Monthly Archives: March 2013

Verenium Reports Financial Results For The Fourth Quarter And Year Ended December 31, 2012

Company outperforms 2012 revenue, gross profit and operating loss guidance Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM), a leading industrial biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of high-performance enzymes, today reported operating highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Company Highlights Since the beginning of 2012, the Company has […]

First-annual Iowa High School Renewable Energy Conference

Today over 220 high school students from 13 central Iowa high schools gathered for the first-annualIowa High School Renewable Energy Conference at Nevada High School. “I’m really pleased with how the first year turned out,” said Kevin Cooper, event organizer and agriculture educator at Nevada High School. “It is important for Iowa’s students to learn […]

PG&E Honors Martinez Unified School District as 75,000th Solar Customer in Northern and Central California

Utility Presents School District with $1 Million in California Solar Initiative Rebate Incentives Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today celebrated the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) as the 75,000th solar customer in its Northern and Central California service area. Through the California Solar Initiative (CSI) program, PG&E provides rebates that will total more than […]

REA recommends Extension of Successful Renewable Energy Targets

European Commission opens debate on 2030 climate and energy framework and reviews current renewables progress and biofuels policies The REA welcomes two reports published today by the European Commission: a Green Paper on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies [1] and a progress report on renewable energy [2], and a working document on […]

REA Comments on DECC Energy Bills Analysis

Government intervention means modern UK energy infrastructure and potential household savings The Government’s revised analysis of the estimated impact of its energy policies on energy bills was published today [1]. The analysis makes clear the distinction between the cost of energy, and energy bills, which could be reduced by energy efficiency measures and investment in […]

Linzer Products Corporation Reduces Energy Costs with Mitsubishi Electric Photovoltaic System

Linzer Products Corporation, one of the world’s largest manufacturers, importers, and exporters of paint tools and accessories, is replacing all the company’s electricity needs with clean, solar power at its paint brush factory in San Fernando, California. The recent installation of a 614kW DC photovoltaic (PV) system includes 2,730 Mitsubishi Electric solar modules, installed by […]

Brazil and the United States Advance Their Strategic Energy Dialogue

Representatives of the United States and Brazil met in mid-March in Brasilia, Brazil, to advance the Strategic Energy Dialogue, a presidential-level partnership that provides an overarching framework to deepen energy cooperation between the two nations’ energy sectors. The Strategic Energy Dialogue, announced by President Obama and Brazilian President Rousseff in March 2011, created a series […]

Iberdrola and Neoenergia have built Three New Wind Farms in Brazil with a Combined Capacity of 80 Megawatts

As part of its commitment to develop the sector within the country They have completed the Mel II (20 MW) facilities in the state of Rio Grande Do Norte as well as Caetité II (30 MW) and Caetité III (30 MW) in Bahía These three wind farms are equipped with G90 wind turbines supplied by […]

Energy Department Launches New Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative

As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to revitalizing America’s manufacturing sector, today the Energy Department launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI), a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity. The initiative includes private sector partnerships, new funding […]

SolarMax is paving its way to Latin America by opening a new location in Chile

From the end of March, the Swiss inverter manufacturer will be present in Chile, currently one of the most interesting growth markets for photovoltaics. Sputnik Engineering, manufacturer of the SolarMax inverters, is continuing its international expansion by opening a new office in Chile. The Swiss company with its reliance on more than twenty years of […]