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...

National Solar Schools Consortium Aims to Bring Solar to Every School in America

Nonprofit organizations and solar companies from across the nation announced the launch of the National Solar Schools Consortium at the widely-attended National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)...

Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit Passes Critical Test as Senate Finance Committee Sends Tax Extenders Bill to Floor

The renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) were included with bipartisan support, as the U.S. Senate Finance Committee reported out a tax extenders package...

US Wind Energy Output Breaks Records, Thanks to Transmission Upgrades & New Wind Development

Wind energy is breaking records across the U.S., thanks to long-needed transmission upgrades that are relieving congestion on the power grid and allowing more clean energy to reach consumers. Last...

CPUC Decision Provides Key Safeguards for California Solar Consumers

In response to a decision by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to assure that owners of rooftop solar systems will continue to benefit from Net Energy Metering (NEM) for 20 years,...

New Report Finds Energy Efficiency is America's Cheapest Energy Resourc

According to a new report released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), energy efficiency is the cheapest method of providing Americans with electricity. Energy...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Array Technologies Commissions Four Solar Tracking Sites in CaliforniaATI partners with Swinerton to Activate 63 MWdc in the California Desert
April 17, 2014
The leading solar tracking solutions company, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI), and nationally recognized construction firm Swinerton Renewable...
GameChange Receives Orders for 18 Roof Systems in US
April 16, 2014
GameChange Racking recently announced it has received orders for 18 Roof Systems in Missouri, New York, Virginia and Massachusetts. The customers...
First Wind to Sell Power from Planned Solar Project to Hawaiian Electric
April 16, 2014
First Wind, an independent renewable energy company that operates four wind projects in Hawai‘i, and Hawaiian Electric Company today...
SolarWorld Signs Supply Agreement with PetersenDean, Largest Privately Held US Roofing & Solar Company
April 16, 2014
SolarWorld, the largest US solar manufacturer for nearly 40 years, and PetersenDean, the nation’s largest privately held roofing and solar...
Siemens Canada Awarded First Wind Turbine Order and Service in Saskatchewan
April 11, 2014
Siemens Canada has further expanded its wind power footprint into the Province of Saskatchewan in partnership with Algonquin Power & Utilities...
Prowind Canada Chooses Senvion Turbines for Community Wind Farm
April 11, 2014
Prowind Canada, in partnership with the Oxford Community Energy Co-op (OCEC), has signed a contract with Senvion SE for the delivery of 10 MM92...
Microgrid Solar Completes Largest Single-building Solar Installation on any Missouri School, at MICDS
April 11, 2014
Placing 386 solar panels on the science building at MICDS was no small feat for Microgrid Solar.  This is the largest solar array...
German Wind Data Management to be Introduced in the United States
April 10, 2014
EWC Weather Consult GmbH, a German weather service provider who does business in numerous international markets, is now also bringing its complex...
Suzlon Announces Sale of 240 MW Sky Wind Farm to EverPower
April 10, 2014
Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer, has announced the strategic sale of the 240 MW Big Sky Wind Farm in...
IKEA Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States with the Purchase of Hoopeston Wind
April 10, 2014
IKEA US announced that it is making its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston,...