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2014-06-04 23:14:41

SunFarmer, a U.S.-based nonprofit bringing reliable solar energy to hospitals, schools, and other institutions lacking critical energy access, announced today that it is providing long-term financing for six off-grid solar installations for Possible Health clinics in Western Nepal. These solar projects will provide reliable electricity that will enable the clinics to provide essential medical services to over 67,000 people in Achham District, Nepal. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014...

2014-06-04 23:06:33

Fostering U.S. company participation in the growth of Morocco’s solar energy infrastructure. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is hosting a Business Briefing on June 10th, 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel, in San Francisco, CA to bring together Moroccan and U.S. solar stakeholders to forge partnerships for future solar project implementation in Morocco. The Kingdom of Morocco has ambitious plans to use solar power to achieve 6 GW of installed...

2014-06-04 12:23:20

NEW YORK, NY, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SkyPower, the world's largest solar developer, is co-sponsoring the United Nations' first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL) to promote access to renewable energy around the world. The inaugural conference takes place June 4-6 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Kerry Adler, SkyPower's President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak as a panelist with other global leaders on the "Doubling the Share of Renewables in the Global...

2014-06-04 08:35:35

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra-Gen Power, LLC ("Terra-Gen"), an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners and Global Infrastructure Partners, announced today that it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with NRG Yield for the sale of its 947 megawatt ("MW") Alta Wind I-V, X & XI, and Realty projects ("Alta Wind"). Terra-Gen expects to close the transaction in the third quarter of 2014, pending customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory...

2014-06-04 08:24:29

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Natural Gas Power Generation Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/natural_gas_power_generation_market_2013_2023.html Report DetailsNatural gas is a relatively abundant commodity and is increasingly becoming more available through the growing international trade of LNG and pipeline gas. The advantages of natural gas, such as its lower environmental...

2014-06-04 08:23:31

LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Innovations, a leading developer and financier of commercial-scale solar energy systems, has partnered with Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) as a solar financier and project developer for its members. SAHF is comprised of eleven social enterprise nonprofits, whose members provide high quality and affordable multifamily homes for low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities This partnership...

2014-06-04 08:23:24

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) has been selected by NV Energy to build a 19-megawatt (DC) solar photovoltaic power system at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. The system is expected to be constructed next year, contingent on contract approval by Nevada's Public Utilities Commission. It will be the second major solar installation located at the military facility - SunPower completed a 14-megawatt (DC) solar power system at the base in 2007....

2014-06-04 00:20:22

Sungevity Acquires Dutch Partner Zonline to Manage European Operations OAKLAND, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sungevity, Inc., a recognized leader in the global solar market, today announced a partnership with E.ON Benelux, a division of one of the world's largest investor-owned utility companies, under which Sungevity will offer its turnkey solar energy service to E.ON's base of customers in the Netherlands on a co-branded basis. The partnership is expected to...

2014-06-03 23:01:16

Foundation, with other partners, will help catalyze $1 billion of new investment in off-grid and small-scale energy solutions. ADDIS ABABA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The United Nations Foundation, along with 26 other founding partners, joins ‘Beyond the Grid’, an innovative program for decentralized energy under President Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative, launched today in Addis Ababa by U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Over five years, the UN Foundation’s Energy Access...

2014-06-03 12:27:29

Phase III of TCEC-led study finds adoption of expanded energy efficiency and demand response programs could reduce 40 to 50 percent of projected peak demand growth across the system AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural gas and renewable energy will continue to dominate the Texas electric supply additions over the next 20 years, while adoption of expanded energy efficiency and demand response programs could reduce 40 to 50 percent of projected peak demand growth...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.