NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, August 19: OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR; WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO; BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE

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    Monday, August 19, 2013

    QUICK NEWS, August 19: OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR; WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO; BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE

    OBAMA INSTALLS WHITE HOUSE SOLAR White House solar panels being installed this week

    Juliet Eilperin, August 15, 2013 (Washington Post)

    "…[T]he White House began installing solar panels on the First Family’s residence this week…[as] part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building…[O]fficials did not identify the supplier or cost of the project, but…[reported the White House is] installing American-made solar panels…which will help demonstrate that historic buildings can incorporate solar energy and energy efficiency upgrades…[The retrofit] is estimated to pay for itself in energy savings over the next eight years…[and] includes installing updated building controls and variable speed fans…” click here for more

    WIND DEVELOPER FILES FOR IPO Pattern Energy files for IPO

    Andrew Engblom, August 12, 2013 (SNL)

    “Renewable energy developer Pattern Energy Group Inc. has filed with the SEC seeking to raise $345.0 million through an IPO. In its filing, the independent power producer said it owns interests in eight wind power projects in the U.S., Canada and Chile, including six operating projects and two that are under construction…” click here for more

    BIG GROWTH IN ENERGY STORAGE Energy Storage Tracker 3Q13 Global Energy Storage Installations: Market Share Analysis and Project Tracking by World Region, Technology, Application, and Market Segment

    3Q 2013 (Navigant Research)

    "Government investments in energy storage and related areas, such as the smart grid, continue to bear fruit, particularly in the North American and Asian markets. Both the global energy storage project pipeline and the number of deployed projects have grown…This is a critical time for the advanced energy storage industry – in order for the industry to mature and scale up, more systems integrators are needed…This Navigant Research tracker report provides a comprehensive resource of energy storage projects worldwide. It includes a database of 633 projects (encompassing 865 systems) currently in development…"

    click here for more

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