Power Archive

4 Jul 2015

Perovskites Will Power New Low-Cost & Highly Efficient Solar Cells

Researchers pass along great news about developing low cost, efficient solar cells based on perovskites, so have a happy [fossil energy] Independence Day Perovskites Will Power New Low-Cost & Highly Efficient Solar Cells was originally published on
2 Jul 2015

World’s Cheapest Solar Power Lands In Austin, Texas — Under 4¢/kWh! (Sort Of)

Texans likes to be #1. Well, a lot of people like to be #1, but Texans are particularly known for this. For the time being, the Lone Star State can now lay claim to being #1 again
1 Jul 2015

Is Solar Power Right For Me? Utilities Offer Advice With “WattPlan” App

Originally published on Solar Love. Allowing customers to learn about and explore solar power options at their convenience, a new online application helps utility customers learn the answer to many solar power-related questions, including, “Is solar power
30 Jun 2015

BioPower completes construction of 250kW pilot wave power unit

Australian ocean energy firm BioPower Systems has completed the construction and onshore testing of a 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit that will be installed at Port Fairy in Victoria. CTBR – News
29 Jun 2015

Advanced Energy Economy: EPA Plan For States That Don’t Draft Own Plans For Clean Power Plan Compliance Can Use Renewables + Energy Efficiency

Backstop plans for states that don’t draft their own plans for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan can utilize renewable energy and energy efficiency to keep costs associated with reducing carbon emissions down,
27 Jun 2015

DP CleanTech signs deals with China Everbright for three biomass power plants

DP CleanTech has signed three contracts with China Everbright International to construct three 30MW straw-fired biomass power plants in China. CTBR – News
25 Jun 2015

Four Corners power plant owners settle with US federal agencies on air pollution

Utility companies in Arizona and New Mexico will invest up to $ 160m on new technology to cut harmful emissions from the Four Corners power plant under a settlement with the US federal agencies. CTBR – News
24 Jun 2015

What Brought Local Power To New York?

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo adopts Local Power CCA in his search for ways to bring his state’s electrical system into the 21st century What Brought Local Power To New York? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
24 Jun 2015

World Bank provides $30m financing for power grid improvement project in Laos

The World Bank has provided $ 30m in financing for the power grid improvement project in Laos. CTBR – News
23 Jun 2015

Nomadic Power Boosts Mobile Power Growth Curve

Interest in mobile power continues following news of €2 million ($ 2.25 million) in grant funding being given to German-based Nomadic Power for a mobile battery project. Mobility seems to be the key word here. The grant