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Center for Rural Affairs Releases Wind Energy Ordinance Guide for Local Officials

February 28, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Lyons, Neb. - When county or city elected officials are approached about a wind energy farm, what are the first steps in creating an ordinance? What kinds of things need to be considered? “Wind Energy Ordinances,” an information guide by the…

Maryland DOT Sets Wide-Ranging Plan to Tap Solar Power for Facilities, Cut Utility Bills

February 26, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

In an agreement that could stir interest across the nation, the Maryland Department of Transportation announced plans for a public-private partnership…

Pattern Energy Pilots Uptake’s Software at Wind Site

February 23, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables, Technology

CHICAGO—Uptake, the industrial data science and artificial intelligence (AI) software leader, today announced that Pattern Energy Group Inc. (Nasdaq…

NarrativeWave, Invenergy Announce Three-Year Energy IoT Deal to Maximize Productivity for North America’s Largest Privately-Held Renewable Energy Fleet

February 23, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

CHICAGO, IL AND IRVINE, CA- Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, and NarrativeWave, an Irvine-based Internet of Things software company, announced a three-year agreement. Invenergy will use NarrativeWave’s…

EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions

February 21, 2018 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Brussels, Belgium — The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34 per cent by 2030 – double the share in 2016 – with a net positive economic impact, finds a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency…

Climeon Wins Breakthrough Geothermal Order in Germany

February 19, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Climeon has received its first major order for a geothermal power plant in Germany, and its first order that will operate on original oil and gas infrastructure from the Bavarian energy provider Geoenergie Kirchweidach (GEK). On November 29 2017 Climeon entered…

Sunnova Expands Residential Solar Service Offerings into Nevada

February 13, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

HOUSTON — February 13, 2018 — Sunnova Energy Corporation, a leading U.S. residential solar and energy storage provider, announced today that it will once again offer homeowners in Nevada a brilliant choice for energizing their lives with solar. Sunnova…

Greensmith Energy’s Texas Waves Energy Storage Project Now Operational, Responds Ruickly to January Cold Spell, Increasing Grid Reliability in ERCOT

February 7, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Greensmith Energy, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, has successfully completed two grid-scale energy storage systems in partnership with E.ON Climate & Renewables in Texas. The system already responded to the recent cold snap in Texas, delivering…

GREEN AMERICA + T-MOBILE Team Up to Push Competitors to Match Historic Renewable Energy Commitment

February 1, 2018 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Green America congratulated T-Mobile today on being the first telecom company in the U.S. to adopt the RE100 pledge, the company’s commitment to move to 100 percent renewable energy by 2021.  T-Mobile is the first of the big four…

Center for Rural Affairs Releases Report on Iowans’ Experiences with Renewable Energy

January 30, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Lyons, Neb. - Today, the Center for Rural Affairs released “Powering Iowa: Rural Perspectives on Iowa’s Renewable Energy Transformation,” a report examining renewable energy development. Authors of the report, Stephanie Enloe and Katie Rock,…