Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wind Energy passes 30%

By the end of 2012 wind energy covered more than 30% of Denmark’s electricity consumption. Denmark is thus still well on its way toward the target of 50% wind energy in 2020, and remains the country in the world that has the highest share of wind energy in the electricity system. The share of 30% […]

Yingli Green Energy Establishes Strategic Partnership with SAP

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), a leading solar energy company and one of the world’s largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand “Yingli Solar,” today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership agreement (the “Agreement”) with SAP AG, a world […]

Green-e Energy Certifies NIPSCO’s New Green Power Option for Indiana Customers

Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Merrillville, IN–based Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO’s) new Green Power Program has been certified by Green-e® Energy. NIPSCO joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading certification and verification program for renewable energy. “We […]

Energy Department Announces New SunShot Projects to Harness the Power of Big Data

As part of the Energy Department’s SunShot Initiative, the Department today announced seven data-driven projects to unearth new opportunities for reducing costs and accelerating solar energy deployment in the United States. These projects – located in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas – will result in viable methods for dramatically transforming the operations […]

Air Products Board Elects New Director

David H. Y. Ho, chairman of Kiina Investment, has been elected to Air Products’ (NYSE:APD) board of directors. John McGlade, chairman, president and CEO of Air Products, noted that “David’s extensive experience establishing and building businesses in China will bring significant value to the company as we execute on our strategy there.” Based in Beijing, […]

Wind Energy Top Source for New Generation in 2012; American Wind Power installed New Record of 13,124 MW

4Q numbers show 2012 was best year ever, as industry reached 60,000 MW; Texas, California, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois are leaders The U.S. wind energy industry had its strongest year ever in 2012, the American Wind Energy Association announced today, installing a record 13,124 megawatts (MW) of electric generating capacity, leveraging $25 billion in private investment,and […]

Biofuels Blend Right In

Researchers Show Ionic Liquids Effective for Pre-Treating Mixed Blends of Biofuel Feedstocks Winemakers have long known that blending different grape varietals can favorably balance the flavor characteristics of the wine they produce. In the future, makers of advanced biofuels might use a similar strategy, blending different feedstock varieties to balance the energy characteristics of the […]

China to cap Energy Consumption through Alternative Fuels and Efficiency

Chinese Government has announced plans to cap energy consumption by 4 billion tons of coal equivalent by increasing clean energy use and improving energy efficiency, in a bid to boost energy security, lower emissions and lessen pollution levels. China’s State Council announced the new goals in its 12th five-year energy development plan, which states that […]

New Research Highlights Economic Opportunities to Wales from Onshore Wind Energy

Report commissioned by industry and the Welsh Government indicates the significant economic opportunities that onshore wind offers to Welsh economy £2.3 billion Gross Value Added and 2,000 jobs could be added to the economy if Welsh Government ambitions for onshore wind are met. The potential opportunities of onshore wind to Wales have been revealed today […]

Spain: Conergy Plant to produce Solar Power from the Cheese Factory Roof – Conergy Installation generates 55% of Award-Winning Cheese Producer’s Consumption

Conergy is helping to produce “green” traditional cheese in Spain. With the 200 kilowatt plant on the 16,145.87 square feet of roof space of the cheese factory and farm Finca “Pago Los Vivales” in Coreses in the province of Zamora in Castile and León, the sheep cheese producer “Baltasar Moralejo e Hijos” will be producing […]