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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:23:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
US Power Grid’s $2 Trillion Upgrade Needs European Efficiency
A $2 trillion push in the U.S. to blend renewable energy into the power supply and fortify transmission lines against extreme weather means that Americans must act more like Europeans to keep their power costs down.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:20:00 GMT
Green Power, Solar Energy
Arts Council Looks to Solar Energy to Make Art Available for All
From Amelia Earhart to Gandhi, fifth graders in Ellis County, Kansas dress as a famous figure of their choosing and present the impact their character has had on the world. The youth program is one of the most prominent, made possible by the Hays Arts Council. “To shave one’s head to become Ghandi, that’s a staggering level of commitment for a fift

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:20:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
Represent Renewables: One Week Left to Enter PEI's EMEA Project of the Year Awards
Power Engineering International has launched the EMEA Projects of the Year, which will seek to highlight the best in power plant construction across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hosted by Power Engineering International, the awards will be presented at the Gala VIP Dinner at POWER-GEN Europe in Amsterdam on the evening of Tuesday, June 9. Th

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:53:00 GMT
Solar Energy
Residential Solar and Uniform Commercial Code: A Primer on Solar-Financiers’ Rights in a Foreclosure
U.S. residential solar PV has been growing at a breakneck pace. Annual installations have increased nearly five-fold in the past five years and, in 2014, surpassed annual commercial capacity additions for the first time in the history of PV market tracking. Additionally, nearly a third of the entire solar industry's workforce — comprising over 174,000 employees — works in residential solar.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:39:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Egypt’s Renewable FIT Program Gains Traction
The Government of Egypt has said that it must invest US$12 billion in the electricity sector over the next five years in order to meet that country’s urgent electricity demands — and renewable energy will be a key component.

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:04:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Renewables Account for 75 Percent of New US Generating Capacity in First Quarter of 2015
According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower combined provided over 75 percent (75.43 percent) of the 1,229 megawatts (MW) of new U.S. electrical generating capacity placed into service during the first quarter of 2015. The balance (302 MW) was provided by natural gas.

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:00:00 GMT
Solar Energy
Downstream Solar Funds and Debt Finance Highlight Solar Funding Rebound
A surge in project development debt finance and investments in downstream residential and commercial solar PV funds highlighted a rebound in overall corporate renewable energy funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2015's first quarter, according to Mercom Capital's “Solar Funding and M&A 2015 First Quarter” report.

Wind Energy News

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:23:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Other, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
US Power Grid’s $2 Trillion Upgrade Needs European Efficiency
A $2 trillion push in the U.S. to blend renewable energy into the power supply and fortify transmission lines against extreme weather means that Americans must act more like Europeans to keep their power costs down.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:20:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Solar Tech, Storage
Represent Renewables: One Week Left to Enter PEI's EMEA Project of the Year Awards
Power Engineering International has launched the EMEA Projects of the Year, which will seek to highlight the best in power plant construction across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hosted by Power Engineering International, the awards will be presented at the Gala VIP Dinner at POWER-GEN Europe in Amsterdam on the evening of Tuesday, June 9. Th

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:39:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Egypt’s Renewable FIT Program Gains Traction
The Government of Egypt has said that it must invest US$12 billion in the electricity sector over the next five years in order to meet that country’s urgent electricity demands — and renewable energy will be a key component.

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:04:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Ocean Energy, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Energy Efficiency, Storage
Renewables Account for 75 Percent of New US Generating Capacity in First Quarter of 2015
According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower combined provided over 75 percent (75.43 percent) of the 1,229 megawatts (MW) of new U.S. electrical generating capacity placed into service during the first quarter of 2015. The balance (302 MW) was provided by natural gas.

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:14:00 GMT
Green Power, Hydropower, Solar Energy, Wind Power, Storage
The Future of Energy Storage and the Rise of Big Batteries
When examining the machine that is our electric grid, a compelling fact is that we are relatively unable to store electric energy. We must create as much as we consume, and can only consume as fast as we create. One issue that comes up in the renewable space when meditating on this relentless and necessary cycle is that renewable energy is intermit

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 12:01:00 GMT
Wind Power
Wind Energy Data: The (Scientific) Flight of the Falcon
A trained falcon named Houdini darts and soars next to a wind power plant in the shadow of the Colorado Rockies, gathering radar data that could someday save the lives of his avian brethren.

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:31:00 GMT
Bioenergy, Geothermal Energy, Hydropower, Solar Energy, Wind Power
Azerbaijan Focuses on Alternative Energy Development to Increase Fossil Fuel Exports
Azerbaijan in coming years will focus on the development of renewable energy, as it will let the country to boost oil and gas exports, according to the deputy head of the Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy (AFARE) of Azerbaijan Jamil Melikov.

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