SNL Energy: Planned US biomass capacity totals 2.5 GW

Biomass fueled 101 MW of capacity completed in 2014 through Sept. 10, or just over 1% of the total utility-scale generation capacity that came online in the U.S. during that period. Of the total...

Landmark Study Helps American Manufacturers Compete in a Globally Competitive Wind Industry

Since the resurgence of the wind industry over the past decade, one burning question has plagued U.S. manufacturers that supply components for domestic wind turbine installations: How can...

Solar Microinverter and Power Optimizer Market to Break $1 Billion Barrier in 2018

The market for global photovoltaic (PV) solar microinverters and power optimizers is forecast to more than triple in the coming years, rising to more than $1 billion in 2018, as both established...

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...

INDUSTRY NEWS

SunShare and Hyland Hills Water World Sign one of the Nation's Largest Community Solar Agreements
September 22, 2014
Denver-based SunShare announced recently it has contracted with Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District to provide Water World,  the...
Duke Energy Supplies Additional Details on Solar Projects As Part of $500 Million Commitment
September 22, 2014
Duke Energy recently announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North Carolina by...
New DNV GL Guidelines and Practices Ensure Safe Connection of Offshore Wind to the Transmission Grid Using High Voltage DC Technology
September 22, 2014
DNV GL, a leading global energy advisory and testing authority as well as the world's largest resource of independent energy experts, has...
VECOPLAN® Now Possesses the World’s Largest & Most Advanced Development Center in the Field of Environmental Technology
September 22, 2014
VECOPLAN® celebrated the grand opening of its new 17,000 square-foot Technology Center. The first-of-its-kind facility is equipped with more...
Nordex presents 64.4-meter long N131/3000 rotor blade at WindEnergy Hamburg
September 19, 2014
Nordex SE will present the Delta Generation turbines N100/3300, N117/3000 and N131/3000 in its center stage at the international wind energy expo,...
Just Energy Reaches Agreement on the Sale of Hudson Energy Solar Corp.
September 19, 2014
Just Energy Group, Inc., a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the...
Fortune Energy Adds Q CELLS Award-winning Modules
September 19, 2014
Fortune Energy President Jack Meng announced last week that Fortune Energy will now be carrying Hanwha Q CELLS’ solar panels. Hanwha Q CELLS...
Tecta America Corp. Announces Commencement of Solar Projects at Bedrosians Tile Facilities
September 18, 2014
Tecta Solar, a national leader in turnkey solar is pleased to announce the commencement of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects located at Bedrosians...
Energy Department Announces $2 Million to Support Manufacturing of Taller Wind Turbine Towers
September 18, 2014
The Energy Department recently announced $2 million for two organizations that will advance technologies to harness stronger winds available at...
UGE and OTEPI Renewables Form Strategic Partnership
September 18, 2014
UGE), a global leader in renewable energy solutions for enterprise customers, announced a strategic partnership with OTEPI Renewables, an...