Tag Archive: United States

Jun 05

Natural Gas Trucks Driving A Coast-To-Coast Road Rally

JUNE 5, 2017 Spotlight One Way To Improve Southern California Air Quality; Benefits Of Natural Gas-Fueled Trucks And Cars Are Being Demonstrated Through A 4,825-Mile Cross-Country Rally Sponsored By NGVAmerica LONG BEACH, Calif., – Several heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles powered by natural gas began a coast-to-coast road trip today that will span from Long Beach …

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May 23

New Wind Turbines – Competitive Pricing

Senvion announces highly competitive new wind turbines Industry-leading LCoE and modular design aimed at North American market Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, presents the Senvion 3.6M140 at this year’s AWEA Windpower conference. The company is also announcing the adaptation of its new series of modular two-megawatt class turbines, the 2XM series, to …

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May 03

Renewable Energy Sources Now Almost One-Fifth Of The Nation’s Total Generating Capacity

WIND + SOLAR PROVIDE MAJORITY OF NEW GENERATING CAPACITY IN FIRST QUARTER 2017   Washington DC – According to the latest issue of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” (with data through March 31, 2017), wind and solar provided 50.84% of the new electrical generating capacity added to the U.S. grid during …

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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 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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May 17

The Best 5 Ways to Introduce Solar Into a Town

The practice of harnessing clean, renewable energy from the sun to power homes and businesses is gaining popularity as improved technology and business models are reaching consumers. Solar energy is harnessed using photovoltaic (PV) panel systems that convert sunlight directly into electrical energy that can be used to power your home’s heating, cooling, lighting and …

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Apr 13

Solar Panels for Nevada Desert Project

SolarWorld to supply 17.5 megawatts of solar panels for Nevada desert project Project will be built from U.S.-made components   HILLSBORO, Ore., April 12, 2015 – SolarWorld, the largest U.S. crystalline silicon solar manufacturer for more than 40 years, is supplying 17.5 megawatts of its high-efficiency 72-cell solar panels for a project that the Valley …

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Apr 12

SOLAR INSTALLATION IN UVALDE AND KNIPPA, TEXAS

CON EDISON DEVELOPMENT JOINS CPS ENERGY TO DEDICATE ALAMO 5, A 990-ACRE SOLAR INSTALLATION IN UVALDE AND KNIPPA, TEXAS 118-MW DC/95-MW AC, 378,000-PANEL SOLAR FARM, LARGEST OPERATING DUAL-AXIS SOLAR PLANT IN NORTH AMERICA, SERVES GREATER SAN ANTONIO ConEdison Development (CED), one of America’s largest owners and operators of renewable energy infrastructure projects, today dedicated Alamo 5, a 118-MW DC/95-MW …

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Nov 05

America’s Cleanest and Dirtiest Energy States

This post originally appeared on Modernize.com where you can find comprehensive solar information from industry experts.   America’s energy policy has been the subject of much recent debate: From the Pope’s public advocacy of environmental stewardship to the EPA’s toughened regulations on pollution from petroleum refineries, the sources that power our society have rarely been so widely scrutinized. …

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Oct 07

North American wood companies have the world largest ORC-based biomass power plants

West Fraser’s 2×13 MW biomass power plants operating commercially since beginning of 2015. Maine Wood Pellet’s 8 MW power unit to start up early in 2016 in the United States.   Brescia, October 7th, 2015 – Turboden, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), leader in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) power systems for distributed …

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Jul 01

China’s Wind Power Capacity

  China’s installed wind capacity will treble from 115.6 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 to an estimated 347.2 GW by 2025 However, ‘future annual wind installations will not grow as much as before and will range between 20 GW and 22 GW each year during the next decade,’ says analyst China’s Wind Power Capacity Will Treble …

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Jan 20

Energy Price Volatility

The “new normal”: Energy price volatility and climate framework uncertainty top concerns of global energy leaders World Energy Council report highlights the critical global and regional energy issues Energy leaders see energy price volatility and the future of a climate framework as their top critical uncertainties, according to the latest research by the World Energy …

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Aug 05

Will Natural Gas Powered Vehicles Ever Become Mainstream?

  Considering that America has some of the biggest natural gas reserves in the world, and gasoline has become extremely expensive in the past few years, it makes a lot of sense to start using it as vehicle fuel on a larger scale. But, while the benefits of using natural gas as an alternative to …

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Jul 24

Study Predicts Rapid Growth in Solar Energy Market Will Lead to Opportunities for Copper

Sustainable energy expert reports on market study at SOLAR 2014 Conference  With the growth rate of the solar energy market expected to increase by double-digits over the next decade, so too will the demand for copper which is needed to  power and ground cabling for these installations, said Zolaikha Strong, director of sustainable energy for …

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May 27

Solar Energy Primed to Help U.S. Meet Future Energy Need

For many states struggling to reduce their carbon emissions, solar can be a real game-changer. With the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set to announce new air quality standards for coal and natural gas-fired power plants on Monday, June 2, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today released a comprehensive report, “Cutting Carbon Emissions Under §111(d): …

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May 22

A Signal that the Microgrid Market is about to Pop

To the consumer, the microgrid market will simply appear one day. Like the IPhone or the Kindle or solar panels, it will be the latest cool wonder of our high tech society. But those behind the scenes know that most products are many years in the making. Electricity innovation is no different, except perhaps that industry gestation …

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May 20

UPS Invests in Propane Fuel Option For US Delivery Fleet

Initial fueling infrastructure built at 50 locations in collaboration with Propane Education & Research Council ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 – UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million. The propane fleet will replace gasoline- …

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May 20

American Attitudes Towards Energy Policy, Climate Change: Changing at Glacial Speeds

Last week, Charlie Rose presented this summary of a report which laid out how the melting of the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet is “beyond the point of no return,” reminding us of the grim consequences: the slow but significant rise in the earth’s sea levels. I always wonder when I come across scientific findings like these: what …

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May 13

Committing to a Clean Energy Future

In his State of the Union address, President Obama pledged to make 2014 a year of action. And today, we announced new ways we’re taking action to advance clean energy and create opportunity for hardworking Americans. The Obama Administration has made historic investments in the research, development, and deployment of clean energy. And these investments …

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