Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
How and Where Distributed Energy Resources Will Reduce the Need for Transmission
12/01/13, Kiran Kumaraswamy, ICF International
The rapid growth of distributed energy resources (DER), a non-transmission alternative, is raising concerns over the viability and necessity of new transmission lines.
2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains
12/01/13, Reprinted with permission from, Today in Energy
All five of the major solar thermal projects—including Solana and Ivanpah—that are scheduled to come on line in 2013 and 2014 were awarded loans through the U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program.
Q3 2013 Deal Volume Comparison
12/01/13, Contributed by, Lincoln International
Merger and Acquisition information from Lincloln's Deal Reader.
Vanderbilt Proposes Building Energy Storage Into Solar Cells
12/01/13, Chris Meehan for, SolarReviews
Imagine a photovoltaic cell or module that actually stores as well as produces energy, acting as a battery and producing power even after dark.
Will You Survive Solar Grid Parity?
12/01/13, Patrick McCabe, GreenLancer.com
A path to ensure profitable installation for residential solar
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
Hitachi Develops All-in-One Container-Type Energy Storage System
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:06 AM
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that it has developed an all-in one, container-type energy storage system as a core energy product for ensuring the stable use of distributed renewable energy such as wind and solar power, while maintaining the power supply-demand balance. This
EU Nations Approve Pact With China on Solar-Panel Trade
Submitted on: 12/02/13, 06:18 AM
European Union countries approved an agreement with China to curb imports of Chinese solar panels, ending the EU’s biggest commercial dispute of its kind. EU governments endorsed
The US has 43 nuclear power plants’ worth of solar energy in the pipeline
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 04:32 PM
The boom in solar energy in the US in recent years? You haven’t seen anything yet. The pipeline of photovoltaic projects has grown 7% over the past 12 months andnow stands a
SolarCity Completes Industry's First Securitization of Distributed Solar Energy
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 10:46 AM
SolarCity Corp. today announced that it has completed what is reported to be the first securitization of distributed solar energy assets. SolarCity completed a private placement in the amount of $54,425,000 with an interest rate of 4.80% and a scheduled maturity
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
3TIER and IRENA Collaborate to Give Researchers Access to Better Renewable Energy Information
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 10:58 AM
Today 3TIER made wind and solar information from its global datasets publicly available through IRENA's Global Atlas in support of research and advocacy groups around the world. The advanced datasets will inform policy makers, investors, and other researchers in country to continent-scale studies.
AWEA Statement on U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's Eagle Permit Tenure Rule
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 08:16 AM
TerraSmart Ground Mounts
Submitted on: 12/06/13, 06:28 AM
When the same old racking solution is no longer relevant, discover a turnkey ground mount racking solution that does what it's supposed to do: quicken installation times.
Hannover Fairs USA and Canadian Wind Energy Association Announce Long-Term Partnership
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:18 PM
"The partnership with CanWEA represents a further investment in HANNOVER MESSE's growing global energy event platform, as well as an important strategic business initiative"
Enphase Powered Solar Project Nears 2GWh Production Milestone
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 06:15 PM
Two adjacent 575kW solar farms in Canada maximize energy production with reliable Enphase microinverters
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