Monthly Archives: March 2013

Renewables now a Major Contributor to UK Energy

Renewable electricity up 20% on previous year 2012 was a strong year for the performance of renewable energy generation, mainly due to new renewable power projects coming on-stream, Government figures reveal today [1]. 11.3% of the UK’s electricity last year was generated from renewables overall, and 12.5% in the fourth quarter. Much of this growth […]

Altair Nanotechnologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (“Altair”) (NASDAQ: ALTI) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2012. For the year ended December 31, 2012, Altair reported revenues of $1.5 million compared to $5.2 million in 2011. The gross loss was $1.3 million compared to $571,000 a year ago. The net loss […]

New Hampshire Senate votes to Continue Support for Renewable Energy

The New Hampshire state Senate voted 20-4 today against a moratorium on new wind energy projects in the state. The decision allows communities in New Hampshire to continue to develop cost-effective, environmentally friendly wind farms. Wind energy and related activities have created nearly 1,000 jobs in New Hampshire and provide revenues for local towns, school […]

GE Prototype of World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine Operational at European Test Site

New Brilliant Wind Turbine Analyzes Tens of Thousands of Data Points Every Second for Better Wind Management 2.5-120 Prototype Fully Operational at Netherlands Test Facility Design to Undergo Testing and Validation through Fall 2013 GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that a prototype of the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine, the new 2.5-120, is operational […]

U.S. Geothermal announces Results for the 9 Month Period ended December 31st, 2012

U.S. Geothermal Inc. (the “Company”), a leading renewable energy company focused on the production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today an update on its operations and reported its financial and operating results for the nine months ended December 31st, 2012 (‘the Year End’). This earnings release should be read in conjunction with […]

CanWEA congratulates CAW on First Union-owned Wind Turbine in Canada

The Canadian Wind Energy Association congratulates the Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) as a single wind turbine begins operations in Port Elgin, Ontario this week. The turbine is sited on the grounds of the union’s Family Education Centre (FEC) and will generate the equivalent of 50 to 60 per cent of the FEC’s energy needs. […]

Solarcentury makes Senior Appointments

New appointments to strengthen UK and international teams as Solarcentury expands to new markets. Bertrand Belben, Director of International Business Development – Bertrand joins Solarcentury as it embarks on a programme of international expansion. He will focus on developing business in emerging markets such as Africa and Latin America. Previously, Bertrand was a Business Development […]

Ram Power announces 2012 Year End Results

HIGHLIGHTS San Jacinto-Tizate Project Phase I, which commenced commercial operation in January 2012, generated 299,904 net MWh resulting in revenue of $28.1 million (an increase of 529%) and Adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) of $10.4 million in 2012 compared to revenue of $4.4 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $(12.6) million in 2011; Successfully negotiated a […]

Pacific Ethanol, Inc. reports Fourth Quarter and Year-end 2012 Financial Results

Company to hold earnings conference call on April 2nd at 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEIX), the leading marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western United States, reported its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Neil Koehler, the company’s president and […]

Global Consortium pledges US$532 Million to Pacific Renewables

At the close of the Pacific Energy Summit in Auckland, New Zealand yesterday, a consortium of countries and international banking institutions announced that a funding package of US$532 million has been secured to fund renewable energy projects across the Pacific. Pacific countries presented 79 projects at the Summit, providing donors and the private sector with […]