Utility Generation

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December 17, 2012

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems has been selected to receive project funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. 

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December 14, 2012

Dominion is developing a fuel cell power generating facility in Bridgeport, Conn.  Dominion acquired this development from FuelCell Energy Inc. of Danbury, Conn.

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December 11, 2012

Electricity storage in Europe and other markets with significant intermittent generation may arrive more quickly than many in the industry think, thanks to price falls and efficiency improvements in storage technologies, increases in renewable sources being attached to the grid, and record high electricity prices.

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December 4, 2012

Applying the 2011 NEC revisions to fuel cell and wind installations.

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November 27, 2012

Cape Wind has secured another major milestone with the approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities of the 15-year Power Purchase Agreement with NSTAR to buy Cape Wind's energy, capacity and renewable energy credits.

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November 27, 2012

The quest to harness a broader spectrum of sunlight’s energy to produce electricity has taken a radically new turn, with the proposal of a “solar energy funnel” that takes advantage of materials under elastic strain.

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November 27, 2012

Emerging markets are forecast to help bring stability to ailing solar industry, with up to 12 GW of new photovoltaic capacity added in 2017 up from just 1.6 GW in 2012, according to a new IHS solar report.

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November 19, 2012

Ups and downs in incentives, energy costs, and investor attraction have made funding photovoltaic (PV) prospects increasingly more challenging.

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November 19, 2012

On-going, significant technological advances from companies such as Solar Junction and Amonix will help drive concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) installations to almost 1.2 GW by 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research.