Posts Tagged ‘solar power’

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EU Will be Forced to Curtail Green Power to Avoid Overloading

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by

EU Will be Forced to Curtail Green Power to Avoid Overloading Network operators in Europe are likely to curb wind and solar generation at times[...]
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How Energy Storage Can Make Decentralized Electricity Work in America

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

The Renewable Energy Era will rank alongside the Information Age and the Industrial Revolution as one of the great milestones in human history.  Like those[...]
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Shunfeng Acquires Suntech to Become Top Solar Supplier

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by

Shunfeng Acquires Suntech to Become Top Solar Supplier Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd. has acquired Wuxi Suntech Power for $480 million to rejoin the ranks of[...]
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GE Invests $24 Million in India’s Largest Solar Plant

Posted on April 29th, 2014 by

GE Invests $24 Million in India’s Largest Solar Plant General Electric Co. is putting $24 million in Welspun Energy Ltd., India’s biggest solar power plant.[...]
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China to Build More Renewable Facilities than U.S. , EU and Japan Combined

Posted on November 14th, 2013 by

China to Build More Renewable Facilities than U.S. , EU and Japan Combined According to the International Energy Agency, China is expected to build more[...]
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U.K. Looking To Increase Solar Eight-Fold by 2020

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by

U.K. Looking To Increase Solar Eight-Fold by 2020 Energy Minister Greg Barker said the U.K. can multiply its solar power capacity eight-fold by 2020 in[...]
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California Solar Initiative for PV Succeeds: What’s Next?

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

California Solar Initiative (CSI), the groundbreaking solar incentive program for consumers that began in 2007, is coming to a successful conclusion. Most of its nearly[...]
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Pleasanton City’s Energy and Sustainability Strategies

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by

  The City of Pleasanton strives to be the greenest city in the state, and it also has one of the most comprehensive climate action[...]
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Chinese Solar Stocks Climbs as China Plans to Increase its Solar Power Capacity

Posted on January 13th, 2013 by

Chinese Solar Stocks Climbs as China Plans to Increase its Solar Power Capacity Chinese solar stocks led the benchmark index of U.S. traded shares this[...]
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Bandgap Engineering Aims to Double Solar Cell Efficiency

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by

Bandgap Engineering, a startup company that received  $750,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, is aiming to double the efficiency of[...]
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New Solar Concentrator Can Boost Efficiency 35%

Posted on September 17th, 2012 by

Concentrated solar power (CSP) is usually a term used to describe devices that concentrate sunlight onto water, which then is run through a steam turbine[...]
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How San Francisco Office of Economic Development Dept. Recruits Cleantech Companies

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by

Todd Rufo, Director of Business Development at the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, discusses his organizations approach to recruiting businesses to San Francisco.
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New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by

New regulations toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions were finalized by the Obama administration. The new rules will require the fleet of new cars and trucks[...]
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GE Wind Turbines in Comexhidro Wind Farm, Mexico

Posted on August 20th, 2012 by

GE Wind Turbines in Comexhidro Wind Farm, Mexico GE will provide the Comexhidro Wind Farm located in Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, Mexico a total of[...]
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Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Wind energy is Obama’s focus in Iowa visit this Tuesday Tuesday, President Obama was in Iowa at Oskaloosa, Marshalltown and Waterloo, talking about his support[...]
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Honda’s 1st EV Car Delivered To Couple

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by

Honda’s 1st EV Car Delivered To Couple American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has delivered its first all-electric 2013 Honda Fit EV to couple, Matt and[...]