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...

Center for Sustainable Energy Study Examines Energy Efficiency Actions of California Solar Homeowners

The energy efficiency actions of California homeowners who installed rooftop solar electric systems are providing insights into the connection between solar adoption and energy upgrades that could...

Solar Energy That Doesn't Block the View

A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see...

INDUSTRY NEWS

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...
B&W Previews New South Florida Waste-to-Energy Plant For Congressman Patrick Murphy
August 28, 2014
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) hosted Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-FL-18) for a tour of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach...
Sunny Outlook for SimGar, as Region Solar Wraps-Up Solar Install
August 28, 2014
Region Solar has just completed a 150.3 kW rooftop and carport solar photovoltaic installation at SimGar, The Simple Garden, in Bradenton Florida....
Wind Energy Foundation Names John Kostyack its New Executive Director
August 27, 2014
The Wind Energy Foundation has selected as its new executive director John Kostyack, who held senior roles at the nexus of climate change, energy,...
Chint Power Systems America Partners with Homeless Shelter, Faith Refuge, in Wichita Falls, Texas for 180 kW Solar PV Test Array
August 27, 2014
Chint Power Systems America announces an agreement with the non-profit organization, Wichita Falls Faith Mission, Inc., on behalf of its shelter...