DOE Secretary, Senate Majority Leader Tout Solar's Benefits

Solar | Oct 22 - PR Web
Calling solar "critical to the United States" when it comes to meeting its future carbon reduction goals, Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today delivered the keynote address at Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar trade show in America, co-sponsored by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at Georgia Tech

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Cesunica Ivey, PhD and Keaton Belli, PhD at the Georgia Institute of Technology are two of 105 graduate students across the nation to receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants.

Wind energy plants 'ahead of schedule'

International | Oct 23 - China Daily: US Edition
China's installed wind power capacity will reach 100 million kilowatts by the end of 2014, a year ahead of the scheduled targets for the year outlined in the country's 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-15), a senior official said on Wednesday.

EPA Awards Research Fellowship Grants to Two Students at Duke University

Environmental, Emissions & Carbon Mgmt | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Raven Bier, PhD and Marissa Lee, PhD at Duke University are two of 105 graduate students across the nation to receive $8.6 million in Science to Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship grants.

Stion, Inman Solar, and Washington Gas Energy Systems Partner to Provide Low Cost, Clean Solar Energy in Georgia

Solar | Oct 23 - Business Wire
Stion, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-film solar modules and provider of photovoltaic solar solutions, announced today that it has completed supply of 3MW DC of solar modules to Inman Solar for projects around the state of Georgia.

MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World's Largest Convention Center Solar Array

Solar | Oct 23 - PR Newswire
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) today announced the completed installation of the world's largest rooftop solar array on a convention center.

Use of concrete power poles planned

International | Oct 23 - Citizen, The (Tanzania)
The government is planning to introduce concrete electricity poles that will replace the current wooden poles.

SPI Solar Announces Agreements With GD Solar to Acquire and Develop Multiple PV Projects

International | Oct 23 - Business Wire
Solar Power, Inc. (“SPI” or “SPI Solar”) ( OTCBB: SOPW ), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic, or PV, developer, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SPI Solar Power Suzhou Co., Ltd. (“SPI Meitai Suzhou”), has entered into several agreements with GD Solar Co., Ltd. (“GD Solar”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Guodian Technology & Environment Group Corporation Limited (1296:HK)—a leading supplier of solar and other renewable energy solutions—to acquire existing PV projects from GD Solar and develop new PV projects with GD Solar.

Energy Department Announces $53 Million to Drive Innovation, Cut Cost of Solar Power

Solar | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy issued the following news release: Building on President Obama's Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and continue U.S. leadership in clean energy innovation, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced more than $53 million for 40 innovative research and development (R&D) projects that aim to drive down the cost of solar energy.

Chevrolet Selects UW-Stevens Point for Renewable Energy Partnership

Energy Efficiency | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point issued the following news release: The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's sustainability efforts have caught the attention of a national automaker.

Maine's high court upholds Passadumkeag wind project approval, confirms citizen board's authority

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Oct 23 - Bangor Daily News (ME)
Maine's Supreme Judicial Court has allowed a 14-turbine wind farm on Passadumkeag Mountain to move ahead in a decision clarifying that the citizen-led Board of Environmental Protection has a broad power to review the decisions of state regulators.

SunEdison Closes Financing To Build 26 Megawatt (MW) Utility Solar Power Plant

Solar | Oct 23 - PR Newswire
SunEdison (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services announced today that it has closed on construction financing underwritten by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

SunEdison 1.7 Megawatt (MW) Rooftop Solar Project Powers Southern California Edison, Profits Landlord

Solar | Oct 23 - PR Newswire
SunEdison, Inc., (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the completion of a 1.7 MW DC roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Hesperia, California that will both provide power to Southern California Edison (SCE) and benefit the landowner, real estate developer ICO Group.

Comment on Opening of Negotiations on Renewable Energy Target

International | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The Australian Industry Group issued the following news release: "The start of negotiations between the Federal Government and the Opposition on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) announced by the Industry Minister, Ian Macfarlane today is welcome and the sooner negotiations are appropriately concluded the better it will be for industry.

Floating RET Would Crush Clean Energy

International | Oct 23 - Targeted News Service
The Australian Conservation Foundation issued the following news release: The Federal Government's position on the Renewable Energy Target, announced today, would crush the growth of the country's clean energy industry, the Australian Conservation Foundation said.

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