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2014-04-04 23:41:32

Star Renewable Energy’s Director Dave Pearson will identify barriers and opportunities within the heat sector at the Heat and BioEnergy conference on 28th April 2014 at Perth Concert Hall. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The event, the only Heat and Bioenergy conference in Scotland, is set to bring together a variety of industry leaders, investors and representatives from across the heating and energy markets, including a keynote address from Minister for Energy,...

2014-04-04 23:33:56

Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit selects RMI program to educate Fortune 500 business leaders in clean energy as Finance for Resilience finalist. Snowmass, Colorado (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) announced today that its plan to educate Fortune 500 executives in an effort to increase renewable energy initiatives has been recognized as one of 12 finalists for the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit’s Finance for Resilience (FiRe) initiative. The nonprofit...

2014-04-04 23:28:30

MarketReportsOnline.com adds “China Smart Grid Market Outlook 2018” report to its research store. China is the largest smart grid market in the world. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 China has emerged as the largest smart grid market in the world in recent years, given that the country is in the transition process of rebuilding its grid network to meet its power sector requirement and plans. The market presents strong growth opportunities given the fact that the State Grid Corp.,...

2014-04-04 23:25:26

The Geothermal Resources Council backs the plan to restore the inland sea using revenue from new geothermal energy development. Davis, California, USA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) today joined with other influential groups in endorsing the Salton Sea Restoration and Renewable Energy Initiative. Steve Ponder, GRC Executive Director, delivered a resolution backing the initiative, to the Senate Select Committee for California’s Energy Independence and...

2014-04-04 12:21:38

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced it had substantial participation in response to its request for proposals (RFP) for 300 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy capacity in its Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company received bids for nearly three times the capacity being sought. "The strong response to our RFP reflects on the healthy solar market in North...

2014-04-03 08:23:43

BOSTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nonprofit organizations and solar companies from across the nation today announced the launch of the National Solar Schools Consortium at the widely-attended National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference, which began today in Boston. The goal of the Consortium is to act as a unified voice for the growing solar schools movement, promoting the use of solar energy on K-12 and post-secondary schools, consolidating and coordinating...

2014-04-03 08:23:02

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI will provide $42 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower's residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage its existing lease assets and expand its program while increasing its cash...

2014-04-03 08:21:52

DUBLIN, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbkv6n/biomass_to_energy) has announced the addition of the "Biomass to Energy (Analyst version) - The World Market for Biomass Power Plants 2013/2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gbkv6n/biomass_to_energy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The market for biomass power plants will grow...

Energy Usage In America Rose In 2013
2014-04-03 05:37:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Americans’ use of renewable, fossil and nuclear energy grew in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to the latest annual energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The charts, which reveal that the nation's consumption and use of energy, show that Americans used 2.3 quadrillion thermal units more energy in 2013 than in 2012. The Laboratory also released a companion chart illustrating the...

2014-04-03 00:21:57

Solar installations grew, wind installations and investment fell WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. clean energy sector continues to be buffeted by policy uncertainty, with 2013 investment down 9 percent, to $36.7 billion, from 2012, according to research released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The annual report, "Who's Winning the Clean Energy Race? 2013," found that steep declines in the installation of wind overshadowed a record annual deployment of...