Renewable Energy Archives

Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute

Amada Schaumburg

The $320-million digital lab is one of four innovation hubs in the Obama administration’s program to spur advanced manufacturing.

ConEd Offering Incentive For Peak Load Curtailment; Registration Ends May 1


Huge boost in energy “peak load” financial incentives in Summer 2014 for NYC’s largest energy users, but business owners and institutions must act soon.

First Minister Of Scotland Opens Smarter Grid Solutions’ New York Office

The Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland, presents a quaich - a traditional Scottish cup of friendship - to mark the signing of a business agreement during the opening of Smarter Grid Solutions’ first North American office. The Glasgow based company has just opened an office in NY’s new Urban Future Lab, Brooklyn and is the first international tenant. Mr Salmond was in NY for Scotland Week. Participants (Left to Right): Jeremy McCool, CEO of HEVO Power; Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland; Dr Bob Currie, Chief Technology Officer, Smarter Grid Solutions. (Photo: PR Newswire.)

Leading smart grid technology company opens in North America. Signs global agreements with Silver Spring Networks and HEVO Power.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth


An energy revolution is sweeping across the U.S., creating thousands of jobs and making it likely we’ll achieve the long-sought goal of energy independence by 2020 or sooner.

Feature Story: 2014 Economic Development Awards


There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.

BUSINESS REPORT: Ontario Unveils Plans To Achieve An Energy Balance

Biomass feedstock storage silos near completion at Atikokan Generating Station. (Photo:

The Ministry of Energy has worked with the Ontario Energy Board, Ontarians and a host of others to put together its most ambitious energy plan yet.

Stimulus Dollars Advance Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy In America’s Cities


U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).