Monthly Archives: January 2013

Igancio Galan gives Overview of the 2012 Financial Year for Iberdrola Group Employees

During the Chairman´s annual meeting with employees The event was held via live multimedia connections with the Company’s main headquarters around the world The Chairman thanked all employees for their commitment to the IBERDROLA business project and their dedication in a difficult environment IBERDROLA Chairman Ignacio Galán today gave thanks to Group employees for their […]

EPA Proposes 2013 Renewable Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing the 2013 percentage standards for four fuel categories that are part of the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard program (RFS2). The proposal announced today will be open for a 45-day public comment period and EPA will consider feedback from a range of stakeholders before the proposal is finalized. […]

First Solar acquires 50 MWAC Macho Springs Project from Element Power Solar

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and Element Power Solar today announced that First Solar has acquired the 50-megawattAC (MW) Macho Springs Solar project that Element Power Solar has developed in Luna County, N.M. When complete, it will be the state’s largest solar power project. The photovoltaic (PV) solar project is expected to be completed in […]

GE Introduces 2.5-120, the World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine—the First Brilliant Wind Turbine

Combines World-Class Efficiency and Power Output at Low Wind Speed Sites, Delivering Lower Cost of Electricity for Customers The 2.5-120 is GE’s First Brilliant Wind Turbine Integrating Energy Storage, Advanced Controls and Forecasting Algorithms Analyzing and Communicating Tens of Thousands of Data Points a Second, Driving Higher Wind Farm Output, Services Productivity and New Revenue […]

Texas and California are Top States in Record-Breaking Year for American Wind Industry

The US wind industry installed a record amount of wind capacity in 2012, providing enough clean, affordable energy to power the equivalent of almost 15 million homes. The surge in wind capacity was lead by the states of Texas and California. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the US installed a new record […]

Minister hails Renewable Opportunity for NI but Key Risks Remain

The significant contribution and key needs of the renewable energy industry to the economic and environmental future of Northern Ireland will top the agenda at the annual Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group (NIRIG) conference being held today in Belfast. The “NI wind energy – the scale of the opportunity” conference will also examine the strategic […]

Canadian Solar to Receive US$40 Million Loan

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that Credit Suisse will provide the Company with an up to US$40 million, 1 year tenor loan. The loan will be used to finance Canadian Solar’s previously announced acquisition of 4 solar projects in Ontario, […]

SunEdison and CAP sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile

Expected to be largest solar plant in Latin America This project affirms SunEdison’s leadership as a solar energy producer in Chile and across Latin America. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2013. SunEdison, a leading global solar energy services provider and subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, […]

SolarCity and Murrieta Valley Unified School District Flip the Switch on Twenty Solar Projects Expected to Save $23 million

Already in the Top 10 Cities for California Solar, New Projects Enhance Murrieta’s Environmental Leadership The Murrieta Valley Unified School District is reaping the benefits of solar power systems totaling more than 2.3 megawatts at all 19 district schools and the district support center. Designed and installed by SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), a national leader in […]

Fossil Energy-Developed Fuel Cell Technology Being Adapted by Navy for Advanced Unmanned Undersea Vehicles

Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology Supported by Research Funding from Office of Naval Research Solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology being developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for coal-based central power generation is being adapted by the U.S. Office of Naval Research for use in advanced unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs). The Navy believes […]