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The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking project proposals as part of DOE funding to accelerate commercialization of solar energy technologies. The Photovoltaic Technology Incubator project is designed to fostercollaboration between U.S. small businesses and NREL, as well as otherDOE laboratories and facilities. Funding is intended to focus attentionon [...]
Las Vegas-based NV Energy has issued a request for offers (RFO) for renewable energy portfolio credits from qualified renewableenergy generators. This solicitation requests proposals for the sale ofrenewable energy credits and all other renewable energy benefits, butdoes not seek the associated renewable energy from generation sources. Proposals can be for a contractual time length of five [...]
The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners yesterday OK’dtentative plans for a large solar energy installation on city-ownedproperty surrounding Palmdale Regional Airport. Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) said that, under the plan, 7,500 to 10,000 acres would be leased to renewable energy project developers.The airport operator added that the city owns some 17,500 vacant acresaround [...]
NVEnergy has submitted four new power purchase agreements (PPAs)for approval by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada that would add approximately 132 MW of renewable energy for utility customers duringthe next 20 or more years. The contracts include a 50 MW solarphotovoltaic project to be constructed near Primm, Nev., by NextLightRenewable Power. The PPA stems [...]
Beginning March 8, Pacific Power will accept applications for community-based renewable energy project funding from its Blue Sky renewable energy program. Tobe considered in this competitive application process, interestedparties must complete and submit an application form, along withsupporting materials, by 5 p.m. PDT on May 14. Renewable energyprojects that are eligible for funding awards from [...]
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) has issueda request for proposals (RFP) seeking a public-private partnership forthe installation of up to 100 MW of photovoltaic systems across thestate, including roof-mounted and ground-mounted solar arrays. Facilitieswill be installed primarily at schools, public universities andcolleges, state and local government facilities, municipal electricutilities and rural electric cooperatives. When [...]
"Separating the path of the photons from the path of the generated charge carriers." "Decoupling the optical and electronic pathways." That’s what Solasta is trying to do. The Newton, Mass.-based solar firm was founded in 2006 with A roundfunding from Kleiner Perkins. KP has a few of those stealth solar firmsincluding Alta Devices and Solexel, [...]
Not content to sit idle as their Chinese rivals implement aggressivepricing strategies overseas, German solar manufacturers are fightingback by looking to a higher power. BSW (Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft, the German Solar Industry Association) has stated that it will decide whether or not to request regulatory action by the end of the year over what it considers [...]
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