Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat An engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based[...]
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Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Kenya Inaugurates World’s Biggest Single Turbine Geothermal Plant Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has just inaugurated the world’s largest single turbine geothermal power plant, which will[...]
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Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by

Governor Cuomo Announces First New York Green Bank Deals Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday announced the first transactions of NY Green bank to spur renewable energy[...]
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Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by

Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System Kyocera Solar and Stem have joined hands to provide both solar panels and an intelligent[...]
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SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China SunEdison Inc., this year’s best-performing U.S. solar company, is in talks with a Chinese firm[...]
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Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval

Posted on October 17th, 2014 by

Canada’s Multi-Billion Hydro-Dam Project Wins Environmental Approval Canada’s $7 billion Site C hydroelectric dam on the Peace River won environmental approval, and is on-track for[...]
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Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by

Scotland Approves 4 New Giant Offshore Wind Projects The Scottish government recently gave the green light for the development of four gigantic new wind energy[...]
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Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project

Posted on October 15th, 2014 by

Ecotricity Ventures With Skanska for $800 Million UK Wind Project Ecotricity Group Ltd., a UK wind-farm developer, has teamed-up with Sweden’s Skanska AB to construct[...]
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MidAmerican to Inject Another $280 Million in Iowa Wind Energy

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by

MidAmerican to Inject Another $280 Million in Iowa Wind Energy MidAmerican Energy Co., which had already invested about $15 billion to sustainable energy, plans to[...]
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SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by

SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans SolarCity, the nation’s largest provider of rooftop solar systems, recently announced that it will now act as[...]
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Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables With the sunniest desert on earth, paired with a windy coast, northern Chile has turned into the[...]
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Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by

Canada Opens First Carbon-Capture Coal Plant Canada recently opened its first large-scale power plant that will burn coal while reducing carbon emissions by 90 percent,[...]
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U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by

U.S. Approves Transmission Line to Deliver Quebec Hydropower to NY The U.S. Department of Energy issued a presidential permit approving the development of a 1,000[...]
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Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction The Egyptian government has released financial initiatives to support of sustainable energy infrastructure as the nation[...]
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New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools The city of New York will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled[...]
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Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by

Developers Plan Massive $8 Billion, 2.1 GW Wind Plus Storage Project for California Four energy firms are proposing an $8 billion sustainable energy project that[...]