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EMCORE Consolidates Terrestrial Concentrated Solar Power Photovoltaics (CPV) Business Into Its JV, Suncore Photovoltaics

EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement, subject to closing conditions, to consolidate its terrestrial concentrating photovoltaics (CPV) system engineering and development efforts into its joint venture, Suncore Photovoltaics. EMCORE has engaged … Continue reading EMCORE Consolidates Terrestrial Concentrated Solar Power Photovoltaics (CPV) Business Into Its JV, Suncore Photovoltaics

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Geronimo Wind Energy sells the Prairie Rose Wind Farm to Enel Green Power

Geronimo Wind Energy (Geronimo) announced today the sale of its 200 megawatt Prairie Rose Wind Farm to its strategic partner, Enel Green Power (EGP). Subsequent to the purchase of the project, General Electric (NYSE: GE) unit GE Financial Services has acquired an ownership interest in the project from EGP. “The sale of the Prairie Rose … Continue reading Geronimo Wind Energy sells the Prairie Rose Wind Farm to Enel Green Power

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Heraeus calls for maintaining free competition in solar modules and photovoltaic products

Heraeus, the Hanau-based precious metals and technology Group, believes the European Union should reject the recently-filed complaint that seeks the introduction of import duties on solar modules manufactured in China. “Heraeus has always supported preserving free trade without protectionist government intervention. In this instance as well, we regard the attempt to impose import duties on … Continue reading Heraeus calls for maintaining free competition in solar modules and photovoltaic products

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Developing Wind Energy, Solar Power, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

Today, on the eve of the National Clean Energy Summit 5.0 in Las Vegas, the Center for American Progress released “The Vast Potential for Renewable Energy in the American West,” an analysis projecting that the federal lands in six western states—Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—could house clean energy projects with the potential … Continue reading Developing Wind Energy, Solar Power, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

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EIS for the Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation

The Concentrated Solar Power project is expected to take 24 months to construct and expected to operate for approximately 25 to 30 years. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, in cooperation with the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and other Federal agencies, intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates a solar energy generation … Continue reading EIS for the Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa River Indian Reservation

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Massachusetts Law Boosts Wind Power And Solar Energy

On August 3, 2012, Massachusetts Governor Patrick signed new energy legislation that, among other things, expands the incentives and opportunities for developing wind energy, solar power, hydro and other forms of renewable power generation to serve the state’s electricity consumers. This law, Senate Bill 2395, An Act relative to competitively priced electricity in the Commonwealth … Continue reading Massachusetts Law Boosts Wind Power And Solar Energy

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Research team develops high performance flexible solid state battery

The Korean team of Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST has developed a high performance flexible all-solid-state battery, an essential energy source for flexible displays.   The technological advance of thin and light flexible display has encouraged the development of flexible batteries with a high power density and … Continue reading Research team develops high performance flexible solid state battery

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U.S. Military Adds More Electric Vehicles

It’s not too uncommon to find hybrids and electric cars within the Department of Defense budget. Electric vehicles are becoming a more common sight on military bases as the Department of Defense adds “road-capable” electric cars such as the Chevy Volt to a fleet of thousands of smaller battery-powered vehicles. Some of the Micro-Vett Edyone … Continue reading U.S. Military Adds More Electric Vehicles

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Sri Lanka to connect 30 MW wind power this week

The second wind farm was near an existing coal plant in Kalpitiya built by Daily Life Renewable (Pvt) Ltd. It had eight wind turbines Sri Lanka’s state-run Ceylon Electricity Board will connect 30MegaWatts of wind power from three privately owned wind farm plants this week, pushing total capacity to 63MW, the islands, power ministry said. … Continue reading Sri Lanka to connect 30 MW wind power this week

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RWE Innogy grows wind power portfolio in Poland to 152 megawatts

Gamesa wind farm Taciewo taken over Growth to 300 megawatts wind energy planned by 2015 RWE Innogy took over the Taciewo onshore wind farm in Poland from Gamesa. Situated in the northeast of the country and developed by Gamesa, its 15 wind power systems add up to a total installed capacity of 30 megawatts. The … Continue reading RWE Innogy grows wind power portfolio in Poland to 152 megawatts

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Pharos Completes Cable Repair On London Array Offshore Wind Farm

Pharos Offshore Group has completed cable repair and burial for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm on a section of damaged subsea export cable. Pharos delivered a work package with the rapid mobilisation of engineering, fabrication and operational teams to locate, recover, re-lay and re-bury the power cable off the Kent coast. The 800mm² HVDC … Continue reading Pharos Completes Cable Repair On London Array Offshore Wind Farm

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Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

According to a USAID report, Pakistan has the potential of producing 150,000 megawatts of wind energy, of which only the Sindh corridor can produce 40,000 megawatts. Rich of solar power and wind energy resources having the capacity to generate around 143,000MW of electricity, the government has embarked upon various plans of attracting foreign investments to … Continue reading Pakistan strives to generate 143,000MW from solar energy and wind power potentials

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GE Acquires Stake In 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm

Geronimo Wind Energy has sold its 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm to its partner, Enel Green Power (EGP). Expanding its partnership with global renewable energy company Enel Green Power, GE (NYSE: GE) unit GE Energy Financial Services has committed approximately $156 million in common equity for one of Minnesota’s largest wind farms, using GE … Continue reading GE Acquires Stake In 200 MW Prairie Rose Wind Farm

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Saudi woman conducts advanced solar energy research at Masdar Institute

A Saudi female student from the US has conducted advanced research in solar technology at the Abu Dhabi-based Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. Samar Alqatari is an engineering physics student with a focus on renewable energy at Stanford. As a research assistant, Alqatari has spent the summer in the nanoelectronics and photonics labs of … Continue reading Saudi woman conducts advanced solar energy research at Masdar Institute

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Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

Dow Chemical has kicked off the prodution of its polyolefin encapsulant films at Map Ta Phut since August 1, to cash in on growing demand for solar power. “We’re thrilled to have this capacity come on stream,” said Jerry Pritchett, Global Business Director for the Performance Plastics’ Photovoltaic business. “Market demand for these innovative encapsulant … Continue reading Dow commences photovoltaic solar energy production in Thailand

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Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

  “It is great once you have it but a nightmare getting there,” was the response from Paul van Son, CEO of the Desertec Industrial Initiative, to this opening question during his presentation of the “Desertec” project at the German Marshall Fund’s latest roundtable discussion on the potential for the development of renewable energy in … Continue reading Destertec can be much more than a Eurotunnel for Europe’s energy

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Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) on its own is probably the most promising of large-scale renewable energy technologies in South Africa, says Kadri Nassiep, CEO of the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). Mr Nassiep is a headline speaker at the upcoming Solar Energy Africa as part of the Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power in South Africa

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Developing Wind Power, Solar Energy, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

“We appreciate the extensive efforts of Secretaries Chu and Salazar and the Departments of Energy and Interior on the Solar PEIS and we look forward to developing our next generation of utility-scale concentrated solar power projects to provide utilities with clean, sustainable and reliable solar energy.” Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah—the “Four … Continue reading Developing Wind Power, Solar Energy, and Geothermal Energy on Public Lands

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Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

The two wind power agreements relate to the construction of the wind farm located in Minnesota, which will have an installed capacity of 200 MW, requiring a total equity investment of approximately 305 million USD. Under the terms of the equity partnership agreement, EFS Prairie Rose, a GE Capital subsidiary, will invest approx. 156 million … Continue reading Wind energy: wind farm in Minnesota with GE’s wind turbines

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Electric Vehicles in the US

The scope of this report includes the entire range of electric vehicles including plug-in electric vehicles and pure electric vehicles. Electric Vehicle Market in the US 2011-2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0943173/Electric-Vehicle-Market-in-the-US-2011-2015.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Clean_Vehicle TechNavio’s analysts forecast 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 … Continue reading Electric Vehicles in the US

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