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geoAMPS helps maintain renewables’ global momentum

Software product increases project and organizational efficiencies The development of renewable sources of energy is a global effort. As the respected Worldwatch Institute cites in its 2015 global status report for renewables, released in June 2015, renewable energy continued to grow during 2014 against the backdrop of increasing global energy consumption, particularly in developing countries, […]

Request for Information for Marine and Hydrokinetic Environmental Monitoring Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

The Energy Department’s Water Power Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the program’s activities and priorities in MHK environmental monitoring and field testing opportunities. The Water Power Program is committed to supporting technological innovations that facilitate the growth of the MHK […]

Indicative Targets for Solar Thermal Energy are not being met. Further Action from Member States Needed

The European Solar Thermal Industry Federation (ESTIF) welcomes the publication of the renewable energy progress report from the European Commission. This is an important milestone for the renewable sector – in particular the solar thermal technology – as it highlights the challenges and opportunities still to be explored to reach the 2020 targets. The key […]

NREL Partnerships to Help the Grid Accommodate More Renewable Energy

The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces five new partnerships that will award up to $6.5 million in federal funds to technical teams throughout the country. The cost-shared projects with industry, universities, and other stakeholders will address the challenge of enabling the nation’s electric grid to handle increasing amounts of renewable energy. NREL […]

Scottish Government approves five geothermal projects

Scottish Government Geothermal Energy Challenge Fund awards £234,000 for five feasibility studies for sites in Fife, West Lothian, North Lanarkshire and Aberdeenshire Industry call for same ambition to be replicated by DECC “We are delighted with the Scottish Government’s decision which brings the building of five new geothermal plants one step closer. Geothermal technology offers […]

RenewableUK celebrates green light for world’s first tidal lagoon

RenewableUK is celebrating today’s announcement that the world’s first ever tidal lagoon energy project has been granted planning permission by the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. The project is scheduled to be built in Swansea Bay by British company Tidal Lagoon Power, which has pioneered the scheme from the beginning. This announcement is a significant step […]

Capstone Microturbines to Upgrade New York University Research Facility and Bronx Residential Complex

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received two orders for C1000 microturbines for energy efficiency projects in New York City, New York. A single C1000 will be installed at a New York University research and learning facility while a second C1000 will […]

The “giant” construction sites in South Africa in line with the time schedule

The energy management business activity is in line with the forecast of the business plan “Fast on the road smart energy” Appointed the new Board of Directors of New Gas Trade Srl: Sergio Agosta new Chairman, Fabrizio Prestinoni confirmed CEO TerniEnergia, smart energy company active in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste and […]

Aquamarine Power to share know-how with Wave Energy Scotland

Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has secured a three month contract with Wave Energy Scotland to share knowledge gained through the development of Oyster technology. The work package, known as ‘Project Know-How’, will enable Aquamarine Power’s team to share the experience gained through building, installing and operating two full scale Oyster wave energy machines at […]

Prototype Testing Could Help Prove a Promising Energy Source

The first third-party-validated, grid-tied wave energy device in North American waters started feeding renewable electricity to Marine Corps Base Hawaii last week. In coordination with the U.S. Navy, Northwest Energy Innovations and the Energy Department brought online a prototype of the Azura wave energy converter (WEC) device. This one-of-a-kind, wave energy device is designed to […]