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Want To Save the World with Your Brilliant Clean Energy Idea?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:28
A new partnership between Enel and InnoCentive focuses on the power of the crowd to solve many of the world’s sustainable energy challenges.
Categories: Sustainable Living

New Research Consortium Tasked with Reducing Offshore Wind Costs

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:16
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected NYSERDA to administer an $18.5 million offshore wind research and development consortium that will identify ways to reduce the cost of offshore wind in the U.S.
Categories: Sustainable Living

More California Parks Are Now Offering Remote Solar EV Charging

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:16
Two of California’s state parks have received new public charging infrastructure that offers electric vehicle owners the ability to charge up on solar power.
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How School Buses Could Help Run Air Conditioners During Peak Demand

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:16
Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state.
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PennWell Partners with Folds of Honor Foundation

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:03
In commemoration of Flag Day, PennWell Corp. is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to raise money for military families. The effort is in conjunction with PennWell’s Wall of Honor, a traveling wall highlighting the names of our military service personnel (past and present) and displayed at all PennWell power generation events in North America. The wall displays the branch, the company and the name of each person honored.
Categories: Sustainable Living

Solar in the US Midwest Will Deliver Sustainable Power for Crypto Mining

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:41
Vancouver, B.C.-based solar developer Solar Alliance Energy Inc. yesterday said it is moving forward with plans to create solar-powered cryptocurrency mining facilities, with the first to be built in Illinois.
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A Solar Market Insight for Intersolar Europe

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:41
The advancement of solar power in the global energy mix is demanding and launching diverse affiliated products and services that will help the sector develop. Those products and services will be highlighted at Intersolar Europe in Munich next week.
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Connecticut Selects Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Project for Development

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 20:02
Connecticut today selected Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind proposal for development as part of an approximately 250-MW round of renewable energy projects.
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Engie Brasil raises $50 million for investments into Jaguara and Miranda hydro plants

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:19

Brazilian utility Engie Brasil has announced a US$160 million public offering, with funds earmarked for investment into the Jaguara and Miranda hydropower plants.

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Volvo Wants to Convert Diesel Trucks into Clean Energy Storage

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:10
Volvo is behind new research that could help convert old diesel truck engines into compressed air energy storage systems for fueling large electric vehicle fleets.
Categories: Sustainable Living

Morocco’s Noor-Midelt Hybrid Solar Complex Wins $125M in Financing

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:10
Morocco’s plans for its second concentrated solar power (CSP) complex is moving forward with a new round of financing worth US$125 million from The World Bank.
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Enphase Energy Will Pay $25 Million for SunPower’s Microinverter Business

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:10
Enphase Energy on Monday said it agreed to pay $25 million to purchase SunPower Corp.’s microinverter business.
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Buried in Musk Job Cuts Memo: End to Home Depot Solar Sales

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:10
Just four months ago, Tesla Inc. began a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc. It was an experiment that would prove short-lived.
Categories: Sustainable Living

Single European Power Market Is Now Closer to Reality

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:10
The European Union’s vision of a single energy market will move a step closer on Tuesday with the start of a joint market for electricity delivered on the same day.
Categories: Sustainable Living

The Higher Efficiency State: Massachusetts or California?

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 13:53
In 2017, Massachusetts was ranked No. 1 in energy efficiency by ACEEE for the seventh consecutive year. On the other side of the country, California was ranked a close second after tying with Massachusetts for the top spot in 2016.
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Black & Veatch, SAI Group Win Design-Build Contracts for US Fast-Charging Network

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:56
Electrify America has picked two companies to manage the design, permitting and construction of an electric vehicle fast charging network across the U.S.
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British Pay-Go Solar Company Is Ready to Reach Millions in Congo

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:56

A British company aims to provide solar power to millions of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the vast central African nation where less than a fifth of the population have access to electricity.

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Vale Investing $1.7BN in Nickel Mine Amid Battery Boom

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:56
The world’s biggest nickel producer is betting C$2.2 billion ($1.7 billion) that the metal has a bright future amid surging demand for battery commodities.
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U.S. Department of Energy announces funding for six marine energy projects

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:57

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a total of $6.7 million in funding to six recipients, with the goal of developing innovative marine energy technologies "capable of generating reliable and cost-effective electricity from U.S. water resources."

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Report: Overall Solar PV Quality Is Improving But Risks Remain

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:43
Independent energy and certification body DNV GL reports overall improvement in global solar PV reliability with its fourth edition PV Module Reliability Scorecard report. The Scorecard reports on eighteen months of test results from DNV GL’s PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP) of commercially available PV modules on the global market.
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