Author: Rick Wolfe

  • Germany Sets Yearly Solar Power Record

    With more than two months to go in 2020, the amount of photovoltaic energy produced has already exceeded that in 2019. BERLIN, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — (GTAI) – German energy provider Eon says that since the beginning of the year solar energy facilities have fed some 43 billion kilowatt hours of electricity into the national grid. […]

  • Clean Energy Capitalist Shares Vision of a Green America

    Melink Corporation CEO Releases “Fusion Capitalism” with ForbesBooksThis release is posted on behalf of ForbesBooks (operated by Advantage Media Group under license.) NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Steve Melink, CEO of Melink Corporation, today announced the publication of Fusion Capitalism: A Clean Energy Vision for Conservatives. The book is published with ForbesBooks, the […]

  • Renewable Energy Systems Power Long-Term Growth Potential for Global Battery Demand

    CLEVELAND, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Though representing a relatively small share of total demand, battery storage in solar and wind energy systems is a key growth area in the $106 billion global battery market, with significant long-term growth opportunities expected as the technology takes hold and renewable energy generation expands: Grid-scale energy storage holds particularly […]

  • Reading Wind Facility in Kansas is Operational

    ATLANTA, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, today announced that the 200-megawatt (MW) Reading Wind Facility in Osage and Lyon Counties, Kansas, is now operational. This project, Southern Power’s eleventh wind facility, is the first to be validated as a carbon offset project under […]

  • Deloitte Study: The Great Compression: Implications of COVID-19 for the US Shale Industry

    Second quarter earnings to bring a surge of asset impairments, which could accelerate insolvencies and spur deep industry consolidation in 2020 NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Key takeaways: Fifteen-year U.S. shale boom entering period of “great compression.” Vulnerable shale operators hit hard by COVID-19, and heightening oil price volatility. Looming $300 billion of […]

  • Castleton Commodities International LLC Closes Renewal of $2.4 Billion Credit Facility

    STAMFORD, Conn., June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Castleton Commodities International LLC (“CCI” or “the Company”) announced today the closing of a $2.4 billion committed borrowing base facility (the “Facility”).  The Facility consists of a $750 million 3-year tranche, a $1.15 billion 2-year tranche and a $500 million 364-day tranche.  The Facility also includes a $1.0 […]

  • Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2020 earnings results on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

    Conference call to be held on Aug. 6, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2020 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. The company will hold […]

  • US International Trade Commission Issues Final Determination Confirming No Infringement of Hanwha Q-Cells’ Patent by REC Group

    SAN MATEO, California, June 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — REC Group, an international pioneering solar energy brand with Scandinavian heritage, is pleased to report that on June 3, 2020, the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a Final Determination that REC Group’s products do not infringe the asserted claims of Hanwha Q-Cells’ U.S. Patent 9,893,215 […]

  • EPRI, E.DSO Bring Together Leading U.S. and European Electric Utilities Addressing COVID-19 Challenges and Path Forward

    PALO ALTO, Calif., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and European Distribution System Operators (E.DSO) convened more than 250 European, U.S., and other international electric grid company leaders in panel-led discussions of experiences related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and long-term recovery strategies during a joint webcast on May 27. […]

  • FirstEnergy’s Appliance Recycling Program Set to Return in Pennsylvania

    GREENSBURG, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Customers of FirstEnergy Corp.’s (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and West Penn Power can receive $50 by recycling an old, working refrigerator or freezer when the utilities’ appliance recycling program resumes on June 1. The program had been suspended since March 18 due […]