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September 14 -- RETECH is the American Council on Renewable Energy’s premier trade gathering of the all-renewable energy industry in the United States.The event offers an unparalleled opportunity to network with industry leaders and forward-thinking, focused organizations with a global view. This three-day technology conference and exhibition features a trade show and six tracks of top CEO-led business conference sessions by technology, as well as multiple business-to-business side events. >>View Article

August 17 -- Three out of four Americans think the U.S. needs “to start focusing more” on clean-energy sources like wind and solar that require less water than conventional power generation as the country faces its most widespread drought since 1956, according to a think-tank survey. >>View Article

Friday, 17 August 2012 12:07

Clean Energy Patents At Quarterly High

August 17 -- The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI), published quarterly by the Cleantech Groupat Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. provides an indication of the trend of innovative activity in the Clean Energy sector from 2002 to the present.  Results from the Q1 2012 reveal the CEPGI to have a value of 694 granted U.S. patents, the highest quarter since tracking of the CEPGI began and up 154 over the first quarter of 2011. >>View Article

August 21 -- Camp Lejeune is in the process of building multiple photovoltaic farms that will give the base the ability to generate up to 10 MW of instant solar energy at any time. >>View Article

August 21 -- Local, smaller scale solar PV project developers are showing very strong interest in building so-called “solar gardens” in Colorado. So many applied for Xcel Energy’s Solar Rewards Community solar gardens program this past week—the first time it’s been opened to project developers—that the utility had to close the application window just 30 minutes after it opened. >>View Article

August 24 -- This months’ announcement from the White House calling for green energy bids and its plan to fast-track wind and solar projects delivered a clear message that renewable energy is something the American military – and its government – whole-heartily believes in. The federal government’s Renewable Energy Partnership Plan (Plan), headed by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of the Interior (DOI), is pushing new project development on and near numerous military installations to the tune of $7 billion dollars. >>View Article

August 24 -- A few years ago, Craig Winn launched a new company with two employees and a good idea: leverage the auto industry’s engineering prowess to improve solar manufacturing. Three years later, the Michigan-based company has hired nearly 50 workers and doubled its production capacity. The secret to its success is using precision techniques from car manufacturing to make the metal frames that hold solar panels. Business has been so good the company is opening a new plant in Ohio this year. >>View Article

August 28 -- By November, nearly 40 percent of the electricity required to power Chatsworth High School will come from the sun. A $3.2-million 484.12-kilowatt (KW) photovoltaic system is being built over 147 parking spaces in the lot on the northeast corner of the campus. >>View Article

August 28 -- A BMW 1 Series costs more than $30,000. But for the price of a few gallons of gas, Bay Area residents can zip around in a purely electric version of the compact coupe using DriveNow, a electric-car-sharing service from the German automaker. >>View Article

Tuesday, 28 August 2012 11:21

Solar Business Booming In New England

August 28 -- Business at downstream solar photovoltaic (PV) companies is growing exponentially in the Northeast, as home and property owners, spurred by government incentive programs, increasingly grow to realize and appreciate its value. >>View Article

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