US Department of Energy offers loan guarantee for Footwatio solar project

kristy Green Prosperity

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 …

Renewable Energy Ideas Too Good to be True

kristy Trendspotting

Renewable Energy Ideas Too Good to be True Free energy, perpetual motion machines, and solar cells that work in moonlight. Bjorn Lomborg: The Sustainability Critic He’s the economist environmentalists love to hate. CPV Ascendant? Cogentrix Gets $90M Loan Guarantee for 30MW Project Amonix to provide the CPV hardware. ECD’s Bloody …

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US?

kristy Greentech

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US? The U.S. CEO of the Chinese giant says he’s building jobs here, too. Mixed Greens: Google Puts $100M into Wind Farm; Obama Goes to Reno; Li-On’s Supercar The search engine strikes again. DOE Gives $2.1 Billion Guarantee to Solar …

Agriculture 2.0: Harvest Power Profits From Biomass

kristy Green Prosperity

Agriculture 2.0: Harvest Power Profits From Biomass Did you know that Germany has a feed-in tariff for biomass-generated power? Networked Grid 2011: The FAQ on HAN You’re talking to the HAN. Mixed Greens: Nissan’s R&D Center Mountain View, Chromasun Goes Live, and Natural Gas as a Battery Plus, how FERC …

EnerNOC Wins SCE Contract for Energy Efficiency

kristy Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

EnerNOC Wins SCE Contract for Energy Efficiency Forget about demand response, EnerNOC wants a bite of the energy efficiency pie. The Humanitarian Side of Solar and Renewables We take a break from pure capitalism to honor the human, animal, and environmental-minded side of the renewable business. Suniva Update: “Suspending” Pursuit …

VantagePoint, GE lead $28.4m investment in solar company 1366 Technologies

kristy Greentech

DEAL NEWS VantagePoint, GE lead $28.4m investment in solar company 1366 Technologies Vestas to supply turbines for PNE’s offshore project Google Ventures leads $42m investment in WeatherBill Ascent Solar factory closer to securing DOE loan guarantee Belectric, Solar Frontier enter solar module distribution deal Electra Private Equity acquires heating efficiency …