SAIL Venture Partners said that its portfolio company Xtreme Power, a provider of Dynamic Power Resources (DPRs), and Xcel Energy have formed a partnership to deploy a 1MW system to collect operational data on the integration of energy storage and solar energy systems in US.
Some Florida businesses are squeezing a trickle of fuel from algae, claiming they can help power the world. But right now, a few expensive drops in the bucket are all they have to show. On 1,000 acres on the northwest shores of Lake Apopka, Orlando businessman Nick VandenBrekel touts a new crop for Florida that he says can help boost the state's economy as it provides another source of alternative energy. His company, Agrisys, has raised more than $25 million from investors and plans to break ground this quarter on ponds and a small refinery where VandenBrekel says Agrisys will be able to grow algae, process it into an oil, and refine the oil into jet fuel, diesel or gasoline. The operation, he says, will be "the world's first large-scale, vertically integrated algae-to-biofuels facility."
Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received orders to supply turbines with a total capacity of 117MW for German and Italian wind power projects.
Summary Dart Energy, Essar Exploration unveil latest developments on unconventional gas investments & projects at 4th UGas summit. The authoritative panel of experts includes Trevor Morgan (former Senior Economist for IEA) addressing natural gas markets, and more!
2G - CENERGY received an order for a biogas CHP cogeneration plant to be installed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, supplying the University Campus with electricity and thermal energy.
Thorough training in weatherization is required for most employers to even consider a worker as having the ability to successfully carry out basic responsibilities.
In order to be a part of the renewable energy industry, workers need to be skilled in solar education. Those wanting to be solar sales professionals or solar PV installers must attend solar certification courses in order to be part of the skilled workforce Secretary Chu mentioned.
ActaCell has been awarded a funding of about $3m over a 3-year period from the US Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the production scale up of nanocomposite alloy anode materials for lithium-ion batteries to be used in electric vehicles (EVs) and othe
Sure, you've heard about Big Government. But have you seen its energy bill? With $25 billion in annual power and fuel costs, the U.S. government is the largest single energy consumer in the nation's economy, and among the largest in the world. Of course, the 500,000 buildings the government leases or owns include not only office space, but supercomputers, hospitals, and aviation safety radar facilities. And the 600,000 vehicles that Uncle Sam has to tank up include those conveying troops engaged in active combat. For years, it has been clear that there's a big opportunity in the sheer size of this energy footprint. The U.S. Congress has been setting federal efficiency goals since 1978—in hope not only of cutting costs and foreign oil dependence, but also of leading the way for energy savings in the private sector. The Obama administration now is seeking to ramp up that effort dramatically—with the help of an unprecedented $4.5 billion in stimulus funds to be spent by next September entirely for federal green building and renovation projects. By executive order, the federal government is aiming to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 28 percent by 2020.
Siemens has won an order from MidAmerican Energy to supply 258 units of its SWT-2.3-101 turbine for three wind energy projects in the US state of Iowa.
The year 2011 will serve as an important test of commercial viability for new electric vehicles (EVs) with the introductions of EVs projected to gain momentum in 2011 accompanied by the widespread arrival of charging station networks,reveals a new report from Pike Research.
Risen Energy To Invest 800M Yuan On Solar Cell Project
The American Institute of Renewable Energy (AIRE) celebrates the comments of both Vice President Biden and Nancy Sutley because AIRE also realizes the necessity of weatherizing homes to be more energy efficient.
Census report claims that the solar energy industry is employing many along the solar value chain, including installation, wholesale trade, manufacturing, utilities, and all other fields.
SunEdison has received the final payment of EUR230m from First Reserve for the sale of a 70MW photovoltaic power plant located near the town of Rovigo in northeast Italy.
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