March 10, 2011
By Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg The amount of new solar energy capacity in the U.S. doubled last year and may double again in 2011 because of government incentives, stronger demand and falling prices, a trade group said.
March 3, 2011
Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for a Loan Guarantee to Support Maine Wind Project
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment to Record Hill Wind LLC for a $102 million loan guarantee.
March 3, 2011
Speaking today at the RukWave and Tidal conference in London, Greg Barker, the minister for Climate Change, gave some insights into the future level of government support for the nascent UK marine power industry.
March 1, 2011
The U.S. could see as many as 10 GW of offshore wind capacity installed by 2020. But it won't be easy, say industry experts.
February 16, 2011
On February 16th,* *the Environmental and Energy Study Institute help a briefing on Capitol Hill on Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Development. It may be useful for you to see the information and ideas that federal policymakers heard. Representative Charlie Dent (R-PA) kicked off the session and Ruth Cox (President and Executive Director, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association) served as moderator. There were four speakers, who discussed the state of the fuel cell industry and trends related to hydrogen energy development. They primarily focused on transportation applications, with an emphasis on California perspectives. The speakers were Tim Brown (Technical Manager, National Fuel Cell Research Center), Tom Cackette (Chief Deputy Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board), Catherine Dunwoody (Executive Director, California Fuel Cell Partnership), and Anthony Eggert (Member, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee, U.S. Department of Energy; former Commissioner, California Energy Commission). You can access their presentations and a session summary at http://www.eesi.org/fuel-cell-and-hydrogen-energy-development-16-feb-2011[http://www.eesi.org/fuel-cell-and-hydrogen-energy-development-16-feb-2011].
February 14, 2011
CESA Executive Director Mark Sinclair was featured on New Hampshire Public Radio, where he discussed ways that New Hampshire can inprove its renewable energy standards law, passed in 2008.
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