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New solar financing methods help houses of worship go green in California

Aug 10, 2012 8:07 PM est Topics: 

They span the range of religions and faiths. New solar financing tools now enable houses of worship throughout California to go solar and reduce their energy expenses. Berkeley’s Sun Light & Power has pioneered solar installations for non-profits and houses of worship in the Bay Area and throughout California.

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Greensmith Energy Storage and ZEN Solar Announce Global Partnership

Jun 28, 2012 11:22 PM est Topics:  , ,

Energy storage company Greensmith Energy Management Systems and South-Australian solar developer ZEN Energy Systems have signed a partnership agreement. In the agreement, Greensmith will provide software licenses for its Battery Operating System to ZEN, who will market and deliver a line of energy storage products in Australia.

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EU Wind Power Industry: 520,000 Employed by 2020

Apr 10, 2012 5:18 PM est Topics:  , ,

The European wind power industry's contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020.

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An innovative storage solution to integrate renewable energy generation and improve grid stability

Apr 06, 2012 4:32 PM est Topics:  , , ,

Greensmith Energy Management Systems now providing distributed energy storage systems to fourteen customers, including eight electric utilities.

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Infiniti LE Concept Zero Emission Luxury Sedan Makes World Debut at New York International Auto Show. (PRNewsFoto/Infiniti)

Infiniti LE Concept Zero Emission Luxury Sedan Makes World Debut at New York International Auto Show

Apr 05, 2012 4:11 PM est Topics:  ,

Infiniti today unveiled its dramatic new Infiniti LE Concept, a near-production version of the performance luxury brand's first zero emission luxury sedan. Making its world debut during a press conference at the 2012 New York International Auto Show at New York's Javits Center, the Infiniti LE Concept combines an advanced electric vehicle drivetrain and wireless charging system with signature Infiniti luxury style and Inspired Performance. A production version of the LE Concept is expected to reach Infiniti showrooms in near-similar form within the next two years.

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Northeast Group, LLC is a Washington, DC-based smart grid market intelligence firm.

Brazil's Smart Grid Market Will Reach $36.6 Billion by 2022 - Report

Apr 05, 2012 3:33 PM est Topics:  ,

Smart grid investments in Brazil will reach $36.6 billion by 2022, according to a new study released today by Northeast Group, LLC. Utilities in Brazil will use the smart grid investments to help reduce electricity theft, improve the reliability of electric infrastructure, offer new pricing plans for customers and enable economic growth.

1st Quarter 2012 Public Greentech Sector Valuations (Peachtree Capital)

Q1 2012 Cleantech Mergers and Acquisitions Report - Peachtree Capital

Apr 04, 2012 4:59 PM est Topics: 

The first quarter of 2012 was headlined by acquisitions in the Smart Grid sector, continued investment in efficient lighting, and a resurgence in biofuel funding.

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Sapphire Energy Announces $144 Million Series C Funding

Apr 04, 2012 3:46 PM est Topics:  ,

Investment Funding Further Advances Sapphire Energy's Path toward Commercializing Much-Needed Alternative Fuel Resource, Algae-Based Green Crude

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LUXADD Express T5 Retrofit Kit for T12 (double)

Phase-Out of 500 million T12 fluorescent lighting tubes by the Department of Energy starts on July 14

Apr 03, 2012 7:39 PM est Topics:  , ,

Effective July 14, 2012, production of most T12 florescent lamps will be phased out, as mandated by the 2009 Department of Energy General Service Lamp legislation.  LUXADD introduces the Express T5 Retrofit Kit Series: Greener, more efficient fluorescent lighting saves up to 73% on energy costs.


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IBM Continues to Advance Smart Grid Developments in Korea

Jun 30, 2011 6:49 PM est Topics:  ,

In conjunction with the semi-annual Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition (GIUNC) meeting, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced its collaboration with Korea Electric Power Company (KEPCO), on the building of the Total Operations Center at the Jeju Smart Grid Test-Bed Demonstration Complex. The center will allow the 160 companies and 11 consortia members operating at the Jeju Complex to collect and manage information on all international markets, and monitor smart grid systems and data exchange.

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Johnson Controls Teams Up With University of Wisconsin System in Energy Storage Research

Jun 30, 2011 6:22 PM est Topics:  ,

Johnson Controls, Inc., the world's leading automotive battery supplier, is helping to position Wisconsin as a worldwide leader in energy storage. The company today announced it is endowing a professorship, research labs and graduate studies in energy storage at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and theUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Synapse Helps Make Clean Electricity Affordable for Low Income Households in India

Jun 30, 2011 6:03 PM est Topics:  , ,

Pay-As-You-Go Solar Energy System from Simpa Networks Improves Quality of Life While Reducing Fossil Fuel Consumption

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Plastic Manufacturers Implement New Energy Efficient Technologies Into Practice in Wisconsin

Apr 06, 2011 12:53 AM est Topics:  ,

With the help of Focus on Energy, Wisconsin utilities’ statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, in partnership with We Energies and Xcel Energy, Xten Industries (Xten) and Pactiv Corporation (Pactiv) have implemented energy efficient emerging technologies into practice. These efforts have improved core manufacturing processes without compromising product quality and Xten and Pactiv expect to save a combined 500,000 kWh annually thanks to these efforts -- that's enough energy to power 50 homes for a year.

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Three-quarters of Global Corporations Plan to Increase Cleantech Investments

Apr 06, 2011 12:06 AM est Topics:  ,

Three-quarters of large international corporates plan to increase or significantly increase cleantech budgets between 2012 and 2014, according to Ernst & Young's second annual global survey of cleantech adoption.

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Synthetic Turf in North America Conserves More Than Three Billion Gallons of Water, Recycles More Than 105 Million Tires

Feb 25, 2011 3:58 PM est Topics:  ,

The Synthetic Turf Council recently announced that as of 2011, the estimated total amount of synthetic turf installed in North America conserves more than three billion gallons of water, significantly reduces smog emissions, eliminates close to a billion pounds of harmful fertilizers and pesticides, and recycles more than 105 million used tires.  

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