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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Nov 19/14

The True Value of Solar

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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Nov 19/14
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The True Value of Solar
11/17/14, Steven Fine, Ankit Saraf, Kiran Kumaraswamy, Alex Anich, ICF International
In this paper, we look at the current state of value of solar (VOS) analysis and propose a more holistic methodology that can be consistently applied across various utility service areas.

The Business Case for Fuel Cells 2014: Powering the Bottom Line for Business and Communities 
11/17/14, Sandra Curtin, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association
From high efficiency to scalability, fuel cells provide a distinct advantage over incumbent energy generation technologies, which is why top companies, governments, and the military are adopting fuel cells for everyday use.

The new EU climate and energy proposal:
What are the consequences?

11/17/14, Carlo Carraro, International Center for Climate Governance
The decisions of the European Council indicate the desire for greater integration of European energy markets, with an integration target of 10% by 2030.

The Echogen Power Systems Heat Engine
11/17/14, Philip Brennan and Timothy Held, Echogen Power Systems
Waste Heat to Power (WHP) creates electricity by heating a fluid at high pressure, then expanding the fluid through a turbine to power an electric generator.

The Pakistan Solar Association
11/17/14, Engr. Faiz M Bhutta, Chairman Pakistan Solar Association (PSA) and Director of Solar Institute ( pvt) Ltd 
PSA is fighting for zero duty imports until the local solar industry grows enough to address quantity and quality requirements of the solar tenders in Pakistan.

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U.S. Department Of Energy Loan Program Breaks Even
The controversial government program that funded failed solar company Solyndra, and became a lighting rod in the 2012 presidential election, is officially in the black.
According to a report by the Department of Energy, interest payments to the government from projects funded by the Loan Programs Office were $810 million as of September - higher than the $780 million in losses from loans it sustained from startups including Fisker Automotive, Abound Solar and Solyndra, which went bankrupt after receiving large government loans intended to help them bring their advanced green technologies to market.

U.S.-China smackdown: America No. 1 in wind power
Climate-conscious Americans have long glanced enviously across the Pacific to China and its ever-growing number of often-gargantuan wind farms.   It turns out that they have less to be jealous about than previously thought:

Why Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are buying up wind energy
Google, Yahoo and Microsoft are part of a growing number of tech and other major companies that are entering into long-term “power purchase” agreements (PPAs) with wind farms to ensure a steady stream of power, at a fixed cost.

Brazil gives go-ahead to 31 solar parks in push for new energy
Brazil finally entered the solar power sector on Friday, granting contracts for the construction of 31 solar parks as it tries to diversify its sources of generation amid an energy crisis caused by the worst drought in eight decades.  

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