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AmeriLithium (AMEL): Time to Look for Undervalued Lithium Explorers

The Nevada-based AmeriLithium Corp. (OTCQB: AMEL) is positioning itself to join the leading players in the global Lithium industry. AmeriLithium is best known for its Nevada-based projects but also has large projects in Alberta, Canada and Western Australia.  AmeriLithium is trading close to all-time lows and has a market of nearly $2.6 million, making it very attractive … Continue reading AmeriLithium (AMEL): Time to Look for Undervalued Lithium Explorers

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Iberdrola Plans To Expand Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

The 215 wind turbines at Whitelee wind farm on Eaglesham Moor, East Renfrewshire, can generate 539MW of electricity. Iberdrola is seeking permission from the Scottish government to build five more wind turbines on land in East Ayrshire, to the west of the existing site. It believes the project could involve up to 60 construction jobs. … Continue reading Iberdrola Plans To Expand Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

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Andalusia launches over 500 new MW of concentrating solar thermal power

Andalusia has been launched in the last year 517 MW of concentrated solar thermal power, for a total of 847.7 MW installed, which has exceeded the target in the Andalusian Energy Sustainability Plan, which reflected a target to 2013 of 800 MW. Andalusia has been launched in the last twelve months over 517 MW of … Continue reading Andalusia launches over 500 new MW of concentrating solar thermal power

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Wind energy in Uruguay: IDB loan for a wind farm with 44 wind turbines

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will give a credit of $ 65 million for the wind power project that foresees the Liberator install a wind farm of 66 megawatts. The total investment will require the wind farm is estimated at $ 169 million and will be located in Lavalleja, 10 miles south of Minas. Be … Continue reading Wind energy in Uruguay: IDB loan for a wind farm with 44 wind turbines

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Iowa wind energy contributes to milestone

The American Wind Energy Association announced that the U.S. has exceeded 50 gigawatts, or 50,000 megawatts, of installed capacity. The following community wind projects in lowa contributed to reaching the goal: • AG Land 5 and 5 (3.2 MW) • Cumberland Rose Wind Energy (1.6 MW) • Forward Fontanelle Power (1.6 MW) • Greenfield Wind … Continue reading Iowa wind energy contributes to milestone

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Solar, wind-energy projects could win federal OK

The Mohave County Wind Farm Project and the Quartzsite Concentrated Solar Power Project are two of seven renewable-energy projects on Western public lands for which the Obama administration said it is expediting its review. Federal officials said Tuesday that they are on track to decide by early next year whether two new utility-scale renewable-energy projects … Continue reading Solar, wind-energy projects could win federal OK

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Wind energy: PTC has been ‘successful,’ should be extended

Following last week’s favorable vote by the Senate Finance Committee on draft legislation including an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) released a statement regarding his support for the extension, calling the PTC “successful in developing clean, renewable, domestically produced wind energy and the jobs that go … Continue reading Wind energy: PTC has been ‘successful,’ should be extended

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Layoffs mount in U.S. wind power manufacturing plants this week

Layoffs are increasing this week in the U.S. wind industry manufacturing sector in the absence of a policy signal only Congress can provide: extension of the Production Tax Credit that has been the basis for rapid growth of U.S. jobs and manufacturing since 2005.   Layoffs announced this week include: In Tulsa, Okla., DMI Industries … Continue reading Layoffs mount in U.S. wind power manufacturing plants this week

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NRG solar investments drive 850 MW of solar power capacity under construction

NRG Energy Inc. has released results for the second quarter of 2012, reporting an EBITDA of USD 9 million in its Alternative Energy division, an increase of USD 12 million from the second quarter of 2011. The company notes that this increase was driven by the addition of the first 170 MW of the Agua … Continue reading NRG solar investments drive 850 MW of solar power capacity under construction

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Wind energy in Extremadura: wind farm in Santa Barbara with 9 wind turbines

REVE The Junta de Extremadura has issued administrative approval for the wind farm in Santa Barbara, Plasencia, one of the most controversial wind power projects. The wind farm will cost 19 million euros, in the mountains of Santa Barbara, in Caceres, and will have nine wind turbines with a total capacity of 18 megawatts. On … Continue reading Wind energy in Extremadura: wind farm in Santa Barbara with 9 wind turbines

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GM may have electric car breakthrough

A small battery company backed by General Motors is working on breakthrough technology that could power an electric car 100 or even 200 miles on a single charge in the next two-to-four years, GM’s CEO said Thursday. Speaking at an employee meeting, CEO Dan Akerson said the company, Newark, Calif.-based Envia Systems, has made a … Continue reading GM may have electric car breakthrough

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Advancements in Battery Systems for Mobile Devices, Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage will be Highlighted at Battery Power 2012

Highlights of Battery Power 2012 conference include mobile devices, electric vehicles and energy storage technology. The 10th annual Battery Power 2012 conference will bring together leaders in portable electronics, electric vehicles and energy storage to discuss the latest advancements in battery technology and power management. The conference will be held September 18th-19th in Denver, Colo. … Continue reading Advancements in Battery Systems for Mobile Devices, Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage will be Highlighted at Battery Power 2012

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New Report on Electric Vehicle Market in the US 2011-2015

The Electric Vehicle market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 43.39 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of advanced vehicle technology projects in the US. The Electric Vehicle market in the US has also been witnessing the increasing growth … Continue reading New Report on Electric Vehicle Market in the US 2011-2015

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Solar photovoltaic power plant of Dongmaozhou completed

With the solar photovoltaic power station officially put into use on the island prior to the Army Day which falls on August 1, the officers and men of the Dongmaozhou coastal defense company under the Hainan Provincial Military Command (PMC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have gained access to clean and environmental-friendly electricity, … Continue reading Solar photovoltaic power plant of Dongmaozhou completed

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Romney Brings Anti-wind Energy Message to Iowa as States Largest Newspaper says PTC should be Extended

The League of Conservation Voters issued the following news release: Mitt Romney today will make his first campaign stop in Iowa since breaking with the state’s entire Congressional delegation and coming out in opposition to renewing the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy. The state’s largest newspaper criticized Romney’s extreme position earlier this week, … Continue reading Romney Brings Anti-wind Energy Message to Iowa as States Largest Newspaper says PTC should be Extended

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Simbol Materials Receives 2012 Geothermal Energy Association Special Recognition Award

The Geothermal Energy Association recognizes leaders in geothermal development at National Geothermal Summit. Simbol Materials received a Special Recognition award from the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) for making significant contributions to the geothermal industry. Simbol Materials is commercializing transformative technology to extract lithium, manganese, zinc and other critical materials from the brines of geothermal power … Continue reading Simbol Materials Receives 2012 Geothermal Energy Association Special Recognition Award

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