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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Newer farmers may qualify for grants for poultry disposal freezers

(Click twice for larger image) Sussex County poultry growers who qualify for a grant can get on-farm freezer collection units for free. More than $1 million in funding assistance and discounts is now available through a...

Allen Harim breaks ground on multi-million dollar solar project in Harbeson

Allen Harim broke ground Monday on a multi-million dollar solar project Monday on a six-acre tract near its Harbeson, DE,  processing facility. “This project is in line with our strategic goals of environmental sustainability moving...

Bloom falls far short of employment targets

  BloomEnergy / Foter.com / CC BYClick here for copy of letter As expected, Bloom Energy’s annual  report to the Delaware Economic Development Office showed total employment  running well below projections. However, the fuel cell maker did...

Bloom Energy secrecy fuels ongoing criticism

Doug Rainey for WHYY Newsworks Click here for the full essay. Last week, Bloom Energy and Exelon announced an agreement to develop 40 megawatts of fuel cell capacity. The project will include an impressive 170 installations...

Texas start-up partners with Bloom Energy on data center technology

Texas start-up Vapor IO, has launched a partnership with Bloom Energy  that aims to  decrease cost and increase the efficiency. Bloom operates a manufacturing site in Newark, at the University of Delaware STAR campus. "At Vapor IO,...

Bloom remains mum on new fuel cell details following briefing with News...

BloomEnergy / Foter / CC BYBloom Energy has quietly  unveiled an upgrade to its fuel cell system that is said to produce  twice as much power  in the same size  package. The technology was discussed in...

UD vehicle-to-grid research gets more federal funding

The US   Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced  five new partnerships that will award up to $6.5 million in federal funds to technical teams throughout the country. The cost-shared projects with industry, universities,...

DNREC secretary extends closing deadline for composting site

DNREC Secretary David Small has issued a Conciliation Order  to Peninsula Compost Company, LLC that extends the closing  deadline of Peninsula’s Wilmington facility by three months to June 30. The DNREC order – agreed to by Peninsula Compost...

IKEA to add Bloom box at California store

infomatique / Foter / CC BY-SAIKEA announced plans to install a fuel cell system manufactured by Bloom Energy at its location in Emeryville, CA – one of two San Francisco-area stores for the Swedish...

Wilmington ranks fifth in solar energy capacity

Wilmington again has been named one of the nation’s “Solar Stars,” a ranking of top cities in the U.S. for solar energy. In the report, Shining Cities – Harnessing the Benefits of Solar Energy in...