Programme to be axed by Trump saves energy | Daily Mail Online – Daily Mail

By Afp Published: 18:03, 28 March 2017 | Updated: 18:03, 28 March 2017 The Energy Star certification scheme under threat from the Trump administration offers tax credits, rebates and other incentives to commercial building owners to improve energy efficiency Voluntary efficiency programmes — including one targeted for elimination by the Trump administration — have led […]

Solar energy company plans to hire 200 in Jasper County – Island Packet

A Virginia-based energy company is looking to invest $ 100 million in Jasper County before the year is out. Dominion, which owns Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, announced plans on Monday for two solar energy projects near Ridgeland to be completed and operational in 2017, according to a company news release. The company plans to build […]

Remington solar energy farm project on track – Fauquier Now

Peering through jet-black safety sunglasses, the veteran Dominion Virginia Power project manager liked what he saw Thursday afternoon. Under a picture-perfect sunny sky, about 70 contract workers methodically — and quietly — went about the business of building the long-awaited solar energy farm on Lucky Hill Road in Southwestern Fauquier. “Creating jobs; creating green power; […]

India Secures $500 Million For Dedicated Renewable Energy Transmission Project – CleanTechnica

Green Economy Published on March 20th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra March 20th, 2017 by Saurabh Mahapatra  India’s state-owned power transmission infrastructure developer has signed an agreement for $ 500 million in debt financing to set up dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy projects. Last month, Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) reported that it […]

Electrek green energy brief: Offshore wind survives 70mph, Australia needs 6X Musk's offer, India's 15 month … – Electrek

India doubling solar capacity in 15 months – From 10GW to 20GW – You know why this solar revolution really could happen, because it seems the revolution slowly moves around the world – Germany, Italy and Spain, then the USA and Japan, then China that leads – and now India stepping onto the big field. […]

US Air Force Hilariously Trolls Trump With New California Solar Energy Upgrade – CleanTechnica

Clean Power Published on March 14th, 2017 | by Tina Casey March 14th, 2017 by Tina Casey  The solar-friendly State of California has positioned itself in opposition to Trump Administration policies on energy and climate change, and it looks like the Air Force is in California’s corner. Last week the sprawling Los Angeles Air Force […]

Tesla's new solar energy station will power Hawaii at night – Engadget – Engadget

The Kapaia project is a combination 13MW SolarCity solar farm and 53MWh Tesla Powerpack station on the island of Kauai. In partnership with the KIUC (Kauai Island Utility Cooperative) the project will store the sun’s energy during the day and release it at night. The station (along with Kauai’s other renewable resource solutions including wind […]

Electrek green energy brief: Investment in solar power funds, climate science in 1859, solar 1.4% of US electricity … – Electrek

Foresight targets new 250MW UK pipeline with fresh placing – In essence, the group is selling shares in a cross section of solar projects. I don’t know exactly how it pays out – but it would seem logical to get some sort of payment for the electricity being sold in a near real time basis. What […]

ARPA-E, the Government's Green Energy Incubator, Fights for … – WIRED

Like many federal employees, Eric Rohlfing will be watching President Trump on Tuesday night as he addresses a joint session of Congress. Specifically, the chemist will be listening carefully for clues to his future employment status. Rohlfing is the leader of a unique science and technology start-up agency tucked inside the Department of Energy, and […]