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GE Gas Engines to Power Phoenix Energy's California Bioenergy Projects

Oct 22 - Targeted News Service - General Electric issued the following news release:

GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE), Western Energy Systems and San Francisco, California -based Phoenix Energy today announced they have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the Golden State. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass

SunEdison Awarded 17.7 Megawatts (MW) Of Distributed Solar Projects In California

Oct 22 - PR Newswire - SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar developer and technology provider, has been awarded 17.7 MW DC of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects through the Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) led by the County of Alameda. more...
Filed under: Solar

U.S. General Services Administration Signs Power Purchase Agreement for 140 Megawatts of Wind Energy in Illinois

Oct 22 - PR Newswire - MG2 Tribal Energy ("MG2"), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians ("Mesa Grande") and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy ("Geronimo"), is pleased to announce that the United States General Services Administration ("GSA") has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to purchase 140 megawatts (MW) of clean wind energy from the Walnut Ridge Wind Farm in western Illinois. more...
Filed under: Wind

First Nationwide Bulk Purchase Program Will Expand Access to Clean Solar Energy

Oct 22 - GlobeNewswire - The Solar Community initiative, the first nationwide bulk solar purchase program launched today to give homeowners across the US and Canada easy access to more affordable, clean, renewable energy – one of the most effective actions individuals can take to address climate change. more...
Filed under: Solar

sPower Breaks Ground on 7MWdc Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA

Oct 22 - PR Newswire - sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. more...
Filed under: Solar

Few violations found under new dust rules fought by coal industry

Oct 22 - Lexington Herald-Leader (KY) - Nearly all air samples collected from coal mines in August and September complied with stricter new limits on dust even though the industry had argued it would have trouble meeting the standards, federal regulators announced. more...
Filed under: Fossil & Biomass


By Sven Lindstrom
On: October 21, 2014
Seven billion people will live and work in urban areas by 2050 and the demand for energy for all these people will be huge. Local more...
Filed under: Solar
By Ken Ditzel
On: October 9, 2014
Referencing LBNL's annual wind report, a recent article proclaimed that the "Price of US Wind Energy [is] at [an] 'All-Time Low' of 2.5 Cents per more...
Filed under: Wind
By William Flanagan
On: October 8, 2014
At the recent San Francisco, CA Intersolar conference and trade show, companies offering battery storage and microgrid solutions had a large presence, signaling to many more...
Filed under: Energy Storage
By Ferdinand E. Banks
On: October 2, 2014
This is a version of the keynote address I planned to give at the 2011 international conference of the International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE), more...
Filed under: Nuclear
By Rick Barnett
On: September 29, 2014
The utility industry is confronted with a condition often called "disruptive challenges". Introduced by the Edison Electric Institute's 2013 report ("Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and more...
Filed under: Distributed & Cogeneration


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Take Advantage of Canopy Lighting with LED Fixtures

By Annie K - The beauty that comes with lighting up an area properly is usually breathtaking. A small dull space can be instantly more...
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EU parliament approves new European Commission

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U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI

By John Ryan - U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz announces US$53 million in funding for solar R&D at SPI   U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz more...
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Global Wind Turbine Gearbox market will grow at a CAGR of 7.1 percent over the period 2013-2018

By Porter Stein - About Wind Turbine Gearbox A gearbox is used in a wind turbine to increase the rotational speed from a low-speed more...
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Global Clean Coal Technologies market to grow at a CAGR of 8.2 percent By 2018

By Porter Stein - Biogas is prepared from by-products of biodiesel and ethanol and also from the anaerobic digestion of of energy crops and more...

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