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California Approves Plans Totaling $66 Million for Prop 39 Projects

More than 75 energy plans approved by California Energy Commission in first fiscal year More than $66 million of California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Prop 39) money is going to 244 schools in California that submitted energy project spending plans to the California Energy Commission during the first fiscal year of the program. The funds […]

Policy uncertainty threatens to slow Renewable Energy Momentum

IEA forecast sees renewable power as a cost-competitive option in an increasing number of cases, but facing growing risks to deployment over the medium term The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable […]

Capstone Receives 5.5MW Order From BPC Engineering for Russian Sports Centers

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received a 5.5MW order to upgrade two sports centers in Russia. BPC Engineering, Capstone’s distributor in Russia, secured the order. Following the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, sports complexes throughout Russia began analyzing the […]

Capstone Receives 5.5MW Order From BPC Engineering for Russian Sports Centers

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received a 5.5MW order to upgrade two sports centers in Russia. BPC Engineering, Capstone’s distributor in Russia, secured the order. Following the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, sports complexes throughout Russia began analyzing the […]

Calpine to Acquire Fore River Generating Station in New England

Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a nominal 809 megawatt, combined-cycle power plant and related plant inventory from Exelon Corporation for $530 million, or approximately $655 per kilowatt, subject to working capital adjustments. The natural gas-fired plant is located in North Weymouth, Massachusetts, 12 miles southeast of Boston, and expands […]

World’s largest tidal energy project to be built in the UK

RenewableUK is today hailing the announcement that funding has been secured to build the first phase of the world’s largest tidal energy array in the Pentland Firth region in North Scotland. The Meygen project has a capacity of up to 398MW and will provide clean electricity for 175,000 homes and 100 jobs in the area […]

Capstone Announces Follow-On Order for Seventy Five C65s From Horizon Power Systems for Several 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 that it received an order for seventy five C65 microturbines, scheduled for shipment through December 2014, from Horizon Power Systems for several U.S. Oil and Gas Customers. The order was placed by Horizon Power Systems, Capstone’s distributor for […]

Capstone Expands CHP Footprint in Russian Manufacturing Sector in Spite of Geopolitical Tensions

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced it has expanded its presence in Russia’s manufacturing sector with two ultra-high efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) projects. Capstone continues to grow its business in Russia despite geopolitical tensions and the latest round of U.S. and Russian […]

Capstone Receives 9MW Factory Protection Plan Contract — FPP Contract Backlog at Record of Over $55 Million

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced that it has signed a Factory Protection Plan (FPP) contract for nine C1000s increasing the total contract backlog for Capstone FPPs to a record of over $55 million. This $55 million in service backlog is in addition to […]

Wave and Tidal Industry making Major Progress to overcome Challenges

Bloomberg New Energy Finance has today revised down its projections for growth in the global wave and tidal sectors [1]. However, the UK is the world leader in developing marine renewable energy, and our developers are continuing to make major progress in bringing these technologies to commercialisation. In tidal stream, there are currently three multiple […]