Solar Pilot Program to Run in Four Massachusetts Communities

published: 2011-05-10 15:34
Four Massachusetts communities will serve as a sample for a pilot program attempting to make solar power an integral part of their life, times, homes and businesses, the Boston Globe reports. Solarize Massachusetts will begin la...  more

ABB Wins $20 Million HVDC Refurbishment Order in the US

published: 2011-05-06 14:57
ABB, the power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $20 million from Vermont Electrical Power Company (VELCO) to refurbish a more than 25-year old HVDC (high-voltage direct current) transmission station. T...  more

Georgia Power Leads the Nation in ENERGY STAR Campaign

published: 2011-05-06 14:55
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Georgia Power for the fifth consecutive year as one of the nation's top five pledge leaders for driving energy efficiency awareness under EPA's "Change the World, Start...  more

UN Predicts Growth for Renewable Energy

published: 2011-05-06 14:51
Renewable energy sources like solar power installations have seen remarkable growth, but still accounts for a relatively small proportion of worldwide power production. A draft report from the United Nations suggests that investme...  more