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Study Shows India Can Integrate 175 GW of Renewable Energy into Its Electricity Grid

July 13, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has confirmed the technical and economic viability of integrating 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into India's grid by 2022. Working with the Ministry of Power and USAID - with…

SynTech Bioenergy Announces Opening of Hawaii Office

July 12, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

HONOLULU, HI.- SynTech Bioenergy, a Denver-based renewable energy technology company, has opened their first Hawaii office for sales and field…

DOE Awards $15.8M for 30 Projects Aimed at Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Light-Duty Vehicles

July 11, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

The Department of Energy recently awarded about $15.8 million for 30 new research projects that it said are "aimed at discovery and development of novel,…

Monthly Renewable Electricity Generation Surpasses Nuclear for the First Time Since 1984

July 7, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

In March, and again in April, U.S. monthly electricity generation from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation for the first time since July 1984. This outcome reflects both seasonal and trend growth in renewable generation, as well as…

RES Receives Notice to Proceed on Construction of Copenhagen Wind Project

July 7, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

BROOMFIELD, CO – Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering, construction, and operations of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects in the Americas, is pleased to announce being awarded the balance of plant construction…

Geothermal Energy Market to Surpass $57 Billion by 2024

July 6, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Geothermal Energy Market size is set to exceed USD 57 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.   Increasing energy demand from heating & cooling systems including ground source heat pump and district heating…

PV Solar Panel Field Inspection with UgCS

June 30, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

Solar panel fields, like any other artificial infrastructure objects, require periodical inspections. Usually photovoltaic (PV) solar panel field inspection requires use of two sensors - infrared (IR) and daylight cameras, to detect faulty panels which heat…

Urban Solar Awarded Contract by City of Tempe for Solar Lighting Installations

June 30, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

BEAVERTON, OR - Urban Solar is pleased to announce the award of a contract to supply solar powered LED lighting systems to the City of Tempe, Arizona.  The 5-year contract provides increased safety for Tempe residents and transit users, with reliable…

Wind and Solar in March Accounted for 10% of U.S. Electricity Generation for First Time

June 15, 2017 - in Energy, Renewables

For the first time, monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) exceeded 10% of total electricity generation in the United States, based on March data in EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Electricity…

Urban Solar Lands UL Approval for Entire Product Line

June 14, 2017 - in Energy, News, Renewables

BEAVERTON, OR - Urban Solar is proud to announce that all of our solar powered LED systems are now UL Listed.  This listing covers all transit-related lighting products as well as all commercial solar LED lighting systems for applications including pathways,…