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'Bloom Boxes' help power Adobe headquarters in San Jose
Unlike solar power and wind, which are intermittent and dependent on the weather, fuel cells have the advantage of being able to run 24 hours a day, ...
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"Bloom Energy first vaulted onto the cleantech stage in February, at a jam-packed news conference that featured Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. The startup announced that Google, eBay, FedEx and Wal-Mart were among its first customers, and that 20 Bloom Boxes were up and running.
Now with the 12 at Adobe, more than 50 Bloom Boxes have been installed, the company says, and it expects to have 100 in place by the end of the year.
"We're trying to quietly go about building our business and growing our installed base," said Stu Aaron, Bloom Energy's vice president of marketing.
The company is also hiring and has more than 500 employees, up from about 300 in February."
Friday, September 24, 2010
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Northern Power Receives DOE Funds To Develop New Turbine on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Northern Power Systems Inc. will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help fund development and commercialization of a midsize permanent magnet direct-drive wind turbine, the Northern Power 450. The DOE recently awarded a total of $5 million to support wind energy development [read more]
Goldwind USA Adds Personnel on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff As part of its expansion into the Americas, Goldwind USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd., recently added several professionals to its staff. The additions include wind industry veterans David Halligan and Sean Maguire as chief financial officer and director of business [read more]
Tetra Tech Joint Venture Awarded Lameque Wind Energy Contract on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Tetra Tech Inc.'s Tetra Tech Canada construction entity, which is part of a joint venture with Acciona Infrastructures Canada Inc., has been awarded a $30 million contract to provide turnkey construction services for the Lameque Wind Power Project in New Brunswick, Canada. Tetra Tech's client for this project [read more]
Pilot Project Seeks To Expand Use Of Wind Energy on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Iberdrola Renewables, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Constellation Energy Control & Dispatch and Versify Solutions have launched a new pilot program that could expand cost-effective use of Pacific Northwest wind energy. The project also holds promise for lowering costs and increasing the environmental benefits of wind energy in [read more]
Finavera Renewables Signs MOU With Halfway River First Nation on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Finavera Renewables Inc. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Halfway River First Nation for the development of the company's four wind projects in the Peace Region of British Columbia. The MOU is a mechanism through which the Halfway River First Nation has provided its acknowledgement [read more]
World Wind Services To Open Office In Tehachapi Area on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff San Diego-based World Wind Services, a provider of construction, and operations and maintenance personnel to the wind industry, plans to open a West Coast regional office in the Tehachapi, Calif., area. Tehachapi is home to several wind projects and is centrally located, making Palm Springs, San [read more]
Teo, Bergelectric To Provide Communications Solutions To Wind Industry on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Telecommunications company Teo and electrical engineering contractor Bergelectric Corp. have announced a partnership to provide communications services to wind farm operators. Initial deployments are currently under way at two sites. Through the new partnership, Teo and Bergelectric are outfitting each wind turbine with Internet access as well [read more]
Seattle City Light RFP on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Seattle City Light has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the long-term supply of renewable energy to be generated by projects located in the Pacific Northwest, as defined by Washington state's renewable portfolio standard. The utility intends to select one or more preferred proponents with which to [read more]
Peter Mastic Joins National Wind As President, Chief Development Officer on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Peter Mastic has joined National Wind as president and chief development officer with overall responsibility for project development and project finance. He reports to CEO Leon Steinberg. Mastic is the founder and previously served as CEO of Third Planet Windpower LLC. Prior to this, he was managing [read more]
Second Wind Expands North American Sales Team on 23 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Second Wind has expanded its North American sales team with the addition of Gregory J. Shambo. Shambo brings more than 15 years' sales experience in capital equipment sales, sales management, marketing, direct sales, business development and strategic planning. He was previously vice president of sales and [read more]
NIRE Announces Renewable Energy Research And Development Project on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff The National Institute for Renewable Energy (NIRE), Texas Tech University (TTU), and industrial and research partners, will soon power up the first of several planned renewable energy test and production facilities to help resolve key issues facing the wind power and broader clean energy industries. The [read more]
GL Garrad Hassan Provides Technical Due Diligence For AWEC on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff GL Garrad Hassan has provided technical due diligence to Terra-Gen Power LLC's Alta Wind Energy Center (AWEC) in the Tehachapi region of Kern County, Calif. The company also plans to provide inspection and monitoring services throughout project construction, and technical support to underpin the leveraged lease - to [read more]
Xcel Energy Issues RFP on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Xcel Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for new wind power generation in the Upper Midwest. Xcel Energy is looking to acquire up to 250 MW of wind generation, which may be geographically dispersed across its service territory. The company is interested in either purchasing [read more]
GE Introduces New Wind Turbine Models on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff GE has introduced new members to its family of 2.5 MW wind turbines. All of the new models are designed to increase annual energy production (AEP) over the existing 2.5 MW wind turbine, according to the company. GE's 2.75-100 is an uprate of the existing 2.5-100 wind [read more]
Clare Introduces Two New Gate-Driver Families on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff IXYS Corp. and Clare Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IXYS, has announced the availability of the IXD_602 series and the IXD_614 series, the two latest additions to the IXD_600 series of high-current, low-side gate driver integrated circuits. Each of the two IXD_602 outputs are capable [read more]
International Wind Marketing Alliance Launched on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff A European marketing and public relations firm and two North American companies have formed the Wind Marketing Alliance (WMA) to provide branding, and marketing strategies and services that connect wind energy clients to new and established markets on both continents. The companies are Lorenz Kommunikation of Grevenbroich, [read more]
Aerial Platform Available From Abilene High Lift on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff The Steiger Model TTS 1000 aerial work platform with 328-foot working height is now available for rent from Abilene High Lift LLC. The machine features 1,102-pound platform capacity, 131-foot horizontal reach and can operate when wind speeds are as high as 35.8 mph, according to the company. [read more]
ZBB Energy Awarded Contract To Supply UWM's Energy Lab With Technology on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff ZBB Energy Corp. has been awarded a competitive bid contract from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM) to supply the energy lab at the university's college of engineering and applied science with advanced energy power and storage solutions. ZBB's technology will be used by a multi-university [read more]
Bingaman, Udall Introduce Renewable Electricity Standard Bill on 22 Sep 2010 by NAW Staff Two senators from New Mexico have introduced a bipartisan bill to create a national renewable electricity standard (RES). The legislation proposed by Sens. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Tom Udall, D-N.M., would create a 15% RES. Utilities would have to produce at least 11% of their power from [read more]
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