Cape Wind suspended from New England market – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Cape Wind suspended from New England marketWindpower Monthly (subscription)On 31 December, National Grid and Northeast Utilities’ NStar ended their power purchase agreements for 77.5% of Cape Wind’s proposed 468MW capacity. Cape Wind has agreed to lease space for staging at New Bedford’s Marine Commerce Terminal.Blowing awayWorcester TelegramBill Koch: Rich Enough to Stop the WindHuffington PostCape Wind dealt another blowSouthCoastToday.comall 5 news articles »

Schneider Highlights Limitations of Solar Energy – Vanguard

Schneider Highlights Limitations of Solar EnergyVanguardSchneider Electrics last week said that even as solar energy is considered one of the best options to the grid electricity generation, the problem with it was the space. The company’s new Country President, Mr Walid Sheta said that his company has vast …’ Power Sector Needs Huge Investment to Provide Regular Electricity’The Guardianall 2 news articles »

Aspen hydro is dead in the water — for now – Aspen Times

Aspen hydro is dead in the water — for nowAspen TimesThe city of Aspen will let its most current federal permit linked to the proposed hydropower plant on Castle Creek expire in March, the Aspen City Council decided Tuesday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission granted Aspen its first three-year …

New York ranks 9th among states using solar energy – WBNG-TV

New York ranks 9th among states using solar energyWBNG-TVVestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) New York State has cracked the top ten in terms of states that use the most solar energy. The Empire State currently sits in the 9th spot and is continuing to climb. …

Asset finance arm Lombard funds Cobbins Nursery biomass – Horticulture Week

Horticulture WeekAsset finance arm Lombard funds Cobbins Nursery biomassHorticulture WeekThe new biomass boiler – which replaces ageing coal and oil powered versions – will bring a number of benefits to the business including a minimum annual fuel saving of £70,000. Cobbins will also benefit from the Government’s Renewable Heat Incentive …

Report: Wash., Ore. Could Vastly Expand Renewable Power Production – OPB News

OPB NewsReport: Wash., Ore. Could Vastly Expand Renewable Power ProductionOPB NewsSolar, wind, hydropower, biomass, geothermal and waste-to-energy electricity production could account for 98 percent of Oregon’s and Washington’s electricity needs in just 15 years, according to two new reports. The reports from the Wind Energy …and more »

CNG station coming to Gate property on Heckscher Drive – Jacksonville Business Journal

Jacksonville Business JournalCNG station coming to Gate property on Heckscher DriveJacksonville Business JournalEarl Benton, who had Trillium built the first public access CNG station for his Champion Brands fleet, said that it was important for there to be an alternative CNG station in town should something happen with his station. “I was elated when we got …

Wind Power: Iberdrola, Neoenergia tap Gamesa to supply 84 MW – PennEnergy

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Wind Power: Iberdrola, Neoenergia tap Gamesa to supply 84 MWPennEnergyIberdrola and Neoenergia, via the Força Eólica do Brasil consortium, have awarded Gamesa a contract to supply 42 state-of-the-art wind turbines to the three wind farms being developed by the two companies in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in …Iberdrola choses Gamesa for Brazilian trioWindpower Monthly (subscription)Gamesa Nets Order From Brazilian ConsortiumNorth American WindpowerGamesa to supply 82MW of turbines for three Brazilian wind farmsCleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business ReviewreNewsall 13 news articles »

Lombard funds Cobbins Nursery biomass – Horticulture Week

Horticulture WeekLombard funds Cobbins Nursery biomassHorticulture WeekA Sussex horticultural business has acquired a biomass boiler which is the largest in the region to be installed with financial support from Lombard – the asset finance arm of NatWest. Cobbins Nursery in Ferring, West Sussex, has installed the 1MW …Sussex horticultural firm goes even greener thanks to £650k fundingbdailyall 2 news articles »

Hawaii’s Puna Geothermal fined for clean air violations – Marianas Variety

KITV HonoluluHawaii’s Puna Geothermal fined for clean air violationsMarianas VarietyHONOLULU (KHON 2) — Hawaii’s only geothermal power plant has been fined for violating the state’s air pollution law (HRS §342B-11). The Hawaii State Department of Health cited Puna Geothermal Venture for operational, emission and notification …County suspends home purchase program over lava concernsThe Killeen Daily Heraldall 37 news articles »

Wind Energy To Power Portion Of Whirlpool’s Ohio Facility – North American Windpower

Toledo BladeWind Energy To Power Portion Of Whirlpool’s Ohio FacilityNorth American Windpower”We’re making positive progress on improving our operations’ footprint, while manufacturing energy-efficient products. The dishwashers we make in Findlay are designed to lower energy and water consumption for our consumers while improving performance …Whirlpool, Ball invest in Wind FarmToledo BladeBall Corp., Whirlpool to use wind energy at Findlay factoriesThe CourierWhirlpool to install wind power in OhioToday’s Energy SolutionsEnergy Matters -SeeNews Renewables -Yorkshire Postall 28 news articles »

FPL proposes to almost double Florida’s solar power by end of 2016 – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comFPL proposes to almost double Florida’s solar power by end of 2016Tampabay.comPresident Barack Obama, with DeSoto construction manager Greg Bove, center, and then-Florida Power and Light CEO Lewis Hay, tours the DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center in Arcadia in 2009. FPL plans to build three solar farms that would …Parrish key to FPL’s plans for more solar energyBradenton HeraldMd. bucks national trend toward solar energyBaltimore SunNREL Says Solar Had Boom Year in 2014, but We Still Need More GrowthSolarenergy.netSaintPetersBlog (blog) -Economic Times -Financial Timesall 158 news articles »

New Technology Provides Cheaper Solar Energy – Buildings (press release) (blog)

Buildings (press release) (blog)New Technology Provides Cheaper Solar EnergyBuildings (press release) (blog)A new type of photovoltaic device developed by researchers could drastically lower the start-up costs for solar systems and bring renewable energy from the sun to more places than ever before. While the implementation of solar arrays has increased with …New-generation solar panels far cheaper, more efficient: scientistsReutersSolar panels made with ‘perovskite’ mineral are cheaper and more efficient …Raw StoryThere’s a sunny future ahead for rooftop solar power: here’s whyThe Conversation AUall 31 news articles »

New-generation solar panels far cheaper, more efficient: scientists – Reuters

Buildings (press release) (blog)New-generation solar panels far cheaper, more efficient: scientistsReutersLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A new generation of solar panels made from a mineral called perovskite has the potential to convert solar energy into household electricity more cheaply than ever before, according to a study from Briain’s Exeter …New Technology Provides Cheaper Solar EnergyBuildings (press release) (blog)Solar panels made with ‘perovskite’ mineral are cheaper and more efficient …Raw StoryPerovskite shows promise for low-cost solar energyEE Times Indiaall 11 news articles »

Chinese wind output falls in 2014 – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Chinese wind output falls in 2014Windpower Monthly (subscription)The decline was largely down to curtailments and weaker wind conditions in the northern provinces of Jilin and Gansu. However, China’s wind capacity rose by around 30% to reach 18.81GW during 2014. Wind has overtaken nuclear energy to become the …

Canada Is #5 For Renewable Investment – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaCanada Is #5 For Renewable InvestmentCleanTechnicaCanada’s biggest renewable sector is hydropower. There is 73 GW of hydroelectric capacity. More than half of this is in Quebec, but BC and Manitoba also obtain most of their electricity from dams. As a result, all three provinces have grids that are …

Canada Is #5 For Renewable Investment – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaCanada Is #5 For Renewable InvestmentCleanTechnicaCanada’s biggest renewable sector is hydropower. There is 73 GW of hydroelectric capacity. More than half of this is in Quebec, but BC and Manitoba also obtain most of their electricity from dams. As a result, all three provinces have grids that are …and more »

Wind Power Deals & Company News – Recharge (subscription)

Recharge (subscription)Wind Power Deals & Company NewsRecharge (subscription)The turbines, which will be assembled according to local-content rules, will be installed in the Itarema 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 plants in the northeastern Ceará state. The wind farms will have to be ready in 2017 and delivery of the turbines is scheduled for …