NYPA to acquire two new tugboats – Niagara Frontier Publications

Niagara Frontier PublicationsNYPA to acquire two new tugboatsNiagara Frontier PublicationsA computer rendering shows one of two tugboats recently ordered by the New York Power Authority to replace two aging vessels – the Daniel Joncaire and the Breaker – that support the winter operations of NYPA’s Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant and the …and more »

Wanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With Hands – NPR

Wyoming Public MediaWanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With HandsNPRListen to the Story. All Things Considered. 3 min 54 sec. Playlist; Download. Wind power is a growing part of the energy mix in the United States. And more wind turbines means there are new jobs for people to install and repair them. The job requires a …INSIDE ENERGY: Climbing The Wind Energy Job LadderWyoming Public Mediaall 3 news articles »

OR readers say solar energy is not an “eyesore” – Observer-Reporter

OR readers say solar energy is not an “eyesore”Observer-ReporterMike Jones’ story about the North Strabane Township home powered by solar energy was the most read story all day on Friday. The two panels are each about the size of a two-story garage. Neighbors say the panels are an eyesore and should never have …and more »

New commercial CNG pump opening – Lincoln Journal Star

New commercial CNG pump openingLincoln Journal StarThey have to fill up every day in Lincoln to avoid running out of CNG. (The new station) will allow them to run their normal routes and allow their trucks to run north and west of Columbus. When Stirk …

National Aquarium to use solar energy [Links Roundup] – Technical.ly Baltimore

Technical.ly BaltimoreNational Aquarium to use solar energy [Links Roundup]Technical.ly BaltimoreNational Aquarium, Constellation ink 25-year solar energy deal [Baltimore Business Journal]: “The aquarium has signed a 25-year electricity supply agreement with Constellation Energy Group to buy a portion of its electricity from a new solar power …National Aquarium Offsetting Energy Usage With SolarSolar Industryall 6 news articles »

Global Hydropower Boom Underway – Laboratory Equipment

The Earth TimesGlobal Hydropower Boom UnderwayLaboratory EquipmentHydroelectric power station. Image: Yonezawa-Shi, Yamagata, Japan An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economi…

Report shows positive trends for wind power in Michigan – Michigan Radio

Michigan RadioReport shows positive trends for wind power in MichiganMichigan RadioMuch more wind power was added last year compared to other renewable energy sources like solar (1 MW) and biomass (10 MW). The report says the wind industry has dominated Michigan’s renewable energy portfolio, accounting for nearly 95% of …and more »

Worthington Industries acquires CNG fuel systems manufacturer – Fleet Owner

Worthington Industries acquires CNG fuel systems manufacturerFleet OwnerWorthington Industries has acquired an 80% equity interest in dHybrid Systems, a compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems provider. “The acquisition of dHybrid gives us the opportunity to increase our participation in the fast growing CNG fuel market …

Ex- U.S. energy secretary sees opportunities in Baja California – U-T San Diego

U-T San DiegoEx- U.S. energy secretary sees opportunities in Baja CaliforniaU-T San DiegoTIJUANA — Renewable energy sources such as wind and solar offer new possibilities for Baja California, former U.S. Energy Secretary Bill Richardson said Thursday. “You have the opportunity to become a net energy exporter to California, one of the …

Ryder System (R), C.A.T. Enter Full-Service Lease Agreement for CNG Sleeper … – StreetInsider.com (subscription)

Transport Topics OnlineRyder System (R), C.A.T. Enter Full-Service Lease Agreement for CNG Sleeper …StreetInsider.com (subscription)Ryder System (NYSE: R) announced that C.A.T. Inc. (formally Canadian American Transportation, Inc.) has signed a full-service lease agreement for 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) sleeper tractors. This is Ryder’s first natural gas lease customer in …Progressive Waste Solutions invests in CNG trucks and infrastructureTruck NewsQuebec shipper signs lease deal for 100 CNG trucksCanadianManufacturing.comRyder Signs Its Largest Natural Gas Lease Deal in North America with C.A.T.MarketWatchThe Truckerall 10 news articles »

Goldwind launches low-wind turbines – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Goldwind launches low-wind turbinesWindpower Monthly (subscription)Goldwind took the opportunity to celebrate the making of its 10,000th permanent-magnet direct drive wind turbine. Goldwind is the world’s largest supplier of such wind turbines. Statistics show 23% of new wind installations in 2013 employed the direct …Goldwind resists order to shift turbinesBusiness Spectatorall 9 news articles »

Solar Energy Use In North Carolina Continues To Grow – WFDD

Solar Energy Use In North Carolina Continues To GrowWFDDWFDD contributor Justin Catanoso gives the answer in his column this week in the Business Journal. “It’s solar energy,” he says. “North Carolina has 100 solar energy farms, which is the fifth highest capacity in the country.” Catanosos says the …

Co-op hints at biomass rollout following pilot – edie.net

edie.netCo-op hints at biomass rollout following pilotedie.net… Energy managing director Bruno Berardelli said: “It’s the perfect example of keeping things local and sustainable. Switching to biomass allows retailers like The Co-operative Food to save up to 40% on their heating costs and be environmentally …

EU sets 27% renewable energy target – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)EU sets 27% renewable energy targetWindpower Monthly (subscription)The policy framework also includes a 40% reduction of greenhouse emissions and a 27% increase in energy efficiency. The targets were set as EU-binding. This was a disappointment to many groups, including the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) …EWEA: European Council Leaders Showed ‘Lack Of Ambition’ On Renewables …North American WindpowerEC Agrees on 2030 Climate and Energy Policy FrameworkPOWER magazineall 30 news articles »

Commodities: A partial pump primer – Financial Times

Commodities: A partial pump primerFinancial TimesIn Europe, weak thermal coal prices – as well as rising solar and wind power – have left German households better off than their Dutch counterparts. Large coal-fired power plants generate more than 40 per cent of German electricity, whereas the …and more »

Australian tower firm blames government for 100 job losses – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Australian tower firm blames government for 100 job lossesWindpower Monthly (subscription)Keppel Prince said that the business was sustainable as long as there was a “favourable outcome” relating to the country’s renewable energy target (RET). On Wednesday, federal industry minister Ian Macfarlane indicated that the Government would push …

Australian tower firm blames government for 100 job losses – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)Australian tower firm blames government for 100 job lossesWindpower Monthly (subscription)Keppel Prince said that the business was sustainable as long as there was a “favourable outcome” relating to the country’s renewable energy target (RET). On Wednesday, federal industry minister Ian Macfarlane indicated that the Government would push …wind tower maker cuts 100 jobsSydney Morning HeraldPortland job losses put wind up workers in Denis Napthine’s electorateWA todayRenewable energy target about to get an Abbott-style haircutRenewEconomyall 25 news articles »

Hydropower means a lot worldwide. – The Earth Times

The Earth TimesHydropower means a lot worldwide.The Earth TimesThe present boom in making electricity from hydroelectric sources pays no heed to some political considerations, but helps the trend continue towards renewable energy. Dams grow everywhere …

China Wind Power 2014: Solar, JVs and the Five-Year Plan – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)China Wind Power 2014: Solar, JVs and the Five-Year PlanWindpower Monthly (subscription)In a side event, Make Consulting presented its latest publication “China Wind Power Outlook 2014″. Among others, the Make report forecasts China will install 20.4GW of new capacity in 2014. “Total new installations will exceed 230GW between 2014 and …

China Wind Power 2014: Solar, JVs and the Five-Year Plan – Windpower Monthly (subscription)

Windpower Monthly (subscription)China Wind Power 2014: Solar, JVs and the Five-Year PlanWindpower Monthly (subscription)In a side event, Make Consulting presented its latest publication “China Wind Power Outlook 2014″. Among others, the Make report forecasts China will install 20.4GW of new capacity in 2014. “Total new installations will exceed 230GW between 2014 and …

Southern Utah residents have chance for solar energy discounts – St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George Daily SpectrumSouthern Utah residents have chance for solar energy discountsSt. George Daily SpectrumCEDAR CITY – Iron and Washington County residents exploring the possibility of installing solar energy systems in their homes have the opportunity to speak with leaders in the home solar energy business Wednesday evening to gain information in making …

Region needs Susquehanna hydropower – Cecil Whig

Cecil WhigRegion needs Susquehanna hydropowerCecil WhigDespite this, the Conowingo Project as well as the other hydroelectric projects on the lower Susquehanna River have been assailed in recent weeks with a number of opinion pieces focused on discrete…

Oman’s first wind power plant to help reduce energy subsidies – Zawya (registration)

Oman’s first wind power plant to help reduce energy subsidiesZawya (registration)In the wind sector, Masdar delivered the London Array, the largest offshore wind farm in the world, and is currently part of a consortium working to complete the Dudgeon Wind Farm, a 402MW project in the United Kingdom. In the Middle East, Masdar is …Oman to get £78M wind farmNew Civil Engineerall 2 news articles »

What’s needed for biomass to help hit government targets? – Construction News

What’s needed for biomass to help hit government targets?Construction NewsAs part of this, biomass has become a growth area in the UK and continues to interest investors. However, biomass requires easily replicable solutions to resolve issues around financing, fuel supplies, offtakers and technology, if it is to achieve the …