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Residential Solar

Residential Solar

Kilowatt Financial Deploys $250 Million of Residential Solar System Financing

Clean Power Finance® (CPF), a leading software and services provider for the residential solar industry, and Kilowatt Financial (Kilowatt), a clean energy consumer finance company, today announced that Kilowatt has financed more than $250 million in operational U.S. residential solar projects through the CPF Market® platform. “This quarter billion dollar milestone is a testament to Kilowatt’s consumer

Solar Thermal Energy

Solar Hot Water Contractor Receives NYSERDA Award for Overall Excellence

April, 2014 The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently presented an award for “Excellence in Quality” to Renovus Energy Inc., an Ithaca contractor participating in NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water incentive program. This award is in recognition of overall excellence and responsiveness to program requirements. NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water program provides incentives

CSP

Solar Thermal Parabolic Mirror Manufacturing

Solar Thermal Parabolic Mirror Manufacturing in China is Catching Up

Beatriz Gonzalez Just in time for MENASOL 2014 in Dubai – where Rayspower is a sponsor & exhibitor – the China-based company has completed an initial test report on parabolic trough mirrors together with the DLR in Germany. In a recent announcement, CSP mirror manufacturer, Rayspower, challenged veteran mirror manufacturers, saying that they can offer

Renewable Energy

Organizations Using Renewable Energy

U.S. EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy

Top 100 Organizations Using Renewable Energy. Tech Sector Leads the Way WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power. “By using green power, these companies and organizations are

Energy Efficiency

waste heat engine

New Order Announced for 300 Waste Heat Engines – Cyclone Power Technologies

Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel clean-tech Cyclone Engine,announced that its waste-to-power subsidiary, Cyclone-WHE LLC, has received an initial purchase order from Phoenix Power Group LLC for the delivery of approximately 300 Waste Heat Engines (the WHE-DR) over the following 24 months, an order valued at $1,000,000. The binding purchase order

Electric Cars

tesla

Tesla Chooses Hanergy Solar’s Thin-film Products for its Supercharging System

 At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in China. Elon Musk,

Solar PV

SolarCity

Investor Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against SolarCity

Several law firms have filed class action lawsuits on behalf of  anyone who acquired securities in SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY) between March 6, 2013 and March 18, 2014. SolarCity designs, installs and sells or leases solar energy systems in the United States to government entities and residential and commercial customers. The Company operates in two primary

Wave Energy

Blue Energy – Ocean Power (Piston Pump & Racks)

Blue Energy — Ocean Power (Piston Pump & Racks) Fluid Pumping Apparatuses Powered By Waves Or Flowing Currents A new invention using “Double acting fluid piston pumps extracting energy from waves or flowing currents into electricity. A revolutionary fluid currents energy converter device by combining double acting fluid pumping apparatuses and moveable racks to convert

Finance/Investing

Residential Solar

Kilowatt Financial Deploys $250 Million of Residential Solar System Financing

Clean Power Finance® (CPF), a leading software and services provider for the residential solar industry, and Kilowatt Financial (Kilowatt), a clean energy consumer finance company, today announced that Kilowatt has financed more than $250 million in operational U.S. residential solar projects through the CPF Market® platform. “This quarter billion dollar milestone is a testament to Kilowatt’s consumer

Solar Industry News

SolarWorld Powers Spread of Community Solar Purchasing from Coast to Coast

Today, on opposite sides of the country, diverse groups of citizens, businesses and nonprofit organizations launched community solar programs in Charlotte, N.C., and Salt Lake City. These grass-roots efforts are among the latest in a nationwide wave of “solarize” programs that aim to give community members easy and cut-rate access to home solar installations.

Batteries

Energy Storage for the Power Grid

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have just released a video about their  iron vanadium redox flow battery as a solution to large-scale energy storage for the power grid.  Up until now, the real-world deployment of redox flow batteries has been limited by their inability to work well in a wide range of temperatures and

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