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SunEdison & Imergy Partner to Backup Power for Telecom Towers

SunEdison & Imergy Partner to Backup Power for Telecom Towers

SunEdison to Buy 1,000 of Imergy’s Flow Batteries for Rural Electrification Greentech Media, March 25, 2015 SunEdison will purchase up to 1,000 flow batteries from Imergy Power Systems as part of its commitment to bring power to 20 million people by 2020. SunEdison is purchasing Imergy’s ESP 30 systems, a 30-kilowatt battery that can provide

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The Energy Debate in Michigan

Rowe: Government stacks deck against renewable energy The Detroit News, March 24, 2015 Gov. Rick Snyder recently gave an address on energy and, as expected, his approach included market-based solutions, the notion that the market should take care of renewable energy development. As a professor of renewable energy and energy management for more than 30

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Michigan Politicians Attempt to Derail Efficiency and Clean Energy

Gita Subramony for Zondits, March 19, 2015 Last year, Michigan policy-makers proposed questionable changes to the state’s definition of clean energy; a house bill attempted to expand clean energy to include the burning of waste material and garbage in order to meet the state’s clean energy goals. State representative Aric Nesbitt, who proposed the initial

Ending Michigan’s Coal Dependency

Michigan’s crisis: Can the coal-heavy state embrace renewables and efficiency? Utility Dive, March 17, 2015 Michigan officials and electric utilities are rushing to solve the state’s power difficulties ahead of significant expected capacity shortfalls. Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) unveiled a broad strategy that calls for significantly more renewables and energy conservation programs in a state traditionally

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Eiffel Tower Now Home to Two Wind Turbines

Paris Has Turned the Eiffel Tower Into a Wind Energy Machine TakePart, February 24, 2015 Just how serious is Paris about cutting the City of Light’s carbon footprint? Serious enough to install two wind turbines on the iconic Eiffel Tower. The turbines, made by UGE, are not the giant windmill-type machines you see on wind

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Clean Technologies That Have Global Impact

12 Technologies Which Could Save The World BuzzFeed, February 18, 2015 1. Solar glass We’re familiar with solar panels, and solar is probably the most promising renewable energy source. But we are on the verge of a major change in the technology. “Power generating windows are already available and companies are working hard to cut costs

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Reengineering Utilities with Smart Grid Technology

How these energy geeks are reimagining an old school utility Reuters, January 27. 2015 Welcome to the utility industry’s future – or at least that’s what Southern California Edison is hoping. Here in a non-descript, 53,500-square-foot building, the $12 billion utility’s research team is testing everything from charging electronic vehicles via cell phone to devices

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Vermont Examines Renewable Energy Standards

Changes to renewable energy standards? The Burlington Free Press, January 23, 2015 Vermont is considering a change to its energy policy that would end a practice that critics said amounted to double-counting the environmental benefits of its renewable sources of power. Legislation to be described to the House Natural Resources and Energy Committee on Friday

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