Case Studies

  • Jun 17, 2010 | Sierra Piedmont
    Recently, Sierra Piedmont was retained to perform a comprehensive environmental compliance (EC) audit at an Atlanta-area electrical utility. The Director of Loss Prevention (DLP) had recently assumed responsibility for his utility’s EC and he wanted to better understand his EC situation. In...
  • Oct 19, 2009 | Northern Power

    Located near the ocean, Porters Lake is a windy seaside hamlet that boasts a lake that is home to boating and fishing enthusiasts. It was an ideal first site for Loblaw to implement wind power with a turbine that was designed to fit neatly into community landscapes. With its low height...

  • Aug 31, 2009 | Harris Group Inc.

    Harris Group has performed as both Owner’s Engineer and Design Engineer for the addition of biomass fuelled steam generation units at the existing power generation and district heating plants in the cities of Hibbing and Virginia, in northern Minnesota.

  • Aug 24, 2009 | Leonardo ENERGY

    Nowadays, most European governments are well aware of the potential of wind energy. From 1980 to 2000, the awareness of wind energy was mainly concentrated in Denmark and Germany where a large number of wind turbines were manufactured and installed. Germany still leads in terms of annually...

  • Aug 04, 2009 | Siemens

    Project: The Waste and Energy Company of Amsterdam (Afval Energie Bedrijf / AEB) is an independent undertaking that belongs to Amsterdam City Council. The company produces sustainable electricity, heat, metals and building materials, thereby creating value from waste. For the better part of...

  • Jul 13, 2009 | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

    This report uses a cash flow model to analyze the economic value of EPAct 2005's new and expanded federal PV tax credits under a variety of situations, including: whether the system is for residential or commercial use; system size; the tax status of the system owner; whether or not the IRS...

  • Jul 06, 2009 | Western GeoPower Corp.

    The South Meager project in British Columbia is the most advanced geothermal project in Canada; and the only geothermal lease in Canada for the production of electricity. The geological setting is comparable to the successful Coso field (270 Megawatts) in California operated by Caithness LLC...

  • Jun 29, 2009 | Coneg Policy Research Center

    North Country Hospital in Newport, Vermont is a small acute care facility that serves 22 communities in two counties in Northeastern Vermont. It is typical of rural general hospitals across America, with 25 beds for inpatient care, an emergency room, a dialysis unit and critical outpatient...

  • Jun 22, 2009 | Leonardo ENERGY

    This Application Note presents a case study for the development of a small wind farm. It discusses each of the four phases of a wind project in detail.

  • Jun 16, 2009 | SolarCraft

    Sterling Vineyards’ 72 kW solar electric system in the Napa Valley was both designed and installed by SolarCraft. Sterling’s famed aerial tram is now powered by the sun. The aerial tram at Sterling is the only one of its kind in Napa Valley, offering stunning views as visitors ride up to the...