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Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: State of the Union, President Obama, alternative fuels, renewable fuel, renewable energy, energy policy
February 13 -- President Obama proposed a program in Tuesday's State of the Union address that would divert some revenues from federal oil-and-gas drilling into research for alternative fuel technology. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: State of the Union, President Obama, wind energy, solar energy, clean energy, renewable energy
February 13 -- In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama talked up alternative energy. Not only did Obama tout the solar and natural gas industries' recent gains, he also ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Offshore Wind, Maryland, Undersea Transmission, RPS
February 11 -- A stripped-down wind-energy proposal backed by Maryland’s governor and gaining support in its legislature may be the first step in creating a network of offshore turbines and sub-sea cables ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Sungevity, solar power, solar PV, PV, clean energy finance, finance, renewable energy
January 30 -- Sungevity, one of the top online photovoltaic (PV) retailers and solar leasing companies, recently shored up $125 million in new financing to boost its business. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 28 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Ohio State University, OSU, wind energy, wind power, sustainability, renewable energy, Iberdrola
January 28 -- Ohio State University expects to save nearly $1 million on its energy bill this year with the help of more than 100 spinning wind turbines in northwestern Ohio.  >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 28 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Middlesex County, New Jersey, solar panels, electricity rates, renewable energy, North Brunswick, clean energy
January 28 -- An energy company has installed more than 25,000 solar panels at the county’s Apple Orchard Lane complex in North Brunswick — enough to power the entire complex of seven buildings, which ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 14 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: IRENA, United Nations, solar power, wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, renewable resources
January 14 -- Countries must “substantially” expand their capacity to produce energy from solar, wind and other renewable resources to meet a global United Nations target, says the International Renewable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 04 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Warren Buffett, renewable energy, SunRun, Solar City, clean energy, Wall Street
January 4 -- Shares of solar companies shined Thursday, glowing from the big move by a Warren Buffett-controlled company to buy two solar power-generating plants being built in California.  >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Warren Buffet, MidAmerican Energy Holdings, California, solar projects, renewable energy, SunPower
January 2 -- Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. (BRK/A) agreed to spend as much as $2.5 billion to build two solar projects in California that are set to be the world’s largest photovoltaic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 31 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar, Stanford University, solar energy, electric vehicle, hydrogen fuel cell
December 31 -- A group of students from Stanford University have been working on a new type of vehicle that will be powered by alternative energy. While this is not a new concept in the realm of transportation, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar, renewable energy, energy policy, wind, University of Delaware, electricity, energy storage, grid
December 12 -- A combination of solar power, wind, and currently available storage technologies could fill 99.9 percent of a large power grid's needs by 2030, according to a new study out of the University ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 04 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: First Solar, SunPower, China, solar, clean energy, renewable energy
December 4 -- U.S. solar companies First Solar Inc (FSLR.O) and SunPower Corp (SPWR.O) on Monday unveiled plans to expand in China, which is expected to be among the top solar markets in the world ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 29 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Energy, Colorado, energy research, University of Colorado, Boulder, NREL
November 29 -- The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday offered its version of the winning lottery numbers, naming four Colorado-based research projects that will get more than $4 million in grants ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 26 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, wind power, clean energy, Texas, green energy, Ernst & Young
November 26 -- Texas is the third-friendliest state for renewable energy, rising in the biannual Ernst & Young ranking because of improvements to transmission lines that carry wind-generated power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 November 2012 / Member News
Tags: election, Sungevity, solar power, Sandy, renewable energy, solar energy, clean energy, climate change
November 8 -- Once this pesky presidential election gets behind us, politicians will again talk about renewable energy and climate change, predicts the founder and president of Oakland-based Sungevity, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 05 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar, jobs, renewable energy, election, United State, employment, clean energy
November 5 -- In a year rife with strife, the solar power industry in the United States continued to chug along. The nonprofit Solar Foundation reported on Friday that the U.S. industry added 13,872 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Maine, renewable energy, Boston Globe, Bowers Mountain, wind turbine
October 31 -- Maine’s largest wind energy developer has come back with a scaled-back plan to build wind turbines on Bowers Mountain in eastern Maine, proposing 16 instead of 27 turbines. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, Ohio State University, clean energy, wind energy, PTC, college, wind farm, wind power
October 9 -- In what is expected to be one of the single largest purchases of renewable energy by any university in the country, The Ohio State University has announced it will buy 50 megawatts of wind ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 06 June 2012 / Industry News
Tags: SunShot Initiative, solar PV costs, solar PV cost parity
June 5, 2012 -- The DOE's SunShot initiative looks to reduce the total costs of photovoltaic solar energy systems by about 75 percent so that they are cost-competitive with other forms of energy without ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Ernst & Young report
May 29, 2012 -- Following a record year in 2011, investment flows in clean energy during Q1 2012 were the weakest since 2009 according to Ernst & Young's latest quarterly global renewable energy Country ... [ +++ ]
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