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Energy Systems Group Acquires Chevron Energy Solutions` Federal Operations, Awarded $45 Million Waste-to-Energy Contract

by Energy Systems Group  (Apr. 1, 2014)

Energy Systems Group (ESG), a leading energy services provider and subsidiary of Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC), announced today two major business developments. ESG has acquired the federal sector energy services unit of Chevron Energy Solutions (CES), which is owned by Chevron U.S.A., Inc.; the business unit employs 48 experienced ...

ADB Supports Renewable Energy by Investing in Indonesian Geothermal Plant

by Asian Development Bank  (Mar. 31, 2014)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $350 million financing package supporting the construction of the 320 megawatt Sarulla Geothermal Power Development Project in North Sumatra, Indonesia, an investment expected to unlock clean energy investments across the country, which holds 40% of the world’s geothermal resources. The renewable ...

RWE offshore wind farm attracts new investor

by RWE AG  (Mar. 31, 2014)

RWE Innogy has today agreed terms for the sale of a 10% share in its Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm with the UK Green Investment Bank. RWE Innogy will generate £220m of new capital as a result of the sale, which will be reinvested into other renewable energy projects within its extensive portfolio. The transaction will close when the ...

USDA Explores Feasibility of Alternative Energy Production at Airports

by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  (Mar. 29, 2014)

A recent study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) highlights the potential for alternative energy production at airports. The study findings were published in an article titled " Airports Offer Unrealized Potential for ...

Mainstream’s Cameron Smith appointed to the Board of Scottish Renewables

by Mainstream Renewable Power  (Mar. 28, 2014)

Cameron Smith, Chief Operating Officer for Mainstream’s offshore business, has been appointed to the Board of Scottish Renewables. Having received the second highest number of votes of the 21 nominees, Cameron now joins the Board for a three-year term. Cameron is delighted to be on the Board of Scottish Renewables which represents more than ...

Renewable Energy: Opportunities and Mistakes

by Energy Team (UK) Ltd.  (Mar. 27, 2014)

Robert Leak completed an engineering apprenticeship in 1982 before moving to the Metropolitan Police Service where he progressed to the position of Senior Engineer within their Property Services Department. In 2005 Robert decided to focus on the growing opportunity presented by renewable energy technologies and the opportunity they presented in ...

Hydropower needs ‘new climate knowledge’

by SciDev.Net  (Mar. 26, 2014)

In a region where on average more than 60 per cent of electricity is provided by hydropower facilities — in contrast to a less than 20 per cent globally — the future of water availability matters. So, this issue dominated the second day of the Conference for Latin ...

Pyrolysis plant cost for South America, Africa and Asia is lower now!

by Technokomplex  (Mar. 26, 2014)

In order to develop the market for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, plastics and wood waste in South America, Africa and Asia, the Technokomplex company introduces new terms of cooperation, involving special prices for the pyrolysis plants in these regions. March 26th, ...

Environmental XPRT forecasts continued growth for the biogas market

by XPRT Media  (Mar. 26, 2014)

Wind and solar may capture headlines, but biogas is one of the most widely available sources of renewable energy around. It’s produced by a variety of organic material and waste, such as sewage sludge or animal manure, and has many benefits, including waste reduction, climate change mitigation and power generation. In its ...

Manufacturers Urge EPA to Apply TSCA Consistently in Final Rules for Six Mixtures

by Bloomberg BNA  (Mar. 26, 2014)

Chemical manufacturers are urging the Environmental Protection Agency to apply Toxic Substances Control Act policies consistently to both biobased and petroleum-based chemical mixtures as it finalizes a proposed rule that would restrict uses of six chemicals designed for renewable fuels. “The agency's decision on these six chemical mixtures ...

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