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U.S. and South Africa Hold Bilateral Discussion on Building a More Sustainable Energy Future

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman and South African Minister of Energy Ben Martins met yesterday in Pretoria to follow up on the U.S.-South Africa Bilateral Energy Dialogue held last December in Washington, DC. They discussed continued bilateral cooperation on a wide range of energy issues, including collaboration to diversify U.S. and South African […]

Capstone Receives Orders for Approximately Four Megawatts From E-Finity for Multiple Oil and Gas Customers

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today it recently received multiple orders from E-Finity Distributed Generation for microturbines to be used for oil and gas operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions. The Marcellus natural gas shale play, which encompasses 104,000 square miles and […]

Capstone Receives First C200 Order in United Kingdom for Royal Air Force Base

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today its first order out of the United Kingdom for a C200 natural gas microturbine to be installed at a Royal Air Force base. Turner Engine Powered Services, Capstone’s UK distributor, secured the order after a tough competitive tendering […]

Electrovaya Partners with Canadian Solar for a Micro-Grid Energy Storage Project

Electrovaya to Supply a Lithium Ion SuperPolymer(R)2.0 200kWh Battery System Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) a leading developer and manufacturer of lithium ion battery systems today announced that it will partner with Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world’s largest solar power companies, for a micro-grid project. Electrovaya plans to provide a 200 kWh energy storage system […]

Government heeds Call to retain Local Authority Renewable Energy Powers for New Homes

DCLG preserves renewables policies in Housing Standards Review The Government has preserved the policy driving the incorporation of renewable energy technologies in new homes, the Planning & Energy Act (aka Merton Rule), in the outcome of its Housing Standards Review [1]. REA Head of On-site Renewables Mike Landy said: “We very much welcome that Government […]

REA welcomes Multimillion Pound City Deal Investment in Stoke Geothermal Heat Project

Government support for geothermal heating welcome The Deputy Prime Minister’s Office yesterday announced a £113 million City Deal for Stoke-on-Trent, of which £20 million will support the development of a city-wide district heating network fed by deep geothermal energy [1]. This is the largest ever Government investment in geothermal energy. The benefits of the project […]

Catapult Report shows why Chancellor must support Growth in Offshore Renewables

Commenting on today’s report by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, which shows that the UK economy could gain £6.7billion per year and create 150,000 jobs by 2020 in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, RenewableUK’s Director of External Affairs, Jennifer Webber, said: “This new report makes a cast-iron case for maximum political support and investment […]

Renewables Could Meet Nearly a Third of Michigan’s Energy Needs

Tripling of In-state Production Affordable, Spur Billions in New Investment Michigan can meet nearly a third of its electricity needs by tripling power produced from in-state renewable energy sources by 2030 at virtually no additional cost to consumers, all while maintaining reliability and spurring billions of dollars of investment in the state, according to a […]

From Continent to Continent: Electricity Transmission between Africa and Europe – Fraunhofer ISE Develops Solutions for the Super Grid

The largest solar power plant in North Africa is presently being built in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Already in 2016, this plant shall produce cheaper, emissions-free electricity for half a million people. In future, projects like the one in Ouarzazate could also generate electricity for the European continent. Electricity transmission between continents requires a reliable network, even […]

Capstone Receives Follow-on Orders for Fifty C65s From Horizon Power Systems for Multiple U.S. Oil and Gas Customers

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today it received orders for fifty Capstone C65 microturbines for oil and gas production in the United States. Horizon Power Systems, Capstone’s exclusive oil and gas distributor for the Eagle Ford, Permian, San Juan and Wattenberg Shale plays, secured […]