Energy Self-Reliant States: Positive Policy Changes for Distributed Renewable Energy

The previous week I covered the one thing Obama’s climate policy can’t leave out, and you can judge the President’s climate plan for yourself.  Also, while I’m on “vacation” (moving) you can read (and link to) a web version of the fourth segment of our Rooftop Revolution report. Sincerely, John Positive Policy Changes for …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: A Local Solar Energy Standard for Minnesota

Here’s a short presentation about a Minnesota 10% solar energy standard coming up soon for discussion in the state legislature, with a financing mechanism that looks a lot like a CLEAN Program.  Greentechmedia also has an article about the proposed legislation (I was the primary source). Sincerely, John A Local Solar Energy Standard for …

Natural Power wins engineering contract for Scottish wind farm

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter Natural Power wins engineering contract for Scottish wind farm UK waste management company Sterecycle raises £5.1m KKR teams with Google, Recurrent Energy for first US cleantech venture Abengoa secures $200m credit line Fuel cell developer CellEra secures Vodafone investment Kraft contracts NRG to deliver world’s …

AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects

Deal News AXA, Neoen take on Verbund’s renewable energy projects Fortum contracts Echelon to deploy smart meters across Norway KKR teams with Munich Re for Grupo T-Solar deal European Commission invests €19m into Green for Growth Fund Hyundai signs supply deal with UK-based Eco Environmentalists H.I.G takes majority stake in …

US Department of Energy offers loan guarantee for Footwatio solar project

9 June 2011 DEAL NEWS US Department of Energy offers loan guarantee for Footwatio solar project Industrifonden, Sustainable Technologies invest in wind power provider Triventus Xodus secures £10m from Sunrise Energy and Simmons Parallel Energy Fund New contracts see Natural Power manage quarter of UK wind farms Indeematec, Solaria sign …

REpower bags Canada wind turbine contracts

4 May 2011 DEAL NEWS REpower bags Canada wind turbine contracts SunBorne, Suntech target India under 100MW solar deal Vestas grows China presence with 100MW turbine order Offshore wind company SeaEnergy to sell subsidiary to energy consortium Silfab, Agris to benefit from Ontario FIT under solar deal Xodus Group continues …

Helius Energy awards contracts for 7.5MW biomass plant

20 April 2011 DEAL NEWS Helius Energy awards contracts for 7.5MW biomass plant Rentech to up stake in ClearFuels Eiser Infrastructure closes €475m Spanish solar thermal financing Silfab secures €2.2m loan for Ontario production AMP Electric Vehicles to electrify Northern Lights fleet in $100m deal TPG takes $150m stake in …