Innotech Solar, the Norwegian solar cell and PV module builder, named Jerry Stokes, previously President of Suntech in Europe, as CEO. Stokes will replace David Hogg, who is leaving to join a PV project developer. Stokes will be based in Munich.
Dr. Michael Bartholomeusz, founder and…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/jobs-energy/green-jobs-first-solar-aquion-brightsource-innotech-eaton-banyan-energy-renewable-energy-and-greentech/ aquion, banyan energy, Bright Source Energy, Brightsource Energy, bse, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), Eaton, First Solar, Green Jobs, innotech solar jobs, john woolard, lcpv, low-concentration PV solution
Making Innovation Part of Climate Hawks Policy Pitch
In a previous article I argued that climate policy advocates should make energy innovation part of their policy elevator pitch. A good opportunity to start is now available through the debate on reforming and re-authorizing the America…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/environment/why-climate-change-hawks-should-support-the-america-competes-act-making-innovation-part-of-climate-hawks-policy-pitch/ ARPA-E, clean energy innovation, Cleantech, Climate, DoE, Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Business, Green Jobs, Politics & Legislation, Renewables
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad went out on a limb last year, bucking his party and his candidate to lobby with Democrats for extending a key federal tax credit for wind power. The credit was extended after a pitched battle in Congress, and Branstad’s gamble has just paid off in spades with the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/warren-buffett-pumps-1-9-billion-into-iowa-wind-energy-key-federal-tax-credit-for-wind-power/ Energy and Economy, energy investment, Finance, Green Jobs, News, Politics & Legislation, production tax credit (PTC), Utilities, warren buffett, Wind
Women are under-represented in wind and the other renewable energy industries, according to Kristen Graf, Executive Director of Women of Wind Energy (WoWE). She believes progress in renewables may depend on correcting that.
“Statistics are difficult [to come by] because there is little…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/women-in-the-wind-energy-industry-executive-director-of-women-of-wind-energy-wowe/ Cleantech, Energy and Economy, gender equality, Green Jobs, harvard business review, News, Wind, wind energy industry, Women Wind Energy Industry
We recently posted about a press conference we recently attended at Moffett Field outside San Francisco, California for a close-up look at Solar Impulse, the world’s first solar-powered airplane. The preparations for the Solar Impulse Across America adventure have now come to fruition….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/solar-impulse-sets-out-across-america-video-moffett-field-outside-san-francisco-california/ aviation, clean energy innovation, Cleantech, Electricity, Finance, Green Business, Green Jobs, News, Solar Across America, Solar Impulse, Solar Power
As American government seek out the best industries to invest shrinking public funds for the biggest return on investment, one economic sector offers the most bullish outlook around – the smart grid.
An analysis from the US Department of Energy (DOE), “Economic Impact of Recovery Act…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/jobs-energy/doe-smart-grid-projects-6-8-billion-economic-boost-47000-jobs-us-department-of-energy-doe-economic-impact-of-recovery-act-investment-in-the-smart-grid/ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, Department of Energy (DOE), Economic Impact, Energy and Economy, energy jobs, Finance, government tax revenue. DOE’s analysis, Green Jobs, News, Politics & Legislation, Recovery Act Investment, SGDP programs, SGIG, Smart Grid, Smart Grid Demonstration Program, Smart Grid Investment Grants, smart grid projects funded, US Department of Energy (DOE)