Siemens Energy has been awarded an order to supply UVAC 2010 (Universal Vacuum Air Collector) solar receivers for the Megha parabolic trough power plant to be built in Andhra Pradesh, near Hyderabad, India. Megha is now the second project in India to be equipped with solar receivers from Siemens. Purchaser is Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Ltd. Siemens will supply approximately 17,000 solar receivers, which will generate all of the heat for the 50 megawatt (MW) facility. Commissioning for the solar plant is scheduled for spring 2013.
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The sustainability consulting firm was recently notified by the U.S. Green Building Council that Simmons Law Firm's national headquarters building, located in the Middletown Historic District in Alton, Ill., earned LEED certification. The building is the 34th LEED project Vertegy has had a hand in.
The California Public Utilities Commission and NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) have entered into an agreement where NRG will build a comprehensive electric vehicle (EV) charging network in California, investing approximately $100 million over the next four years. "And we will be helping the State meet its clean car goals as embodied by its Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate." This fee-based charging network will consist of at least 200 publicly available fast-charging stations—installed in the San Francisco Bay area, the San Joaquin Valley, the Los Angeles Basin and San Diego County—which can add 50 miles of range in less than 15 minutes of charging. Additionally, NRG's EV infrastructure commitment will include the wiring for at least 10,000 individual charging stations located at homes, offices, multifamily communities, schools and hospitals located across the State. Full Release:
Intelligent PV monitoring system now available for install in the US and Canada
Competitiveness, performance and Indian business expansion among the top themes at the inaugural PV Manufacturing Summit India 2012, taking place 1-2 August in Gurgaon, Delhi.
16 businesses come to San Francisco to champion British cleantech innovation
New HighPower Inverter Provides Reliable, Efficient Energy Storage Link
Renewable energy innovator to expand presence of Second Wind's technology in the UK wind energy market
This fee-based charging network will consist of at least 200 publicly available fast-charging stations
Scale-up alone is unlikely to drive costs low enough for mass adoption, so Lux Research describes the best innovations for reducing battery cost
Clean energy leader extends energy efficiency services and flexible financing to both coasts
Maui Brewing Co. to install Hawaii's first PV and solar thermal system to power brewing process
Bloomberg New Energy Finance research: new Japan feed-in-tariff scheme offers attractive returns for solar and wind projects, setting the stage for renewables to become an important source of electricity
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