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Capstone Secures 1.4MW in Follow-On Orders for New Shale Compressor Stations

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received 1.4MW of orders from E-Finity Distributed Generation for microturbines to be used for oil and gas operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale regions. E-Finity Distributed Generation, Capstone’s distributor for the Marcellus and Utica […]

Mechanical Technology announces 2014 Results

Operating income significantly increased due to our ongoing commitment to a market focused strategy with precision sensor instrumentation and systems Mechanical Technology, Incorporated (MTI or the Company), (OTCQB: MKTY), a company engaged, through its subsidiary MTI Instruments, Inc. (MTI Instruments), in the design, manufacture and sale of test and measurement instruments and systems that provide […]

INL and NREL Demonstrate Power Grid Simulation at a Distance

Capability makes national laboratory assets accessible to grid researchers worldwide The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have successfully demonstrated the capability to connect grid simulations at their two labs for real time interaction via the Internet. This new inter-lab capability enables the modeling of power grids in greater […]

SolarEdge announces Collaboration with Tesla Motors to offer Distributed PV Storage Solutions to the Global Market

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in PV inverters, power optimizers, and module-level monitoring services, announced its collaboration with Tesla Motors (“Tesla”) to provide an inverter solution that will allow for grid and photovoltaic integration with Tesla’s home battery solution, the Powerwall. The joint development by SolarEdge and Tesla builds on SolarEdge’s […]

Clean-energy innovation essential to meeting climate goals

With 2-degree target adrift, IEA report calls for tripling public spending on low-carbon technology R&D A concerted push for clean-energy innovation is the only way the world can meet its climate goals, the International Energy Agency said on Monday as it released its flagship energy technology report. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives 2015 (ETP 2015), […]

Europe must push Renewable Energy Production to achieve Climate Targets, Study says

More than 45% of European electricity production would need to come from renewable energy sources by 2030, if Europe wants to meet its climate targets. The finding comes from a just-published study on the electric sector in Europe by the non-government organization CDP. The European Commission is pushing to cut European greenhouse gases emissions by […]

UK renewable energy jobs grow over 7 times faster than national average employment growth

New figures show significant boost in renewable energy employment Uncertain political climate could threaten strong growth The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has today released regional and national jobs analysis, which has revealed remarkable growth in the UK’s renewable energy labour market. In the UK as a whole, employment in renewable energy increased by 9% across […]

Ormat Technologies announces closing of its equity transaction with Northleaf for the sale and purchase of an equity interest in a portfolio with an aggregate value of $442 million

Ormat receives $162.3 million for 36.75% equity interest in a 106 MW portfolio Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Ormat Nevada Inc. (Ormat) fulfilled all conditions precedent and achieved financial closing under the previously announced equity transaction with Northleaf Capital Partners. Pursuant to the purchase agreement, which the parties executed […]

Capstone Chosen for Energy Project to Upgrade Top Pork Producer in Lithuania

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a C800 microturbine to upgrade a leading pork producer in Lithuania. Sarlin Oy Ab, Capstone’s distributor for Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned in […]

U.S. Geothermal provides Company Update

U.S. Geothermal Inc., a leading renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, provides this update on the results of its three operating projects for the first quarter of 2015, and the status of development activities. OPERATIONS Our three operating plants produced 95,926 megawatt-hours during the first quarter, […]