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2014-06-27 16:22:07

Yingli and FIFA announce plans for the official Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the 2014 FIFA World Cup BAODING, China and RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 27, 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," today hosted a press conference in Rio de Janeiro to announce the Company's plans to...

2014-06-26 12:24:36

Creation of financial risk assessment methodology will accelerate solar deployment DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to accelerate the financing of solar energy projects, more than 20 market-leading companies have committed to support the adoption of truSolar, the industry's first, uniform risk assessment methodology governed by an accreditation body. The truSolar initiative was announced as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI...

2014-06-26 08:22:05

WALNUT, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The power plant will supply clean and renewable electricity created from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG) to the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for at least the next 25 years. As previously reported, Tibbar Energy was issued a Virgin Island...

Research Shows Net Energy Analysis Should Become A Standard Policy Tool
2014-06-26 03:25:53

By Mark Shwartz, Stanford University Policymakers should conduct "net energy analyses" when evaluating the long-term sustainability of energy technologies, according to new Stanford University research. Net energy analysis provides a quantitative way to compare the amount of energy a technology produces over its lifetime with the energy required to build and maintain it. The technique can complement conventional energy planning, which often focuses on minimizing the financial cost of...

2014-06-25 23:07:51

A focus on greener practices across all industries, a universal push to do business and live our lives in a way that is easier on the environment, has led many companies and individuals to look into alternate ways to power their homes and businesses. Wise Business Plans is excited to offer increased support to green energy companies such as wind farms in 2014. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 According to the American Council On Renewable Energy, renewable energy accounted for nearly 40% of all new,...

2014-06-25 23:05:29

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) markets. Global market for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) is projected to reach US$1.3 billion by 2020, driven by the ever increasing demand for electricity across the globe and the resulting need for efficient and environment friendly power production technologies. San Jose, California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – A type of fuel cell technology, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)...

2014-06-25 23:05:24

PPA Increases Total Megawatts Under Contract to 400MW for Nation's Leading Independent Solar PV Developer California (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC today announced the signing of a 27-year contract to sell 25 megawatts-ac (33.25 MW-dc) of clean, renewable solar energy from its Hayworth Solar Farm project in Kern County, Calif., to the City of Palo Alto Utilities, which serves Palo Alto, Calif. The transaction was conducted with 65HK 8me, LLC, a subsidiary of...

2014-06-25 12:23:41

DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) and Demeter Power Group are launching the world's first market-based, fixed-price funding program for solar and renewable technologies. The CGI Commitment to Action will help modernize the nation's power grid with more distributed energy through the Feed-Out(®) Program. "The Feed-Out(®) Program will bring together independent power producers and financiers to enable the lowest-cost,...

2014-06-25 08:23:36

The Decree is Subject to the Approval of the Italian Parliament TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO; TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company") an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced the execution by the Italian President of a decree presented by the Italian Government that will, if approved by the Italian Parliament, decrease the Feed-in-Tariff ("FiT") guaranteed to existing...

2014-06-24 23:07:19

Funds will support development of the Midwest Innovation Bridge (the Bridge), a regional clean energy incubator. The Bridge will offer a suite of services for early-stage technology companies in Michigan, Illinois and the Midwest region. Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 NextEnergy and partner Clean Energy Trust have been awarded a $745,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) for the National Incubator Initiative...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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