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Renewable & Traditional Energy Strategies are Converging RENEWABLE & TRADITIONAL ENERGY STRATEGIES ARE CONVERGING

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Jan 16, 2020

The electricity market is converging as renewable power becomes cost competitive with traditional fossil-based generation. This has driven a seismic shift toward sustainable energy— What factors are driving this shift and what can companies expect for the future of energy?

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THE BUSINESS OF STANDALONE GRID-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE THE BUSINESS OF STANDALONE GRID-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE

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Jan 16, 2020

In 1800, Alessandro Volta invented the first battery, which came to be known as the voltaic pile. It was the first device to provide a steady supply of energy. Batteries have come a long way since then. In the 1970s, lithium-ion batteries were commercialized for the first time. Now they are a crucia...

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The Roadrunner solar power plant, the largest in the USA THE ROADRUNNER SOLAR POWER PLANT, THE LARGEST IN THE USA

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Jan 16, 2020

With more than 1.2 million solar panels, the Roadrunner solar park in Upton County, Texas, is the largest solar facility in Enel Green Power’s US portfolio.

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What Is Biomass Energy? Everything You Need to Know… WHAT IS BIOMASS ENERGY? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW…

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Jan 16, 2020

Biomass is the biggest source of renewable energy consumed in the UK – but how much do you know about this power source? With climate change accelerating, our planet is being brought to a dangerous point of no return, making renewable alternatives more important than ever before. Check out our guide...

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The future looks bright for solar energy THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT FOR SOLAR ENERGY

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Jan 16, 2020

Solar energy has come a long way in a decade. Back in 2010, the global market was small and highly dependent on subsidy regimes in countries such as Germany and Italy. This year there will be more than 115 gigawatts (GW) of solar installed across the world, which is more than all other generation te...

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PepsiCo Plans to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity in the U.S. PEPSICO PLANS TO ACHIEVE 100% RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY IN THE U.S.

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Jan 15, 2020

Your favorite snacks and drinks, from Lays to Pepsi and bubly, will soon be made with renewable electricity in the U.S. This year, PepsiCo is transitioning to 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations through a range of plans, joining its operations in 9 other countries.

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Prowling for Solutions to Unleash Renewable Energy PROWLING FOR SOLUTIONS TO UNLEASH RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 15, 2020

Many American states, like countries around the globe, have the will to drive towards renewable energy but are struggling with the way to get there, facing all-too-familiar challenges: a lack of renewable energy storage and saddled with an electricity transmission grid designed for an earlier era. T...

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How Has The Renewable Energy Market Changed In The Last Decade? HOW HAS THE RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET CHANGED IN THE LAST DECADE?

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Jan 15, 2020

In the last decade consumers have become more environmentally conscious causing the renewable energy market to evolve exponentially. So what’s changed? Clean energy is generally recognised as the pathway to a sustainable future for the planet and because of this, over the last decade, the energy in...

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OUR 2020 COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY OUR 2020 COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 14, 2020

We will remain dedicated to promoting exceptional investment opportunities for the benefit of the environment, clients & future generations. The transformation to a lower-energy, lower-consumption society is well underway. Organisations that choose to engage fully now will gain a genuine competitive...

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Whitney Hill and Enel Green Power WHITNEY HILL AND ENEL GREEN POWER'S COMMITMENT TOWARD LOCAL COMMUNITIES

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Jan 14, 2020

Whitney Hill is our solar park in Illinois, USA. Here, our team actively works with the local communities to give shape to new shared value projects, with benefits both for the economy and the inhabitants. Discover the stories of those who have participated in this project.

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The case for green energy’s ascendance with AI and blockchains THE CASE FOR GREEN ENERGY’S ASCENDANCE WITH AI AND BLOCKCHAINS

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Jan 14, 2020

Out of the myriad of failed ICO projects and enterprise blockchain investments, some of the more tangible applications of public blockchains have finally taken shape. Renewable energy and sustainability tech are promising areas. This sector in particular has been overdue for a critical inspection of...

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Three ways your business can benefit from using renewable energy THREE WAYS YOUR BUSINESS CAN BENEFIT FROM USING RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 14, 2020

Three ways your business can benefit from using renewable energy Demand for electric power is increasing and public concerns about the environment are growing. As an SME, there has never been a better time to consider switching to renewable energy sources. As well as reducing greenhouse emissions an...

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Towards 100% renewable energy : Utilities in transistion TOWARDS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY : UTILITIES IN TRANSISTION

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Jan 13, 2020

The IRENA Coalition for Action is an international network with a vision for its members to work together to advance renewable energy in order to drive the global energy transformation in line with the Sustainable Development Goal on energy This white paper has been developed in a joint effort by Me...

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What You Need To Know About Sustainable Transportation WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION

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Jan 13, 2020

The only way to save the planet is to take the road less traveled…literally. With more vehicles clogging up streets and contaminating the air, exacerbated cases of air pollution and travel inefficiency have risen. As a result, the call for sustainable transportation has never been stronger. The tran...

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How is technology changing energy consumption? HOW IS TECHNOLOGY CHANGING ENERGY CONSUMPTION?

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Jan 13, 2020

Developing a circular economy is mandatory given the current state of the environment. How can technology help us with this transition?

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Do solar panels use light or heat to generate electricity? DO SOLAR PANELS USE LIGHT OR HEAT TO GENERATE ELECTRICITY?

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Jan 09, 2020

Confusion over the impact of heat and light in solar power starts with the fact that there are different types of solar power. One type of power, called solar thermal, does use the sun's light to generate heat which can be used for things like household hot water or to generate steam to drive turbin...

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Why Renewable Energy Is the Best Industry to Invest in for 2020 WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY IS THE BEST INDUSTRY TO INVEST IN FOR 2020

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Jan 09, 2020

Renewable energy has been a growing trend both economically and politically over the last little while. With energy consumption expected to grow considerably over the next 30 years, it’s becoming more urgent that the world finds cleaner ways of sourcing its energy. Even now, many argue that the leve...

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Why the shift to renewable? WHY THE SHIFT TO RENEWABLE?

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Jan 09, 2020

This shift to renewables is not purely down to environmental factors, although they are crucial. As well as a drive to decarbonise, the market is increasingly decentralised and there is widespread digital transformation across the industry. These are known as the three Ds driving the energy transiti...

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How Green Are Tesla Electric Cars and How Could They Help the Environment? HOW GREEN ARE TESLA ELECTRIC CARS AND HOW COULD THEY HELP THE ENVIRONMENT?

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Jan 09, 2020

Global greenhouse gas emissions are a considerable concern, and major tech giants around the world are doing all they could to reduce the fossil fuel emissions and eventually decrease the levels of CO2 in the atmosphere, which causes global warming and weather-related catastrophes. When it comes to ...

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Developing Renewable Energy on Contaminated Land DEVELOPING RENEWABLE ENERGY ON CONTAMINATED LAND

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Jan 08, 2020

The U.S. has seen tremendous growth in the siting of renewable energy on reclaimed and remediated properties. From 1997 to 2007 fewer than 10 renewable projects were installed; between 2008 and 2018, there were more than 300. There are obvious benefits – snapping up affordable land in desirable loca...

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Five Things To Consider When Choosing a Solar Company FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A SOLAR COMPANY

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Jan 08, 2020

So, you're interested in going solar? It can seem like a daunting task to choose a company to go with. There are so many companies and system designs to choose from. I am going to share with you 5 things that you must absolutely consider before pulling the trigger on your solar project. When choosi...

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A Clean Fuels Policy for the Midwest A CLEAN FUELS POLICY FOR THE MIDWEST

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Jan 07, 2020

A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, the Great Plains Institute (GPI) is transforming the energy system to benefit the economy and environment. Working across the US, we combine a unique consensus-building approach, expert knowledge, research and analysis, and local action to find and implement la...

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See Why Norman, Oklahoma is Ready for Clean Energy SEE WHY NORMAN, OKLAHOMA IS READY FOR CLEAN ENERGY

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Jan 07, 2020

Soon, the city of Norman, OK will negotiate with their electricity provider, and Norman residents are ready for CleanEnergy. The Sierra Club is the most enduring and influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States. We amplify the power of our 3.5+ million members and supporter...

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SUPER-CHARGE YOUR ENERGY SAVINGS WITH SOLAR+STORAGE SUPER-CHARGE YOUR ENERGY SAVINGS WITH SOLAR+STORAGE

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Jan 07, 2020

Solar energy is a powerful way to reduce electricity overhead expenses for cities, towns and schools. Solar energy plus energy storage is even more powerful. The potential for your organization to save and profit from solar has entered a new dimension with the introduction of solar with energy stora...

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Mainstream MAINSTREAM'S 1.3GW RENEWABLES POWER PLAY IN CHILE

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Jan 06, 2020

See how we will be supplying renewable energy to the equivalent of one in every six Chilean homes by 2022. That’s one of a host of impressive numbers surrounding Andes Renovables, the 1.3GW platform that is 100% owned by Mainstream and fully contracted for 20 years. Together, they all add up to 1: L...

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Solar Power vs. Electricity: What Can You Save? SOLAR POWER VS. ELECTRICITY: WHAT CAN YOU SAVE?

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Jan 05, 2020

When it comes to choosing solar power vs. electricity, many people are skeptical of the benefits compared to an electric heat pump or heating system. However, solar systems have come a long, long way in recent years and now can seriously compete with the more traditional electric methods. Not only w...

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How a solar PV system with battery storage makes your business more resilient HOW A SOLAR PV SYSTEM WITH BATTERY STORAGE MAKES YOUR BUSINESS MORE RESILIENT

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Jan 05, 2020

When you install solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on your property, they leverage your existing assets to capture and convert sunshine into clean power for your business. Going solar drives business performance and efficiency by harnessing a 100% renewable energy source that is consistent and sustaina...

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Xinjiang XINJIANG'S FIRST SOLAR THERMAL POWER STATION OPERATIONAL

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Jan 03, 2020

The first solar thermal power station in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has gone into operation. It adopts a "light-heat-electricity" power generation mode, which can work steadily with lower cost and higher efficiency

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A CHANGING ENERGY MIX REQUIRES NEW BUSINESS MODELS IN POWER GENERATION A CHANGING ENERGY MIX REQUIRES NEW BUSINESS MODELS IN POWER GENERATION

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Jan 03, 2020

A key driver of this change is the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels. The implementation of Taxes and regulations to achieve global environmental goals are making the use of fossil fuels impractical. And consumer demand for green energy is causing suppliers to favor sustainable energy sou...

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How Can Solar Help My Business? HOW CAN SOLAR HELP MY BUSINESS?

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Jan 03, 2020

Are you looking at investing in solar panels for your business? Perhaps you want to save the planet whilst creating a positive reputation for your business? There are so many benefits to having solar panels that businesses aren’t always aware of, so here are the top 3 reasons that you should invest ...

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Vanguard Farm Powered Anaerobic Digester Renewable Energy Facility VANGUARD FARM POWERED ANAEROBIC DIGESTER RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY

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Jan 03, 2020

Vanguard Renewables Farm Powered Anaerobic Digestion facilities are located on farms and produce clean, renewable energy from farm manure-only or through co-digestion of farm manure and food waste. Farms benefit by hosting a digester and from the byproducts of the anaerobic digestion process includi...

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5 Benefits of Using Solar Energy 5 BENEFITS OF USING SOLAR ENERGY

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Jan 03, 2020

The radiation of the sun provides us solar energy which can be converted to heat and electricity. Solar energy is available for free and with technological advancement, we have ways to harness it for our use. It is a renewable form of energy with a number of benefits for mankind. It doesn’t produce ...

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Will our homes all be powered by renewable energy in 2030? WILL OUR HOMES ALL BE POWERED BY RENEWABLE ENERGY IN 2030?

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Jan 02, 2020

We’re rapidly approaching the end of our current decade. As we enter the 2020s, we’re looking to the future; not next year, but to ten years’ time. What will the world be like in 2030? In this piece, we’re thinking about how our energy consumption will change over the next ten years. The UK has big...

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Turning human waste into a renewable-energy source for buildings TURNING HUMAN WASTE INTO A RENEWABLE-ENERGY SOURCE FOR BUILDINGS

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Jan 02, 2020

In our continual search for renewable energy usage in our projects, we mostly look up to the sun and often to the wind. But we don’t often look underground to the renewable resource that is a human by-product—sewage. On average each person in developed communities produces approximately 400 liters (...

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A better way for countries to track their progress on sustainability A BETTER WAY FOR COUNTRIES TO TRACK THEIR PROGRESS ON SUSTAINABILITY

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Jan 01, 2020

How can a country tell that it’s making progress on sustainability? How can it work out, from year to year, whether its environment is improving, along with the economy and well-being? This is incredibly difficult. A successful measure must have at least three characteristics: it needs to be based o...

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Can going solar boost corporate social responsibility and revenue? CAN GOING SOLAR BOOST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND REVENUE?

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Jan 01, 2020

First coined in the 1950s, the term “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) describes how companies should redefine their roles within the communities they serve. Instead of focusing solely on profit-maximization, businesses should work with stakeholders to improve society, often through: In effect,...

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Clean Power Generation CLEAN POWER GENERATION

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Dec 30, 2019

As a critical infrastructure developer, owner, and operator of power generation facilities in North America and Europe, this utility markets a wide range of clean energy products from a portfolio of natural gasfueled, solar, and wind energy generation projects. With over 6,600 MW of utility-scale re...

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What is nuclear power’s role in energy transition? WHAT IS NUCLEAR POWER’S ROLE IN ENERGY TRANSITION?

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Dec 29, 2019

Because nuclear energy does not require the burning of fossil fuels, it does not directly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change — which has led some to say that it could make the energy transition more feasible. Climate change might also pose some risks to the nuclear power busin...

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US businesses are benefiting from an innovative approach to energy US BUSINESSES ARE BENEFITING FROM AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO ENERGY

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Dec 28, 2019

AER Worldwide, an electronic waste recycler, wanted an energy investment that could add value to its property and strengthen its commitment to the environment. We installed a solar energy solution at its headquarters that will generate approximately 361,819 kWh of clean energy per year – saving almo...

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Making 100% Clean Energy Goals a Reality MAKING 100% CLEAN ENERGY GOALS A REALITY

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Dec 28, 2019

Countries, states, cities, utilities and corporations are all setting increasingly ambitious targets for clean energy. There are lots of variations on the theme: 100% renewable energy, 100% clean energy, 100% carbon-free energy. They all require ambition -- and lots of planning. In this episode, th...

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Smart Energy Solutions – Globally Preventing Energy Wastage SMART ENERGY SOLUTIONS – GLOBALLY PREVENTING ENERGY WASTAGE

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Dec 26, 2019

The advent of IoT in the energy sector has enabled the emergence of smart energy solutions that are revolutionizing the complete sector of energy utility. Internet of Things with its advanced features has offered the energy industry the capabilities to optimally manage their assets, monitor the ener...

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Powering the Future with smart solar energy POWERING THE FUTURE WITH SMART SOLAR ENERGY

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Dec 26, 2019

In 2006, SolarEdge revolutionized the solar industry by inventing a better way to collect and manage energy in PV systems. By deploying world-class engineering capabilities and with a relentless focus on innovation, we create smart energy products and solutions that power our lives and drive future ...

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Transforming Headwinds into Wind Energy Success TRANSFORMING HEADWINDS INTO WIND ENERGY SUCCESS

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Dec 26, 2019

At Capital Power, our work is driven by our commitment to deliver Responsible Energy for Tomorrow; from building new greener power generation facilities to optimizing our current operations, we are building a sustainable future for generations to come. We also take pride in delivering on our commit...

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How sustainable businesses reduce their environmental impact HOW SUSTAINABLE BUSINESSES REDUCE THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

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Dec 24, 2019

Sustainable businesses are those that have a good understanding of their future energy requirements and are clear in how this relates to the environment and their wider business strategy. They are implementing renewable energy sources and investing in innovative technologies to drive efficiency in t...

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Why digital transformation means energy innovation WHY DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION MEANS ENERGY INNOVATION

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Dec 24, 2019

The reality of tech-led innovation is it places increased reliance upon energy, which brings new challenges such as rising costs, increased carbon footprint and greater concerns over supply reliability. To become a sustainable, future-focused business, companies are getting innovative with their pla...

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AssetCare for Wind ASSETCARE FOR WIND

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Dec 23, 2019

AssetCare combines wind turbine connectivity with artificial intelligence and analytics to manage wind turbine O&M costs and create opportunities to deliver more production at lower cost. Through innovations such as digital blade inspection, continuous performance assessments based on live analytics...

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How to build a more sustainable energy strategy HOW TO BUILD A MORE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY STRATEGY

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Dec 23, 2019

The corporate world is now more focused on social and environmental responsibility than ever before. That’s the message from our recent Distributed Energy Future Trends survey – giving cause for optimism about a more sustainable future. Two years ago, our research showed that sustainability ranked a...

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14 Alternative Energy Sources That Can Make a Difference 14 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES THAT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Dec 20, 2019

In the energy sector, fossil fuel sources have been the main energy source due to their relatively low price. However, our energy demand is predicted to rise in the future, and we can no longer rely on finite and polluting energy sources. In the last decade, we have seen a positive shift towards exp...

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Wind Farms Fueling Growth in Rural Communities WIND FARMS FUELING GROWTH IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

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Dec 20, 2019

While some economic sectors seem to have bypassed rural America completely, wind energy is a different story. Over 99 percent of America’s wind turbine infrastructure is based in rural communities. These wind farms bring tremendous economic growth to smaller U.S. towns with new jobs, lease income fo...

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How will you help the wind power industry grow? HOW WILL YOU HELP THE WIND POWER INDUSTRY GROW?

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Dec 20, 2019

"How will you innovate, and how will you help renewable energy grow even faster?" As we close a year of rapid growth and BIG achievements, Duncan Berry, LM Wind Power CEO, asks the wind power industry to reflect on how we can innovate and work together to continue this growth. Together, we capture t...

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Solar is the Future! SOLAR IS THE FUTURE!

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Dec 20, 2019

People are shifting from fossil fuels and nuclear energy to the renewable source of energy like the Solar energy. It is reliable, affordable and most importantly it is a clean way to produce electricity without causing any pollution. From 2008 to 2014 residential, commercial and other type of solar ...

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How efficient, sustainable energy innovations could boost your brand HOW EFFICIENT, SUSTAINABLE ENERGY INNOVATIONS COULD BOOST YOUR BRAND

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Dec 20, 2019

In business, it’s often said that reputation is slowly built, but quickly lost. That’s why, as a successful company, it’s vital to take a strategic view of your brand – to avoid the damage that can result from being on the wrong side of fast-moving public debates. Globally, there are few issues bein...

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U.S. cities are leading on sustainability - is your business ready? U.S. CITIES ARE LEADING ON SUSTAINABILITY - IS YOUR BUSINESS READY?

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Dec 20, 2019

Cities across the U.S. are leading the transition to cleaner energy solutions to tackle climate change, improve air quality, and create more resilient and affordable energy infrastructures. Community and business leaders are acting to improve their energy consumption and carbon footprint. They are r...

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Solar heat for cities the sustainable solution for district heating SOLAR HEAT FOR CITIES THE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR DISTRICT HEATING

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Dec 19, 2019

SDH is a large field of solar thermal collectors supplying solar energy to the heat network of a neighbourhood, a village or a town. This field is supplemented by a heating centre, which provides additional energy to meet all the heating needs of connected residential, public or office buildings. Th...

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The changing approach to renewable energy THE CHANGING APPROACH TO RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 19, 2019

The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is well underway and many businesses are responding well. Despite this, the market still faces challenges in the form of feed-in tariffs, power quality problems, planning permission and the threat from cheap imports of renewable technology. Busine...

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THE SHIFT TO CLEAN ENERGY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA THE SHIFT TO CLEAN ENERGY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

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Dec 19, 2019

Southeast Asia is the world’s new economic engine room but faces high risk of getting locked in into coal power high-emissions infrastructure new coal projects must be halted and financial flows must shift into low carbon energy solutions

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Know Your Planet: How do we get our energy system to zero emissions? KNOW YOUR PLANET: HOW DO WE GET OUR ENERGY SYSTEM TO ZERO EMISSIONS?

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Dec 19, 2019

In order to address the climate problem, we have to address the energy problem. Stanford energy scientist Sally Benson explains some of the ways we could get our energy system to zero emissions and what Stanford is doing to spearhead those options.

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What Are Bifacial Solar Panels WHAT ARE BIFACIAL SOLAR PANELS

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Dec 19, 2019

Most of the solar panels you see are monofacial solar panels. Sunlight hits the top face of the panel and it generates electricity. But those aren’t the only kind of solar panel that is out there. There’s another type – bifacial PV panels. With bifacial panels, there’s an extra part of the panel th...

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The renewable energy procurement trend in the US THE RENEWABLE ENERGY PROCUREMENT TREND IN THE US

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Dec 18, 2019

The green energy market is booming across the US, not least because corporates are signing up to renewable energy PPAs. The key to continuing the success of PPAs, is the ability to match this growing demand for green energy to projects that can deliver reliable, cost effective power.

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Increasing our operating capacity in Chile by 84% // Renewable Energy INCREASING OUR OPERATING CAPACITY IN CHILE BY 84% // RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 18, 2019

ACCIONA has put two new renewable energy projects into service in Chile in the last trimester: the San Gabriel wind farm (183 MW) in the region of La Araucanía and the Almeyda photovoltaic plant (62 MWp) in the region of Atacama. This means that the company has increased its operating capacity in th...

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How to Harness Solar Energy for Good and Profit HOW TO HARNESS SOLAR ENERGY FOR GOOD AND PROFIT

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Dec 18, 2019

When you consider the benefits inherent to using solar power -- monetary savings, environmental sustainability and a better reputation -- it’s really no surprise that massive corporations like Amazon and Target have gone all in on installing solar panels. But while business leaders across the board ...

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EIGHT REASONS FOR CANADA TO BUILD A CLEAN ECONOMY NOW EIGHT REASONS FOR CANADA TO BUILD A CLEAN ECONOMY NOW

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Dec 18, 2019

The world is facing unprecedented environmental challenges characterized by climate change, unsustainable resource use, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and waste production. These challenges are further exacerbated by population growth and urbanization. There is a growing global recognition of the...

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The State of Sustainable Business 2019 THE STATE OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS 2019

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Dec 18, 2019

Companies citing Climate Change as a ‘very significant’ sustainability focus jumped dramatically in 2019, increasing 14 percentage points to 52 percent. Climate Change, Ethics and Integrity, and Diversity and Inclusion continue to be the top overall priorities, as they were in 2018.

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Minnesota planning for solar panel recycling MINNESOTA PLANNING FOR SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING

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Dec 17, 2019

Minnesota has installed 1,287 megawatts of solar as of the third quarter of 2019. That’s enough solar to power more than 179,000 homes according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. Clean energy technologies are experiencing rapid growth thanks to increased demand, quickly declining costs and...

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Energy Innovation for the Next Generation ENERGY INNOVATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION

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Dec 17, 2019

Delivering renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.

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Are Electric Vehicles Really Clean And Green? ARE ELECTRIC VEHICLES REALLY CLEAN AND GREEN?

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Dec 17, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs) are at the frontier of next-generation mobility. This so-called magical solution is being widely discussed at global panels with the increasing focus on clean energy and consumption on the global stage. With India’s cities at the verge of asphyxiation sooner or later, governm...

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Should Nuclear Energy be Part of Climate Solutions? SHOULD NUCLEAR ENERGY BE PART OF CLIMATE SOLUTIONS?

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Dec 16, 2019

Renewable sources of energy like solar and wind are relatively uncontroversial among proponents of economic decarbonization to mitigate the climate crisis. Nuclear energy, however, is struggling economically in the face of stiff competition and public safety concerns despite the fact that nuclear pr...

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The Global Energy Shift and the Role of Solar Energy THE GLOBAL ENERGY SHIFT AND THE ROLE OF SOLAR ENERGY

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Dec 15, 2019

Let’s all accept the harsh truths of the world. Fossil fuels are running dry, greenhouse gases are increasing every day and the world isn’t getting any cleaner. While the Greta Thunbergs of the world have drawn considerable attention towards an epidemic that needs immediate attention, it’s time we c...

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The Intelligence in Using Renewable Energy THE INTELLIGENCE IN USING RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 15, 2019

While it is hard to ascertain by when, it is widely acknowledged that fossil fuels are not the future sources to fulfill our energy needs. Renewable energy is emerging as the most reliable alternative for our future, however, despite significant progress in pockets, there are quite a few daunting ch...

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Here’s how an on-grid solar solution can cut down your power costs HERE’S HOW AN ON-GRID SOLAR SOLUTION CAN CUT DOWN YOUR POWER COSTS

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Dec 13, 2019

Solar is a trend that is fast catching up to the masses after recognizing its multiple benefits. Apart from being good for the environment and leaving behind fewer carbon footprints, it also has monetary benefits. However, there are various apprehensions when it comes to going solar. The hesitations...

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Engineering the Next Wave of Wind Energy Technology ENGINEERING THE NEXT WAVE OF WIND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 13, 2019

Engineers at NREL are tackling the challenges that come with reliably integrating wind energy into the grid. From new materials and manufacturing processes to the latest in energy storage, there is still work to be done for this technology to reach its full potential.

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The new energy era’s THE NEW ENERGY ERA’S

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Dec 13, 2019

The world is rapidly shifting to renewable energy technologies. Battery minerals are set to become the new oil, with lithium-ion battery supply chains becoming the new pipelines. The U.S. economy ground to a halt when gas prices soared during the 1973 oil crisis—altering consumer behavior and energy...

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Things to Know Before Jumping into Solar THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE JUMPING INTO SOLAR

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Dec 12, 2019

Home solar may be the energy solution of the future, offering clean, reliable energy without having to depend on power companies and their high energy rates. With new financing options in the works from some companies, getting into solar could soon be easier than ever before. If you like the thought...

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HOW TALENT MANAGEMENT CAN PREPARE YOUR RENEWABLE ENERGY BUSINESS FOR GROWTH HOW TALENT MANAGEMENT CAN PREPARE YOUR RENEWABLE ENERGY BUSINESS FOR GROWTH

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Dec 12, 2019

The boom in renewables is predominantly being driven by businesses across the world. As more and more giant corporations join the fight against climate change, the number of companies that have committed to renewable energy schemes and made pledges such as by joining companies on The Climate Group’s...

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The Future of Solar Power and Battery Storage THE FUTURE OF SOLAR POWER AND BATTERY STORAGE

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Dec 12, 2019

Solar power is growing rapidly and the technology behind it is advancing steadily. Battery storage will take the field of solar into the future and help it make the next leap forward. However, standards are needed to ensure safety and reliability.

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100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR COSTA RICA 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR COSTA RICA

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Dec 11, 2019

The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) was established by the University of Technology Sydney in 1996 to work with industry, government, and the community to develop sustainable futures through research and consultancy. Our mission is to create change towards establishing sustainable futures th...

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What Is The Best Way To Talk About Transitions To Clean Energy Systems? WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO TALK ABOUT TRANSITIONS TO CLEAN ENERGY SYSTEMS?

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Dec 11, 2019

What’s the best way to talk about transitions to clean energy systems? Governing Green Power’s third annual conference included a panel composed of three panelists from the U.S. Mainland (Severin Borenstein, U.C. Berkeley; Jim Lazar, Regulatory Assistance Project; and David Spence, University of Te...

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1 Million Solar Homes in California 1 MILLION SOLAR HOMES IN CALIFORNIA

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Dec 11, 2019

In 2019, California reached one million solar roofs! Thanks to these one million clean energy systems, California has avoided 22 million tons of CO2, 16,000 tons of smog-forming pollutants, and over 350 billion cubic feet of natural gas to date. California’s one million solar roofs create more than ...

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How To Make Your Business More Sustainable HOW TO MAKE YOUR BUSINESS MORE SUSTAINABLE

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Dec 11, 2019

In today’s world, “sustainability” in business is no longer an option. To preserve the planet as we know it and prevent further damage, it is integral that individuals and companies come together to develop and support ecologically responsible businesses. These numbers may not mean much to you — but...

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Creating a flexible power system to ensure EU’s renewable ambition CREATING A FLEXIBLE POWER SYSTEM TO ENSURE EU’S RENEWABLE AMBITION

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Dec 10, 2019

Renewable sources of energy meet 30% of electricity needs. The binding renewable energy target for the EU by 2030 is to deliver at least 50% of its electricity consumption from renewable sources of electricity.

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Three Ways AI Is Creating Smarter Energy Operations THREE WAYS AI IS CREATING SMARTER ENERGY OPERATIONS

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Dec 10, 2019

To turn data into insights that can improve productivity and cut costs, energy players — from startup renewables companies to major utility giants — are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the accessibility and efficiency of the energy market. The use of AI in energy operations has pi...

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Tesla Solar: Is the Version 3 Roof Really Superior? TESLA SOLAR: IS THE VERSION 3 ROOF REALLY SUPERIOR?

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Dec 10, 2019

Elon Musk delivered his year-end priorities to Tesla (TSLA) employees last week. One of the priorities was to increase the company’s solar deployments. Whether or not Musk made 2019 the Year of Solar is debatable. But with Tesla’s Solar Roof Version 3, the company made some notable developments on t...

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The Whitney Hill wind project brings economic development opportunities to Logan County THE WHITNEY HILL WIND PROJECT BRINGS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO LOGAN COUNTY

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Dec 10, 2019

Logan County, Illinois is home of unique and historical communities that are being revitalized also thanks to the economic opportunities that bring wind projects like Enel Green Power’s Whitney Hill Wind Farm. Bill Thomas, Economic Development Director of the county tells more.

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Here’s where Tesla is planning Solarglass roof tile installations HERE’S WHERE TESLA IS PLANNING SOLARGLASS ROOF TILE INSTALLATIONS

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Dec 10, 2019

Tesla launched version 3 of its Solar Roof tiles, and it saw a significant price decrease through optimization and faster installation. We posted a Tesla Solar Roof V3 real quote comparison sowing the price dropped by 40%. CEO Elon Musk guided for a fast ramp-up of production and installations for t...

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Renewable Energy is a Multi-Industry Effort RENEWABLE ENERGY IS A MULTI-INDUSTRY EFFORT

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Dec 09, 2019

There’s a lot to love about renewables. From being a low-cost source of electricity generation to a smart business venture, renewable energy has a lot to offer. As wind energy hits the 100 gigawatt (GW) mark, and with more megawatts (MW) in the pipeline, clean energy capacity will continue to increa...

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More Wind Power, Renewables Needed to Fight Climate Change MORE WIND POWER, RENEWABLES NEEDED TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

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Dec 09, 2019

As world governments continue climate talks in Madrid, experts say they must sharply increase renewable energy production to meet emissions cutting goals under the Paris agreement. Green energies like wind and solar power are growing rapidly, but not fast enough.

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Elon Musk revives his plan to power the United States entirely on solar ELON MUSK REVIVES HIS PLAN TO POWER THE UNITED STATES ENTIRELY ON SOLAR

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Dec 09, 2019

The Tesla CEO, whose company provides solar panel solutions like the Solar Roof, shared a video via Twitter on Saturday of the electricity-generating tiles taking a beating from a hammer. One fan responded to Musk’s video with a 2011 quote from Bill Gates, who described solar and similar technologie...

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Is This The Only Way To Make Nuclear Energy Work? IS THIS THE ONLY WAY TO MAKE NUCLEAR ENERGY WORK?

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Dec 09, 2019

The need for efficient, affordable, and scalable alternatives to traditional fossil fuels is more pressing than ever. While clean energy alternatives are already existent and abundant, however, there has been a serious lack of investment and any serious sea change towards decarbonizing the global ec...

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PROTECTING YOUR IP IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR PROTECTING YOUR IP IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

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Dec 09, 2019

Green Technologies can benefit from special mechanisms that expedite the processing of applications. This means less time to obtain the patent and the opportunity to start selling/licensing your technology sooner. Obtain an exclusive right to exclude your competitors from commercially exploiting you...

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Lyft Commits to Full Carbon Neutrality and 100% Renewable Energy LYFT COMMITS TO FULL CARBON NEUTRALITY AND 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 09, 2019

Earlier this year we announced our Green Cities Initiative, a new business unit dedicating significant resources to tackling climate change. As Lyft continues to grow, we have an increasing responsibility to commit additional resources towards our values in order to maximize the positive impact of t...

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How Solar Energy Is Beneficial? HOW SOLAR ENERGY IS BENEFICIAL?

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Dec 06, 2019

When Did We Start Moving Towards Solar Energy? Energy is the property of an object to do some work. As we all know the principle, “Energy can neither be created nor be destroyed, but it can be converted into its other forms”. Nowadays many countries of the world are facing the energy crisis. The fue...

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Virginia Businesses Can Select 100% Renewable Energy with Supplier of Choice VIRGINIA BUSINESSES CAN SELECT 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY WITH SUPPLIER OF CHOICE

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Dec 05, 2019

Renewable energy seems to be on everyone’s mind, but until recently, Virginia customers located in Dominion utility territory were unable to select renewable electricity supply due to uncertain state rules and a lack of a renewable energy tariff offered by the local utility. A recent ruling by the V...

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Council Goal Of 100% Renewable Energy May Be Attainable COUNCIL GOAL OF 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY MAY BE ATTAINABLE

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Dec 04, 2019

The goal is to transition the operations of the City of Greensboro to 100 percent renewable energy by 2040, but according to the resolution passed by the City Council on Tuesday, Dec. 3, the city could make a huge step toward reaching that goal before the end of the year. The resolution states, “Ach...

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AI, Machine Learning and Renewable Energy AI, MACHINE LEARNING AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 03, 2019

Artificial intelligence, energy or biosciences it’s telling that those were the three fields that Bill Gates advised college graduates to enter into when asked in May 2017. His opinion lends credence to the assumption made in this article, namely that renewable energy, artificial intelligence (AI) a...

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Cyber-security measures must keep pace with increasing role of renewables CYBER-SECURITY MEASURES MUST KEEP PACE WITH INCREASING ROLE OF RENEWABLES

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Dec 03, 2019

Internet connectivity is helping to make renewables more efficient and increasing their contribution to energy demand, but also increases their vulnerability to malicious attacks. How should operators respond? As the world becomes more conscious about reducing its environmental footprint, there has ...

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San Diego Leads the Way in Solar Energy Production | Semper Solaris SAN DIEGO LEADS THE WAY IN SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTION | SEMPER SOLARIS

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Dec 02, 2019

If you're looking for the best solar contractor in San Diego, then you've come to the right place. Semper Solaris leads the way in San Diego solar installations as well as quality and service. With Semper Solaris, you'll get the best craftsmanship and a 25-year manufacturer's warranty on your solar ...

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Why clean energy isn’t enough to tackle climate change WHY CLEAN ENERGY ISN’T ENOUGH TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

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Dec 02, 2019

Forget renewable energy for a moment. To really fight climate change, the world needs to focus far more on cutting its use of oil, natural gas and coal. This is the biggest upshot of a new climate-change simulator the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and think tank Climate Interactive will unve...

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The Bright Future of Solar Power THE BRIGHT FUTURE OF SOLAR POWER

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Dec 02, 2019

Our biggest source of energy, the Sun emits enough energy to completely satisfy the entire human demand for energy for over two hours! In the past few years, we’ve seen a steady rise in the deployment of large-scale solar power operations, with installations over the next few years set to reach a re...

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Is the world ready to end the coal era and embrace clean energy? IS THE WORLD READY TO END THE COAL ERA AND EMBRACE CLEAN ENERGY?

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Dec 01, 2019

Access to electricity has transformed the world, helping countries to develop their economies, and lifting millions out of poverty. However, this success has come at a great cost: the energy sector, heavily reliant on fossil fuels, is responsible for some 40 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissio...

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3 Game Changing Electric Vehicle Technologies 3 GAME CHANGING ELECTRIC VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES

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Dec 01, 2019

Millions of electric cars are to hit the market next year as every self-respecting carmaker submits its lineup of plug-in vehicles for the environmentally conscious. Sales forecasts for these electric gems vary but tend to be generally optimistic, so carmakers’ hopes run high. There is just one smal...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY OPTIONS FORINDUSTRIAL PROCESS HEAT RENEWABLE ENERGY OPTIONS FORINDUSTRIAL PROCESS HEAT

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Nov 29, 2019

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to determine the potential opportunity for integrating renewable energy into industrial process heat applications in Australia. This report documents the analysis undertaken by ITP in conjunction with Pitt&Sherry, the Institute for Sustainable Futures, Sust...

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Smart Consumers in the Internet of Energy: Flexibility Markets & Services from Distributed Energy Resources SMART CONSUMERS IN THE INTERNET OF ENERGY: FLEXIBILITY MARKETS & SERVICES FROM DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES

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Nov 28, 2019

In light of new EU market rules adopted as part of the Clean Energy Package, responsive and energy-efficient consumers are likely to play a crucial role in the challenging transition to a low carbon energy system. This is especially true for smart consumers who have access to distributed energy reso...

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Wind Energy Is on the Rise in the Great Plains WIND ENERGY IS ON THE RISE IN THE GREAT PLAINS

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Nov 28, 2019

Wind whipping across the Great Plains can generate a lot of electricity. But transporting that electricity from remote areas to cities and towns can be a big task. "It's not something that can be solved on an individual state basis or an individual company basis," said Nick Brown, CEO of Southwest P...

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Why the Tesla Battery Isn WHY THE TESLA BATTERY ISN'T A RENEWABLE ENERGY GAMECHANGER

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Nov 28, 2019

Elon Musk announced that Tesla would be releasing a battery to help solar users store their excess solar energy, giving them access to energy on demand. It's being hailed as revolutionary technology that's going to change the face of renewables. Unfortunately, once you push past the hype, this techn...

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Net billing, an innovation for the energy transition NET BILLING, AN INNOVATION FOR THE ENERGY TRANSITION

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Nov 27, 2019

Net billing is an innovation helping drive the energy transition, by incentivising prosumers to better interact with the grid and ultimately allowing greater renewable energy integration.

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Renewable Energy: The Future Of Energy RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE FUTURE OF ENERGY

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Nov 27, 2019

Renewable energy relies on sources that you can find naturally. In other words, energy sources that are found in the air, in sunlight or anywhere on earth such as in oceans or deep underground can all be considered as renewable energy sources. Renewable energy is energy that can never run out. Susta...

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6 EXCITING SOLAR ENERGY PROJECTS SHAPING THE FUTURE 6 EXCITING SOLAR ENERGY PROJECTS SHAPING THE FUTURE

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Nov 27, 2019

Take a look at the map below to see some of the exciting projects taking place around the world that are sure to shape the future of energy. Auto manufacturers in the U.S. are experimenting with the reality of solar powered vehicles. Advancement here could reduce the 1,559 million metric tons of C02...

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Transferring knowledge from oil and gas and unlocking a new era of growth for renewable energy TRANSFERRING KNOWLEDGE FROM OIL AND GAS AND UNLOCKING A NEW ERA OF GROWTH FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Nov 27, 2019

The renewable energy landscape is changing. The global challenge of climate change, and the need for a secure supply of energy, means renewables are set to play an important part in the energy systems of the future. Renewable energy projects are also becoming increasingly affordable, which has led t...

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FUTURE OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC FUTURE OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC

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Nov 26, 2019

The decarbonisation of the energy sector and the reduction of carbon emissions to limit climate change are at the heart of the international renewable energy agency (IRENA) energy transformation roadmaps. These roadmaps examine and provide an ambitious, yet technically and economically feasible, pat...

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How to deploy 450 GW offshore wind by 2050 HOW TO DEPLOY 450 GW OFFSHORE WIND BY 2050

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Nov 26, 2019

Offshore wind energy is at the core of how Europe can go carbon-neutral. The European Commission has big goals for offshore wind: between 230 and 450 GW by 2050. Reaching 450 GW is part of a Commission scenario to deliver climate neutrality by 2050. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA)...

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Is Nuclear Energy The Best Green Energy Source Yet? IS NUCLEAR ENERGY THE BEST GREEN ENERGY SOURCE YET?

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Nov 26, 2019

The world is making the shift towards green energy, with all power plants operating on coal set to be phased out gradually before 2050. Low greenhouse emissions and minimal environmental pollution are vital to making an energy source ‘green.’ This article explores the use of nuclear power as a sourc...

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The World Is Getting Windier And Renewables Will Benefit THE WORLD IS GETTING WINDIER AND RENEWABLES WILL BENEFIT

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Nov 26, 2019

Renewable energy just got some major investment tailwinds--quite literally. In fact, the biggest breakthrough in wind power generation right now isn’t technological--it’s natural, and it costs nothing. For three decades, from about 1980 until 2010, wind speeds around the world were slowing down. No...

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Advancing Geothermal Research with Impact Analysis ADVANCING GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH WITH IMPACT ANALYSIS

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Nov 25, 2019

NREL's geothermal impact analysis and research focuses on potential geothermal growth scenarios, jobs and economic impacts, clean energy manufacturing, marketing and policy analysis, and life cycle assessments

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Why Don’t Climate Change Alarmists Promote Nuclear Power? WHY DON’T CLIMATE CHANGE ALARMISTS PROMOTE NUCLEAR POWER?

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Nov 25, 2019

If we need to take action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, there is no surer way to do it than to build nuclear power plants. According to the EPA, electricity generation and transportation account for 57 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Assuming that most transportation emissions are fro...

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BMW signs partnership to feed more renewable energy in California grid BMW SIGNS PARTNERSHIP TO FEED MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CALIFORNIA GRID

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Nov 25, 2019

Developing truly green cars is a holistic process. In order to make sure cars have the smallest CO2 footprint possible, manufacturers should look not only at the tailpipe emissions but also at the production process and the energy that goes into the batteries of EVs. BMW just announced a new partner...

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How Exactly Does Nuclear Power Work? HOW EXACTLY DOES NUCLEAR POWER WORK?

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Nov 24, 2019

Nuclear power was once seen as the solution to unlimited power. But how does it work and why has it fallen out of favor? With all the controversy around nuclear power plants, there is no doubt that they are an amazing technological feat. But how exactly do they work? Here we take a brief tour around...

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WHY SOLAR POWER IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR ? WHY SOLAR POWER IS THE NEED OF THE HOUR ?

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Nov 23, 2019

With the increase in demand for electric power, significant rise in the prices of oil and growing concern for the environment, people now are adopting an alternative source of energy. Among the renewable sources, solar energy is a very sustainable and cost effective choice. Solar power is a 100% cle...

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Do You Really Save Money With Solar Panels? DO YOU REALLY SAVE MONEY WITH SOLAR PANELS?

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Nov 22, 2019

You have probably heard all the hype about solar power – not only is it better for the environment but it can seriously cut down your utility bills. But is this really the case? It may seem too good to be true, but with one of the best energy providers you can be saving thousands of dollars by using...

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driving the energy revolution DRIVING THE ENERGY REVOLUTION

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Nov 22, 2019

Energy sector is reinventing itself. Renewable energy and intelligent management of plants have changed the rules of the game. The question is: how can we change together?

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How Solar Power plants are cheaper than coal-fired power plants HOW SOLAR POWER PLANTS ARE CHEAPER THAN COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS

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Nov 21, 2019

In terms of environmental effect, solar power is the most positive resource when compared to fossil fuels like coal. In terms of steadfast application, coal-fired power plants have some benefits. However, the eventual way to evaluate solar energy to fossil fuels is by cost-effectiveness, where solar...

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SOLAR PROJECTS SHAPING THE INDUSTRY SOLAR PROJECTS SHAPING THE INDUSTRY

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Nov 21, 2019

Solar is just 1.6 percent of US energy generation, but it’s on a steep and steady upward growth curve along with other forms of renewable energy. There were a million solar installations in the United States in 2016, and analysts project four million by 2023.

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Renewables are not making electricity any more expensive RENEWABLES ARE NOT MAKING ELECTRICITY ANY MORE EXPENSIVE

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Nov 21, 2019

One of the arguments that has constantly been raised against doing something about climate change is that it will be expensive. At the extreme end of the spectrum, there have been terrible warnings about the drop in living standards due to the dizzying rise in electricity prices. The dizzying cost o...

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Is renewable energy sources able to meet 100% of our energy demand by 2050? IS RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES ABLE TO MEET 100% OF OUR ENERGY DEMAND BY 2050?

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Nov 20, 2019

Only renewable energy sources are not able meeting 100% of our energy demand by 2050 - John Gorman - Chair and CEO of Canadian Nuclear Society with 20 years of experience in solar industry

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Utility-Scale Solar Set to Eclipse Onsite Installations in US Corporate Market UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR SET TO ECLIPSE ONSITE INSTALLATIONS IN US CORPORATE MARKET

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Nov 20, 2019

Starting next year, offsite corporate deals are expected to become the largest source of business-led solar procurement in the United States. Procurement from offsite solar power-purchase agreements is expected to triple between 2019 and 2020, and will remain the largest source of business-led solar...

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How Salesforce, Google, others use tech as a ‘force multiplier’ in sustainability innovation HOW SALESFORCE, GOOGLE, OTHERS USE TECH AS A ‘FORCE MULTIPLIER’ IN SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION

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Nov 20, 2019

There is no shortage of technology companies in Silicon Valley and beyond claiming to be "making the world a better place," but too few are doing enough to address the world’s pressing environmental, social and governance (ESG) challenges. Yet, it’s encouraging to see a growing number of firms recog...

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World Energy Markets Observatory WORLD ENERGY MARKETS OBSERVATORY

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Nov 20, 2019

A growing world economy is driving energy consumption Fossil fuels still dominate much of the worldwide energy mix, hampering transition efforts Global emissions continue to rise despite significant reductions in EU Renewables are the fastest growing energy source, but momentum has dipped—threatenin...

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Utilising the full potential of Italy UTILISING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF ITALY'S RENEWABLE ENERGY FUTURE

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Nov 20, 2019

In the National Energy and Climate Plan, NECP, Italy sets forward its roadmap how to meet the energy and climate targets set by the EU. Achieving these targets requires actions of all sectors in the society, increasing renewable energy in transport, heating, electricity etc. These targets include am...

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Why can’t the wind support communities? WHY CAN’T THE WIND SUPPORT COMMUNITIES?

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Nov 19, 2019

Discover how important local community support was in getting the Allt Dearg wind farm off the ground, and the benefits to all because of how windy it is on-site.

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4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy 4 EMERGING WAYS TO PAIR ELECTRIC VEHICLES AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Nov 19, 2019

Austin Energy has developed a network charging program, called the Plug-in EVerywhere Network, that allows customers to source 100% of their charging electricity from wind --- for $4.17 a month, customers have unlimited access to more than 800 charging stations within the city's network. Approximate...

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Who Will Fund the Renewables Boom of the Next 15 Years? WHO WILL FUND THE RENEWABLES BOOM OF THE NEXT 15 YEARS?

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Nov 19, 2019

How much capital for renewables is likely to be deployed going forward, and where will it come from? Wood Mackenzie estimates that the combined global capex spend on wind and solar projects will range from around $165 billion to $190 billion a year between 2020 and 2035. That calculation is based on...

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Revamping, Repowering and Increasing Solar Plant Performance REVAMPING, REPOWERING AND INCREASING SOLAR PLANT PERFORMANCE

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Nov 18, 2019

Revamping and Repowering would certainly make the ballot. According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, solar plants older than 10 years will make up more than 10% of cumulative installed global capacity by 2022. The concept of revamping and repowering can be applied to increase the performance of...

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High Lonesome: a story of the construction of the Enel Green Power wind farm in Texas HIGH LONESOME: A STORY OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ENEL GREEN POWER WIND FARM IN TEXAS

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Nov 18, 2019

Enel Green Power recalls the stages of the largest wind farm, High Lonesome, under construction in the United States. The plant's 164 turbines will be built in Texas and will start operating by the end of 2019, writing a new chapter for the country's energy. It is a great example of how, thanks to t...

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Clean energy gets greener as battery technology gets better CLEAN ENERGY GETS GREENER AS BATTERY TECHNOLOGY GETS BETTER

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Nov 18, 2019

Blackouts could be a thing of the past as battery technology improves. This is also essential in making green energy resilient. This year, as Pacific Gas & Electric has cut power to millions of people in an effort to prevent wildfires for individual homes and communities. But if more batteries were ...

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Is renewable energy too weather-dependent? IS RENEWABLE ENERGY TOO WEATHER-DEPENDENT?

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Nov 18, 2019

Fossil-fueled power plants cause pollution and climate problems, true enough, but they are generally a reliable source of energy generation on a large scale. One of the most productive steps in slowing climate change that we and the rest of the world must take would be to wean ourselves from our dep...

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Can we transition to renewables without tradeoffs? CAN WE TRANSITION TO RENEWABLES WITHOUT TRADEOFFS?

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Nov 18, 2019

Sustainable energy futures are a complex riddle. There are many ways to get there but each has its winners and losers, promises and risks. The “Big Green Deal” scenario suggests active international collaboration for implementing the Paris Agreement. Fossil fuel divestment would skyrocket and renew...

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SUNRISE releases its technological roadmap to a clean energy EU SUNRISE RELEASES ITS TECHNOLOGICAL ROADMAP TO A CLEAN ENERGY EU

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Nov 15, 2019

We are thrilled to present our freshly released technological roadmap! The SUNRISE technological roadmap is the result of the integrated knowledge of a broad group of scientists across Europe and a key step to engage the whole community towards building a climate neutral EU.

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THE END OF THE PETROLEUM AGE? THE END OF THE PETROLEUM AGE?

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Nov 15, 2019

The Energy Return on Capital Invested for renewables is up to seven times greater than that for oil at current market prices. Oil would only be competitive with renewable energy at a price below USD 10/barrel. The economics of new wind and solar projects have profound implications for energy valuati...

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Energy Company Obligations: Examples of delivering energy efficiency in Buildings and future trends ENERGY COMPANY OBLIGATIONS: EXAMPLES OF DELIVERING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS AND FUTURE TRENDS

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Nov 15, 2019

Today more than ever, there is an urgent need to scale up progress with energy efficiency. Energy efficiency is one of the pillars of a climate mitigation strategy1. It is also a critical element to meeting the global Sustainable Development Goals and to ensuring a cost-effective transition to a rel...

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Can Tesla Solar Emulate Model 3’s Success? CAN TESLA SOLAR EMULATE MODEL 3’S SUCCESS?

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Nov 14, 2019

Elon Musk’s focus on Tesla (TSLA) Model 3 was remarkable in the last few years. The relatively cheaper Tesla version had record sales this year. Now, Musk has shifted his focus to the company’s solar segment. He emphasized Tesla Solar during the third-quarter earnings conference call. Although Tesla...

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How to Protect Solar Panels from Environmental Damage HOW TO PROTECT SOLAR PANELS FROM ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE

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Nov 14, 2019

Solar panels are durable and energy-saving, and they offer clean alternatives to coal power. Residents and businesses alike use them to knock down energy bills and reduce fossil fuel usage — a win for your pockets and the environment. As with any new equipment, they require regular maintenance to ke...

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How Long Will It Take to Replace Fossil Fuels With Renewable Sources of Energy? HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO REPLACE FOSSIL FUELS WITH RENEWABLE SOURCES OF ENERGY?

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Nov 14, 2019

Some people think cost is the primary reason societies are switching to renewables. According to one study, renewable energy already out-competes oil. While coal is cheaper, technological advances and emission pricing schemes may boost solar, wind power and the like to the top. Prices for renewable ...

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Reduce interruptions Boost productivity. REDUCE INTERRUPTIONS BOOST PRODUCTIVITY.

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Nov 13, 2019

99% of workers are distracted. This is the reality for more than 5,000 office workers around the world that we surveyed this year. More than a third of them are always or very often distracted. Download our eBook to learn more about what's really distracting your teams and what you can do to help.

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Perils of the open office PERILS OF THE OPEN OFFICE

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Nov 13, 2019

Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we come in, with solutions that avert open office perils. Open offices are often loud, chaotic, and full of distractions that keep your team from getting work done. That’s where we...

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TheNewUtility_Same Day Solar Panel & Roof Installation THENEWUTILITY_SAME DAY SOLAR PANEL & ROOF INSTALLATION

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Nov 13, 2019

Did you know Infinity Energy was co-founded by a master electrician and a roofing contractor? That means not only do we install top of the line American made solar panels BUT we also replace/install roofs!

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Iceland looks to e-vehicle chargers for energy sustainability ICELAND LOOKS TO E-VEHICLE CHARGERS FOR ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY

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Nov 13, 2019

As countries around the world look for ways to integrate renewable energy into their infrastructure, one country that’s in a leading position is Iceland. With plentiful sources of geothermal and hydropower, the only fossil fuels they import are for transportation – making electric vehicles especiall...

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Texas needs better management of small power sources TEXAS NEEDS BETTER MANAGEMENT OF SMALL POWER SOURCES

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Nov 13, 2019

Electricity consumers in Texas could save nearly $5.5 billion over the next decade by using distributed energy resources such as solar energy, energy storage and electric vehicles to reduce the need for more expensive peak power generation and investments in transmission and distribution, according ...

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Wind and solar can save the planet — can they save our water supply, too? WIND AND SOLAR CAN SAVE THE PLANET — CAN THEY SAVE OUR WATER SUPPLY, TOO?

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Nov 13, 2019

Solar panels and wind turbines are lifelines to any non-apocalyptic version of the future. They’ll help us keep the lights on, the air breathable, and the planet inhabitable. But while the climate and health benefits of wind and solar are well known, they have another, underappreciated feature that ...

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Are Solar PV Panels Worthwhile in 2019? ARE SOLAR PV PANELS WORTHWHILE IN 2019?

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Nov 13, 2019

Since 2010, electricity generation from renewable sources - such as solar, wind and heat pumps - has more than quadrupled. This year we have also seen renewable electricity production in the UK overtake fossil fuel electricity production for the first time as its share in the production mix reached ...

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PROGRESS TOWARD 100% CLEAN ENERGY PROGRESS TOWARD 100% CLEAN ENERGY

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Nov 13, 2019

DESPITE FEDERAL POLICY DESIGNED TO PROMOTE FOSSIL FUELS, A RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION IS UNDERWAY, LED BY COMMUNITIES AND STATES THROUGHOUT THE U.S. A growing number of cities are choosing to transition to 100% clean energy – and dozens have already hit that target – while the list of states commit...

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Enel Green Power ENEL GREEN POWER'S NEW SOLAR PROJECT IN TEXAS

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Nov 12, 2019

Enel Green Power has almost finished the construction of Roadrunner, the new solar project in Texas, USA. Once the work is completed, it will be our largest solar park in the area: composed of about 1.2 million bifacial solar panels, it will provide even more green energy for local and national comp...

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Here’s where we should put our renewables to get the biggest carbon benefit HERE’S WHERE WE SHOULD PUT OUR RENEWABLES TO GET THE BIGGEST CARBON BENEFIT

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Nov 12, 2019

There’s no doubt that the world needs more renewable energy infrastructure. Clean energy options like solar panels and wind turbines help both the environment, by reducing carbon emissions, and our personal health, by decreasing harmful air pollution. But with limited financial resources to invest i...

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Tracking Progress on 100% Clean Energy Targets TRACKING PROGRESS ON 100% CLEAN ENERGY TARGETS

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Nov 12, 2019

A transition toward 100 percent clean electricity is underway in the United States, led by cities and states across the country. “An enormous amount of authority still rests with the states for determining your energy future. So we can build these policies that will become a postcard from the future...

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POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS POLY HELPS EMPOWER CONTACT CENTER WORKERS

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Nov 11, 2019

It’s a well-documented trend that the rise of digital channels such as webchat, apps, FAQs, etc., has led to a change in the way contact centers handle interactions. The routine, “easy” interactions are now handled by self-service channels. Deflecting these low-value interactions has enabled contact...

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How Can We Use Less Fossil Fuels? HOW CAN WE USE LESS FOSSIL FUELS?

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Nov 11, 2019

Analysts say fuel-efficient cars have a substantial effect on reducing the demand for oil. Demographics and driving patterns play a role as well, but automakers continually make vehicles with better fuel efficiency, which results in less reliance on fossil fuels. Also, an analysis published in 2018 ...

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Why Smaller Might Be Better for Concentrated Solar Power WHY SMALLER MIGHT BE BETTER FOR CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER

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Nov 11, 2019

Despite its big potential, concentrated solar power remains one of the most expensive mainstream options for generating renewable power. Rather than trying to catch up through technological breakthroughs, however, the CSP industry should turn to lower-hanging fruit. That's the view of Luis Crespo, p...

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Is green power a practical energy alternative? IS GREEN POWER A PRACTICAL ENERGY ALTERNATIVE?

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Nov 11, 2019

Sunlight is free, right? But by taking a closer look, using solar energy to generate electricity remains expensive when the costs of purchasing and maintaining solar panels are considered. Add in the cost of purchasing batteries to store and the dollars invested increase. While the drive toward gre...

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DOE Announces $128 million Plan to Boost Solar DOE ANNOUNCES $128 MILLION PLAN TO BOOST SOLAR

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Nov 08, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced plans to spend $128 million in new projects to advance solar technologies. The funding will go toward 75 research projects that are expected to cut solar costs while simultaneously increasing manufacturing and making solar energy systems better ...

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Solar transportation: 4 solar vehicles that are making waves SOLAR TRANSPORTATION: 4 SOLAR VEHICLES THAT ARE MAKING WAVES

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Nov 08, 2019

Interest in solar energy is huge right now, and companies across various industries not just energy are rushing to capitalize on it. This explosion of interest is especially evident in solar transport and as a result, we are currently seeing the introduction of ultra-modern solar vehicles. This blog...

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What Trends are Dominating the Renewable Energy Market in the Final Months of 2019? WHAT TRENDS ARE DOMINATING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET IN THE FINAL MONTHS OF 2019?

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Nov 05, 2019

Renewable energy is becoming a mainstream energy form and a preferred source driven by several market trends. The 3 key elements bringing this about and allowing solar and wind to compete with the more conventional sources on an equal footing are parity, integration and technology. Grid parity happe...

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How Much Do Solar Panels Cost in California? HOW MUCH DO SOLAR PANELS COST IN CALIFORNIA?

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Nov 05, 2019

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost in California? California has the largest population and economy in the United States. It is well known for its abundance of year-round sunshine and its high solar energy consumption rate.1 Unfortunately, the state is also known for having high electricity rates. Throug...

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ENERGIZE Largest Industrial Solar Power Plant 2019 ENERGIZE LARGEST INDUSTRIAL SOLAR POWER PLANT 2019

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Nov 03, 2019

Largest industrial solar power plant built in Serbia in 2019 by company Energize LLC Belgrade, for energy savings and increasing energy efficiency of the object

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A Complete Overview of Bifacial Solar Panels: What You Should Know A COMPLETE OVERVIEW OF BIFACIAL SOLAR PANELS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

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Nov 02, 2019

With the limited natural resources present on earth, we have now discovered many ways to produce electricity without burning out these resources. From HEP dams to windmills, there are many alternative methods or renewable sources available for power production today. One of these ways is using bifac...

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How nuclear power will drive our energy future HOW NUCLEAR POWER WILL DRIVE OUR ENERGY FUTURE

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Nov 02, 2019

Think of nuclear power and you may imagine the worst — atomic bombs, reactors melting down and radioactive waste. But while its history is checkered, nuclear energy mostly operates out of sight, generating about 10% of the world’s total electricity and 29% of the world’s low-carbon power. Nuclear r...

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Can Wind Power Provide More Electricity than the World Needs? CAN WIND POWER PROVIDE MORE ELECTRICITY THAN THE WORLD NEEDS?

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Nov 01, 2019

The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that power supplies from turbines are set to be the next great energy revolution. Although wind power only accounts for 0.3% of the world’s energy currently it is thought that as costs fall and green policies rise that it will grow into a trillion-dolla...

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Solar power and big batteries pose threat to natural gas’s future SOLAR POWER AND BIG BATTERIES POSE THREAT TO NATURAL GAS’S FUTURE

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Nov 01, 2019

King Coal is a dead man walking, battery storage is on the move, and natural gas’s future in the electricity business could be meteoric. The latest data portends a radical revolution in how the U.S. generates power. In even the most optimistic case for fossil fuels, new technologies can and will sla...

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Carbon Pricing to Facilitate NYISO’s Clean Energy Transition CARBON PRICING TO FACILITATE NYISO’S CLEAN ENERGY TRANSITION

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Oct 31, 2019

A recent study by the Analysis Group found that implementing a carbon pricing model is the most effective and powerful way to combat global warming and reduce air pollution. Back in June of this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo implemented the new Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act ...

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New Jersey is home to the country’s largest floating solar array NEW JERSEY IS HOME TO THE COUNTRY’S LARGEST FLOATING SOLAR ARRAY

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Oct 31, 2019

Ciel & Terre USA, floating solar power systems providers, in conjunction with Solar Renewable Energy and RETTEW are pleased to announce the completion of its Hydrelio floating solar solution for a 4.4.-MW floating array on the town of Sayreville, New Jersey’s pre-treatment water storage pond. This r...

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Promoting sustainable energy future PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE

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Oct 31, 2019

Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions and increasing the energy we get from sources like renewables, will help to ensure the security and sustainability of our energy supplies for generations to come. With the protection of future and existing consumers’ interests at our core, we run a range of governm...

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The socioeconomic impacts of wind energy in the context of the energy transition THE SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS OF WIND ENERGY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION

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Oct 31, 2019

“The energy transition in essential to achieve the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Universal and affordable access to electricity will empower millions of people around the world and their communities to enjoy a better life. But avoid the worst impacts of climate change, energy will ha...

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The Enel Green Power wind farm in Oklahoma THE ENEL GREEN POWER WIND FARM IN OKLAHOMA

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Oct 31, 2019

Maintaining and enhancing the relationship with local communities and the regions hosting our plants is a fundamental aspect for Enel Green Power. A good example is our collaboration with Ron Ingle, the owner of the land where we built wind turbines for our Red Dirt plant. Ron believed in our projec...

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Can California’s Blackouts Boost Tesla’s V3 Solar Roof? CAN CALIFORNIA’S BLACKOUTS BOOST TESLA’S V3 SOLAR ROOF?

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Oct 31, 2019

In another step to revive its energy business, Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk launched the third version of the company’s Solar Roof tiles last week. So far, Tesla’s Energy segment hasn’t contributed significantly, particularly after its SolarCity acquisition in 2016. California blackouts could support ...

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Do we need carbon taxes in an era of cheap renewables? DO WE NEED CARBON TAXES IN AN ERA OF CHEAP RENEWABLES?

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Oct 31, 2019

There is a growing consensus that the energy transition requires high carbon prices to succeed. But if wind and solar continues to be cheaper than coal- and gas-fired power, won’t the transition happen anyway due to market forces alone? According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena),...

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America’s Largest Floating Solar Project Completed AMERICA’S LARGEST FLOATING SOLAR PROJECT COMPLETED

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Oct 30, 2019

Floating solar is a new concept and one that could assist in getting solar power to many. In 2018, U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL) labeled floating solar as a “rapidly emerging technology,” with a corresponding report outlining the potential of the technolog...

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Renewable energy could save us trillions in health costs RENEWABLE ENERGY COULD SAVE US TRILLIONS IN HEALTH COSTS

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Oct 30, 2019

If you’re worried about getting “windmill cancer,” we have some good news for you. According to a new study published this week in the journal Environmental Research Letters, installing more renewable energy could save the U.S. trillions in health costs. Obviously, renewable energy doesn’t pollute l...

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Solar Panels Operational at West Hartford Town Hall SOLAR PANELS OPERATIONAL AT WEST HARTFORD TOWN HALL

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Oct 29, 2019

West Hartford mayor Shari Cantor flipped the switch to power its newest rooftop solar PV project. This project will provide a sustainable, green, renewable source of power for 20% of Town Hall's annual electric use. This project is one of about a dozen solar projects (both large and small) installed...

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City moving toward 100% renewable energy goal CITY MOVING TOWARD 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GOAL

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Oct 29, 2019

The Utility Advisory Board’s Oct. 22 draft proposal, “Energy and Utility Policy 2020- 2030,” addresses multiple aspects of renewable resources, i.e., utility efficiency programs and incentives; energy source diversification; a phased-in renewable energy portfolio; usage patterns across residential, ...

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Renewable Energy Can Help Fight Climate Change – Here’s Where to Install It for Maximum Benefits RENEWABLE ENERGY CAN HELP FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE – HERE’S WHERE TO INSTALL IT FOR MAXIMUM BENEFITS

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Oct 29, 2019

A new Harvard study shows that to achieve the biggest improvements in public health and the greatest benefits from renewable energy, wind turbines should be installed in the Upper Midwest and solar power should be installed in the Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions. When adjusting for energy produ...

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Florida Solar Installation 16,500 Watts FLORIDA SOLAR INSTALLATION 16,500 WATTS

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Oct 28, 2019

Enjoy a breathtaking view from the top right over a lovely solar home in a Florida coastal community. This solar PV installation has a capacity of 16,500 watts. All that power is enough to give this homeowner plenty of savings on his energy bills. Start saving today! Call Wayne's Solar for free sola...

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Nuclear power is a reliable resource NUCLEAR POWER IS A RELIABLE RESOURCE

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Oct 28, 2019

It is encouraging when an authoritative energy expert like Professor Nick Butler, who has not been slow to criticise the nuclear industry in the past, declares that the operating lifetime of nuclear plants should be extended to facilitate the energy transition. In doing so he echoes the recommendati...

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How Machine Learning Could Impact the Future of Renewable Energy HOW MACHINE LEARNING COULD IMPACT THE FUTURE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 28, 2019

More and more cities are looking to go green. And renewable energy is, if current trends hold, the future of the energy industry. But as renewable energy technologies like wind farms are implemented at larger scales than ever, local officials are running into their limitations. The energy production...

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Recycal saves on energy costs through solar RECYCAL SAVES ON ENERGY COSTS THROUGH SOLAR

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Oct 24, 2019

Recycal is a family-owned and operated metal recycling business, servicing all states around Australia. With state of the art facilities and infrastructure, Recycal is one of the most efficient, safest and environmental friendly businesses in the industry. In line with their sustainability mission, ...

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Can a New Generation of Nuclear Reactors Help Us Transition to Renewables? CAN A NEW GENERATION OF NUCLEAR REACTORS HELP US TRANSITION TO RENEWABLES?

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Oct 24, 2019

Nuclear power should be accepted as a necessary bridge until we are able to develop technologies that are widely accepted as ethical and practical solutions. You may be a skeptic and deny that the Earth is not warming up because, depending on where you live, the effect may not be noticeable to you. ...

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San Diego’s Quest to Achieve 100% Renewable Energy Through Community Choice SAN DIEGO’S QUEST TO ACHIEVE 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY THROUGH COMMUNITY CHOICE

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Oct 24, 2019

Are cities the world’s best hope for combating climate change? Many cities have committed to meeting the Paris Agreement goals. But are those targets translating to action on the ground? In this episode of Political Climate, we look at San Diego’s quest to achieve 100 percent carbon-free electricity...

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BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE BUILDING MORE PRODUCTIVITY INTO OUR HEADSETS WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND TILE

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Oct 23, 2019

If you’re like me, one of the first things you do when you leave the house in the morning is put on your headset. I may be joining a meeting, calling a friend, getting coffee – sometimes all three – before I even set foot in the office. When I get to work, I’m collaborating with teammates who are in...

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The future of renewable energy THE FUTURE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 23, 2019

A decade ago, coal and nuclear were the main sources of power, supplemented by gas when grids required extra capacity. Today, all three of these industries remain manual. In many cases, a human presses a physical button for the factory to start. It is a slow process. Since then, renewable energy has...

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MONITORING YOUR SOLAR PANELS MONITORING YOUR SOLAR PANELS

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Oct 23, 2019

External Debris Checking your solar panels seasonally to ensure they are free of debris like leaves can help maximize your production. System Integrity It’s a good idea to inspect your system annually to remove tree branches and shrubbery that may give pest access to your roof and panels. Weather Da...

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POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS POLY STUDIO IS NOW CERTIFIED FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS

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Oct 22, 2019

It seems like every photo shown of a business in action these days features a bunch of people in a huddle room, looking productive – just like our own Poly beauty shot below. But the technology that is IN the room really matters most to the people who are joining remotely – the people NOT in the roo...

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Solar power predicted to fuel 50% growth in renewable energy SOLAR POWER PREDICTED TO FUEL 50% GROWTH IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 22, 2019

Solar power will fuel growth of 50% in the world's renewable energy capacity during the next five years, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. Developing technology is paving the way for greater reliance on clean energy, according to the Renewables 2019 report by the Internatio...

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Why Texas’ First ‘Green Energy City Is Now Suing To Get Out Of Its Solar Contract WHY TEXAS’ FIRST ‘GREEN ENERGY CITY IS NOW SUING TO GET OUT OF ITS SOLAR CONTRACT

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Oct 22, 2019

A few years ago, Georgetown, Texas was held up as an example of an outstanding “green city.” But now, residents face energy price increases, and the city is under scrutiny for entering the volatile solar energy market. In 2017, the city of about 49,000 transitioned to relying entirely on renewable ...

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Increasing renewable energy sources does not reduce fossil fuel usage INCREASING RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES DOES NOT REDUCE FOSSIL FUEL USAGE

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Oct 22, 2019

With its announcement of plans to become carbon neutral by 2035 and carbon negative by 2050, Finland has marked its intention to become the global leader in environmental protection. Similarly, Sweden hopes to become 100% dependent on renewable energy by 2040. But now that we’re three years into the...

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Powering the Future POWERING THE FUTURE

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Oct 21, 2019

Travelers understands everything about the energy industry and its evolving technologies. We get the claim process and we know the coverage options. Travelers is re-energizing its Global Renewable Energy Practice to take on projects of all shapes and sizes. From offshore and onshore wind farms to so...

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How Much U.S. Electricity Will Come From Renewables in 2030? HOW MUCH U.S. ELECTRICITY WILL COME FROM RENEWABLES IN 2030?

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Oct 21, 2019

NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) made subtle changes to its outlook for renewable energy in the United States. Using a combination of data from the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and its own internal analysis, the company estimates that America could generate 50% of its total electricity from renewab...

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Clean energy is great, but what CLEAN ENERGY IS GREAT, BUT WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO STORE IT?

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Oct 21, 2019

Not only does the world we live in change around us but our knowledge of that world also changes. It took until 1543 when Copernicus published his planetary model with the sun at the centre that people started viewing the planets differently. JJ Thomson proposed a plum pudding model of the atom in 1...

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Choosing the Right Energy Storage Solution for a Solar Panel Installation CHOOSING THE RIGHT ENERGY STORAGE SOLUTION FOR A SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

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Oct 20, 2019

When considering the switch to solar power, it’s important to consider your options for energy storage. This vital component allows you to optimize your solar power unit and enjoy steady, reliable energy harnessed from the sun. There will be several technical specifications for any storage solution ...

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Florida leading in sustainability initiatives FLORIDA LEADING IN SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

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Oct 20, 2019

The Tampa Electric Company (TECO) is set to begin production on two solar energy projects that are expected to finish sometime next year. Hillsborough County is taking an important step toward diversifying their sources of energy production, bringing us ever closer to environmental sustainability. ...

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Kayenta Solar generation facility KAYENTA SOLAR GENERATION FACILITY

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Oct 18, 2019

Officials with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA), Salt River Project (SRP) and Navajo Nation leaders are celebrating the opening of the second phase of the Kayenta Solar generation facility, a renewable energy plant that provides power to the Navajo Nation. See the facility in this drone fo...

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Stainless Steel in Solar Energy Use STAINLESS STEEL IN SOLAR ENERGY USE

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Oct 18, 2019

Energy is an indispensable pre-requisite for our economies to prosper. However, the use of energy is often associated with pollution and depletion of non-renewable resources. Unless they are addressed properly, environmental factors can limit our future industrial and social development. Reducing ou...

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Steel is the Springboard to Sustainability STEEL IS THE SPRINGBOARD TO SUSTAINABILITY

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Oct 18, 2019

To sustain planet Earth and combat the advance of global warming, scientists calculate that the world must cut greenhouse gas, or carbon dioxide (CO2 ) emissions by 12 to 14 gigatonnes by 2030 to keep temperature increases below a targeted 2°C. The large-scale implementation of renewable energy tech...

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How Nuclear Power Will Impact NJ’s Clean Energy Future HOW NUCLEAR POWER WILL IMPACT NJ’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Oct 18, 2019

One of the big unanswered policy questions as state officials finalize a new energy master plan (EMP) is how big a factor nuclear power will play in meeting New Jersey’s future energy needs. It is an issue that sparked widely varying views in written comments to the state Board of Public Utilities, ...

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Solar Power System SOLAR POWER SYSTEM

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Oct 17, 2019

When solar is discussed it's usually in two different categories -- small scale for personal use and large scale projects which provide an alternative to coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power plants, all of which have significant environmental impacts. With the recent earthquake/tsunami disaster in ...

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Enacting a Federal High-Penetration Renewable Energy Standard ENACTING A FEDERAL HIGH-PENETRATION RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARD

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Oct 16, 2019

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Founded in 2001, ACORE is the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, suppo...

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REA Why Us? REA WHY US?

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Oct 16, 2019

Have you considered solar energy for your facility, but aren't confident that the price is right, or how to handle the many steps involved in a solar project? Renewable USA is a turnkey solar solutions provider -- with the agility to complete your project efficiently, and the experience to magnify y...

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How the U.S. power grid is evolving to handle solar and wind HOW THE U.S. POWER GRID IS EVOLVING TO HANDLE SOLAR AND WIND

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Oct 16, 2019

Renewable energy is on the rise. Roughly 15 percent of the electricity generated in the United States comes from renewable sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydropower and biomass, amounting to 64 million of the 411 million megawatt-hours (MWH) of total electricity generated in July, accordin...

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Wind maintenance becomes more efficient with Enel Green Power WIND MAINTENANCE BECOMES MORE EFFICIENT WITH ENEL GREEN POWER

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Oct 16, 2019

Discover the new Enel Green Power technology: an innovative crane that will allow wind turbines to be maintained more efficiently and safely, optimizing the functionality of our plants.

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The Path to 100% Renewable Power Is Looking More Achievable THE PATH TO 100% RENEWABLE POWER IS LOOKING MORE ACHIEVABLE

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Oct 15, 2019

Electricity generation is the largest single contributor to the carbon emissions that are warming the planet. It accounts for 42% of global emissions, and that share is likely to grow as transportation increasingly is powered by batteries instead of oil. As countries announce ambitious plans to wean...

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Will solar be part of WILL SOLAR BE PART OF 'POWERING THE FUTURE'?

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Oct 15, 2019

As we consider how Saskatchewan is going to provide for its future energy needs, it’s important to first look back. SaskPower has been providing safe, reliable power to the people and businesses of our province for the last 90 years, and we should all be extremely thankful for that. Providing afford...

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Can Solar Save You Money CAN SOLAR SAVE YOU MONEY

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Oct 14, 2019

Can solar power REALLY save you money? The short answer is yes! But like any investment you need to do your due diligence. Here’s what you need to know to get started: Solar is a long-term investment. Think of it as if you’re pre-paying for your electricity costs upfront, and then you’re reaping the...

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How geothermal energy balances the renewable portfolio in California HOW GEOTHERMAL ENERGY BALANCES THE RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO IN CALIFORNIA

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Oct 14, 2019

California’s rapid renewable energy expansion has led to a boom in large-scale solar and wind projects and a huge expansion of rooftop solar. As costs have fallen, solar energy has become much less expensive, and utility-scale solar and wind are now less expensive than new gas plants, and far less e...

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Is Your Energy Source Sustainable? How To Find Out IS YOUR ENERGY SOURCE SUSTAINABLE? HOW TO FIND OUT

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Oct 14, 2019

Finding out the sustainability of your energy source depends on the generation activities of your energy supplier. This may sound overwhelming, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Power Profiler tool allows you to quickly check how clean your electricity is. Simply enter your ZIP code and...

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Towards future with renewable energy TOWARDS FUTURE WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 13, 2019

At Ornate Solar, we value partnerships and collaboration. Our strategy relies heavily on our strategic selection of people and successful partnership around the world. We believe that by working together, we can discover, develop, and deliver, develop, and deliver the best value for our customers. t...

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One Step Closer to Becoming Solar Energy Leader ONE STEP CLOSER TO BECOMING SOLAR ENERGY LEADER

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Oct 11, 2019

A settlement agreement filed at the Florida Public Service Commission on the SolarTogether community solar program will, if approved, allow all FPL customers - including low-income - to participate in the largest community solar program in the US and help catapult Florida to the number two spot in t...

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What is Green Energy? WHAT IS GREEN ENERGY?

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Oct 10, 2019

Energy is an everyday necessity, but how we choose to get it can cause more harm than the good it supplies. That’s why fossil fuels and clean energy have been a topic of debate for some time. Most people know that green energy is a more favored solution when it comes to helping our planet, but knowi...

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Leveraging Biofuels for a Cleaner Mobility Future LEVERAGING BIOFUELS FOR A CLEANER MOBILITY FUTURE

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Oct 10, 2019

Biofuels are critical to our energy future. No matter how far electric vehicles come in the next 25 years, the internal combustion engines of today will continue to be a big part of our transportation reality. The only way to continue to move forward with a newer, cleaner mobility future is to inclu...

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How Solar Panels Results in More Productivity in Agricultural Land? HOW SOLAR PANELS RESULTS IN MORE PRODUCTIVITY IN AGRICULTURAL LAND?

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Oct 10, 2019

Solar energy utilizes various technologies to generate electricity. Most homes or businesses fix photovoltaic panels to intercept light from the sun. On the other hand, large solar units use lenses and mirrors to focus on tiny areas, thus converting tremendous heat into electricity. Such technologie...

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Community Solar through Solar for All COMMUNITY SOLAR THROUGH SOLAR FOR ALL

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Oct 10, 2019

Community solar provides the benefits of solar to residents who can’t install systems on their home, including renters and homeowners whose rooftops are shaded or need repairs. Through Solar for All, the Department of Energy & Environment develops community solar projects to benefit renters and resi...

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How Much Electricity Does A Solar Panel Produce? HOW MUCH ELECTRICITY DOES A SOLAR PANEL PRODUCE?

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Oct 10, 2019

While how much one panel produces depends on a few factors (we’ll go over that in a little bit), even giving a general answer comes down to the panel you chose. Each solar panel is tested by its manufacturer to determine how much electricity it will produce in the best-case scenario, or peak sun (al...

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Software Is Changing The Solar Power Industry: Here’s 5 Reasons Why SOFTWARE IS CHANGING THE SOLAR POWER INDUSTRY: HERE’S 5 REASONS WHY

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Oct 10, 2019

Managing and controlling energy by monitoring energy consuming devices can be a daunting task since one will be required to manually pinpoint these devices and design ways of minimizing their energy consumption. The good thing is the fact that with advanced technology, companies have embarked on an ...

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Sustainability in solar SUSTAINABILITY IN SOLAR

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Oct 09, 2019

“Compared to any conventional energy generation source, solar shows clear benefits in numerous dimensions – not only in terms of cost and flexibility in fighting climate change, but also in terms of environmental footprint at large,” writes Raffaele Rossi, Policy Analyst at SolarPower Europe It is n...

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Future of Renewable Energy FUTURE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 09, 2019

Our renewable energy report provides insight on renewable power generation, merchant risk, the growth of corporate PPAs and new battery storage solutions.

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Why nuclear-powered energy is currently the truly green option WHY NUCLEAR-POWERED ENERGY IS CURRENTLY THE TRULY GREEN OPTION

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Oct 09, 2019

Nuclear power is being phased out globally. This is an ecological disaster. In 1993, 17 per cent of global electricity was generated by nuclear power. Today it is just 11 per cent, despite becoming safer and more efficient. Germany is the latest to turn against nuclear energy. In 2011, Germany decid...

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Renewables make up around 10% of our energy mix. RENEWABLES MAKE UP AROUND 10% OF OUR ENERGY MIX.

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Oct 09, 2019

sustainable energy means renewable energy, like wind and solar. Energy sources that can’t be used up. Some people think sustainability is about conservation—using less energy, less water, and making fewer trips in the car. Other people talk about air quality and wildlife.

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SOLAR ENERGY MARKET IN ASEAN SOLAR ENERGY MARKET IN ASEAN

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Oct 09, 2019

The development of renewable energy sources, such as wind energy and solar energy, is a crucial goal in Southeast Asia for solving the shortage of electricity supply and reducing the emission of greenhouse gas. However, only Thailand and Myanmar have a lower average solar PV LCOE than the average wo...

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What Are the Costs and Values of Wind and Solar Power? How Are They Changing? WHAT ARE THE COSTS AND VALUES OF WIND AND SOLAR POWER? HOW ARE THEY CHANGING?

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Oct 08, 2019

Recent US market data for wind and solar power appear to show strong prospects for both technologies. 41.8 GW of wind capacity is either under construction or in advanced development, and the contracted pipeline for utility-scale solar projects has reached 37.9 GW. These are record levels, indicatin...

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Components of a Solar Panel System COMPONENTS OF A SOLAR PANEL SYSTEM

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Oct 08, 2019

Solar panel electric systems offer an environmentally friendly, renewable method of energy generation. They are relatively low-maintenance and convert sunlight into electrical energy through solar panels.

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Can We Really Reach These Big Green Goals? CAN WE REALLY REACH THESE BIG GREEN GOALS?

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Oct 08, 2019

How fast the US adopts renewable energy and electric vehicles is likely to influence microgrid growth. So where are renewables and EVs heading? Are the big goals we hear about just aspiration or are they destination? Hawaii, Maine, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are pursuing 100% renewables. A...

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Is nuclear power the future of green energy? IS NUCLEAR POWER THE FUTURE OF GREEN ENERGY?

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Oct 08, 2019

It’s tempting to think that economic growth makes climate change inevitable, and that the only solution is to back off before nature loses all patience and does to us what it did to the Bahamas. Total energy use in America has been flat for about ten years — our carbon emissions are declining,” he n...

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What are solar storage batteries and how can I use them? WHAT ARE SOLAR STORAGE BATTERIES AND HOW CAN I USE THEM?

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Oct 07, 2019

These are just some of the many and completely valid reasons why a consumer might have chosen not to install a solar pv system in the past. Now though, there are no such excuses not to save your home or business thousands of pounds, and contribute towards a cleaner, greener environment. Recent adva...

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AI-POWERED REINFORCEMENT LEARNING TRANSFORMING ENERGY AND RENEWABLES SPACE AI-POWERED REINFORCEMENT LEARNING TRANSFORMING ENERGY AND RENEWABLES SPACE

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Oct 05, 2019

Artificial Intelligence has created a great hype in recent years. In some industries it is living up to it but its deployment in certain industries has been less touted. As it stands now, AI algorithms fuel the transport apps like Uber and Waze, digital assistants, commercial flights’ autopilot and ...

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U.S. Manufacturers Are Helping Build Our Clean Energy Future U.S. MANUFACTURERS ARE HELPING BUILD OUR CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Oct 04, 2019

SEIA laid out a bold vision for solar in the 2020s, unveiling the specific steps the industry will need to take for solar to reach 20% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030. We are calling this goal the Solar+ Decade, and to achieve it, we’ll need to add nearly 400 gigawatts (GW) of solar in the ne...

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THE NEW REDUCE, REUSE, AND RECYCLE ENERGY THE NEW REDUCE, REUSE, AND RECYCLE ENERGY

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Oct 04, 2019

In North Carolina, there are many reasons to generate and store clean and renewable energy at your home or business. Those reasons include lowering your energy usage and utility bill, taking advantage of available tax incentives, increasing off-grid capabilities and self-reliance, improving your “ec...

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Honda Announces Major Investments in Renewables HONDA ANNOUNCES MAJOR INVESTMENTS IN RENEWABLES

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Oct 04, 2019

Honda Motor Co. announced a major renewable power deal for its manufacturing plants in Ohio, Indiana and Alabama. The automaker said it would acquire the power from wind and solar farms in Oklahoma and Texas, and aim to increase its renewable energy consumption from 21 percent of its current portfol...

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Is Nuclear Energy Still Viable? IS NUCLEAR ENERGY STILL VIABLE?

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Oct 03, 2019

There are about 450 nuclear reactors in the world. The United States generates the most energy using nuclear power plants followed by France, China, Russia, and South Korea. Nuclear energy supplies about 11 percent of the world's electricity. Nuclear energy is produced by splitting atoms to release ...

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2019 Clean Energy Investment Outlook 2019 CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENT OUTLOOK

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Oct 03, 2019

For the UK in particular, retractions in renewable energy subsidies, feed-in-tariff debates and ongoing political uncertainty will all be key considerations in any investor’s analysis. The emergence of investment vehicles allowing investors to access equity in projects at different stages of the sup...

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SunGreen Systems solar installation time lapse SUNGREEN SYSTEMS SOLAR INSTALLATION TIME LAPSE

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Oct 02, 2019

In an effort to decrease the Atrium carbon footprint, The Kelemen Company and SunGreen Systems have teamed up to construct the largest full coverage solar parking garage in Southern California at The Atrium.

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California has acquired another method of making solar more affordable CALIFORNIA HAS ACQUIRED ANOTHER METHOD OF MAKING SOLAR MORE AFFORDABLE

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Oct 02, 2019

The board of East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), the power supplier of San Francisco-neighbouring Alameda County, waved through deals last Friday to acquire 225MW of solar and 80MW / 160MWh of battery energy storage...The late September procurement – coming off the back of earlier deals in June and Ju...

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How can switching to renewables improve business? HOW CAN SWITCHING TO RENEWABLES IMPROVE BUSINESS?

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Oct 02, 2019

In 2019 businesses are constantly looking at how they can increase their sustainability in order to boost not only their reputation but their bottom line too. For those that have been drawing from the same source for decades, it can seem inconvenient or unnecessarily costly to make the switch. Howev...

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How the U.S. Could Have an All-Renewable Energy Grid HOW THE U.S. COULD HAVE AN ALL-RENEWABLE ENERGY GRID

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Oct 02, 2019

The main solution to climate change is well known – stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is more complicated, but as a scholar who does energy modeling, I and others see the outlines of a post-fossil-fuel future: We make electricity with renewable sources and electrify almost everything. That m...

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How to Improve ESG Scoring to Better Reflect Renewable Energy Use and Investment HOW TO IMPROVE ESG SCORING TO BETTER REFLECT RENEWABLE ENERGY USE AND INVESTMENT

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Sep 30, 2019

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) is a national non-profit organization that unites finance, policy and technology to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy. Founded in 2001, ACORE is the focal point for collaborative advocacy across the renewable energy sector, suppo...

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How Solar Power Works HOW SOLAR POWER WORKS

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Sep 30, 2019

Solar power works by taking the energy from the sun's runs and converting into usable household energy. This video simply explains how the technology works, what components it requires, and how solar power can work for you.

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Can Growth in Sustainable Energy Reduce Natural Resources Overspend? CAN GROWTH IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY REDUCE NATURAL RESOURCES OVERSPEND?

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Sep 30, 2019

Globally, we are consuming resources faster than the Earth can replenish them. If we think of these resources — such as timber, water, and clean air — like an allowance, then we spent our allotment for 2019 on July 29. We are over-fishing, extracting, mining, polluting, depleting, and harvesting res...

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Can the world run 100% on renewable energy? CAN THE WORLD RUN 100% ON RENEWABLE ENERGY?

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Sep 30, 2019

When it comes to powering the world with only renewable energy, a more convenient question will be; “Will there be enough will to power the world through renewables alone?” We’re actually in the middle of a gold rush because our true gold tends to be the fossil fuels. But by the very nature of fuels...

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Agathon Solar Panel Installation for Pinnacle Construction Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan AGATHON SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION FOR PINNACLE CONSTRUCTION GROUP IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN

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Sep 29, 2019

Mitten Drone Media produced several promotional videos for Agathon Solar that worked on the panel installation for Pinnacle Construction Group in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Here’s a Renewable Energy Company Taking on the World HERE’S A RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANY TAKING ON THE WORLD

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Sep 29, 2019

Renewable energy. It is on everyone’s hearts and minds. It is the way of the future and it is Northland Power Inc.’s (TSX:NPI) everyday and everything. Northland Power owns and operates renewable facilities that generate 2,014 megawatts of electricity, with an additional 399 megawatts of capacity un...

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Duke Energy Renewables announces second power purchase agreement for Frontier Windpower II DUKE ENERGY RENEWABLES ANNOUNCES SECOND POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR FRONTIER WINDPOWER II

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Sep 29, 2019

Duke Energy Renewables has lined up another major purchaser for energy it will produce through an expansion of its Frontier Windpower project in Kay County. The company announced this week that AT&T has signed a 15-year, 160-megawatt virtual power purchase agreement with it, boosting claims on the a...

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Sustainability at a Crossroads SUSTAINABILITY AT A CROSSROADS

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Sep 27, 2019

Sustainable business practices have become a central focus for many industry leaders because they are a means to mitigate potential risks that may impact corporations over the next few decades. Driven by investors and consumers, global corporations recognize climate change as a growing business conc...

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Solar Power Explorers SOLAR POWER EXPLORERS

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Sep 27, 2019

The sun powers spacecraft to Earth orbit, Mars and beyond. Here's how NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter became the most distant solar-powered explorer and influenced the future of space exploration powered by the sun.

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What is Nuclear Energy? WHAT IS NUCLEAR ENERGY?

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Sep 26, 2019

Nuclear energy has been quietly powering America with clean, carbon-free electricity for the last 60 years. It may not be the first thing you think of when you heat or cool your home, but maybe that’s the point. It’s been so reliable that we sometimes take it for granted. Did you know about a fifth ...

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Is This The Next Big Thing In Solar? IS THIS THE NEXT BIG THING IN SOLAR?

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Sep 26, 2019

Solar power installations out in the open are a common sight in many parts of the world, but how about household solar generators? A team of Swedish and Chinese scientists recently reported this might become part of our future after they successfully converted indoor light to electricity using organ...

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How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader HOW HAWAII HAS BUILT MOMENTUM TO BECOME A RENEWABLE ENERGY LEADER

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Sep 26, 2019

David Bissell’s Toyota Tundra crunches to a stop in the reddish dirt and gravel road as the first heads appear in the grass. A few sheep come into view, but, startled by the trucks, they skitter away through the unruly vegetation surrounding a network of solar panels. After a few moments, they calm ...

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How Solar Power Market is Growing Worldwide? HOW SOLAR POWER MARKET IS GROWING WORLDWIDE?

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Sep 26, 2019

The advancements in photovoltaic technology in recent years have boded well for the global solar power market. Growing awareness of the adverse effects of pollution and minimizing greenhouse gases have contributed to the demand for solar power across the world. Furthermore, increasing efforts toward...

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IEC Solar Panels IEC SOLAR PANELS

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Sep 25, 2019

IEC is living our sustainability values by making major upgrades to our headquarters building in Springfield. With the help of funds raised through our capital campaign, we were able to install solar panels on our roof, preventing 10 tons of carbon emissions each year! This is just the beginning--st...

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Renewable energy advantageous for U.S. RENEWABLE ENERGY ADVANTAGEOUS FOR U.S.

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Sep 25, 2019

Nearly two weeks ago, a pair of oil production facilities in Saudi Arabia were the target of attacks on the Middle Eastern country. Though Houthi rebels in Yemen have taken credit, it is believed that Iran is behind the attacks. The attacks consisted of a small number of drones and cruise missiles t...

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Why The Future Is Bright For Renewable Energy WHY THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Sep 25, 2019

That charts future projections of the biggest renewable energy sectors in the world today, including hydrogen fuel cells, wind power, solar power, nuclear energy, biomass energy, geothermal power, and hydroelectric. Each section shows how the costs are continuing to fall, as well as any major milest...

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Energy Optimized ENERGY OPTIMIZED

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Sep 25, 2019

Today’s energy landscape is changing. There is a global energy transition underway in which renewable energy sources, led by wind and solar power, will ultimately replace legacy thermal generation. Falling supply costs, coupled with technology innovations in energy storage, software, and automation,...

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Solar can cover 20% of US energy needs in the next decade SOLAR CAN COVER 20% OF US ENERGY NEEDS IN THE NEXT DECADE

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Sep 24, 2019

While it may seem like an ambitious and overly lofty plan, leaders in the solar energy industry say they believe a variety of strategies will help get them to their goal of producing 20 percent of the U.S. energy demand in about a decade from now. As of 2018, renewable energy accounted for 17% of en...

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Nuclear energy too slow, too expensive to save climate NUCLEAR ENERGY TOO SLOW, TOO EXPENSIVE TO SAVE CLIMATE

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Sep 24, 2019

Nuclear power is losing ground to renewables in terms of both cost and capacity as its reactors are increasingly seen as less economical and slower to reverse carbon emissions, an industry report said. In mid-2019, new wind and solar generators competed efficiently against even existing nuclear pow...

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Solar PV Suppliers Florida SOLAR PV SUPPLIERS FLORIDA

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Sep 23, 2019

Solar energy is renewable, sustainable and abundant, and it produces zero harmful emissions to the environment as it creates power. Then why you waiting for, Go solar and stop paying the huge electricity bills. Generate your own clean energy with Solar Tech Elec.

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Can nuclear power help save us from climate change? CAN NUCLEAR POWER HELP SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE?

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Sep 23, 2019

Globally, nuclear power is on the skids. Its contribution to electricity generation is in a free fall, dropping from a mid-1990s peak of about 18% of worldwide electricity capacity to 10% today, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). The agency expects the downward spiral to continue, h...

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Clean Energy Works in America CLEAN ENERGY WORKS IN AMERICA

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Sep 23, 2019

The U.S. power industry generated more than 1,450 billion kilowatt hours of emissions-free electricity in 2018, avoiding more than 960 million metric tons of carbon emissions. It’s also creating new jobs. According to the 2019 U.S. Energy & Employment Report, U.S. electric power generation and fuels...

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Who Are Omega Solar + Batteries? WHO ARE OMEGA SOLAR + BATTERIES?

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Sep 23, 2019

Our Vision is to help the wider community attain energy independence from their electricity retailers. We strongly believe every person is entitled to clean, renewable sources of energy. Our Mission is to deal with our customers with honesty, integrity, and the highest level of service and quality. ...

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Where Solar Energy Is Booming in the U.S. WHERE SOLAR ENERGY IS BOOMING IN THE U.S.

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Sep 22, 2019

The solar market has seen ebbs and flows over the past decade, and right now, utility-scale solar appears to be the hottest business in town. As the pipeline grows, developers and solar manufacturers have a lot riding on who is winning projects. Tens of billions of dollars are at stake over the next...

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Can the entire world run on renewables? CAN THE ENTIRE WORLD RUN ON RENEWABLES?

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Sep 22, 2019

The extensive study lays out renewable energy roadmaps – an overview of the mix of resources each individual country needs to transition completely away from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It covers 139 countries that are responsible for 99 percent of global carbon emissions. Overall, their analy...

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Where Is Next for Technology and Renewable Energy? WHERE IS NEXT FOR TECHNOLOGY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY?

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Sep 22, 2019

Ahead of the start of weeklong global climate change protests that began on Sept. 20, Amazon, Google, AT&T and other technology companies pledged unprecedented new commitments to renewable energy. And yet, despite criticism regarding a lack of action from employees and students, Amazon, Google and m...

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The Cost of Renewable Energy THE COST OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Sep 20, 2019

Setting aside concerns for the environment, investing in renewable energy sources is a popular decision for a lot of businesses and governments around the world. What’s the outlook for renewable energy and which methods have the lowest costs?

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Our Decentralized Energy Future OUR DECENTRALIZED ENERGY FUTURE

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Sep 20, 2019

This growing trend of decentralization in electricity networks extends beyond energy to everyday life. From the many ways we listen to music and watch movies, to the instant precision that comes with 3D printing, decentralization allows consumers to demand more flexibility and customization of goods...

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Supporting the transition to sustainable energy SUPPORTING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

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Sep 19, 2019

We must produce more energy from renewable sources to have any hope of reducing global carbon emissions in the coming years. Wind turbine blades are susceptible to erosion and weather damage, which affects aerodynamic efficiency and reduces their energy production, and can sometimes stop the turbine...

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Clean energy rapidly becoming cheaper than fossil fuels CLEAN ENERGY RAPIDLY BECOMING CHEAPER THAN FOSSIL FUELS

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Sep 19, 2019

Renewable energy is rapidly growing cheaper than fossil fuels in more areas of the world — transforming the conversation around switching from environmental benefits to economic gains. Michael Milken, chairman of think tank Milken Institute, told CNBC at the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore...

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Duke Energy, American Electric Power Separately Seeking to Go Net-Zero Carbon by 2050 DUKE ENERGY, AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER SEPARATELY SEEKING TO GO NET-ZERO CARBON BY 2050

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Sep 19, 2019

Two formidable U.S. coal power generators this week separately revised their carbon dioxide emissions reduction targets. Duke Energy announced it would achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. American Electric Power (AEP), meanwhile, said it would extend its target from 60% to 70% from 2000 level...

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Turkey Hill Dairy 100% Renewable Energy TURKEY HILL DAIRY 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Sep 18, 2019

Turkey Hill, located in Lancaster County, collaborated with Brookfield Renewable & Calpine Energy to supply the Dairy with 3 megawatts per month of clean, renewable hydroelectric energy from the nearby Safe Harbor dam. Combined with electricity from the wind turbines, the Dairy is powered by 100% su...

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Nuclear is safe, perception is the problem NUCLEAR IS SAFE, PERCEPTION IS THE PROBLEM

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Sep 18, 2019

NUCLEAR POWER CAN BE A VIABLE OPTION TO INCLUDE IN THE PHILIPPINES’S ENERGY MIX AS IT IS A SAFE CHOICE IN CONTRAST WITH THE PUBLIC’S PERCEPTION. This was what Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) Director Carlo Arcilla said during the panel discussion in this year’s Powertrends on Septembe...

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Energy efficiency and the fight against climate change ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND THE FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

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Sep 18, 2019

Investments in renewable energy have exceeded $1 trillion over the past three years. Solar and wind, along with hydro and geothermal systems, are providing low-cost alternatives to fossil fuel-based energy. With the rapid fall in the cost of energy storage, the prospect of transitioning grids to ful...

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The future of sustainability: recycling carbon through the power of the sun THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABILITY: RECYCLING CARBON THROUGH THE POWER OF THE SUN

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Sep 18, 2019

The Trump administration proposed the weakening of vehicle emission regulations, causing concern for climate advocates. This follows its decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement, signed in 2015, which sets specific goals to combat climate change and lower carbon emissions globally. The central ...

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Green Energy Upgrades and Tax Breaks GREEN ENERGY UPGRADES AND TAX BREAKS

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Sep 18, 2019

Installing renewable energy systems in your primary or other residence? Learn about the Nonbusiness Energy Tax Credit and how to get a tax break for your home's green energy upgrades in the infographic below.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY WHAT WORKS & WHAT’S ON THE WAY? RENEWABLE ENERGY WHAT WORKS & WHAT’S ON THE WAY?

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Sep 18, 2019

Wind and solar power have moved renewable energy from the fringes of the world’s energy system to its core. As a result, zero-carbon power technologies are now attracting M&A interest from a wide range of investors, including those with interests in the energy status quo. The viability of wind and s...

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The Clean Energy Economy & North Carolina THE CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY & NORTH CAROLINA

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Sep 17, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Cost North Carolinia $17 Billion. A month later, Tropical Storm Michael caused an addition $22 million in damage. Now a year later, Hurricane Dorian hits the state and more storms are expected. The economic costs of climate change are adding up. But so are the economic benefits of c...

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Why Nuclear Could be a Better Clean Energy Source to Meet World’s Energy Needs WHY NUCLEAR COULD BE A BETTER CLEAN ENERGY SOURCE TO MEET WORLD’S ENERGY NEEDS

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Sep 17, 2019

The world’s energy demand is massive. Electricity demands continues to grow, but one billion people still live in the dark. There is a clean substitute that could meet this challenge, which is Nuclear energy. The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), in an annual gathering of energy ministers from 26 coun...

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Will Hawaii lead the renewable revolution? WILL HAWAII LEAD THE RENEWABLE REVOLUTION?

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Sep 17, 2019

Hawaii has positioned itself as a pioneer in the quest to move toward a future free of fossil fuels. How it deals with obstacles in its path to 100% renewable energy could hold lessons for the rest of the U.S. David Bissell’s Toyota Tundra crunches to a stop in the reddish dirt and gravel road as th...

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Temo Power Inc. Solar-PV Power Plants TEMO POWER INC. SOLAR-PV POWER PLANTS

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Sep 17, 2019

Socioeconomic environments are moving fast thanks to progresses in utilization of energy resources. In response, we will yield full advantage of Temo Power’s exclusive collective skills to adapt and optimize its portfolio to the changing times. We are always curious in which areas to strengthen our ...

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Solar Industry Unsatisfied With Proposed SMART Reforms in Massachusetts SOLAR INDUSTRY UNSATISFIED WITH PROPOSED SMART REFORMS IN MASSACHUSETTS

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Sep 16, 2019

The state plans to expand its solar incentive program by 50 percent. The industry wants more. When Massachusetts launched its latest solar incentive, the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART), in November 2018, the industry welcomed it with a deluge of applications. Amid intense developer int...

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AMP Clean Energy prioritise safety with new technology AMP CLEAN ENERGY PRIORITISE SAFETY WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY

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Sep 15, 2019

Biomass fuel suppliers, AMP Clean Energy has put two new Volvo FM 8x2 Tridem 32-tonne rigids into operation. The trucks have both been fitted with the first UK-supplied, Transmanut 31 cubic metre bulk transport bodies featuring dust extraction equipment. The 5.1m wheelbase FM’s are both powered by V...

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Optimizing the Future of Energy With AI OPTIMIZING THE FUTURE OF ENERGY WITH AI

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Sep 15, 2019

As global energy demands increase at exponential rates, many scientists have started turning to renewable energy sources as a feasible and reliable alternative to fossil fuels and other conventional sources that continue to release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Although over the years renewa...

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How America Thwarted a Giant ‘Extension Cord’ for Renewables HOW AMERICA THWARTED A GIANT ‘EXTENSION CORD’ FOR RENEWABLES

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Sep 13, 2019

America is a place where if you can dream something — no matter how big or ambitious — you can do it. Unless you’re trying to string 700 miles of high-voltage transmission lines to bring wind power from Oklahoma to Tennessee. Our guest this week is Russell Gold, author of a new book about the saga...

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ABB solar inverters transform Sicilian sunshine into clean energy ABB SOLAR INVERTERS TRANSFORM SICILIAN SUNSHINE INTO CLEAN ENERGY

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Sep 13, 2019

At one of the largest solar parks in Italy, the innovative technology of ABB’s high-power string inverter helps to efficiently and reliably generate power.

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Sophisticated weather forecasting and analytics matures renewable energy market SOPHISTICATED WEATHER FORECASTING AND ANALYTICS MATURES RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET

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Sep 13, 2019

The Hybrid Renewable Energy Forecasting solution (HyRef) uses data gathered from monitoring devices and analytics technology to produce accurate local weather forecasts within a wind farm as far as one month in advance, or in 15-minute increments.

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IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS FOR HYDRO STORAGE IMPLEMENTING SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MODELS FOR HYDRO STORAGE

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Sep 13, 2019

Countries around the globe have set ambitious renewable energy targets and have grown increasingly reliant on sources such as wind and solar. However, to ensure that production is constantly equal to demand—a mandatory condition on the grid—they must be able to provide power when the wind doesn’t bl...

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What’s the Right Balance of Energy, Security and Sustainability? WHAT’S THE RIGHT BALANCE OF ENERGY, SECURITY AND SUSTAINABILITY?

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Sep 12, 2019

An energy transition is unfolding around the world. In efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and air pollution, governments are installing increasing amounts of wind and solar. Since 2000, renewable installations in the power sector have risen from 20 GW per year to around 160 GW per year and n...

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Bigtincan Hub Overview BIGTINCAN HUB OVERVIEW

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Sep 12, 2019

Bigtincan is the industry's leading Sales Enablement Automation platform, empowering Sales teams to win more and be more productive every day, while providing Marketing the ability to establish ROI on content creation efforts.

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California’s initiatives to overcome its challenges in the sun CALIFORNIA’S INITIATIVES TO OVERCOME ITS CHALLENGES IN THE SUN

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Sep 11, 2019

California is embracing energy storage as a reliability solution for an electrical grid that’s adopting more renewable, intermittent generation. Public agencies such as the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have set ambitious energy storage targets while companies across the state are develo...

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Another Huge Renewable Energy Park Proposed For South Australia ANOTHER HUGE RENEWABLE ENERGY PARK PROPOSED FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

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Sep 11, 2019

The Adelaide Advertiser reports (paywall) French company Neoen will announce “Goyder South”, which is to be constructed in the Burra region. The Advertiser states the total project involves 1200MW of wind power, 600MW of solar energy capacity and 900MW of battery storage. The first stage will be one...

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Hawaii HAWAII'S LARGEST SOLAR BLOCK GOES ONLINE

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Sep 10, 2019

The sun was shining brightly in Mililani on Tuesday as officials welcomed the the state’s largest collection of solar farms, a trio of sun-powered projects that will generate enough electricity to light up nearly 18,000 homes. Hawaii Gov. David Ige joined officials with Hawaiian Electric Co. and dev...

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A Renewable Energy Solution to Cut Costs and Provide Security A RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTION TO CUT COSTS AND PROVIDE SECURITY

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Sep 10, 2019

With rising energy costs, large manufactures are struggling to stay competitive. What is needed is a stable, clean, and affordable source of energy.

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Solar power to be world’s largest power source by 2035 SOLAR POWER TO BE WORLD’S LARGEST POWER SOURCE BY 2035

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Sep 10, 2019

Solar power is set to become the world’s largest source of power by 2035 as the cost of renewables falls, a new report has found. Publishing its fourth annual analysis of global energy trends, the renewable energy company Statkraft said that solar PV is already the world’s fastest-growing energy sou...

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Implementing Buyer Enablement in Your Sales Enablement Strategy (2019) IMPLEMENTING BUYER ENABLEMENT IN YOUR SALES ENABLEMENT STRATEGY (2019)

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Sep 10, 2019

The majority of the time I only had access to two TV channels, three on a good weather day, and I vividly remember when I first saw a color television. At this time, products and services were limited, and buyer choices were almost non-existent. Fast-forward to 2019. Not only do I have access to hun...

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The Role of Sales in Sales Enablement THE ROLE OF SALES IN SALES ENABLEMENT

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Sep 10, 2019

However, with a regular commute time that consumes a couple of hours each day, I have shifted my focus to podcasts and audiobooks. One of my favorite podcasts is the Inside Sales Enablement series by Scott Santucci and Brian Lambert. In their last episode, they spent time reviewing their thoughts an...

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How to get free power with a custom Solar System HOW TO GET FREE POWER WITH A CUSTOM SOLAR SYSTEM

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Sep 09, 2019

We looked at several different companies to do our solar panels - Baker just seemed like they were just a step above. They had an amazing team of specialists and great financing programs. The whole process was so easy. We were up and running quickly and with no capital expenditure. Over ten years th...

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What to do about Massachusetts’ Sputtering Solar Market? WHAT TO DO ABOUT MASSACHUSETTS’ SPUTTERING SOLAR MARKET?

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Sep 09, 2019

With solar installations down dramatically in Massachusetts, a national advocacy group is calling for the state to triple its solar energy target to 4,800 MW. In a new report, Vote Solar says that the policy change is crucial if the state expects to meet its clean energy goals and generate solar job...

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Why Floating Solar Is Essential For Our Future WHY FLOATING SOLAR IS ESSENTIAL FOR OUR FUTURE

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Sep 09, 2019

Solar power is already an important energy source and this will only continue to grow in popularity. With the introduction of floating solar now commonly being used to create solar farms, this demonstrates how much we could rely on floating solar in the future. Our blog looks into why floating solar...

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Integrating agriculture and solar generation INTEGRATING AGRICULTURE AND SOLAR GENERATION

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Sep 08, 2019

Bannerton Solar Park, located alongside an almond orchard in Victoria, is demonstrating the benefits of renewable energy generation on unused agriculture land.

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How to profit from green energy, reducing waste and boosting recycling HOW TO PROFIT FROM GREEN ENERGY, REDUCING WASTE AND BOOSTING RECYCLING

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Sep 05, 2019

The desire to look after the planet better has led to a huge rise in interest in drawing more of the energy we use from renewable and less polluting sources. Yet, for investors this presents a conundrum. The old energy sector - represented by oil, gas, coal and electricity – has been a rich source ...

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The Future of Renewables THE FUTURE OF RENEWABLES

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Sep 05, 2019

As the demand for clean, sustainable energy grows, cities and towns nationwide are leveraging renewable energy through programs like community solar. CohnReznick and CohnReznick Capital experts discuss this and other innovative trends shaping the future of renewable energy.

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Why Australia Is About to Beat Its Renewable Energy Target WHY AUSTRALIA IS ABOUT TO BEAT ITS RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET

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Sep 04, 2019

Australia is about to meet its renewable energy goals at lightning speed. The Clean Energy Regulator, the government body responsible for overseeing the targets, announced Wednesday that it has given the thumbs-up to enough energy capacity to meet its target for large-scale grid projects. The goal w...

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THE CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATING RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES INTO OFF-GRID POWER SYSTEMS THE CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATING RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES INTO OFF-GRID POWER SYSTEMS

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Sep 04, 2019

Off-grid power systems in remote areas generate most of their electricity from fossil fuels. However, these fuels are expensive and have a very negative impact on the environment. Integrating renewable energy sources, like solar and wind power, is an environmentally-friendly solution to the energy n...

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Why California May Go Nuclear WHY CALIFORNIA MAY GO NUCLEAR

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Sep 04, 2019

A California state legislator introduced an amendment to the state’s constitution that would classify nuclear energy as “renewable.” If the amendment passes, it would likely result in the continued operation of the state’s last nuclear plant, Diablo Canyon, well past 2025, its current closure date....

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Free Energy Systems Inter Tied With Power Grid Source FREE ENERGY SYSTEMS INTER TIED WITH POWER GRID SOURCE

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Sep 03, 2019

The power source of a free energy system could originate from a radiant energy generator, from a magnetic power generator, from a solar cell panel or even from a wind power generator. With the help of advance technology, these free energy systems could possibly produce more power such that an ordina...

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How renewables, natural gas and flat demand led to a drop in CO2 emissions from the U.S. power sector HOW RENEWABLES, NATURAL GAS AND FLAT DEMAND LED TO A DROP IN CO2 EMISSIONS FROM THE U.S. POWER SECTOR

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Sep 03, 2019

Decarbonizing the power sector in the United States will be critical to achieving the goal of a 100% clean economy by 2050 – especially since reaching “net-zero” greenhouse gas emissions across the economy means that other energy-using sectors such as buildings and transport will increasingly need t...

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Could Renewable and Nuclear Energy Be the Key to Fighting Climate Change? COULD RENEWABLE AND NUCLEAR ENERGY BE THE KEY TO FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE?

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Sep 03, 2019

One reason nuclear energy is less popular than other forms of energy, Poneman says, is because a country building a nuclear reactor must enter a 100-year customer relationship with a separate country that enriches uranium or it must enrich its own uranium. An Assured Nuclear Fuel Services Initiative...

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100% of EGP operations are powered by renewable sources 100% OF EGP OPERATIONS ARE POWERED BY RENEWABLE SOURCES

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Sep 02, 2019

Thanks to the wind energy produced by Diamond Vista park in Kansas, Enel Green Power was able to satisfy the energy needs of the company's office in the USA, powering operations with 100% renewable energy.

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Can Technology Drive Sustainability? CAN TECHNOLOGY DRIVE SUSTAINABILITY?

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Sep 02, 2019

Fortunately, demand for sustainable technology is providing incentives to organizations working on a host of new technologies that promise to create a more sustainable future. Here are some of the technologies under heavy development to keep an eye on. Carbon dioxide has been identified as the prima...

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USC To Save $100 Million With Solar + Energy Storage USC TO SAVE $100 MILLION WITH SOLAR + ENERGY STORAGE

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Aug 30, 2019

Queensland Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham “flicked the switch” on the University of the Sunshine Coast’s major solar and energy storage rollout yesterday – a project set to save USC a big bundle of bucks. 6,000 solar panels have been installed across the USC campus at Sippy Downs, with a collecti...

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Enel Green Power and Raptor Maps for the increase of solar energy efficiency ENEL GREEN POWER AND RAPTOR MAPS FOR THE INCREASE OF SOLAR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

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Aug 29, 2019

Enel Green Power in partnership with Raptor Maps is taking the operations and maintenance of solar farms to the next level. Watch the video to learn how Raptor Maps software is supporting to increase the efficiency at our solar farms by combining artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced a...

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How Smart Grid Technology Is Driving Renewable Energy HOW SMART GRID TECHNOLOGY IS DRIVING RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Aug 29, 2019

The concept of smart grid technology is contributing to the rise in renewable energy as grid integration becomes a key component in making that happen. Renewable energy, whether produced by regional utilities or self-contained enterprises, is thriving, and IoT infrastructure and related technologies...

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Why the New Madison Logic Oracle Eloqua Integration is so Exciting for Marketers WHY THE NEW MADISON LOGIC ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION IS SO EXCITING FOR MARKETERS

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Aug 29, 2019

Madison Logic is excited to announce a bi-directional integration with Oracle Eloqua, combining best-in-class lead and campaign management skills with Madison Logic’s global reach and advanced targeting. Now Oracle Marketing Automation users are able to align their messaging and targeting throughout...

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States March toward 100% Clean Energy–Who’s Next? STATES MARCH TOWARD 100% CLEAN ENERGY–WHO’S NEXT?

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Aug 28, 2019

One year ago this week, the California legislature passed landmark legislation committing the state’s power providers to supplying 60% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and setting a target of 100% clean, or carbon-free, power by mid century. It was a bold action that significantly ...

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What Would Happen if the World Actually Ran on Renewable Energy? WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THE WORLD ACTUALLY RAN ON RENEWABLE ENERGY?

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Aug 28, 2019

The main solution to climate change is well known — stop burning fossil fuels. How to do this is more complicated, but as a scholar who does energy modeling, I and others see the outlines of a post-fossil-fuel future: We make electricity with renewable sources and electrify almost everything. That m...

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Renewable energy capacity surpasses 80 GW mark RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY SURPASSES 80 GW MARK

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Aug 28, 2019

Renewable energy capacity has crossed the 80 GW mark which comprises 29.55 GW solar energy and 36.37 GW wind power. The Central government has set an ambitious target of having 175 GW clean energy capacity by 2022, including 100 GW solar and 60 GW wind energy.

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The Business Case for Drones in Energy Operations. THE BUSINESS CASE FOR DRONES IN ENERGY OPERATIONS.

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Aug 28, 2019

More than an industry trend, drone programs truly offer better data to inform business decisions. They provide a practical solution for every day problems facing businesses in power Transmission and Distribution (T&D), Wind, and Solar, and they support business efforts to avoid hazardous man-hours; ...

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7,500 LG Solar Panels Power Major Australian Logistics Centre with 3MW System 7,500 LG SOLAR PANELS POWER MAJOR AUSTRALIAN LOGISTICS CENTRE WITH 3MW SYSTEM

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Aug 27, 2019

LG Solar today announced the completion of one of the largest installations of roof-mounted solar panels in the Southern Hemisphere, at the Moorebank Logistics Park in Sydney. More than 7,500 LG NeON 2 panels have been installed by Modcol, a leading Australian electrical company that services large-...

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Support the NY Renewables Protection Act SUPPORT THE NY RENEWABLES PROTECTION ACT

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Aug 27, 2019

Alliance for Clean Energy NY brings legislators and industry leaders on a tour of Brookfield Renewable Hydro facility.

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Researchers Develop A Better Way To Harness The Power Of Solar Panels RESEARCHERS DEVELOP A BETTER WAY TO HARNESS THE POWER OF SOLAR PANELS

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Aug 27, 2019

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels In a new study, the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system and reduces the volume of power currently being w...

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Florida lawmakers try again for 100-percent clean energy by 2050 FLORIDA LAWMAKERS TRY AGAIN FOR 100-PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY BY 2050

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Aug 27, 2019

The Amazon is burning, Trump skipped out on the G7 climate change meeting, and the rise in global temperatures is helping a flesh-eating bacteria spread. All in all, not a great week for planet Earth. As legislators try to combat climate change on a global and national scale, Florida lawmakers are...

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Solar San Diego California SOLAR SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA

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Aug 26, 2019

With solar energy, you could help restore balance to your SDGE utility bills, ensuring you don’t get gouged during those summer months by the utility company. Instead, you get to enjoy energy savings, boosted home value, and a reduced carbon footprint! We’re passionate about bringing more solar powe...

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Unlocking Renewable Energy for All UNLOCKING RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

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Aug 26, 2019

When I joined Google, in 2007, wind and solar were still nascent technologies, often too expensive to make business sense for most companies. Today, though, we’re living in a whole different world. Clean energy is outcompeting fossil fuels on grids around the globe and companies and organizations ar...

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Solar power could replace all US hydro dams using ‘just 13% of the space’ SOLAR POWER COULD REPLACE ALL US HYDRO DAMS USING ‘JUST 13% OF THE SPACE’

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Aug 26, 2019

Banks of solar panels would be able to replace every electricity-producing dam in the US using just 13% of the space, according to a new study. The researchers say this “surprisingly modest” figure provides a “tantalising” vision of what could be achieved if the nation phased out a power source that...

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Why Warm Weather Is Bad For Solar Panels WHY WARM WEATHER IS BAD FOR SOLAR PANELS

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Aug 22, 2019

Solar power has emerged as the dominant renewable source of energy in many places with a lot of sunny days during any given year. One would think solar would flourish even more spectacularly as the Earth warms—which is what all reports on the topic warn about—but, according to a new study, one would...

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Storage developer buys into Texas wind STORAGE DEVELOPER BUYS INTO TEXAS WIND

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Aug 22, 2019

The portfolio of projects has been acquired from Exelon, a Fortune 100 company deeply involved in conventional energy, especially nuclear, and which is divesting from some of its renewable projects. Glidepath says it will be able to optimise the performance of the wind facilities with on-site batte...

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Reliable Infrastructure for Renewable Energy RELIABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Aug 22, 2019

As renewable energy increases in the form of wind and solar, it is critical that solar and wind farms are equipped with the safest and most reliable infrastructure products. Where Panduit can help is by having the right products with the right solutions engineered to meet your performance requiremen...

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Offshore wind farm to be built in Massachusetts OFFSHORE WIND FARM TO BE BUILT IN MASSACHUSETTS

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Aug 22, 2019

Vineyard Wind have announced that company shareholders have affirmed a commitment to deliver a proposed 800 MW wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts, albeit with a delayed project schedule. This decision follows the 9 August determination by the US Department of the Interior (DOI) to significant...

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Anatomy of Today’s Global Traveler ANATOMY OF TODAY’S GLOBAL TRAVELER

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Aug 22, 2019

Where does the modern traveler come from? Where is s/he going? How does s/he get there? As the world grows ever-smaller, more and more people are traveling to a growing number of places each year. Increasingly, they’re getting there by leveraging digital tools. Savvy travel and hospitality brands ca...

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Crypto containers who are they for renewable energy fit tariff CRYPTO CONTAINERS WHO ARE THEY FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY FIT TARIFF

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Aug 21, 2019

Do you own solar panels, an AD plant, or other renewable energy infrastructure? If so, you should be intrigued as to why everyone is investing in cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency mining in your sector.

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Creating Content That Improves CX: A Q&A with Lionbridge & Aprimo CREATING CONTENT THAT IMPROVES CX: A Q&A WITH LIONBRIDGE & APRIMO

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Aug 21, 2019

Today’s brands face numerous challenges. They need to create a customized, excellent experience for each and every customer worldwide. To do that, they need to create high-quality, on-target content. They need to create that content quickly, effectively, and for audiences who speak multiple language...

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Lionbridge Brand Video LIONBRIDGE BRAND VIDEO

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Aug 21, 2019

Our roots began in translation but what we do today goes well beyond – from content creation to linguistics, to artificial intelligence (AI). We create global relevance, driven by humanity and amplified by technology. Connecting our customers with their communities and driving brand awareness.

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Renewable electricity is the solution to the climate crisis RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY IS THE SOLUTION TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS

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Aug 21, 2019

This year at Doane, the Climate Reality Project Campus Corps of Doane University are working to help Doane commit to 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030. There are a number of benefits to pursuing this: lower costs, lower environmental impact, first in the state, etc. Doane was not only the first sch...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-time and on-...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as vocabul...

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Energy Industry Learning Challenges ENERGY INDUSTRY LEARNING CHALLENGES

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Aug 21, 2019

The energy industry employs approximately 6.5 million Americans today. According to a recent U.S. Energy and Employment Report, approximately 65,000 net new jobs were added in 2018. Today’s global energy sector organizations are struggling to balance talent shortages with changing skillsets. They al...

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FINANCING THE ENERGY TRANSFORMATION FINANCING THE ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

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Aug 21, 2019

The energy sector is in the midst of a major global transformation. The falling cost of renewable energy coupled with the widespread use of digitized approaches to managing power generation and energy storage assets has accelerated the arrival of a distributed, intelligent energy ecosystem. Navigant...

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Going Global 101: How Your Competition Can Be Your Best Resource GOING GLOBAL 101: HOW YOUR COMPETITION CAN BE YOUR BEST RESOURCE

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Aug 20, 2019

Lace-up your sneakers and step up to the starting line: you’re ready to reach countless customers in new markets.  You’ve secured your spot in the Global Marketplace (whether by default or design).  But before you sprint away, take a good look around you. You are not alone in this race. You are one ...

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How Kenya is harnessing the wind for green energy HOW KENYA IS HARNESSING THE WIND FOR GREEN ENERGY

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Aug 20, 2019

The renewable energy sector in Kenya is among the most active in Africa. In Kenya, investment grew from virtually zero in 2009 to US$1.3 billion in 2010 across technologies such as wind, geothermal, small-scale hydro and biofuels.

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What commercial solar project managers need to know to add storage to their offerings WHAT COMMERCIAL SOLAR PROJECT MANAGERS NEED TO KNOW TO ADD STORAGE TO THEIR OFFERINGS

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Aug 20, 2019

With many solar companies getting involved in storage projects, it is crucial that the project team understands the differences between the two technologies. Good project managers use their previous solar experience to anticipate risks that could derail their commercial solar-plus-storage budgets an...

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Wind And Solar Gaining Edge Over Natural Gas WIND AND SOLAR GAINING EDGE OVER NATURAL GAS

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Aug 20, 2019

A new U.S. Dept. of Energy study shows that the cost of generating more power through wind turbines is cheaper now than buying fuel at an expected price from an equivalent natural gas plant. That means wind will become even more competitive in capturing more power capacity in coming years with natur...

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Why We Still Need the Solar ITC WHY WE STILL NEED THE SOLAR ITC

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Aug 20, 2019

The solar ITC currently calls for a 30 percent tax credit for installed solar systems. However, it is scheduled to step down to 26 percent next year. The ITC will then fall to 22 percent in 2021, and permanently go down to 10 percent for commercial and zero percent for residential in 2022. The reduc...

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Time to move away from Natural Gas - Let’s embrace new and existing renewable energy technologies TIME TO MOVE AWAY FROM NATURAL GAS - LET’S EMBRACE NEW AND EXISTING RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

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Aug 19, 2019

I believe that we can significantly reduce our reliance on natural gas by utilising the renewable energy technologies that we already have. Traditionally the problem with renewables has been around intermittency, output and cost. They have been unable to produce electricity consistently for long per...

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Wind, Solar & Garbage-to-Energy on Maui? WIND, SOLAR & GARBAGE-TO-ENERGY ON MAUI?

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Aug 19, 2019

Wind and solar energy combined with storage are the cheapest forms of electricity in Hawai`i. There have been efforts to diversify the renewable energy mix by adding a garbage-to-energy facility on Maui and a forest-to-energy facility on the Big Island. Anaergia, a subsidiary UTS Bioenergy, sought t...

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Controversy in Oaxaca, Mexico over Latin America’s biggest wind farm CONTROVERSY IN OAXACA, MEXICO OVER LATIN AMERICA’S BIGGEST WIND FARM

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Aug 19, 2019

Countries across the world are increasingly looking to renewable energy sources to limit the impact of environmental damage to the planet. Mexico, for example, recently installed Latin America's largest windfarm, but it has caused problems within the local community.

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Indonesia should put more energy into renewable power INDONESIA SHOULD PUT MORE ENERGY INTO RENEWABLE POWER

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Aug 19, 2019

Air pollution is worsening in Jakarta and West Java, while tens of millions of people experienced a day-long blackout earlier this month after gas-powered electricity generators failed and significant proportions of eastern Indonesia have do not have reliable power supplies. So why does Indonesia re...

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Advantages of Solar Panel Homemade Generators ADVANTAGES OF SOLAR PANEL HOMEMADE GENERATORS

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Aug 18, 2019

With the rising energy costs, people had been forced to look at alternative energy sources, particularly the green energy options. It is quite easy nowadays to have your own homemade generator, with the parts, assembly kits, and teaching manuals available easily even on the Internet. The solar panel...

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Offshore wind powers the opportunity for a new ocean energy resource OFFSHORE WIND POWERS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW OCEAN ENERGY RESOURCE

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Aug 16, 2019

Interest in offshore wind has exploded in the three years since the Block Island Wind Farm became the first U.S. offshore wind project. States up and down the East Coast have made big commitments to offshore wind, and there are intriguing projects in the works off California’s coast and the Great La...

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The Best Nuclear Power Plants is Our Sun THE BEST NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS IS OUR SUN

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Aug 16, 2019

The best nuclear power plants is our sun fenough sunlight1 hits the earth every minute to satisfy the energy needs of the planet fur one full year

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The UK THE UK'S ANSWER TO ENERGY IS BLOWING IN THE WIND

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Aug 16, 2019

By 2030, the UK plans to source one-third of it's electricity from offshore wind. We took a trip to to Grimsby, England, to find out more. After thousands of Australians chipped in to Australia's biggest crowd-funding campaign, the abolished Climate Commission has relaunched as the new, independent ...

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CROSS-BORDER WIND PROJECTS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY CROSS-BORDER WIND PROJECTS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITY

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Aug 16, 2019

The price for wind energy in Mexico has become increasingly cost-competitive with U.S. rates. However, with U.S. Production Tax Credits (PTC) set to expire in 2020, Mexico-based projects may become more cost-effective to build and operate. With demand for clean energy growing, cross-border opportuni...

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Wyoming wind farm using more efficient turbines WYOMING WIND FARM USING MORE EFFICIENT TURBINES

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Aug 15, 2019

Bigger, more efficient equipment will allow an electric utility to redevelop Wyoming's first commercial wind farm so it produces the same amount of power with far fewer turbines, an example of the growing feasibility of renewable energy in the top U.S. coal-mining state. Portland, Oregon-based Pacif...

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Can Nuclear Power Be Saved? CAN NUCLEAR POWER BE SAVED?

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Aug 14, 2019

Whither nuclear power? That question has become more important as energy policies evolve to emphasize emissions-free “green” energy and an increased electrification of the U.S. economy. Some environmentalists consider nuclear power to be crucial to reducing carbon emissions; others continue to vehem...

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Best Practices for Implementing the Energy Efficiency Directive(EED) BEST PRACTICES FOR IMPLEMENTING THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY DIRECTIVE(EED)

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Aug 14, 2019

The European Union has set an ambitious goal of improving energy efficiency by 20% by 2020. The new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) offers some best practices on how to identify initiatives with the greatest potential to improve efficiency, how to prioritize efficiency investments, and how to ensu...

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NATURAL GAS: A PARTNER FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY NATURAL GAS: A PARTNER FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Aug 14, 2019

Solar and wind are renewable energy sources that promise zero carbon emissions. However, we still cannot rely on them exclusively for our growing power needs. Sudden drops or rises in output canrefctptoweter quality and even damage expensive For now, renewable energy sources require a storage or co...

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2020 Content Marketing Spectrum 2020 CONTENT MARKETING SPECTRUM

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Aug 14, 2019

This is a video explainer of the difference between Content Marketing, Branded Content and Native Advertising - with examples to help put it all into context.Accompanying video that tried to separate signal from noise on the different approaches of content in the business.

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CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST? CX IN THE AGE OF PRIVACY AND TRUST, PART 3: CAN WE (RE)BUILD TRUST?

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Aug 14, 2019

This is the third in a series of articles on creating, maintaining, and optimizing great customer experiences in the context of mounting concerns about privacy and increasingly strict regulations governing data processing. We address topics such as consent strategies, the role of trust, the elements...

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DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER DIVERSE VOICES STRENGTHEN BRAND CHARACTER

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Aug 14, 2019

What character appears in the most films and television programs? Dracula? God? Santa Claus?  All of those make the top ten list, but none is the correct answer. Satan (or The Devil) is a character is more than 840 projects – more than any other character. If you limit the list to mortals, the Guinn...

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The History of Content Marketing THE HISTORY OF CONTENT MARKETING

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Aug 14, 2019

If you want some insights into where the content marketing industry may be headed, it might just help to take a look at where it’s been. As we pointed out when CMI shared its History of Content Marketing infographic in 2012, brands have been telling their stories to audiences for hundreds of years. ...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who are under tremendous pressure ...

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Green Power Energy Solar System Walkthrough GREEN POWER ENERGY SOLAR SYSTEM WALKTHROUGH

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Aug 13, 2019

At the commissioning of every solar array, Green Power Energy sends out a customer service representative to walk the homeowner through the system components. This helps to understand the electronics in the house, and also helps the homeowner understand how to reset any issue themselves should a bre...

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How Organic Valley Achieved 100 Percent Renewable Energy HOW ORGANIC VALLEY ACHIEVED 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Aug 13, 2019

Tariffs imposed in 2018 have created uncertainty and job losses in the solar industry. While challenging, the silver lining is that the looming threat of more tariffs has inspired companies, states, and businesses to innovate in order to continue to shift the U.S. energy system toward more renewable...

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ARE SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENT TAX CREDITS LOSING POWER? ARE SOLAR ENERGY INVESTMENT TAX CREDITS LOSING POWER?

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Aug 13, 2019

Solar energy – that perpetual, inexhaustible power source – has been harnessed and used by us to provide heating and cooling in our homes, offices and schools for decades; and, as an alternative to fossil fuels, it has become a potent symbol of conservation. Corralling and using solar energy commerc...

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Solar Panel Maintenance: How to Maximise Your Green Energy SOLAR PANEL MAINTENANCE: HOW TO MAXIMISE YOUR GREEN ENERGY

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Aug 13, 2019

July saw Edinburgh’s hottest ever day on record. As evidence of climate change increases at an alarming rate, using clean energy sources -like solar panels – is more critical than ever. And solar panel maintenance enables you to maximise your output of that green energy. Last month’s record-breaking...

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LG&E and KU - Ford Motor Company, Founding Partner of Solar Share LG&E AND KU - FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOUNDING PARTNER OF SOLAR SHARE

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Aug 12, 2019

Building a more sustainable future for Kentucky is a team effort. Thanks to Ford Motor Company, our first major founding partner, along with communities, businesses and residents across the state, LG&E and KU are able to continue growing locally-produced solar energy that’s perfect for those who don...

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How the future is shaping up for the renewable energy market HOW THE FUTURE IS SHAPING UP FOR THE RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET

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Aug 12, 2019

The renewable energy market could witness tremendous growth in the coming years as new technologies boost efficiency while adoption continues to grow. New technologies are improving electric power generation from renewable energy sources like solar and wind. Meanwhile, emerging markets, especially d...

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Renewable Energy Project List RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT LIST

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Aug 09, 2019

Salesforce is a cloud pioneer. The cloud runs on electricity, which today comes predominantly from burning fossil fuels -- a major source of global greenhouse gas emissions. Since making our first public commitment to 100% Renewable Energy in 2013, Salesforce has been working toward a clean energy f...

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THE FIVE FACTORS DEFINING BANKABLE DATA THE FIVE FACTORS DEFINING BANKABLE DATA

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Aug 09, 2019

Minimizing your cost of capital to ensure strong economics for your solar project requires use of a bankable solar resource dataset. The following five factors define bankable solar resource datasets: Developed solar radiation models that have been incorporated in standard solar energy and daylighti...

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Global renewable energy investment is slowing down. Should we worry? GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT IS SLOWING DOWN. SHOULD WE WORRY?

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Aug 09, 2019

Investment in renewable energy around the world is entering a new phase that will require governments and the private sector to re-think the way they develop projects. For the last decade, renewable energy such as solar power and onshore wind has been playing a key role in providing energy access as...

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San Jose Clean Energy, EDP Renewables sign large solar-plus-storage PPA SAN JOSE CLEAN ENERGY, EDP RENEWABLES SIGN LARGE SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE PPA

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Aug 08, 2019

San Jose Clean Energy (SJCE) and EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America, signed a 20-year power purchase agreement for 100 megawatts of new solar energy and 10 MW of battery storage at the Sonrisa Solar Park in Fresno County, California. The project...

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These Giant Wind Turbines, Inspired by Palm Trees, May Be the Future of Renewable Energy THESE GIANT WIND TURBINES, INSPIRED BY PALM TREES, MAY BE THE FUTURE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Aug 08, 2019

See how University of Virginia researchers, inspired by the structure and resilience of palm trees, are revolutionizing the design of wind turbines to provide more renewable energy in the U.S. and, eventually, around the world.

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Another Sewage Treatment Facility Turns To Solar Energy ANOTHER SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITY TURNS TO SOLAR ENERGY

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Aug 08, 2019

Queensland’s Unitywater has installed solar panels at its Kenilworth sewage treatment plant and added another interesting green feature. The plant is situated near the small town of Kenilworth in the Mary Valley area of the Sunshine Coast. As far as commercial solar power systems go, the Kenilworth ...

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How many peak sun hours do solar panels need? HOW MANY PEAK SUN HOURS DO SOLAR PANELS NEED?

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Aug 07, 2019

If you're considering purchasing solar panels for your home, you are probably wondering whether or not you receive enough sunlight where you live. You may have also heard that it's not just the total amount of sunlight, but the 'peak sun hours' you get that is a key criterion. In this blog, we expla...