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Hydrogen Filing Station Open in Iceland

The concrete and steel-gated building on the outskirts of Reykjavik appears like any other Shell filling station, yet motorists shouldn't drive up looking to top off with gas or diesel.

MicroGeneration to PowerParks 2002

On September 22- 25, 2002, The Engineering Society of Detroit along with the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association and the Institute of Public Utilities at Michigan State University will present a conference that will focus on opportunities and policies for advancing Renewable Energy, distributed generation and energy efficiency. MicroGeneration to PowerParks 2002 will be held at the Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit, Michigan.

Shell, Partners to Commercialize New Fuel Cell Technology

Jeroen van der Veer, Vice Chairman of the Committee of Managing Directors of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies (Shell), has announced the launch of a project in Norway to explore possible large-scale applications of new zero-emission solid oxide fuel cell technology driven by natural gas.

Cleaner Energy, Greener Profits: Fuel Cells as Cost-Effective Distributed Energy Resources

The electric power industry is undergoing major changes that are reshaping the traditional roles of utilities, creating opportunities for new technologies, and redefining the scope and character of government regulation.

Postal Service Installs 127 kW System

The United States Postal Service has dedicated the nation's largest federal roof-integrated solar photovoltaic installation at its Marina Mail Processing and Distribution Center in Marina del Rey, California.

Phönix SonnenStrom AG Gains US$14 million Contracts To Expand PV In Europe

European Union (EU) contracts worth nearly US$14 million are now up and running for the German company Phönix SonnenStrom AG to integrate Renewable Energy systems into the urban environment.

DOE Tours Cities to Promote Renewables and DG

Fears that building inspectors and other officials are unfamiliar with the growing range of distributed power technologies and could stunt the growth of new applications, has led the DOE's Office of Distributed Energy Resources to start a 150-city road show.

Pacific Region Develops Technology to Integrate Renewables

Several organizations in he U.S. pacific northwest will establish a new framework of web-based technology to integrate renewable energy and other distributed sources, in order to strengthen the transmission systems to secure the region's energy supply.

Briefly Noted … Solar Energy

Worldwide News Briefs and Information on Renewable Energy

Yosemite Supports Renewables by Installing Solar Panels

A 47 kilowatt solar electrical system will be installed at Yosemite National Park, providing solar roofing panels for the park's El Portal Administrative Site.