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Duke Energy Renewables teams with Green Charge to offer energy storage for commercial solar customers

Increases customer savings in markets such as California and Hawaii – With this agreement, Duke Energy Renewables has created a suite of onsite energy solutions for commercial customers Duke Energy Renewables is increasing savings for commercial solar customers through an alliance with Green Charge Networks, the country’s largest provider of commercial energy storage for retail, […]

Ormat to Acquire Geothermal Power Plant in the Island of Guadeloupe

Adds 14.75 MW, with potential expansion to up to 45 MW of capacity Transaction to be immediately accretive to Ormat’s EPS Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) announced today it has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to acquire, gradually, 85% of Geothermie Bouillante SA (GB) at a total company enterprise value of up to around […]

Symposium Highlights Clean Energy Projects

The California Energy Commission and the state’s three largest investor-owned utilities – Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE) and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) – will showcase more than 40 clean energy research projects at the first Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Symposium Thursday, Dec. 3. The symposium is free and […]

Technologist in Residence pilot program pairs companies with national labs to advance clean energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently selected representatives from Argonne National Laboratory for three of seven spots in its new Technologist in Residence pilot program, created to increase collaboration between the national laboratories and private-sector companies. The pilot — which is partially sponsored by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy — will […]

Capstone Microturbines to generate Steam for Two German Customers

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received orders for a C800 microturbine and a C200 microturbine to generate steam for two customers in Germany. E-Quad Power Systems GmbH, Capstone’s German distributor, secured the orders, which are expected to be commissioned in spring […]

Innovative Hydropower Technology Now Powering an Apple Data Center

The Schneider family in California is shaping the next generation of hydropower in the United States, and they are doing so by carrying on a family legacy of curiosity and tinkering. Gia Schneider, the CEO of Natel Energy, along with her brother, Abe, are pathfinders for clean energy. They have led the charge to commercialize […]

Aquamarine Power ceases trading

James Stephen, BDO business restructuring partner said: “Despite a comprehensive marketing process, and after speaking to a number of interested parties, we regret to announce that no offers were made for Aquamarine Power as a going concern, leaving us with no option but to cease to trade the business. The company ceased to trade on […]

California Energy Commission Chair Sees Growth for Renewable Energy with Expansion of Regional Energy Market

California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller issued the following statement today regarding the expansion of the Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) to include Portland General Electric (PGE). PGE has signed an implementation agreement to participate in the EIM with a goal of joining in 2017. The EIM is a real-time energy wholesale market that automatically […]

Secretary Moniz Awards $125 Million for 41 Transformational Energy Technology Projects Ahead of COP21 in Paris

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced $125 million across 41 cutting-edge energy technologies awarded by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). These new projects are funded under ARPA-E’s OPEN 2015 program and come in advance of the COP21 U.N. Climate Negotiations in Paris next week. The announcement was made at […]

Energy Department Announces Six Clean Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources (MIEW) today announced $5.1 million for six newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Today’s announcement represents the seventh annual selection of BIRD Energy projects, which support President Obama’s […]