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Eastman Signs Agreement to Support Solar Power in Maryland

Community Energy, Inc. and Eastman Chemical Company today announced an agreement to develop new solar generation in Maryland. The power purchase agreement provides the long term customer commitment necessary to finance construction and operation of new, local solar generation, and will provide Eastman power for the next twenty years. Developed by Community Energy, the new […]

Nokia Siemens Networks, Ballard Power Systems develop fuel cell backup power for mobile networks

Designed to support mobile networks during and after commercial grid outages Passed NTT DOCOMO evaluation tests and Japan statutory approval for power supply Nokia Siemens Networks is working with Ballard Power Systems, Inc. to develop mobile networks that can continue to operate during power blackouts. Japanese operator NTT DOCOMO has evaluated the Nokia Siemens Networks […]

Plug Power Secures Colruyt Group as GenDrive Customer in Belgium

Supermarket Chain Will Add 200 Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cells to Its Distribution Facility in Belgium Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, announces European supermarket leader Colruyt Group as its next GenDrive fuel cell customer in Europe. Colruyt Group will use 200 GenDrive units in its Halle, Belgium, facility. […]

18 Schools Across California Turn To SunEdison To Save Millions With Solar

The schools expect to save $30 million over 20 years with more than 9 megawatts of solar SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), the largest global renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed 20-year power-purchase agreements with six school districts across California. These agreements will see more than 9 megawatts of solar installed at 18 […]

ScottishPower Renewables Agrees Thirty-Year Deal with Port of Lowestoft

ScottishPower Renewables has announced a second boost for the renewable energy industry in East Anglia. The day after the company officially submitted plans for the East Anglia THREE project, a thirty-year deal has been agreed with the Port of Lowestoft to act as a construction and operations hub for the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm. […]

Recurrent Energy closes Financing for 100 MW Astoria Solar Power Project

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s largest solar project developers, closed on a tax equity investment commitment with GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services for the 100 megawatt […]

XZERES Acquires Southwest Windpower’s Skystream Product Line

Acquisition Includes Next-Generation Skystream Designs, IP Portfolio and Manufacturing Assets XZERES Corp. (PINKSHEETS: XPWR), designer, manufacturer and marketer of small (2.5 – 10kW) wind powered, distributed energy turbines and other renewable energy products, has acquired the assets of Southwest Windpower. The acquisition complements and solidifies XZERES’ global offering of small wind turbines with best in […]

New report: Over $15 billion in savings possible on Texas electric bills by growing wind energy

Texas homeowners and business owners can keep more money in their pockets, and rural Texas ranchers and family farmers can receive millions of dollars more a year in land lease payments, by building new wind farms tapping into more of the state’s low-cost wind energy resources. That’s according to a new report, “A wind vision […]

Canada’s Path to Climate Prosperity

Report finds Canada’s renewable electricity advantage is key to cutting carbon pollution To meet Canada’s commitment to decarbonize its energy system and contribute to fighting climate change, we will need to produce twice as much renewable electricity across the country as we do today and use that energy efficiently to power our buildings, vehicles and […]

NREL Estimates Economically Viable U.S. Renewable Generation

Analysts at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are providing, for the first time, a method for measuring the economic potential of renewable energy across the United States. A study applying this new method found that renewable energy generation is economically viable in many parts of the United States largely due to rapidly […]