Monthly Archives: March 2013

Making Do with More: Joint BioEnergy Institute Researchers Engineer Plant Cell Walls to Boost Sugar Yields for Biofuels

When blessed with a resource in overwhelming abundance it’s generally a good idea to make valuable use of that resource. Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant organic material on Earth. For thousands of years it has been used as animal feed, and for the past two centuries has been a staple of the paper industry. […]

Ohio Senator Opposes Renewable Energy Standard He Once Supported, Linking it to Communist Policy

Popular, Bipartisan State Law Delivers Strong Economic Benefits Ohio state Sen. Bill Seitz told the Wall Street Journal that the state’s renewable energy standard reminded him of “Joseph Stalin’s five-year plan.” Seitz, who joined a nearly unanimous group of democratically elected state lawmakers to pass Ohio’s renewable energy standard in 2008, has since reversed his […]

Martifer Solar Names New Executive Officers in North America

Martifer Solar USA is pleased to announce several changes in the executive leadership effective this month. As the company begins its fifth year in operation, it has reached a new level of growth. The transition in the executive team will position Martifer Solar USA for further development and alignment with its long-term growth strategy. The […]

SOLON Expands, Providing Solar Energy Solutions throughout North America

SOLON Corporation, one of the largest providers of turnkey solar power plant services in the United States, announced today it has expanded across several growing solar markets in North America. SOLON’s team is focused on developing, designing, constructing, financing and servicing solar projects that meet the unique needs of utilities, businesses and public institutions. With […]

Gov. Cuomo’s NY-Sun Competitive Solar Program Off to a Bright Start

10 year program set to make New York a national leader in solar energy, jobs Governor Cuomo’s NY-Sun Competitive PV Program is drawing strong participation from New York energy customers and solar developers. In a successful first round, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded $46 million for 76 large-scale projects […]

Plug Power announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2012. Plug Power is pleased to announce that for the full year 2012, expansion of our customer base in North America continued with new, first-time orders from Stihl, Mercedes Benz, Lowe’s, […]

Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG raises fresh capital of 10.65 Mio. EUR

1,775,157 new shares at a subscription price of 6.00 Euro successfully place Funding until break even based on current business planning secured Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG successfully placed 1,775,157 new shares equaling gross proceeds of EUR 10.65 Mio. The capital increase was carried out without subscription rights of the authorized capital based on management resolutions […]

GT Advanced Technologies and Powertec Energy Corporation Sign Memorandum of Understanding

GT Advanced Technologies (NASDAQ: GTAT) and Powertec Energy Corporation (“Powertec”) announced today the execution of a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which states Powertec’s intention to purchase polysilicon technology and equipment from GT for their phase 2 and 3 expansion projects. Design work for these projects has begun and Powertec currently expects to begin ordering GT […]

Ballard Announces Close of U.S. Offering

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) has announced the closing of an underwritten offering (“Offering”) of 7,275,000 units for gross offering proceeds of approximately U.S. $8.0 million, under the terms disclosed in the Company’s press release of March 21, 2013. Each unit in the Offering is comprised of one common share priced at U.S. $1.10 […]

SunEdison ROC Celebrates 1GW of Solar Energy Under Management

SunEdison Renewable Operation Centers Provide Operations, Monitoring, Reporting and Asset Management Services for over 1GW of Solar Assets Worldwide SunEdison, a leading worldwide solar energy services provider and a subsidiary of MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (NYSE:WFR), today announced a global milestone in the company’s solar operations as it now has more than 1 gigawatt (GW) […]