St. Charles company riding solar energy waves – Post-Bulletin

Post-BulletinSt. Charles company riding solar energy wavesPost-BulletinThe boom in growth has to do with the rising trend in viable solar energy investments. Solar energy is becoming more common, and that’s only expected to continue. According to a recent Solar Energy Industries Association report, “the United States …

Solar energy fails a free market test – Tyler Morning Telegraph

Huffington PostSolar energy fails a free market testTyler Morning TelegraphThere’s a case to be made for solar power. But it’s not a case based on free-market economics. Rather, it’s a case based upon the premises that solar power is clean, and that clean is better than cheap. President Barack Obama doesn’t seem to get that, …What You Need to Know about Solar PowerHuffington PostSoCal Edison wants to slash rooftop solar incentivesThe Desert SunDistributed Solar Power Developer In India Attracts $150 Million InvestmentCleanTechnicaall 8 news articles »

Collins Bus delivers first in new line of CNG buses – Hutchinson News

School Transportation NewsCollins Bus delivers first in new line of CNG busesHutchinson News”We are excited to see the delivery of the first Ford Factory OEM approved CNG Type A school bus,” said John Walsh, vice president of sales for ASV Bus, a subsidiary of Allied Specialty Vehicles that is the parent of Collins Bus. “The Collins NEXBUS …ASV’s Collins Bus Delivers First Production Units of its NEXBUS CNG Type A …School Transportation NewsPa. School District Gets Collins’ New NEXBUS CNG BusesNGT Newsall 3 news articles »

ASV’s Collins Bus Delivers First Production Units of its NEXBUS CNG Type A … – School Transportation News

School Transportation NewsASV’s Collins Bus Delivers First Production Units of its NEXBUS CNG Type A …School Transportation News“We are excited to see the delivery of the first Ford Factory OEM approved CNG Type A school bus,” said John Walsh, vice president of sales for ASV Bus. “The Collins NEXBUS CNG model demonstrates ASV’s commitment to meeting customer demands for …Collins Bus delivers first in new line of CNG busesHutchinson NewsPa. School District Gets Collins’ New NEXBUS CNG BusesNGT Newsall 3 news articles »

What You Need to Know about Solar Power – Huffington Post

Huffington PostWhat You Need to Know about Solar PowerHuffington PostThe U.S. energy is booming and now is the time for businesses, homeowners and investors to profit. Solar energy isn’t just limited to the US; it has now become a global standard. Increasing worries about climate change have compelled many to relook at …Distributed Solar Power Developer In India Attracts $150 Million InvestmentCleanTechnicaall 5 news articles »

Proposed changes to UK’s FiT program met with backlash from small hydro sector – HydroWorld

Telegraph.co.ukProposed changes to UK’s FiT program met with backlash from small hydro sectorHydroWorldThe proposals would be particularly damaging to hydropower, Blamire said, due to the development schedules required by many plants. “The cuts could also spell the end for much of the hydro industry, which has enjoyed a renaissance but relies more …Feed-in tariff future in doubt as government moves to slash renewable energy …Business Greenall 202 news articles »

The promise of wind farms in southwest Virginia – Washington Post

The promise of wind farms in southwest VirginiaWashington PostHow sad to see some folks fighting a proposed wind farm in southwest Virginia’s Tazewell County, as reported in the Aug. 23 Metro article “Fighting for the hills of their heritage.” If built, this same wind farm could spark an economic turnaround in …

Solar energy saves Somers farm – WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

WTNH Connecticut News (press release)Solar energy saves Somers farmWTNH Connecticut News (press release)SOMERS, Conn. (WTNH) — How can “clean energy” help to save Connecticut’s family farms? That’s what a big project in northern Connecticut, a “solar farm” in the middle of an agricultural farm in Somers, is doing. The farm is one of the largest solar …and more »

GRU in no hurry to buy power from biomass plant – Gainesville Sun

GRU in no hurry to buy power from biomass plantGainesville SunAfter an early August lightning strike caused the biomass plant to shut down and reboot, General Manager Ed Bielarski says there’s no time limit on how long Gainesville Regional Utilities can hold out on purchasing more power from the biomass plant and …and more »

GRU in no hurry to buy power from biomass plant – Gainesville Sun

GRU in no hurry to buy power from biomass plantGainesville SunAfter an early August lightning strike caused the biomass plant to shut down and reboot, General Manager Ed Bielarski says there’s no time limit on how long Gainesville Regional Utilities can hold out on purchasing more power from the biomass plant and …and more »

SunEdison withdraws application to build wind farm in Hancock County – Press Herald

Press HeraldSunEdison withdraws application to build wind farm in Hancock CountyPress HeraldA DEP staff analysis of the project raised concerns about the proposed wind farm’s potential impact on bats and migratory birds, citing a study by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife that found the mortality risk to birds was the highest …SunEdison withdraws application for Hancock wind projectBangor Daily Newsall 6 news articles »

400+ dams could irrevocably harm Amazon ecology — but solutions exist – Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com400+ dams could irrevocably harm Amazon ecology — but solutions existMongabay.comThere are currently 412 major hydroelectric dams in operation, under construction, or planned for the Amazon basin or in its headwaters, reported The Guardian in April. Those plans will bring an “end of free-flowing rivers”, …. “Comprehensive …

Britain is falling behind in solar energy while other nations surge ahead – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukBritain is falling behind in solar energy while other nations surge aheadTelegraph.co.ukRooftop solar energy has been spreading far faster in Britain than anyone expected, as a result of the scheme, which pays householders a “feed-in tariff” for the electricity their panels produce. Some 625,000 homes have installed them and, together …Solar energy fails a free market testTyler Morning TelegraphWhat You Need to Know about Solar PowerHuffington PostBatteries: The Only Missing Link in India’s Solar Energy StoryCleanTechnicaLincolnshire Echo -Breaking Energy -Express.co.ukall 202 news articles »

Germany could rethink role of biomass plants – experts – ICIS

Germany could rethink role of biomass plants – expertsICISAs Germany’s prepares to revise its renewable energy law again, experts say the country should review the role of biomass – a carbon-neutral way of balancing fluctuating wind and solar electricity generation. Germany’s previous renewable energy law …

Onshore wind could be ‘subsidy-free’ by 2020, says think tank – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Onshore wind could be ‘subsidy-free’ by 2020, says think tankWindpower Monthly (subscription)”A moratorium on onshore wind is likely to lead to a higher cost to consumers of meeting decarbonisation objectives. For example, replacing 1GW of onshore wind with the equivalent amount of power from offshore wind would increase the cost to consumers …Report: ‘Subsidy free’ wind energy contracts offer cheapest route to …Business GreenOnshore Wind Most Efficient Low Carbon Technology In UKCleanTechnicaPolicy Exchange: Onshore wind could be as cheap as gas by 2020edie.netRecharge (subscription)all 6 news articles »

MidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for 2 wind power farms – PennEnergy

PennEnergyMidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for 2 wind power farmsPennEnergyDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa. The company says there will be 134 generators at the Ida County site and 104 at the site in O’Brien County, providing a combined capacity of 552 …MidAmerican Energy To Locate New Wind Farms In IowaNorth American WindpowerMidAmerican announces plans for wind farms in Ida and O’Brien countiesRadio IowaMidAmerican Energy eyes 2016 for two wind farms in IowaOmaha World-HeraldNewton Daily News -Recharge (subscription)all 50 news articles »

FFP New Hydro To Deliver 21 Hydroelectric Projects On Existing US Dams – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaFFP New Hydro To Deliver 21 Hydroelectric Projects On Existing US DamsCleanTechnicaThese developments will allow FFP New Hydro to continue the development of its portfolio of 21 advanced stage hydropower projects that are being developed on existing US dams over five states — Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Mississippi, and …and more »

FFP New Hydro To Deliver 21 Hydroelectric Projects On Existing US Dams – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaFFP New Hydro To Deliver 21 Hydroelectric Projects On Existing US DamsCleanTechnicaThese developments will allow FFP New Hydro to continue the development of its portfolio of 21 advanced stage hydropower projects that are being developed on existing US dams over five states — Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indiana, Mississippi, and …

UP to announce Biomass Energy Policy 2015 – Business Standard

UP to announce Biomass Energy Policy 2015Business StandardUttar Pradesh is targetting 1,000 megawatt (mw) of biomass energy under the new UP Biomass Energy Policy 2015, which is being finalised. The government is mulling providing 100% stamp duty on ac…

Nordex 6MW offshore design available for sale – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Nordex 6MW offshore design available for saleWindpower Monthly (subscription)Nordex would consider any bids from interested parties for the purchase of the intellectual property and design rights to the N150/6000 6MW turbine. A a spokesperson told Windpower Monthly: “If there was any interest we would be open to talking [about …