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Energy Department Awards $100 Million for Innovative Energy Research

The Energy Department on June 18 awarded $100 million for 32 Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) that will accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy. The announced awards are the second round of funding through the Department’s Office of Science for EFRCs, and the research supported by this initiative will enable […]

Small Businesses Receive $3 Million in Support from the Energy Department

The Energy Department on June 20 announced $3.2 million to launch the National Incubator Initiative for Clean Energy, which will create a national support network to serve the clean energy small business and entrepreneur community. The Initiative will establish a suite of technological and training resources, connect critical industry and energy sector partners, enhance incubator […]

Renewable Energy Association comments on draft budget for Contracts for Difference scheme

Planned budget will not ensure value for money for consumers The Government has published the draft budget this morning for the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, setting out the level of funding that will be available for new renewable power projects under CfDs. The scheme was granted State Aid approval yesterday and secondary legislation […]

REA welcomes clarity on Fourth Carbon Budget

Long term signals vital for securing investment and creating jobs in renewables The REA welcomes the Government’s confirmation today that the Fourth Carbon Budget, setting greenhouse gas emissions limits for the period 2023 to 2027, will be set in line with the advice of the Committee on Climate Change and the target in the Climate […]

Air Products Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Financial Results

Third Quarter Highlights Seifi Ghasemi appointed chairman, president and chief executive officer Underlying sales growth of four percent versus prior year Diluted EPS of $1.46 up seven percent versus prior year Signed third floating LNG project Air Products (NYSE:APD) today reported third quarter results led by strong performance in Merchant Gases, and Electronics and Performance […]

Capstone Expands Footprint in Indonesia With Sale of a C800 at a Cement Factory

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order from Indonesia for a Capstone C800 system to power a cement factory in Balikpapan. The order was secured by Serba Dinamik, Capstone’s exclusive distributor for Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei and is expected to […]

Energy Department Announces Up to $31 Million for Initial Phases of Enhanced Geothermal Systems Field Observatory

As part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced up to $31 million to establish the initial phases of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), a field laboratory dedicated to cutting-edge research on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). EGS are engineered reservoirs, created beneath the surface of the Earth, […]

RenewableUK comments on New Research showing Value of Tidal Lagoons Sector

RenewableUK has today commented on new research on tidal lagoon technology. The research shows that if six tidal lagoons were constructed around the coasts the sector could supply as much as 8% of the UK’s electricity needs and during peak of construction employ nearly 71,000 people. The paper, authored by Centre for Economics and Business […]

Energy Department Announces $4.5 Million to Expand Usage of Alternative Fuels

In support of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced up to $4.5 million in funding to expand the use of alternative fuels through the Clean Cities program, which works with nearly 100 local coalitions and thousands of stakeholders across the country to decrease the use of petroleum in transportation. Alternative fuel […]

REA welcomes calls for Government to accelerate green transport fuels and heating technologies

Influential reports urge Government to cut carbon from driving and heating The Government has made good progress on renewable electricity but needs to ramp up efforts to bring renewable transport fuels and heating technologies into the mainstream, according to a report published today by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) [1]. A separate report by […]