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...

Global Shift to Renewable Power Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, IRENA Says

Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, says a new report from the International...

US Wind: R&D Project Shows Nacelle-mounted LIDAR Reduces Yaw Misalignment & Improves Turbine Performance

A collaborative research project at the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology...

New Report Shows U.S. Solar Industry Nearing 16 GW of Installed Capacity

The United States’ solar market hit a major milestone in the second quarter of this year, with more than half a million homes and businesses now generating solar energy. According to GTM...

INDUSTRY NEWS

DOE Study Finds U.S. Wind Industry Competitive, Efficient, and Capable on a Global Scale
September 17, 2014
There’s more good news blowing in on wind power in the United States. The Global Wind Network recently completed an Energy Department (DOE)...
SMA Plant-Wide O&M and Central Inverters Selected for the Largest Solar Plant in Canada
September 17, 2014
Kingston Solar LP has selected SMA operations and maintenance (O&M) services and central inverters for its 140 MW DC photovoltaic system in...
SunPower Achieves Production Milestone, Manufacturing its One-Billionth Solar Cell
September 17, 2014
SunPower Corp., a leading solar technology and energy services provider, announced that it has manufactured its one billionth high efficiency...
Availon Launches Energy Management Business
September 17, 2014
Availon Energy Management GmbH (AEM) is the newly established Availon subsidiary. As an interface, AEM complements Availon GmbH’s technical...
Residential Solar Leads Are Now Being Offered Through Exclusive Contracts by 123 Solar Leads
September 17, 2014
Having quality residential solar leads can be the deciding factor for successful solar companies. 123 Solar Leads knows the importance of lead...
EDF Renewable Energy to Sell 57 MW of Solar Projects to Dominion
September 17, 2014
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has announced that Dominion will acquire two solar projects for a total of 57 megawatt peak (MWp): Cottonwood Solar...
GameChange Pour-in-Place™ Ballasted Ground System Wins 4 MW Order in Massachusetts
September 16, 2014
GameChange Racking has announced the Pour-in-Place™ Ballasted Ground System won a 4 MW order in Massachusetts for immediate shipment....
NRG Home Solar Honored with Major Awards: Highlighting company’s growth & unique customer service strategy
September 16, 2014
NRG Home Solar, one of the country’s leading residential solar companies, announced they have been honored with a series of awards...
Dresser-Rand Hosts Technology Day to Demonstrate New Waste Heat Recovery System
September 16, 2014
Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of environmentally friendly technology platforms in distributed power generation for the oil and gas, industrial,...
Vander Woude Dairy Melts Away Carbon Emissions: Dairy producer to generate 100% of annual electricity needs from solar energy
September 16, 2014
Vander Woude Dairy of Merced, California was looking for a way to decrease operational expenses while providing its business with a sustainable...