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2014-05-31 23:00:34

The first all-veteran group of eight graduated on May 16, 2014, after spending five days in classroom and hands-on solar photovoltaic training. On the final day, the veterans took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners’ NABCEP Entry Level test. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 On the day of graduation, two veterans were offered full-time employment with a Southern California solar sales and installation company. They will begin working the week of June 2nd, 2014....

2014-05-31 23:00:30

Solar for Ranches webinar will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014, and will target questions and issues specific to farm and ranch owners, who have more available space on the ground than rooftop, high energy usage, unpredictable ground conditions, water wells, animals, multiple structures, orchards, etc. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Hosted by Ambassador Energy and facilitated by solar professional, Kelly Smith, the seminar will cover, but is not limited to the following topics:...

2014-05-30 08:21:59

DES MOINES, Iowa and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidAmerican Solar and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) are making significant progress at the Solar Star projects, co-located in Kern and Los Angeles counties in California. The one millionth photovoltaic module has been installed at the Solar Star development, which is now delivering more than 170 megawatts to the California ISO grid. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92548 When complete, the 579-megawatt...

2014-05-29 23:14:07

Market Research Reports, Inc. has announced the addition of “Renewable Energy Market in India 2014 - 2020" research report to their website http://www.MarketResearchReports.com. Lewes. DE (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 India has set a target of achieving overall renewable energy installed capacity of 41,400 MW by 2017 and 72,400 MW by 2022. As per NOVONOUS estimates, this creates an US$ 83.35 billion opportunity in the renewable energy market in India till 2022. India has the world’s...

2014-05-29 23:05:22

A partnership between Omega Protein Corporation and RDX Technologies Corporation demonstrates that environmentally-friendly industrial fuels can be economically viable. The nutritional company has reduced sulfur emissions by 80 percent and greenhouse gas emissions by 85 percent at its Virginia facility since transitioning from petroleum oil to a lower-cost renewable fuel derived from everyday oils found in wastewater. Reedville, Va. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 A successful partnership with...

2014-05-29 12:23:26

66% Believe Power System Modernization is a Good Idea, with 74% in Support of Cutting Back Old Power Plants Through Greater Energy Efficiency and 58% Favoring the Use of Lower Emission Power Sources Even If It Costs More Money WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) readies its draft guideline for greenhouse gas emissions from the electric power sector under the Clean Air Act, a new survey shows that Americans...

2014-05-29 08:23:37

econValue report from CEM's solar and wind initiative shows how renewables can increase jobs, incomes, and manufacturing WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Large-scale deployment of renewable energy can create jobs, increase incomes, improve trade balances, and contribute to industrial development--if the right policies and frameworks are in place. That's according to a new report released by the Clean Energy Ministerial's Multilateral Solar and Wind Working Group. The...

2014-05-28 23:02:40

Innovative purchasing model achieves wide-scale, low-cost solar deployment. Montpelier, Vt. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) has just released a new case study on a successful model for reducing solar costs through collaborative purchasing by public agencies. This case study, “A Model of Collaborative Solar Purchasing: The Alameda County Renewable Energy Procurement Project,” is available on CESA’s website at:...

2014-05-28 12:23:14

Two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects lead new energy era in South Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have completed construction and are fully operational and successfully helping to power the Eskom South African electric grid with renewable energy....

2014-05-28 08:22:25

TEL-AVIV, Israel, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executed a Binding LOI to Acquire 5.6 MWp PV Plants in Spain The Transaction Will Triple the Company's Operating Assets in Spain Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced its entry into a binding Letter of Intent for the purchase of 3 photovoltaic (solar) plants...


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