Bipartisan Senate bill to tackle broken Renewable Fuel Standard

Senators Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Toomey (R-Penn.) introduced a bipartisan bill to reform the federal Renewable Fuel Standard. The RFS requires U.S. blenders to use increasing amounts of biofuels...

Dendrite Eraser: New Electrolyte Rids Batteries of Short-Circuiting Fibers

PNNL physicist Jason Zhang and his colleagues have developed a new electrolyte that allows lithium-sulfur, lithium-metal and lithium-air batteries to operate at 99 percent efficiency, while having...

Nearly 700 Megawatts of Energy Storage Capacity Have Been Announced in 2014-2015

A new Tracker report from Navigant Research provides a comprehensive resource of energy storage projects worldwide, including information on 804 projects encompassing more than 12,000 individual...

Novel Pretreatment Could Cut Biofuel Costs by 30 Percent or More

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have invented a novel pretreatment technology that could cut the cost of biofuels production by about 30 percent or more by dramatically...

Solar Energy Emerging as Cheapest Power Source in Many Parts of the World

By 2025, solar power in sunny regions of the world will be cheaper than power from coal or gas. Success depends on stable regulatory conditions   In a few years, solar energy plants...

Geothermal Grows at Record Rate Globally

A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) being released to attendees of GEA’s State of...

NEESC Announces 2015 Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Plans for Eight Northeastern States

The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC), administered by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT), announced the release of the

Wind Trends Bulletin Q4 2014 Released

The quarterly Wind Trends Bulletin provides wind plant owners, investors and operators with a high-level analysis of wind resource performance influenced by climatic fluctuations. This aids in...

INDUSTRY NEWS

SolarCity Joins the New York State Smart Grid Consortium
February 27, 2015
The New York State Smart Grid Consortium (NYSSGC), a public-private partnership devoted to statewide implementation of the smart grid, announced...
Iowa Biodiesel Board Applauds Signing of Fuel Tax Bill
February 27, 2015
The Iowa Biodiesel Board today praised the signing of a bill that will raise the state’s fuel tax while providing a small incentive for...
California Food Distributor Goes Solar, Saves Big
February 27, 2015
The new 176-kilowatt (kW) solar system at Tiao Peng Trading, Inc. in Hayward, CA will eliminate the company's steep electric bills and yield...
REC Group and Sunrun Increase Solar Panel Supply Agreement to 100 Megawatts
February 27, 2015
REC Group, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, and Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States,...
Dana Darley Joins Vecoplan, LLC
February 27, 2015
Dana Darley has joined Vecoplan, LLC as National Sales Manager of their Plastics Division. In addition to overseeing the plastics division sales...
Solar Micronics Installs 210 Kw System for Cancer Center
February 27, 2015
Solar Micronics, Inc., a suburban Chicago solar engineering, procurement, and construction firm, has completed an installation of a 210 Kw...
SolarCity Creates Fund to Finance $750 Million in Residential Solar Projects with Investment from Google
February 26, 2015
SolarCity has created a fund expected to finance $750 million in residential solar projects with an investment from Google. The new fund will...
Array Technologies Secures Supply Agreement for 104 MW (dc) Utah Red Hills Renewable Park
February 26, 2015
Nationally recognized engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm Swinerton Renewable Energy has contracted with Albuquerque-based Array...
Ted Gunther Joins CohnReznick’s National Renewable Energy Industry Practice
February 26, 2015
Ted Gunther, CPA, has joined CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S., as a partner in the Firm’s...
Panasonic Developing Comprehensive, Smart Energy Solution For Cellular Towers and Wi-Fi Sites
February 26, 2015
Panasonic Eco Solutions will introduce its Green Tower comprehensive energy solution for cellular tower and Wi-Fi hotspot sites at the Mobile...