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2014-07-08 08:23:12

Blattner's market expertise will support clean energy development and the shift from imported fossil fuels AVON, Minn., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blattner Energy, a power generation contractor and leading provider of renewable energy construction in North America, announced the opening of Blattner Energy Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The company's expertise in renewable energy construction will support Puerto Rico's shift from costly, imported fossil fuels to clean...

2014-07-07 12:23:14

Additional Highlights Include Solar Cities Mayors Panel and New Intersolar Champion of Change AWARD SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the honorable Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver the keynote speech at Intersolar North America, the most well attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities. Governor Brown will address event attendees on Monday,...

2014-07-07 12:22:52

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scs67v/concentrated) has announced the addition of the "Concentrated Photovoltaic Market By Concentration levels, By Technology, By Application & By Geography- Global Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global concentrated photovoltaic market is expected to be a major market in renewable sector by 2019, with a...

2014-07-07 12:22:42

Progressive actions shaping the potential of energy storage SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California is again poised to lead the nation in sustainable energy development with recent legislation and regulations clearing the way for advanced energy storage and, most importantly, an extended incentive program with funds to support it. Similar to California's experience with solar energy during the past decade, the state's market for energy storage is now primed for greater...

2014-07-07 10:09:09

Monash University The equivalent of one-third of Melbourne’s water use could be saved each year through the implementation of efficiency measures that deal with climate change, according to a new study. Researchers at the Monash Sustainability Institute analysed the water-saving potential of 74 options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions identified in ClimateWorks Australia’s award-winning Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia.  The research was published this week in...

2014-07-07 08:23:37

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Solar Energy Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that its high efficiency PV modules will power six utility scale projects throughout the state of North Carolina, with a combined capacity of 24.5 MW. FLS Energy ("FLS"), a full service solar energy provider, will finance, design, construct, own and operate the portfolio of projects. The solar energy power plants will use a total of 81,833 modules and...

2014-07-07 08:22:36

CHICAGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a global leader in renewable energy integration, today announces an $11 million USD project with Green States Energy to design and build a 3.6 MW solar photovoltaic farm in Devens, Mass. This project will be the third plant built by S&C for GSE and will leverage a standardized electrical system design to connect the plant to the grid. The interconnection substation includes an integrated switching and control...

2014-07-07 00:20:21

Agreement with Beijing government helps transform approaches to air quality management BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year initiative to support China in transforming its national energy systems and protecting the health of citizens. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140704/124519 Dubbed "Green Horizon", the project sets out to leap beyond current...

New Device Can Recharge Wireless Gadgets While Walking
2014-07-03 03:11:17

National Science Foundation By the end of 2014, Earth will be home to more mobile electronic devices than people. Smartphones, tablets, e-readers, not to mention wearable health and fitness trackers, smart glasses and navigation devices--today's population is more plugged in than ever before. But our reliance on devices is not problem-free: Wireless gadgets require regular recharging. While we may think we've cut the cord, we remain reliant on outlets and charging stations to...

2014-07-03 08:21:31

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and solar energy services provider, completed its acquisition of a 50% ownership stake in Silver Ridge Power, LLC ("SRP") from a subsidiary of The AES Corporation for approximately $178.6 million in cash, after giving effect to certain pre-closing adjustments to the initial purchase price pursuant to the provisions of the acquisition agreement. Through its...


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