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UCF Unveils New Smart Power Grid Lab

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Renewables

A new engineering laboratory that enhances the University of Central Florida’s leading role in modernizing and sustaining the nation’s power grid is opening this week, in concert with the national DistribuTECH conference in Orlando. The 660-square-foot…

Farmers Irrigation District Unveils New Hydropower Turbine

October 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables, Water

Farmers Irrigation District, Energy Trust of Oregon and the Oregon Governor’s office will unveil at a ribbon-cutting ceremony an efficient 3-megawatt…

Photovoltaic Becoming Mainstream as Cheapest Source of Electricity Generation

September 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

Munich/Hamburg, Sept. 18, 2015—The 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2015) closed its doors on Friday, 18…

City of Grand Rapids to Save $2.2MM through First Performance Contract Sustainability Project at Waste Water Treatment Plant

September 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Renewables, Wastewater

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 14, 2015—The City of Grand Rapids, Michigan's Waste Water Treatment Plant has completed the first phase of a successful energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy Services. The energy-focused program is aligned with the City's…

Corvias Solutions Partner with Onyx Renewable Partners on a Deal for Solar Energy

June 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Energy, Renewables

New York City, June 18, 2015—Blackstone (NYSE: BX), together with its portfolio company Onyx Renewable Partners (“Onyx”), is pleased to announce a partnership between Onyx and Corvias Solutions (“Corvias”) to implement renewable energy offerings…

HR Wallingford Appointed to Support Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

June 11, 2015—The UK government has given the go-ahead to a £1 billion project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has given planning consent to Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) to build the…

Hawaii Enacts Nation’s First 100 Percent Renewable Energy Requirement

June 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

HONOLULU, June 10, 2015—Hawaii enacted a law this week that requires all of the state's electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045. The new policy, Act 97, makes Hawaii the first state in the nation to adopt a 100 percent…

AES Distributed Energy Announces Completion of 4 MW Solar PV Project in Georgia

June 10, 2015 - in Projects, Renewables

Boulder, CO, June 10, 2015 – AES Distributed Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of The AES Corporation, today announced the commissioning of a 4 megawatt (MW) solar PV project located in the town of Dublin, in the County of Laurens, Georgia. This system is the first…

ORNL Scientists Generate Landmark DOE Hydropower Report

April 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 27, 2015 – For the first time, industry and policymakers have a comprehensive report detailing the U.S. hydropower fleet’s 2,198 plants that provide about 7 percent of the nation’s electricity. The 98-page report by the Department…

Cuyahoga County’s New Clean Energy Finance Hub Expands Reach of Emerald Cities Collaborative’s Equity & Sustainability Mission

April 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Renewables

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015—Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) commends Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and its Department of Sustainability on the recent approval of the Cuyahoga County Clean Energy Financing Hub, which will help businesses, institutions, local governments…