Posts Tagged ‘investment’

Congress restored an investment tax credit for small wind and other alternative energy sources

But Mike Bergey, president and CEO of Norman-based Bergey Windpower, is hopeful that will change, thanks in part to Congress' restoration of an investment tax credit for such systems. Bergey said sales of his company's 10 kilowatt turbine peaked in 2012 at about $8 million, when it built and sold about 300 of them for […]

UK green energy investment halves after policy changes

Investment in green energy fell 56% in UK in 2017 – biggest fall of any country – after ‘stop-start’ support from government Investment in clean energy plunged further in Britain than in any other country last year because of government policy changes, new figures show. The amount companies spent on green energy in the UK […]

Power Integrations (POWI) Lifted to “Buy” at Zacks Investment Research

They currently have $83.00 price objective on the semiconductor company's stock. According to Zacks, “Power Integrations, Inc. is a supplier of high-performance electronic components used in high-voltage power-conversion systems. View full post on Wind Power News

Green Investment Bank sold too cheaply, watchdog says

National Audit Office report puts Macquarie deal at low end of valuation with extra tens of millions lost from rejection of phased sale option Ministers missed out on tens of millions extra on the sale of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) in August, according to the spending watchdog. The National Audit Office said the £1.6bn […]

FORTUM CORPORATIONFortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund to start cooperation in Rostov Region in Russia

The Government of the Rostov Region in Russia and Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund have entered into a non-binding cooperation agreement to build up to 600 MW of wind power plants in 2019-2022. A separate investment decision will be made for each project. View full post on Wind Power News

Utility proceeds with big wind investment in top coal state

President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back coal and climate-change regulations aren't discouraging a utility from making a $3.5 billion investment in wind energy, the bulk of which will build dozens of new wind turbines in the top coal-producing state. Rocky Mountain Power is ready to present its detailed wind plan to regulators in Wyoming, […]

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to “Buy”

Zacks Investment Research currently has $5.25 price target on the technology company's stock. According to Zacks, “American Superconductor Corporation is a leading energy technologies company. View full post on Wind Power News

Renewables spurring foreign investment

Clean energy is under the spotlight in Iran as the oil and gas rich country also enjoys some advantageous geographical and climate condition to benefit from renewable sources of energy. Iran's power generation capacity is currently 77,000 megawatts , of which renewables account for just 420 MW and according to the former Energy Minister Hamid […]

Broadwind Energy, Inc. (BWEN) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

According to Zacks, “Broadwind Energy is a precision manufacturer of structures, equipment & components for clean tech and other specialized applications. Their most significant presence is within the U.S. wind energy industry, although they have diversified into other industrial markets in order to improve their capacity utilization and reduce their exposure to uncertainty related to […]

Electric cars are pollution shifters: we will need huge investment in generation capacity | Letters

Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin Read There seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution shifters – from tailpipe to power generation facility (Ban from 2040 on diesel and petrol car sales, […]