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Capstone to Upgrade Top Northern California Brewery With Two C1000 Microturbines

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 C1000 microturbines to upgrade a top Northern California brewery. Regatta Solutions, Capstone’s distributor in California, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned later this year. Two Capstone C1000 microturbines […]

Report calls for new approach to funding for UK’s wave & tidal energy sector

RenewableUK is highlighting a new study which calls for a fresh approach by the UK Government and devolved administrations to the way funding is allocated to the wave and tidal energy sector, to ensure the industry realises its enormous potential. The report “Capitalising on Capability” by the Marine Energy Programme Board, which advises the Government […]

Marine energy industry welcomes key announcement by Scottish Energy Minister

RenewableUK has welcomed the latest announcement by the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing on the wave energy development body to be set up by the Scottish Government to help secure the industry’s future. During his keynote speech at RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal energy conference in Edinburgh, which opened today, Mr Ewing gave details of the […]

Energy Department to Help Tribes Advance Clean Energy Projects and Increase Resiliency

As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities nationwide enhance their energy security and build a sustainable energy future, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced the third round of Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development Assistance, which provides federally recognized tribal governments and other tribal entities with […]

Statkraft acquires majority stake in Chilean hydropower company

Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority stake in the listed Chilean hydropower company Empresa Eléctrica Pilmaiquén S.A. («Pilmaiquén»). The agreement initially includes the purchase of 70.47% of the shares and triggers a mandatory offer to all shareholders. Completion of the transaction requires fulfilment of certain conditions, including Statkraft acquiring a minimum of […]

Energy Commission adopts report on how state will transform transportation to meet climate and clean air goals

Also approves nearly $16 million for building efficiency research projects and $11 million for biofuels production The California Energy Commission adopted its 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update, which outlines, among many things, how the state is working to transform the transportation system to zero- and near-zero technologies and fuels to meet its climate […]

Energy Department to Help Tribes Advance Clean Energy Projects and Increase Resiliency

Energy Department to Help Tribes Advance Clean Energy Projects and Increase Resiliency As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help tribal communities nationwide enhance their energy security and build a sustainable energy future, the U.S. Department of Energy today announced the third round of Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Renewable Energy Project Development […]

Report calls for new approach to funding for UK’s wave & tidal energy sector

RenewableUK is highlighting a new study which calls for a fresh approach by the UK Government and devolved administrations to the way funding is allocated to the wave and tidal energy sector, to ensure the industry realises its enormous potential. The report “Capitalising on Capability” by the Marine Energy Programme Board, which advises the Government […]

Statkraft acquires majority stake in Chilean hydropower company

Statkraft has signed an agreement to buy a majority stake in the listed Chilean hydropower company Empresa Eléctrica Pilmaiquén S.A. («Pilmaiquén»). The agreement initially includes the purchase of 70.47% of the shares and triggers a mandatory offer to all shareholders. Completion of the transaction requires fulfilment of certain conditions, including Statkraft acquiring a minimum of […]

Guidelines Help Manage Risks and Encourage the Development of Marine and Hydrokinetic Technologies

Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies convert the kinetic energy from ocean waves, tides, currents, and ocean thermal resources into electricity. The development and evolution of these technologies towards commercial and economic operation has proven to be a slow and expensive process. To help reduce the risks of industry failures and advance the development of current […]