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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 […]

Acciona and leading Energy Companies join Forces to enable near doubling of Renewable Energy Capacity by 2025

ACCIONA co-leads the Renewables program as part of World Business Council for Sustainable Development´s Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi). The program gathers over 140 businesses and 50 partners to accelerate the development, deployment and scale up of game-changing low carbon technologies for ambitious emissions reductions and accelerated technology deployment. During de participation of ACCIONA […]

Canada’s Path to Climate Prosperity

Report finds Canada’s renewable electricity advantage is key to cutting carbon pollution To meet Canada’s commitment to decarbonize its energy system and contribute to fighting climate change, we will need to produce twice as much renewable electricity across the country as we do today and use that energy efficiently to power our buildings, vehicles and […]

NREL Estimates Economically Viable U.S. Renewable Generation

Analysts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are providing, for the first time, a method for measuring the economic potential of renewable energy across the United States. A study applying this new method found that renewable energy generation is economically viable in many parts of the United States largely due to rapidly […]

Committed to Heat: Renewables Industry Supports SOS on Heat Strategy

UK renewable heat industry uplifted by announcements by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Heat is a critical component to meet government targets Joint letter calls on SOS to deliver policies Seven major renewable energy trade associations today signed a joint letter to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change […]

BCSE Statement on Congressional Review Act Votes on the Clean Power Plan

Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) President Lisa Jacobson issued this statement in anticipation of votes in Congress on Congressional Review Act legislation related to the Clean Power Plan. “The US Congress is considering legislative proposals to impede the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act with Congressional […]

Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

Ahead of the International Energy Agency’s Ministerial in Paris, which serves as a lead-up to the COP21 UN Climate Negotiations, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2015 Revolution…Now report, which details the state of several clean energy technologies in the U.S. that provide technology solutions to climate change. The updated report, which […]

Secretary Moniz Announces Clean Energy Technologies are Accelerating in the U.S. Marketplace According to New Revolution…Now Report

Ahead of the International Energy Agency’s Ministerial in Paris, which serves as a lead-up to the COP21 UN Climate Negotiations, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released the 2015 Revolution…Now report, which details the state of several clean energy technologies in the U.S. that provide technology solutions to climate change. The updated report, which […]

Clean Power Plan Can Be Economic Driver for Nevada

The State is Well-Positioned to Meet EPA Power Plant Standards The Clean Power Plan can be an economic driver for the state of Nevada if it develops a state plan that focuses on the portfolio of affordable and reliable clean energy technologies in the energy efficiency, natural gas and renewable energy sectors. This is the […]

Aquila Capital acquires Småkraft AS

Germany based Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire Småkraft AS, Norway’s largest operator of small-scale hydropower plants, from owners Statkraft, Agder Energi, BKK, and Skagerak Energi. Småkraft AS is Norway’s largest developer and operator of small-scale hydropower plants. Established in 2002, the company has successfully developed and commissioned 45 hydropower stations and currently have 15 […]