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Energy Department launches distributed wind competitiveness improvement project awards

This turbine was constructed at the McGlynn school complex in Medford, Massachusetts

The Energy Department and the Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced funding for projects led by Pika Energy, Northern Power Systems, Endurance Wind Power, and Urban Green Energy that will help drive down the cost of small and medium-sized wind energy systems. Through the second round
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07/25/2014
Concerns over climate changes due to carbon emissions have resulted in the increasing application of power electronic inverters in both renewable energy applications and in energy efficient motor drives.  Safe and reliable operation of these systems requires that the power electronic circuits connected
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Date:
07/25/2014
Paultre on Power - Jason Dick of MTU Onsite Energy on alternate energy systems (Podcast)

Jason Dick of MTU Onsite Energy

In this podccast Jason Dick of MTU Onsite Energy talks to Alix Paultre about alternate energy systems, in this case diesel-based cogeneration systems. MTU Onsite Energy is one of the core brands of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, a leading provider of high- and medium-speed diesel and gas engines, complete drive
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Date:
07/23/2014

Paultre on Power - Steve Bottari of Fuji Electric on alternate energy (Podcast)

Steve Bottari of Fuji Electric

In this podcast Steve Bottari, General Manager of Fuji Electric’s semiconductor division, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the issues of integrating alternate energy sources into our electrical and electronic systems. From harvested energy in portable devices to solar & wind on the power
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07/21/2014
Energie Baden-Wuerttemberg AG (EBK) will sell a 20 percent stake in its German onshore wind farms to a group of regional energy companies. EnBW, Germany’s third-largest electricity supplier, agreed today to sell the stake in its facilities with a combined capacity of 156 megawatts to 12 companies,
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07/18/2014
As part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department announced up to $31 million to establish the initial phases of the Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), a field laboratory dedicated to cutting-edge research on enhanced geothermal systems (EGS).
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07/17/2014
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) will hold its fourth annual National Geothermal Summit Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6 in Reno, Nevada. Renewable energy development in California is expected to be at the center of many conversations. The leading forum for western state policy discussions, the
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07/16/2014
Hill International, a leader inmanaging construction risk, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary Engineering S.A. has received a contract from Contour Global to provide project management services during construction of seven wind farms located in Chapada do Araripe, Piaui,
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07/15/2014
Paultre on Power - Frederik Dostal von Analog Devices Ãber energy harvesting (German language podcast)

Frederik Dostal von Analog Devices

In diesem Podcast spricht Frederik Dostal von der Firma Analog Devices mit Alix Paultre von Power Systems Design über Energy Harvesting und wie es zukünftige Entwicklungen ermöglicht. Solare- sowie thermoelektrische Energiequellen können die Laufzeit von tragbaren Geräten entscheidend verlängern oder die
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07/14/2014
SCIGRIP team wins solar-powered boat championship

SCIGRIP announced the victory of the SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team in Class A of the DONG Energy Solar Challenge

SCIGRIP, a global supplier of smart adhesive solutions, announced the victory of the SCIGRIP Solar Boat Team in Class A of the DONG Energy Solar Challenge, which concluded this past weekend. The Polish crew completed the five-stage, weeklong event four minutes and 18 seconds ahead of their closest rivals when
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Date:
07/11/2014
The Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) is pleased to be holding its fourth annual National Geothermal Summit Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6 in Reno, Nevada. The leading forum for western state policy discussions, the National Geothermal Summit will bring together policy leaders, utilities and industry
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07/08/2014
Energy Department awards $2.2Million to drive innovation and lower costs of solar

The Energy Department announced $2.2 million for three California projects to help lower the costs of solar electricity and increase deployment nationwide.

The Energy Department announced $2.2 million for three California projects to help lower the costs of solar electricity and increase deployment nationwide. This funding will help startup businesses and entrepreneurs develop technologies, innovative programs, and streamlined processes that will make solar more
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07/04/2014
There are a handful of naturally occurring materials, known as piezoelectric materials, that generate electricity if you bend, stretch or apply another mechanical force to them, and vice versa - if you apply a voltage across them, they'll deform accordingly. These materials are currently the subject of intense
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Date:
07/03/2014
KOSTAL Solar Electric's app enables easy monitoring of PV systems

KOSTAL Solar Electric PIKO Solar App

KOSTAL Solar Electric presented its own app at Intersolar Euorpe 2014 for the first time: Using the PIKO Solar App, customers will soon be able to monitor their systems easily via their smartphone or tablet – naturally free of charge. Here, customers can view important data from your PV system in a graphic
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Date:
07/02/2014
In a special video message recorded to celebrate the Energy Institute (EI)'s centenary, HRH The Prince of Wales HonFEI, contributes to the energy debate and speaks of the role of energy in the circular economy.
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Date:
07/01/2014
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