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All Coast to Build Jones-Act Compliant Liftboat
18 Aug 2017 at 10:41am
All Coast LLC recently said it will build a Jones Act-compliant liftboat for U.S. wind farm installation and support activities (WTIV).
100 Percent Renewable Powered Microgrid in Illinois Islands from the Grid for...
18 Aug 2017 at 9:43am
On Thursday, Ameren Corporation and S&C Electric Company announced that they had successfully conducted a 24-hour islanding test at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Illinois.
Mexico City Company Turns Prickly Pear Cactus Waste Into Energy
18 Aug 2017 at 9:39am
A startup called Energy and Environmental Sustainability is taking cactus waste from the Milpa Alta neighborhood of the capital and turning it into biogas.
Potential Partners Considered for Greek Geothermal Development
18 Aug 2017 at 8:57am
The first phase has been completed in the selection process for partners in PPC Renewable?s geothermal development work in Greece.
Australia Continues Tidal Energy Research with $2.49 Million In Funding
17 Aug 2017 at 7:38pm
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced it will provide $2.49 million in funding to attract future investment via a 3-year project that will explore the tidal energy potential in Australia.
An Eclipse Is Just What the US Power Sector?s Been Waiting For
17 Aug 2017 at 4:47am
Turns out the solar eclipse, set to plunge parts of the U.S. into total darkness on Monday, will offer exactly what the power sector?s been looking for: a completely predictable stage for experiments.
SolarReserve to Build 150-MW Solar Thermal Plant in South Australia
17 Aug 2017 at 4:25am
A 150MW solar thermal power plant will be built in South Australia by global company SolarReserve. The Aurora Solar Energy Project located in Port Augusta, about 300km north of the South Australian capital Adelaide, will incorporate eight hours of storage or 1,100 MWh, allowing it to operate like a conventional coal or gas power station.
NorthVolt Starts Biggest Fundraising for $4 Billion Battery Plan
17 Aug 2017 at 4:09am
NorthVolt AB, the Swedish battery factory developer founded by a former Tesla Inc. executive, is planning to close its first major fundraising round this autumn, potentially drawing in 100 million euros ($118 million).
How an Arkansas Co-op Used Solar Power to Help Retain a Major Employer
17 Aug 2017 at 3:57am
An electric cooperative in rural Arkansas is finding that solar power is not only benefiting its members, it?s helped to keep a major employer in the community.
Offshore Oil and Gas Has Experience and Innovative Technology To Help US Offs...
16 Aug 2017 at 7:17pm
While last week?s Offshore Wind Executive Summit was formulated in order to illuminate the offshore wind business opportunities that offshore oil and gas supply chain companies could take advantage of, it was clear during the conference that the US offshore oil and gas companies have a lot to teach offshore wind.
First, according to Randall Luthi, president of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA), on the public relations front, offshore oil and gas has a lot of experience dealing with opposition and educating the public about the importance of the service it is providing.
ScottishPower Looks to Next-Gen Turbines for East Anglia 3 Offshore Wind Farm
16 Aug 2017 at 4:56am
ScottishPower Renewables plans to use larger, ?next generation? wind turbines for its East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm than on previous phases of the project.
London Solar Auctions Aim to Make City Greenest on Earth
16 Aug 2017 at 4:49am
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wanted to try city-wide auctions as part of an environment strategy proposed to more than double the capital?s solar energy generation capacity by 2030.
First Solar to Profit If Trump Slaps Tariffs on Panel Imports
15 Aug 2017 at 3:39pm
First Solar Inc. is standing on the sidelines of a trade dispute that could give its products a significant leg up.
The U.S. International Trade Commission held a hearing on Tuesday regarding the request by Suniva for the U.S. to impose tariffs on imported solar panels. The petition alleges China, which accounts for more than 80 percent of global solar panel production, gives manufacturers unfair government support.
The commission is expected to make a decision next month, and a finding of harm could lead President Trump to impose duties as early as November.
GE Renewable Energy Contracted for Work on 344-MW Kokhav Hayarden Pumped Stor...
14 Aug 2017 at 2:43pm
GE Renewable Energy announced it has received a turnkey contract from Star Pumped Storage Ltd. for the 344-MW Kokhav Hayarden pumped storage station in Israel.
Parked Electric Cars Earn $1,530 From Europe's Power Grids
14 Aug 2017 at 9:29am
Electric car owners are earning as much as $1,530 a year just by parking their vehicle and feeding excess power back into the grid. Trials in Denmark carried out by Nissan Motor Co. and Italy?s biggest utility Enel SpA showed how batteries inside electric cars could help balance supply and demand at times and provide a new revenue stream for those who own the vehicles.