Archive for the ‘Electricity’ Category

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Huge Growth for Global Geothermal Market in 2013, Says GEA

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

Huge Growth for Global Geothermal Market in 2013, Says GEA 2013 was a significant year for the global geothermal industry as projects located in the[...]
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Crowd-Funded US Rooftop Solar May Reach $5 Billion in Five Years

Posted on April 10th, 2014 by

Crowd-Funded US Rooftop Solar May Reach $5 Billion in Five Years Crowdfunding may give the rooftop solar sector $5 billion worth of investments within five[...]
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Huge Waste-to-Energy Plant Planned for Ohio

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Huge Waste-to-Energy Plant Planned for Ohio A 9.4 MW biogas combined heat and power (CHP) plant is being developed in Grove City, Ohio. The plant[...]
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Solar Frontier Sets Another Record for PV Efficiency

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 by

Solar Frontier Sets Another Record for PV Efficiency In a joint research effort with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Solar Frontier[...]
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Germany’s $2.8 Billion Power Link With Norway Jeopardized

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

Germany’s $2.8 Billion Power Link With Norway Jeopardized Plans to build Germany’s 387- mile long cable worth as much as 2 billion euros ($2.8 billion)[...]
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Suez Environnement to Construct Waste-to-Energy Plant in China

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

Suez Environnement to Construct Waste-to-Energy Plant in China Suez Environnement, Europe’s second-largest water company, and Chinese partners agreed to build an incinerator near Shanghai to[...]
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FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

FERC Approves License for Revolutionary Tidal Energy Project The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently issued a 10-year license to Public Utility District No.1 of Snohomish[...]
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Inga 3 Hydropower Project Receives IDA Technical Assistance Grant

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by

Inga 3 Hydropower Project Receives IDA Technical Assistance Grant The World Bank Group’s Board of Directors approved a $73.1 million International Development Association grant to[...]
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Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Transmission Lines to Carry Wind Power Across US Sparks Controversy Clean Line Energy Partners wants to build a $2.2 billion 750-mile-long high-voltage transmission lines to[...]
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Green Energy Created Nearly 80,000 Jobs in the U.S. During 2013

Posted on March 17th, 2014 by

Green Energy Created Nearly 80,000 Jobs in the U.S. During 2013 America’s green energy economy created roughly 78,600 new jobs in 2013, benefitting virtually every[...]
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Austin Energy Buys PV From SunEdison at Possibly the Lowest Solar Rate of 5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by

Austin Energy Buys PV From SunEdison at Possibly the Lowest Solar Rate of 5 Cents per Kilowatt-Hour City-owned Austin Energy is about to sign a[...]
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Tidal Energy Project Accepted by U.K.’s Planning Inspectorate

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

Tidal Energy Project Accepted by U.K.’s Planning Inspectorate A proposal for a 320 MW tidal energy project in Swansea Bay, South Wales have been accepted[...]
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Duke Acquires Two 20MW California Solar Farms From Infigen

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

Duke Acquires Two 20 MW California Solar Farms From Infigen Duke Energy Corp., the biggest utility owner in the U.S., is acquiring two 20 MW[...]
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Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes

Posted on March 3rd, 2014 by

Offshore Wind Turbines May Weaken Oncoming Hurricanes New research by Stanford University and the University of Delaware claims that an army of offshore wind turbines[...]
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Beech Ridge Energy Plans Battery Storage System at Wind Farm in West Virginia

Posted on February 28th, 2014 by

Beech Ridge Energy Plans Battery Storage System at Wind Farm in West Virginia Beech Ridge Energy LLC has applied for approval at the West Virginia[...]
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Atlantis Raises $20 Million Pounds for Tidal Project

Posted on February 27th, 2014 by

Atlantis Raises $20 Million Pounds for Tidal Project Atlantis Resources Corp., a Morgan Stanley-backed tidal turbine manufacturer, raised a total of 20 million pounds through[...]