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Detroit PlugVolt Battery Seminar to foster joint development efforts to advance energy storage solutions

Industry leaders from up to 80 companies will gather to learn about latest advances, challenges and opportunities for energy storage systems used in grid storage and xEV automotive applications PlugVolt, a leader in delivering interactive online webinars and seminar events to promote global development efforts in advancing energy storage technologies, is hosting a Battery Seminar […]

Heliocentris Energy Solutions AG receives major order from Myanmar worth EUR 17 million

Heliocentris signs contract to deliver and install 500 energy systems for the expansion of a leading mobile network in Myanmar The sales volume from this contract amounts to around EUR 17 million, of which around EUR 8 million will be recognized in 2015 Herewith Heliocentris Solutions are in operations at all 3 mobile operators in […]

Energy Department Issues Tribal Energy System Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Report, $6M for Native American Clean Energy Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy issued a report today showing that threats to tribal energy infrastructure are expected to increase as climate change impacts extreme weather conditions. The department also announced a $6 million grant opportunity to establish clean energy projects and energy efficiency projects on Indian lands that will help support economic opportunity and […]

Energy Commission Chair Weisenmiller Supports New Action to Promote Green Energy Financing

California Energy Commission Chair Robert B. Weisenmiller issued the following statement today in support of President Barack Obama’s executive order that makes it easier for homeowners and businesses to invest in green energy improvements. President Obama has approved new guidance from the Federal Housing Administration that could expand the use of Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) […]

President Obama Announces More Than a Billion Dollars in Energy Department Initiatives to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies

President Obama today announced more than one billion dollars in Department of Energy (DOE) initiatives to drive innovation and accelerate the clean energy economy. As part of the President’s Clean Power Plan, DOE’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) is making up to one billion dollars in loan guarantees available to support commercial-scale distributed energy projects, such […]

IT Industry’s Renewable Energy Procurement is Significant, Set to Climb

The percentage of renewable electricity purchased by U.S. companies in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector is growing and will likely increase significantly by the start of the next decade, according to a first-ever analysis by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report, “Renewable Electricity Use by the U.S. Information and […]

Department of Energy Selects U.C. Berkeley to Lead Consortium for U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center’s Energy-Water Track

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected the University of California, Berkeley to lead a consortium of university, nonprofit, utility, and national laboratory partners in a new technical track under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) that addresses water-related aspects of energy production and use. Once the award is finalized, the U.S. consortium […]

PNNL to tackle future grid challenges through new facility, capabilities

Laboratory integrates advanced power grid and smart buildings research, demonstrations With the opening this week of the Systems Engineering Building at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a new suite of capabilities becomes available to researchers and industry to tackle the nation’s top challenges in grid modernization, buildings efficiency and renewable energy integration. […]

River Turbine Provides Clean Energy to Remote Alaskan Village

To date, Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is the only company to have built, operated and delivered power to a utility grid from a hydrokinetic tidal project, and to a local microgrid from a hydrokinetic river project. In 2012, ORPC made history by delivering power to the New England grid from its TidGen® Power System […]

Argonne and Mississippi State University partner to create energy storage technology solutions for southeast region

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Mississippi State University (MSU) are collaborating to develop new technologies that address next-generation energy storage challenges. Today’s lithium-ion batteries hold more than twice the energy of those released in 1991, and they continue to improve. But even when brought to their energy storage potential, lithium-ion batteries […]