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2014-04-17 16:22:44

US Dept of Energy hails new California energy storage consortium as a groundbreaking model for public-private partnerships SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A pioneering initiative designed to accelerate the development of the energy storage sector in California has signed its first corporate members - from international giants to emerging startups. CalCharge announced the enrollment of Duracell, Hitachi, Volkswagen, LG, Eaton, Enovix, EnerVault, Farasis Energy,...

2014-04-09 12:22:56

New National Public-Private Partnership to Transform the Home Energy Loan Market - Warehouse Facility to Facilitate $100 Million Medium Term Note Program SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homeowners across the United States will benefit from an innovative public-private partnership announced today to make it easier to find lower-cost loans for home energy efficiency improvements. Leading institutions from the public and private sectors today announced the formation of a...

2014-04-09 08:23:47

MODESTO, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions (CES) and the Stanislaus-Tuolumne International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union (IBEW) will host a regional contractor sourcing day on April 10(th) to build a network of local companies and workers for projects intended to build a healthier and more energy-efficient California. Following recent work together on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in communities like Patterson, Waterford and...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-24 16:21:30

Renewable Funding will run program providing low-cost, 20-year financing in 17 Counties and 167 Cities this summer OAKLAND, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the decision to launch the nation's largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, California homeowners will soon be able to more easily save money by reducing their energy and water use through an innovative public-private financing partnership. Operated under the auspices of the California...

2014-03-13 16:23:25

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $100K ACC Clean Energy Challenge, a business plan competition supported by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) encouraging students from universities in the southeastern United States to develop business plans for new clean energy companies, today announces its Elite Eight Plus Two, with nine winners from ACC schools and one winner from the at-large, non-ACC pool of...

2014-03-01 12:20:10

U.S. Mayors Release 200+ City Survey Showing Successful Use of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Funding Under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act WASHINGTON, March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's mayors this week released the results of a new survey pointing to city successes in using Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)....

2014-02-13 08:24:47

Leading Supplier of Solar Systems via the Internet Expands Company's Ability to Deliver Renewable Energy Systems to Consumers and Small Business PIPESTONE, Minn., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced that they have acquired PV Power, Inc., a leading online distributor of solar power systems and solar components to industry professionals,...

2014-02-06 12:24:06

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) is pleased to announce that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today released its finding that there are no competitive interests for the offshore area of Oregon where Principle Power has requested a commercial lease for its "WindFloat Pacific" project. This finding clears the way under BOEM's non-competitive leasing process for Principle Power to submit an implementation plan for the 30 MW...

2014-02-05 23:24:15

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The US Green Building Council (USGBC) Detroit Regional Chapter (DRC) recently announced they will be moving their offices into the NextEnergy Center in the heart of Detroit. The USGBC DRC supports Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Design (LEED) projects and provides...