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RenewableUK urges new Government to act swiftly to secure clean energy supplies and create jobs

RenewableUK says the new Government should send an early signal that it’s serious about supporting low-carbon energy to attract investment and create jobs. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, commented: “We hope that one of the new Government’s priorities will be to act quickly to secure our home-grown energy supplies based on clean sources including wind, […]

Ormat Signs a $98.8 Million EPC Contract for Geothermal Project in Chile

Contract Increased Product Backlog and Creates New Market Opportunities in Chile Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Orandina I S.p.A., was selected through a competitive bid process and signed a $98.8 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a geothermal project in Chile. Under the EPC contract, Ormat […]

NREL Staff Recognized for Top Innovations as Lab Celebrates Record Patent Year

DOE EERE Assistant Secretary David Danielson highlights “innovation culture” of national labs Today during its annual Innovation and Technology Transfer Awards ceremony, the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recognized the professionals behind the lab’s greatest innovations from the past year. NREL also celebrated the 43 U.S. patents issued in fiscal year 2014 (FY14), […]

Veeco reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq:VECO) announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Results are reported in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) and are also reported adjusting for certain items (“Non-GAAP”). A reconciliation between GAAP and Non-GAAP operating results is provided at the end of this press release. U.S. […]

Ormat Technologies Reports 2015 First Quarter Results

Company Reiterates Full-Year Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA Guidance Product Segment Backlog Reaches a Record $387.0 Million Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. First Quarter Highlights and Recent Developments: • Electricity revenues of $90.0 million, compared to $94.8 million in the first quarter of 2014; […]

Capstone Secures 1.4MW in Follow-On Orders for New Shale Compressor Stations

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received 1.4MW of orders from E-Finity Distributed Generation for microturbines to be used for oil and gas operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions. E-Finity Distributed Generation, Capstone’s distributor for the Marcellus and Utica […]

Mechanical Technology announces 2014 Results

Operating income significantly increased due to our ongoing commitment to a market focused strategy with precision sensor instrumentation and systems Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (MTI or the Company), (OTCQB: MKTY), a company engaged, through its subsidiary MTI Instruments, Inc. (MTI Instruments), in the design, manufacture and sale of test and measurement instruments and systems that provide […]

INL and NREL Demonstrate Power Grid Simulation at a Distance

Capability makes national laboratory assets accessible to grid researchers worldwide The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have successfully demonstrated the capability to connect grid simulations at their two labs for real time interaction via the Internet. This new inter-lab capability enables the modeling of power grids in greater […]

SolarEdge announces Collaboration with Tesla Motors to offer Distributed PV Storage Solutions to the Global Market

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announced its collaboration with Tesla Motors (“Tesla”) to provide an inverter solution that will allow for grid and photovoltaic integration with Tesla’s home battery solution, the Powerwall. The joint development by SolarEdge and Tesla builds on SolarEdge’s […]

Clean-energy innovation essential to meeting climate goals

With 2-degree target adrift, IEA report calls for tripling public spending on low-carbon technology R&D A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency said on Monday as it released its flagship energy technology report. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015), […]