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December 6, 2011

Evatran has signed contracts with six high-profile commercial participants to outfit their Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf models with pre-production Plugless Power wireless charging systems.

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November 30, 2011

The Coalition for Affordable Solar Energy and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council are concerned that jobs will be lost in Arizona due to SolarWorld's anti-trade petition.

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November 29, 2011

The firms on EC&M's 2011 Top 50 electrical contractors list faced another year of construction recession in 2010.

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November 29, 2011

The FutureGen Alliance is negotiating an option to purchase portions of the Meredosia Energy Center from Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC.

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November 28, 2011

Two new developments confirm Germany's position as a top location to implement energy storage technology: Canadian fuel cell maker Ballard announced the opening of its new European headquarters in Germany this week. And last week a new project to store wind energy via hydrogen in the German natural gas grid was also unveiled.

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November 23, 2011

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are gaining significant momentum as an alternative to incandescent and fluorescent lighting in commercial buildings, particularly as the cost of LED lighting technology continues its rapid decline.

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November 21, 2011

The recent Chapter 11 collapse of a solar energy company called Solyndra, which received a $535 million loan guarantee from the U.S. DoE, unfortunately, generated headlines. The Solyndra affair has degenerated into a lot of finger pointing and partisan politics over the use of taxpayer dollars for funding promising startups.

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November 20, 2011

Beacon Power Corp. reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) at a second Delaware court hearing on Nov. 18, 2011, in the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.

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November 16, 2011

The new Lux Research Grid Storage Tracker reveals that the lineup of leading emerging energy storage suppliers is indeed seeing a significant shake-up.