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2012-06-13 06:21:41

MUNICH, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the global solar industry facing emerging competitive challenges, members of IEEE, the world's largest technical professional association dedicated to advancing technology, examined market competition and stressed the need for collaboration in the global solar energy marketplace at the Intersolar Europe 2012 trade fair in Munich today. The IEEE expert panel provided leading industry insights on developments in the ever-growing and...

Energy Subsidies, Or A Power Bill Directly From Uncle Sam?
2012-05-04 10:02:50

D.M. Crumbliss Two recent articles from Stanford University writers Jeffrey Ball and Kassia Yanosek assert that America´s approach to clean energy must change if we are to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment. Both writers are based at the Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. In my opinion, both writers are simply stating the obvious. Ball believes that it is time to increase the push for renewable energy, but with new policies that push...

2012-04-25 02:27:13

GREENBELT, Md., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bozzuto Group, a Washington, D.C. area based real estate services organization, today announced that it has committed to matching 100 percent of the electricity used at its corporate headquarters with renewable energy from U.S. wind projects. This commitment to green power will be achieved through the purchase of Green-e Energy® Certified Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from 3Degrees, a renewable energy certificate and carbon...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

New York's Best Energy Power sought experts at Utah's TRA-MAGE to design solar panel attachment systems on 23 projects generating 1.5 million kilowatts of power. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 TRA-MAGE, Inc engineers and manufactures mounting systems for attaching solar panels to roofs ensuring that code requirements are met and the systems are sound. It is a lot more complicated than the uninitiated might imagine. The average house with solar panels generates about 10...

2012-02-08 18:32:46

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published today a study mapping the potential of renewable energy sources in Africa. The report analyses the current energy consumption in Africa and assesses potential of renewable energy sources - solar, wind, biomass and hydropower - and their cost efficiency and environmental sustainability. Its publication coincides with the official European Launch of UN's Year on "Sustainable Energy for All" being held today in Brussels. The...

2012-01-26 12:35:00

CFA Funding will Support Construction of Pennsylvania's Largest Wind Farm HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to advance clean, alternative and renewable energy sources by investing in six projects in six counties that can power more than 44,000 Pennsylvania homes. "These investments will result in substantial energy savings for businesses, families, municipalities and schools that use renewable technologies," said...

2011-12-07 11:14:00

DUBLIN, December 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The consortium led by global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded preferred bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa to deliver 138MW of wind energy and 100MW of solar PV into commercial operation by 2014. The award was made under the first round of the South African Government's Renewable Energy Procurement Programme. The projects which represent an investment of ZAR 5 billion...

2011-12-02 01:15:00

Clean energy can help meet growing electricity demand and minimize pollution in the Southern United States, but progress to adopt renewable energy strategies has been hindered by a number of myths, according to a new study by Duke and Georgia Tech researchers. These myths, encompassing both sides of the clean energy debate, may affect how the South responds to what is expected to be a 28 percent rise in population within the next 20 years. A study by researchers at Duke University and...

2011-10-24 22:27:00

NINGXIA, China, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Solar power generation is one of the key strategic emerging industries in China. Hanas New Energy Group (Hanas) commenced the construction of its integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) trough solar power plant in Gaoshawo town, Yanchi county, Ningxia, China on October 12, 2011. Zhao Xiaoping, vice chairman of Ningxia, Taoyuan, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of Ningxia, and Ma Fuqiang,...

2011-09-12 08:00:00

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) announced today that it has partnered with Samsung Renewable Energy (Samsung) to acquire the Armow wind power project in Ontario from ACCIONA. The capacity of the wind energy project, located in the Township of Kincardine, has been increased to 180 megawatts (MW), allowing it to produce enough clean energy each year to power nearly 50,000 local homes. It will also prevent more than 675,000 metric tonnes of CO2 from...