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Upstate Renewable Energy Project to Power 1,800 Homes

April 2, 2015 - in Projects, Renewables

SPARTANBURG, S.C., April 2, 2015—Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today its newest landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at the Upstate Regional Landfill in Union County. The renewable energy project consists of two reciprocating combustion…

Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Army Corps of Engineers Renew Five-Year Partnership to Advance Hydropower

March 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Department of the Army for Civil Works announced today that the…

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

March 20, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

NEW ORLEANS, March 20, 2015—Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville,…

Proterra Introduces Extended-Range Electric Bus, Flexible Battery System

February 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables, Transportation

Greenville, S.C., Feb. 24, 2015 – To more fully serve the diverse needs of the North American transit market, Proterra Inc., the leading provider of zero-emission battery-electric buses, has launched a new extended-range product line.  With the introduction…

First Solar and Apple Strike Industry’s Largest Commercial Power Deal

February 11, 2015 - in Construction, Projects, Renewables

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 10, 2015—First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that Apple has committed $848 million for clean energy from First Solar's California Flats Solar Project in Monterey County, Calif. Apple will receive electricity from 130 megawatts…

EPA Helps 22 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals and Foster Economic Development

January 27, 2015 - in Financial, Planning, Renewables

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that 22 communities will receive technical assistance to pursue development strategies that support smart growth and sustainability goals and encourage local economic development.…

Bluesky Launches Online Renewable Energy Platform

January 21, 2015 - in Products, Renewables, Surveying/Mapping

Coalville, Leicestershire, UK, 21 January 2015 - A prototype version of a website has been launched which allows homeowners, solar installers and manufacturers, energy companies and government organisations to assess the suitability of individual properties…

Meridian Associates Announces the Completion of a Netzero Home

January 20, 2015 - in Buildings, Renewables

BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 21, 2015—Meridian Associates, Inc., a Land Surveying, Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture firm, announces the completion of Principal Donald E. Bowen's Net Zero House project. The primary objectives of the design process included…

Northern Indiana Renewable Energy Project to Power 3,200 Homes

December 10, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Energy, Renewables

ARGOS, Ind., Dec. 10, 2014—Republic Services announced today the start of operations at its latest landfill gas-to-energy project. The new six megawatt project at County Line Landfill involves four engines operating at one energy generation facility. The…

WindSentinel Floating LiDAR Ordered by Eastern US Energy Company

October 8, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Renewables, Sensors

VICTORIA, B.C., Canada, Oct 7, 2014—AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) is pleased to announce that a major Eastern United States energy company has awarded AXYS the contract to supply a WindSentinel floating LiDAR system. The system will be used as part of a research…