 24, 2014
Sol Inc., a global commercial solar outdoor LED lighting solutions company and the market leader in North America, announced today that its solar...
650 kW California Project Completed Using GameChange Roof System
April 24, 2014
GameChange Racking has announced the completion of a 650 KW project in Northern California that utilized the GameChange Roof System. The customer...
Offshore Deals Boost Wind Project Funding to $7.2 Billion in Q1 2014, Reports Mercom Capital Group
April 24, 2014
Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition...
Mersen Introduces New HP10J Helioprotection Fuse
April 23, 2014
Mersen (formerly Ferraz Shawmut) is pleased to announce the launch of the newest and most efficient UL 2579 listed photovoltaic fuse – the...
SunEdison Closes CA$115 Million in Financing to Build 33 MW of Utility Solar Projects in Ontario, Canada
April 23, 2014
SunEdison, a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, announced that it has closed on financing for two solar...
PSI Repair Services to Showcase its Extensive Product Upgrade Capabilities at AWEA WINDPOWER 2014
April 23, 2014
PSI Repair Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries and leading independent service provider (ISP) to the wind energy industry,...
GE Signs Wind Turbine Converter Support Agreement to Cut Operational Costs and Enhance Customer Operations & Management Capabilities
April 23, 2014
GE’s Power Conversion business has announced that it has signed a framework agreement with EDF EN to provide support services for the...
Biofeedstock Company Proterro Reaches 2014 Q1 Sugar-making Milestones
April 23, 2014
Initial pilot results show consistent and controllable sugar production, using the company’s novel photobioreactor developed with NASA...