Onshore wind is fully competitive against gas and coal in some parts of the world; solar is closing the gap
November 3, 2015
This year has brought a significant shift in the generating cost comparison between renewable energy and fossil fuels, according to an analysis by technology and region published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
State-led projects will culminate in replicable actions that other state and local governments can adopt
October 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding to 11 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development. Each state will design and deploy programs to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Recognized for largest expansion of district energy infrastructure in North America
September 1, 2015
Detroit Renewable Energy (DRE), owner and operator of the downtown Detroit district energy steam system, was honored by the International District Energy Association (IDEA) as a recipient of the Gold District Energy Award in the Most Square Feet Added in North America Award category for the 2014 business year.
Nonprofit resource to offer clean energy program management, workforce training, and technical assistance
August 26, 2015
The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has announced the opening of its Northeast regional office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. CSE said it is broadening its efforts to help government agencies, utilities, businesses, and residents throughout the region plan and achieve higher sustainable energy and efficiency goals.
With the theme “Leveraging Innovation to Become an Energy Efficiency Superpower,” government and private sector officials discussed the technologies, policies, and business models the U.S. needs to pursue at the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum, sponsored by Johnson Controls Inc. and the United States Energy Association.
The 2014 tally included record installations for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and wind power
July 16, 2015
Global generation capacity for solar, wind, and other renewable energy technologies grew 8.5 percent in 2014 over the year before, according to the 10th annual edition of REN21’s Renewables 2015 Global Status Report.
IGS Solar will finance, own, and operate the solar project, which is now under construction
July 6, 2015
IGS Solar LLC, a commercial and residential solar provider, has teamed with ReVision Energy, a solar energy contracting company, to build, own, and operate five solar arrays at Proctor Academy. The private co-educational day and boarding school is located in Andover, New Hampshire, and serves grades 9-12.