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  • U.S. solar power installation outlook brightens on falling costs

    The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, a...


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    https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/u-s-solar-power-installation-outlook-brightens-on-falling-costs-report/698500073238
  • Renewable energy investment in 2018 hit USD 288.9 billion

    Global investment in renewable energy hit USD 288.9 billion in 2018, with the amount spent on new capacity far exceeding the financial backing for new fossil fuel power, according to new figures publi...


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    https://moderndiplomacy.eu/2019/06/19/renewable-energy-investment-in-2018-hit-usd-288-9-billion/3239
  • Clean Energy Sources Outstrip Coal In The US—Report

    Previously, US coal industry was severely affected by the boom in natural gas at present; it is facing serious pressure due to increase in renewable energy sources. Due to this, most of the American p...


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    http://marketnewsstore.com/976/clean-energy-sources-outstrip-coal-in-the-us-report/3233
  • Floating islands could convert sunlight into energy

    That's what researchers in Switzerland and Norway say they are trying to do. In a study published this month in PNAS, a multidisciplinary scientific journal, a research group is proposing what is esse...


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    https://www.clickondetroit.com/weather/floating-islands-could-convert-sunlight-into-energy3234
  • Investors remain ready to back renewable projects, survey finds

    Sydney headquartered MinterEllison has released a wide-ranging international survey that found that renewable energy investors stand ready to increase their activities in the next two years. Australia...


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    https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2019/06/17/investors-remain-ready-to-back-renewable-projects-survey-finds/3225
  • US-based First Solar in talks to sell 45MW of solar assets in India

    American solar panel maker First Solar is exploring a potential sale of around 45 megawatts (MW) of its solar power assets in India, two people aware of the development said. First Solar is a leading ...


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    https://www.livemint.com/companies/news/us-based-first-solar-in-talks-to-sell-45mw-of-solar-assets-in-india-1560710607707.html3226
  • US looking to harness the ocean winds with British help

    As many American states are making the push to use more renewable energy sources, engineers in one of the country's oldest states are looking "across the pond" for help from British scientists to harn...


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    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-485342823223
  • US Senate introduces Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act

    The bill would create a federal grant programme to assist colleges, universities, state and local governments, unions, and nonprofits in the development of programmes to prepare workers for jobs in of...


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    https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/wind/us-senate-introduces-offshore-wind-jobs-and-201906143224
  • US launches world’s largest renewable energy storage project

    The Advanced Clean Energy Storage (ACES) project launched by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) in central Utah, USA is a significant step taken towards a decarbonised future for a modern power g...


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    https://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/world-s-largest-renewable-energy-storage-project3218

EVENTS

Conferences

Global Energy and Renewable Energy Summit

GLOBAL ENERGY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY SUMMIT

June 20-21, 2019
Global Energy and Renewable Energy Summit provide a platform for researchers/scientists to share and globalize their research work while the participants from industry can promote their products thus felicitating dissemination of knowledge.

EU Sustainable Energy Week

EU SUSTAINABLE ENERGY WEEK

June 17-21, 2019
The Policy Conference is the biggest European conference dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. Sessions organised by the European Commission and energy stakeholders focus on sustainable energy issues, debate new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas. ...

22nd Annual Central American Energy Conference

22ND ANNUAL CENTRAL AMERICAN ENERGY CONFERENCE

June 20-21, 2019
Central America faces serious energy challenges, including dependence on high-priced fuels for power generation. Power reserves are limited, creating risk of shortages. Regional leaders are seeking to diversify the power mix, promote renewable energy, and stabilize prices. Elections in Panama, Guate...

THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY ENERGY FAIR

THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY ENERGY FAIR

June 21-23, 2019
Celebrate the summer solstice at The 30th Anniversary Energy Fair on June 21-23, 2019! Organized by the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, The Energy Fair is the nation’s longest-running event of its kind and brings over 10,000 attendees together to learn about sustainability and clean energy, co...

Community Solar Power Summit

COMMUNITY SOLAR POWER SUMMIT

June 18-19, 2019
The Community Solar Power Summit, produced by the Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) and powered by the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), brings together leading community solar businesses, utilities, non-profits, and policymakers for an ...

INTERSOLAR SUMMIT SPAIN

INTERSOLAR SUMMIT SPAIN

June 18-18, 2019
SolarPower Europe and Spanish Solar Association, UNEF, have teamed up with the Intersolar organizers to shed light on Europe's new solar boom market – Spain. Intersolar Summit Spain takes place in Barcelona on June 18, 2019. We are going to discuss the PV market development in Spain, the chances and...

Solar skin – Unveiling the next building generation

SOLAR SKIN – UNVEILING THE NEXT BUILDING GENERATION

June 18-18, 2019
By 2050, the European economy ambitions to be climate neutral. To cope with the size of the challenge, European Member States will have to accelerate the deployment of renewable energies and foster significant investments in energy efficiency with a particular focus on the building stock, which acco...

Solar Market Parity Italy

SOLAR MARKET PARITY ITALY

June 18-18, 2019
Solar Market Parity Italy will involve high-level decision-makers from around the world. Several opportunities are available to build and promote your brand to a diverse, yet focused group of high level international and local stakeholders including investors, financiers, project developers, EPC’s I...

 

Webinars

JUN 20, 2019
STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS IN OFF-GRID ENERGY ACCESS
Providing access to clean and reliable energy to off-grid populations represents a massive market opportunity within the energy transition. Global energy players have started to take notice and are making strategic investments and partnerships in this rapidly growing sector. In this webina...
JUN 24, 2019
GLOBAL MARKET OUTLOOK FOR SOLAR POWER 2019-2023
SolarPower Europe has just launched its award-winning Global Market Outlook for Solar Power 2019-2023. With comprehensive historical market data, 5-year forecasts for the main global markets, as well as an analysis of the segmentation between rooftop and ground-mounted systems, this report...
JUN 25, 2019 | 12:00 PM
A SOLAR & STORAGE FRIENDLY GRID AWAITS US
Without the grid, modern society comes to a screeching halt. While artificial intelligence, mobile computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to transform the economy and how we work, the grid seems to stand still. Join PV Magazine journalist Christian Roselund and host, Tim Mont...
JUN 25, 2019 | 02:00 PM
IN VEHICLE ELECTRIC POWER MEASUREMENTS
In vehicle testing has been a staple in the automotive world since its inception. As the number of electric vehicles increases, there is a need to understand how the electric powertrain functions in a vehicle. For many years this has been a challenge but the HBM eDrive has unique features ...
JUN 25, 2019
DEVELOPING AND FINANCING WIND ENERGY PROJECTS: CONTRACT PROVISIONS, PROTECTING DEVELOPER AND LANDOWNER INTERESTS
This CLE webinar will provide energy counsel guidance on the legal challenges of financing and building wind energy projects. The panel will discuss a variety of financing options, federal and state regulatory developments and obstacles, negotiating and drafting considerations for leases, ...
JUN 25, 2019
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WIND AND SOLAR WIN ON PRICE?
Due to rapidly declining wind and solar costs, renewables are increasingly becoming the cheapest long-term option for energy supply across the country. How are utilities changing their resource planning to account for these trends? What do regulators need to know to oversee a more renewabl...

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

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....

The Polar Vortex in 2014 revealed issues with over-reliance on natural gas and under-appreciation of wind and customer demand response. The Union of Concerned Scientists is pushing to correct mistake...