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Battery Cathode Developed by Argonne Powers Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Increasing the number of plug-in electric vehicles on America’s roads can help reduce our dependence on petroleum, improving our economic, environmental, and energy security. But without research undertaken at Argonne National Laboratory, supported by EERE’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), PEVs may have had a very different, slower introduction to the market. Today, batteries in both […]

Construction of the world’s first modular large-scale battery storage system begins in Aachen

Today marks the official start of construction of the modular large-scale battery storage system M5BAT on the premises of RWTH Aachen University. Storage systems like this represent an important building block for the expansion of renewable energies, as they make a significant contribution to system stability. They also open up a broad range of areas […]

U.S. Geothermal reports First Six Months 2015 Results, updates 2015 Guidance, and provides Project Update

Mid-Year Highlights • Steady consolidated Revenue, Net Income and EBITDA for First Six Months • U.S. Geothermal’s Net Income, As Adjusted up 329% and Net Income up 167% • Significant advancement of 2 development projects • 2015 Guidance is reaffirmed and tightened • Board of Directors approves stock repurchase program • Board of Directors examining […]

Capstone to provide 1.2 MW of Clean Power for Oil Field Project in Alaska

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 C600 dual mode microturbines to power a facility and on-site equipment at an oil field project in Alaska. Horizon Power Systems and Chenega Energy, two of Capstone’s North American distributors, worked […]

NREL to Play Pivotal Role in White House Initiative to Bolster America’s Manufacturing Future

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Wind Technology Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is now part of a multimillion-dollar White House initiative known as the National Network of Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), which was created to foster emerging technologies that will produce high-quality manufacturing jobs and enhance America’s global competitiveness. Specifically, NREL […]

U.S. Geothermal Inc. advances Two Significant Development Projects

U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, is pleased to announce it is advancing two significant development projects. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, U.S. Geothermal Guatemala, S.A., started drilling well EC-2 at the El Ceibillo Project today. Additionally, the Company has successfully […]

Capstone Turbine Q1 Total Revenue increases 16% Year-over-year and Gross Profit Margin Increases 200 Basis Points

Capstone Turbine Corporation (Nasdaq:CPST) (www.capstoneturbine.com), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, reports financial results and business highlights for its first quarter of fiscal 2016, ended June 30, 2015. Total revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 was $27.0 million, compared with $23.3 million for the same quarter a year ago, […]

NREL Report Examines Energy Use in Cities and Proposes Next Steps for Energy Innovation

What U.S. cities are doing to reduce their energy use is outlined in a new report from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that sets the stage for broader discussion and analysis. Given increasing urbanization and their large energy footprint, cities are a prime focal point for establishing a clean energy future. The […]

IMF stats show UK fossil fuels still get billions in subsidies, while renewables slashed

RenewableUK, the wind, wave and tidal energy trade association, says figures from the International Monetary Fund show that fossil fuels are still getting billions of pounds in subsidies every year from the UK Government while it is cutting financial support for renewable energy. The IMF figures include the costs of air pollution and the impact […]

Oerlikon Second quarter 2015 results

Oerlikon delivers solid profitability and progresses with its strategic initiatives Order intake slightly increased by 1.0 % to CHF 731 million Sales stabilized at CHF 781 million. At constant exchange rates, sales increased by 5.9 % to CHF 827 million Solid profitability with an EBITDA margin of 16.9 % – the 14th consecutive quarter with […]