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New Air Conditioner Standards Would Rank as biggest energy saver in U.S. DOE History

September 22nd, 2014, 3:29 PM By

The Department of Energy (DOE) proposed new efficiency standards today that would slash commercial rooftop air conditioner energy use by about 30%. The proposed standards would a...

German PV equipment sales up 39% in first half of 2014

September 22nd, 2014, 3:24 PM By

Sales and order intake of PV components, machinery and equipment in Germany increased significantly in the first half of the year, according to the German Engineering Federation (V...

US Navy, DOE, USDA awards $210 Million contract for Drop-in Biofuels

September 22nd, 2014, 12:16 PM By

In Washington, the Department of Defense has awarded $210 million under the Defense Production Act to Emerald Biofuels, Fulcrum Biofuels and Red Rock Bio towards the construction o...

India likely to get $100 Billion Investment in Renewable Energy in 5 Years

September 19th, 2014, 2:16 PM By

India will get $100-billion investment in renewable energy in the next five years and become a world leader in the sector. With billions of dollars worth of capital, and enforcemen...

Finland’s Biggest Waste-to-Energy Plant opens

September 19th, 2014, 2:13 PM By

The biggest power plant turning refuse into electricity has officially been taken into use in Vantaa. The new plant will produce 920 gigawatt-hours of heat and 600 GWh of electrici...

Multilateral Development Banks Deliver $24 Billion in Climate Change Financing in 2013

September 19th, 2014, 2:11 PM By

Six leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) provided almost $24 billion worldwide in financing in 2013 for projects in developing and emerging economies that address the chal...

USDA Invests $68 Million in 540 Renewable Energy projects

September 19th, 2014, 2:10 PM By

US Department of Agriculture is investing in 540 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide. These loan guarantees and grants will have far-reaching impacts nationw...