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2012-12-24 05:01:47

Consumers will increase their electricity use as incomes rise, and expanding businesses will support demand for electricity as well. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Coal & Natural Gas Power industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2012 The Coal and Natural Gas Power industry has been steaming steadily along in the five years to 2012. Revenue is anticipated to increase at an average of 0.7%...

2012-12-18 12:21:36

RenewingFutures.ca Now Online OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - To address an unprecedented severe skilled labour shortage facing the renewable electricity industry, Electricity Human Resources Canada, EHRC (formerly the Electricity Sector Council) is working hard with the industry in developing a set of unique strategies for recruiting and retaining the most important asset to any organization - its skilled workers. These tasks often involve competing with large and aggressive...

2012-12-13 08:21:36

GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the appointment of Mr. Guangchun Zhang as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to Canadian Solar Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Shawn Qu, Mr. Zhang will oversee all aspects of the Company's production operations, including manufacturing, quality control,...

Combined Wind, Solar Power Could Produce Cost-Effective Energy
2012-12-11 11:17:06

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the University of Delaware and Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) by 2030 renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time at costs comparable to today's electricity expenses. The research team found that a well-designed system of wind power, solar power, and storage in batteries and fuel cells would keep costs low while nearly exceeding electricity...

2012-12-10 04:20:29

WUXI, China, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's largest producers of solar panels, has announced that it will supply approximately 100 megawatts (MW) of solar panels for two projects that are being developed, built and operated by a consortium led by Mainstream Renewable Power in South Africa. The projects, which are being developed at two separate sites in the Northern Cape of South Africa, will be designed and constructed...

2012-12-06 00:21:17

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Wind Power Korea 2012' is held from 5th to 7th, December by Gyeongsangnam-do, a hub of east south area of Korea. 94 companies participate in the exhibition running at CECO (Changwon Exhibition Convention Center) located in Gyeongsangnam-do, a city taking 80% of Korean Wind Power System and 50% of component industry in Wind Power industry. Gyeongsangnam-do is trying to make the exhibition as a profitable marketing platform for buyers and...

2012-12-04 08:23:15

WASHIGNTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Systems has announced the addition of Jonathan Silver and Ed Feo to its Board of Advisors, and is proud to welcome Stephanie Smith as General Counsel and Executive Vice President for Operations. Mr. Silver and Mr. Feo are among the best known investors in renewable energy in the United States, and bring considerable project finance, fund management, private equity, venture capital, and relevant technology expertise to the company. Stephanie Smith...

2012-11-30 16:20:39

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy efficiency and innovation was in the spotlight at last night's Platts Global Energy Awards, where several companies and individuals won honors for green energy technologies and visionary leadership for a sustainable energy future. Winners in 19 performance categories were recognized at a black-tie dinner in Manhattan. "It's encouraging to see so many industry participants making energy efficiency and renewable energy a top...

2012-11-30 04:20:13

German businesses and households accounted for 95% of total German climate finance in 2010. KfW Bankengruppe and government incentives played a vital role. BERLIN, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today by Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) provides the first comprehensive overview of how German businesses, households, and government finance renewable energy and energy efficiency. The report "The German Landscape of Climate Finance" shows that Germany invested...

2012-11-28 16:22:31

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) and Bright Plain Renewable Energy, L.L.C. (BPRE) today announced the acquisition of the Kalaeloa solar farm from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR). The 5-megawatt (AC) solar farm was developed by SunPower in West Oahu, Hawaii, and has been acquired by an affiliate of DESRI in partnership with BPRE. Construction on the project began in July of this year, and is expected to be complete next month....