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Image - United Wind Partners with Leading Agriculture CPA Firm, K Coe Isom, to Provide Distributed Wind Solutions to Clients

United Wind Partners with Leading Agriculture CPA Firm, K Coe Isom, to Provide Distributed Wind Solutions to Clients

United Wind, Inc. (United Wind), the nation's leading distributed wind energy developer, has announced a partnership with K.Coe Isom, the leading accounting and consulting firm for the food and agriculture industry. Under the partnership United Wind will analyze and customize cost-saving WindLeaseTM solutions for selected K.Coe Isom clients nationally. WindLeaseTM empowers rural property owners to lease a distributed wind turbine (10kW - 1MW) with zero upfront costs and fixed electricity paym...

Wind May 22, 2017


Image - Fungal find offers new gateway into bioenergy research

Fungal find offers new gateway into bioenergy research

Scientists have found a genetic modification in fungi that is more common than has been thought, offering scientists a new tool as they explore the use of fungi to convert biomass to fuels, chemicals and enzymes. Jon Magnuson and David Culley of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are two of more than two dozen authors from 10 institutions who published the results May 8 in Nature Genetics. The study was led by scientists at the Joint Genome Institute, a DOE Offic...

Bio May 23, 2017




Image - SunPower Breaks Ground on 28-Megawatt Solar Power System at Vandenberg Air Force Base

SunPower Breaks Ground on 28-Megawatt Solar Power System at Vandenberg Air Force Base

SunPower Corp. has broken ground on a 28-megawatt solar photovoltaic system at Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, California, a project expected to create about 150 jobs at peak of construction. Upon operation, it's anticipated to be the largest behind-the-meter solar power system in the "A solar project that is grid-connected to the Base enables us to meet our electric demand with renewable energy and increase our energy security," said Ken Domako, Chief, Portfolio Optimization, Vandenbe...

Solar May 23, 2017


Image - GE Energy Financial Services Surpasses $15 Billion in Renewable Energy Investments

GE Energy Financial Services Surpasses $15 Billion in Renewable Energy Investments

GE Energy Financial Services, a business unit of GE, announced today, at the American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 conference, that it has exceeded $15 billion in renewable energy investment commitments in wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects globally. Over the past three years, GE Energy Financial Services has committed to invest approximately $5 billion in renewable energy projects, exceeding its 2014 commitment to invest $1B per year. Global renewable energy ...

Power Generation May 23, 2017


Image - Wood Group secures contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd.

Wood Group secures contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd.

Wood Group secures contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. Wood Group has secured a Technical Support Services (TSS) contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy), an operator of Sakhalin-2; one of the world's largest integrated oil and gas projects, that includes Russia's first offshore gas production platform and liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant. The contract extends Wood's Group's relationship with Sakhalin Energy; the company has been providing ...

Oil and Gas May 22, 2017


Image - ExxonMobil and SABIC Sign Agreement for Next Phase of Proposed U.S. Petrochemical Project

ExxonMobil and SABIC Sign Agreement for Next Phase of Proposed U.S. Petrochemical Project

Affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation and SABIC signed an agreement today to conduct a detailed study of the proposed Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project in Texas and begin planning for front-end engineering and design work. The agreement was signed during the Saudi-US CEO Forum in Riyadh in the presence of Yousef Al-Benyan, SABIC vice chairman and chief executive officer, and Philippe Ducom, president, chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia Inc. Also in attendance wer...

General News May 20, 2017


Image - Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market

Mercedes-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar Team Up to Bring Automotive Battery Innovation to the U.S. Residential Solar Market

Mercedez-Benz Energy and Vivint Solar today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to bring the Mercedes-Benz customizable home energy storage system to the United States. The two companies will introduce a joint offering that will provide customers with the German engineering and performance of Mercedes-Benz batteries coupled with Vivint Solar's expertise in designing, installing and servicing solar energy systems. For Vivint Solar, which has a proven track record of installing solar...

Energy Efficiency May 18, 2017




Image - JSC ASE Engineering Company has successfully passed the nuclear qualification audit for the project of Paks 2 NPP construction in Hungary

JSC ASE Engineering Company has successfully passed the nuclear qualification audit for the project of Paks 2 NPP construction in Hungary

The nuclear qualification audit of JSC ASE EC, which is the General Contractor of the Paks 2 NPP project, has been successfully completed. This audit was carried out by Hungarian Owner MVM Paks II. Upon the results of the nuclear qualification audit carried out by the representatives of MVM Paks II Ltd. Company and ???? Regulatory Authority (Hungary), on 05 May, 2017 JSC ASE EC received the Certificate of compliance with the EPC Contract requirements in the field of project management and design...

Nuclear May 20, 2017


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