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Renewable Energy: Apple Park Construction, Tech Leaders Make Huge Strides

June 9, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Clean energy has been an increasingly important topic in the United States. Recent attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s budget have created more fuel for the flame of environmental activism. Although there’s much confusion and concern, there’s…

Providing Innovative Solutions for Africa Power Generation

July 13, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy

Johannesburg, July 13, 2016  – Greater access to more abundant, reliable power is critical to unlocking Africa’s potential, according to global…

Taiwan Delivers Eco-Power to NJ Liberty State Park

July 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Renewables

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 8, 2016—The Green Trade Project Office (GTPO), Taiwan's leader in the promotion and integration of green products and services,…

MBTA Projects 12.8 % Reduction in Energy Costs

May 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Transit

BOSTON, May 4, 2016—The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control…

Duke Energy Accelerates Renewable Energy Growth Goal by 33%

April 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning, Renewables

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 28, 2016—Continuing its dramatic growth in renewable energy, Duke Energy has raised its 2020 renewable energy goal by 33 percent. The company expects to own or purchase 8,000 megawatts of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020 –…

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…

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…

FAA Awards Environmental Grant to South Bend

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $2 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to South Bend International Airport to reduce emissions and improve air quality by installing a geothermal heating and cooling system at the…

Will Offshore Wind Projects Finally Take Off in the United States?

September 23, 2013 - in Energy

In June, after years of offshore wind power projects being thwarted in the United States, the first offshore wind turbine began spinning off the U.S. coast. The turbine was not a multi-megawatt, 400-foot behemoth off of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey,…

Energy Systems Integration Facility Dedicated at NREL Golden, Colorado Campus

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Simulation

Today, the design and construction team of SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction celebrates the dedication of the new $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus…