Wind Was Largest Source of New Electricity in 2014

American wind power added significantly more new electricity than any other resource in 2014, according to U.S. Department of Energy data recently released.   Wind power generated 4.4...

SwRI Receives $9.9 million From U.S. DOE to Improve Solar Plant Efficiency

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $9.9 million continuation contract to manufacture and test a high-efficiency...

North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center Launches New DSIRE Website

Established in 1995, the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE) is the most comprehensive source of information related to policies and incentives that support the...

Eaton’s Blackout Tracker Annual Report Shows 14.2 Million People Affected by Power Outages in 2014

Power management company Eaton announced the release of its Blackout Tracker Annual Report for 2014. For the sixth consecutive year, California topped the list of states with the most power...

Supersonic Electrons Could Produce Future Solar Fuel

Researchers from institutions including Lund University have taken a step closer to producing solar fuel using artificial photosynthesis. In a new study, they have successfully tracked the...

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...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Fecon Expands with Purchase of New Building
March 05, 2015
Fecon, Inc. Lebanon manufacturer and International supplier of the Bull Hog® Forestry Mulchers, FTX Track Carriers and Grapples, Tree Shears...
Schneider Electric Smart Grid Lab at Ryerson University's Centre for Urban Energy Officially Open
March 05, 2015
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, Ryerson University, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy announced the official...
Experiment and Theory United in Electrifying Debate Over Microbial Nanowires
March 05, 2015
Scientific debate has been hot lately about whether microbial nanowires, the specialized electrical pili of the mud-dwelling anaerobic bacterium...
U.S. Geothermal Inc. to Discuss 2014 Year End Earnings Results on March 17th
March 05, 2015
U.S. Geothermal Inc. plans to release its 2014 Year End financial results on Monday March 16th after the market close. Management will present the...
SMA Sunny Tripower Inverters Energize O2 Energies’ 4.25 MW Rockwell Solar Farm
March 05, 2015
O2 Energies has flipped the switch on its 4.25 MW Rockwell Solar Farm in North Carolina. The...
SolarBOS Now Offering Wire Harness Solutions
March 05, 2015
SolarBOS is pleased to announce it has begun shipping wire harnesses and cable assemblies from its Grand Rapids, Michigan, facility, utilizing...
Enphase Energy CEO Testifies on the ‘21st Century Electricity Challenge’ before House Subcommittee on Energy and Power
March 05, 2015
Enphase Energy, Inc., announced that Paul Nahi, president and CEO, told a House subcommittee that “solar and other energy technologies will...
Sungage Financial and Solar Roof Dynamics Bring Innovative Solar Loan Program to California
March 05, 2015
Sungage Financial, a financial solutions provider for the residential solar industry, and Solar Roof Dynamics, a value-added solar distribution...
New Solar Panels are Fully Operational at Kreider Farms' Chicken Houses
March 05, 2015
Coinciding with the Lancaster County dairy farm’s year-long celebration of its 80th anniversary, Kreider Farms is pleased to announce that...
Clean Focus Completes Multi-Megawatt Solar Power System in Adelanto, California
March 04, 2015
Clean Focus, a leading solar power developer, owner and operator, announced the completion of a new 3.75 MW solar project in the City of Adelanto,...