Posts Tagged ‘companies’

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon for renewable energy has pushed utilities to ink solar and wind power deals. Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal Even where coal is king, demand from companies like Apple, Google and Amazon […]

Wind Industry Plans To Sue State If Bill To Cap Companies Passes

House and Senate committees voted to cap state payouts to wind energy companies at $35 million, but the wind industry says the state is backing out on the agreement. “This is absolutely devastating for the wind industry,” said Mark Yates with The Wind Coalition. View full post on Wind Power News

Our View: Building trust with fishermen is key for wind energy companies

There's a lot of buzz in New Bedford these days about the offshore wind industry – and for good reason. Blowing in with the massive turbines will be the promise of good-paying jobs; new activity along the waterfront; and even the prospect that SouthCoast could become a training center for those interested in offshore wind careers. […]

States, cities and companies are leading the way toward clean, renewable energy

Over the last year, cities and towns throughout the United States have assumed a new mantle of leadership: establishing bold commitments to move away from dirty fuels and re-power their communities with 100 percent clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar. Community by community, local leaders are demonstrating that a transition away from dirty […]

Alberta chooses three companies to build four wind power projects in auction

The winning bids came from Edmonton-based Capital Power with a 201-MW project, Lisbon, Portugal-based EDP Renewables with a 248-MW project and Enel Green Power Canada, a division of a Rome-based global power company, with projects of 115 MW and 31 MW. CALGARY – Bids in an auction to pick renewable energy projects were so attractive […]

Despite Trump, American companies are still investing in renewable energy | John Abraham

Surveyed corporations stated that Trump’s election had no impact on their decision to buy renewable energy After the election of Donald Trump, many of us in the climate and energy fields were rightfully fearful. What would happen to international agreements to cut greenhouse gases? What would happen to funding for climate research? What would happen […]

Here’s How Some Fortune 500 Companies Are Going Green

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in. It's Earth Week, and with much of the world focused on going green, NBC checked in with a few of the nation's most valuable companies to see how they're tackling […]

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia shortlists companies for its solar, wind projects

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has shortlisted companies for its solar and wind power projects, as part of the first round of its renewable energy initiative, the energy ministry said on Monday. France's EDF Energies Nouvelles, Japanese companies Marubeni Corporation and Mitsui & Co. View full post on Wind Power News

Marine power: can UK companies rule the waves?

Despite past failures and high costs, wave power companies are pushing ahead with research trials “In two weeks we face the full brunt of the South Westerlies and we’ll see what the sea is going to do to us.” Simon Gillett has a habit of talking about the device his company, Wave-tricity, has created as […]

Battery-makers on Turnbull’s Tesla chat: ‘Give Australian companies a fair go’

Industry wants more support from federal government now prime minister has ‘taken interest in the tweets of an American billionaire’ Malcolm Turnbull should encourage Australia’s battery energy storage industry now he has “taken interest in the tweets of an American billionaire”, Zen Energy chairman Ross Garnaut says. Garnaut was referring to Elon Musk, the billionaire […]