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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 18/15

U.S. Department of Energy's Wave Energy Prize

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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 18/15
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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.

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Europe Wind Power Booms on German Demand as 2015 Set for Record
Developers installed 11.8 gigawatts of wind turbines in Europe last year, accounting for almost half the power-generation capacity added, as the region continues to shift away from fossil fuels, according to the European Wind Energy Association.
Germany was the top wind market with about 45 percent of the total, the Brussels-based trade group said Tuesday in a statement. It was followed by the U.K., Sweden and France, with the four countries accounting for more than three-quarters of the industry.

What Apple’s $848 Million Solar Energy Deal Really Means
From Todd Woody for TakePart:  Apple will spend $848 million over 25 years to purchase carbon-free electricity from developer First Solar.

Bionic Leaf Uses Bacteria To Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel
From Science 2.0:  Harvesting sunlight is old technology for plants but it's a level of efficiency in solar energy...

An Israeli Company is building a 20-hour-per-day solar power plant
Israel's Brenmiller Energy said on Monday it will build a 300 million shekel ($77.27 million) solar power field using an energy storage technology that will generate electricity for about 20 hours a day.

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Bonfiglioli USA
Bonfiglioli designs and manufactures a variety of products for renewable energy applications including inverters for utility-scale solar PV installation, yaw and pitch drives for wind turbines, and mechatronic solutions for hybrid and electric vehicles (consumer and commercial). Worldwide, over 2GW are installed with Bonfiglioli PV inverters and one of every three wind turbines has a Bonfiglioli gearbox. We are commtted to solutions that reduce emissions for a cleaner, brighter future for all.
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