More Renewable Power News

Wind power proposed to supply Los Angeles area

09/23/2014

Four companies are proposing an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming via an energy storage facility in Utah.

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.

SunEdison completes 1.8 MW solar power system on Superfund Site

09/23/2014

SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) and BlueWave Capital LLC have completed a 1.8-MW solar power plant constructed on a remediated U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund site in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park enters operation

09/23/2014

DTE Energy's (NYSE: DTE) 112-MW Echo Wind Park, located in Huron County, Michigan, has reached commercial operation.

2 new solar farms being planned in Indiana

09/22/2014

Two new solar farms are being planned in Indiana, including a second large one on the grounds of Indianapolis International Airport.

US to train veterans to install solar panels

09/22/2014

The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.

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.

Vietnam delays nuclear power plant construction

09/22/2014

Vietnam has put off construction work on its first nuclear power plant.

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.

Duke Energy releases additional details on $500M investment for solar projects

09/22/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), on September 15, announced plans to invest $500 million dollars to expand solar power in North Carolina. On Monday the utility released additional details on the commitment.

San Diego Gas & Electric SDG&E demand response wind solar all-time peak demand Sunrise Powerlink California Independent System Operator Corp Solar Turbines

SDG&E meets all time peak demand with demand response, solar and wind

09/19/2014

SDG&E reached all-time back-to-back peak demand records of 4,781 MW on Sept. 15 and 4,890 MW on Sept. 16.

The Flexibility of Internal Combustion Engines

09/19/2014

Fossil fuels will increasingly be called upon to provide peaking power when wind and solar generation is not available. Explore the benefits and costs of gas-powered generator sets.

Profiling Geothermal Energy in North America

09/19/2014

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

NRG Energy acquires Goal Zero, personal solar products market leader

09/19/2014

NRG Energy, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Goal Zero, a market leader and rapidly growing personal solar consumer products company.

Covanta Holdings waste-to-energy power plant Dublin Ireland New Jersey

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.

2014 Projects of the Year finalists Power Engineering Renewable Energy World PGI NPI REWNA Financial Forum GenForum coal natural gas nuclear renewables solar wind biomass

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.

NYISO report highlights New York’s DER potential

09/18/2014

New York state, one of the nation’s largest producers of distributed power, could add more than 2,000 MW of distributed energy resources (DER) by 2020, a new report from the New York Independent System Operator shows.

DOE Energy Department manufacture wind turbine tower taller development Iowa State University Keystone Towers Massachusetts

DOE awards $2mn to support taller wind turbine towers

09/18/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $2 million for two organizations that will support the manufacturing of taller wind turbine towers.

Voith receives contract to upgrade turbines at Washington hydro facility

09/16/2014

Voith Hydro received a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade turbines at Washington Public Utility District's (PUD) Priest Rapids Dam along the Columbia River.

Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy

09/16/2014

The governor of the state of Louisiana, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's administration has become "science deniers," failing to do enough to harness the nation's energy potential.