SEC Stops Solar Farm Scheme/This is Why it Pays to Research Installers/Developers

  “Every great once in a while a bad apple pops up, even in the world of solar power where competition among installers and developers helps keep people honest. That’s the case yesterday when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against MSGI Technology Solutions and its CEO J. Jeremy Barbera. For individual … [Read more…]

AMP Solar Group Inc. and Evolution Solar Inc. to Provide Solar Power in Jordan

  “AMP Solar Group Inc. (“AMP”), as majority partner in a consortium comprising Evolution Solar Inc. (“Evolution”) as the Lead Developer, RAI Energy International, Inc., and Global Energy Consultants LLC, is pleased to announce the execution of a power purchase agreement (“PPA”) for a 20 MWAC solar PV plant in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. … [Read more…]

Florida Power & Light – Think About It

  “I think whats important about combining solar and natural gas is to show that renewable energy and traditional energy can coexist. It’s not a matter of either or we need both. The biggest benefit of having two technologies is ensures we can produce clean electricity whenever our customers need it.”   watch the video … [Read more…]

Wind Turbine Starts Fire Near Tehachapi

  “Night-time fire sparked by a defective wind turbine | Photo courtesy Tehachapi Communities for Responsible Energy Development A large wind turbine burst into flame late Friday night in the mountains above Mojave, causing a small grassfire. The fire took place near the intersection of Oak Creek and Tehachapi Willow Springs roads. The fire was … [Read more…]

BRSA Wind Turbine Project Halted by Union Beach Injunction

  “The New Jersey Superior Court of Appeals issued an injunction Wednesday on behalf of Union Beach, halting construction of the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority’s wind turbine. Conti Group, which has been contracted by the BRSA to build the turbine, must not only stop construction but also begin to demobilize by removing their equipment and … [Read more…]

Article 10 Rulemaking

  “In the Matter of the Rules and Regulations of the Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment, contained in 16 NYCRR, Chapter X, Certification of Major Electric Generating Facilities.”   New York State Department of Public Service Directory of Mater Management Case Number 12-F-0036   Comments from public hearings in 2012 requesting overarching … [Read more…]

How Obama’s Alternative-Energy Programs Became Green Graft

  “When President-elect Obama came to Washington in late 2008, he was outspoken about the need for an economic stimulus to revive a struggling economy. He wanted billions of dollars spent on “shovel-ready projects” to build roads; billions more for developing alternative-energy projects; and additional billions for expanding broadband Internet access and creating a “smart … [Read more…]

Solar, Wind Power Groups Becoming Prominent Washington Lobbying Forces After Years of Relative Obscurity

  “In 1998, the entire alternative energy industry barely even registered as a political player in Washington, spending a mere $2.4 million on lobbying the federal government. Meanwhile, in the same year, the oil and gas, electric utilities and mining industries spent a combined $142 million advancing their own legislative interests. That landscape, however, has … [Read more…]

Mantria Corporation Ponzi scheme

  “The Mantria Corporation Ponzi scheme has been described as the “biggest green energy scam” in United States history.[1] A Federal judge in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s civil case found Mantria had scammed more than $54.5 million “by egregiously, recklessly, knowingly, and shamelessly perpetrating a fraudulent scheme” that used “misrepresentations, omissions, and blatant lies … [Read more…]

SEC Form D: Borrego Solar Systems, Inc

  “Borrego Solar Systems, 1810 Gillespie Way, San Diego, CA 92020 (888) 898-6273 Clarification of Response: Michael Hall of Walnut Creek,CA Arron Hall of San Diego CA Chris Anderson of Peterborough,NH Bonnie Kao of Neihu, Taipei Stan Chan of Arcadia, CA Industry of Use: Energy Conservation Offering: $6,000,000 Finders Fee: $320,000 Issue date: 07-27-2009”   … [Read more…]