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May 26th
Whirlpool Corporation announced plans to build wind power turbines to help power its Marion and Ottawa plants in Ohio, a $13.5 million total investment that will build upon the company's 46 year commitment to advances in sustainable manufacturing.
May 26th
The parallels between offshore oil and wind are plenty. Each technology requires anchoring heavy equipment to the seabed or figuring out how to stabilize it through flotation.
May 26th
A solar power project in Australia’s largest grape growing region is giving struggling vignerons a sunny alternative.
May 26th
China is expected to add new solar PV installation capacity of more than 19 GW this year, bringing the total PV installation capacity to above 60 GW, outperforming Germany to become the world’s largest country in terms of the aggregate PV installation cap...
May 26th
AGL Energy Ltd. plans to announce a program within a few months to roll out about 1,000 energy storage systems for Australian homes with rooftop solar panels amid forecasts that falling prices will stimulate demand.
May 25th
Like all energy sectors, the wind energy industry is one filled with risks. From testing and production of wind turbine components through to transport, installation and lifetime servicing of turbines, occupational safety and health (OSH) risks abound at ...
May 25th
A key theme that emerged during the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower 2016 tradeshow was how people, companies and products are transitioning from the oil and gas industry into the wind industry. No doubt the downturn in oil prices and the...
May 25th
Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced May 24 that it has finalized a second deal in 2016 to buy captured methane gas derived from swine waste, with this planned project to be located at farms in Kenansville, N.C.
May 25th
Luis P. Salaveria, a Filipino-American government official, who is the Director of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), visited the Philippines May 14 to 18, 2016, to learn how Hawaii can incorporate geothermal power to...
May 25th
Spruce Finance Inc., a solar-financing company backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, arranged $120 million in debt for rooftop solar systems in the U.S. The deal closed Friday.
May 25th
Saudi Arabia is seeking to revive its stalled solar-power program, scaling back more ambitious targets it set four years ago after making little headway in transforming the energy supply of the world’s biggest oil exporting nation.
May 25th
On Tuesday during WINDPOWER 2016 in New Orleans, CEO of the American Wind Energy Industry Tom Kiernan and Vestas CEO Chris Brown said that wind power is well-positioned now but the industry has five years to get costs down enough so that unsubsidized wind...
May 25th
Like other regions of the world, the African mining sector is struggling. Factors affecting the industry include price volatility, surging operational costs, and a declining commodity demand. It is not all doom and gloom. There are opportunities out there...
May 24th
On Monday in New Orleans at the AWEA WINDPOWER 2016 conference, experts from the offshore oil and gas and offshore wind industry gathered to learn how the two sectors can work together to help the burgeoning offshore wind industry in the U.S.
May 24th
U.K. utility National Grid is turning to energy storage for frequency regulation — a trend that IHS says “will continue in the coming years.”
May 24th
Under current utility rate tariffs in California, solar plus energy storage could all but eliminate electric bills for the owners of affordable housing properties, according to a new report.
May 24th
With the background I provided in part one of this article on safe harbors and tax credits — Solar Partnership Flip – Alive and Well in 2016: Part I — we can now look at the partnership flip and its relationship with the Internal Revenue Code (IRC).
May 24th
BMW South Africa on May 20 unveiled its first solar carport that will be rolled out locally starting in July.