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Solar to Play ‘Lead Role’ in Vermont RE Standard Compliance

Jennifer Delony October 13, 2015 New distributed generation solar power facilities of 5 MW or less likely will play a “lead role” in Green Mountain Power’s compliance with Vermont’s new renewable energy standard, accordi...

United PV Turns to Crowdfunding After Stocks in China Plunge

Feifei Shen, Bloomberg October 13, 2015 United Photovoltaics Group Ltd., a Chinese solar farm operator, said it will use crowdfunding to raise money for its investment after the crash in stock prices in the nation made traditio...

Boskalis, Wartsila, GoodFuels Marine Launch Sustainable Marine Biofuels Program

Jim Lane October 12, 2015 In The Netherlands, Boskalis, Wärtsilä, and GoodFuels Marine revealed a partnership to pioneer the development of sustainable “drop in” marine biofuels for the shippin...

UK Leads G20 in Carbon Cuts Before Climate Summit, PWC Says

Alex Morales, Bloomberg October 12, 2015

The U.K. led the G20 last year in reducing the carbon intensity of its economy, a key measure of success in the battle against climate change.

Digging Deeper, Why Renewables are Beating Coal and Gas in Some Parts of the World

Jennifer Runyon October 12, 2015 Earlier this month Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) announced findings that the LCOE for wind and solar is now cheaper than coal and gas in Europe. Further the organization said that i...
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Green Charge Networks Enters Cal-ISO Market with 61 Energy Storage Systems

Power Engineering Editors October 9, 2015

Green Charge Networks, the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the U.S., said it has entered the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) market.

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Votorantim to Triple Wind Power Next Year, Sets 1 GW Goal

Vanessa Dezem, Bloomberg October 9, 2015 Votorantim Industrial SA, a Brazilian industrial conglomerate that expanded into renewable energy three months ago, is planning to triple its wind capacity by next year, part of a long-te...

Russia Turns to Sun, Wind to Improve Electricity Supply for Country’s Far East

Vladislav Vorotnikov October 9, 2015 Russian company RAO ES East will construct 178 renewable energy facilities with a total capacity of 146 MW within the coming five to seven years at the country’s Far East and close to the...

Minnesota Commission Revokes Permit for Comfrey Wind Project

Barry Cassell October 8, 2015

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued an Oct. 6 order revoking a site permit, first issued in 2008, for the 31.5-MW Comfrey Wind Energy LLC project.

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Top Energy Companies Join Forces to Launch Utility-Scale Energy Storage System

Power Engineering Editors October 8, 2015 Executives with Boston-based Vionx Energy have announced an ecosystem of companies to launch and commercialize a storage technology poised to transform how modern grids are managed and op...


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