GE Technology Powers First Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project in Alaska

Doyon Utilities, LLC held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the opening of the first landfill-gas-to-energy project in Alaska, which is powered by GE’s ecomagination-qualified Jenbacher gas engines. Located on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, a joint U.S. Army and Air Force base, the project will provide approximately half of JBER–Richardson’s 13 megawatts of peak demand power.

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Xcel Energy Seeks More Renewables in New Mexico

SPS is seeking, on an annual basis, approximately 88,705 MWh of “other” renewable energy generation as defined by the New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), or an equivalent amount of biogas of approximately 665,300 MMBtu (one million British thermal units) to be in commercial operation no later than January 1, 2015. SPS prefers that the biomass resources be located in New Mexico.

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SoloPower Shakes Things Up

SoloPower, manufacturer of solar panels, recently received nearly 200 million from DOE. Past solar recipients of DOE loans have not fared so well post loan, some declaring bankruptcy.

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Solar Business Tour in Minneapolis

If you know people who wish to become more familiar with solar energy endeavors from businesses belonging to Minneapolis’ Kingfield Neighborhood Association, take a look at this post from Clean Technica. Photos via tenKsolar [repostus hash=5e9b6a57b09a4e69c4cda7cf927fdcc7 title=Solar+Business+Tour+in+Minneapolis host=Clean+Technica short=1gZg3 snip=%C2%A0Nice+story+form+the+folks+over+at+Clean+Energy+Resource+Teams+%28seems+like+a+good+way+to+promote+solar+and+eco-friendly+businesses%29%3A+On+June+2%2C+Minneapolis%E2%80%99+Kingfield+Neighborhood+Association+%28KFNA%29+held+it%E2%80%99s+Let+the+Sun+Shine+Solar+Tour%2C+featuring+Kingfield+businesses+that+have+recently+installed%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2441252 jump=5]

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IKEA Proposes Two of the Largest U.S. Solar Panel Installations on Record

Encouraging news about IKEA activities using solar. [repostus hash=e9451d535d2a1882fa411e374a1c9760 title=IKEA+Proposes+Two+of+the+Largest+U.S.+Solar+Panel+Installations+on+Record host=Ecopreneurist short=1fqqP snip=IKEA+already+counts+itself+as+the+world%E2%80%99s+largest+retailer+of+home+furnishings+and%2C+with+a+recent+announcement%2C+looks+to+become+one+of+the+largest+solar+energy+producers+and+consumers+in+the+United+States.+The+company+has+long+marketed+itself+as+an+eco-friendly+alternative+to+many+other+%E2%80%9Cbig+box%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2293352 jump=1]

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Mexico’s Solar Energy Investment and Capacity Doubles

Follow renewable energy in Mexico. Photo: woody1778a [repostus hash=631c20b2ec1c4370695dfd2b170bd3ae title=Mexico%E2%80%99s+Solar+Energy+Investment+and+Capacity+Doubles host=Ecopreneurist short=1fh5K snip=According+to+solar+and+wind+systems+producer%2C+Conermex%2C+Mexico+will+reach+a+total+of+12+MW+of+electricity+generated+by+solar+energy+by+the+end+of+2012%2C+doubling+its+current+potential.+Mexico+currently+has+6+MW+of+solar+energy+capacity+installed%2C+but+with+a+growth+spurt+in+investments+and+new+projects%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2278424 jump=4]

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IEA Report: Natural Gas Is Not The Answer To Climate Problem, Existing Cleantech Is — And It Could Save $100 Trillion By 2050

Thanks very much to Zach Shahan at Clean Technica and Joe Romm from Climate Progress for posting this information about Cleantech based on an International Energy Association report. [repostus hash=1e3e2a3a50c53762517c732ed29e7f92 title=IEA+Report%3A+Natural+Gas+Is+Not+The+Answer+To+Climate+Problem%2C+Existing+Cleantech+Is+%E2%80%94+And+It+Could+Save+%24100+Trillion+By+2050 host=Clean+Technica short=1emHV snip=%C2%A0When+I+repost+an+article%2C+I+don%E2%80%99t+often+include+the+same+title%2C+but+in+some+cases%2C+I+see+no+better+option.+The+title+above+says+it+all%2C+in+my+humble+opinion.+Natural+gas+is+not+a+wonder+drug+that+is+going+to+get+us+out+of+a+hellish+and+catastrophic+future+%28which+all+measurements+indicate+has+already%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F2188262 jump=3]

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US Retakes #1 Spot in Clean Energy Investment in 2011

Good news comes from Joshua Hill at Clean Technica on clean energy investments in the US – we’ve regained the world’s number-one spot! Graphic credit: agm92 [repostus hash=cc00cf5002cf6d60b9864ff9ee39f582 title=US+Retakes+%231+Spot+in+Clean+Energy+Investment+in+2011 host=Clean+Technica short=19dg0 snip=%C2%A0+New+research+on+clean+energy+financing+in+the+Group+of+Twenty+%28G-20%29+nations+released+by+The+Pew+Charitable+Trusts+shows+that+investment+grew+to+a+record+%24263+billion%C2%A0in+2011%2C+a+6.5+percent+increase+over+the+previous+year%2C+with+the+United+States+beating+out+China+in+the+race+to+secure+private+clean%26hellip%3B thumb=http%3A%2F%2Fimg.1.rp-api.com%2Fthumb%2F1479993]

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