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Capstone to Upgrade European Distribution Center for Major Italian Food Retailer

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 a C800 microturbine to upgrade a major European distribution center for Italian food retailer, Conad, in Fiano Romano, Italy. IBT Group, Capstone’s Italian distributor, secured the order, which is expected to be […]

Ormat Signs Power Purchase Agreement for Second Phase of Don A. Campbell Geothermal Plant in Nevada

Second phase will double the existing power plant’s capacity Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that its subsidiary entered into a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) for interstate delivery of electricity from the second phase of Don A. Campbell in Mineral County, Nevada. Under the terms of […]

Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Five-Year Partnership to Advance Hydropower

The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works announced today that the three agencies have extended their partnership to advance hydropower development for an additional five years. The renewal agreement signed today commits the agencies to a specific, ambitious agenda for hydropower, building upon […]

Capstone to Upgrade Plastics Manufacturing Plant in El Salvador With Microturbine Power

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it has secured an order to upgrade the Salvaplastic manufacturing plant in San Salvador, El Salvador. This will serve as Capstone’s first project in El Salvador with hopes that it will encourage the development of future projects […]

New Research Reveals Impact of China’s Carbon Policies on Business

Seismic policy shifts are underway in China as it transitions toward a lower-carbon, more resource efficient economy, according to a series of new reports by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). IISD examined over 100 low-carbon policies to assess their impact on China’s 1,600 industrial development zones. The research also contains a first-of-its kind […]

Green Finance is a Growing Focus for China

Report on “Greening China’s Financial System” coming in April Green finance will accelerate the transition toward a sustainable economy in China and improve China’s financial system. This is according to a preliminary report from the Financial Research Institute of the Development Research Center of the State Council of China (DRC) and the International Institute for […]

Air Products Increases Quarterly Dividend for 33rd Consecutive Year

The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE:APD) today increased the quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock to 81 cents per share from 77 cents, representing an increase of five percent. The dividend is payable on May 11, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2015. This marks […]

Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands. As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to partner with Tribal Nations, these projects provide Indian Tribes and Alaska Native villages clean energy options […]

RenewableUK comments on Chancellor’s Budget announcement on financial support for pioneering Tidal Lagoon energy project

For the renewable energy sector, the most significant part of today’s Budget speech was the announcement by the Chancellor George Osborne that the Government is opening talks with Tidal Lagoon Power on providing financial support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project. RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal Development Manager Dee Nunn said: “This is a significant […]

Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Advance Low-Impact Hydropower Technologies

On March 18, EERE’s Water Power Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity titled “Research and Development of Innovative Technologies for Low Impact Hydropower Development.” This funding will support the research and development of new innovations in hydropower drivetrain and civil works technologies for low-impact hydropower development. While hydropower already supplies […]