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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...

2014-03-31 08:23:17

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas), a leader in the development and construction of wind and solar projects in North America, is pleased to announce the operation of the company's first energy storage system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/DA93443 RES Americas conceived, developed, and constructed the energy storage system, which it will own and operate. Located in Sunbury, Ohio, just outside of...

2014-03-31 08:23:09

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucia Mar Unified School District will break ground on a comprehensive sustainability project that will include solar energy systems, energy efficiency measures and improved lighting components that are estimated to save the district about $20 million after paying all program costs over the 30-year project life. Chevron Energy Solutions will design and build the project. The project includes 1.7 MW of solar generation...

2014-03-28 16:21:11

More than 200 experts and market participants discussed the role of America's East Coast states in the U.S. solar energy market at the first Intersolar Summit in New Jersey. During the course of these discussions, the lawmakers all agreed that continued success can only be achieved by working together with the energy providers. PFORZHEIM, Germany and EDISON, N.J., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pioneering role of the State of New Jersey in the solar energy boom of the entire East...

2014-03-27 23:28:16

Admirals Bank is announcing enhancements to its SolarPlus loan program and is expanding call-in hours to better serve contractors and homeowners. Boston, MA & San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Admirals Bank’s SolarPlus loan program has enabled homeowners to own their power, reduce utility bills and, in most cases, improve their monthly cash flow. The SolarPlus loan now also allows homeowners to realize the full value of federal tax credits by combining a secured FHA Title I...

2014-03-28 00:21:39

(under IFRS and all amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated) TSX : AXY VANCOUVER, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) ("Alterra" or the "Company") is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For further information on these results please see Alterra's Consolidated Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis. Alterra consolidates 100% of the results of operations at HS Orka...

2014-03-27 08:26:51

GUELPH, Ontario, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has completed the sale of Little Creek, a 8.5 megawatt ("MW") AC solar power plant valued at over C$53.0 million to a BluEarth Renewables Inc. subsidiary ("BluEarth"). This is the first of four planned solar projects being...

2014-03-26 23:27:35

The solar data provider will be exhibiting its services at the 2nd Chilean Solar Conference & Exhibition in Santiago this May. London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 On the 27th and 28th May Santiago will host the CHILESOL 2014 conference, which covers both utility scale solar technologies: concentrated solar power and photovoltaic. It will also feature a solar focused exhibition which GeoModel has joined this week. The opportunities for CSP development in Chile will be discussed by key...

2014-03-26 23:27:32

First Solar, a major shareholder of Shams Ma'an Power Generation PSC announced last week that it is able to develop and construct a 52MW photovoltaic plant thanks to the signing of a PPA with the National Electricity Production Company (NEPCO). London - UK (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 This is the country’s first utility-scale photovoltaic plant to have a PPA closed with NEPCO. Several more PPAs are expected to be signed with developers in the coming months. The plant will be located in...

2014-03-26 23:23:00

Limitless clean renewable energy - Crowd Energy has launched a, first of its kind, Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund the construction and development of the Ocean Energy Turbine. Zephyrhills, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Crowd Energy, having completed construction and successful testing of its first generation prototype of the Ocean Energy Turbine, has launched a major Kickstarter campaign on March 24 2014 to construct a second generation turbine and move the project to (SNMREC)...