FTTN: New Federal Push Could Give Strong Boost to Renewable Energy

With oil prices hovering around $40 per barrel, First Titan Corp. is looking hard at other energy markets in which to invest. One of these – renewable energy – could soon see a flurry...

Renewable Energy 2015 Conference & Expo: Leading the Energy REVolution

Renewable energy businesses, technology leaders, energy generators, utilities and environmental organizations along with policy makers and communities will convene in Burlington this month to...

In Memory of Kirk Travis Mescher February 8, 1956 – August 19, 2015

Kirk Travis Mescher, also known as “Señor Juan Pipe” to engineering nerds who think they’re funny, born to Wanda and Marvin Mescher on February 8th, 1956, kicked the...

Renewable Energy Markets Association Response to EPA's Final Clean Power Plan

The Renewable Energy Markets Association (REMA) applauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for releasing a strong, achievable final Clean Power Plan. We look forward to working with the...

Latest "Tracking the Sun" Report Highlights Progress in Lowering Solar Soft Costs

The installed price of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States continues to fall precipitously. This is according to the latest edition of

Electricity System Needs New Framework for 2030

New regulatory frameworks are needed to move California toward a 21st century electricity system, a broad working group of utility and advanced energy company executives said in a position paper...

US Clean Power Plan Could Reduce Coal Power by up to 60 Gigawatts by 2020

The US government’s recently-announced Clean Power Plan (CPP) will have a negative impact on the country’s coal industry, with the potential loss of up to 60 Gigawatts (GW) of coal...

SEPA CEO Says Clean Power Plan Underlines Ongoing Utility Solar Innovation

In response to the release of the final version of President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Julia Hamm, President and CEO of the the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), has released...

INDUSTRY NEWS

Vestas Supplies 40 MW for Citizen-Owned Wind Park in Germany
September 04, 2015
Windpark Kalkriese GmbH & Co. KG has placed an order for 12 V126-3.3 MW for a 39.6 MW wind park in Lower Saxony. The project will use...
SolaTrim LLC Brings to Market Technologically Advanced Protective Barrier System, Designed for Modern Solar Arrays
September 04, 2015
SolaTrim, a leading solar aftermarket product provider, announced the launch of a new technologically advanced Barrier System that is specifically...
Intevac Receives MATRIX PVD System Order from Tier 1 Solar Cell Manufacturer
September 04, 2015
Intevac, Inc., a leading supplier of thin-film deposition equipment to the vacuum coating industry, announced the order of an INTEVAC MATRIX...
Gevo Announces First Marina Sales of Isobutanol-Blended Gasoline at Harbor Marina Pumps at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri
September 04, 2015
Gevo, Inc. has announced that Harbor Marina at Lake Pomme de Terre in Missouri is the first U.S. marina to sell gasoline blended with Gevo’s...
Saft America Receives $6.13 Million USABC Award for Lithium-Ion Stop-Start Battery Technology Development
September 04, 2015
Saft America Inc. announced it received a competitively bid, $6.13 million award from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC) in...
SolarWorld Solar Panels Power Texas Electric Cooperative’s 2.7 MW Solar Farm
September 04, 2015
Final testing is under way at a 2.7-megawatt solar farm in rural North Texas, powered by solar panels from SolarWorld, that is serving as a model...
Fugro has Undertaken Successful Trials of its New GeoWing
September 03, 2015
The new GeoWing system is especially beneficial for subsea construction projects, such as wind farms and cable route developments, particularly in...
Studstrup Power Station Reaches Milestone in Conversion Project
September 03, 2015
As a part of the conversion project at Studstrup Power Station, DONG Energy has commissioned construction of a giant storage silo that can hold...
DONG Energy Acquires the Hornsea Zone in the UK and the Project Rights to 3 GW Offshore Wind
September 03, 2015
DONG Energy acquired the Hornsea zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project Two and Three, which have the potential of 3 gigawatts (GW)...
Duke Energy Renewables has Acquired a 50-percent Stake in Mesquite Creek Wind
September 03, 2015
Duke Energy Renewables has Acquired a 50-percent Stake in Mesquite Creek Wind, a 211-megawatt (MW) wind power project near Lamesa, Texas, through...