Ballard to provide fuel cells for Chinese buses

Fuel cell technology developer Ballard Power Systems (Vancouver, B.C.) announced that it has reached license and supply agreements with Nantong Zehe New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. and Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen … Read more

Report: Grid connection of renewables no problem

Despite claims to the effect that connecting renewable energy sources to the grid could negatively affect reliability, high penetration of renewable energy into the grid is not only technically feasible … Read more

EPA issues 2014-2016 RFS targets

To the delight of practically no one, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its proposed volumes for the production of renewable fuels such cellulosic ethanol, biomass-based diesel, and … Read more

Report: CA, MA, OR tops in cleantech leadership

Now generating 5% of its electricity from solar power—the first state to reach that market—and moving forward on a number of other fronts in clean technology, California has maintained its … Read more

$150 billion program formed to cut clean energy costs

A group of scientists, economists, and business leaders, including former BP Plc chief executive John Browne, has established the Global Apollo Programme to Combat Climate Change, a 10-year initiative that … Read more

IKEA pledges €1 billion on climate initiatives

Norwegian furniture retailer IKEA announced on June 4 that it will spend €1 billion (about $1.13 billion U.S.) on the development of renewable energy sources and other measures to help … Read more

MN approves $250 million solar project

Development of the largest solar power project in Minnesota will move forward now that state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved the site permit for Geronimo Energy’s (Edina, MN) proposed … Read more

AltaRock yieldco buys NV geothermal plant

Baseload Clean Energy Partners (BCEP), a yieldco owned by AltaRock Energy (Seattle, WA), announced that it has acquired Blue Mountain Power LLC, operator of the 49.5 MW Faulkner 1 geothermal … Read more

Cadiz, Lucid to develop hydropower for ARZC

Cadiz, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA), a land and water resource development company that owns 70 square miles of property and water rights in southern California, and Lucid Energy, Inc. (Portland, … Read more

FirstCarbon, Carbon Clear form partnership

FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS; Irvine, CA), a developer of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) software, and Carbon Clear (London, U.K.), a provider of carbon management and offsetting services, have formed a … Read more