Avista Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avista Corp. has signed a distribution agreement with Sunelco, Inc. of Hamilton, Montana. Sunelco will carry the Avista Labs "Independence" fuel cell line in its Planning Guide and Products Catalog. Avista Labs has granted Sunelco a non-exclusive distribution agreement through July 2004 through which Sunelco will sell the […]
IdaTech Corp. (Bend, OR) announced that it has shipped its first two pre-production FCS 1200™ fuel cell systems to European utility, Electricite de France (EDF), for integration with solar photovoltaic (PV) technology in a hybrid power system for remote locations. EDF will be installing, testing and evaluating the hybrid solution throughout 2003. The FCS 1200™ […]
International Automated Systems Inc. (IAS, Salem, UT) announced that it has been awarded a patent on its new breakthrough technology, a propulsion turbine, which some experts believe will be a revolutionary solution to low-cost, solar hydrogen, fuel production and electrical power generation. IAS has conducted many tests during the past two years at its own […]
Advanced Energy Systems Ltd. (Medford, MA), the US subsidiary of Advanced Energy Systems Ltd. (Perth, Australia), issued a clarification regarding the bankruptcy and liquidation of Advanced Energy Systems Inc. (AESI, Wilton, NH). The clarification indicated that the AESI bankruptcy is unrelated to Advanced Energy Systems Ltd. and that, although they share a similar name, the […]
The Northern California Power Agency (NCPA, Roseville, CA) released a request for proposals seeking renewable electric power supply resources to help meet the expected long-term needs of its members. Based upon the types of proposals received, NCPA could accept a total installed capacity of 30MW to 85MW in 2005 and beyond. NCPA will accept long-term […]
Advanced Energy Systems Inc. (AESI, Wilton, NH), a designer, manufacturer and installer of solar-powered inverters, announced that the company has run out of funding and filed for bankruptcy. The company holds patents and rights to significant photovoltaic system designs. The company will be liquidated in two phases. The first phase will be a sealed bid […]
The Darnell Group (Corona, CA) announced the publication of its new 216-page study, "Distributed and Cogeneration – Volume 1, Technology and Markets: Worldwide Forecasts, Applications and Competitive Environment," which provides a comprehensive analysis of distributed and cogeneration (DCG) market characteristics, including forecasts for stationary fuel cells, which is seen as an important element in the […]
The RENEXPO 2003 International Renewable Energy and energy-efficient building trade fair and conference will be held in Augsburg, Germany, from June 27 to 29, 2003. RENEXPO offers opportunities for establishing national as well as international contacts in the areas of photovoltaic, solar thermal and solar construction technologies.
Xantrex Technology Inc. (Burnaby, BC) completed its first financing deal in collaboration with Vermont Solar Engineering, a charter member in Xantrex' Certified Dealer network. Xantrex' Renewable Energy Financing Program makes it possible for Vermont Solar Engineering's customers to purchase solar-electric systems for new rural homes. "As a certified dealer we can offer our customers instant […]
Endesa Cogeneracion y Renovables, the wholly owned subsidiary of Endesa (Spain), announced that it will build up five new wind farms, which...
Evergreen Solar Inc. (Marlboro, MA), a developer, marketer and manufacturer of photovoltaic products, announced that it has executed a definitive purchase agreement for a private placement equity financing of $29.475 million of series A convertible preferred stock and a warrant. The purchase price of the series A preferred will equal 85 percent of the average […]
SunWize Technologies Inc. (Kingston, NY) and Shell Solar announced the completion of a 1.76kW solar power system for the US Fish and Wildlife Service at the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge in Southern California. The system uses Shell Solar 110W solar modules to operate a variety of loads for the research station located at the […]
Solar Grade Silicon LLC (SGSilicon, Moses Lake, WA), a joint venture of Advanced Silicon Materials LLC, a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. and Silicon Technologies AS, and a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Corp., has begun full production of polycrystalline silicon at its Moses Lake facility. The initial startup has been successful with all polysilicon chemical vapor […]
Independent Energy Systems (Speinshart, Germany) announced that its AQWON hydrogen-filled, two-stroke, engine scooter has received the German TÜV certificate, and that the...
Evergreen Solar Inc. (Marlboro, MA), a developer, marketer and manufacturer of photovoltaic products, announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended...