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GE announces technology to generate renewable energy from wastewater

09/29/2014

GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, combining anaerobic digestion technology with its ZeeWeed 500 membranes, resulting in the anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR).

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

09/24/2014

The only thing rising faster than heat-trapping gases Tuesday were the statements of urgency by world leaders, who told each other at a United Nations summit how seriously they take global warming.

USDA invests in 8 renewable energy projects in SD

09/23/2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide funds to eight projects in rural South Dakota that focus in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

EIA: Nuclear, hydroelectric leads no-carbon power generation in Europe

09/22/2014

European countries have increased power generation from no-carbon sources from 50 percent to 56 percent between 2002 and 2012.

Hospital converting to biofuels for heating

09/22/2014

A New Hampshire hospital is converting its heating system from petroleum fuels to biofuels and is believed to be the first hospital in the country to use the fuel.

N.J. company building waste-to-energy project in Ireland

09/19/2014

New Jersey-based Covanta Holding Corp. signed an agreement to build, own and operate a 58-MW energy-from-waste facility in Dublin, Ireland.

Projects of the Year 2014 finalists named!

09/18/2014

The editors of Power Engineering and Renewable Energy World magazines and their respective websites have announced eleven finalists for the annual Projects of the Year Awards program.

In Vermont, a milestone in green-energy efforts

09/15/2014

Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

Former Ontario coal-fired power plant now burning 100% biomass

09/10/2014

The Atikokan Generating Station in Ontario is now fully operating on biomass.

B&W previews Florida waste-to-energy facility for Congressman

08/29/2014

The Babcock & Wilcox Co. (B&W, NYSE: BWC) hosted Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-FL-18) for a preview of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County Renewable Energy Park.

TerraPass expands Renewable Energy Credits to individual customers

08/27/2014

TerraPass has announced that it is expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio to include individual customers.

The Future Deployment of Biomass Power in the United States

08/21/2014

To a casual observer, it might appear that biomass power has become dormant in the U.S. To some degree, that analysis is correct, but the picture is complex.

FERC: All new capacity in July came from renewable sources

08/20/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects has released an “Energy Infrastructure Update" report, finding that all new electrical generating capacity in the U.S. in July came from renewable energy source.

Biomass plant to reopen in northern Maine

08/05/2014

ReEnergy said it would resume operations at its biomass-to-electricity plant in northern Maine, putting 25 people back to work.

Gemma Power Systems syncs biomass facility to grid

08/04/2014

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, Gemma Power Systems, LLC has completed the initial synchronization of the Woodville Renewable Power Project, located in Woodville, Texas, to the electric grid operated by the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO).

NTE Energy announces new CFO

08/04/2014

NTE Energy has announced that energy industry veteran Josh Levine will serve as chief financial officer (CFO), leading the company’s financial planning, oversight, capital structure management and project financing activities.

Nonhydro renewables surpassed hydropower generation for 8 months

07/31/2014

Nonhydro renewable energy sources have consecutively surpassed hydropower generation in the U.S.

NY Gov. Cuomo: $250M available for renewable energy projects

07/30/2014

New York state is setting aside $250 million to invest in wind farms, hydropower and other renewable energy projects.

Saft supplies energy storage system for Hawaiian utility

07/25/2014

Industrial battery manufacturer, Saft, was awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Kauai Island Utility Co-operative (KIUC) to provide a Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) consisting of 8 Intensium Max 20 M containers to stabilize the Kauai island electrical grid.

B&W Vølund awarded $80M contract for biomass boiler system in Denmark

07/23/2014

Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W, NYSE:BWC) announced that Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S has been awarded a contract from DONG Energy Thermal Power A/S for a 280-MWth biomass boiler system for the Skærbækværket power plant near Fredericia, Denmark.