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Capstone to Upgrade Plastics Manufacturing Plant in El Salvador With Microturbine Power

Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it has secured an order to upgrade the Salvaplastic manufacturing plant in San Salvador, El Salvador. This will serve as Capstone’s first project in El Salvador with hopes that it will encourage the development of future projects […]

New Research Reveals Impact of China’s Carbon Policies on Business

Seismic policy shifts are underway in China as it transitions toward a lower-carbon, more resource efficient economy, according to a series of new reports by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). IISD examined over 100 low-carbon policies to assess their impact on China’s 1,600 industrial development zones. The research also contains a first-of-its kind […]

Green Finance is a Growing Focus for China

Report on “Greening China’s Financial System” coming in April Green finance will accelerate the transition toward a sustainable economy in China and improve China’s financial system. This is according to a preliminary report from the Financial Research Institute of the Development Research Center of the State Council of China (DRC) and the International Institute for […]

Air Products Increases Quarterly Dividend for 33rd Consecutive Year

The Board of Directors of Air Products (NYSE:APD) today increased the quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock to 81 cents per share from 77 cents, representing an increase of five percent. The dividend is payable on May 11, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 1, 2015. This marks […]

Energy Department Selects 11 Tribal Communities to Deploy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that 11 tribal communities will receive nearly $6 million to accelerate the implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies on tribal lands. As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to partner with Tribal Nations, these projects provide Indian Tribes and Alaska Native villages clean energy options […]

RenewableUK comments on Chancellor’s Budget announcement on financial support for pioneering Tidal Lagoon energy project

For the renewable energy sector, the most significant part of today’s Budget speech was the announcement by the Chancellor George Osborne that the Government is opening talks with Tidal Lagoon Power on providing financial support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project. RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal Development Manager Dee Nunn said: “This is a significant […]

Upcoming Funding Opportunity to Advance Low-Impact Hydropower Technologies

On March 18, EERE’s Water Power Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity titled “Research and Development of Innovative Technologies for Low Impact Hydropower Development.” This funding will support the research and development of new innovations in hydropower drivetrain and civil works technologies for low-impact hydropower development. While hydropower already supplies […]

U.S. Geothermal Inc. reports 2014 Year End Results, reaffirms 2015 Guidance

U.S. Geothermal Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE MKT: HTM, TSX: GTH), a leading and profitable renewable energy company focused on the development, production, and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, announced today its financial and operating results for the 12 months ending December 31, 2014 (the “Year End”), and reaffirmed guidance for 2015, along with notable […]

Kyocera, Energetik and Solare Datensysteme to Launch Energy Storage Solution in Germany

Allowing easy, flexible installation and monitoring of electricity data, high-efficiency battery storage systems will contribute to optimal energy use inside the home Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi), Energetik Solartechnologie-Vertriebs GmbH (Managing Directors: Mr. Thomas Stork, Mr. Frank Rohland) and Solare Datensysteme GmbH (CEO: Dr. Frank Schlichting) today announced that the companies have teamed up to […]

BCSE Statement on Re-Introduction of Portman-Shaheen Energy Efficiency Bill

Clean Energy Industries Applaud Senators for Bipartisan Leadership The Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) released the following statement from BCSE President Lisa Jacobson in reaction to today’s re-introduction of the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act by Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH): “The Business Council for Sustainable Energy applauds Senators […]