NRG Energy, Inc. confirmed that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Exelon Corporation to acquire all of the outstanding shares of NRG Energy at a fixed exchange ratio of 0.485 Exelon shares for each NRG common share. NRG’s Board of Directors will review Exelon’s proposal with their advisors and determine the appropriate response in due course. NRG stockholders are advised to take no action at this time pending the review by NRG’s Board... Read more..
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Euromoney Energy Events are pleased to announce the first annual Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF) – West, on Oct. 27-28, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The two-day event invites attendees to network with renewable technology venture capitalists, join interactive conference sessions and explore renewable energy technologies. Attendees will hear what renewable energy leaders are saying... Read more..
Hess Corporation announced the launch of its Hess C-Neutral program to commercial, industrial and institutional customers. Hess C-Neutral is a carbon-neutral energy program for natural gas, electricity and fuel oil. Through C-Neutral, Hess engineers calculate the carbon emissions associated with a customer’s energy usage and include enough carbon offsets with the energy purchased to make it up to 100 percent carbon neutral. C-Neutral uses offsets... Read more..
The Diesel Technology Forum issued the following statement today on the occasion of the publication of recently approved national biodiesel blend standards by the American Society for Testing and Materials: The Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization representing the diesel industry, welcomes the American Society for Testing and Materials’ publication of new specifications for biodiesel and biodiesel blends. “Renewable fuels like biodiesel... Read more..
Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, announced today the acquisition and merger of Solar Works, Inc. and SolarWrights, Inc. into the largest solar energy integrator in the Northeast. “We are delighted to be bringing together these two leading renewable energy companies, both of which have a track record of outstanding growth and high levels of customer satisfaction,” said David Belluck, general partner at Riverside Partners,... Read more..
Kenneth Hsu Consulting (KHC) announce a Press & Investor Conference at The Geological Society of London on 30th October 2008 at 10am (doors open 9.45am) to present the company’s technological inventions, to alleviate the global water, energy, environmental, climate and economic crises. Wasteful exploitation of Earth’s resources and continuing ecological devastation, has brought the global environment and world economy to a crunch... Read more..
Sweco has been chosen to perform a system analysis of the entire Stockholm region’s future energy supply. The goal is to develop proposals that are favourable from both an energy and climate perspective. Sweco will formulate a number of clearly defined courses of action and strategies that will enable the Stockholm region to minimise its energy usage and climate impact within three time horizons – by 2020, 2030 and 2050. ”It is important to... Read more..
Sharp, a world leader in solar cell production, announced today at Solar Power International 2008 that it will introduce next generation thin film solar cells in the U.S. market in the near future. With its thin film solar product, Sharp will be capable of handling multi-megawatt, large-scale utility projects that are best served by a thin film solar solution, and the company is already working with prospective U.S. customers in preparation for these... Read more..
Vattenfall AB, the fifth largest electricity generator in Europe, today announced the acquisition of 100% of AMEC Wind Energy Limited (‘AMEC Wind’), a major UK developer of commercial wind farms for cash consideration of around 126.6 million GBP (equalling about 1.6 billion SEK or 160 million EUR). This move positions Vattenfall to further expand its presence in the UK market and to advance its efforts to make electricity clean by reducing emissions... Read more..
Brodeur Partners today launched its Clean Technology practice to help emerging and established companies attract public support for environmentally friendly technologies and sustainable “green” business initiatives. Brodeur Partners’ new practice draws on 23 years of experience in business and consumer technology and the firm’s global reach — 80 offices in 50 countries across EMEA, North and South America and Asia-Pacific... Read more..