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.
Renewable energy use grew an average of 5 percent per year over 2001-2014
June 11, 2015
Renewable energy accounted for 9.8 percent of total domestic energy consumption in 2014, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This marks the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was a much larger contributor to domestic energy supply.
Report Shows the First Global Increase in Investment in Three Years
April 27, 2015
Global investment in renewable energy technologies increased 17 percent to $270 billion in 2014, according to "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015," the eighth edition of the report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).