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Argonne and Mississippi State University partner to create energy storage technology solutions for southeast region

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Mississippi State University (MSU) are collaborating to develop new technologies that address next-generation energy storage challenges. Today’s lithium-ion batteries hold more than twice the energy of those released in 1991, and they continue to improve. But even when brought to their energy storage potential, lithium-ion batteries […]

Krishnan Pallassana: Social, Economic, Health Benefits of Off-grid Renewables are Clear

Ahead of the first-ever India Off-Grid Energy Summit in New Delhi, Krishnan Pallassana, India Director, The Climate Group, outlines how the benefits of connecting renewable off-grid energy to rural communities holds a wealth of social and health benefits as well as economic opportunities. The direct and indirect climate benefits from our flagship Bijli – Clean […]

Polaris Infrastructure announces 2015 Second Quarter Results

Polaris Infrastructure Inc. (TSX: PIF) (“Polaris Infrastructure” or the “Company”), a Toronto-based company engaged in the operation, acquisition and development of renewable energy projects in Latin America, is pleased to announce its operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. This earnings release should be read in conjunction with Polaris Infrastructure’s financial statements, and […]

Hydraulic Fracturing Not Part of New Zealand Geothermal Development

New Zealand Geothermal Association (NZGA) has today addressed statements made by the Hon Dr Nick Smith and the subsequent media reporting in relation to hydraulic fracturing (“fracking” or “fraccing”) in New Zealand. Executive Officer, Brian White, said in response to recent statements made by the Hon Dr Nick Smith, “While certain similarities exist between drilling […]

Battery Cathode Developed by Argonne Powers Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Increasing the number of plug-in electric vehicles on America’s roads can help reduce our dependence on petroleum, improving our economic, environmental, and energy security. But without research undertaken at Argonne National Laboratory, supported by EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), PEVs may have had a very different, slower introduction to the market. Today, batteries in both […]

Construction of the world’s first modular large-scale battery storage system begins in Aachen

Today marks the official start of construction of the modular large-scale battery storage system M5BAT on the premises of RWTH Aachen University. Storage systems like this represent an important building block for the expansion of renewable energies, as they make a significant contribution to system stability. They also open up a broad range of areas […]

U.S. Geothermal reports First Six Months 2015 Results, updates 2015 Guidance, and provides Project Update

Mid-Year Highlights • Steady consolidated Revenue, Net Income and EBITDA for First Six Months • U.S. Geothermal’s Net Income, As Adjusted up 329% and Net Income up 167% • Significant advancement of 2 development projects • 2015 Guidance is reaffirmed and tightened • Board of Directors approves stock repurchase program • Board of Directors examining […]

Capstone to provide 1.2 MW of Clean Power for Oil Field Project in Alaska

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for two C600 dual mode microturbines to power a facility and on-site equipment at an oil field project in Alaska. Horizon Power Systems and Chenega Energy, two of Capstone’s North American distributors, worked […]

NREL to Play Pivotal Role in White House Initiative to Bolster America’s Manufacturing Future

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Wind Technology Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is now part of a multimillion-dollar White House initiative known as the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), which was created to foster emerging technologies that will produce high-quality manufacturing jobs and enhance America’s global competitiveness. Specifically, NREL […]

U.S. Geothermal Inc. advances Two Significant Development Projects

U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce it is advancing two significant development projects. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, U.S. Geothermal Guatemala, S.A., started drilling well EC-2 at the El Ceibillo Project today. Additionally, the Company has successfully […]