Monthly Archives: December 2012

U.S. Geothermal provides Update

U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, provides this update on its three operating projects. Neal Hot Springs, Oregon All three modules are operating and for the past three days have averaged 22.4 net megawatts per operating hour (31.5 gross megawatts). Module […]

Water Conservation Just One of Many Reasons to Support Wind Energy

The United States has been looking for more ways to become energy independent for many years. American Corn Growers Foundation Consultant Dan McGuire says wind energy is a great source for many reasons. One reason in particular is its benefit for rural economic development. Over the past couple of years, corn prices have been strong […]

EDF Renewable Energy Announces Operation of the 161 MW Spinning Spur Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy, formerly enXco, today announced that the 161 megawatt Spinning Spur Wind Project, located in Oldham County, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Amarillo, is operational and supplying electricity to the regional transmission grid. The project, comprised of 70 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines, will deliver carbon-free electricity for the benefit of Southwestern Public […]

Finavera Wind Energy Signs Agreement for $40 million sale of British Columbia Wind Project Portfolio

Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (‘Finavera Wind Energy’, ‘Finavera’ or the ‘Company’) (TSX-V: FVR) is pleased to announce that after a thorough review of a number of corporate transaction options and numerous proposals from interested parties, Finavera’s Special Committee of the Board has recommended and approved the signing of an agreement with Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada […]

FuelCell Energy Acquires Remaining Interest in Versa Power Systems, a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Developer

Acquires World-class technology platform and expertise Provides growth opportunities in adjacent markets FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL) a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced that it has acquired the remaining shares of Versa Power Systems, Inc. (Versa). Versa is a leading solid […]

Energy Transition for the Home: Conergy complete Systems with Sun Storage

Solar power around the clock, totally carefree – greater independence, security and design Conergy gives Germany’s house owners greater independence. With the complete solar systems from the Hamburg system supplier including a sun storage and a comprehensive carefree service package, the road is now clear for clean solar power around the clock. Private households can […]

City of Los Angeles Lights San Fernando Road Pathway with Carmanah Outdoor Lighting Systems

City confirms commitment to sustainable lighting by Carmanah with 140 EverGEN 1710 systems for public path The City of Los Angeles has selected Carmanah’s EverGEN 1710 solar powered lights in an order of 140 systems to illuminate a new pathway on a public road in the San Fernando Valley. Improving safety and furthering the City’s […]

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Critical to avoiding Sudden Wind Energy Downturn

New “white-board” video explains how Production Tax Credit works The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is calling on Congress to include an extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit in any legislation to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” or risk half the jobs in the wind industry if the Production Tax Credit expires Dec. 31. […]

centrotherm photovoltaics wins Important Order from China

At the beginning of 2013, centrotherm photovoltaics will deliver solar cell production systems for anti-reflective coating and phosphorous diffusion with a capacity of 300 megawatts to CECEP Solar Energy Technology (Zhenjiang) Co., Ltd. The tender for this solar cell line key equipment occurred as part of the first capacity expansion of their cell and module […]

Iberdrola Appoints Areva Wind As Preferred Turbine Supplier For Its Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm In Germany

The company reaffirms its commitment to Germany’s renewable energy market Both companies will enter into further negotiations to define commercial and technical aspects of the final supply contract The Wikinger offshore wind project, currently being developed in the Baltic Sea, will have approximately 400 MW installed capacity Iberdrola is also considering using as a complement […]