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2014-10-21 08:26:57

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ: CBDE), a diversified clean energy company and global provider of solar systems, announced today that its Westinghouse Solar unit has completed installation of the Company's first U.S.- based residential solar system. The 5.86kW system, purchased via a 12-year loan with no money down, comes with a 20-year Westinghouse Solar warranty. The Company estimates that this customer, located in Massachusetts, will realize...

2014-10-21 08:26:48

Creamer will share insights from his experience on hot solar industry topics Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Las Vegas SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today that Ryan Creamer, CEO, has been selected to participate in the CEO Roundtable tomorrow at Solar Power International (SPI) 2014, the largest solar conference and trade show in North America. sPower is at Booth #545 throughout SPI 2014....

2014-10-21 08:25:24

DUBLIN, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cellulosic Ethanol Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Ethanol that is produced by converting sugar in cellulose is particularly known as cellulosic ethanol. It is produced from lignocellulose available in cellulosic materials such as wood and grass. Ethanol is the most commonly commended alternative or additive for gasoline and is...

2014-10-20 12:24:14

-- Success of solar power in recent years built on innovation in technology and manufacturing LAS VEGAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DNV GL released a new position paper: Bright Ideas: Global Trends in Solar Finance. In "Bright Ideas", DNV GL draws upon the front-line experience of its solar experts working on five continents across all major solar market segments. The paper describes major trends in solar financing, defining what is needed to ensure technical...

2014-10-20 12:23:24

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") granted the company a new patent that covers key aspects of its solar system technology in recognition of the unique and proprietary nature of Andalay's core technology. The new patent (U.S. No. 8,813,460 B2) issued on August 26, 2014 is both seminal and broad, covering the Andalay solar...

2014-10-20 12:20:49

Powertree Services' Innovative Solution Combines Solar Energy Generation with Battery Storage and Electric Vehicle Charging; Offers Supplemental Building Energy for Customers on Pacific Gas & Electric Grid NEWARK, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. (Powertree) to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at...

2014-10-20 10:45:12

The debate on global warming continues to rage unabated; are we entering one of the earth’s natural cycles of warming, as some maintain or is temperature increase entirely caused by the actions of humanity? Whatever the reason, there is no dispute that ozone levels are being severely depleted by a range of chemicals, chiefly chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). Carbon dioxide levels have also breached the 400 parts per million (ppm) limit for the first time in over 3 million years, and average...

2014-10-20 08:25:04

sPower will be the Owner of the Largest Portfolio of PV under Construction in PSEG-LI's Clean Solar Initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program SAN DIEGO and SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a leading designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that they are commencing construction on a solar project located in...

2014-10-20 08:24:32

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecoplexus, Inc. today announced that it has closed financing and commenced construction on three solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totaling 21 megawatts (MW), representing approximately $40 million in project costs. The projects have signed long-term power purchase agreements contracts with Duke Energy Progress and are expected to achieve commercial operations in 2014. The three projects (Langley PV1, Carter PV1, and Pecan PV1) are the...

2014-10-18 23:01:35

The continued existence of RPSs, as well as new biomass energy technology, is expected to continue allowing industry players to compete with other energy-generation technologies in the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Biomass Power industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The Biomass Power industry has grown at a healthy rate in the five years to 2014. The industry's...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.