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2009-06-29 09:25:48

The Renewable Energy Snapshots are produced by the JRC's Institute for Energy (IE). They provide a concise summary of key trends in renewable electricity for decision makers in industry and government who are currently formulating National Action Plans (NAPs) on renewable energy sources. Member States are to submit these Action Plans by 31 March 2010.  The NAPs will incorporate binding targets for renewable electricity generation endorsed by the European Council in March 2007 and...

2009-06-26 10:10:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Turbine Generator Maintenance, Inc. (TGM), an independent provider of inspection, maintenance, and repair services for steam and gas turbines, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Branton as Vice President of Operations. Branton, a 1973 engineering graduate of UT Arlington, has been in the power generation service business for over three decades and has held senior positions in Westinghouse (now Siemens) and Wood Group developing and...

2009-06-18 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Klamath Falls, Oregon will be the site of a workshop intended to promote two exciting growth areas for geothermal energy in the United States. On August 12 the Geothermal Energy Association and the Oregon Institute of Technology's Geo-Heat Center will be holding a workshop focusing on direct heat and small power utilization. Pratt & Whitney Power Systems, maker of the PureCycle(R) Power System, is the Gold Level Sponsor of the event. "This...

2009-06-16 06:02:00

SHENYANG, China, June 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed a contract with Sanmenxia New Energy Bio-Electricity Co., Ltd. to build electricity-generation systems using biomass as fuel in Henan Province of China. Pursuant to the contract, A-Power will...

2009-06-15 09:10:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), through its AEP Ohio unit, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement to purchase all the output of a 10.08-megawatt (MW) solar energy facility to be built in Ohio. Through the 20-year agreement signed with Wyandot Solar LLC, a subsidiary of juwi solar Inc., AEP Ohio will purchase all of the output and renewable energy credits from the Wyandot Solar facility to be built in Salem Township, Wyandot...

2009-05-27 08:02:00

SHENYANG, China, May 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed a contract with Huaian Huapeng Biomass Electricity Co., Ltd. to design, construct, install and test two 18MW electricity-generation systems using biomass as fuel in the City of Huaian, Jiangsu...

2009-05-26 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom Hydro* has signed a licensing cooperation agreement with Clean Current Power Systems Incorporated, a private Canadian company specialised in the design and testing of tidal energy technology. According to the main environmental regulatory bodies, this emerging energy source will soon play a significant role in renewable energy power generation. If all eligible tidal stream sites worldwide were equipped with this technology, a potential 100 TWh of...

2009-05-18 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and House Energy and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey (D-Mass.), the American Public Power Association, along with a number of consumer protection and utility industry groups including the Consumer Federation of America, Public Citizen, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and the National Association of Regulatory Utility...

2009-04-22 18:56:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) is deeply troubled by comments attributed today to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Wellinghoff. The Chairman's remarks show a fundamental misunderstanding of vital steps needed to keep energy prices affordable, promote greater energy independence and reliability, and accelerate the deployment of new, advanced technologies that will help to address concerns about climate change....

2009-04-21 10:08:00

SHENYANG, China, April 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (Nasdaq: APWR) ("A-Power" or "the Company"), a leading provider of distributed power generation ("DG") systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced it has signed contracts with the subsidiaries of Anhui Wenergy Co., Ltd. ("Wenergy") to build two micro-grid electricity-generation systems in Anhui Province based on biomass as the primary fuel. The total...


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