Horizon Wind Energy, LLC, a leading wind energy company, owned by EDP Renovaveis, the 4th largest wind energy player in the world, announced today that it will start producing clean, renewable energy, this week, at its Rattlesnake Road wind farm in the State of Oregon. Located in Gilliam County, Rattlesnake Road Wind Farm has an installed capacity of 103 MW and will be fully operational by the end of 2008. “This is Horizon Wind Energy’s... Read more..
In recognition of Exelon Corporation’s leadership in disclosing climate change risks and opportunities, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ranked it the top U.S. utility on the 2008 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This is Exelon’s fourth consecutive year on the CDLI. In addition, the company recently was included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI) for the third consecutive year. “We are pleased to have our... Read more..
Alfa Laval a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order for three thermal evaporation systems from Vedanta Aluminum Limited for its expansion project in India. The order value is about SEK 150 million and delivery is scheduled for 2009. “Alfa Laval has provided customers with solutions that generate, reuse and protect natural resources in industrial processes for 125 years”, says Lars Renström,... Read more..
A subsidiary of GDF SUEZ will start the construction of a 115 MW run-of-the river hydro project following an auction for energy companies which took place on 9 September 2008. As a result of this auction, 100 MW have been sold to distribution companies for a period of 10 years, between 2013 and 2022. GDF SUEZ will provide 6,000 GWh for the length of this period. The hydro power plant will consist of 3 units to be built in sequence down the Chiriqui... Read more..
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes again named Entergy Corporation to its exclusive Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index for 2008-2009. For the third year in a row, Entergy was the only U.S. utility selected to the world index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes follow a best-in-class approach and include sustainability leaders from each industry on a global and regional level. The annual review... Read more..
Industry, government, and academic participants in the 35-member Alberta Saline Aquifer Project (ASAP) announced today that five companies have been awarded contracts for the engineering, design and environmental-related work that is needed to support the first phase of ASAP’s initiative to store carbon dioxide in deep underground saline aquifers. With this work now underway, the project is on track to complete Phase I – the identification... Read more..
Detroit Edison, Michigan’s largest electric utility, today submitted a combined construction and operating license application (COLA) to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a potential new reactor, based on GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s ESBWR design, at its existing Fermi 2 Power Plant site. The facility is on the shore of Lake Erie, 35 miles south of Detroit. By submitting its license application before 2009, Detroit Edison remains eligible... Read more..
Fairchild Semiconductor addresses energy-efficiency specifications, such as Energy Star®, with its first point-of-load digital power control and management products for communication and computing applications. These products combine digital loop control with highly integrated power management capabilities to offer flexible, easy-to-design power delivery solutions and high efficiency over the entire range from light to full load. Incorporating innovative... Read more..
Green Star Alternative Energy targets 300MW of wind farm power through a letter of intent to merge with Notos, Serbia’s Leading Wind Company. The proposed merger is discussed in an analyst report available from IPODesktop. In other news, “Green Star Alternative Energy Received Status of Fully Reporting Issuer” (http://www.greenstarae.com/corporate-news/57.html). Notos is the Republic of Serbia’s first wind power developer,... Read more..
Aspire Clean Tech Communications, Inc., a corporate communications and strategic advisory firm dedicated to the renewable energy and clean tech markets, announced today that it has been engaged by Premier Power Renewable Energy to provide corporate communications and advisory services. Aspire CEO Todd Pitcher said, “Premier Power is a leading downstream solar firm which has demonstrated success in the burgeoning solar markets both domestic and... Read more..