NYSERDA Announces Availability of Information About Nearly 10,000 Solar Projects on Open NY to Support Sustainable Solar Industry

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the availability of details for nearly 10,000 solar projects that have participated in NYSERDA’s open...

How Sweet It Is: Bioenergy advanced by new tool

A powerful new tool that can help advance the genetic engineering of "fuel" crops for clean, green and renewable bioenergy, has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of...

NRDC Report Helps Guide Major Fuel Buyers to Sustainable Biofuels Procurement

Amid increasing interest in alternative transportation fuels, a new report shows how federal agencies and other large commercial customers can buy sustainably produced biofuels and avoid those...

SEIA Calls for Changes to BLM Permitting Process

In testimony on Capitol Hill this week, the Solar Energy...

States Can Benefit Economically by Using Wind Power to Meet New EPA Carbon Rule for Electric Power Plants

The first-ever federal regulation on carbon pollution from existing electric power plants can be an economic boon to wind-rich states if they meet them by developing more wind energy, the...

Solar Power Installations Jump to a New Annual Record

The year 2013 saw record-breaking growth for solar electricity generation as the photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) markets continued to grow. With over 39 gigawatts...

New Report Examines ‘Lessons Learned’ from Germany’s Solar Efforts

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released a comprehensive study taking an in-depth look at Germany’s solar support programs and how the United States can benefit in the...

SEIA Condemns Decision to Impose New Tariffs on Solar Modules

In a further escalation of the solar trade war with China, the U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed yet another layer of tariffs on solar modules from China, and – for the first time...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Geothermal Energy Association Names Winners for GEA Honors 2014
July 31, 2014
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) has announced the winners of their 2014 GEA Honors, which...
AMSC Announces New 2 MW Wind Turbine Designed for Low-wind Speed
July 31, 2014
AMSC, a global solutions provider serving the wind and power grid industry, announced the availability of its newest wind turbine design. The 2...
Community Preservation Partners and Skyline Innovations Unveil Solar Thermal System At Low-income Housing Complex
July 31, 2014
Community leaders and representatives from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's and Congressman Brad Sherman's offices were on hand for the...
TÜV SÜD PMSS Advises U.S. on Offshore Wind Cable Spacing
July 31, 2014
PMSS America, Inc., the US division of global renewable energy consulting firm TÜV SÜD PMSS, supported by submarine cable specialists...
Vikram Solar’s New U.S. Sales Office To Launch Solar Modules in North and South America
July 31, 2014
Tier-1 PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar executes its latest global expansion by opening its newest international office in Boulder,...
Helping Switchgrass Survive Winter Will Boost its Biofuel Potential
July 30, 2014
Michigan State University has been awarded $1 million from a joint U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Agriculture program to develop...
Vista Solar Completes a 153 kW SunPower Solar System for WestGate Church in San Jose, California
July 30, 2014
Vista Solar announced the completion of a 153-kilowatt (kW) solar power system for WestGate Church. The system, which was designed and installed...
Steam Energy From the Sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam
July 30, 2014
A new material structure developed at MIT generates steam by soaking up the sun. The structure -- a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying...
KYOCERA Solar Modules Tapped by Sierra Nevada to Power New Brewery in Mills River, NC
July 30, 2014
Nearly everyone enjoys a good beer now and again. A delicious beer sustainably brewed with renewable energy that pours down from the sun might...
USDA Grant Funds Second Phase of Bio-Energy Research Community Economic Development in CT
July 30, 2014
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT), a non-profit economic development organization based in East Hartford, Connecticut, was...