Aquion, SolarAfrica bring off-grid solar power to Kenya wildlife conservancy
PITTSBURGH – Aquion Energy, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion batteries and energy storage systems, and SolarAfrica, a leading African solar energy services company, have announced a newly installed off-grid microgrid at the Loisaba Conservancy, a hub for wildlife research and a world-class ecotourism destination in Kenya, East Africa.
Report: Clean Energy jobs growing in state
Pennsylvania residents working in “clean energy” jobs – those involving everything from upgrading facilities with energy efficient lighting and insulation to working on solar and wind energy projects – now account for about 66,000 direct positions, according to a report released July 14.
Albuquerque delays decision on solar proposal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Leaders in New Mexico’s largest city have put off a decision on whether to join dozens of other communities that have set goals to get more of their electricity from renewable resources, a movement that has swept cities from the U.S. and Canada to Germany.
Aquion powers ahead with its safe, simple energy storage batteries
MT. PLEASANT – When Dr. Jay Whitacre set out to expand on the promise of solar and wind energy, he decided to take a simple approach to a critical challenge: finding an efficient way of storing the excess energy produced by the renewables for later use.
IMF expects $500B revenue loss for Mideast oil exporters
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Oil exporting countries in the Middle East lost a staggering $390 billion in revenue due to lower oil prices last year, and should brace for even deeper losses of around $500 billion this year, the International Monetary Fund said April 25.