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AFC Energy enters into agreement with Daniel for fuel cell system

Jul 21, 2014 -- MarketLine - AFC Energy plc, a developer of alkaline fuel cell technology, has entered into a heads of agreement with Daniel Inc., a fuel cell focused power plant owner and development company, for an initial 1MW fuel cell system with a follow-on option for a further 3MW project making a total potential sales value of approximately $15 million. More...

Avista receives grant for energy system

Jul 19 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Elaine Williams Lewiston Tribune, Idaho - Pullman will play a pivotal role in developing technology that could solve one of the biggest issues facing the alternative energy industry -- how to store electricity generated by intermittent sources like wind and sunshine. More...

ScottMadden Issues New Energy Industry Update

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released The Energy Industry Update. more...
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ScottMadden to Host Energy Industry Update Webcast

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to join forces with Energy Central to present an interactive webinar, "The State of the Energy Industry," on Friday, March 8, 2013, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. more...

GM and ABB demonstrate Chevrolet Volt Battery Reuse - world's first use of electric vehicle batteries for homes

ABB Inc. - General Motors and ABB today showed the next stage in battery reuse, the repackaging of five used Chevrolet Volt batteries into a modular unit capable of providing two hours of electricity needed by three to five average American homes. more...

Green light from the US Department of Energy

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability - Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is pleased to announce that its project forexploring the outer limits of battery operations has been selected by the US Department of Energy to receive funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E). more...

Articles 

By Pete Stupple
On: July 24, 2014
Moving the electricity sector into a low-carbon future presents many challenges. As supply becomes increasingly intermittent, so the need for fast-responding, flexible demand and generation sources grows. Energy storage is a key source of flexibility more...
By Ed Spears
On: July 17, 2014
In today's data center landscape, it has become increasingly important to maintain uptime for business continuity. To avoid costly downtime and sustain uptime in the case of a power event, facilities operators have to deploy more...
By Harry Valentine
On: May 7, 2014
Aluminum occurs is abundance in the earth’s crust and has directly and indirectly plays a role in the energy sector, with prospects to play an expanded role in the future. About a decade ago, one more...
By Davis Swan
On: December 23, 2013
I recently joined a discussion about how gravity might be used to generate and store energy. One of the comments provided a link to Gravity Power, a company that has proposed a modified take on "pumped more...
By James Greenberger
On: November 18, 2013
Earlier this week I spoke with an old friend, who works in the utility practice group of a major management consulting firm.  We commiserated about the challenges of getting conservative electric utilities to adopt new more...

ENERGY BLOGS

Formaldehyde Market From 2014 to 2020 - Research Report Available online

By Haakon Johnson - The global formaldehyde market is expected to reach USD 21.03 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand more...
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What does a Juncker presidency mean for renewables in Europe?

By John Ryan - While Jean-Claude Juncker has expressed his support for green energy, it remains to be seen what his election as president more...
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European Commission approves German renewable energy law

By John Ryan - The European Commission has rubber-stamped Germany's new Renewable Energy Act (EEG) after finding it to be in accordance with EU more...
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Australia: Major push toward third party ownership Down Under

By John Ryan - Clean Energy Week continues in Sydney this week and announcements have come thick and fast from renewable energy bodies the more...

Discrete Power Converter (Kornich machine)

By Alexander Kornich - DISCRETE POWER CONVERTER   [External Link]   ABSTRACT       A new patented mechanical compound [External Link] water powered prime mover) is proposed for more...


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