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Energy Storage and Geothermal Markets Look To Team Up in the Hunt for Lithium

Meg Cichon In today's fast-paced tech environment, no one can make a splash quite like Elon Musk. So when he decided to enter the energy storage game in 2014, he did it with gusto. Musk is now in the process of building what he coined a "gigafactory,&qu...

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Deadline for GRC Geothermal Photo Contest is Next Week

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) reminds entrants to submit their photos for this year’s Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuri...

CLIMATE EXPERT MIXES HOPE WITH FEAR IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHALLENGES

Jacob Scherr is the Senior Advisor of Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) International Program. He will share his vision of how to bring change about during his presentation Wedn...

50 days to GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced that it is only 50 days to go to the world’s largest annual geothermal conference taking place September 20-23, 2015, in Reno, Nevada,...

American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) Announces Startup Green Innov...

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) and supporting partner National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The inaugural...

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Renewable Energy Gains Greater Opportunity in US Clean Power Plan

After a year of being pummeled by opponents, Obama’s final carbon reduction plan emerge...

The Future of Renewable Power in Mexico

The abundance of diverse renewable energy resources, growing demand for power, macroeco...

‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations...

Scotland Establishes Fund to Explore Five Geothermal Project Sites

The Scottish government awarded £234,000 to conduct feasibility studies at five geother...

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Renewable Energy Gains Greater Opportunity in US Clean Power Plan

Elisa Wood August 4, 2015 After a year of being pummeled by opponents, Obama’s final carbon reduction plan emerged this week with an even stronger push for renewable energy. Wind and solar energy are centerpieces of the Clean Power Plan, the United...
6 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

6 Things Every American Should Know About the Clean Power Plan

August 3, 2015 President Obama unveiled the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan—a historic step to cut the carbon pollution driving climate change. Here are six key things every American should know.

World’s First Integrated Geothermal and Biomass Plant Goes Online

Vince Font August 3, 2015 Enel Green Power has announced the completion of a 5 megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in Italy’s Tuscany region that integrates biomass with geothermal steam generation. A first of its kind, the newly constructed biomass ...

The Future of Renewable Power in Mexico

Daniel Chavez August 3, 2015 The abundance of diverse renewable energy resources, growing demand for power, macroeconomic stability, and historically high electricity prices continue to position Mexico as one of the most attractive destinations for in...

World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation

Junko Movellan, Correspondent July 31, 2015 The exclusive use of energy from renewable resources in at least one sector has now become a feasible goal for 8 countries. Diane Moss, Founding Director of Renewables 100 Policy Institute, discussed this remarkable develo...

US Clean Power Plan Could Include Carbon Trading

Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 30, 2015 Some businesses that back President Barack Obama’s plan to curb greenhouse gases are making a late lobbying push to add an element similar to a cap-and-trade program. With the administration set this week or next to unveil...

Listen Up: Vampires Sucking Power from your House

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World July 29, 2015 Here’s a nightmare for you: at night, when you’re asleep and you think things are quiet, there are vampires sucking power out of your house and increasing your electric bill. The fact of the matter is that every plugged in...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Na...

Energy Storage and Geothermal Markets Look To Team Up in the Hunt for Lithium

Meg Cichon July 27, 2015 In today's fast-paced tech environment, no one can make a splash quite like Elon Musk. So when he decided to enter the energy storage game in 2014, he did it with gusto. Musk is now in the process of building what he coine...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integ...

SkyPower Inks $2.2 Billion Deal for Massive Solar Power Plant in Kenya

Eric Ombok, Bloomberg July 24, 2015 Kenya’s Energy Ministry and SkyPower Global Ltd. will sign a $2.2 billion agreement on Sunday that paves the way for the Canadian company to develop a 1-gigawatt solar project in East Africa’s biggest economy. The solar pr...

Some Hope for US Renewable Energy Tax Credits As Extension Bill Passes Committee

Vince Font July 22, 2015 In a lopsided 23-3 vote, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to extend a number of renewable energy production tax credits through the end of 2016. The vote allows developers of wind, geothermal, biomass, lan...

RESOURCES

Spotlight on Energy and Utilities: Featuring Research from Gartner

Read this issue of Spotlight on Energy & Utilities from IBM featuring research from...

The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Read this white paper for insight into the trends and factors driving the future of ene...

Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

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GRC Geothermal Library

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Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships 2015

Attention students:To qualify for one of these awards a student must be a GRC member (s...

REPORTS

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Solar Q4 and Annual 2014 Funding and M&A report

Mercom Capital Group’s Q4 and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Report is a comprehensiv...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wi...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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GRC Workshop at Indonesian International Geothermal Convention & Ex...

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Clean Energy Patents Maintain High Levels in First Quarter, Solar L...

U.S. patents for Clean Energy technologies from the first quarter of 201...

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo

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