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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...

Mini-hydro Making A Big Impact on Nepalese Power

Renowned for its vast hydropower resources, the Himalayan nation of Nepal has nonetheless long struggled to meet its growing power demand. Now though, the devastating earthquake that struck the country in April 2015 is placing even more emphasis on the development of hydropower at a range of scales.  
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International Geothermal Workshop Announced by GRC

Jul 29, 2015 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) in cooperation with the Indonesian International...

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

Jul 29, 2015 Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ger...

Jul 28, 2015 The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-...

Canadian Solar Schedules Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call

Jul 28, 2015 Canadian Solar will hold an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 pm EST.

Canadian Solar Secures JPY 3.5 Billion Construction Loan Facility from R...

Jul 28, 2015 Canadian Solar has received a loan from Rabobank Hong Kong to build solar plants in Japan.

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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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Why the Future of the Yieldco Is at Risk

Haresh Patel July 29, 2015 In the past two years, the proliferation of YieldCos, and their ability to open new sources of capital for renewable energy projects, has captured the attention of the energy industry. While a YieldCo’s potential to cataly...

Schneider Electric and Saft Partner on Corsican Solar-Energy Storage Project

Andrew Burger July 29, 2015 Lithium-ion batteries will be used to store PV energy produced by two new solar energy installations and dispatch it to the grid on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica. Supplied by Saft, each 1-MWh advanced battery ...

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...

Hawaiian PV Solar Developers Anxious over PUC Decision on 220 MW of Solar Power for the State

Andrew Burger July 28, 2015 Project developers in Hawai'i eagerly anticipate a Public Utilities Commission (PUC) decision on seven utility-scale solar PV installations with a total capacity of some 220 MWac. Though unconfirmed, word is that the Hawai...

Floridians Seek To Let the Sunshine In Via Solar Power PPAs

Mike Antheil July 28, 2015 Florida, the Sunshine State, is infamously unfriendly to the solar market. Despite the abundance of prime sunshine, which ranks the state third in the nation for solar potential, less that 1/10th of 1 percent of Florida’s ...

U.S. Offshore Wind Power Industry Starting to Emerge

Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg July 28, 2015 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 jut...

Say Hello to the Grid

Todd Olinsky-Paul 07/28/2015 A new report from the National Surveys on Energy and Environment reveals that a majority of Americans (59%) responded “don’t know” when asked whether their state requires a set percentage of electricity to...

States Spur Solarize Successes

Nate Hausman States have been using group purchasing and special marketing initiatives to bring down the cost of solar. A wide range of campaigns, each called Solarize, have been launched with leadership from state agencies in Oregon, M...

Fort Collins Residents Help City Reach Climate Targets While Saving on Electricity

07/28/2015 Fort Collins resident Norman Illsley, 90, is making a statement. He purchased one 305-watt solar electric panel in the Riverside Community Solar Array, the first roofless solar project serving Fort Collins Ut... Emily Hois - Clean Energy Collective

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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: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

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

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

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

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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...

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...

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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