Daily Archives: March 11, 2016

Clean Tech Jobs For The Week Of March 11, 2016

By Derek Markham The top clean tech jobs for this week include listings for a full-stack developer for a green IT company, a wind energy equipment quality engineer, a renewable energy engineer, and several solar sales positions. As part of our collaboration with other projects within the Important Media network, we’ve partnered with our sister…

Whole Foods strikes solar panel deal with SolarCity

By klyman Whole Foods strikes solar panel deal with SolarCityCNBCMar 08, 2016The plan aims to increase the production of solar power and offset the need for a traditional grid power while helping the organic food store save money. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: SolarCity News Feed

DC’s Ratepayer Advocate Is the Latest Official to Oppose Exelon’s Plan to Buy Pepco

By [email protected] Regulators in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia have all approved Exelon’s proposal to acquire the Mid-Atlantic distribution utility Pepco. But after multiple attempts, the District of Columbia still can’t get behind the $6.8 billion merger. On Friday, D.C. People’s Counsel Sandra Mattavous-Frye rejected the latest deal, saying low-income customers wouldn’t be protected…

Ingeteam PV testing laboratory joins Intertek program

By Kathie Zipp Intertek, a leading provider of quality solutions to a range of industries worldwide, announced that Ingeteam, a market leader in the development of highly engineered renewable energy equipment and services, has joined Intertek’s SATELLITETM data acceptance program. Ingeteam’s technology and research and development center for solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter products in Spain…

Solar industry applauds state of Oregon for establishing 50% RPS

By Steven Bushong The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) enthusiastically applauded the passage of Oregon’s Senate Bill 1547-B, signed into law today by Gov. Kate Brown, and congratulated all of the groups that collaborated to get this landmark legislation across the finish line. “A 50 percent renewable portfolio standard (RPS) is a huge win for…

What kind of solar panels does NASA use?

By Steven Bushong NASA astronaut Scott Kelly working outside the International Space Station on Nov. 6, 2015. Photo: NASA “What kind of solar panels does NASA actually use?” was the question we had after watching Matt Damon haul clunky panels with tragically inefficient design around Mars in the space thriller “The Martian.” For an answer,…

RES and Boralex awarded 50-MW wind project in Ontario LRP

By Michelle Froese LRP is a competitive process that supports more renewable projects in Ontario, and represents a key step in the province’s 2025 target for renewable energy to comprise about half of Ontario’s installed capacity. Renewable Energy Systems Canada (RES) and partner, Boralex, were selected by the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and awarded…

Sage grouse sighting raises Oregon wind power concerns #OR

By National Wind Watch A wintertime sighting of sage grouse could prove significant in the legal controversy over proposed wind turbines on ranchland in southeast Oregon. Nearly five years ago, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management approved a 12-mile transmission line across its property that’s necessary for the construction of a 100-megawatt wind power project…

Global wind installations hit 61.8GW in 2015: IHS

By [email protected] (Karl-Erik Stromsta) The world added a record 61.8GW of new wind capacity across 52 countries in 2015, according to IHS, whose installation figure is a bit lower than previous calculations by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: www.rechargenews.com

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