Articles Tagged with ''renewable energy''

April 24, 2014: Enphase Energy Expands National Low-Income Solar Partnership

Partnership with Nonprofit GRID Alternatives Generates Savings for Working Families
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Enphase Energy Inc. has announced a major expansion of its philanthropic partnership with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit that makes solar power and solar job training available to underserved communities.


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April 21, 2014: Interest in Renewable Energy Is Growing, Says AHR Expo Survey

Steady Growth in the Number of Exhibitors Showcasing Renewable Energy Products
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According to a 2014 AHR Expo post-show survey of attendees, 41 percent of the more than 2,000 respondents said they came to the show seeking products related to “renewable energy resources” (geothermal, solar, etc.). 


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Jan. 10, 2014: Favorable Consumer Attitudes toward Clean Energy Rebound Significantly

Statistically Significant Increases in Favorability for Seven of 10 Clean Energy Concepts
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Over the last few years, consumer attitudes toward clean energy have tended to fluctuate and, in several cases, decline. According to a new consumer survey from Navigant Research, favorable attitudes for a number of these concepts, including solar energy and wind energy, rebounded significantly from their 2012 levels. 


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Just Say Yes to Geothermal

Renewable Energy Production is Key
By Douglas A. Dougherty
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As kids, we were told, “Don’t play with matches.” But, as adults, we ignore this warning and play with fire to heat our homes and office buildings, and our laws and policies encourage it. It doesn’t have to be that way. It’s my opinion that we need to create paths to safer, cleaner, and more efficient energy sources.


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Dec. 23, 2013: Energy and Sustainability Industry Conference Set for February

Conference Will Discuss Renewable Energy, Developing Net Zero and Positive Energy Buildings
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AGRION is hosting its second annual Energy & Sustainability Summit in New York City on Feb. 5-6, 2014 at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Dubbed Disrupt 100+, it will bring together leaders in energy, infrastructure, and sustainability.


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Dec. 13, 2013: Maryland Announces Competitive Grants for Clean Energy Innovators

Program Seeks ‘Game Changing’ Renewable and Clean Energy Generation and Storage Technologies
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The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has released $1 million in second round funding for its Game Changer Energy Innovation Competitive Grant Program. It invites applications to develop Maryland-based projects that support deployment of “game changing” renewable and clean energy generation and storage technologies.


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Dec. 10, 2013: President Directs Federal Agencies to Use More Renewable Energy

Goal Supports Homegrown Energy Produced by American Workers
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In the latest step under his Climate Action Plan, President Obama has signed a memorandum directing federal agencies to consume 20 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020 — more than double the current level.


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Dec. 6, 2013: Renewable Energy to be Half of Global Generation Increase to 2035

Report Also Says a Renewed Global Focus on Energy Efficiency Is Taking Hold
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Renewable energy sources could account for nearly half of the increase in global power generation through 2035, according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2013 edition of the World Energy Outlook. Solar energy and wind energy could make up 45 percent of that expansion in renewables.


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WSU, Avista Collaborate on Smart Grid Project

Unpredictable Fluctuations in Renewable Energy Create Challenges for Utilities
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One of the challenges of relying on renewable energy, such as solar and wind, is that changes in weather conditions can lead to sudden drops in the amount of power provided. One way utilities can handle this is by “shedding,” or reducing, some of their electrical load.


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Oct. 24, 2013: Siemens Wins Contracts for Army’s Renewable Energy Program

Renewable and Alternative Energy Will Be Procured Through Power Purchase Agreements
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Siemens Government Technologies Inc. announced that Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) have been awarded to support renewable energy on Department of Defense (DOD) installations. The four MATOCs have multiple awardees but the Siemens team was the only one that was selected for all of them.


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