Installing renewable energy is economically viable for tourist accommodation despite being considered too expensive and inefficient, according to the first Australian study of renewable energy in tourism accommodation.
For years, Jonathan Naughton and his colleagues in the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) have conducted research on various wind energy topics.
San Diego Gas & Electric today announced it has launched a competitive bid process for short-term clean, renewable resources for the 2008-12 timeframe to help meet California’s mandate for 20 percent of state utilities’ energy from renewable sources starting in 2010.
Emerson Process Management announced today the introduction of Ovation® SCADA for wind energy management. The Ovation SCADA system features state-of-the-art monitoring, control and diagnostic functionality that optimizes wind farm operations. The SCADA system for wind energy management is part of Emerson’s portfolio of SCADA solutions for renewable energy, which also includes hydro power and solar power, among others.
The climatic event El Niño, literally “the Baby Jesus”, was given its name because it generally occurs at Christmas time along the Peruvian coasts. This expression of climatic variability, also called El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), results from a series of interactions between the atmosphere and the tropical ocean.
The US electricity distribution grid is around 100-years old and aging faster than new construction renews it while peak demand for electricity is projected to rise 19 percent nationally during the next decade--capital investments in electrical generation, transmission and distribution are forecast to grow by only 6 percent over the same period, according to the Electrical Power Research Initiative.
Xethanol Corporation, a renewable energy company, has announced it has refined its strategy to pursue opportunities in clean technology. Xethanol has engaged a leading intellectual property law firm, Fish & Richardson P.C., to help it assess the company’s intellectual property portfolio.
Case Western Reserve University's new Great Lakes Institute for Energy Innovation received a large boost on Tuesday, December 18, with the awarding of a $3.6 million grant from the Cleveland Foundation.
The wait for a complete solar roof solution that blends seamlessly into a tile roof is over. Eagle Roofing Products, a division of Burlingame Industries, announced today the introduction of a comprehensive solar roofing system, the Eagle Solar Roof, to enhance the beauty of any architectural style.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company today announced that it has entered into a long-term, two megawatt (MW) commercial wave energy power purchasing agreement (PPA) with Finavera Renewables Inc. Located off the Northern California coast, the Humboldt County Offshore Wave Energy Power Plant will be developed by Finavera Renewables. The project is expected to begin delivering renewable, clean electricity in 2012.