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Will support implementation of US-Africa Clean Energy Finance Initiative

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, will dedicate a senior staff member for South Africa in 2013, aiming to leverage the country’s position as a business hub and strategic U.S. partner into new investment opportunities for American and African companies. In the past two years […]

Google’s wind-powered data center

By SFGate: The amount of electricity sucked down by data centers has been one of the tech world’s dirty little non-secrets for years. Packed with equipment running nonstop, data centers can use more energy than many small towns.  And they’re only as green as the local power grid that feeds them. If the grid relies […]

Trina Solar’s Jifan Gao Receives Solar Industry Award 2012

Trina Solar Limited  (NYSE: TSL) (“Trina Solar” or the “Company”), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, announced that the Company’s founder and CEO, Mr. Jifan Gao, has received the Solar Industry Award 2012. Mr. Gao has been selected by a panel of PV industry experts in recognition of his excellence in leadership […]

Apple’s North Carolina Data Center To Be 100 Percent Green Energy

By Device News: It appears that Apple’s existing solar and fuel cell network is just not enough to power the company’s North Carolina data center. Currently the Cupertino-based company produces 60 percent of the electricity used to power the data center. Apple is in the works of expanding to another 200+ acres in Catawba County […]

Kenya: KTDA to Build Hydropower and Geothermal Stations

By Lola Okulo, All Africa: ENYA Tea Development Agency has started investing in small hydro power projects with a target to produce a total of 20MW in three years time, the management has said. KTDA whose core business is in tea marketing announced on Tuesday that it is “actively pursuing” 10 sites in various parts […]

$1.25 Million for renewable energy projects made available to home and businesses owners

Montpelier, Vermont – The Clean Energy Development Fund (CEDF) announced today that the Clean Energy Development Fund Board has approved the allocation of an additional $1.25 million to support the installation of solar photovoltaic, solar thermal and small wind energy projects for home owners, communities, and businesses across Vermont through the Small Scale Renewable Energy […]

California Solar Energy Solutions Provider Launches Guide to Help Consumers Get Started with Solar Power

Kurios Energy, a California solar power solutions provider for the Central Valley and Bay Area in California, announced today it is releasing a new guide to help consumers easily make the transition to solar power. The book, 10 Steps to Going Solar: Learn How Solar Saves Money, Increases Home Value and Maximizes Tax Benefits, is available for free […]