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U.S. Coal Losing Power Business Dominance but Not Going Away

12/09/2014

Coal’s long dominant role in U.S. power generation is steadily losing ground to natural gas, but coal isn’t going away anytime soon.

When It Comes to Large-Scale Renewable Progress, Preparation Is Key

12/09/2014

The Renewable Energy World, North America conference sessions began Tuesday afternoon, and the Large Scale Renewables Track emphasized lessons learned from which every technology can benefit.

Climate funds for coal highlight lack of UN rules

12/01/2014

About $1 billion in loans under a U.N. initiative for poor countries to tackle global warming is going toward the construction of power plants fired by coal, the biggest human source of carbon pollution.

After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom and glut

10/30/2014

The utilities say they can't accommodate the flood of newcomers to the green energy business, throwing in doubt the future of Japan's up-to-now aggressive strategy on renewable energy. Another challenge is that supplies of power from sources such as solar are not reliable enough or easily stored.

MHPS to build 13th geothermal power plant in Mexico

10/29/2014

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) received a full turnkey order from Grupo Dragon through Geotérmica para el Desarrollo S.A.P.I de C.V. (GEODESA), one of its power generation companies in Mexico, to build a 25-MW geothermal power plant.

Toshiba, Ethiopian Electric Power sign MOU on geothermal power generation

09/29/2014

Toshiba Corp. has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) on a partnership that will expand the geothermal portfolio in Ethiopia.

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.

US, California release roadmap for solar projects

09/24/2014

Federal and state officials have released a roadmap for where in California's deserts to locate big solar and wind projects.

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.

Profiling Geothermal Energy in North America

09/19/2014

North America holds diverse geologic conditions, economic and political contexts, and geothermal experiences.

EIA: Geothermal electricity generation to quadruple by 2040, mostly in western US

09/08/2014

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that geothermal electricity generation could more than quadruple by 2040, increasing to over 67,000 GW-hr and helping California and other states satisfy their mandated renewable generation requirements.

Hillary Clinton: US should lead on clean energy

09/05/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world's 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

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.

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.

DOE awards $18mn for geothermal energy R&D projects

08/06/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded up to $18 million for 32 projects that aim to advance U.S. geothermal energy development.

Paniolo Power Co. to file Request for Qualifications for pumped-storage hydro project

08/04/2014

Paniolo Power Company LLC, a subsidiary of Parker Ranch Inc., will submit a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers for a pumped-storage hydroelectric system on Parker Ranch lands for the Greater Waimea and the Kohala Region in Hawaii.

SCE signs contracts for solar PV & geothermal output

08/01/2014

Southern California Edison signed contracts for more than 1,500-MW of solar photovoltaic and geothermal energy.

Nonhydro renewables surpassed hydropower generation for 8 months

07/31/2014

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

Report: Geothermal power market forecast to 2019

07/15/2014

Geothermal energy offers low emissions and non-reliance on fossil fuels, which are major drivers for the industry, according to a new report conducted by Market Research Reports.