Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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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[...]
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Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project

Posted on September 26th, 2014 by

Masdar Acquires Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Project Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. agreed to acquire half of Statoil ASA’s stake in[...]
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Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by

Coal Mogul Express Probability of More Bankruptcies Robert E. Murray, the owner of Murray Energy Corp. – the biggest closely held U.S. coal producer, said[...]
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Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough Novatec Solar- a company owned by Australia’s Transfield Holdings – has commissioned a solar thermal energy demonstration plant in[...]
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Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Brazil Sets Concession Auction for 8,040 MW Hydro Project Brazil’s mines and energy ministry has released guidelines for the concession auction to develop the 8,040[...]
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Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy Dubai is set for a solar power advancement, as the government creates mandates that would allow property owners[...]
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Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Iberdrola Refurbishes 45 Small Hydro Facilities in Spain Spanish utility Iberdrola reports that it has modernized almost half of its 92 small hydropower projects over[...]
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Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Shunfeng Aims for 3 GW of Installations to Rival Biggest Solar Manufacturers Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., which plans to become one of the world’s largest[...]
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U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

U.K. Treatment Facility Turns Waste into Black Gold Manchester’s Davyhulme treatment facility, which handles the sewage of 1.2 million people, is now utilizing thermal hydrolysis[...]
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Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nudging Can Save Europe Billions on Electricity Bills European energy consumers could save 2.4 billion euros from electricity bills using psychology to nudge them into[...]
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Verizon Allots $40 Million to Its Triple Solar Energy Capacity

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Verizon Allots $40 Million to Its Triple Solar Energy Capacity Verizon Communications Inc., the biggest U.S. wireless carrier, is investing almost $40 million to triple[...]
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Atlantis Secures $83 Million for World’s Biggest Tidal-Stream System

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Atlantis Secures $83 Million for World’s Biggest Tidal-Stream System Atlantis Resources Corp, a Morgan Stanley- backed maker of tidal turbines, raised about 50 million pounds[...]
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Global Panel Shortage Seen Due to Solar Boom

Posted on August 20th, 2014 by

Global Panel Shortage Seen Due to Solar Boom The solar industry is facing an impending shortage of PV panels, ending a two-year slump caused by[...]
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Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Marine Renewable Energy Advancement Taking Longer Than Hoped Given the common knowledge that our planet is covered mostly by water, it is bizarre to many[...]
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German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

German Utilities Remunerated to Stabilize Grid Due to Increase Solar and Wind Germany’s drive to further increase power output from renewable energy is causing so[...]