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Policy, investment and markets News Archive

National Renewable Energy Laboratory welcomes new fellows

Richard DeBlasio, Sarah Kurtz and Suhuai Wei join esteemed colleagues at the nation’s leading renewable energy research lab.

GE to supply new turbines for ambitious wind project in Poland

Deal calls for GE to supply Lewandpol Company with 27 GE 2.5-103 MW wind turbines for the Galicja Wind Farm.

European Biogas Association releases market report

Energy produced from biogas on the rise in select European markets, EBA report shows.

DNV GL certifies Gamesa’s G47 wind turbine lifetime extension programme

Programme aims to extend operational life of Gamesa’s G47 wind turbine model to up to 30 years.

ASTM vote opens door for biodiesel innovation in heating oil

When finalized, landmark move for 20 percent biodiesel in heating oil expected to accelerate America’s transformation to Bioheat®

SEPA Award winners announced at solar conference

Utility companies, cooperatives and industry leaders recognized for leadership, innovation.

Smarter Network Storage project 'trial' kicks off in Bedfordshire, UK Smarter Network Storage project 'trial' kicks off in Bedfordshire, UK

Project said to be the largest electricity storage facility of its type in the region.

Schneider Electric seals clean energy contract with Scottish Power Renewables

The contract - worth several million pounds - is for the design, manufacture, supply, install, test and commission of technology to support Scottish Power in the delivery of over 215MW of renewable energy.

New UK college supports wind energy education

National College for Wind Energy aims to tackle skills gap and create jobs.

G9, Energy Institute, release good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety

Documents represent an important step towards fulfilling the association's ambition to provide leadership on the HSE challenges facing the rapidly-growing offshore wind industry.

US House of Representatives passesTax Increase Prevention Act of 2014

Move bodes well for wind energy sector in the short term, but falls short of desired goal of a two-year extension.

US Department of Energy awards $7 million for bioenergy projects

Funding supports development of advanced logistics for bioenergy feedstocks.

Borrego Solar and sPower break ground on 6.3MW project on Long Island, New York

The project makes sPower the owner of the largest portfolio of PV under construction in PSEG-LI’s Clean Solar Initiative Feed-In-Tariff Program.

Novel solar installer training program launched for military veterans

New program, said the be the “first of its kind,” is designed to fill the critical shortage ofelectrical field service technicians.

IBC SOLAR completes 237kWp project in Poland IBC SOLAR completes 237kWp project in Poland

Installation marks the biggest PV rooftop project in the country, according to IBC.

US Energy Department funds hydropower technology

Agency announces $4.4 million to advance hydropower manufacturing.

IKEA to increase the size of its rooftop solar array in Canton, Michigan

Work to begin on a 44,000-square-foot expansion to the Canton store, which opened eight years ago.

Gamesa renews O&M contract with Parques Eólicos Gestinver Gamesa renews O&M contract with Parques Eólicos Gestinver

Eight-year agreement includes the maintenance of 66 wind turbines of Gamesa 2.0 MW-2.5 MW platform.

NRG Energy holds groundbreaking ceremony for new ‘ultra-green’ headquarters NRG Energy holds groundbreaking ceremony for new ‘ultra-green’ headquarters

NRG’s green, co-gen- and solar-powered headquarters will showcase the ability of businesses to foster sustainability in their facilities, while reducing their dependence on grid power

Siemens publishes 'Environmental Product Declarations' for wind turbines

Brochures aim to provide authorities the requested transparency on the environmental performance of Siemens' wind products.

Scottish Government announces funding for renewable energy projects

More than £380,000 awarded to projects across the country.