July 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew
US society needs to make the right choices today in order to assure adequate, affordable supplies of both energy and water. Pursuing a strategic pathway centered on low-carbon renewable energy resources and energy efficiency gains can get us there, according to a comprehensive study undertaken by the "Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative" (EW3)
June 22nd, 2013 | by Andrew
With ThinkBlue, the world's third largest automaker is raising the stakes in its sustainability drive, including allocating $500 million-$600 million for renewable energy investments. VW management recently hosted an energy management workshop and site tour of its green manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. CleanTechnica was there.
June 3rd, 2013 | by Andrew
The US, China and Germany, ranked as the top three most attractive countries for renewable energy investment in 2012, a year in which renewable energy came of age, ushering in an era of democratization of energy, according to the 10th anniversary edition of Ernst & Young's
May 1st, 2013 | by Andrew
A distributed power-clean energy milestone was reached late last week as leaders from government and industry joined officials from the University of Delaware and NRG energy to celebrate the first instance of electric vehicle-to-grid (EV2G) technology being used to sell electricity to the power grid. Ongoing success could well provide a critical missing link on the path to a clean, green, renewable and distributed energy infrastructure, economy, and society
April 29th, 2013 | by Andrew
Revenues and average selling prices for solar PV module manufacturers continued to drop in 2012 amid a continued overhang of supply. Further contraction and consolidation lies ahead, at least until 2015, according to NPD Solarbuzz
January 24th, 2013 | by Andrew
Renewable power costs are declining sharply, with rapid deployment and fast rates of learning fueling ongoing capacity additions and cost reductions, according to a comprehensive new global report from the International Renewable Energy Agency
January 18th, 2013 | by Andrew
Yes, remarkable but true, and a sign of the fast changing times: the International Renewable Energy Agency will establish its global HQ in the United Arab Emirates
December 1st, 2012 | by Andrew
The Solana utility-scale concentrating solar power (CSP) project, capable of storing solar-generated electricity and delivering it in the evenings and at night in order to help meet peak demand, is 80% complete. A workforce of more than 2,000 is on site installing Solana's 32,000 parabolic trough solar energy collectors, one of a range of benefits the project has brought to the Pheonix area
November 26th, 2012 | by Andrew
Participants from across an increasingly diverse US energy sector are gathering in Houston for this week's Total Energy USA conference, which promises to provide a sweeping overview, as well as detailed specifics, throughout a fast-changing US energy landscape.
October 27th, 2012 | by Andrew
ITRI is on a roll when it comes to developing innovative green technologies that reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption, including a new CPV thin film and panel that can be integrated in windows, building structures and materials, as well as solar PV panels and systems.
October 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
Said to be "the most thorough study ever conducted of a U.S. offshore wind farm,” Deepwater Wind invested three-years and $7 million in completing the permit applications for the proposed 30-MW Block Island Wind Farm, a project that management sees as a stepping stone on the path toward carrying out much larger projects off the US northeast and mid-Atlantic coast