GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.

GTM Research and SunSpec Alliance Partner to Advance Distributed Solar Performance Analytics.  THE SERVICE   Through today’s partnership, oSPARC participants will be able to participate in a new gtm Research program, oSPARC Plus, to analyze project and portfolio performance, compare system characteristics, and ease access to future project capital.  Data providers …

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out’

Climate Bonds has posted a new item, ‘AfDB’s long-awaited AAA $500m inaugural green bond is sold out‘ The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just issued the 3 year, USD500 million green bond they flagged over Summer; the deal closed yesterday at 14:30 London time. The bond 10% over-subscribed by the close of the half-day …

Earth Policy Institute: U.S. Nuclear Power in Decline

  U.S. Nuclear Power in Decline  J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update116 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update September 10, 2013 Nuclear power generation in the United States is falling. After increasing rapidly since the 1970s, electricity generation at U.S. nuclear plants began to grow more slowly in the early 2000s. It …

Earth Policy Institute: U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013  Janet Larsen www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2013/highlights40 Earth Policy Release Data Highlight August 28, 2013 The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since …

SmartPlanet Daily: Saudi Arabia is building a massive $22 billion metro to cut oil use

Manage my newsletters  |  Trouble viewing this mail? Read it online.  |  Previous Edition    SmartPlanet Daily August 01, 2013 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Saudi Arabia is serious about getting off the nonrenewable sauce. For now, their money is on …

Earth Policy Release – Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update113 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 14, 2013 When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to …

Earth Policy Release – Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

  Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update112 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update April 25, 2013 Politicians, lobbyists, and tourists alike can ride bicycles along a specially marked lane between the White House and the U.S. Capitol, part of the 115 miles of …

Solon sells Italian solar PV plant

18 November 2011 News and Analysis Deal News Solon sells Italian solar PV plant GCL-Poly signs agreement for 16GW solar development in China Vestas wins 42MW Spanish wind turbine order Canada’s Northland Power contracts MEMC to supply 130MW of solar PV U.S. Geothermal secures $9m loan for San Emidio project …