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Energy Department Invests $3.2 Million to Support Clean Energy Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Secretary Moniz today announced $3.2 million to launch the National Incubator Initiative for Clean Energy, which will create a national support network to serve the clean energy small business and entrepreneur community, providing critical technical assistance and training services in order to bring these businesses and entrepreneurs closer to market readiness. The Initiative will establish […]

California Investing Millions to Build Hundreds of EV Charging Stations

Awards will also fund innovative natural gas fuel tank and filter system for wastewater treatment The California Energy Commission approved funding for cutting-edge clean energy projects at its monthly business meeting yesterday, including money for hundreds of electric vehicle charging stations, an innovative natural gas fuel tank, and emerging but proven technologies that are ready […]

Successful cylinder removal marks start of Oyster 800 summer overhaul

Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has successfully removed both cylinder modules from their Oyster 800 wave machine as part of a comprehensive summer refit – with the firm aiming to recommence Oyster power generation in the autumn. The 800kW test machine, located at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, has already clocked up three […]

Government’s Green Transport Partnership assesses Pathways to 2020 Target and Beyond

Government can and must act to get sustainable biofuels back on track The REA welcomes research published today by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) that assesses a range of scenarios for meeting the UK’s 2020 renewable transport target [1]. This is an important step forward for the sustainable biofuels industry because the absence of […]

Venture Southland to partner with EECA on Renewable Energy Hub

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) will work with Venture Southland to lower energy-related carbon emissions in Southland, improve air quality and provide local employment and business opportunities. The formal partnership was announced today by EECA Mike Underhill and Venture Southland group manager enterprise and strategic projects Stephen Canny. “Our two organisations will work […]

Danfoss enters Partnership within Intelligent Energy Systems

Danfoss and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have entered into a strategic partnership. The goal is international top-level innovation and research within intelligent energy systems of the future. Over the course of the next five years, Danfoss will invest 10 million DKK (1.34 million EUR) in ensuring that DTU’s Center for Electric Power & […]

Sustainco Inc. announces a Contract Award for Geothermal System for another School in British Columbia

SustainCo Inc. (the “Company” or “SustainCo”) (TSXV:SMS) is pleased to announce that Clean Energy Developments Corp. (“CleanEnergy”) has been awarded a contract from School District 23 (Central Okanagan), British Columbia, to provide full installation of a turn-key innovative geoexchange system for roughly $175,000. The work has commenced and is expected to be completed in mid-July. […]

New Test Facility will help Marine Energy Ride the Tide to Success

The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, is hailing the opening today of a new marine energy test centre at the University of Edinburgh as another positive example of the progress being made by the sector. The new £9.5m FloWave Ocean Energy Research facility will have the capability to recreate […]

Queen’s Speech: Renewable Energy Association response

Row-back on Zero Carbon Homes will pass costs instead of savings on to homeowners and undermine Coalition’s green progress The Queen’s Speech contained several measures affecting the renewable energy economy [1]. “Legislation will allow for the creation of an allowable solutions scheme to enable all new homes to be built to a zero carbon standard” […]

The Federal Government Announces Clean Energy Boost Since the Stimulus

The biggest policy boost for clean energy during President Obama’s second term isn’t coming from the Department of Energy or from Congress — it’s coming from the Environmental Protection Agency. This morning, the EPA finally announced plans to slash carbon emissions from 1,000 fossil-fueled power plants by 30 percent compared to 2005 levels over the […]