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2013-03-27 16:23:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET), (the "Company") announced today that Solar Wind Energy is collaborating with Providence Energy Corporation, a privately-owned company from Dallas, Texas, on the development of the first Solar Wind Energy Downdraft Tower located in San Luis, Arizona on the US/Mexico border. The Solar Wind Energy Downdraft Tower will provide clean renewable energy at a cost more favorable than nuclear plants with no...

2013-03-26 12:24:08

PIPESTONE, Minn., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL), a leader in Clean Energy Solutions and Community Wind Power, today announced that it recently completed a name change to Juhl Energy, Inc. to more effectively communicate the Company's diversification steps taken over the past couple of years. In conjunction with the renaming, Juhl has also launched their new web site which can be found at www.juhlenergy.com and visitors to the Company's previous home page,...

2013-03-25 16:21:41

- Conclusion of latest funding round provides financial underpinning to develop out 164 MW wind portfolio in Ireland GREAT FALLS, Mont., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable energy generation and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has raised $84 million in funding for its portfolio of on-shore wind energy projects on the island of Ireland. The portfolio comprises 164 MW of generation capacity across 13 projects which the Group plans to develop out by 2017, representing a total...

2013-03-20 08:21:39

Cost-effective electricity storage for residential and commercial renewable energy installations has moved a step closer following the Australian Government's backing of a pilot project featuring the Ecoult Deka Ultrabattery technology. SYDNEY, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian energy storage company Ecoult has been awarded Australian Government funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to conduct small/mid-sized storage project development using Deka...

2013-03-12 08:23:36

Project will create significant jobs, revenue and clean energy for Ontario communities TORONTO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More new jobs for Chatham-Kent and Ontario residents are a step closer to becoming a reality. Today, Samsung Renewable Energy, Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) announced that they have secured financing for the 270 megawatt (MW) South Kent Wind project, which allows this important renewable energy project to move forward into the...

2013-03-08 08:20:40

HONOLULU, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie will join representatives of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) and Hawaiian Electric Company in a dedication ceremony for a new five-megawatt Kalaeloa Solar Farm in West Oahu. The event is hosted by Bright Plain Renewable Energy, L.L.C. (BPRE), which manages the solar farm, and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), which designed and built the project. The Kalaeloa Solar Farm was acquired in November 2012 by...

2013-03-07 04:22:14

SAN FRANCISCO, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Institutional investors, such as insurance companies and pension funds, manage a combined $71 trillion in assets. As one of the largest pools of private capital in the world, these investors generally have objectives that, on the surface, appear to align with renewable energy returns. However, in a new study, "The Challenge of Institutional Investment in Renewable Energy," Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) finds significant limits to a...

2013-03-06 00:21:38

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States and China traded more than $8.5 billion worth of clean energy goods and services in 2011, the latest year for which data are available. According to a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, U.S. companies enjoyed a $1.63 billion sales advantage over their Chinese counterparts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130306/DC71674-INFO) The report, Advantage America: The U.S.-China Clean Energy Trade...

2013-03-05 12:23:51

Executives Praise State's Commitment to Advanced Energy, Recommend Strategies to Accelerate Growth and Economic Benefits SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Advanced energy CEOs believe that California's energy policies have put the state on the cutting edge of advanced energy development and innovation, but a variety of obstacles are preventing the state from fully reaping the economic and environmental benefits of advanced energy, according to a new report...

2013-02-27 12:23:36

Offshore Wind China 2013 to be held in Shanghai this June SHANGHAI, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Despite the considerable challenges and bottlenecks faced by China's offshore wind power market, the country's efforts in technologies for development of offshore wind power have remained strong. Thanks to years of coordination and cooperation between the government and domestic offshore wind power players, the first batch of offshore wind power license projects, most of which have...