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Scottish government announces £4m extra funding for green energy scheme

April 17, 2014

Scottish government announces £4m extra funding for green energy scheme

17 April 2014 Last updated at 19:40 A photovoltaic system converts the sun’s rays into direct electrical current The Scottish government has announced £4m of extra funding for a scheme which helps Scottish households generate their own green energy. The Home Renewables Loan Scheme gives people access to interest free loans of... 


Watchdog Criticizes German Minimum Wage and Green Energy Legislation

April 17, 2014

Watchdog Criticizes German Minimum Wage and Green Energy Legislation

BERLIN—Two flagship economic projects of the German government may be headed back to the drawing board, after a cost-control watchdog determined the legislation was flawed. The National Regulatory Control Council, set up in 2006 to assess the cost and bureaucratic overheads of all new legislation, said on Thursday that bills establishing a universal... 


8 Colleges That Are Energetic About Going Green

April 17, 2014

8 Colleges That Are Energetic About Going Green

Judge in gay marriage case asks pointed questions April 17, 2014  Read More →


green energy investing

Yingli signs cooperation agreement to launch CNY1bn renewable energy fund

April 17, 2014

Yingli signs cooperation agreement to launch CNY1bn renewable energy fund

EBR Staff Writer Published 17 April 2014 Yingli Energy (China), a subsidiary of Yingli Green Energy, has signed a cooperation agreement with Shanghai Sailing Capital Management to launch a CNY1bn renewable energy fund in Shanghai with an aim to invest in China’s downstream solar energy projects. Shanghai... 


Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited: Yingli Green Energy Signs …

April 17, 2014

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited: Yingli Green Energy Signs …

BAODING, China, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, also known as “Yingli Solar”, today announced that its wholly-owned... 


Yingli Green creates downstream PV project investment fund with Sailing Capital – PV

April 17, 2014

Yingli Green creates downstream PV project investment fund with Sailing Capital – PV

  Leading global PV manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy has joined with China-based investment fund, Sailing Capital, to create a renewable energy fund to invest in Yingli Green’s PV projects. A co-operation agreement between Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited and Shanghai Sailing Capital Management Co., Ltd., has been signed... 


green energy jobs

FACT SHEET: Building on Progress – Supporting Solar Deployment and Jobs

April 17, 2014

FACT SHEET: Building on Progress – Supporting Solar Deployment and Jobs

The White House Office of the Press Secretary White House Celebrates Leadership on Solar and Calls for Commitments to Support Solar Deployment and Jobs To advance our nation’s energy and climate goals, the United States must be a leader in innovating and deploying clean energy. Solar is a vital component of the Administration’s all-of the above... 


Ohio voters favor green energy, efficiency and political candidates who do the …

April 16, 2014

Ohio voters favor green energy, efficiency and political candidates who do the …

The Hatfield’s Ferry power plant in Pennsylvania has the capacity to generate more than 1,700 megawatts. The power plant’s three boilers are fueled with coal. FirstEnergy has closed the plant FirstEnergy Corp COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Ohioans overwhelmingly favor replacing coal-fired power plants with wind farms and solar arrays, and requiring... 


Three Best Opportunities for Green Careers

April 16, 2014

Three Best Opportunities for Green Careers

Career Expert Blogs from CareerCast.com You don’t have to have a degree in environmental science or the technical skills to operate a wind turbine to work in the green energy sector. No matter what industry you’re interested in or the type of skill set you’ve developed, you can still pursue a career in the green energy sector. The... 


green energy solutions

Beneficial Holdings Closes Green Econometrics Acquisition

April 17, 2014

Beneficial Holdings Closes Green Econometrics Acquisition

MONTVALE, NJ, Apr 17, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) – Beneficial Holdings Inc. (otc pink:BFHJ) (pinksheets:BFHJ) today announced that its Energy Management Subsidiary, BFHJ Energy Solutions, LLC, completed its previously-announced acquisition of Green Econometrics. The Company issued 600,000 restricted common shares and assumed a two-year,... 


Beneficial Holdings Closes Green Econometrics Acquisition

April 17, 2014

Beneficial Holdings Closes Green Econometrics Acquisition

(Menafn – Marketwired via COMTEX) Beneficial Holdings Closes Green Econometrics Acquisition MONTVALE, NJ, Apr 17, 2014 (Menafn – Marketwired via COMTEX) –Beneficial Holdings Inc. (otc pink:BFHJ) (pinksheets:BFHJ) todayannounced that its Energy Management Subsidiary, BFHJ EnergySolutions, LLC, completed its previously-announced acquisition...