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Capstone Turbine Secures Order to Upgrade South Korean Residential High-Rise

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received a one megawatt order for a new residential high-rise building in Masan, South Korea. Yongwon Total Solution, Capstone’s South Korean partner, secured the order. According to the United Nations, South Korea ranks as the […]

NRG eVgo Completes Largest Corporate Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Southern California

Sony Pictures Entertainment employees at three locations can charge their electric cars while they work NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and will manage 60 charging stations at Sony Pictures Entertainment’s historic Lot […]

REA and STA to go separate ways

The Renewable Energy Association and Solar Trade Association will end their formal affiliation on 1 January 2015. The two associations became affiliated in March 2011, when the STA merged with the REA’s Solar Power Group and relaunched with representation of both the solar heating and solar power industries. Next year the two associations will become […]

Renewable natural gas: green innovation from the city of Saint-Hyacinthe and Gaz Métro

Today, the city of Saint-Hyacinthe and Gaz Métro announced the conclusion of a draft agreement for the purchase and injection of renewable natural gas produced in the city’s biomethanation centre. Under the agreement, Gaz Métro will purchase up to 13 million cubic metres of renewable natural gas per year for a 20-year period. Throughout the […]

California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs

The California Energy Commission today approved more than $6.7 million in no-interest loans for the Tulare City School District, Kern Community College District, and Yuba Community College District to install energy-efficient upgrades at their facilities. During its monthly business meeting, the five-member Commission also approved more than $5.1 million in grants to Community Fuels, the […]

RenewableUK says additional funding is good news for the industry’s future

RenewableUK says today’s news of additional funding for renewable energy projects will provide a welcome stimulus to wind, wave and tidal projects in the UK. The announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change provides an extra £300m for all low-carbon technologies to be supported under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. This is […]

Renewable energy SMEs and independents will struggle to compete under new CfD scheme

REA urges political parties to commit to making CfD scheme deliver value for money and help new entrants into the market This government has missed its last chance to make the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme a major driver of jobs and growth for the UK’s independent renewable power generators. Whilst the additional budget […]

Heliocentris Announces Half-Year Results 2014

Strong increase in sales of 143% in the first half 2014 to about EUR 4.5 million. Based on the current order intake Heliocentris expects to at least triple sales 2014 in comparison to the previous year. The integration of FutureE builds a new market leader in the field of fuel cell and broadens the business […]

Calpine to Receive California Energy Commission Grant to Study Flexibility Enhancements at The Geysers

Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), on behalf of its subsidiary Geysers Power Company LLC (The Geysers), announced today that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to receive a $3 million grant for “Advancing Utility-Scale Clean Energy.” Calpine will match the grant award, which will fund a study to investigate how generation at […]

REA urges Prime Minister to embrace renewable future at UN Climate Summit

Prime Minister will be “out of touch” with the public if he rows back on renewables in favour of fracking and nuclear Media reports this morning state that David Cameron is expected to use his four minute speech at the UN Climate Summit today to promote shale gas fracking and nuclear power as “green” technologies, […]