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SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for Kistler Vineyards - Sonoma County Winery Captures the Sun and Saves

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for Kistler Vineyards - Sonoma County Winery Captures the Sun and Saves

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of 248 kW DC of solar electric power at Kistler Vineyards in Sebastopol, Sonoma County. Kistler Vineyard will cut their electricity costs by over $67,000 annually and reduce their dependency on non-renewable energy sources. Their carbon footprint will be lowered substantially, benefitting their surrounding communities and their bottom line. - August 11, 2022 - SolarCraft

United Energy Trading Announces Acquisition of Encore Energy’s Colorado Book of Business

North American natural gas provider United Energy Trading LLC (UET) has purchased the Colorado Front Range Retail Customer contracts of Encore Energy Services Inc. (Encore Energy). This purchase adds to UET’s broad clientele base in Colorado, with more than 4 BCF per year of customer supply... - August 08, 2022 - United Energy Trading

Butler Warner Generation Battery Energy Storage Site Goes On-Line

Strata Clean Energy (“Strata”) announces the completion and activation of the Butler-Warner Generation battery energy storage project. The Fayetteville Public Works Commission chose Strata Clean Energy to perform the EPC on the Butler-Warner Generation BESS (“Butler-Warner”) in its efforts to make electricity more affordable to the residents of Cumberland County, NC. - August 05, 2022 - Strata Clean Energy

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for the Duckhorn Portfolio’s Migration Winery - Napa Winery Increases Solar Production and Leads on Sustainability

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for the Duckhorn Portfolio’s Migration Winery - Napa Winery Increases Solar Production and Leads on Sustainability

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the installation of a 400 kW solar electric power installation at The Duckhorn Portfolio’s Migration Winery at 1451 Stanly Lane in the beautiful Carneros region of Napa Valley. This large solar power system demonstrates Duckhorn’s commitment to the environmental sustainability of its operations, benefitting their surrounding communities and their bottom line. - August 04, 2022 - SolarCraft

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System at New Vintage Church - Santa Rosa Church Saves with the Sun

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power System at New Vintage Church - Santa Rosa Church Saves with the Sun

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 43.2 kW DC solar system at New Vintage Church in Santa Rosa, CA. Their facility is now utilizing clean, sustainable power while saving over a thousand dollars in electrical bills every month. - June 10, 2022 - SolarCraft

Resoptima Opens Global Center of Excellence in Bucharest

Resoptima announces the opening of a new office in Bucharest, Romania, to serve its global customer base with consulting, project execution and training. - June 07, 2022 - Resoptima

eCom Learning Solutions Helps Energy Companies Move Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions

Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, is helping energy companies and contractors transform their businesses to move – cost-effectively - towards being net zero carbon producers. According to Wendy Edie, eCom’s Managing Director,... - May 11, 2022 - eCom Learning Solutions

DIY Cold Plates Can be Customized for Precise Attachment to Hot Electronic Devices

DIY Cold Plates Can be Customized for Precise Attachment to Hot Electronic Devices

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is now providing DIY (do it yourself) cold plates for engineers to custom fit onto devices whose electronics need to be thermally managed for proper performance. ATS’s family of DIY high-performance aluminum cold plates let engineers safely drill holes in patterns in a mounting pattern that matches the specific connection points of hot devices that need cooling, such as IGBTs, MOSFETs, or other power electronics. - May 09, 2022 - Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.

Nancy Matter Introduces Ellison Insulation to Their Newly Acquired NHRA Funny Car as an Associate Sponsor

Nancy Matter Introduces Ellison Insulation to Their Newly Acquired NHRA Funny Car as an Associate Sponsor

Nancy Matter Racing would like to extend a very warm welcome to Chris Ellison of Ellison Insulation based in Lexington, Texas to their team. As one of the leaders and innovators of the spray foam insulation industry, Matter’s Team is elated to have them join their American Valor Foundation -... - May 07, 2022 - Nancy Matter Racing

GoodCharlie Announces the Launch of Its Free Electricity Sweepstakes

GoodCharlie Announces the Launch of Its Free Electricity Sweepstakes

New Breed of Energy Provider GoodCharlie Announces the Launch of its Free Electricity Sweepstakes. - April 29, 2022 - GoodCharlie

Santa Energy Announces New Solar Business

Announcing the launch of Santa Solar, Santa Energy's new solar division, as well as adding solar to their Head Quarters in Bridgeport, CT. - April 22, 2022 - Santa Energy

eCom Helps Increase Safety and Reduce Costs for the Offshore Wind Turbine Industry

Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, has developed bespoke eLearning materials to help make offshore wind turbine maintenance technicians’ jobs safer – especially when they are working in rough seas. - April 21, 2022 - eCom Learning Solutions

MittGroup Reports a Record Q1

After having over 107% growth in 2021, MittGroup has recorded a record breaking Q1, with the highest quarterly revenue in the company's history. Along with MittGroup’s growth, they have expanded to 15 states nationwide while increasing revenue an upwards of 14% from the previous... - April 20, 2022 - MittGroup

RMGS Now Offers Service and Maintenance Appointments

RMGS Now Offers Service and Maintenance Appointments

Families and business owners across the Front Range have more options to keep their power running all year long. - April 20, 2022 - Rocky Mountain Generator Supply

MOVA® Globe to Host Second SuperMOVA Happy Hour Event on Earth Day, April 22, 2022

MOVA® Globe to Host Second SuperMOVA Happy Hour Event on Earth Day, April 22, 2022

Join top space industry influencers to learn and discuss all things about our universe in a three-hour-long engaging discussion format. - April 14, 2022 - MOVA Globes

Galaxy Magnesium Announces New Senior Energy Executive

Galaxy Magnesium Announces New Senior Energy Executive

Charles Gay joins the Galaxy Team for a Clean, Green Future. - April 13, 2022 - Asia-Pacific Group

Solar Power Supply Celebrates Seventh Year in Business with a Free Special Upgrade Inverter Promotion

Solar Power Supply, established in 2015 and based in Southern California is celebrating its seventh year in business. With its success in the solar industry, the company is offering a free all-in-one inverter upgrade for every solar energy system purchase in the month of April. The SolarEdge upgrade hub is EV, battery backup, and generator ready and has a retail value of $2,400. - April 07, 2022 - Solar Power Supply

Offshore Wind Farm Support Achieves WOSB Status

Offshore Wind Farm Support Achieves WOSB Status

Female-led group of marine professionals providing services to the offshore wind industry now eligible for WOSB government contracts. - April 04, 2022 - Offshore Wind Farm Support, LLC

Sugar Valley Energy Names IHI Power Services to Operate Sugarcane Ethanol Bio-Refinery

Sugar Valley Energy LLC has chosen IHI Power Services Corp. to provide operations and asset management for its ethanol bio-refinery, bio-electric generation plant and wastewater treatment facility to be constructed on a 160-acre campus in Imperial Valley, CA. - March 30, 2022 - California Ethanol + Power

Cooper First to Use Hydrogen Fuel in an Integral Engine; Methane Emissions Reduced

Cooper First to Use Hydrogen Fuel in an Integral Engine; Methane Emissions Reduced

Cooper Machinery Services has successfully tested a slow-speed integral engine running on a hydrogen (H2)-natural gas fuel blend. The groundbreaking test comes 5 months after the announcement of Cooper’s joint hydrogen research project with a major U.S. gas pipeline company to demonstrate the safe operating range of H2 blends in large-bore internal combustion engines. - March 24, 2022 - Cooper Machinery Services

eCom Helps in Achieving the UK and Scottish Governments’ Energy Strategy Aims

Helping people re-focus their energy-related industry skills – along with up-skilling and re-skilling for the energy industry - are key ways in which the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions is contributing to achieve the aims of the UK’s and the Scottish... - March 17, 2022 - eCom Learning Solutions

SolarCraft Completes Third Solar Power Install at Sonoma Academy  - Sonoma County Net Zero Carbon School Leads in Sustainability

SolarCraft Completes Third Solar Power Install at Sonoma Academy - Sonoma County Net Zero Carbon School Leads in Sustainability

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft has completed a 354 kW solar power system at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, CA. The Sonoma County Private High School is now generating additional 482,786 kWh of energy from the sun every year, saving the School nearly $99,000 in utility bills annually. - March 15, 2022 - SolarCraft

The LDC Gas Forum Southeast Occurs March 21-23, 2022 at the Westin Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

The LDC Gas Forum Southeast Occurs March 21-23, 2022 at the Westin Harbor Golf Resort & Spa

Natural gas market decision-makers meet to obtain insight, analyze, and discuss plans to buy, sell and transport natural gas in the Southeast U.S. market. - March 11, 2022 - LDC Gas Forums

eCom Learning Solutions Joins the DeepWind Cluster

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Learning Solutions, has become a member of an organisation intended to increase supply chain competitiveness and productivity to the renewable energy sector in Scotland. Known as DeepWind, the organisation aims to maximise its members’... - March 10, 2022 - eCom Learning Solutions

Inspectioneering Launches On-Demand Training Courses to Advance Fixed Equipment Mechanical Integrity Programs

Inspectioneering Launches On-Demand Training Courses to Advance Fixed Equipment Mechanical Integrity Programs

Inspectioneering announced the launch of its proprietary online training platform, Inspectioneering Training, with the goal of furthering asset integrity management (AIM) education that improves individual performance and operational efficiencies. Inspectioneering Training delivers... - March 09, 2022 - Inspectioneering

Nexamp Launches Developer Accelerator Program to Turbocharge Partner Network

Nexamp is enhancing its project development efforts with a new program that makes it easier for partners to leverage the expertise and capabilities of Nexamp in bringing more solar and storage projects to market. - March 09, 2022 - Nexamp

Energy Veteran John Gilbert Out of Retirement to Revolutionize the Energy Industry

Energy Veteran John Gilbert Out of Retirement to Revolutionize the Energy Industry

John Gilbert is no stranger to the energy industry. Working more than four decades with energy firms like Chevron and Gulf Oil, Gilbert focused on implementing new technology poised to address future energy concerns. - March 04, 2022 - Clicks and Bricks Podcast

Dash Energy's AI Automation Enables Improved Decision-Making for Energy Brokers, Buyers, Sellers

Dash Energy's AI Automation Enables Improved Decision-Making for Energy Brokers, Buyers, Sellers

Energy risk management is crucial for navigating the complex global energy markets, and Dash simplifies it, by replacing a cumbersome, manual data management process with a SaaS platform that rapidly takes in multiple sources of data, streamlines communications, and produces intelligent insights across the energy ecosystem viewable in a simple dashboard. The automated AI-based process is not only exponentially faster, it functions in real-time and eliminates data entry errors. - February 26, 2022 - Dash

Cooper Appoints Jordan Smith as Vice President of Sustainability and Emerging Technologies

Cooper Appoints Jordan Smith as Vice President of Sustainability and Emerging Technologies

Cooper appointed Jordan Smith to the position of Vice President of Sustainability and Emerging Technologies. This new position will further Cooper’s efforts to develop products and services enabling customers to reduce their carbon footprint, minimizing environmental and safety risks while enhancing operational efficiency. - February 14, 2022 - Cooper Machinery Services

Staten Island’s Belmont Daniel Property Earns ENERGY STAR Certification; Outperforms Similar U.S. Buildings on Measure of Energy Efficiency

Iris Holdings Group has announced that their affordable Belmont Daniel Apartments project in Staten Island, NY has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance. “Improving the energy efficiency of our... - January 31, 2022 - Iris Holdings Group

Strata Clean Energy Contracts Another 400MWh BESS in California

Strata Clean Energy Contracts Another 400MWh BESS in California

Strata Clean Energy (“Strata”) is proud to announce its Inland Empire Energy Storage (“IEES” aka “Poblano Energy Storage”) was awarded a 15-year Resource Adequacy Agreement with Energy Settlement by Pacific Gas & Electric (“PG&E”). On January... - January 27, 2022 - Strata Clean Energy

MassDOT Signs a "Letter of Intent" to Build a First-of-Its-Kind Highway Solar Photovoltaic Noise Barrier (PVNB) Project in Lexington, Massachusetts

MassDOT Signs a "Letter of Intent" to Build a First-of-Its-Kind Highway Solar Photovoltaic Noise Barrier (PVNB) Project in Lexington, Massachusetts

Groundbreaking solar technology may change how citizens look at U.S. highways. - January 27, 2022 - Ko-Solar

Strata Refinances and Expands Existing Revolving Credit Facility with Zions Capital Markets to $170 Million

Strata Refinances and Expands Existing Revolving Credit Facility with Zions Capital Markets to $170 Million

Strata Clean Energy today announced the renewal and expansion of a $170MM credit facility with Zions Bancorporation as the Coordinating Lead Arranger and Regions Bank as the Joint Lead Arranger. This partnership with Zions, Regions and a syndicate of banks (CIT Bank, Rabobank, First Horizon Bank,... - January 18, 2022 - Strata Clean Energy

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at California Indian Museum & Cultural Center - Sonoma County Museum Installs Solar and Cuts Utility Bills

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at California Indian Museum & Cultural Center - Sonoma County Museum Installs Solar and Cuts Utility Bills

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of a 76.5 kW solar power installation at the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center in Santa Rosa, CA. Harnessing the power of the sun, the Sonoma Museum has increased the sustainability of their operations while cutting their operating costs by thousands every month. - January 18, 2022 - SolarCraft

The Time to Go Solar is Now - Stop Paying PG&E for Fossil Fuel Power

The Time to Go Solar is Now - Stop Paying PG&E for Fossil Fuel Power

Every day that goes by is another day you pay PG&E for electricity. Like aging, it never stops. Yet thousands of Californians contemplate how and when to separate themselves from the big utilities by going solar. The answer it turns out is simple. It’s right now. Renewable energy systems, most notably solar electricity systems, are proven reliable and available and are the most effective means of putting space between you and PG&E. - January 06, 2022 - SolarCraft

Creating the Greenest and Most Energy Efficient Air and Seaports in North America

Creating the Greenest and Most Energy Efficient Air and Seaports in North America

(Virtual Event) MAREA to host Port of Seattle’s Keith Warner January 25, 2022, @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. - December 30, 2021 - Mid Atlantic Renewable Energy Association

Build Back Better Using the Envision® Sustainability Manual — Now in Spanish

Build Back Better Using the Envision® Sustainability Manual — Now in Spanish

ISI's Envision® framework is used worldwide to help communities build more resilient, sustainable, and equitable civil infrastructure. The Envision guidance manual (prepared for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry) is now in Spanish— and the timing couldn't be better, as communities everywhere look for solutions to design and deliver civil infrastructure projects that combat climate change, enhance human health and wellbeing, and promote economic prosperity. - December 17, 2021 - ISI

Navajo Power to Present on Solar at December Torres Martinez Fiesta

Navajo Power to Present on Solar at December Torres Martinez Fiesta

Come join the Navajo Power team to learn about renewable energy opportunities on Tribal lands - Dec. 11 at the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians Tameka Gym in Thermal, CA. - December 09, 2021 - Navajo Power

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for Appellation Trading Company - Napa Valley Custom Wine Maker Says Goodbye to Utility Bills

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation for Appellation Trading Company - Napa Valley Custom Wine Maker Says Goodbye to Utility Bills

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft, recently completed the installation of a 65 kW DC solar electric system at Appellation Trading Company (ATC) in Napa, CA. Harnessing the power of the sun, ATC has increased the sustainability of their operations while cutting operating costs by over $19,000 annually and reduced their dependency on non-renewable energy sources. - December 07, 2021 - SolarCraft

Former Chicago Public Schools Employee Creates Award-Winning STEM Programs Bringing Emerging Technology Into Classrooms: Improves Academic Outcomes and Opportunities

Former CPS employee creates award-winning STEM programming at NextWave STEM. Curricula is aligned with NGSS Grade Band Engineering Technology Standards, Common Core Math and ELA as they relate to the NGSS ETS standards, and ISTE, CSTA and 21st Century Skills standards related to emerging technologies and STEM. Courses include topics such as robotics, artificial intelligence, coding, drones, solar and renewable energy, entrepreneurship, innovation, cybersecurity, 3D modeling and 3D printing. - December 03, 2021 - NextWave STEM

Comsof Announces Strategic Partnership with Geodan to Support Dutch Municipalities in Reaching 2030 European Energy Efficiency Directive Targets

Comsof Heat has joined forces with data firm Geodan to offer a strategic starter kit to municipalities in The Netherlands that need to quickly create high-quality district heat network designs. District heat networks are critical for The Netherlands as they strive to achieve the 2030 European Energy Efficiency Directive targets. - November 26, 2021 - Comsof

United Energy Trading (UET) Becomes First Energy Services Provider in North America to be Green-e® Marketplace Certified

United Energy Trading (UET) Becomes First Energy Services Provider in North America to be Green-e® Marketplace Certified

UET is the first, and only, seller of Green-e® certified products that is also Green-e® Marketplace certified. - November 18, 2021 - United Energy Trading

Navajo Power Nears Completion on $10 Million Fundraising Round

Navajo Power Nears Completion on $10 Million Fundraising Round

$3 million investment by W.K. Kellogg Foundation the cornerstone of a landmark deal that furthers Navajo Power's mission of lifting up Tribal communities through the development of clean energy projects on Tribal land. - November 17, 2021 - Navajo Power

SolarKal Completes Rooftop Solar Installation at Alltest NJ Offices

SolarKal, a commercial solar energy advisor, handled the strategy and vendor procurement process for the rooftop solar installation at Alltest's Farmingdale, NJ headquarters. Alltest is a leading provider of test and measurement equipment. Evergreen Energy Solutions handled the solar installation. - November 12, 2021 - SolarKal

Westech Industrial Ltd. Announces New Exclusive Partnership with Clark-Reliance®

Westech Industrial Ltd. Announces New Exclusive Partnership with Clark-Reliance®

Westech Industrial announces a new exclusive agreement with Clark-Reliance® to provide their world-class level measurement, and sight flow indication products to the Canadian marketplace. - November 03, 2021 - Westech Industrial Ltd.

Bac Lieu Gas Power Plant’s LNG Terminal to be Included in the Latest Overall Master Plan on Vietnam’s Seaport System Development

Bac Lieu Gas Power Plant’s LNG Terminal to be Included in the Latest Overall Master Plan on Vietnam’s Seaport System Development

The floating LNG receiving, storage and regasification terminal of the 3200 MW Bac Lieu LNG-to-Power Project (“the Project”), led by Delta Offshore Energy (“DOE”), has been added into the overall master plan on Vietnam’s seaport system development in the 2021 – 2030 period, with a vision toward 2050, under Decision 1579/QĐ-TTg dated September 22, 2021 of Vietnam’s Prime Minister. - October 29, 2021 - Delta Offshore Energy

Airborne Wind Energy Takes Off in the Caribbean with Kitepower

Kitepower's mobile Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES), the Falcon 100kW, is the very first AWES to be operated in the Caribbean. The deployment of the innovative wind energy system has been part of "Caribbean Engineer 2021 (CAEN21)", a military exercise carried out by the Dutch Defence near the area of Vader Piet on the island of Aruba. The ongoing operation is the follow-up of a five year long collaboration between the Dutch Ministry of Defence and the Delft-based AWE start-up. - October 15, 2021 - Kitepower

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at Vineburg Wine & Self Storage - Sonoma Storage Facility is Now Powered by the Sun, Cuts Utility Fees

SolarCraft Completes Solar Power Installation at Vineburg Wine & Self Storage - Sonoma Storage Facility is Now Powered by the Sun, Cuts Utility Fees

Novato and Sonoma-based SolarCraft recently completed the installation of a 113.2 kW solar power addition at Vineburg Storage in Vineburg, a community in Sonoma County, CA. The newly built facility will cut utility costs from the power grid while utilizing clean, renewable solar power to run its operation. - October 06, 2021 - SolarCraft

Portsmouth Business Owner Gets in the Trenches Amidst Pandemic

Portsmouth Business Owner Gets in the Trenches Amidst Pandemic

Portsmouth, NH-based Bio-Tech Company's CEO Matthew Airey gets into the trenches of outside sales representatives amidst pandemic. With sales down nearly 50% due to offices still not opened, half or remote work environments, the company CEO jumps in to help the sales force find customers who are committed to the environment, reducing foreign oil use and lowering their companies costs. - October 04, 2021 - Environment First Printing, LLC

National Drive Electric Week, Huntington Beach, by Plug In To Excitement, Saturday October 9, 2021, 10 AM to 4 PM

National Drive Electric Week, Huntington Beach, by Plug In To Excitement, Saturday October 9, 2021, 10 AM to 4 PM

Due to the catastrophic oil spill in Huntington Beach, the event is rescheduled for November 6, 10AM - 4PM in the same location. In the interest of public health and safety, California State Parks closed the beach and parking lot for 2 weeks, which includes the parking lot venue for this event. - October 02, 2021 - Plug In To Excitement

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