Category Archive: Press Releases

May 03

Power-Blox uses swarm power to create intelligent autonomous energy grids

The ‘Plug and Power’ technology behind Power-Blox enables anyone, anywhere in the world, to create an autonomous, decentralized, Swarm Grid to power schools, hospitals or an entire village without any management, configuration or maintenance Swiss startup, Power-Blox, has developed a new technology that mimics complex systems in nature to create fully autonomous power grids anywhere …

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Apr 19

Bus Stop Solar Lighting

Urban Solar is pleased to announce it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply its PV Stop lighting systems to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) after successfully winning a competitive solicitation. OCTA chose Urban Solar’s PV Stop to increase safety for riders, further enhancing its bus stop amenities. The PV Stop is a …

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Apr 07

Goodwill To Bring Zero-Emission Electric Delivery Trucks To Bay Area

First-of-its-kind project will have 11 advanced technology, zero-emission, battery-electric trucks on Bay Area roads to reduce air pollution in dense urban communities   SAN FRANCISCO – April 7, 2017 – Today BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and SF Goodwill on …

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Apr 05

SolarWorld: China’s trade aggression still costs jobs in U.S. solar industry

Company hopes issue will come up in talks with Xi Jinping HILLSBORO, Ore., April 5, 2017 – For SolarWorld, China’s trade aggression in the solar sector is a textbook example of how the country – employing an arsenal of price dumping, massive subsidization, cyber-espionage and closed markets – has used unfair trade as a battering ram …

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Apr 03

Economic Growth from Wind and Solar Tax Credits

WASHINGTON (April 3, 2017) – A new analysis by the Natural Resources Defense Council demonstrates how federal tax credit extensions are leading to new wind and solar projects that will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to the U.S. economy in 2017. The report, titled Engine of Growth: The Extension of …

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Mar 28

Lawrence Family Development, Inc. and Solect Energy Partner to Install Rooftop Solar Array

LAWRENCE, MA – March 27, 2017 – Lawrence Family Development, Inc. (LFD), a 501 (c)3 (nonprofit) that includes four major programming areas—including a Massachusetts Commonwealth charter school district that supports language and cultural values important to families in the Lawrence community—recently contracted  Solect Energy, the Commonwealth’s  leading commercial installer of solar energy systems, and PowerOptions …

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Mar 28

New Magnetic Gearbox Concept Makes Hydropower Possible in Environmentally Sensitive Applications

Innovative gearbox design enables hydropower to be used safely in drinking water treatment facilities or aqueducts Farmington Hills, MI, USA, 28th March 2017 – Driveline engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD), is contributing to two innovative hydropower projects in the USA by developing an existing magnetic gearbox concept for turbine generator applications. Pioneer of the …

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Mar 02

SolarWorld USA applauds new agenda for tougher enforcement of U.S. laws against unfair trade

HILLSBORO, Ore., March 2, 2017 – SolarWorld, the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar panel manufacturer for more than 40 years, today praised the outlines of a tough stance on unfair trade that are contained in a new “President’s National Trade Policy Agenda for 2017,” released Wednesday.  The document calls for strict enforcement of U.S. trade laws …

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Mar 02

Cleaner Energy Future

NRDC Report: Replacing Coal with Renewables and Energy Efficiency Can Lead U.S. to Cleaner Energy Future WASHINGTON (March 2, 2017) – It’s cheaper and cleaner to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with wind and solar power and energy efficiency upgrades rather than to saddle the nation with more costly and climate-polluting natural gas plants, according …

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Feb 14

LED Lighting Retrofit

SCS Energy Solutions Announces The Completion of The LED Lighting Retrofit Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two multi-level parking garages and subterranean guest parking floors were upgraded to energy efficient lighting. Existing fixtures were retrofit with state of the art SCS lighting products, and in many locations out of date …

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Feb 12

ABB and Nova Bus announce collaboration on electric transportation.

ABB and Nova Bus wish to satisfy the growing need for electric buses and charging infrastructure in North America February 9, 2017 – Cary, North Carolina – ABB, an engineering company specializing in automotive energy technologies and Nova Bus, the North American buses manufacturer and division of Volvo Buses, announced today a business collaboration that …

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Jan 27

Electric Vehicles Support in California

PG&E Submits $250 Million Proposal Expanding Support for Electric Vehicles in California   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption and combatting climate change. For the seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a …

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Jan 24

All Electric Bus Fleet For California Campus

UCI is first college in nation to convert to all-electric bus fleet Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 – The University of California, Irvine is poised to be the first college campus in the nation to convert its buses to an all-electric fleet. The student-funded and -operated Anteater Express shuttle service is acquiring 20 buses from BYD …

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Jan 19

Perry Should Focus on Clean Energy to Grow U.S. Economy and Cut Emissions

WASHINGTON (JANUARY 19, 2017)– Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources will hold a hearing on the nomination of Gov. Rick Perry to be the Secretary of Energy. Following is a statement from Jennifer Layke, global director, Energy Program, World Resources Institute:  “In pursuing the nation’s top energy post, Rick Perry carries a …

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Jan 04

Escondido Charter High School Goes Solar with Baker Electric

Escondido Charter High School will save more than $108,926 the first year with 25-year solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) from Baker Electric Solar.   SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 4, 2017 — Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar company, recently designed and installed another successful commercial solar system, this time at Escondido Charter High School (ECHS). …

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Dec 13

Secretary Jewell Announces Milestones to Spur Renewable Energy and Transmission in the West

Cements partnership with State of California on onshore, offshore clean energy development; Approves two transmission lines to deliver energy across Southwest WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced new steps with Western states to encourage …

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Dec 13

Secretary of Energy Should Embrace America’s Clean Energy Future

WASHINGTON (DECEMBER 13, 2016)– According to multiple media reports, President-elect Donald Trump will select Governor Rick Perry to lead the Department of Energy. Perry was governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015, and twice ran for president of the United States. As Secretary of Energy, he would lead the Department’s mission to “ensure America’s security …

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Oct 27

Rooftop Solar Panels For Arena

VIVINT SOLAR INSTALLS MORE THAN 2,700 ROOFTOP SOLAR PANELS AT VIVINT SMART HOME ARENA   Solar array represents one of the largest rooftop solar energy systems among indoor sports venues in the United States   http://origin-qps.onstreammedia.com/origin/multivu_archive/PRNA/ENR/Areahypew-music.mp4 Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR), a leading full-service residential solar provider, today announced the installation of more than 2,700 rooftop …

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Jul 27

Clean Energy in Puget Sound Region

SolTerra Recognized for Providing Jobs and Clean Energy in the Puget Sound Region Solar power is a booming business worldwide, and local installer SolTerra is among the companies recently named to an annual and well-recognized list of North America’s top solar contractors. SolTerra achieved a rank of 258 out of 500 solar companies. The Top …

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Jul 26

Solar Cost Calculator

Modernize Launches ModSun Solar Cost Calculator for Homeowners Nationwide Human-Centered Approach to Going Solar Leverages Industry-Leading Technology  Modernize, the online service that connects homeowners with contractors specializing in energy-efficient home improvement projects, today announced the launch of ModSun, an easy-to-use residential solar panel cost calculator focused on providing a transparent, human-centered approach to going solar. …

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