Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
How and Where Distributed Energy Resources Will Reduce the Need for Transmission
12/01/13, Kiran Kumaraswamy, ICF International
The rapid growth of distributed energy resources (DER), a non-transmission alternative, is raising concerns over the viability and necessity of new transmission lines.
2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains
12/01/13, Reprinted with permission from, Today in Energy
All five of the major solar thermal projects—including Solana and Ivanpah—that are scheduled to come on line in 2013 and 2014 were awarded loans through the U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program.
Q3 2013 Deal Volume Comparison
12/01/13, Contributed by, Lincoln International
Merger and Acquisition information from Lincloln's Deal Reader.
Vanderbilt Proposes Building Energy Storage Into Solar Cells
12/01/13, Chris Meehan for, SolarReviews
Imagine a photovoltaic cell or module that actually stores as well as produces energy, acting as a battery and producing power even after dark.
Will You Survive Solar Grid Parity?
12/01/13, Patrick McCabe, GreenLancer.com
A path to ensure profitable installation for residential solar
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
EU Nations Approve Pact With China on Solar-Panel Trade
Submitted on: 12/02/13, 06:18 AM
European Union countries approved an agreement with China to curb imports of Chinese solar panels, ending the EU’s biggest commercial dispute of its kind. EU governments endorsed
The US has 43 nuclear power plants’ worth of solar energy in the pipeline
Submitted on: 11/25/13, 04:32 PM
The boom in solar energy in the US in recent years? You haven’t seen anything yet. The pipeline of photovoltaic projects has grown 7% over the past 12 months andnow stands a
SolarCity Completes Industry's First Securitization of Distributed Solar Energy
Submitted on: 11/21/13, 10:46 AM
SolarCity Corp. today announced that it has completed what is reported to be the first securitization of distributed solar energy assets. SolarCity completed a private placement in the amount of $54,425,000 with an interest rate of 4.80% and a scheduled maturity
GE Promises More Wind Power Without New Turbines
Submitted on: 11/19/13, 02:15 PM
GE this fall began pushing a new bit of software wizardry that it says will boost wind farm performance. Looks like E.On is biting. GE said that the Germany-based energy giant would install PowerUp, described as a “cu
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
U.S. Army launches fuel cell testing with General Motors
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:24 PM
Celebrates Cooperative Research and Development Agreements
Strike prices show solar on track to compete with fossil fuels
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:14 PM
Support levels post 2015 higher than STA requested Mid-sized solar schemes (sub-5MW) still excluded Key details still to be resolved
ReliOn Launches Enhanced E-200 Fuel Cell System
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:07 PM
Addressing Low Power Projects for Railroad and Telecommunications Customers
Injection of Hydrogen into the German Gas Distribution Grid
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 07:05 PM
The first ever plant to convert electricity into hydrogen and subsequently inject the hydrogen into the German gas distribution network.
Business Review selects Siemens wind turbine rotor blade for Innovation in Renewable Energy Award
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:58 PM
Clean Technology Business Review has declared Siemens' wind turbine rotor blade the winner of the ‘Innovation in Renewable Energy' Award.
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