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Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller Expresses Support for the Clean Power Plan

California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller issued the following statement today in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan targets emissions from power plants, the largest stationary source of carbon pollution. “California is a strong supporter of this commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants and will continue […]

Obama Administration Issues “Strong and Smart” Final Clean Power Plan—Biggest U.S. Carbon Emission Reduction Measure in History

Statement by Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing the final version of its Clean Power Plan, the nation’s first-ever limits on carbon emissions from power plants—the single largest source of U.S. global warming pollution. In the final rule, EPA strengthened the overall 2030 […]

Business & Energy Leaders’ Statement on Release of Final EPA Clean Power Plan

Clean Energy Industries Praise Historic Action, Focus on Readily Available Technology Solutions The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) released the following statement from BCSE President Lisa Jacobson regarding the release of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final Clean Power Plan regulating carbon emissions from existing power plants: “Today marks a significant milestone on […]

Veeco reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Company delivered top line growth while improving profitability: Achieved revenue of $131.4 million, an increase of 38% compared with the same period last year Increased Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA to $12.8 million or ~10% of revenue Narrowed GAAP loss to ($0.21) per diluted share Grew Non-GAAP earnings to $0.20 per diluted share Generated $7.7 million in […]

WavePOD project secures £2 million from Wave Energy Scotland

The vision of a standardised offshore electricity generator for the wave industry has taken a major step forward with the announcement of £2 million new funding for a project run jointly by Aquamarine Power, Bosch Rexroth and Carnegie Wave Energy. The WavePOD (Wave Power Offtake Device) aims to develop a standardised subsea unit which can […]

Ormat Technologies Reports 2015 Second Quarter Results

Total Revenues increase 10.1% to $140.5 million and Net Income attributable to the Company’s stockholders increased 57.8% to $14.4 million Company Reiterates Full-Year 2015 Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA Guidance Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Second Quarter Highlights and Recent Developments: • Total revenues […]

Veeco reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

Company delivered top line growth while improving profitability: Achieved revenue of $131.4 million, an increase of 38% compared with the same period last year Increased Non-GAAP Adjusted EBITDA to $12.8 million or ~10% of revenue Narrowed GAAP loss to ($0.21) per diluted share Grew Non-GAAP earnings to $0.20 per diluted share Generated $7.7 million in […]

Air Products Reports Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter EPS Up 13 Percent*

EPS of $1.65*, up 13 percent* versus prior year on a non-GAAP diluted basis despite significant currency headwinds Adjusted EBITDA margin of 30.7* percent up 430* basis points versus prior year Accelerating benefits from restructuring, enabled by the new organization Awarded major gases supply contract for new semiconductor giga fab in South Korea EPS of […]

Energy Commission Workshop Touts Community-Scale Renewable Energy Opportunities and Successes

The California Energy Commission will hold a public workshop July 29 to highlight funding opportunities for community-scale renewable energy projects through the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program. The day-long event also will spotlight successes and lessons learned from the more than 20 community-scale projects funded through the Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program, which […]

National Laboratories Shine at World’s Largest Hydropower Event

Members of the Energy Department’s national laboratories—Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Argonne National Laboratory, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory—took home “Technical Paper of the Year” awards at the world’s largest hydropower event: HydroVision International, held in Portland Oregon, July 14–17, 2015. Given to the strongest papers presented during the conference, the technical papers committee at HydroVision […]