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2014-02-03 12:21:46

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Geothermal Power Generation Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Geothermal Power Generation market to grow at a CAGR of 9.5 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing consumption of renewable energy. The Global Geothermal Power Generation market has also been witnessing increasing investments...

2014-02-03 08:21:54

Sponsoring world-leading conference and exposition on business and the environment in Vancouver, March 26 - 28, 2014 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions is proud to announce their diamond level sponsorship as the official sponsor of carbon offsets of GLOBE 2014 the world's largest and longest running conference and exposition that blends both business and environment, taking place in Vancouver, BC from March 26 to 28, 2014. Held every two years since...

2014-01-31 23:23:58

Latest solar thermal installation will include biobased fluid made with Susterra® 1,3-propanediol from DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products collaborated with Skyline Innovations, Inc. to launch the company’s first solar thermal installation using a heat transfer fluid based on Susterra® 1,3-propanediol. Susterra® propanediol offers solar thermal equipment owners a high performing, biobased...

2014-01-31 23:23:01

Landmark Dividend, the industry leader in acquiring the real property rights under infrastructure assets, announces the formation of its Renewable Energy Division and its first acquisition in the wind and solar industries. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Acknowledging the opportunity for growth, Landmark Dividend launched the Renewable Energy Division to focus exclusively on providing capital to landlords of clean energy projects. “We have dedicated a significant amount of...

2014-01-31 23:20:37

Solarbuddy announces its involvement in the US Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative, designed to drive research, innovation and market solutions for America’s solar energy market. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The SunShot Initiative's overall mission is to make the total cost of solar energy economically viable for everyday use, so that all Americans can benefit from this clean renewable energy resource. Solarbuddy’s involvement with the SunShot Initiative helps...

2014-01-30 16:22:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTEC International LLC (OTI) principals recently presented to The World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) on the fundamentals of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology, along with OTI's commercial projects on the horizon. A comprehensive discussion about this important baseload renewable energy technology and its optimal markets was led by Eileen O'Rourke, OTI's Chief Operating Officer, and Barry Cole, OTI's...

2014-01-29 23:35:21

Giving his own “shout out for solar,” President Obama praised the U.S. solar industry in his annual State of the Union speech. Afterward, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement: Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Giving his own “shout out for solar,” President Obama praised the U.S. solar industry in his annual State of the Union speech. Afterward, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy...

2014-01-29 16:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California policymakers and environmental regulators work to balance air quality and climate protection planning, a new study commissioned by Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) suggests that heavy-duty engines powered by natural gas can provide a viable "pathway" that can simultaneously help the state achieve pollution emission and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The peer-reviewed "Pathways to Near-Zero-Emission Natural Gas Heavy Duty...

2014-01-29 12:22:50

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following U.S. President Obama's State of the Union address, Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) urges the Administration to adopt energy policies that help families and businesses by capitalizing on greater use of coal, America's true all-of-the-above energy advantage. Coal is the nation's lowest cost and most abundant energy resource. This past year, coal generation rebounded 5 percent due to its lower costs, while gas generation fell 11 percent....

2014-01-29 08:23:29

Largest single US private investment in Armenia's history adds to Contour's growing Eastern European and Renewable Energy Portfolios NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal and the Government of Armenia announced today that they have signed an agreement for ContourGlobal to purchase and modernize the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totaling 405 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia, for a purchase price of $180 million USD. The...