energy Archive

30 Oct 2014

Energy Dept. Still Chasing Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Unicorn

FCEV unicorn watch: The US Energy Dept. has just launched a new $ 1 million R&D prize to promote home-scale hydrogen for fuel cell electric vehicles Energy Dept. Still Chasing Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Unicorn was originally
30 Oct 2014

US DOE launches new program to accelerate clean energy technologies commercialization

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a new lab program to speed up commercialization of clean energy technologies. CTBR – News
29 Oct 2014

ContourGlobal to buy 201MW of renewable energy projects in Europe

US-based ContourGlobal has agreed to acquire about 201MW of renewable energy operating plants in Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic from affiliates of the Austria-based Raiffeisen Banking Group. CTBR – News
28 Oct 2014

New Tool For Clean Energy Action: “SWITCH”

A new policymaking tool to better enable the shift to renewable energy has been developed by researchers at the University of California–Berkeley, and presented at an event at the University of Copenhagen. Policymakers and planners need to discern
26 Oct 2014

The Latest Data Contradicts Myths About Renewable Energy

Examining the latest data from EIA and Fraunehofer ISE. Originally published in the ECOreport. The biggest news to come out of the US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) report for August is that utility solar’s production of electricity is
25 Oct 2014

The Solar Energy Revolution Everyone’s Ignoring… Is In Bangladesh

We put a lot of cyber ink into the German, Australian, US, Chinese, Indian, Chilean, and Japanese solar energy revolutions. However, I think the Bangladeshi solar revolution is one we don’t write about enough. One of the
25 Oct 2014

Austin Includes Energy Price Hedge Value In Solar Tariff

Rocky Mountain Institute. Renewables scored a major victory recently in the natural gas heartland that is Texas. In a resolution adopted by the Austin City Council on August 28, the city declared solar energy its default generation
24 Oct 2014

REC completes 300MW of supply agreements with Recurrent Energy

Solar energy solutions provider REC Group has signed two agreements with North American solar project developer Recurrent Energy for the delivery of 300MW photovoltaic panels for utility-scale power developments in California, US. CTBR – News
23 Oct 2014

Lightsource Renewable Energy closes project refinancing for three UK solar parks

Lightsource Renewable Energy has closed £28.4m in project refinancing with the Royal Bank of Scotland for three solar projects, totaling 34MW, in the UK. CTBR – News
23 Oct 2014

Starwood Energy to buy 250MW wind project in Ohio, US

Private equity firm Starwood Energy has agreed to acquire a 250MW wind farm in Ohio, US from Trishe Resources. CTBR – News