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2014-03-31 16:22:55

BELMONT, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverStream Energy Capital Management LLC ("EverStream"), an investment firm that specializes in energy infrastructure, today announced that a group of investors, led by EverStream and Claro y Asociados ("Claro"), and including SunEdison, has recently closed on the 50.7 MWp solar power plant (known as "San Andres") located in the Atacama Region of Chile, near the city of Copiapo. SunEdison developed the San Andres project, which reached...

2014-03-31 16:21:59

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of four students from the Georgia Institute of Technology developing a new electrical power grid technology with an Internet-like control architecture won the third annual ACC Clean Energy Challenge and the Department of Energy's $100,000 grand prize, competition officials announce today. The Georgia Tech team presented their technology to a panel of expert judges from the clean energy community at the ACC Clean...

2014-03-31 12:24:03

Patent protects core wave platform technology, a key milestone prior to commercialization. CARSON CITY, Nev., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Electric, Inc. (OTC BB: OCEL), a leading developer of marine-based alternative energy solutions, received notification on March 24, 2014, that its application for international patent PCT/ES2013/070911 will be processed. The patent, titled "Power Plant for the Generation of Electrical Energy from Waves," protects the company's core...

2014-03-31 08:22:43

WALNUT, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that the St. Croix government has approved Tibbar Energy's permit to build a 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix. The government approved the permit on Tuesday evening, March 25, 2014 during a meeting at the Virgin Islands Port Authority. The final approval came from the Virgin Island Department on Planning and Natural Resources' Division of Coastal Zone Management (CMZ)....

2014-03-28 08:21:53

MINNEAPOLIS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision today, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruled in favor of solar as a cost-competitive energy source for Minnesota-based Xcel Energy. On the heels of a long competitive resource acquisition process, Geronimo Energy's Aurora Solar Project was selected by the PUC to fill a portion of Xcel's future generation needs. "We are very pleased to have been part of this unique process and to show that solar...

2014-03-27 23:31:37

Sterling Planet to supply nearly 25 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy to participating schools. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Sterling Planet, the nation’s leading retail renewable energy provider, announced today that 28 schools have become charter members of the Green Schools Purchasing Consortium, an initiative of the Green Schools Alliance (GSA), and have agreed to purchase an aggregated total of nearly 25 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy for 2014. According...

2014-03-27 12:22:52

Company's Subsidiary Poised to Benefit from Global Mobile Device Proliferation PIPESTONE, Minn., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: JUHL, the "Company"), a leading provider of Clean Energy Solutions and the Leader in Community Wind Power, is pleased to announce today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Juhl Tower Services has positioned itself for tremendous growth as the size and depth of the mobile data and communications market continues to increase. Wrapping...

2014-03-27 08:27:36

Imagine passenger balloons filled with CO2, side by side and stretching from coast to coast. That's the amount of harmful emissions Viridian customers helped avoid in the 2013 reporting year alone. STAMFORD, CT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Helping to reverse climate change can be as simple as turning on a light - provided that your light is powered by renewable electricity. Although skeptics may scoff, Viridian, a leading provider of affordable, responsible energy, provided...

2014-03-26 20:20:50

Utility On Track to Meet State Goal of 33 Percent by 2020 SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced an important milestone for California's Renewables Portfolio Standard - the utility delivered 22.5 percent of its power from eligible renewable resources in 2013 and is on track to meet the state's clean energy goals for 2020 and beyond. This marks the first time that renewable energy deliveries - including solar, wind,...

2014-03-26 12:23:00

"It's time for a meaningful conversation on energy," says report's lead author PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PennFuture Energy Center announced today the release of the Clean Energy Wins Policy Roadmap. The report will provide nonpartisan education to gubernatorial candidates, policymakers and the general public about the economic, job creation and environmental benefits of clean energy while identifying practical policies that can grow Pennsylvania's...