Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
U.S. Department of Energy's Wave Energy Prize
02/16/15, Alison LaBonte , U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
The Department of Energy is investing in renewable energy through the Wave Energy Prize and is offering an opportunity for both seed funding and prize purses totaling more than $1 million for qualified prize participants.
The Solar Industry Is a Friend, Not a Frenemy
02/16/15, Deborah Lawrence, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
Fossil-fuel industries are boom and bust. Renewables don't have to be.
Amyris-Total Renewable Jet Fuel
02/16/15, Fernando Garcia, Amyris Inc.
Amyris’ innovative bioscience technology directly converts plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules to create the renewable fuel, and the technology enables the operations of the Amyris-Total partnership to deliver the fuel from “field to wing.”
Thunder Bay Generating Station Now Fuelled by Advanced Biomass
02/16/15, Contributed by, Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
Ontario’s Thunder Bay 150-megawatt generating station is now fully operational using clean-burning advanced biomass fuel – sawdust pellets from the province’s lumber industry.
Super Grid – Renewable Energy from Remote Sites to Cities (Projects and Challenges)
02/02/15, Pradhnya Tajne , Transparency Market Research
Just imagine, a super grid will allow Norway’s hydro-power to light up a restaurant in Italy, Belgium’s wind farms to provide power to a home in U.K., and Saharan solar power plants to run a factory in Germany.
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
The Eiffel Tower now generates its own power with new wind turbines
Submitted on: 02/25/15, 05:25 AM
France's most recognisable landmark, the iron Eiffel Tower erected in 1889, has seen its iconic frame festooned with many different decorations and objects over the years for various celebrations. Its latest addition is a little more subtle -- and maybe a little
San Mateo County looks to ditch PG&E, jump into renewable energy movement
Submitted on: 02/23/15, 10:31 AM
Aaron Kinney for Mercury News: In the latest sign that a Bay Area renewable energy
Can Wind Energy Be Counted On To Help Meet Obama's Carbon Goals?
Submitted on: 02/19/15, 02:19 PM
Ken Silverstein for Forbes: The wind energy sector is perpetually facing headwinds. But despite the challenges, t
UK approves world’s biggest offshore wind farm
Submitted on: 02/17/15, 02:39 PM
From Pilita Clark, Environment Correspondent for the Financial Times: The world’s biggest offshore wind scheme has been given the go-ahead off
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
Partnership with BPS Asset Management
Submitted on: 02/27/15, 12:48 PM
BPS Asset Management is looking for 2 to 3 companies to partner with to help build out more of their software to span the entire solar project lifecycle. For a demo or access to the demo site, please contact ben@bpsAssetManagement.com
ECOFASTEN SOLAR WILL BE AT PV AMERICA
Submitted on: 02/27/15, 06:35 AM
Stop by booth #211 and see what's new
First Solar, Inc. Successfully Completes The Atlas 25+ Testing Program
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:30 PM
The Atlas 25+ protocol is a proprietary multi-dimensional durability test program designed to subject photovoltaic modules to the environmental degradation stresses, which can be expected over long-term service.
Panama confirms 80MW of installed PV solar capacity as the country moves to diversify its power matrix
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 02:17 PM
Panama continues to see a 6.0% energy consumption growth rate year on year and continues to seek new and cost effective ways to meet this demand.
REC Group and Sunrun Increase Solar Panel Supply Agreement to 100 Megawatts
Submitted on: 02/26/15, 01:54 PM
"REC is committed to consistently delivering volume quantities of its high quality panels"
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