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  • Flow Water is now bullfrogpowered with 100% green energy!

    The water you know and love to be 100% natural Canadian spring water, sourced in an eco-friendly box and packed with electrolytes—is now choosing 100% clean, renewable power for its Aurora production facility. Bullfrog Power’s producers will inject renewable energy into the grid to match the amount of conventional power the facility uses. ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • Consortium with EDP Renewables is selected for floating wind farm pilot project in France

    Consortium with EDP Renewables is selected for floating wind farm pilot project in France The EDP Renewables, ENGIE, Caisse des Dépôts, Eiffage/Principle Power and GE consortium’s floating wind farm pilot project in the Mediterranean has been selected by the ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Global wind could hit 2.1 TW by 2030; Germany pilots wind plus pumped hydro

    Global wind energy capacity could reach almost 1.68 TW in a moderate scenario and almost 2.1 TW in an advanced scenario by 2030, supplying up to 20% of global electricity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)’s Global Wind Energy Outlook report released on October 21. GWEC’s Moderate Scenario reflects a world that maintains the trends from the past decade, with wind ...

  • Iowa approves largest wind farm in US history

    The state of Iowa has just approved the largest wind farm in the history of the United States. The $3.6 billion wind farm, called Wind XI, will be composed of a record-breaking 1000 wind turbines and will generate enough electricity (2,000MW) to power 800,000 homes across the state of Iowa. The project is expected to be completed by 2019, while the location of the turbines has yet to be ...

  • Specialty Products Inc. Offers Cutting Edge Technology and 24/7 Tech Support

    With more than 40 years of experience in the plural component polymers industry, Specialty Products, Inc. (SPI) offers turn-key polyurea solutions, spray and pour foams, state-of-the-art equipment, and custom formulations to clients across various markets in the US and abroad. Outstanding customer service and an in-house R&D team are among the strongest attributes of the company. SPI is able ...

  • U.S. EPA Honors 2015 Green Power Leaders in California

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to seven businesses across California. The firms were among 25 businesses and organizations across 13 states recognized for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. “We commend all our ...

  • California first to feel hydro-power crunch of drought

    Flying over the Sierra Nevada as California entered its fourth year of drought, the state's energy chief looked down and saw stark bare granite cloaked in dirty brown haze - not the usual pristine white peaks heaped with snow that would run the state's hydroelectric dams for the year. Spring is arriving with the Pacific Northwest measuring near record-low-snowfall, and much of the rest of the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Powerful Wind Blows through US Energy Sector

    The wind turbines are turning across America, and a majorreport by the US Department of Energy (DOE) says the wind energy sector now supplies 4.5% of the nation’s electricity. Given the right energy policies and investment in infrastructure, that figure could increase to 10% by 2020 and to 35% by 2050, the DOE predicts. That will not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Energy Department Names Two Colorado-based Electric Cooperatives as Wind Cooperatives of the Year for 2014

    The Energy Department and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association (Tri-State) and San Isabel Electric Association (San Isabel) of Colorado as the 2014 WINDExchange Wind Cooperatives of the Year. The awards were presented at the NRECA TechAdvantage Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida, to honor electric ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Hollett Takes on Renewable Power

    Doug Hollett, director of the Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), was promoted to Deputy Assistant Secretary, Renewable Power for the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) in December, assuming responsibility for the Solar, Wind and Water, Geothermal, and Grid programs within EERE. Hollett directed the GTO for three years, providing both technical and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Seeks Additional Feedback on Draft Guidance for the Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program

    The Department of Energy (DOE) is currently inviting comments from the general public on revised guidance relating to the implementation of Section 242 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the “Hydroelectric Production Incentive Program.” Public comments on the initial Section 242 Draft Guidance were accepted from July 1 – 16, 2014 and have been incorporated into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind Power Growth Surging Where Supports Provided

    Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today’s 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent increase over 2012) was a significant drop from the average growth rate over the last 10 years (21 percent). Overall investment declined slightly from $80.9 billion in 2012 to $80.3 billion in 2013, write ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wind Power Growth Still Surging Where Strongly Supported

    Double-digit growth continued in the global wind market in 2013. Of today’s 318 gigawatts (GW) total generating capacity, 35 GW was added in 2013 alone. However, this growth (12.5 percent increase over 2012) was a significant drop from the average growth rate over the last 10 years (21 percent). Overall investment declined slightly from $80.9 billion in 2012 to $80.3 billion in 2013,write ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Scottish Government announces £2.2 million to cut costs for offshore wind

    A project to cut the cost of offshore wind by at least 10% is being awarded £2.2 million by the Scottish Government, First Minister Alex Salmond has announced. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, a joint industry and government scheme, brings together nine offshore wind developers with ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Michael Fallon speech to RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind 2014 Conference

    Thank you Maria and RUK for inviting me to speak here today at the UK’s leading Offshore Wind event. It is always pleasing to speak to a sector where the UK is the clear world leader as confirmed by the recent Ernst and Young attractiveness index. It is also good to be back home in Scotland, in what is obviously a very important year, not just for Scotland but also for the sector which is ...

  • £6.5m trial of new low cost offshore wind foundation to commence this summer

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) is joining forces with Statoil, Statkraft, EON, DONG Energy and Universal Foundation, in close co-operation with Aalborg University, to undertake installation trials of the Universal Foundation ‘suction bucket’ offshore wind foundation. Such innovative foundation ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GE Breaks Ground on First Power & Water Advanced Manufacturing Facility

    Strengthens GE’s Power & Water technical capabilities, developing best-in-class innovations for customers across the globe Facility capitalizes on $500 million in recent Power & Water investments and further expands GE’s commitment to advanced manufacturing Power & Water Advanced Manufacturing facility will create more ...


    By General Electric

  • EI Middle East presents Future Generation award

    EI Middle East exhibited at Solar Middle East from 11-13 February. At this event, the UAE's brightest engineering students showcased their talents at the inaugural Future Generation competition. The competition encourages undergraduate students from UAE universities to develop and present innovative solutions focusing on alternative energy, energy efficiency or energy conservation. The project ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Water used for EU power production equivalent to annual consumption of Germany

    Nuclear, coal and gas plants in Europe use 4.5 billion m³ of water a year, equivalent to that of 82 million EU citizens – the same as the population of Germany – new research shows. Energy production represents 44% of the EU’s total water use: more than any other activity. Yet wind energy, which uses no water, avoids the use of 1.2 billion m³ of water per year , ...


  • Obama to feds: Boost renewable power 20 percent

    Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020. Obama says the plan to use renewables for 20 percent of electricity needs will help reduce pollution that causes global warming, promote American energy independence and boost domestic energy sources such as solar and wind ...


    By Associated Press

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