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  • Nine solar projects go live in Georgia

    Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced that nine solar projects developed with SolAmerica Energy totaling 14.1 megawatts (MW) have begun commercial operations across central Ge...


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    https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2019/08/nine-solar-projects-go-live-in-georgia.html3451
  • Vistra to shutter 4 Illinois coal plants, totaling over 2,000 MW

    Vistra Energy will shutter four coal plants totaling more than 2,000 MW, in order to comply with changes to the Multi-Pollutant Standard (MPS) rule enacted by the Illinois Pollution Control Board in J...


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    https://www.utilitydive.com/news/vistra-to-shutter-4-illinois-coal-plants-totaling-over-2000-mw/561518/3452
  • Wind energy investment in Mexico: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Tamaulipas

    The governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca opens Phase III of the Tres Mesas Wind Farm. Governor Francisco Javier García Cabeza de Vaca and the CEO of Engiegroup for the Latin American region, Frank...


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    https://www.evwind.es/2019/08/22/wind-energy-investment-in-mexico-vestas-wind-turbines-for-a-wind-farm-in-tamaulipas/685543446
  • State regulators sign off on New York wind farm

    A key New York energy regulator has approved an 101.8-MW wind farm planned in the southwestern section of the state. The Eight Point Wind facility will be built in Steuben County. The New York State B...


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    https://www.power-eng.com/articles/2019/08/state-regulators-sign-off-on-new-york-wind-farm.html#gref3447
  • TVA recognizes the existence of solar in long-term plan

    The company’s new integrated resource plan has solar projections as high as 15 GW by 2038 and storage projections of 5.3 Gw in that same timeframe. However what will get built is still uncertain. Toda...


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    https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2019/08/22/tva-recognizes-the-existence-of-solar-and-then-some-in-new-irp/3449
  • Offshore wind energy represents economic opportunity for California

    As offshore wind activity heats up on the East Coast, there’s also growing interest in developing floating offshore wind projects off the West Coast. While there are currently no federal wind energy l...


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    https://www.evwind.es/2019/08/21/offshore-wind-energy-represents-economic-opportunity-for-california/685383443
  • U.S. regulators gear up for offshore wind project oversight

    For the first time in more than a decade the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has revised its guidelines for assessing the effects of offshore wind projects on commercial shipping, an indication that such proj...


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    https://www.freightwaves.com/news/us-regulators-gear-up-for-offshore-wind-project-oversight3435
  • Renewables to reach 30% of US energy by 2030

    The contribution of renewable power to total installed capacity in the US is expected to double to 30% by 2030 from today, forecasts a GlobalData study. By 2030 cumulative installed renewables capacit...


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    https://renews.biz/54876/renewables-to-reach-30-of-us-energy-by-2030/3438
  • North Carolina energy plan looks to clear remaining regulatory hurdles for solar

    Existing solar power policies in North Carolina will go under review as part of the state’s draft Clean Energy Plan. Published last week, it includes the retirement of 4GW of coal and the proposal of ...


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    https://www.pv-tech.org/news/north-carolina-energy-plan-looks-to-clear-remaining-regulatory-hurdles-for3439

EVENTS

Conferences

ARAB RENEWABLE ENERGY CONGRESS

ARAB RENEWABLE ENERGY CONGRESS

August 27-29, 2019
The Arab countries, both consumers and decision makers are working very hard in adopting RE & energy efficiency (EE) in their energy policies, so the public awareness , technology transfer and know how it very important to reach the energy map target of 10%-20% of the total energy demand from RE...

8th International Conference 2019 Offshore Wind Power Substations

8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019 OFFSHORE WIND POWER SUBSTATIONS

August 27-29, 2019
Offshore Wind Power Substations is a technical event for experts in the wind industry. The goal is to optimise design, construction and operation of offshore substations and converter platforms. By learning from project experience and exploring research and prototypes, we hope to improve designs, si...

WIND TURBINE TOWERS

WIND TURBINE TOWERS

August 27-29, 2019
Wind turbine towers are continuing a trend of growth to meet the needs of rising turbine capacity to further boost energy production. Hub heights need to be increased while cutting down costs for materials at the same time. Advances in Wind Turbine Towers is a technical event for experts in the wind...

THE FULL SPECTRUM SOLAR POWER EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE

THE FULL SPECTRUM SOLAR POWER EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE

September 03-04, 2019
SolarVision will take place concurrently with POWERGEN Asia, Asian Utility Week, DISTRIBUTECH Asia and Energy Capital Leaders, and will be Asia's premier exhibition for the solar industry. The exhi¬bition will focus on the areas of photovoltaics, solar plants, solar thermal technologies, grid infras...

EXTREME SOLAR SYSTEMS IV

EXTREME SOLAR SYSTEMS IV

August 19-23, 2019
This conference, the fourth in a series that began in 2007 (Santorini meeting on Extreme Solar Systems, followed by ExSS II in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in 2011, and ExSS III in Hawaii, in 2015) will cover all aspects of research on exoplanets. It will take place at the Harpa Center in Reykjavik, Icela...

8th International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy

8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION ON CLEAN ENERGY

August 12-14, 2019
The 8th ICCE conference (ICCE2019) takes place in Montreal, Canada. Montreal rates as one of the world’s most livable cities, and was named “Canada’s Cultural Capital” by Monocle Magazine and a UNESCO “City of Design”. ICCE is an annual regular conference since 2012 and has been successfully held ...

B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange

B2B SALES & MARKETING EXCHANGE

August 12-13, 2019
The B2B Sales & Marketing Exchange brings together three complementary events — all specifically aligned with the top priorities of B2B revenue teams. Building on the success of the B2B Marketing Exchange in February, this new event brings together three of the industry’s premier programs focused on...

National Solar Conference

NATIONAL SOLAR CONFERENCE

August 05-09, 2019
Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES), American Solar Energy Society (ASES) For more than four and half decades, ASES has organized and delivered the National Solar Conference. What began as an idea to bring the industry’s brightest together to drive progress and re-imagine the energy economy of...

 

Webinars

AUG 26, 2019 | 12:00 pm
FREE FIRE SERVICE ENERGY STORAGE & SOLAR SAFETY TRAINING
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is excited to offer its newly updated fire service Photovoltaic & Battery Energy Storage Systems Safety Training classroom course to the United States fire service. Recognizing that energy storage and solar systems are rapidly becoming a real...
AUG 27, 2019 | 1:00 PM
EVOLVING MARKET FRAMEWORKS FOR SOLAR PV IN EUROPE AND THE US
Prices for solar energy—both for utility- and small-scale solutions—have fallen rapidly in recent years. European markets played an important role in this development, originally driven by feed-in tariffs (FITs) in Germany and other countries. Recently, most European countries have introdu...
AUG 28, 2019 | 11:00 AM
MODELING SOLAR + STORAGE IN UTAH'S MARKET
Energy storage in Utah is going to soon become a critical component to rooftop solar and a viable option long-term. Storage is now and this webinar will go in depth into modeling solar plus storage and what developers need to have successful and accurate project proposals. Panelists includ...
AUG 28, 2019 | 2:00 PM
NODAL BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
Battery energy storage systems (BESS) have distinct qualities that increase the efficiency of the power grid today. Those qualities include renewable energy smoothing, load shifting, quick ramping capability, energy arbitrage, peaker replacement and capital investment deferral. By offering...
AUG 28, 2019 | 10:00 AM
RENEWABLE HYDROGEN PRODUCTION PLANT DEPLOYMENT ROADMAP
The California Energy Commission will conduct the third and final public webinar with the University of California, Irvine (UCI) Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) to report on the findings and conclusions of the California Renewable Hydrogen Production Plant Deployment Roadmap (Road...
AUG 29, 2019 | 2:00 PM
THE STATE OF CORPORATE SOLAR PROCUREMENT
Join GTM and WoodMackenzie for an overview of trends in solar procurement by corporations and other large energy users. Experts will discuss the most salient trends driving this industry and what corporates and utilities should consider when thinking about renewable procurement. We will re...

FOLLOWING THE WIND TURBINE CONDITION-MONITORING CIRCLE
Sponsored
Data from a Condition Monitoring System in a wind turbine travels to the analyst, then to purchasing and O&M, who then sends it back to the wind turbine with a technician who will perform some action
OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOINT WATER-ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS
Coordinating water-energy efficiency efforts provide a significant opportunity to achieve greater savings for both water and energy utilities. In particular, jointly run end-use water and energy efficiency programs have a huge potential to save energy and water at the home and at the suppl...
TOOLS AND SERVICES FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT
“Tools and Services for energy management”, with crucial information about tools to all those who want to improve ICT energy efficiency in their business.In less than an hour, Jaak Vlasveld (Director of GreenIT Amsterdam) and Rahib Bashroush (Coordinator of Eureca project) - will provide t...
FINANCING RENEWABLE ENERGY: ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF CAPITAL
Financing is a crucial component of any successful renewable energy project, especially during difficult economic times. For many capital intensive technologies in the wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal sectors, innovative project finance techniques make large scale deployment possible. ...
REDUCING WIND ENERGY COSTS THROUGH INNOVATION
The cost of wind energy generation has fallen dramatically since the introduction of commercial wind turbines in the 1980s, largely through innovation and technology development. But in many cases, we have still not reached grid parity, when it can produce electricity at the same price as ...
TRANSFORMATIONAL TRENDS IN THE BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS INDUSTRY
Real-time building energy management or BEM is becoming a reality due to advancements in software control and cloud solutions. The use of IoT and subsequently ‘Internet of Everything’ in buildings will alter the competitive landscape, resulting in in new service models and customer-centric...

RESOURCES

For the first time since the build-out of the US electric power system in the first half of the twentieth century, renewable energy sources surpassed coal in the nation’s monthly electricity generatio...

The Illinois General Assembly, following a series of marathon hearings and sessions, has passed sweeping energy legislation, called the Future Energy Jobs Bill (SB 2814). Once approved by Governor Bru...

If we have any chance of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, we will have to completely embrace renewable energy. The reason why is simple: Renewable energy produces little or no greenhouse ...

Swaths of virgin desert in the U.S. West in recent years have transformed into solar farms, a trend green energy supporters predict will persist even with the election of a president who is making fos...

The Green Climate Fund (G.C.F.) has approved funding to support a proposed Asian Development Bank (A.D.B.) programme that will assist seven Pacific island countries to transition to a renewable energy...

The Netherlands, country of wind mills since its inception, will gradually cut subsidies for renewable energy. Instead, the government will from now on focus on saving energy and capturing carbon.Holl...

Royal Dutch Shell PLC is one of several oil firms attempting to develop wind power amid pressure from shareholders to tap into renewable energy sources as global efforts to limit climate change gain m...

Ohio has some of the country’s best wind resources, but right now the state it letting them lie dormant. That’s unfortunate because, if allowed to proceed, wind power growth in the Buckeye State is re...

The intense bidding is finally over! After a marathon session that spilled into a second day, and 33 rounds of bidding, the winner of the New York offshore wind area lease is Statoil Wind US. The $42....