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2014-05-13 12:25:01

Awards program showcases world's leading smart grid consumer engagement programs SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, during the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial in Seoul, Korea, the International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and the Global Smart Grid Federation (GSGF) announced Entergy New Orleans, Inc.'s "SmartView" Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot project as the winner of the first-ever ISGAN Award of Excellence. The project was singled out from...

2014-05-13 12:23:54

New agreement expands the scope of activity for global network of renewable energy experts SEOUL, Korea, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations' resources by...

2014-05-13 11:27:12

UEA Community-led sustainable energy projects are not taken seriously enough by the government, according to a new report from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today, the report looks at how initiatives such as community-owned solar panels, wind turbines and hydro-electricity generators, as well as energy-saving projects, could make big differences in tackling climate change. But while a ‘Big Society’ ethos has formed part of the legislative program for the...

2014-05-13 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial's Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will be awarded to the most energy-efficient lamps and luminaires on the market as well as to new technologies that push the boundaries of efficient...

2014-05-13 08:23:54

Youth from Myanmar and Thailand train together to represent South East Asia for FC Bayern Munchen Youth Cup Final SINGAPORE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," is excited to announce that the Company will sponsor ten youths from South East Asia for a chance of a lifetime to compete in the...

2014-05-12 23:04:49

Transparency Market Research published new report "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind energy, Hydroelectric power, Bio-fuels, Geothermal energy) Market - Global...

2014-05-12 23:04:26

FLS Energy Closes New Round of Fundraising as It Eyes Aggressive Growth Plans Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 FLS Energy, a North Carolina based full service solar energy developer and contractor, is pleased to announce an equity investment by the New Energy Capital Cleantech Infrastructure Fund, the Cleantech Alliance Direct Fund, and Novus Energy Partners to finance corporate growth and solar energy project construction and acquisition. FLS Energy owns and operates approximately 50...

2014-05-12 08:24:27

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Microgrid Alliance (MGA), a group initiated to provide a collective voice for companies and other stakeholders involved in microgrids, announced its formation today, along with its initial membership. MGA will host two inaugural events in the coming weeks: a Microgrid Workshop at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response & Smart Grid in Washington, D.C on May 19, and a meeting of members and prospective members at the...

2014-05-09 23:01:24

In response to President Obama’s call to improve energy efficiency in America and deploy expansive new solar resources, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), said, “In many ways, the solar commitment made today by more than 300 leading U.S. businesses, including Walmart, Apple and IKEA, is like getting a triple-A investment rating from Moody’s or Standard and Poor’s." Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 In response to President...

2014-05-09 12:22:47

-- Abengoa's project in Chile will prevent the emission of approximately 643,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year. WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has obtained a favorable environmental rating from the authorities of the Chilean Environmental Service to develop a solar-thermal plant using molten...