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PACE Finance Opening Doors for C&I Solar In California

With its excellent renewable policy, California leads the nation in solar. Over the years both the Renewable Portfolio Standard and the California Solar Initiative drove utility scale and residential solar deployment. But without the same drivers pushing commercial and industrial buildings to go solar, California’s ...

Listen Up: Vampires Sucking Power from your House

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 electrical device in your home uses a small amount of standby power -- even if you think these...

U.S. Offshore Wind Power Industry Starting to Emerge

A few miles off the coast of Block Island, a new U.S. industry is emerging from the Atlantic Ocean. That’s where Deepwater Wind LLC is installing a massive steel frame, more than 1,500 tons, that sits on the seabed and juts about 70 feet from the water south of Rhode Island. By the end of next year there will be fiv...

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

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," which is a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Nevada. Of c...

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Million Solar Loan Program, Deutsche Bank to Lend $1 Billion for Japanese Solar Projects, Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina's Solar Boom. The reasons for the deals are clear. Solar developers need money to build projects a...
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New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ger...

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-...

International Geothermal Workshop Announced by GRC

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) in cooperation with the Indonesian International...

Geothermal Awards Announced

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world’s premier geothermal associati...

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

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

Canadian Solar Schedules Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call

Canadian Solar will hold an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 pm EST.

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Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Mi...

Did You Hear That? Reducing Construction Noise at Offshore Wind Farms

Marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation is an integral part of the dev...

California Approves Distributed Energy Resource Providers To Aggregate R...

If you live in California, there’s a chance that a neighbor with rooftop solar panels w...

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How Wind Turbines are Becoming Photocopiers – and the Cost to Investors

Guy Auger, Greensolver July 30, 2015 We all know that the wind turbine market in Europe is an oligopoly. Power resides in the hands of very few players — and, in the offshore space, just five manufacturers (OEMs) account for 100 percent of the turbines that w...

Sudan Sees Hydropower Boost After Protests Over Electricity Cuts

Bassem Abo Alabass Mohammed, Bloomberg News July 30, 2015 Sudan plans to boost electricity output by about 15 percent with new hydropower equipment in the coming year as power cuts in the capital spur sporadic protests. A generating plant connected to Atbara and Steit dams in eas...

Endesa Chile outlines Latin American hydropower ambitions

Diarmaid Williams July 30, 2015 Endesa Chile has unveiled a plan to develop 36 projects, amounting to 6300 MW of power in Brazil, Chile, Peru and Colombia. The board of directors are looking at hydroelectric power in particular for the bulk of the new ca...

Siemens receives onshore wind orders for UK and Ireland

Diarmaid Williams July 30, 2015

Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders, which when in place, will be capable of delivering power to over 100,000 households across Britain and Ireland.

Tidal power set for growth says report

Tildy Bayar July 30, 2015

Tidal power is set for growth in both the near and medium terms, according to new analysis.

Solar power growth impacting UK electricity sector

Diarmaid Williams July 30, 2015

Q2 of 2015 saw a large increase in the generation of electricity from solar PV in the UK, with the growth having a significant impact on electricity market prices and other supply factors.

German onshore wind growth slows

Tildy Bayar July 30, 2015

Should Utilities Own Energy Storage?

Seth Mullendore Energy storage is a difficult resource to pin down. When it’s charging, it can be an electrical load. When it’s discharging, it can be a generator. Energy storage can be a demand response resource. It can provid...

Harnessing Africa’s Renewable Energy Potential for Sustainable Development

Zev Rosenzweig Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the world, with a GDP growth averaging between 3.1 percent and 6.6 percent over the past ten years (African Economic Outlook 2014). Its population is expected to reach 1.9 bil...

SolarCity MyPower Review - Part 1

Chris Blevins Being one of the most popular loan packages in the solar market today, it’s remarkable that SolarCity’s MyPower option has not yet received a thorough industry review. The media generally touts it as being the s...

RESOURCES

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...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

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Hydroelectric Facilities & Renewable Energy

Leading the way in Hydroelectric Power and Renewable EnergyNow Providing about 16% of U...

Power Generation, CHP, Biogas, Biomass

Experts at Turning Waste to EnergyWhether it's using food waste and sludge in an anaero...

Structural Steel Fabrication

For over 15 years, SMF has provided structural steel for complex projects ranging from ...

AWEA Membership

Membership in the American Wind Energy Association is essential to companies in any sec...

REPORTS

2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

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...

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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