Geothermal Industry Celebrates Awareness Day as sector readies for Summit

-On Geothermal Day, GEA calls for GEA Honors 2014 entries-

Within a diverse array of innovation, Baxter Academy triumphs at the Wind Blade Challenge.

The challenge demands the use of academic learning applied to hands on challenges requiring real world solutions.

SOLAREDGE POWER OPTIMIZERS AND INVERTERS INSTALLED IN BOUYGUES CONSTRUCTION HEAD OFFICES 2.5 MW PV SYSTEM

"SolarEdge technology is becoming a standard feature in commercial systems because it improves the bottom line of large projects"

Siemens receives turbine and service order for largest wind farm in Ontario, Canada

K2 Wind Ontario to feature 140 Siemens SWT-2.3-101 wind turbines ---- Clean power for 100,000 Canadian households

Weakening Russian Energy Sector May Not Support Geopolitical Ambitions

The Russian economy may not be able to finance the Kremlin's ambitions in Eastern Europe for much longer because the country's oil and gas output is no longer a strong support of growth. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 2 that gas supplies through Ukraine might be severed unless Kiev pays in advance for its June deliveries.

PlugVolt May 2014 Battery Seminar: Only Three Weeks Away

Global leaders from automotive, military, grid, and stationary storage industries to convene in Detroit, MI (USA) on 28-29 May, 2014 to discuss market sizing and commercial prospects, technical challenges, and recent advances in batteries and other alternative energy storage technologies

Solar News - New cheap, environment-friendly solar cell developed

In a breakthrough, scientists have developed a new low cost, efficient and environment-friendly solar cell that uses tin instead of the hazardous lead.   Researchers from Northwestern University are among the first to create a solar cell that uses a structure called perovskite, with tin as the light-absorbing material instead of lead.   "Exculding the use of lead is a quantum leap in the process of creating a very promising type of solar cell called a perovskite," said Mercouri G Kanatzidis, an inorganic chemist with expertise in dealing with tin.   "Tin is a very viable material, and we have shown that it works as an efficient solar cell," said Kanatzidis.   Lead perovskite has achieved 15 per cent efficiency and tin perovskite should be able to match - and possibly surpass - this level of efficiency, researchers said.   Perovskite solar cells are being touted as the "next big thing in photovoltaics" and have reenergised the field.   

WINDPOWER 2014 arrives in Las Vegas

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Wind companies ready to brave the capital markets

Finance experts expect more initial public offerings (IPO) in the wind energy sector in 2014 after a year in which half a dozen companies on both sides of the Atlantic successfully raised nearly $2.3 billion by tapping the public equity markets.   "It is hard to really predict how many will come out of the gate and actually get done. But there are 10-20 companies out there working on it, wondering if this is good source of low-cost capital for them and if they have what it takes to make a placement like this," says Michael Eckhart, global head of environmental finance with Citigroup.   British fund Greencoat UK Wind started a wave of IPOs in March 2013, raising £260 million ($433 million). NRG Yield in the US and the Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) in the UK followed in July with offerings of $431 million and £300 million, respectively. Canada's TransAlta Renewables completed a C$221 million (US$200 million) share sale in August, California-based Pattern Energy raised $352 million in October, and the UK's Infinis rounded up the year with a £234 million share sale in November.

New Solar Crowdfunding Goes Live; Can Investors Other Than Banks Get In On The Action?

The JOBS Act of 2012 Opens Up New Frontier For Green Energy Funding

JinkoSolar to supply 37.2MW PV Solar Panels to EDP Renovaveis for Lone Valley Solar Park in the U.S.

JinkoSolar will provide approximately 120,000 high-efficiency solar panels for the construction of both the Lone Valley Solar Park I (12.4MW DC) and Lone Valley Solar Park II (24.8MW DC) projects, in Lucerne Valley, California.

Qnergy Captures World Record for Solar Thermoacoustic Power Generation

Produces 1 kW of electrical power during solar operation

Intersolar 2014 - New Products, New Horizons - KACO new energy at the 2014 Intersolar Europe.

In addition to a line-up of new 1-phase and 3-phase inverters, KACO new energy is also exhibiting highly integrated system solutions for grid-tie and off-grid energy supply.

Widespread hydrogen fueling infrastructure goal of H2FIRST project

Watch this new Energy 101 video to learn more about how fuel cell electric vehicles work.

SULLIVAN SOLAR POWER COMPLETES SOLAR PROJECT ON SDSU LEED PLATINUM STUDENT UNION

San Diego State University Just Got a Little Greener

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