The Obama administration unveiled a slew of actions Thursday aimed at improving energy efficiency and increasing the use of solar power in homes and businesses, including $68 million in spending. The White House said the actions would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 300 million metric tons by 2030, the equivalent of 60 million cars’ emissions in a year. They will also save $10 billion in energy costs. The actions, together with commitments from states, communities, companies and others, are part of President Obama’s second-term push to reduce carbon emissions in an effort to mitigate climate change. They follow other recent efforts to help the solar power industry, including a series of announcements in April to spur solar deployment, a White House-hosted summit on solar power and a May decision to install solar power panels on the White House. The Department of Agriculture will spend $68 million on 540 renewable energy and energy-efficiency projects in rural areas, 240 of which are for solar power. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will announce the program, the White House said.
The report Wind Power in Italy, Market Outlook to 2025, offer comprehensive information and understanding of the wind power market.
Thanks to the successful performances recorded, a contract for a second similar plant in Italy was recently awarded to Turboden. A new generation of heat recovery plants, proven in energy intensive industries, provides valuable benefits in terms of energy efficiency, sustainability and competitive
Next Generation Energy® releases a natural gas option for the Sun Bandit® Solar Hybrid Water Heating System. With no net-metering required for installation or operation, providing the choice of a natural gas or propane backup energy source gives more people the freedom to choose energy independence.
Turboden, leading company in the production of Organic A new generation of heat recovery plants, proven in energy intensive industries, provides valuable benefits in terms of energy efficiency, sustainability and competitiveness, also to the steel and metal industry.
A new study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that wind energy could stabilize the energy grid of the eastern U.S. Grid stabilization is often an issue where renewable energy is concerned. At times, clean energy systems can generate more electrical power than an energy grid can handle. Frequency regulation plays a major role in grid stabilization in the U.S., and wind turbines may be a new solution to the stabilization problem. Frequency regulation is the process through which the operators of an energy grid police the frequency of the infrastructure’s alternating current. Energy grids are strictly controlled throughout the U.S. and are mean to put out electric currents with frequencies of 60 Hertz. In order to maintain this frequency, grid operators regularly change how much electricity is being funneled into the grid. Destabilization occurs when frequency is not properly regulated. Wind turbines could be a new solution to this problem. According to the study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, wind turbines could be controlled to affect grid stabilization. The study shows that wind turbines can be tweaked using simple, commercially available mechanical parts. By changing the way these turbines generate electrical power, grid operators may be able to effectively control how much energy is coming into the grid.
The clock is ticking on ESOS, and overcoming widespread industry inertia is important if UK companies are to get the best out of the scheme, advises the ESOS Info Hub team…
The Helen Lamp is one of nine products chosen out of 120 entrants to help the GSA Meet its 2015 Energy Reduction and Sustainability Goals
Ranked #1 third-party EPC player as well as #1 domestic module supplier for 2014
– Costs of renewable energy sources continue to drop – – Study highlights need for diverse power generation technologies –
Energy Storage for the Grid is Expected to Reach $15.6 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2024, According to Navigant Research
Technology vendors are moving down the supply chain to supply deployment solutions, report concludes
- Acquisition of Goal Zero to help NRG empower the modern mobile lifestyle with solar power and battery-pack products -
- Heraeus PV to highlight its successful European collaborations and strengthen intellectual property portfolio
"Demand for MLPE has been driven by key markets such as the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia"
Ube Group and Showa Shell Sekiyu bring on stream one of Yamaguchi Prefecture's largest PV plants using high-performance CIS modules
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