Archive | November, 2012

Promising Wind Power Installations

Posted on 30 November 2012

Garland expects that Pattern Energy will turn to investors for a source of new capital in the next year or two. The company closed an investment totaling $800 million in 2010 with Riverstone Holdings. Riverstone is a private equity firm focused in energy and power. The firm was co-founded in 2000 by Pierre F. Lapeyre and David Leuschen and Riverstone has committed over $19 billion globally to date.

Energy Saving Solutions this Winter

Posted on 30 November 2012

Companies like Energy Education Inc. can help you evaluate your energy usage and take control of your energy costs.

Conserving Energy in the Los Angeles Metro System

Posted on 26 November 2012

Los Angeles adds its name to the growing list of cities searching for creative ways to go green.

The L.A. Metro will now use recycled kinetic energy to power its trains by installing a Wayside Energy Storage Substation (WESS). The concept is relatively simple: save and collect the energy created by breaking and use it while the train accelerates. The project is estimated to cost $3.6 million, and will be overseen by Vycon, a leader in eco-friendly flywheel systems.

Expanding Solar Power for Energy

Posted on 19 November 2012

AES Solar is a joint venture of AES Corporation (based in Arlington, VA) and Riverstone Holdings LLC. The mission of the AES Corporation is to provide energy solutions that are sustainable, safe and reliable in each serving market. The corporation is headed by President and Chief Executive Officer Andre R. Gluski.

Riverstone Holdings LLC is a private equity firm focused in the energy and power sectors. Founded in 2000 by Pierre Lapeyer, Jr. and

Renovations for Energy Efficient Buildings

Posted on 15 November 2012

Retrofits to the Empire State Building are part of a more expansive renovation plan designed by owner Malkin Holdings to combat the building’s aging infrastructure. Malkin Holding’s President Anthony E. Malkin worked with a team of real estate, climate and energy experts to develop several strategies and confirm that the retrofit renovations were an economically sound decision.

California to Host World’s Largest Solar Project

Posted on 12 November 2012

8minutenergy’s partner Arlington, Va.-based AES Solar recently closed on the financing. AES Solar is a joint venture between AES Corp. and Riverstone Holiding LLC. Riverstone is an energy and power-focused PE firm founded by acting Senior Managing Director, David Leuschen.