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U.S. Clean Energy Industries to Benefit from Access to Green Climate Fund

Business Council for Sustainable Energy President Lisa Jacobson issued the following statement on the Senate Committee on Appropriations’ passage of the FY2016 Department of State, Foreign Operations (SFOPs), and Related Programs Appropriations Bill: “The Business Council for Sustainable Energy applauds the Senate Appropriations Committee for ensuring that the FY2016 State and Foreign Ops Appropriations bill […]

Renewables industry react to Budget

Following the decision of the Chancellor of the Exchequer to remove the exemption of the Climate Change Levy, the Renewable Energy Association has concerns that this will affect all renewable and low-carbon generation for our members. George Osborne said in his statement that: “Now we have a long term framework for investment in renewable energy […]

Energy Commission Approves Grants for Alternative Transportation Projects, Loans for Energy Efficiency Projects

The California Energy Commission approved more than $10 million in grants today for four alternative-fuel projects including a zero emission fuel-cell truck to transport shipping containers and battery-electric school buses. The Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP) projects, which move California away from its reliance on fossil fuels, include: $2.9 million to […]

NRG and Ice Energy Partner for Southern California Utility Storage Projects

1,800 Ice Bears to reduce power consumption during peak periods NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), a leader in customer-driven cleaner and smarter energy choices, and Ice Energy, the leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage for utilities, have partnered to help reduce California’s peak energy demand through an innovative energy storage solution. NRG and Ice Energy […]

NEC Energy completes a 3.9 MWH Grid Energy Storage System for Southern California Distribution Grid Support

NEC Corporation and NEC Energy Solutions (“NEC Energy”) announced today that they have completed the installation of a 2.4MW, 3.9MWh GSS™ grid energy storage site in Orange, California for utility Southern California Edison (SCE). The system has successfully passed commissioning testing and is now available for full operation. This is the first energy storage system […]

NEC energy completes grid energy storage site for southern California

NEC Corporation and NEC Energy Solutions announced today that they have completed the installation of a 2.4 MW, 3.9 MWh grid energy storage site (GSS) in Orange, California for utility Southern California Edison (SCE). The system has successfully passed commissioning testing and is now available for full operation. This is the first energy storage system […]

Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of […]

Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of […]

Acciona is awarded the Electricity Supply to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum

The contract joins others for the Museo del Prado and the Biblioteca Nacional, making the largest power supplier to the “Cultural Mile of Madrid’. The electricity supplied will be 100% of renewable origin. ACCIONA Green Energy Developments, the ACCIONA Energía subsidiary that markets energy of renewable origin, has been awarded the supply of electricity to […]

Nofs’ Energy Legislation Should Complement, Not Repeal, Renewable and Efficiency Standards

Statement by Sam Gomberg, Lead Midwest Energy Analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists Michigan State Senator Mike Nofs (R-Battle Creek) unveiled legislation today that would put in place a regulatory mechanism known as an integrated resource plan (IRP) to shape Michigan’s energy future, while at the same time repealing Michigan’s renewable energy standard and phasing out […]