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

DNV GL Pledges to Help Reduce Offshore Wind Costs by 25%
September 29, 2014
DNV GL, the world's largest resource of independent energy experts today share the findings of its latest report "Offshore wind: a...
Largest Solar Farm of its Kind in North America Completed
September 29, 2014
AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2MW solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar...
Chilicon Power Introduces CP-100 Gateway
September 26, 2014
Chilicon Power announces the CP-100 Gateway, a 7" capacitive-touch tablet that provides powerline communication (PLC) to CP-250...
JA Solar Multi-Si Solar Cells Achieve 20% Conversion Efficiency
September 26, 2014
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of...
Panasonic and Coronal Group Complete Nine Solar Projects to Provide Clean, Renewable Energy to Southern California Edison Customers
September 26, 2014
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) announce the completion of nine solar projects in Tulare and...
Bechtel Completes State-of-the-Art Combined-Cycle Plant in Texas
September 25, 2014
Bechtel announced today that it has completed the Panda Temple I Generating Station in Temple, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule. The...
Black Oak Wind Farm Opens Equity Offering in New York's First Community-Owned Wind Farm
September 25, 2014
Black Oak Wind Farm, LLC (Black Oak) has just opened a new equity investment round for New York residents and companies, to join the existing...
Ideal Power Receives Order for Distributed Wind Application - Initial orders to be used in new innovative 100kW turbines
September 24, 2014
Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ: IPWR), a developer of a disruptive power conversion technology, announced recently that it has received purchase orders...
First Wind Marks Groundbreaking on Company's Largest Project in Maine
September 24, 2014
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based renewable energy company, was joined recently at a ceremony by community and industry leaders to commemorate...
Lidar Research Programme 1st Project Announcement: Novel Combined Floating Lidar + Mast Using the Expertise of Research Institute CRES, Floating Mast Company FloatMast and Industry Leading Wind Lidar ZephIR 300
September 24, 2014
Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider,...