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  • February 14, 2011

    CESA Executive Director Mark Sinclair Interviewed on New Hampshire Public Radio about NH RPS

    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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  • February 10, 2011

    Stop & Shop Steps Up Innovation with Fuel Cell

    The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company announced today a significant step in retail store innovation: a special dedication of a 400 kilowatt fuel cell ' a first for the supermarket chain ' at its store on Torringford Street in East Torrington, Conn.

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  • February 9, 2011

    New Solarize Guidebook: A tool for local governments and communities to pursue energy independence

    A new guidebook that shares best practices from recent volunteer-driven Solarize projects about volume purchasing of solar energy systems aims to help other communities grow clean energy programs and create family-wage jobs. The Solarize Guidebook, developed for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the City of Portland, is now available at:

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  • February 1, 2011

    The Breakthrough Behind a 300% Increase in Photosynthesis Productivity

    A story about a recent breakthrough that will triple the productivity of photosynthesis in plants and algae to generate clean, renewable fuels, is currently posted on the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Blog[]. The blog entry was added by Fuel Cell Technologies Program Manager Sunita Satyapal.

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  • January 26, 2011

    New LBNL report profiles innovation in "community wind" project finance

    The 'community wind' sector in the United States ' loosely defined here as consisting of relatively small utility-scale wind power projects that sell power on the wholesale market and that are developed and owned primarily by local investors ' has historically served as a 'test bed' or 'proving grounds' not only for up-and-coming wind turbine manufacturers trying to break into the broader U.S. wind market, but also for wind project financing structures. For example, a variation of one of the most common financing arrangements in the U.S. wind market today ' the 'partnership flip' structure ' was first developed by community wind projects in Minnesota more than a decade ago before being adapted by the broader wind

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  • January 25, 2011

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Portable Light Tower Lights Up the Golden Globe Awards

    The world's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered mobile light tower lit up the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 16th. The Multiquip portable light tower, developed in collaboration with Altergy Systems, integrates clean, reliable backup fuel cell power technology with filament-free, efficient plasma light technology. The DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Program and Sandia National Laboratories are key stakeholders supporting the development and commercialization of this product.

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