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Reflections from Breakthrough Marine Energy Trials
01/14/15, Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto
The marine power plant Deep Green has now been producing electricity for more than a year, and Minesto’s founder and CEO Anders Jansson shares his experiences from the trials in this article.

Solar Market Predictions for 2015
01/14/15, Contributed by, IHS
IHS Technology analysts top 10 predictions for the 2015 global photovoltaic (PV) market

Training Program for Military Veterans to Maintain Growing Solar and EV Infrastructure
01/14/15, Rue Phillips, True South Renewables
Rather than focus on any one particular technology, the EFST training course educates the participants about the common technologies and service requirements that touch multiple markets, most notably the solar and electric vehicle charging equipment infrastructure.

Case Study - 28kW Custom Carport in Frederick, MD
01/14/15, Contributed by, PV Racking
The PV Racking clamp-free rail was a great solution for this carport, as it helped to eliminate rain water leaking through the arrays in comparison to a traditional clamp-based system.

Upcoming Tradeshow, Conference & Exhibition Summary
March, April, May 2015

01/14/15, Brandon Hetherington for, AltEnergyMag
2015 promises to be another banner year for the Renewable Energy Industry. Solar and Wind will continue to grow and Energy Storage will continue to dominate the conversation. April offers up some great Energy Storage events here in North America and Europe.

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Alternative Energy Stories of the Day

Foreign funds flow set to skyrocket for renewable energy projects in India

Submitted on: 01/27/15, 03:15 PM

From The Economic Times:  Big-ticket announcements involving American loans for renewable energy projects, green bonds, venture capital and pension funds are on the cards after US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to collaborate in the area of clean energy and combat climate change.
 
Officials at the renewable energy ministry said deals would be negotiated at a high-profile event next month, when Modi will kick off a gathering of industry leaders, bankers, investors and central bank officials from the US, India, Europe and other regions.
 
A team of senior US officials and executives from funding agencies, ministries and companies will interact with Indian officials from the finance ministry, Reserve Bank of India and other agencies to help India meet its ambitious target of adding 1 lakh megawatt of clean energy, which is 40% of the country's total generation capacity now, at a cost of Rs 6 lakh crore. 

 

Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits
Submitted on: 01/26/15, 05:39 AM
NY Times:  For more than a year now, an enormous solar thermal power plant has been humming along in the Arizona desert, sending


Submitted on: 01/23/15, 05:39 AM
America's wind installations grew six-fold in 2014, making the United States the world's second-largest wind market behind China, according to new figures out today from research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  US installations reached 4.7

Amazon Invests In 150MW Indiana Wind Farm To Power Its Data Centers
Submitted on: 01/21/15, 05:40 AM
From TechCrunch:   Amazon today announced that it is working with the Pattern Energy Group to construct and operate

How the Oil Price Slump Helps Renewable Energy
Submitted on: 01/19/15, 06:43 AM
Geoffery Styles, The Energy Collective - Intuition suggests that the current sharp correction in oil prices must be bad for the deployment

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Today's Alternative Energy Headlines

NEW SAN DIEGO HIGH-RISE HAS TALLEST SOLAR SYSTEM IN U.S.
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 04:10 PM
Research shows it is the tallest electric solar system of its kind in the US.

Canadian Solar Provides an Update on its Late-Stage Solar Project Pipeline
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 04:00 PM
The Company has continued to make progress in expanding its pipeline in several geographies, including Japan, the UK and China.

Siva Power Secures Series D Funding & Expert Advisor; Moves Forward with Plans to Build World's Most Advanced, Cost-competitive Solar Manufacturing Plant
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 03:58 PM
$10M raised to begin building key component of its production technology

Geothermal Power a Leader in Permanent Job Creation
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 03:57 PM
- Speakers Announced for State of the Geothermal Industry Briefing 2015

AEG Power Solutions Improves Solar Plant Reliability with PV Care Check
Submitted on: 01/29/15, 03:54 PM
Expert support for solar power generation plants ----Improves reliability and efficiency ----Comprehensive package of checks and tests

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