New Findings May Shape Future of Nanostructures & Clean Energy: Findings advance efficient solar spliting of water into hydrogen fuel

A team of UMD physicists has published new nanoscience advances that they and other scientists say make possible new nanostructures and nanotechnologies with big potential applications ranging...

Mechanical Engineering Students Help African Villages with Plans for Solar Energy, Hydroelectric Power

Three senior Mechanical Engineering students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recently returned from the trip of a lifetime to Hanga, Tanzania. The students, who were in Hanga from...

New Studies Aid in Optimizing Water Use in Geothermal Applications

Three key reports from the Energy Department address water impacts in geothermal energy production. Two recently issued studies, produced by Argonne National Laboratory for the Department's...

The 2014 Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis Available

Compiled by Navigant Research for the Department of Energy, the 2014 Offshore Wind...

Electrical Generation from Renewables Hits 14.3%

  According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'s latest "Electric Power Monthly" report, with data for the first six months of 2014, renewable energy...

Firestone Building Products Releases 2013 Sustainability Report: Annual report demonstrates commitment to green products & practices

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, announced today the release of its 2013...

Energy Department Reports Highlight Strength of U.S. Wind Energy Industry

The U.S. continues to be a global leader in wind energy, ranking second in installed capacity in the world, according to two reports recently released by the Department of Energy. Wind power is a...

Study Shows Iowans Widely Support Expanding Biodiesel Policy

If any doubt lingered as to where Iowans stand on growing the renewable fuels market, new research shows they overwhelmingly support it. In fact, 77 percent of registered voters surveyed said they...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Solar Installation by Microgrid Solar Provides all Electric for Park Avenue Coffee’s Newest Location on The Hill
September 02, 2014
Park Avenue Coffee opened their newest and greenest cafe, located at 5105 Columbia Avenue on The Hill earlier this year. Microgrid Solar installed...
The Switch Wins Large Repeat Orders from Major Wind Customers
September 02, 2014
The Switch, a supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages for wind power and other renewable energy...
Pace of Innovation Slows in Wind, But Is Set to Skyrocket Again
September 02, 2014
Totaro & Associates, a Houston, TX based research and consulting firm has released a new research report on the pace of wind turbine...
Pellet Fuels Institute Announces Relationship Change
September 02, 2014
The Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI) announced that it is changing its long-standing relationship with the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association...
SD Mines Professor Designing Foundation for World’s Largest Offshore Windmill
August 29, 2014
Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile...
How Loud is Wind Turbine
August 29, 2014
Because wind turbines are such a great source of clean, renewable energy, they’re usually greeted with a great deal of enthusiasm. But...
New Tool Available from Tig Energy Maximum Smart Module String Length & BOM Generator
August 29, 2014
Designing a new Smart Module system, or retrofitting an existing one has never been easier. With the new Tigo Design Tool you'll get all the...
Walmart Goes GameChange with Two Roof Racking Systems in California
August 29, 2014
GameChange Racking announced it received orders for two roof systems in California. The system will be installed on Walmart store rooftops. The...
Alternative Earth Resources Completes Sale of Geothermal Projects to Ormat
August 28, 2014
Alternative Earth Resources Inc. (AER) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of certain geothermal projects to Ormat Nevada Inc....
Suzlon Group Produces its First Blade for the New S111 2.1 MW Turbine
August 28, 2014
Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine maker, announced that it has  successfully completed  the production of its...