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2014-07-20 23:00:44

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is seeing a trend in the United States where large utility scale solar farms are adding jobs, adding tax base to states and helping the U.S. economy. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 It is no coincidence that companies like Innovative Solar Systems have expanded and are now primarily only developing and building solar farm projects that are over 20MW in size. By increasing the size of these solar farm projects in the U.S many things happen: the cost to...

2014-07-18 23:08:14

300,000 hospitals worldwide lack reliable electricity. SunFarmer steps into underserved markets like Nepal with philanthropic capital and solar development expertise, enabling critical energy access through investments that are high-impact and low-risk. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 SunFarmer, a nonprofit bringing reliable solar energy to hospitals, schools, and other institutions lacking critical energy access, announced today that six health clinics in rural Nepal have...

2014-07-17 16:22:21

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy. "The Australia Government's reversal of the carbon tax is a lesson in leadership for the modern world," said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce. "We encourage U.S. policymakers to take the same path and reject...

2014-07-17 12:24:09

Press Conference: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 at 9am in the Zenger room at the National Press Club WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An American Inventor, James Quaintance will introduce a new technology with application in all areas of the energy markets; that is categorized as a renewable energy source. With a hopeful view through a window to the future to reduce the ever mounting social pressure for positive change. Its characterization could be stated as...

2014-07-17 12:23:26

U.S. Places 13th Out of 16, Behind Australia, India, and South Korea. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world's major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China, and France, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). New to the rankings this year are four nations:...

2014-07-17 08:23:43

$508 million of Construction Loans Reach Financial Close BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce it has reached financial close of a $222 million construction loan for the 150 MW Border Winds Project in Rolette County, North Dakota and a $286 million construction loan for the 200...

2014-07-16 23:01:03

A new report issued today by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that most new electric generation capacity in the United States through 2040 will come from natural gas and renewable energy. After reviewing the report, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement: (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 A new report issued today by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that most new electric generation capacity...

2014-07-16 12:21:41

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicle (EV) sales have roughly doubled every year for the past three years in the United States. Electric utilities are beginning to do their part to enable EV growth by offering new tariff and rate structures tailored specifically for EV owners. There are currently 25 utilities across 14 states offering EV tariffs, including 8 of the largest 15 utilities. Regulators are also taking action and Minnesota recently became the first...

2014-07-16 08:22:37

Meikle Wind is Company's first project in British Columbia SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaching a key milestone in the development process, Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development" or the "Company") today announced it has received an Environmental Assessment Certificate for its Meikle Wind project, a 185 megawatt (MW) wind power project located in British Columbia. "This is Pattern Development's first project in British Columbia, expanding the Company's...

2014-07-16 04:22:00

BURNABY, British Columbia, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] announces a new market research report, 'Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast & Opportunities' (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2654). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/663730) In the global building energy management solutions market, North America accounts for the majority of the demand due to various policy...


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