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Acciona puts its First Wind Farm in Chile into Service, using the most Powerful Turbines installed in the Country

Punta Palmeras, located in the municipality of Canela, consists of fifteen 3 MW wind turbines using ACCIONA Windpower technology. The energy produced by the wind farm will be sold to the utility Colbún under a long-term supply contract signed with that company. ACCIONA Energía has grid connected the Punta Palmeras wind farm, equipped with fifteen […]

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Boosting Biogasoline Production in Microbes

Joint BioEnergy Institute Researchers Combine Systems Biology with Genetic Engineering to Improve Production of Isopentenol in E.Coli In the on-going effort to develop advanced biofuels as a clean, green and sustainable source of liquid transportation fuels, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) have identified microbial genes that can improve […]

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NREL and Army Validate Energy Savings for Net Zero Energy Installations

Net Zero Energy Installations could save millions a year in energy costs The U.S. Army (Army) has partnered with the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to increase energy security through improved energy efficiency and optimized renewable energy strategies at nine installations in the Army’s portfolio. If all nine of the Army Net Zero […]

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Enerdynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. Appoints James Kerr as CFO and Grants Options

EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) (TSX-V: EHT) (“EHT” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Kerr as Chief Financial Officer of EHT. Mr. Kerr is an accomplished CFO with over twenty years of extensive experience in corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, debt consolidation, corporate finance, financial […]

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Vestas receives a 50 MW order in China

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Hanas, for a total capacity of 50 MW. This is the fourth order from Hanas in 2014. The Hanas order features 25 V100-2.0MW turbines to be installed in Ningxia, a province in the northwest of China, during the second quarter of 2015. President of Vestas Asia […]

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EU 2030 Energy and Climate Targets: the Right Regulatory Framework will lead us way beyond 27% for Renewables!

The European Council has set a binding 40% GHG emissions reduction target, a minimum 27% for renewables – only binding at EU-level- and an indicative 27% for energy efficiency. These targets fall short of the needs of Europeans. More can be achieved with renewables for heating and cooling, and consistent actions on energy security, affordability […]

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Stronger 2030 targets will help renewables get to zero subsidy

Renewables could be cheapest source of low carbon energy by 2030 The Renewable Energy Association is calling on European leaders to set effective renewable energy targets for EU Members States in the 2030 energy and climate framework, which will be finalised at a meeting of the European Council taking place today and tomorrow [1]. With […]

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Southern Company Subsidiary to top 300 MW of Total Solar Generating Capacity with acquisition of New California Facility

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power today announced the acquisition of the 150-megawatt (MW) Solar Gen 2 solar facility in California from First Solar, Inc. As the largest solar facility in the Southern Power portfolio, Solar Gen 2 is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 average California homes. “Our strategic renewable development […]

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DTE Biomass dedicates renewable energy facility in N.C.

Republic Services landfill hosts 9.6-megawatt power plant DTE Biomass Energy today celebrated the completion of its 9.6-megawatt landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead. DTE Biomass Energy last month started operating the facility at the landfill, which is owned and operated by Republic Services of North Carolina. Landfill gas at the […]

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BlueFire Renewables Receives Unprecedented Export-Import Bank of China Letter Of Intent to Provide Debt Financing For a U.S. Bio-Energy Project

BlueFire’s Mississippi Fulton Project Paves the Way For Other U.S./China Renewable Energy Projects BlueFire Renewables, Inc. (OTC: BFRE), a company focused on changing the world’s transportation fuel paradigm through the production of renewable fuels, announced that it has received a Letter of Intent from The Export Import Bank of China (China EXIM) to provide up […]

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