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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:05:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions
U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn wood.

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:41:00 GMT
Green Power, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power
Lifting State Limits on Local Power
In the first half of 2014, distributed local solar power constituted over 25 percent of new power plant capacity. This impressive growth continues several years where solar power has grown by leaps and bounds, producing power right where it's needed and juicing up local economies. But many states have limited how much of their electricity can come

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:39:00 GMT
Solar Energy
Chart: Every (Solar) Customer Demographic Prefers Email Communications
Whether you’re marketing to solar installers or consumers, you should probably pay attention to this chart, which reveals that every age demographic overwhelmingly prefers to be contacted by email. From 18-year-olds to retirees above 65, they all want you talking to their inbox, and very few want you talking on the phone. Based on this chart, the b

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:48:00 GMT
Solar Energy
Yingli Joins $1 Club as China Solar Sector Continues Consolidation
Looming signs of new trouble are brewing in the solar panel sector, with shares of Yingli Green Energy (NYSE: YGE) taking a bath after the company reported widening losses and slowing revenue growth. The 15 percent sell-off saw Yingli’s shares re-approach an all-time low from just 2 and a half years ago, as the company joined a small but growing cl

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:48:00 GMT
Solar Energy, Wind Power
The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now
Even a few years ago, renewable energy played only a small role in most countries’ energy planning. While governments and publics were eager to increase the share of renewables in their energy systems, the economics of doing so were challenging. There were also serious concerns about the impact on the electricity grid of adding too much capacity from variable renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:30:00 GMT
Solar Energy, Storage
SunEdison Recruits Imergy Flow Batteries for Microgrid Rural Electrification Initiative
Earlier this year, SunEdison announced a goal to bring power to 20 million people in rural India by 2020. To forward this mission, it announced today that it will use more than 1,000 flow batteries from Imergy Power Systems for its solar-powered minigrid projects.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Hydrogen - Fuel Cells, Ocean Energy, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

Wind Energy News

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:05:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions
U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn wood.

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:41:00 GMT
Green Power, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power
Lifting State Limits on Local Power
In the first half of 2014, distributed local solar power constituted over 25 percent of new power plant capacity. This impressive growth continues several years where solar power has grown by leaps and bounds, producing power right where it's needed and juicing up local economies. But many states have limited how much of their electricity can come

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:48:00 GMT
Solar Energy, Wind Power
The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now
Even a few years ago, renewable energy played only a small role in most countries’ energy planning. While governments and publics were eager to increase the share of renewables in their energy systems, the economics of doing so were challenging. There were also serious concerns about the impact on the electricity grid of adding too much capacity from variable renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:57:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Hydrogen - Fuel Cells, Ocean Energy, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:04:00 GMT
Green Power, Other, Wind Power
Wind Project Adds 200 Megawatts to Texas Grid
EDF Renewable Energy, a leading power producer in the green energy sector, has announced that its Hereford Wind Project reached commercial operation on December 22nd, 2014. The Hereford Wind Project is a wind power plant located on approximately 15,000 acres in Deaf Smith County southeast of the northern panhandle town of Hereford, Texas. The Heref

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:17:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Ex-Employees Accuse Ormat of Lying to Receive 1603 Cash Grant Awards
Ormat is a successful developer of geothermal energy projects. Two former employees have brought a lawsuit alleging that Ormat made inaccurate 1603 Cash Grant submissions to obtain grants for projects that should not have qualified for such grants.

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:16:00 GMT
Solar Energy, Wind Power
German Solar Age’s First Eclipse Passes with Brief Surge in Power Price
Power prices in Germany fluttered as the first eclipse of the emerging solar age passed and utility operators worked overtime to keep the grid supplied.

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