Annnapolis could reap $260K annually with Energy Park lease – CapitalGazette.com

CapitalGazette.comAnnnapolis could reap $260K annually with Energy Park leaseCapitalGazette.comAnnapolis Renewable Energy Park would house the nation’s largest solar energy project installed on a closed landfill, Mayor Mike Pantelides said. The city’s landfill, located near Interstate 97, Maryland Route 450 and Crownsville Road in Anne Arundel …

Residential solar energy company opening in McAllen – KGBT-TV

KGBT-TVResidential solar energy company opening in McAllenKGBT-TVThe Valley’s first solar energy installation company will move to McAllen and said they can lower your energy bill. Graeme Walker the CEO of Alba Energy found success in Austin, and his growing solar energy company decided to make the Rio Grande Valley …

Salas biomass bill makes progress – Hanford Sentinel

Hanford SentinelSalas biomass bill makes progressHanford SentinelLocal farmers say they have few affordable options for orchard disposal other than open-field burning or sending the waste to a biomass facility. According to Salas, biomass facilities cu…

Detroit to install solar-powered compactors – Recycling Today

MLive.comDetroit to install solar-powered compactorsRecycling TodayDetroit-based DTE Energy has announced it will install solar-powered trash compactor and recycling units in its downtown Detroit neighborhood in an effort to help make the city cleaner and greener. The Bigbelly, Needham, Massachusetts, units, the first …DTE Energy to Install Detroit’s First Solar Energy Trash CompactorsThomasNet News (press release) (blog)all 114 news articles »

Vestas racking up big orders for new U.S. wind farms – Denver Business Journal (blog)

Denver Business Journal (blog)Vestas racking up big orders for new U.S. wind farmsDenver Business Journal (blog)Vestas Wind Systems is racking up more orders from customers eager to put the Danish manufacturer’s wind turbines to work across the United States. In the last week, Vestas has announced orders for more than 250 of its wind turbines for U.S. wind farms.Wind Power Deals & Company NewsRecharge (subscription)Vestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind FarmCleanTechnicaVestas signs two deals in Northern EuropeWindpower Monthly (subscription)SeeNews Renewables -North American Windpower -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 36 news articles »

16 Denver-owned buildings to be powered by solar – 9NEWS.com

9NEWS.com16 Denver-owned buildings to be powered by solar9NEWS.comDENVER – SunShare, a community solar company with headquarters in Denver, announced on Tuesday that 400 kilowatts of solar energy from two solar gardens in Denver will soon provide power to 16 city-owned locations. The buildings will be powered by …Community solar could dominate U.S. energyFierce EnergyDOE Grants $32M to SolarACHR NEWSCologne Becomes First All-Solar Minnesota CityCBS LocalSolar Novus Today -PV Solar Reportall 14 news articles »

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds PSC’s wind farms ruling – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Law JournalWisconsin Supreme Court upholds PSC’s wind farms rulingMilwaukee Journal SentinelThe Realtors association said a report was required because of the potential for wind farms to affect property values. But the Supreme Court agreed with a lower court finding that reports are needed only when a rule is expected to “directly or …State Supreme Court upholds wind turbine rulesWisconsin Law Journalall 24 news articles »

Two Of The World’s Largest Countries Are Joining Forces To Fight Climate Change – ThinkProgress

ThinkProgressTwo Of The World’s Largest Countries Are Joining Forces To Fight Climate ChangeThinkProgressThe target excludes hydropower, an especially contentious power source in Brazil, where large and valuable ecosystems can be flooded out to make way for reservoirs. Brazil also committed to restore and reforest 12 million hectares — an area …Six key issues the US-Brazil climate change announcement could have …Brookings Institution (blog)all 686 news articles »

Russia Planning 40-MW Wind Power Project With North Korea – ValueWalk

ValueWalkRussia Planning 40-MW Wind Power Project With North KoreaValueWalkAccording to Wind Power Monthly, RAO Energy System East, the largest supplier of electricity and heating in the Russia’s Far East, is planning to build four wind farms totaling 40 megawatts on both sides of the Russian-North Korean border. WPM reported …Russian plan to sell wind power to North KoreaWindpower Monthly (subscription)Russia to build N. Korea wind farms: reportThe Korea Heraldall 4 news articles »

Renewables bring 43% of Spain’s power in H1 2015 – SeeNews Renewables

SeeNews RenewablesRenewables bring 43% of Spain’s power in H1 2015SeeNews RenewablesWind farms generated 21.7%, followed by hydropower, with 13.9%. Solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP) … Hydroelectric, PV and CSP plants produced 12%, 4.1% and 3.8%, respectively. In the first half of 2015, gross power demand in …

Wind Power Deals & Company News – Recharge (subscription)

Recharge (subscription)Wind Power Deals & Company NewsRecharge (subscription)Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has won an order to supply the 39MW Øst for Vemb” project in western Jutland, Denmark, with 12 of its V112-3.3MW turbines for Skovgaard Invest. The contract includes a 15-year service agreement, and is part of a …Vestas racking up big orders for new U.S. wind farmsDenver Business Journal (blog)Vestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind FarmCleanTechnicaVestas signs two deals in Northern EuropeWindpower Monthly (subscription)SeeNews Renewables -North American Windpower -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 35 news articles »

Turkey’s largest geothermal plant lent $20m – Energy Live News – Energy Made Easy

Energy Live News – Energy Made EasyTurkey’s largest geothermal plant lent $20mEnergy Live News – Energy Made EasyA London based bank is lending $20 million (£12m) to help build Turkey’s largest geothermal power plant. The Efeler facility is being built by a subsidiary of Güriş Holding, a Turkish renewable energy company. The plant’s five units – three of them …Financing awarded for Turkish geothermal plantGlobal Trade Review (GTR)Project financing signed for Turkey’s Efeler geothermal projectTXF: Trade and Export Finance newsGurmat signs $720m finance agreement for 170MW geothermal project in TurkeyEnergy Business ReviewBalkans.com Business News -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 6 news articles »

James Cameron’s Plan to Fix Solar Panels – Gizmodo

GizmodoJames Cameron’s Plan to Fix Solar PanelsGizmodoCameron himself was an early adopter of solar tech: Besides switching to solar energy on his film sets, he has a 50 kWh array on his own Santa Barbara County property. But even he acknowledges the problems with solar panels, and one of the major …and more »

Vestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind Farm – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaVestas To Supply 150 MW To Texas Wind FarmCleanTechnicaVestas has confirmed that it will be supplying 150 MW worth of wind turbines to the Salt Fork wind power plant in Texas. EDF Renewable Energy placed the order for 75 of Vestas’ V100-2.0 MW turbines to go towards the Salt Fork wind power plant, located …Vestas awarded 185MW Chilean dealWindpower Monthly (subscription)Wind Power Deals & Company NewsRecharge (subscription)Vestas to install 39-MW wind farm in DenmarkSeeNews RenewablesNorth American Windpower -Power Technology -CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 27 news articles »

Wind power subsidy plan set to cost NI households – BBC News

BBC NewsWind power subsidy plan set to cost NI householdsBBC NewsPlans to keep onshore wind farm grants going longer in Northern Ireland than the rest of the UK could cost households £16 extra in their bills. Details have been provided to MLAs by the department of enterprise, trade and investment (DETI). The …and more »

Project financing signed for Turkey’s Efeler geothermal project – TXF: Trade and Export Finance news

CleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business ReviewProject financing signed for Turkey’s Efeler geothermal projectTXF: Trade and Export Finance newsThe EBRD is helping Turkey establish renewable energy as a viable component of its energy mix with a comprehensive long-term financing package for the country’s largest geothermal power plant. Musfik Hami Yamanturk, the CEO of the Güriş Holding …Financing awarded for Turkish geothermal plantGlobal Trade Review (GTR)EBRD plays a leading role in securing long-term funding for Efeler project in …Balkans.com Business NewsEBRD provides $200m loan to Efeler geothermal plant in TurkeyCleanTechnology News, Industry Analysis, Market Research Reports – Clean Technology Business Reviewall 4 news articles »

DTE Energy to Install Detroit’s First Solar Energy Trash Compactors – ThomasNet News (press release) (blog)

MLive.comDTE Energy to Install Detroit’s First Solar Energy Trash CompactorsThomasNet News (press release) (blog)DETROIT — DTE Energy will install smart, solar-powered trash compactor and recycling units in its downtown Detroit neighborhood to help make the city cleaner and greener. The Bigbelly units, the first solar-generated compactors in the city of Detroit …Detroit to install solar-powered compactorsRecycling Todayall 114 news articles »

Thai firms plan 120 MW of biomass projects – SeeNews Renewables

SeeNews RenewablesThai firms plan 120 MW of biomass projectsSeeNews RenewablesJune 30 (SeeNews) – Thai wood furniture maker East Coast Furnitech PCL (BKK:ECF) and local partners plan to jointly bid for and develop biomass power projects at home with a …

WM Launches $13M CNG Fleet – Environmental Leader

WM Launches $13M CNG FleetEnvironmental LeaderWaste Management has launched a $13 million new fleet of compressed natural gas fueled trucks in Waterloo, Iowa. Waste Management has been a pioneer in the use of natural gas in its fleet since the early 1990s. The company’s North American fleet …

Renewable Energy By Any Other Name Doesn’t Smell As Sweet – Forbes

ForbesRenewable Energy By Any Other Name Doesn’t Smell As SweetForbesHowever, unlike the rest of the world, our huge amount of hydropower is not allowed to be recognized as renewable anymore, thus we have to buy wind from another state and throw away hydro-generated electricity when that wind comes online. This rather …Hydro CurrentsHydroWorldall 7 news articles »

Vague promise for wind auction in Spain – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Vague promise for wind auction in SpainWindpower Monthly (subscription)The second promise is a 400MW wind power auction for the Canary Islands. The third is to set new rules this year enabling wind to participate in — and profit from — grid voltage control services. The promises were made by state energy director …