A modern electricity grid is vital to the Nation’s security, economy and modern way of life, providing the foundation for essential services that Americans rely on every day. The Nation’s power grid, however, is aging and faces a future for which it was not designed. As part of the GMI, the Energy Department announced [add link to press release] funding in January, 2016 of up to $220 million over three years for DOE’s National Labs and partners. The Grid Modernization Laboratory Consortium funding will support critical research and development in advanced storage systems, clean energy integration, standards and test procedures, and a number of other key grid modernization areas. This effort recognizes regional differences and will strengthen regional strategies while defining a diverse and balanced national strategy. A list of the projects appears below. Note: funding amounts listed below are subject to appropriations and to final negotiations with award recipients.
Originally published on CleanTechies. California-based solar project developer Pattern Energy has reported progress on a large-scale solar PV project in Chile. JinkoSolar reported that it has been selected to supply solar modules for the 122 MW Conejo solar project in Chile, which is being developed by Pattern Energy. Located in the municipality of Taltal, in [&hellip Pattern Energy Chooses JinkoSolar Modules For 122 MW Project In Chile was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published its Energy Efficiency in Commercial Tenant Spaces feasibility study that highlights both opportunities and barriers to implementing energy efficient technologies in multi-tenant commercial spaces.
An estimated 147 gigawatts of renewable power capacity was added in 2015, the largest annual increase ever. The post Led By Solar And Wind, Renewable Energy Grew Like Never Before Last Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 1.1 per cent, roughly USD 1.3 trillion, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy...
Haleakala Solar has come a long way from its humble beginnings. In 1977, Founder and Owner, Jim Whitcomb began to install Solar Hot Water Systems for friends and neighbors. Over the past 39 years Haleakala Solar has emerged into a leading installer of Solar PV and Alternative Energy solutions throughout Hawaii. To serve the present Solar Power World
Originally published on CleanTechies. Chile recently had its largest solar PV project connected to the grid – a 160 MW project commissioned in the northern part of the country. Enel Green Power Chile Ltda. recently announced that it commissioned a 160 MW solar PV project located in the municipality of María Elena in the Antofagasta [&hellip Enel Commissions Its Largest Solar PV Project In Chile was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
EnergySage, an online solar marketplace, and Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, have teamed up to encourage energy efficiency for homeowners through solar energy systems and Wiser Air by Schneider Electric, a Wi-Fi smart thermostat. The recently formed relationship includes joint marketing efforts in a number of different mediums, including community-based programs, Solar Power World
The annual growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii jumped by 3.05 parts per million during 2015, the largest year-to-year increase in 56 years of research [...]...
USDA is conducting the 2015 Certified Organic Survey to gather data on certified organic crops and livestock in the United States. This survey is critical to help determine the economic impact of certified organic agriculture production in the United States.
Connect4Climate recently co-hosted Sustainability Week, a series of panel discussions and events with the Hospital Club, a social venue in central London, created by Paul Allen co-founder of Microsoft and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, that...
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