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California Approves $12 Million for Energy Efficiency and Alternative Fuel Programs

The California Energy Commission today approved more than $6.7 million in no-interest loans for the Tulare City School District, Kern Community College District, and Yuba Community College District to install energy-efficient upgrades at their facilities. During its monthly business meeting, the five-member Commission also approved more than $5.1 million in grants to Community Fuels, the […]

RenewableUK says additional funding is good news for the industry’s future

RenewableUK says today’s news of additional funding for renewable energy projects will provide a welcome stimulus to wind, wave and tidal projects in the UK. The announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change provides an extra £300m for all low-carbon technologies to be supported under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) mechanism. This is […]

Renewable energy SMEs and independents will struggle to compete under new CfD scheme

REA urges political parties to commit to making CfD scheme deliver value for money and help new entrants into the market This government has missed its last chance to make the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme a major driver of jobs and growth for the UK’s independent renewable power generators. Whilst the additional budget […]

Heliocentris Announces Half-Year Results 2014

Strong increase in sales of 143% in the first half 2014 to about EUR 4.5 million. Based on the current order intake Heliocentris expects to at least triple sales 2014 in comparison to the previous year. The integration of FutureE builds a new market leader in the field of fuel cell and broadens the business […]

Calpine to Receive California Energy Commission Grant to Study Flexibility Enhancements at The Geysers

Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), on behalf of its subsidiary Geysers Power Company LLC (The Geysers), announced today that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission (CEC) to receive a $3 million grant for “Advancing Utility-Scale Clean Energy.” Calpine will match the grant award, which will fund a study to investigate how generation at […]

REA urges Prime Minister to embrace renewable future at UN Climate Summit

Prime Minister will be “out of touch” with the public if he rows back on renewables in favour of fracking and nuclear Media reports this morning state that David Cameron is expected to use his four minute speech at the UN Climate Summit today to promote shale gas fracking and nuclear power as “green” technologies, […]

U.S. Department of the Interior and State of California Release Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan for Public Review

Comprehensive Blueprint to Guide Responsible Renewable Energy Development, Conserve Key Landscapes U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency John Laird today released an innovative landscape-level draft renewable energy and conservation plan covering more than 22 million acres in the California desert, marking a major milestone in federal […]

Government of Canada and ‘Namgis First Nation Announce Run-of-the-River Hydroelectric Development

Minister of Finance Joe Oliver today announced the Government of Canada’s support for the Kokish River Hydroelectric Project, through a P3 Canada Fund preferential loan of up to $12.94 million. This low-interest loan is the first of its kind in Canada and will help the ‘Namgis is First Nation to build equity in the 45 […]

Renewable Energy is the right Answer to the Challenge of European Energy Security – a more ambitious RES Target is needed for 2030!

The EU renewable industry is calling on EU policy makers to show more ambition for renewables in the future EU climate and energy policy and in the action plan to tackle the energy crisis. More than 140 participants joined the conference “rescuing Europe from energy dependency: the role of renewables” organised by the EU renewable […]

Royal endorsement plus People Power creates unstoppable Momentum for Clean Energy

RenewableUK says comments by Prince Charles to be aired at tomorrow’s UN Climate Summit in New York, following massive turnouts at this weekend’s People’s Climate Marches in cities around the world, demonstrate comprehensive global support for renewable energy. In a video to be shown at the UN summit on Tuesday, Prince Charles will call for […]