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SunEdison & Imergy Partner to Backup Power for Telecom Towers

27 Mar , 2015  

SunEdison to Buy 1,000 of Imergy’s Flow Batteries for Rural Electrification Greentech Media, March 25, 2015 SunEdison will purchase up to 1,000 flow batteries from Imergy Power Systems as part of its commitment to bring power to 20 million people by 2020. SunEdison is purchasing Imergy’s ESP 30 systems, a 30-kilowatt battery that can provide […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

The Energy Debate in Michigan

25 Mar , 2015  

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Rowe: Government stacks deck against renewable energy The Detroit News, March 24, 2015 Gov. Rick Snyder recently gave an address on energy and, as expected, his approach included market-based solutions, the notion that the market should take care of renewable energy development. As a professor of renewable energy and energy management for more than 30 […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Michigan Politicians Attempt to Derail Efficiency and Clean Energy

18 Mar , 2015  

Gita Subramony for Zondits, March 19, 2015 Last year, Michigan policy-makers proposed questionable changes to the state’s definition of clean energy; a house bill attempted to expand clean energy to include the burning of waste material and garbage in order to meet the state’s clean energy goals. State representative Aric Nesbitt, who proposed the initial […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Ending Michigan’s Coal Dependency

18 Mar , 2015  

Michigan’s crisis: Can the coal-heavy state embrace renewables and efficiency? Utility Dive, March 17, 2015 Michigan officials and electric utilities are rushing to solve the state’s power difficulties ahead of significant expected capacity shortfalls. Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) unveiled a broad strategy that calls for significantly more renewables and energy conservation programs in a state traditionally […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Eiffel Tower Now Home to Two Wind Turbines

27 Feb , 2015  

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Paris Has Turned the Eiffel Tower Into a Wind Energy Machine TakePart, February 24, 2015 Just how serious is Paris about cutting the City of Light’s carbon footprint? Serious enough to install two wind turbines on the iconic Eiffel Tower. The turbines, made by UGE, are not the giant windmill-type machines you see on wind […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Clean Technologies That Have Global Impact

20 Feb , 2015  

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12 Technologies Which Could Save The World BuzzFeed, February 18, 2015 1. Solar glass We’re familiar with solar panels, and solar is probably the most promising renewable energy source. But we are on the verge of a major change in the technology. “Power generating windows are already available and companies are working hard to cut costs […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity

Reengineering Utilities with Smart Grid Technology

29 Jan , 2015  

How these energy geeks are reimagining an old school utility Reuters, January 27. 2015 Welcome to the utility industry’s future – or at least that’s what Southern California Edison is hoping. Here in a non-descript, 53,500-square-foot building, the $12 billion utility’s research team is testing everything from charging electronic vehicles via cell phone to devices […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Vermont Examines Renewable Energy Standards

28 Jan , 2015  

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Changes to renewable energy standards? The Burlington Free Press, January 23, 2015 Vermont is considering a change to its energy policy that would end a practice that critics said amounted to double-counting the environmental benefits of its renewable sources of power. Legislation to be described to the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee on Friday […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Clean Energy Investments Stalled in Ohio

27 Jan , 2015  

Pause in mandate for clean energy chills alternatives The Blade, January 14, 2015 Ohio’s two-year timeout on its mandate that utilities get more of their power from renewable and advanced technology sources has dampened investment in what were once booming solar and wind industries in the state, according to a study released Tuesday. The nonpartisan […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

1.3% of New US Jobs Came from the Solar Industry in 2014

22 Jan , 2015  

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1.3% of New US Jobs Came from the Solar Industry in 2014 Allison Donnelly for Zondits, January 22, 2015 “Jobs” are still very much a key concern in the United States these days: President Obama’s State of the Union address yesterday used the word 19 times. Few industries have seen the explosive growth in jobs […]

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