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GameChange Solar introduces 5-7 week lead time for trackers

2 June 2016


GameChange Solar announced that it has implemented a five to seven week delivery time standard for all tracker structural components, effective immediately. By the fourth quarter of 2016, this five to seven week standard will include the complete system with controllers and actuators (which currently require an additional two to five weeks).

Andrew Worden, CEO of GameChange Solar, stated:


Business leaders to assess the challenges and investment opportunities in a transition to clean energy

6 June 2016

The Risky Business Project

The Risky Business Project, led by Michael R. Bloomberg, Hank Paulson, and Tom Steyer, announced that it has initiated a new research project that moves from risk measurement to risk management: specifically, identifying the key opportunities and challenges businesses face in transitioning to a lower-carbon, more resilient economy. Its findings, From Risk to Return: Investing in a Clean Energy Economy, will be released in November 2016. The new report will build on a series of previous reports assessing the economic risks of climate change to U.S. business across different regions and sectors.


Interior Department Auctions 344,000 Acres Offshore New Jersey for Wind Energy Development

10 November 2015


In advance of COP21, renewable energy milestone continues to advance Administration’s clean energy goals, advances President’s Climate Action Plan

WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today held the nation’s fifth competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, which offered nearly 344,000 acres offshore New Jersey for potential wind energy development.


Solar tops DECC opinion tracker once again

10 November 2015

Solar DECC

DECC’s opinion tracker showed 80% of respondents supported solar as a source of electricity

Solar has once again been voted the UK’s most favoured source of renewable energy, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s opinion tracker.

DECC surveyed consumers in late September on specific questions related to sources of energy generation. While the opinion tracker is compiled on a quarterly basis, set questions are only asked bi-quarterly so these results are the first since February to address solar and other renewables specifically.


U.S. Geothermal Inc. Acquires Three New Power Plant Units at Significant Discount

10 November 2015

US Geothermal Inc

BOISE, IDAHO, Nov 09, 2015 U.S. Geothermal Inc. (GTH)(nyse mkt:HTM) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the major and long lead equipment for the construction of three binary geothermal power plants at a significant discount.


New DOPPSTADT HS 401 Selector reliably sorts out oversize

10 November 2015


Trouble with undesired oversize grain in shredder or grinder output? Never again reports Doppstadt. The new HS 401 „Selector” separates oversize material from each output fraction achieving your desired product. Combined with the pre-shredder DW 3060 Type F the Selector forms a compact, time- and energy-efficient shredding and screening system.


€17m EC funding secured for Project Stroma

10 November 2015


Project Stroma financial close and commencement of construction expected in 2016

Atlantis, a global leader in the tidal power sector, announced last month that the European Commission’s Climate Change Committee had approved the transfer of €17 million of funding from the Kyle Rhea project to Atlantis’s MeyGen project, the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project.

The funding is for MeyGen Phase 1B (“Project Stroma”) and will accelerate the development of the MeyGen project, with this second phase targeted to reach financial close and commence construction during 2016.