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New Research Shows Electric Cars 50 Percent Cleaner Compared to Gasoline Over Their Lifetime

Do battery electric vehicles really reduce global warming emissions compared to gasoline cars? The answer is a clear yes, according to a new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Over their entire lifetimes—from manufacturing to driving to disposal—battery electric cars produce half the global warming emissions, on average, of comparably-sized gasoline cars. In addition, […]

Capstone secures 2 MW Order from Hungarian Distributor Regale Energy ZRT

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (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 provide combined heat and power (“CHP”) in Hungary. Regale Energy Zrt, Capstone’s Hungarian distributor, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned in May 2016. “Regale in […]

Ford Invests US$5 Million to Upgrade Lighting at Asia Pacific Facilities, Cutting Energy Use by 50-70 Percent

Ford invests more than US$5 million to install new energy-efficient lighting at manufacturing facilities in Asia Pacific LED and other energy-efficient lights installed in Ford facilities across Asia Pacific will reduce energy use by 18 million kilowatt-hours annually – enough to power more than 1,900 average-sized homes1 per year New energy-efficient lights will reduce lighting-related […]

U.S. Geothermal, Inc. acquires Three New Power Plant Units at Significant Discount

U.S. Geothermal Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the major and long lead equipment for the construction of three binary geothermal power plants at a significant discount. The equipment was part of an order for six power plant units by another geothermal developer, but only […]

Amber Rudd’s leaked letter highlights key role of renewable heat and transport

A letter published by The Ecologist last week highlighted the Secretary of State’s recognition that the UK is off-course for its 2020 energy targets. It acknowledges that heat and transport are not set to meet their targets. This was confirmed when she gave evidence to the Select Committee for Energy and Climate Change on 10 […]

NREL Growth Forum Brings Together Clean Energy Innovators

Event recognizes the top startup businesses and clean energy technologies The Industry Growth Forum, hosted by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), this week attracted more than 400 investors, entrepreneurs, technologists and thought leaders to Denver. At the conclusion of the event three companies were honored with Best Venture and Outstanding Venture Awards. […]

Energy Department to Sign MOU with Interior Department to Assist Indian Tribes to Develop Energy Resources

At the White House Tribal Nations Conference today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of the Interior to assist Indian Tribes throughout the United States to develop their energy resources. The MOU will assist Indian Tribes to manage energy resources on approximately […]

Making a Difference: Hydropower and Our Clean Energy Future

Not much beats stepping outside and taking a deep breath of fresh air. Guess what—you can thank hydropower for contributing to that! Since hydropower is fueled by water, it is a climate-friendly energy source. Using hydropower avoids producing approximately 200 million metric tons of carbon pollution—equal to the output of more than 38 million passenger […]

RenewableUK launches new health and safety accord covering entire wind and marine energy sector

RenewableUK is launching a new accord today which allows its member companies to demonstrate their commitment to supporting the highest health and safety standards in wind, wave and tidal energy. Signing up to the accord means that companies are committing themselves publicly to supporting a common set of shared values and principles in health and […]

Ormat Technologies Reports 2015 Third Quarter Results

Total Revenues increase 16.1% to a quarterly record of $162.9 million; Adjusted EBITDA increased 14.3% to a quarterly record of $79.0 million; Company Increases Full-Year 2015 Total Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA Guidance Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015. Third Quarter Highlights and Recent Developments: […]