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Apex Clean Energy will sell wind energy generation to East Texas Electric Cooperative and Northeast Texas Electric Cooperative, after Renewable Energy Purchase Agreements (REPAs) have been signed...
27 November 2014
New rebate program for electric vehicle drivers in Georgia
Georgia Power has launched an electric vehicle charger rebate program, aimed to its business customers. This two-year program,  will offer a $500 rebate for installing 240V Level 2 (L2) chargers. The...
27 November 2014
A survey of 77 U.S. rural electric cooperatives finds nearly all rural electric utilities have some sort of smart grid effort in place. The 2014 Rural Smart Grid Survey Report, sponsored by Honeywell...
27 November 2014
Minnesota could be powered with renewables up to 40% by 2030, with a minimal impact to current operating procedures, according to a study by GE’s Energy Consulting Business GE’s Energy Consulting...
27 November 2014
The Solar Certification Fund has launched its 6th call for project proposals to award up to 150,000 euros, depending on the relevance and quality of the proposals submitted. With over 500,000 euros...
27 November 2014
El Banco Santander estaría negociando para vender parte de su participación en el proyecto termosolar (CSP) Crescent Dunes que está próximo a culminarse en Nevada, Estados Unidos, según informa el...
27 November 2014
Itron,  anunció hoy que firmó un contrato con AES Eletropaulo, una importante distribuidora de energía de Brasil con una base de 6.8 millones de clientes en el estado de San Pablo, para su solución...
27 November 2014
Brazil's AES Eletropauto will install US' Itron OpenWay Riva solution as part of a research project in Sao Paulo electricity grid. AES serves electricity to near seven million customers in ths state...
27 November 2014
WEC releases World Energy Trilemma 2014 and warns on energy investment patterns
Las decisiones que los gobiernos y los inversores hacen hoy crearán o romperán la sostenibilidad de los sistemas energéticos mundiales en los próximos años, según un nuevo informe del Consejo Mundial...
26 November 2014
WEC releases World Energy Trilemma 2014 and warns on energy investment patterns
World Energy Council warns today's decision from investors could break sustainability of global energy system for coming years. WEC has conducted a report where it finds that "global energy systems...
26 November 2014
San Francisco-based Solar Universe has unveiled an innovative idea to convert the famous 'Black Friday' in the 'Bright Friday' to sell power for the first time in this type of event. The deal...
26 November 2014
Panasonic to "Cut Out the Darkness" with 100,000 solar lanterns
Panasonic will celebrate its “100 Thousand Solar Lanterns Project", which aims to donate 100,000 solar lanterns to regions around the world which lack access to electricity. The project is aimed to...
26 November 2014
Chinese JinkoSolar has been selected to deliver 7 MW of PV panels to Mexico's Almacen Sustentable (AS Solar). AS Solar supplies about 80% of equipment for residential PV installations in Monterrey,...
26 November 2014
Virginia-based Dominion has announced the acquisition of the West Antelope Solar Park, a 20 MW PV plant, from Canadian Solar. The plant, located in Lancaster, California, has begun commercial...
26 November 2014
Germany's Aleo Solar has been awarded to supply solar panels for four projects in Turkey totallin 5.8 MW. One of them will be Turkey's largest rooftop installation on a commercial property in...
26 November 2014
Algonquin Power & Utilities plans to add a 10 MW solar project next to its 20 MW Bakersfield I Solar project in Kern County, California, currently under construction. The new additionm,...
26 November 2014
Yingli Solar, a major player in solar panel manufacturing, manufacturer in the world, will supply 72 MW of its multi and mono-crystalline solar panels to Solarcentury Holdings in the UK. Yingli will...
26 November 2014
REC Solar, a Norway-based PV module manufacturer, is selling 100% of its assets to Hong Kong's Bluestar Elkem Investment. The transaction will be completed with the purchase of a company, yet to be...
26 November 2014
Edison has released a report on renewable energy sector focused on 'Yieldcos', also known as "total return" companies. The firm believes this plethora of spin-offs has provided visibility to the...
26 November 2014
A pilot program to test Electric Buses has begun at Sydney International Airport in Australia. Carbridge, the ground transportation provider will conduct a six-month test with an electric bus made by...
25 November 2014
The Power-to-Gas (P2G) project has achieved its first year of succesful operation injecting hydrogen to the gas network. P2G has been developed by German company Thüga Group to test the feasibility...
25 November 2014
Scotland creates a 'Wave Energy Scotland', a governmental body to promote marine energy
Scotland is taking wave energy seriously, as much as to establish a technology development body to promote innovation in this industry, according to Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism Fergus...
25 November 2014
E.ON has unveiled the final layout for the proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project, after receiving approval from the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in July this year. Located...
25 November 2014
Western Australia to fall in an "electricity death spiral" if a solar strategy is not addressed
A study conducted by Adjunct Professor Bill Grace, of the Australian Urban Design Research Centre at The University of Western Australia warns about high levels of distributed solar in Western...
24 November 2014
Africa's interest in sola energy keeps growing with new announcements every week. Now, the University of Zambia (UNZA) is planning to set up a solar applied energy lab. The aim is to promote an...
24 November 2014