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  • ComEd Conducting Illinois` First Community Energy Storage Pilot

    ComEd recently announced the launch of a pilot project to test the use of battery storage technology to reduce the impact of power outages in residential areas where customers experience service interruptions, particularly in extreme weather events. ComEd's Community Energy Storage (CES) pilot is being conducted in Beecher, Ill., approximately 40 miles south of Chicago. The pilot will focus on ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Cooperative Solar Skyrockets

    By the end of 2017, the total solar energy capacity of America's electric cooperatives will be five times what it was two years ago, according to data released today by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This year, co-ops are on pace to add 480 megawatts of solar, which would bring their total capacity to 873 MW. This more than quadruples the 180 MW reached in 2015 and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Gamesa steps up purchasing from Spanish suppliers by 17% in 2016

    Gamesa purchased €936 million worth of goods and services from Spanish suppliers in 2016, marking year-on-year growth of 17%, with the attendant positive impact in terms of wealth and job creation. In addition, last year Gamesa increased its Spanish supplier base by 36%, adding 859 new companies to bring the total to 3,237 suppliers. Spain accordingly accounts for the biggest share of ...


    By Gamesa

  • First Nation Solar Highlights

    The students of the Amisk Community School will be learning from devices powered by the sun. The array is being installed in 2 separate phases in congruence with AISP funding. This groundbreaking First Nation solar project is one of the first to receive funding from the Alberta Indigenous Solar Program. It is a true ...


    By Kuby Renewable Energy Ltd

  • Training course on the `Use of Reference Materials and the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty

    The estimation of measurement uncertainty and the use of reference materials are crucial for the correct implementation of legislation. Using reference materials for calibration ensures traceability of results in several areas such as health, clinical diagnostics, food and feed safety, environment, security and nuclear safeguards. On 11th-12th October 2017 the training course ' ...

  • Advanced Energy Economy: Over 3 Million in U.S. Now Work for Clean Energy

    This week, national business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the United States cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs - equal to the employment of retail stores across the country, and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Green Finance Specialist degree to boost finance in green energies

    For many finance institutions renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies – as main drivers of the global climate mitigation efforts - are still a new business field to be tackled. The Green Finance Specialist, developed by the German company ...

  • Bioenergy 2016 - Highlights, key points and presentations

    200 participants attend 15th National Bioenergy Conference  IrBEA urges early introduction of RHI to accelerate switch to bioenergy and create 3000 new jobs IrBEA calls on political parties to declare positions on the environment and prioritise policies to combat climate change Conference ...

  • EDPR forms part of steering group recognized for work on offshore aviation guide

    Helicopters and planes play a vital role in the offshore renewables industry, from development and construction, to daily procedures and emergency response. However, until recently our industry didn’t have a point of reference for the proper way to engage with or contract aviation services. A small team of experts, which included EDP Renewables’ QHSSE manager John Yorston, formed an ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Kohler Co. Acquires Clarke Energy

    Kohler Co. proudly announces that its Power Group, a global leader in engines and power generation systems, has acquired Clarke Energy Ltd., Liverpool, England. Clarke Energy is a multinational specialist in the engineering, construction, installation and maintenance of engine-based power plants and is an authorised distributor of GE’s reciprocating engines in 19 countries worldwide. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EnviTec Service signs cooperation agreement with global player

    The service expertise of EnviTec Biogas AG from Lower Saxony is currently in high demand. “We’re very pleased to announce our recent signing of a comprehensive service agreement for the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the Dutch company MAN Rollo BV,” says Hendrik van der Tol, Managing Director of EnviTec Service s.r.o, which is based in the Czech town of Velké ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • WBA urges for global bioenergy development to mitigate climate change at 5th Central European Bioenergy Conference, Graz

    With more than 1000 registered delegates and speakers from 30 nations, the 5th Central European Bioenergy Conference (CEBC) continued its tradition as the leading bioenergy event in the region. The event included many bioenergy companies showcasing technologies, equipment and innovation. As always, World Bioenergy Association was present at the event promoting bioenergy. WBA conducted the ...

  • Webinar. Promoting transparency on energy costs: heating & cooling solutions

    Industry players from the Renewable Heating and Cooling sector (bioenergy, geothermal, solar thermal, air-source/water based/geothermal heat pumps) are invited to participate in an online workshop with the following topics: Levelised costs of heating and cooling: a new common approach Acquiring a heating and cooling system: Key decision factors in five European countries ...

  • A Training Event you don’t want to miss: TargetSolutions’ Networking & Training Workshop

    Are you already utilizing TargetSolutions to manage your fire department’s training? Are you currently researching which computer-based system best suits your agency’s needs? Do you like appetizers? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions be sure to reserve your spot for ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • High Tech Schools join the solar movement

    A coalition of San Diego business leaders and educators, led by former Qualcomm executive Gary Jacobs, launched High Tech High in 2000 on an ambitious plan to provide access to an advanced educational environment via a random lottery, focused on giving the chance for higher learning to otherwise disadvantaged youth. ...

  • Training Course for performing BMP tests

    By joining our 2-day technical training on BMP tests, and increasingly recognized tools for selecting and pricing biomass material for production of biogas, the participants of the course had the opportunity to gain profound knowledge on: Recommendations concerning the parameters that strongly influence the outcome of BMP tests (i.e. inoculum characteristics, substrate preparation, experimental ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Illinois House Energy Committee Passes Streamlined Future Energy Jobs Bill

    November 30, 2016 -- Exelon Generation and ComEd applauded the House Energy Committee's passage of a streamlined version of the Future Energy Jobs Bill that is designed to maintain Illinois' competitive electric rates, preserve and create thousands of jobs and expand clean energy at a cost substantially below 25 cents per month for the average ComEd residential customer. The Committee voted ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • AES Solar shines brightest in Moray business awards

    AES Solar has come out shining in the Moray Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards, picking up the title of SME of the Year at the event which recognises achievement and performance. George Goudsmit, managing director, said: “I am delighted and humbled that AES Solar have won such a prestigious award in a highly competitive category. The staff and all of our ...


    By AES Ltd

  • Winner at EMEX - Energy Management Consultancy Services of the Year Award

    Crowberry Consulting Ltd have been announced the winners of the EMA Energy Management Awards in the category of Energy Management Consultancy Service 2016. Based in Chorley, Lancashire the business provides environmental, energy and ethics training, auditing and consultancy. The annual Energy ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Bullfrog Power named Green Energy Title Sponsor of Queen’s Solar Design Team’s student-built autonomous house project

    Today, Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and the Queen’s Solar Design Team are announcing a new partnership. Bullfrog Power is being named the project’s Green Energy Title Sponsor as part of a contribution to the funding for the Queen’s Solar Education Centre (QSEC), an autonomous house ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

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