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Monday, 10 September 2012 10:54

U.S. Solar Market Spikes In Second Quarter

September 10 -- The amount of photovoltaic solar panels installed in the United States reached 742 megawatts in the second quarter of 2012, according to a report released Monday by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, up from 512 megawatts in the first quarter. Analysts with GTM research expect that by year-end, 3,200 megawatts will be installed nationwide, up 71 percent over 2011.  >>View Article

September 10 -- On 9/11 the nonprofit Alliance for Sustainable Colorado will hold its 2012 Heroes of Sustainability Award and fundraiser honoring Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (USN, Retired), President of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). >>View Article

WASHINGTON – The Heat is Power Association applauds President Obama for his commitment today to industrial energy efficiency through an Executive Order setting a national goal for deploying 40 gigawatts of new, cost effective industrial efficiency projects including combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat to power (WHP) by 2020. >>View Article

September 11 -- A 250 MW wind farm in the U.S. creates 1,079 jobs and can add tens of millions of dollars in new taxes and other benefits to the community where it’s located, according to two new reports from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). >>View Article

September 12 -- While the future of clean tech – particularly renewable energy – has devolved into a very partisan debate in Washington and on the presidential campaign trail, out in the real word it isn’t an issue, a new analysis says. >>View Article

Thursday, 13 September 2012 10:06

Banking On The States For Clean Energy Innovation

September 13 -- With Washington mired in unproductive argument this fall, it’s a great time to look elsewhere in America for smart, constructive problem-solving. Specifically, it’s a great time--in the realm of energy policy--to look at what’s going on in U.S. states, many of which have been at the forefront of implementing innovative clean energy solutions. >>View Article

September 13 -- Wind energy provides clean, renewable power that doesn’t pollute our air, harm our health or keep us tied to the fuels of last century. But as two new NRDC studies  show that’s just the beginning of the benefits of wind energy. >>View Article

September 14 -- RETECH is the American Council on Renewable Energy’s premier trade gathering of the all-renewable energy industry in the United States.The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with industry leaders and forward-thinking, focused organizations with a global view. This three-day technology conference and exhibition features a trade show and six tracks of top CEO-led business conference sessions by technology, as well as multiple business-to-business side events. >>View Article

August 17 -- Three out of four Americans think the U.S. needs “to start focusing more” on clean-energy sources like wind and solar that require less water than conventional power generation as the country faces its most widespread drought since 1956, according to a think-tank survey. >>View Article

Friday, 17 August 2012 12:07

Clean Energy Patents At Quarterly High

August 17 -- The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI), published quarterly by the Cleantech Groupat Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. provides an indication of the trend of innovative activity in the Clean Energy sector from 2002 to the present.  Results from the Q1 2012 reveal the CEPGI to have a value of 694 granted U.S. patents, the highest quarter since tracking of the CEPGI began and up 154 over the first quarter of 2011. >>View Article


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