A Jefferson County District Court judge has granted Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Guaranteed Solar LLC. The AG alleges that the Lakewood, Colo.-based company sold solar energy systems to residential consumers and then kept the consumers’ money without delivering the systems. The injunction
Massachusetts-based Brandeis University has invested in an off-campus solar project that is designed to directly cut the university’s electricity costs and expected to save Brandeis up to $2 million.The university has teamed up with Competitive Energy Services, Kenyon Energy, Borrego Solar Systems and AEW Capital Management for the rooftop solar
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have approved $44.5 million for four renewable energy projects – including an integrated solar/wind facility – in developing countries.The funding will support the following projects in Africa and the Pacific:Marshall Islands: A 4.6 MW hybrid microgrid
CHINA: LM Wind Power has installed 66.9-metre blades on manufacturer Goldwind's new 3MW prototype turbine in Zhangbei, north-east China.
UK: Electricity grid systems are to be managed separately from the transmission functions of National Grid to avoid conflicts of interest as the smart grid and more flexible electricity supply and demand solutions develop, the government has announced.
SWEDEN: A roadmap to help Sweden achieve "100% renewable energy production by 2040" has been laid out by the country's parliamentary energy commission.
Solar PV is slated to be the fastest-growing renewable energy resource in terms of capacity and output, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).The organization’s REthinking Energy report, now in its third edition, says solar PV will account for as much as 7% of global
Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has announced the recent completion of three large solar projects, as well as plans to build more solar this year.FPL says it officially connected three new 74.5 MW universal solar projects – the FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center, the FPL Citrus Solar Energy
LM Wind Power’s newly developed 66.9-meter blades for Goldwind’s 3 MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, have successfully been installed on the first prototype turbine.According to the company, the installation took place less than six months from the project’s initiation.The LM Wind Power blades have been selected as part of