FUELSAVE – Green Technology

Energy Department Announces Investment in Wave Energy Test Facility

Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center will support innovation in wave energy technologies Source: New feed

DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies

Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles and demonstrate energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles as well… Read More

Utility Green Mountain Power Wants to Help Customers Go Off-Grid With Solar and Batteries

Green Mountain Power, the Vermont utility that’s already helping grid-connected customers install solar panels and backup batteries, now wants to extend its reach to homes that are completely off the grid — a first-of-a-kind move that could end… Read More

Building a Better Behind-the-Meter Battery Business

Behind-the-meter batteries are going to become a much larger part of the energy storage landscape over the next five years — and that means that this infant industry will be doing a lot of growing up in that… Read More

A Checkup on Xcel’s 2-Year-Old Community Solar Program

As the market potential and popularity of community solar grows nationally, all eyes are on Minnesota and Xcel Energy’s Solar Rewards Community program. Why are so few projects up and running? How realistic and viable is the 800-megawatt… Read More

Arizona Vote Puts an End to Net Metering for Solar Customers

The Arizona Corporation Commission approved significant changes to the state’s distributed solar policies late Tuesday evening, which include lowering the credit residential solar customers receive for excess energy sent back to the grid and limiting how long customers… Read More

Vote Solar’s Take on the Top 10 Solar Trends of 2016

It's been another year on the solar coaster, and Vote Solar has been following every twist and turn. Here’s our view of the 10 top solar trends of 2016. 1) Utilities are losing on demand charges and fixed… Read More

3 Challenges Facing the US Solar Market in 2017

The following is an excerpt from GTM Research's latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report. While 2016 is expected to eclipse the 10-gigawatt annual mark for the first time ever, and by a wide margin, three trends are expected… Read More

The Interchange Transcript: Are O&G Super Majors Ready to Go Green? [GTM Squared]

Source: Greentechmedia

Statoil Wins NY Offshore Wind Rights for $42M

Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil is the winning bidder for the right to build a wind farm across nearly 80,000 acres off the coast of New York. The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s… Read More