President Praises Solar Progress in State of the Union Speech

Citing its continued growth, President Obama once again has singled out solar energy in his annual State of the Union speech. Afterward, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy...

Wind Sector Acquisition Activity Ramps Up, Project Acquisitions Double to $13 Billion in 2014

Mercom Capital Group, LLC, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector for...

President Obama’s State of the Union: 
U.S. Leads World in Wind Energy Production

In his State of the Union speech, President Obama highlighted U.S. wind energy leadership as an American success story.   “As the President noted, America produces more wind...

UH Selected to Lead Offshore Energy Research Center: Subsea Systems Institute to be funded by penalties from Deepwater Horizon

The University of Houston will lead a national research center for subsea engineering and other offshore energy development issues, including research and technology to improve the sustainable and...

Global Wind Power Investments to Reach $101 Billion by 2020

Global wind power installed capacity is set to rise from approximately 364.9 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to 650.8 GW by 2020, increasing the demand for wind turbine components across the value chain,...

Wind Energy R&D Opportunity: Energy Department Announces $125 Million for Transformational Energy Projects

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) announced $125 million in available funding for its third open funding opportunity announcement, OPEN 2015....

Solar Industry Creating Jobs Nearly 20 Times Faster than Overall U.S. Economy

The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education organization, has released its fifth annual National Solar Jobs Census. The Census found that the U.S. solar...

New Study Touts Solar as ‘Investment Opportunity'

A new study released by the NC Clean Energy Technology Center finds...

INDUSTRY NEWS

First Reserve Acquires Kingfisher Wind from Apex Clean Energy
January 23, 2015
First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, announced an agreement to...
Alterra Power Sells Nevada Geothermal Plant
January 23, 2015
Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) has agreed to sell its 15 MW (8 MW net) Soda Lake geothermal facility located in Fallon, Nevada to an affiliate...
Alterra Power Sells Nevada Geothermal Plant
January 23, 2015
Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) has agreed to sell its 15 MW (8 MW net) Soda Lake geothermal facility located in Fallon, Nevada to an affiliate...
Waste Methane-to-Energy Company, Ener-Core Wins Clean Energy Award
January 23, 2015
Ener-Core, Inc., the world’s only provider of Power Oxidation technology and equipment that generates clean power from low-quality waste...
Heartland Institute Experts React to West Virginia Legislature’s Repeal of Renewable Power Mandates
January 23, 2015
The West Virginia House passed a bill this week that would repeal the state’s Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio by a vote of 95-4....
Geothermal Resources Council Welcomes New President
January 23, 2015
Paul Brophy has been elected by his peers on the GRC Board of Directors to be the next President of the
GE Joins Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium to Support the Development of Sustainable Alternative Fuels
January 23, 2015
The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), a nonprofit, research consortium established to develop technology with the promise of...
Skyven Wins Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award for Dual-Purpose Solar Panel System
January 20, 2015
Proto Labs, Inc., a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, has presented its next Cool Idea! Award to Skyven Technologies...
NRG Home Solar Launches Strategic Partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae
January 20, 2015
NRG Home Solar, a residential solar companies, announced a new partnership with Upromise by Sallie Mae, a service that helps families pay for...
Siemens Receives Order for 48-MW Alexander Wind Project in Kansas
January 22, 2015
Siemens announces that it will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), for the...