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DTE Biomass Energy has acquired two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas, purchasing both the operating Fort Bend Power Producers, LLC facility just outside of Rosenberg and the Seabreeze landfill gas development project in Angleton.

DTE Biomass acquires renewable natural gas facilities

May 26, 2017

DTE Biomass Energy has acquired two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas, purchasing both the operating Fort Bend Power Producers, LLC facility just outside of Rosenberg and...

Of the 23 gigawatts of installed pumped energy storage capacity in operation at the end of 2016, 88% was in operation before 1990.

Energy storage and renewables beyond wind, hydro, solar make up 4% of U.S. power capacity

May 26, 2017

Of the 23 gigawatts of installed pumped energy storage capacity in operation at the end of 2016, 88% was in operation before 1990.

A Teesside England-based product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has successfully delivered a contract for Statoil’s £1.5 billion Dudgeon offshore wind power farm project.

Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

May 25, 2017

A Teesside England-based product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has successfully delivered a contract for Statoil’s £1.5 bil...

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities is retrofitting its HQ to demonstrate how to transform into a prototype of ultra-efficiency that will use no HVAC system, no electric light use during the day, 100% ventilation, almost zero energy, and produce zero carbon emissions.

House on Harvard campus undergoes extreme retrofit

May 24, 2017

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities is retrofitting its HQ to demonstrate how to transform into a prototype of ultra-efficiency that will use no HVAC system, no el...

ABB is bringing affordable, safe and reliable electricity to remote communities thanks to its new integrated microgrid solution, MGS100, that enables solar power and battery energy storage.

ABB’s new microgrid technology lights up rural communities and businesses

May 24, 2017

ABB is bringing affordable, safe and reliable electricity to remote communities thanks to its new integrated microgrid solution, MGS100, that enables solar power and battery ene...

Members of the Nevada Assembly on Tuesday gave bipartisan support to one arm of the Democratic majority's push to make solar energy more accessible.

Nevada Assembly passes solar-energy consumer rights, fees

May 24, 2017

Members of the Nevada Assembly on Tuesday gave bipartisan support to one arm of the Democratic majority's push to make solar energy more accessible.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, home cooling systems use about 6 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, at an annual cost of about $29 billion to homeowners.

Utilities: Prepare your home before summer strikes to beat the heat

May 24, 2017

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, home cooling systems use about 6 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, at an annual cost of about $29 billion...

The Ameren microgrid provides multiple sources of distributed generation - solar, wind, natural gas and battery storage - as well as advanced automation to support the TAC and a 1 MW residential load.

S&C completes Ameren microgrid project near University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

May 23, 2017

The Ameren microgrid provides multiple sources of distributed generation - solar, wind, natural gas and battery storage - as well as advanced automation to support the TAC and a...

SMA inverters have recently been installed to help power up 3 MW of solar power in Mexico as part of a rebuild for the Aura Solar I project in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

SMA inverters powering 3 MW of Mexico’s largest solar plant

May 23, 2017

SMA inverters have recently been installed to help power up 3 MW of solar power in Mexico as part of a rebuild for the Aura Solar I project in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

The project will also increase the total output of Gross Dam’s hydroelectric power plant from 7.6 megawatts to 8.1 megawatts.

Colorado dam expansion to substantially improve water supply, reliability

May 22, 2017

The project will also increase the total output of Gross Dam’s hydroelectric power plant from 7.6 megawatts to 8.1 megawatts.

Georgia regulators have approved a solar power facility's construction near a military base in the state.

Georgia utility regulators approve solar facility near base

May 22, 2017

Georgia regulators have approved a solar power facility's construction near a military base in the state.

State water officials said that they would use the water-release gates in the dam's hydroelectric power plant as the main way of releasing water from behind the dam during summer construction.

California to shut dam's battered spillway for repairs

May 19, 2017

State water officials said that they would use the water-release gates in the dam's hydroelectric power plant as the main way of releasing water from behind the dam during summe...

The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems.

Mercedes-Benz Energy, Vivint Solar bring energy storage innovation to the U.S. residential solar market

May 19, 2017

The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's ...

When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy source for the South Pacific nation.

New Zealand quake scientists discover surprise: Hot water

May 18, 2017

When researchers in New Zealand drilled deep into an earthquake fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant new energy source for the South Pacifi...

Regulators in Vermont are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country.

Vermont wind power sound would be among quietest in country

May 18, 2017

Regulators in Vermont are seeking a sound limit on wind power projects that would be among the quietest in the country.

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