BrightSource seeks to set

BrightSource seeks to set 'the record straight' on bird deaths at CSP plant

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 REM

BrightSource Energy has gone on the offensive to respond to concerns about bird death at its Ivanpah CSP plant in California's Mojave Desert.

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 20/8/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 20/8/2014

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 REM • California weighing bird deaths from concentrated solar plantsStar Tribune • EIB Finances Concentrated Solar-Power Plant in South AfricaBloomberg • Global concentrated solar power market was...
Clearer skies would significantly boost PV energy production, study says

Clearer skies would significantly boost PV energy production, study says

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 REM

A new EU study confirms that clearer, cleaner skies would significantly increase photovoltaic energy production.

 Two Virginia Tech geneticists share $1.4 million biomass grant

 Two Virginia Tech geneticists share $1.4 million biomass grant

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 REM Two researchers from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the US have received a $1.4 million grant to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow an important bi...
Virent Inc. receives EPA registration for its bioform gasoline

Virent Inc. receives EPA registration for its bioform gasoline

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 Dan McCue Virent Inc. received fuel registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its BioForm® Gasoline in blends of up to 45 percent. As a registered fuel, Virent’s biogasoline can now be u...
Latest renewables news hot off the press - 19/8/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 19/8/2014

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 REM • Global Renewable Energy Project Reaches MilestoneForbes • Could the Great Renewable Energy Wall Between the U.S. and China Be Crumbling?Motley Fool • Marine Renewable Energy Technology Takin...
Eco Energy World connects 70MW of Solar PV to the UK grid

Eco Energy World connects 70MW of Solar PV to the UK grid

Monday, 18 August 2014 REM

Eco Energy World Ltd., a developer of clean-power projects, has connected five solar-energy farms to the grid in the UK.

Costa Rico and Japan enter into $550 million loan deal to finance geothermal plants

Costa Rico and Japan enter into $550 million loan deal to finance geothermal plants

Monday, 18 August 2014 Dan McCue Representatives of the Costa Rican government and utility concerns are scheduled to meet today with their Japanese counterparts to ink a $550 million loan deal to finance the construction of three geo...
US Regulators give green light to bringing Canadian hydropower to NYC

US Regulators give green light to bringing Canadian hydropower to NYC

Monday, 18 August 2014 Dan McCue The U.S. Department of Energy, in cooperation with other federal and state agencies, has issued a final environmental impact statement allowing a $2.2 billion plan to bring low-cost Canadian hydroelec...
Latest renewables news hot off the press - 18/8/2014

Latest renewables news hot off the press - 18/8/2014

Monday, 18 August 2014 REM • Can Japan and South Korea Join Forces on Renewable Energy?National Interest • States should not take Ohio’s lead on freezing renewable energy standardsBoston Globe • Solar farm abandoned a...