First Commercial Operation of GE's 2.5-120 High Output Wind Turbine

GE's 2.5-120 Wind Turbine Generates Power to Help Meet the Energy Needs of Approximately 2,000 German Homes ---Investor is Max Bögl Wiesner Gmbh ---The 2.5-120's Advanced Control Technology and a Specially Designed Hybrid Tower Configuration Make It Advantageous for Low Wind Locations

The US has 43 nuclear power plants' worth of solar energy in the pipeline

The boom in solar energy in the US  in recent years? You haven’t seen anything yet. The pipeline of photovoltaic projects has grown 7% over the past 12 months andnow stands at 2,400 solar installations that would generate 43,000 megawatts(MW), according to a report released today by market research firm NPD Solarbuzz. If all these projects are built, their peak electricity output would be equivalent to that of 43 big nuclear power plants, and enough to keep the lights on in six million American homes. Only 8.5% of the pipeline is currently being installed, with most of it still in the planning stages. Some projects will inevitably get canceled or fail to raise financing. But there’s reason to believe that a good chunk of these solar power plants and rooftop installations will get built over the next two years. That’s because a crucial US tax break for renewable energy projects is set to fall from 30% to 10% at the end of 2016. So there will be a rush to get projects online. In 2012, for instance, wind developers installed a record 13,131 MW as a key tax credit was set to expire, accounting for 42% of all new US electricity capacity that year.  (The US Congress subsequently renewed the tax break for another year.)

Joyce Solar Trackers - Proven Quality

Did you know that Joyce solar actuators and motorized jacks are used to reliably track the sun on six continents? More and more customers are relying on the full line of solar jacks and actuators Joyce provides to deliver high quality service year after year.

Buen Power Peru Announces USAID Grant to bring Solar Lights to 10,000 rural Peruvians

Battery Seminar: Pangaea Ventures & Enevate Join Venture Panel; Early Bird Extended to December 3rd

Join us on 28-29 January 2014 and enjoy informal discussions, interactive Q&As, a facility tour (AVL full-vehicle test bed), an evening cocktails reception, complimentary meals, networking, and much more. Event includes an exclusive Venture Panel focusing on the battery industry.

HENDRIX SPACER CABLE SYSTEMS IDEAL FOR UPGRADING EXISTING DISTRIBUTION INFRASTRUCTURE

Hendrix, a premier provider of high quality overhead and underground power distribution products, announces that Hendrix Spacer Cable is an excellent solution for saving money, and improving reliability when upgrading distribution infrastructure.

PROINSO delivers 310kWp to six commercial and residential solar PV installations in Japan

• The products were delivered in November to six installations of 50kWp each, all of them located in the Gunma prefecture on Honshu Island, Japan. • Back in 2011, PROINSO decided to strengthen its presence in the solar PV market in Asia, opening a commercial branch in Tokyo to start operating in Jap

Louisville University to reward the inventor of low-cost solar

Swiss chemist Michael Grätzel, to whom we owe the discovery of a new simpler and less expensive silicon cells that can be used to produce solar cell, won the first prize "Leigh Ann Conn" dedicated to renewable energies assigned by the University of Louisville.

Ecotech Institute's Clean Jobs Index Shows More Than One Million Clean Energy Jobs Exist

National study, from the third quarter of 2013, also notes an increase in alternative fueling stations and ranks the top states in energy efficiency

Xtreme Power Announces New Energy Storage Project in Hawaii

Marks Eighth Hawaiian Installation

TRA Snow and Sun, Inc., Announces New Universal Snow Guard for Roof Snow Retention

TRA Snow and Sun designs Universal Snow Bracket which is less expensive than other, larger snow guards and will compete with plastic snow guards. The new snow guard attaches to most roof types.

Silicon Energy Wins Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2013 Later Stage Award

For cleantech success in Best in Solar and Wind, Silicon Energy honored at Corporate Cleantech Venture Day in Lahti, Finland

US Navy to deploy WindSentinel floating LiDAR

The Vindicator LiDAR has passed the initial side by side testing process overseen by DNV GL and will be shipped to California for deployment in December.

UK: Conergy to build solar power plants totaling 40 MW out of 90 MW pipeline

Conergy and UK partner Camborne Energy sell 40 MW of 90 MW solar farm portfolio to investors ----Conergy secures exclusive EPC rights for entire 90 MW project pipeline ----40 MW of power plants ready to be built, further solar parks with approximately 50 MW under development ----Conergy Management Board Member Gorski: "Conergy is stronger than ever with its new owner Kawa. We intend to grow our share of the project development and financing business."

Golden West Power Partners Select 147 GE 1.7-100 Brilliant Wind Turbines to Power Colorado Wind Farm

GE's 1.7-100 Wind Turbine, Most Efficient in Its Class, Selected for This Project ----Golden West Wind Farm Will Provide Nearly 250 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Colorado Grid ----GE to Provide Five-Year Full Service Agreement for Golden West Wind Farm

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Easy monitoring with weather sensors from Lufft

Easy monitoring with weather sensors from Lufft

Professional weather sensors form the heart of large solar plants supporting their operation and performance. Lufft was the first manufacturer to combine several sensors in one housing, bringing the largest multiparameter weather sensor family with 19 members into being. Many of them are well-suited for solar site assessment and continuous monitoring. The most commonly used one is the WS600 delivering data on temperature, air pressure, wind, relative humidity and precipitation. Through its open protocol, it can easily be attached to radiation sensors e.g. from Kipp&Zonen. Other models have an integrated Silicon, Second Class or Secondary Standard radiation sensor.