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Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

April 9, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Berlin, Germany, 9 April 2019 – As the urgency to take bold climate action grows, new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that scaling-up renewable energy combined with electrification could deliver more than three quarters…

Energy Platform Connects Small Solar Farms with Buyers

April 8, 2019 - in Energy, News

An online platform to connect medium to small-scale solar energy producers with independent electricity buyers will launch in the coming months in South…

Report: 32,000 Nevadans Now Work in Clean Energy

April 8, 2019 - in Energy, News

8,000 jobs were added in clean energy in 2018 Nevada ranks 3rd in U.S. for jobs energy storage;  6th for solar Clean energy employs 5X more Nevadans…

Installation of Nearly 3,000 Solar Panels at HNL Complete

April 4, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the completion of the installation of 2,980 additional photovoltaic panels on the 5th floor of the Terminal 2 (formerly the Overseas Terminal) garage at the Daniel K. Inouye…

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

April 3, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The decade-long trend of strong growth in renewable energy capacity continued in 2018 with global additions of 171 gigawatts (GW), according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. The annual increase…

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL Partner up on Sustainable Large-Scale Battery Storage for the Energy Transition

March 28, 2019 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

CMBlu and MANN+HUMMEL are industrializing energy converters for organic redox flow batteries to enable stationary energy storage in power grids Organic energy storage from CMBlu is based on the plant-derived lignin. Millions of tons of lignin accrue every…

Governor Cuomo Announces Selection of Developer to Install Rooftop Solar Arrays at Javits Center

March 26, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of a developer to design and install up to 1.4 megawatts of solar renewable energy on the green rooftop of the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side. New York City's largest…

Neste to open the first commercial fueling site in California offering Neste MY Renewable Diesel

March 25, 2019 - in Energy, News

Renewable diesel fuel is soon to be much more accessible to fleet drivers looking to fuel up in northern and central California, thanks to cardlock locations that will be offering Neste MY Renewable Diesel™. This is the very first time vehicles can be fueled…

Bechtel Completes Major Milestone at the Only Nuclear Plant Under Construction in U.S.

March 25, 2019 - in Energy, News

A Bechtel-led team today placed the massive dome on a new nuclear reactor building at Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4 in Georgia, the site of the only nuclear power facilities currently under construction in the U.S. When complete, Plant Vogtle will be the…

Renewable Thermal Solution Provides Green Alternative for Gas-Hungry Industries

March 22, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News

A novel blend of old and new technology is helping Australian researchers combine renewable energy and low-cost thermal storage to deliver heat for industrial processes. Developed at the University of South Australia in Adelaide, the method involves using…