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2014-07-28 08:24:44

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI is expected to provide up to $44.5 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower's residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage existing lease assets and expand its program while...

2014-07-25 23:07:34

HOMER Energy, a Boulder-based company specializing in feasibility and design of renewable energy systems that integrate multiple power sources, has signed 10 partner firms to pursue the common goal of developing viable microgrid projects. Boulder CO (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 HOMER Energy (http://homerenergy.com) has recently partnered with 10 global firms to connect diverse stakeholders who are developing microgrids and distributed renewable energy projects. The first group of partners...

2014-07-25 20:20:29

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Army today awarded the final round of solar technology contracts that will support a $7 billion renewable and alternative energy power production for Department of Defense installations Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC). The U.S. Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, established the $7 billion MATOC primarily to use for Power...

2014-07-25 16:21:33

El Salvador's electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve's 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country's first utility-scale solar power SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador...

2014-07-25 08:22:57

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth of the global biodiesel market is primarily dependent on the availability, quality, and yield of feedstock because the source material accounts for more than 80 percent of the cost of biodiesel production. On the other hand, biogas is gaining traction as a versatile energy carrier with significant potential to meet growing demand in the power, heating, and fuel markets. It holds an advantageous position in terms of resource...

2014-07-24 08:27:19

Global Financial Services and Solar Veteran continues Mosaic's Recent Management Expansion to Accelerate Growth of Peer-to-Peer Solar Marketplace OAKLAND, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaic, the nation's peer-to-peer solar finance company, today announced that financial services and solar industry veteran Bruce Ledesma has been named the company's Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Bruce will be responsible for scaling operations to service Mosaic's growing base of...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-23 12:29:06

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Overview of South Africa%s Updated Integrated Resource Plan Released for Public Commenthttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2241896/Overview-of-South-Africa%s-Updated-Integrated-Resource-Plan-Released-for-Public-Comment.htmlScenario Planning for South Africa's Electricity Generation CapacityThe Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) is South Africa's master plan for new electricity generation capacity....

2014-07-23 12:24:12

DUBLIN, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Hydropower Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Hydropower is the most mature, reliable and cost-effective renewable power generation technology where power is derived from the energy of water moving from higher to lower elevations. It is a proven, anticipated, and typically price-competitive technology. Hydropower has one of the best...

2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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