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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 […]

SEIA Urges Gov. Kasich to Veto RPS Freeze

Warning that it will have a chilling effect on renewable energy development in Ohio, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is urging Gov. John Kasich to veto a bill that would freeze the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency mandates. The bill, SB 310, passed the General Assembly on May 28 but has not yet […]

Renewable Energy Transformation a Business Imperative

Renewable energy transformation a business imperative Energy UK has today called for “fact based, logic based, properly costed and sensible EU policy-making… to encourage a move away from an emotion driven and expensive agenda” [1]. Responding, REA Chief Executive Dr Nina Skorupska said: “There’s nothing emotional about the move to renewable energy. Renewables contribute to […]

Renewable Energy Transformation a Business Imperative

Renewable energy transformation a business imperative Energy UK has today called for “fact based, logic based, properly costed and sensible EU policy-making… to encourage a move away from an emotion driven and expensive agenda” [1]. Responding, REA Chief Executive Dr Nina Skorupska said: “There’s nothing emotional about the move to renewable energy. Renewables contribute to […]

Calpine Supports Proposed EPA Clean Power Plan

Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN), one of the nation’s largest producers of electricity with 93 power plants in 20 states and Canada, has long been an industry leader, voluntarily and consistently investing in modern, efficient, flexible generation technology to provide reliable, affordable electricity in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner. Consistent with this investment philosophy, we […]

Report Reviews Estimates of Costs and Benefits of Compliance with Renewable Portfolio Standards to Date

A new report, prepared by analysts from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), reviews estimates of the costs and benefits of compliance with Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in the United States and explores how costs and benefits may evolve over time. “A Survey of State-Level Cost and […]