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DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT DECK 7 WEBINAR BENCHMARKS AND BEST PRACTICES REPORT

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Mar 23, 2020

Read the Deck 7 Webinar Benchmarks & Best Practices Report to see how your webinars measure against market benchmarks. And learn about the best practices

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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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Global Industry Agenda: Energy, Environment and Utilities – 2018 GLOBAL INDUSTRY AGENDA: ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT AND UTILITIES – 2018

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May 03, 2019

Learn how IBM Environment and Utilities describes disruptions manifested in Energy,Environment and Utilities.

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Success Stories in the Smart Water Evolution SUCCESS STORIES IN THE SMART WATER EVOLUTION

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May 02, 2019

Yorkshire Water produces 1.3 billion liters of clean water and treats one billion liters of water in its waste water networks every single day. The company has 686 treatment facilities spread across northern England and 83,000 kilometers of water pipelines, which is enough to circle the earth twice....

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A Deluge of BIG DATA The Connected Water Utility A DELUGE OF BIG DATA THE CONNECTED WATER UTILITY

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May 02, 2019

Data management is a top concern for today’s water utilities. Without adequate technology, water utilities risk wasting time and money struggling with disparate raw data from a wide range of sources. Under the PI System, water utilities can gain access to new insights and automatic alerts when probl...

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Geothermal Energy: How it Works and Stacks Up Against Coal GEOTHERMAL ENERGY: HOW IT WORKS AND STACKS UP AGAINST COAL

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Apr 16, 2020

To maintain the goals of the Paris Agreement and save the Earth from ecological breakdown, one of the most important things experts agree we need to do is transition to a renewable energy economy. While most of us may associate renewable energy with wind energy and solar energy, there are several ot...

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What does Covid-19 mean for Renewable Energy? WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY?

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Apr 15, 2020

Covid-19. It’s everywhere, and it’s probably the reason that your food cupboards are unusually more stocked than usual, or the fact that you’re likely reading this blog from the confines of your own home, as opposed to at your office or during your daily commute. But, despite the impact to business,...

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

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Apr 13, 2020

A third of the globe’s currently installed electricity system comes from renewable energy. Here, we will focus on all you need to know about renewable energy, wind farms and why it matters.

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Renewable Fuels Will Help Pave the Way to a 100% Renewable Energy RENEWABLE FUELS WILL HELP PAVE THE WAY TO A 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Apr 10, 2020

The need to reduce carbon emissions is real. In 2018, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported that global emissions would need to reach net-zero (or carbon-neutral) by 2050 to prevent severe climate change impacts. Electricity is a major contributor—electricity generation was respo...

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How Artificial Intelligence is changing the Energy Sector HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS CHANGING THE ENERGY SECTOR

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Apr 09, 2020

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, has gained relevance in many different fields of our life, using machine learning to analyse historical and new data in order to make predictions, improve control operation and perform tasks much faster than a human and with more efficiency. The energy sector is using...

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Toyota Green Energy could focus on offshore wind for hydrogen TOYOTA GREEN ENERGY COULD FOCUS ON OFFSHORE WIND FOR HYDROGEN

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Apr 09, 2020

The world’s largest automotive company, Toyota, has announced a joint venture to enter the renewable power generation industry, setting up Toyota Green Energy in its home country of Japan. While initially this will focus on powering the company’s operations with clean electricity, the long-term coul...

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How to maximize renewables in the energy mix? HOW TO MAXIMIZE RENEWABLES IN THE ENERGY MIX?

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Apr 08, 2020

How to maximize renewable in the energy mix and energy storage help to integrate renewable in the grid.

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Here are the Best Ways to Optimize Your Solar Power HERE ARE THE BEST WAYS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR SOLAR POWER

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Apr 08, 2020

Let’s take a look at the common case. It’s not a secret that we charge our devices for work or study at the office or at uni. When we are asked to do everything from home, we must use our own electricity to power our essential devices for work. Without even realizing, we also need to turn on the hea...

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How is the pandemic affecting the energy industry? HOW IS THE PANDEMIC AFFECTING THE ENERGY INDUSTRY?

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Apr 08, 2020

There are many ways the Corona Virus pandemic will change our world forever including the impact it will have on various industries. Our industry will be changed in ways we cannot yet imagine. However, some of the positive and negative impacts it will have are beginning to emerge including on oil de...

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What It Really Means When Google and Apple Say They Run on 100% Renewable Energy WHAT IT REALLY MEANS WHEN GOOGLE AND APPLE SAY THEY RUN ON 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Apr 08, 2020

Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft — the five companies that arguably make up “big tech” — say they are either already powered by 100% renewable energy or are close to getting there. Together these companies own and operate more than a hundred data centers (each the size of multiple foot...

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The Clean Energy Solution Today, and Into The Future THE CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTION TODAY, AND INTO THE FUTURE

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Apr 07, 2020

Renewable propane is the next chapter of clean energy for businesses. It has all the benefits of conventional propane: clean, affordable, and with an abundant supply on the horizon. Some of the world’s cleanest, most efficient engines are only made possible with propane. As we continue to perfect th...

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Why Solar Power Is A Good Investment WHY SOLAR POWER IS A GOOD INVESTMENT

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Apr 07, 2020

When done right, solar power is a safe investment that can save you thousands of dollars a year - for decades! As Jonathan explains, the returns on a solar power system can be so good, you'd need to invest over $250,000 in a 10-year bond (at 1%) to get the same return a good quality solar system.

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS FAST-FORWARDS GREEN ENERGY 10 YEARS INTO THE FUTURE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS FAST-FORWARDS GREEN ENERGY 10 YEARS INTO THE FUTURE

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Apr 06, 2020

As businesses shut down and many work from home around the world, electricity demand has reduced in COVID-19 hotspots. This could have a knock-on effect for the renewable sector. China, where the outbreak first took hold, is the world’s biggest electricity consumer. Output from factories has been su...

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Major Sustainability Impact via Renewable Power MAJOR SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT VIA RENEWABLE POWER

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Apr 06, 2020

Globally, there is increased interest and investment in sustainable forms of energy via commercialized renewable power technologies such as solar (thermal and photovoltaics), wind, biomass, geothermal, and other viable sources that are at the center stage. As part of the definitive pathways towards...

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Leading the Way Forward for DER Grid Management LEADING THE WAY FORWARD FOR DER GRID MANAGEMENT

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Apr 05, 2020

Distributed energy resources (DERs) are changing the landscape for electric utilities. As adoption goes mainstream, utilities are shifting operating strategies and business models to accommodate DERs such as wind/solar generation, electric vehicles, battery storage, heat pumps and any controllable l...

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Why attracting new talent to the renewable energy industry matters now WHY ATTRACTING NEW TALENT TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY MATTERS NOW

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Apr 03, 2020

With a global pandemic in full swing, climate change is no longer the main emergency hitting the news. As countries all over world have introduced social distancing and isolation restrictions to limit the spread of the virus, carbon emissions have dropped as non-essential sectors have ceased their u...

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Applying grid-scale renewable energy storage solutions APPLYING GRID-SCALE RENEWABLE ENERGY STORAGE SOLUTIONS

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Apr 02, 2020

Procorre Consulting supports Corre Energy as a thought leader in the application of grid scale energy storage solutions. Corre Energy designs, develops, engineers, procures, constructs, operates and manages mass-energy storage facilities which comprise of assets, that include Compressed Air Energy S...

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How Clean Energy is Part of Economic Recovery after Pandemic HOW CLEAN ENERGY IS PART OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY AFTER PANDEMIC

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Apr 02, 2020

Policymakers looking to rebuild our economy must keep in mind peoples’ needs for the future after this public health crisis. Now, medical and safety needs for frontline workers are the first priority. Thinking about recovery, strengthening policies for the clean power sector and the people who work ...

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How the solar industry can deal with supply chain interruptions during COVID-19 HOW THE SOLAR INDUSTRY CAN DEAL WITH SUPPLY CHAIN INTERRUPTIONS DURING COVID-19

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Apr 01, 2020

With the onslaught of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, we are all experiencing an unprecedented time. As the global economy wrestles with defining which industries and businesses are essential and non-essential, the United States has determined that construction, manufacturing and energy are essenti...

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Will the Coronavirus Bring Clouds to this Solar Energy ETF? WILL THE CORONAVIRUS BRING CLOUDS TO THIS SOLAR ENERGY ETF?

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Apr 01, 2020

The capital markets are well aware of the stress and strife that coronavirus is putting on oil prices as the commodity continues to test new lows. One byproduct of the pandemic, however, that might not be getting enough coverage is the cloudy doom and gloom that the virus is bringing to the solar en...

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What the Renewables Industry Wants From the Next Stimulus Bill WHAT THE RENEWABLES INDUSTRY WANTS FROM THE NEXT STIMULUS BILL

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Apr 01, 2020

The U.S. renewables industry was left out of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed last week, but the battle is far from over. Congress is already considering further legislation to rescue the economy from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, and renewable energy groups are ready to br...

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Organic Photovoltaics – Truly Green Energy: “Ultra-Low Carbon Footprint” ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAICS – TRULY GREEN ENERGY: “ULTRA-LOW CARBON FOOTPRINT”

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Mar 30, 2020

The global warming effect is unequivocal, and solar energy will play a major role in the most important battle of the 21st century: enabling increased energy consumption while minimizing the impact on our environment. In order to achieve the climate protection targets as soon as possible, the enviro...

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The Best Ways to Utilize Renewable Energy THE BEST WAYS TO UTILIZE RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Mar 29, 2020

Energy plays an important role in our daily lives. Shifting to renewable sources of energy to support climate change offset is an outstanding solution that must be persistently followed, to meet the future generations’ energy needs. The world will never stop consuming renewable energy. As each natio...

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Four Ways to Safeguard Solar Panels from Environmental Damage FOUR WAYS TO SAFEGUARD SOLAR PANELS FROM ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE

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Mar 27, 2020

As one of the best renewable sources available, solar energy is recognized for its clean power and affordability. And like most equipment, solar panels and systems need regular maintenance to prevent damage and keep them running as efficiently as possible. If you have clients with businesses that ut...

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4 Ways to Know Solar is a Good Fit for your Business 4 WAYS TO KNOW SOLAR IS A GOOD FIT FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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Mar 27, 2020

Big or small, many industrial businesses can reap the benefits of installing solar power. When considering going solar, business executives should consider their goals of the project. Are you interested in going solar to cut your energy consumption and energy costs, being green-friendly to create a ...

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A Clean Energy Source of the Future? A CLEAN ENERGY SOURCE OF THE FUTURE?

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Mar 27, 2020

You know things are getting exciting when German bureaucrats are turning emotional, as happened one month ago in Berlin: “Hydrogen is the shit! And we need it desperately.” Thomas Herdan, the bureaucrat in question, is a prominent policymaker in the German Economic Ministry and, until that moment, w...

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COVID-19 and its initial impact on the energy sector COVID-19 AND ITS INITIAL IMPACT ON THE ENERGY SECTOR

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Mar 26, 2020

As we continue to face an unprecedented global health crisis, our Head of Smart Generation Sales, Angus Widdowson looks at the initial impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the UK energy sector. With the UK on lockdown, many businesses closing and the majority of Britain’s workforce now working fr...

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These solar-charged electric vehicles could change the world THESE SOLAR-CHARGED ELECTRIC VEHICLES COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

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Mar 25, 2020

With people working from home and generally staying in spring 2020, publications around the world have reported on a significant decrease in air pollution. Wouldn't it be great if we could keep emissions low, even after the threat of Covid-19 has dissipated? One company is trying to make that happen...

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Artificial Intelligence in the energy sector: opportunities and challenges ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE ENERGY SECTOR: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

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Mar 25, 2020

AI is certainly the talk about the hour nowadays. In high-tech industry, AI is the one with most potential. But before proceeding and discussing further on this exciting technology, we’d like to first understand what AI means-: As power is being generated from more volatile sources like solar and wi...

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8 Reasons Why Right Now Is A Great Time To Go Solar 8 REASONS WHY RIGHT NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO GO SOLAR

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Mar 23, 2020

The impacts of the coronavirus COVID-19 are being increasingly felt throughout the country, but the usual bills – including electricity bills – keep rolling in. There’s a lot that really sucks financially-speaking at the moment, but there are some bright spots. Here’s why now is a particularly good ...

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Are Solar Workers ‘Essential’? The Industry May Soon Find Out ARE SOLAR WORKERS ‘ESSENTIAL’? THE INDUSTRY MAY SOON FIND OUT

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Mar 23, 2020

The U.S. solar industry is preparing to argue that its workers are essential to the economy as it copes with a growing pile of government-mandated shutdowns to combat the spread of COVID-19. State-, county- and city-wide shutdowns, which are already in place in California, the nation's largest solar...

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10 ways coronavirus is changing energy and climate change 10 WAYS CORONAVIRUS IS CHANGING ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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Mar 23, 2020

The various impacts are occurring both now and into the future. Most changes don’t bode well for acting on climate change and transitioning to cleaner energy. Global carbon dioxide emissions are likely to drop this year, due to the global economy faltering. That’s not a silver lining to the novel co...

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The Impact on Clean Energy THE IMPACT ON CLEAN ENERGY

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Mar 21, 2020

Senate’s coronavirus stimulus package fails to address challenges for renewables, and WoodMac lowers its 2020 global wind forecast. Follow the latest developments here. For all their momentum, the clean-energy sectors — solar, wind, energy storage, and companies transforming the power grid — will no...

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ADVANTAGES OF RENEWABLE RESOURCES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY ADVANTAGES OF RENEWABLE RESOURCES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

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Mar 19, 2020

This article explores the benefits of renewable energy classified into a variety of types that includes solar energy solutions, hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, and biomass. Mostly, Wind Turbines and Solar Panels are essential to every area as it increases the health value of a community. Promoting ...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Solar, Storage and other Energy Sectors CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IMPACTING SOLAR, STORAGE AND OTHER ENERGY SECTORS

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Mar 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted just about every sector of the economy, and that now includes the energy sector, according to analysts and media reports. Beyond just constricting demand, the virus had begun to undermine energy-related supply chains; the solar, utility storage and electric vehicl...

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The Digital Transformation of Wind Energy THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF WIND ENERGY

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Mar 16, 2020

Transformation and how it is changing the world around us at an accelerated pace. We started the conversation with highlights on The Digital Transformation of Smart Facilities and The Digital Transformation of Smart Process Industries and examined the impact of digital transformation being seen in ...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PROJECT SPECIFIC INSURANCE RENEWABLE ENERGY: IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PROJECT SPECIFIC INSURANCE

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Mar 16, 2020

We are certain that everyone involved in renewable energy projects are thinking about the impact Covid-19 will have on your projects being planned, built or operated. The following blog is not to be used as a full guideline, but rather an overview of our perspective on the situation. With the global...

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Top 5 Things to Look For in a Sustainable Energy Partner TOP 5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR IN A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PARTNER

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Mar 12, 2020

Organizations worldwide are prioritizing renewable energy as a path to achieving increasingly ambitious sustainability goals. Many organizations are committing to 100 percent sourced renewable energy through initiatives like RE100. When sustainability goals are publicized, the stakes for achievement...

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How Much Solar Does My Business Really Need? HOW MUCH SOLAR DOES MY BUSINESS REALLY NEED?

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Mar 12, 2020

Solar, it’s everywhere. You’ve probably already installed it at home and now you might be looking to invest in it for your business. Something we see far too often in the commercial space is overcapitalisation or oversizing. Our client’s often say, “but Time Solar Installers have offered me a 100kW ...

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Coronavirus’ effect on the renewable energy sector CORONAVIRUS’ EFFECT ON THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

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Mar 12, 2020

Both renewable power projects and conventional energy operations have felt the constriction of global supply chains, which are currently being limited in a global effort to fight and contain the spread of the virus. Many manufacturers of wind turbines and their critical components are based in Asia,...

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

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Mar 11, 2020

It’s been nine years to the day since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster: one of the worst nuclear accidents in history. This brings up memories of Chernobyl and other nuclear accidents that have played a part in the opposition to nuclear energy. However, there is still a debate on the merits an...

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Why Renewable Energy is Important WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY IS IMPORTANT

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Mar 11, 2020

Renewable energy is here to stay. It’s becoming a much larger part of the United States’ total energy production, and it supports a more diverse energy network to give customers control over how their energy is produced. However, the importance behind this relatively new way to produce energy doesn’...

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Exploring the benefits of high capacity wind turbines and community renewable projects EXPLORING THE BENEFITS OF HIGH CAPACITY WIND TURBINES AND COMMUNITY RENEWABLE PROJECTS

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Mar 11, 2020

On-site at Allt Dearg Wind Farm, James Marsh outlines our experience working with independent renewable generators and explores the benefits of high capacity wind turbines and the importance of building a sense of local community and involvement in new projects

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Reusable Decision Logic for Renewable Energy Sources REUSABLE DECISION LOGIC FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

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Mar 10, 2020

In the second post in this series, which began by analyzing the opportunities in renewable energy, we'll see how—without code—you can use business rules as an architectural layer to help justify any solar lending project. In part one of this series, I outlined a few of the considerations for communi...

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How to Develop the US Offshore Wind Supply Chain HOW TO DEVELOP THE US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN

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Mar 10, 2020

In the longer term it is obvious that having significant manufacturing capacity in coastal US states makes more sense than making components elsewhere and sending them on long sea journeys to their installation site. However, in the short term the sector will require a great deal of imported machine...

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3 Ways Energy Storage is Fueling the Renewables Revolution 3 WAYS ENERGY STORAGE IS FUELING THE RENEWABLES REVOLUTION

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Mar 09, 2020

Across our country, there is an increased focus on renewable energy sources to combat the extreme impacts of climate change, and address the problems caused by a growing demand for power from an aging grid. While significant progress has been made through federal and state incentive programs that ha...

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A wave of scientific breakthroughs is going to make solar energy cheaper than energy generated from fossils A WAVE OF SCIENTIFIC BREAKTHROUGHS IS GOING TO MAKE SOLAR ENERGY CHEAPER THAN ENERGY GENERATED FROM FOSSILS

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Mar 09, 2020

Human pollution such as burning fossil fuels has been causing global environmental change for decades. Climate change impacts leave us no time to hesitate before taking urgent actions towards a more sustainable life. Going solar can be one of these actions. Luckily, scientists all over the world wor...

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Solar Greenhouses Generate Electricity & Grow Crops At The Same Time… SOLAR GREENHOUSES GENERATE ELECTRICITY & GROW CROPS AT THE SAME TIME…

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Mar 09, 2020

The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in conventional greenhouses, signaling that “smart” greenhouses hold great promise for dual-use farming and renewable electricity production. “We have demonstrated that ‘sm...

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How Project Modeling Can Energize the Community Solar Market HOW PROJECT MODELING CAN ENERGIZE THE COMMUNITY SOLAR MARKET

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Mar 09, 2020

Community solar programs have the potential to greatly expand the market for solar energy and make the benefits of solar more accessible. However, growth of this sector is currently inhibited by uncertainty in project delivery costs. We sat down with Dr. Joseph Goodman of the Rocky Mountain Institut...

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How artificial intelligence can build a sustainable future HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE CAN BUILD A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

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Mar 06, 2020

In 1956, the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) was formally proposed, marking the birth of artificial intelligence. The main goal towards the development of AI is to give robots the ability to perceive, learn, think, make decisions and act. After more than 60 years of development, artificial i...

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A TIMAINE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE U.S. A TIMAINE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE U.S.

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Mar 06, 2020

Today, more than ever before in U.S. history, renewable energy has proven capable of powering not just the U.S., but the entire world too! A decade ago, it would have been unrealistic to think renewable energy could surpass fossil fuels, but in 2019, renewable energy supplied more power to America’s...

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Bifacial panels: an innovation for solar energy BIFACIAL PANELS: AN INNOVATION FOR SOLAR ENERGY

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Mar 06, 2020

Thanks to bifacial technology, photovoltaic panels can capture sunlight from both sides, generating even more energy: an efficient solution adopted by our Magdalena II and Roadrunner solar parks. However, Enel Green Power does not stop here: at 3SUN, we have created bifacial panels that use innovati...

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How EV Chargers Help Campus Energy Ecosystems Evolve HOW EV CHARGERS HELP CAMPUS ENERGY ECOSYSTEMS EVOLVE

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Mar 06, 2020

Electric engines are incredibly efficient, getting useful work out of 85 percent of the energy that goes into them. Gas engines only get 30 percent, wasting a lot of the energy we pay to fill them up with. That one fact drives intense fuel cost savings for electric vehicles, a clear win for a campus...

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SOLAR ENERGY

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Mar 05, 2020

Some interesting facts that none of us looked into or thought about solar energy. There are many statistics comparing the past and the present facts about its pros and cons. "SOLAR ENERGY" refers to the storage of solar radiation into photovoltaic cells and converting to electricity for powering ele...

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Everything You Need To Know About Solar Power For Businesses EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOLAR POWER FOR BUSINESSES

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Mar 05, 2020

Having a small business, on-going expenses are obvious. However, as a business owner, you always look for steps to have a significant reduction in them. Solar Power for Small Businesses can perfectly serve your purpose. Of course, Power Bills take a sound part of the total regular monthly expense. A...

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How smart solar inverters can save you money HOW SMART SOLAR INVERTERS CAN SAVE YOU MONEY

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Mar 04, 2020

Traditionally, home solar inverters have had just one key function in support of your home solar installation: They convert the direct current moving out of your solar panels to alternating current your home appliances use. Over the past decade, inverter technology has advanced to add enhanced capab...

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The direct and indirect impact of AI on sustainable growth THE DIRECT AND INDIRECT IMPACT OF AI ON SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

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Mar 03, 2020

The propagation of artificial intelligence (AI) is making a significant impact on society, changing the way how we work, live, and communicate. AI today is allowing the world to diagnose diseases and develop clinical pathways. It is also being used to match individuals’ skill sets with job openings ...

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Key Benefits of Implementing AI in the Energy Industry KEY BENEFITS OF IMPLEMENTING AI IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY

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Mar 03, 2020

Artificial intelligence is now influencing in every industrial sector. How wonderful it can be to extend the benefits of this technology across industrial sectors that are facing crisis and imbalance of demand and supply all over the world! Energy is one such crucial sector that impacts all the othe...

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Business of Solar - Premier Solar Northwest BUSINESS OF SOLAR - PREMIER SOLAR NORTHWEST

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Mar 03, 2020

The global dialogue around climate change spans conversations on TV, at work and sometimes, even in our own living rooms. It is not uncommon to see many businesses and consumers adopting more eco-friendly practices and trying to decrease their carbon footprint where they can. One industry, in partic...

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5 Reasons Why Going Solar is the Right Choice in 2020 5 REASONS WHY GOING SOLAR IS THE RIGHT CHOICE IN 2020

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Mar 03, 2020

If you’ve been considering adding solar energy to your home, 2020 is the perfect time to do so. Last year, solar owners were able to receive maximum benefits from the federal solar investment tax credit (ITC), which gives homeowners an opportunity to receive a tax credit towards income taxes after t...

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Path to 100% Renewables for Dominican Republic PATH TO 100% RENEWABLES FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

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Feb 28, 2020

The Dominican Republic is considered a leader in energy and policy in the Caribbean. At the end of 2018 the Dominican Republic approved a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Action Plan to reaffirm the countries pledge to maintain the targets set by the Paris Climate Agreement. This being one o...

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ACOA ACOA'S PRIORITY AREAS: CLEAN GROWTH

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Feb 28, 2020

Chris Diduch, Acting Director, Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies: A smart grid is what we would consider as the future of electric power systems.

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Fossil fuels and chemicals What FOSSIL FUELS AND CHEMICALS WHAT'S THE CURRENT SITUATION LIKE?

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Feb 28, 2020

MODERN CIVILIZATION THRIVES ON A CONSTANT FLOW OF ENERGY AND MATERIAL GOODS, OBTAINED FROM NATURAL RESOURCES SUCH AS FOSSIL FUELS, MINERALS AND BIOMASS. THIS LEADS TO THE PRODUCTION OF LARGE AMOUNTS OF WASTE, WHICH BECOMES DIFFICULT TO HANDLE. SUCH A LINEAR ECONOMIC SYSTEM IS NOT SUSTAINABLE HAVING ...

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Renewable Energy Price Risk Management at the Energy Exchange RENEWABLE ENERGY PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT AT THE ENERGY EXCHANGE

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Feb 28, 2020

With subsidy schemes being gradually phased out across Europe, renewable energy assets are entering the world of merchant risk management and energy trading. Whilst PPAs are one tool to set a baseline for prices that can be relied upon by developers and banks, there remains a price risk when exposed...

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Toyota used AI to supercharge EV battery development and saved years of effort TOYOTA USED AI TO SUPERCHARGE EV BATTERY DEVELOPMENT AND SAVED YEARS OF EFFORT

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Feb 28, 2020

Scientists and researchers around the world are increasingly turning to Artificial Intelligence (AI)and so called Robo-Scientists to help them discover everything from new anti-biotics and drugs, through to new spray-on solar panel materials and vaccines, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise t...

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Solar energy can help tackle climate change SOLAR ENERGY CAN HELP TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

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Feb 27, 2020

Homeowners, commercial and industrial businesses have started choosing solar energy over conventional sources of energy in India. The explosive adoption is a result of affordable solar modules, Government schemes and policies that are accelerating the growth of renewable energy. Solar energy reduces...

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This electricity sector strategy could save wallets and ecosystems THIS ELECTRICITY SECTOR STRATEGY COULD SAVE WALLETS AND ECOSYSTEMS

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Feb 27, 2020

Electricity is a unique kind of commodity— although it is not perishable, it is (still) hard to store on a large scale. Electricity must be generated relatively close to where it is demanded and at the time it is demanded. Therefore, operators must constantly keep an eye on the use of electricity. W...

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The Key to Unlocking 100% Renewables THE KEY TO UNLOCKING 100% RENEWABLES

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Feb 27, 2020

The 100 percent renewable energy future doesn’t start with a country, state or region. It starts with a city. One power plant in a city, in fact. In Glendale, California. Glendale is a city of 200,000 people just north of Los Angeles. And in 2014, Glendale was in a tricky spot. The city’s natural-ga...

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Energy Flexibility - Digital Energy Solutions ENERGY FLEXIBILITY - DIGITAL ENERGY SOLUTIONS

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Feb 26, 2020

Flexibility plays a decisive role in the energy industry of the future. Digital Energy Solutions already has the right solutions formore flexibility. With a visionary energy management, profitability can be increased. Sustainability can be improved by integrating renewable energies.

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Leading Michigan Towards A Clean Energy Future LEADING MICHIGAN TOWARDS A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Feb 26, 2020

We’re accelerating our original commitment to transforming power generation and reducing carbon emissions by tripling renewables and cutting emissions in half over the next ten years. We will continue doing our part to lead Michigan towards a clean energy future and address climate change.

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WIND IS READY TO DELIVER EUROPE’S GREEN DEAL WIND IS READY TO DELIVER EUROPE’S GREEN DEAL

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Feb 26, 2020

The European Union is committed to becoming the first climate neutral continent by 2050. This will require a transformation of our energy system which accounts for more than 75% of our greenhouse gas emissions.

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There THERE'S A SIMPLE WAY TO STORE RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND WE ALREADY HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 26, 2020

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy. At the moment, the best options for producing low-carbon energy on a large scale are wind and solar power. But despite improvements over the last few years to both t...

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Is solar or wind a better way to power your home? IS SOLAR OR WIND A BETTER WAY TO POWER YOUR HOME?

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Feb 25, 2020

A growing number of homeowners in the United States are turning to renewable energy sources to provide power for their homes. Solar power systems only need sunlight to power your home and vehicle, recharge large battery systems, and still allow you to sell extra energy to your utility company. Wind ...

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5G Power: Make A Greener World 5G POWER: MAKE A GREENER WORLD

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Feb 25, 2020

Climate change is one of the hottest topics of recent years. A Green Energy Island located in Greece can increase energy efficiency by harnessing solar energy and advanced technologies to help address climate change. Watch to see how technology is driving a greener world.

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How Solar Helps the Environment HOW SOLAR HELPS THE ENVIRONMENT

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Feb 25, 2020

Despite advances in technology, the world is still heavily dependent on fossil fuels like coal and oil for energy production. Our lifestyles require a lot of electricity running through our homes, but fossil fuels are finite and will eventually run out. Sunshine, on the other hand, is plentiful and ...

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2020 Sustainable Energy Factbook Shows Positive Trends 2020 SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FACTBOOK SHOWS POSITIVE TRENDS

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Feb 25, 2020

Lisa Jacobson, President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), talks about the eighth edition of the "Sustainable Energy in America Factbook", published in partnership between BloombergNEF (BNEF) and BCSE.

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Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy FOUR WAYS TOWARD A NEW ENERGY ECONOMY

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Feb 25, 2020

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) released a report in January 2020 that examines four notable policy approaches identified as having the potential to accelerate the transition to a renewable energy economy and achieving scientifically based reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emission...

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How heat can be used to store renewable energy HOW HEAT CAN BE USED TO STORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Feb 25, 2020

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy. At the moment, the best options for producing low-carbon energy on a large scale are wind and solar power. But despite improvements over the last few years to both t...

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What is community solar and is it better than installing solar panels on your home? WHAT IS COMMUNITY SOLAR AND IS IT BETTER THAN INSTALLING SOLAR PANELS ON YOUR HOME?

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Feb 24, 2020

The U.S. reached a monumental 2 million solar installations in 2019. As more people look to save money through solar energy, many different options for doing so are becoming available. The U.S. Department of Energy defines community solar as “a solar-electric system that… provides power and/or finan...

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Why Renewable Energy Is a Technical Reality But An Economic Disaster WHY RENEWABLE ENERGY IS A TECHNICAL REALITY BUT AN ECONOMIC DISASTER

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Feb 23, 2020

2020 may turn out to be the year of the battery. The Trump administration has made grid-level battery backup a focus of its Energy Storage Grand Challenge -- an effort to create an all-American supply chain for advanced battery technologies. Meanwhile, Texas, which is the only state to run its own e...

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Renewable Energy Could Power the World by 2050 RENEWABLE ENERGY COULD POWER THE WORLD BY 2050

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Feb 21, 2020

Virtually all the world’s demand for electricity to run transport and to heat and cool homes and offices, as well as to provide the power demanded by industry, could be met by renewable energy by mid-century. This is the consensus of 47 peer-reviewed research papers from 13 independent groups with a...

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How to plan for a safer and smarter energy storage market? HOW TO PLAN FOR A SAFER AND SMARTER ENERGY STORAGE MARKET?

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Feb 18, 2020

According to DNV GL’s 2019 Energy Transition Outlook, the combination of storage for the grid and storage available in vehicle-to-grid systems will exceed 40 TWh in 2050 worldwide. Storage and in particular battery solutions will help propel the transition to a decarbonized, electrified energy futur...

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The Next Renewable Energy Source Could Be Rain THE NEXT RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE COULD BE RAIN

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Feb 17, 2020

The quest for the next source of renewable energy is well underway, with no natural phenomenon overlooked. We have already harnessed the power of flowing water, wind, and sunlight, and the search for the next clean source of energy is far from over. The latest potential breakthrough in renewable ene...

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Electric vehicles could turn solar households into autonomous energy units ELECTRIC VEHICLES COULD TURN SOLAR HOUSEHOLDS INTO AUTONOMOUS ENERGY UNITS

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Feb 17, 2020

Many discussions abound on how Australia can reach renewable energy targets of 50 per cent and much more. Many experts believe achieving this goal will depend on the availability of a low cost, bulk energy storage infrastructure. Pumped hydro has received much attention in this regard. While technic...

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How can trading renewable power benefit us all? | Electricity HOW CAN TRADING RENEWABLE POWER BENEFIT US ALL? | ELECTRICITY

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Feb 14, 2020

Limejump, now part of Shell, is a UK energy technology firm that gathers, stores and trades power from a network of renewable electricity suppliers. Watch how Limejump is helping bring value for small renewable power producers like the Thyburgh hydroplant, while providing cleaner electricity for the...

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Which Solar Panels are the Most Efficient? WHICH SOLAR PANELS ARE THE MOST EFFICIENT?

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Feb 14, 2020

SunPower's solar panels are widely acknowledged to be the industry's most efficient1 with an ability to convert the most sunlight into usable energy. But the benefit for homeowners goes beyond SunPower’s solar panel technology. While other solar companies are hooked up to hybrid systems that use par...

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Recognizing and solving challenges in renewable energy land usage RECOGNIZING AND SOLVING CHALLENGES IN RENEWABLE ENERGY LAND USAGE

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Feb 14, 2020

As anyone familiar with the saga of the Spotsylvania solar project knows, an inherent difficulty in developing renewable energy projects comes in finding the right project location, both in terms of size and siting. This is one of the topics analyzed in a new report released by The Brookings Institu...

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Unlocking the benefits of digital solar to accelerate the energy transition UNLOCKING THE BENEFITS OF DIGITAL SOLAR TO ACCELERATE THE ENERGY TRANSITION

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Feb 14, 2020

Since a successful energy transition must be renewable, efficient and smart, the digital transition and the energy transition should go hand-in-hand. Solar is the most distributed of all energy resources and thus solar solutions are a perfect match for digitalisation and the application of distribut...

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Renewable Energy Strategies in the Oil and Gas Sector RENEWABLE ENERGY STRATEGIES IN THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR

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Feb 13, 2020

Renewable energy is suddenly taking a very important role in the energy industry; especially solar and wind. In light of this, major players in the oil and gas industry have begun to position themselves for this forecasted energy transition. Major investments by the oil majors into renewable energy ...

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A Future vision to Reshape the Power Energy Model A FUTURE VISION TO RESHAPE THE POWER ENERGY MODEL

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Feb 13, 2020

Our Director Mario Carraro shares his views on the direction of the power generation industry and how we need to evolve our pathways for success to create a circular and truly sustainable renewable energy model. Are you in the know?

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Volvo Trucks – Sustainable solutions – the future of the transport industry VOLVO TRUCKS – SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS – THE FUTURE OF THE TRANSPORT INDUSTRY

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Feb 12, 2020

Right now we believe that with the technology we have at hand, electromobility – based upon renewable energy, is the way forward,” says Peter Voorhoeve, President of Volvo Trucks North America.

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OPTIMIZING COGENERATION POWER PLANTS TO MANAGE RENEWABLE ENERGY EFFICIENTLY AND ECONOMICALLY OPTIMIZING COGENERATION POWER PLANTS TO MANAGE RENEWABLE ENERGY EFFICIENTLY AND ECONOMICALLY

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Feb 11, 2020

A cogeneration, or Combined Heat and Power (CHP), plant uses a heat engine or power station to produce electric and thermal energy simultaneously from a single fuel source. A primary benefit of using a cogeneration system is that it can capture thermal energy for heating that is otherwise wasted in ...

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Beacon Hill Apartments Orlando Metal Roof and Solar Installation BEACON HILL APARTMENTS ORLANDO METAL ROOF AND SOLAR INSTALLATION

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Feb 11, 2020

Beacon Hill Apartments, located in Orlando, Florida, selected Advanced Roofing, Inc. and Advanced Green Technologies to re-roof and integrate solar arrays on 24 two-story apartment buildings and one clubhouse. Advanced was chosen because of its ability to perform both roofing and solar energy scopes...

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New Year NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS FOR A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Feb 11, 2020

Whether you’re looking for easy, moderate or advanced resolutions, there are countless ways to make the clean energy future- Opens in new window a reality. Some of our favorite and most cost-effective resolutions include planting a tree, riding your bike to work, or combining online orders to cut do...

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Energy Market Outlook: What to Expect in 2020 and Beyond ENERGY MARKET OUTLOOK: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2020 AND BEYOND

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Feb 11, 2020

Electricity prices in New England are the highest in the Continental US and are poised to remain elevated for years to come. As state-sponsored clean energy resources represent a growing portion of the region’s resource mix, ISO-NE will face significant challenges accommodating the environmental goa...

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A vision for renewable energy A VISION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Feb 11, 2020

Right now, renewable energy makes up a very small part of the entire energy sector of Bangladesh. But as we move into the future, and concerns about the environment become too great to ignore, exploring cleaner and greener sources of energy becomes the need of the hour. Our economy is booming, and o...

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Solar Power, Great For The Environment? Or Is It The Last Thing We Need? SOLAR POWER, GREAT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT? OR IS IT THE LAST THING WE NEED?

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Feb 10, 2020

Solar power is an undeniably a green, renewable form of electricity generation - but many organisations with questionable motives (even here in New Zealand) are trying to persuade the public (and Government – hi lobbyists!) that solar power isn’t that environmentally friendly, and that it's even har...

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2020 Trends That Will Make Waves In The Energy Industry 2020 TRENDS THAT WILL MAKE WAVES IN THE ENERGY INDUSTRY

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Feb 10, 2020

In the renewable world, energy is generated by weather and the amount of energy that can be produced depends on the current conditions. Energy storage can ensure a power supply is maintained when weather conditions are not optimal for generating energy. While energy storage products have already bee...

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2020: The Year of Convergence in Corporate Renewables 2020: THE YEAR OF CONVERGENCE IN CORPORATE RENEWABLES

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Feb 10, 2020

The rapid growth of corporate renewable procurement has been nothing short of a buyer-driven revolution in the United States’ electric sector. Almost 20 gigawatts (GWs) of corporate power purchasing agreements (PPAs) were completed in 2019 across the globe, up from 13 GWs of corporate PPAs in 2018 a...

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Five reasons to transition your business to electric vehicles (EV) FIVE REASONS TO TRANSITION YOUR BUSINESS TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES (EV)

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Feb 09, 2020

In the U.S., the transport sector accounts for the largest proportion of carbon emissions (29%), which many experts believe is accelerating climate change. As we continue to make progress in decarbonizing the electricity supply, transportation is the next big sustainability challenge. Organizations ...

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Symtech Solar, Walmart Mexico, 261kW Commercial PV System, WM Los Pinos Puebla SYMTECH SOLAR, WALMART MEXICO, 261KW COMMERCIAL PV SYSTEM, WM LOS PINOS PUEBLA

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Feb 09, 2020

This project was designed to add renewable energy to the Walmart store in Puebla Mexico reducing their electricity bills and provide a more environmentally friendly business atmosphere. The project was sized at 288 kW DC Nameplate and utilizes 4 units of 3 phase 60 kW on grid solar inverters. WiFi m...

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The Future of SolarEdge Inverters as Smart Energy Managers THE FUTURE OF SOLAREDGE INVERTERS AS SMART ENERGY MANAGERS

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Feb 08, 2020

SolarEdge is turning its inverters into more than just solar inverters, we are turning them into smart energy managers. Inverters can turn smart homes into smart energy homes and put power into the hands of consumers. They manage energy storage in batteries and how we use energy in the home and othe...

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5 Weird Ways To Generate Renewable Energy 5 WEIRD WAYS TO GENERATE RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Feb 08, 2020

As concern grows for the climate and all eyes are on fossil fuels, the hunt is on for new ways of generating electricity. Traditional renewable energy sources have until now focused on harnessing the power of the sun or the wind or water. But traditions are meant to be broken--and that happens more ...

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How green energy is reshaping geopolitics HOW GREEN ENERGY IS RESHAPING GEOPOLITICS

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Feb 06, 2020

Powerful nations have since the last century used oil as a potent instrument of foreign policy, given its wide application in the modern economy. From generating electricity, fuelling automobiles, aircraft and ships to petrochemical products like plastics, oil fingerprints can practically be found a...

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SinglePoint: Rapid Growth of Solar SINGLEPOINT: RAPID GROWTH OF SOLAR

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Feb 06, 2020

SinglePoint, Inc (SING) is a technology and investment company with a focus on acquiring companies that will benefit from the injection of growth capital and technology integration. The company portfolio includes solar, payments and hemp based consumer products. Through acquisitions into horizontal ...

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Solar panels that work at night?! SOLAR PANELS THAT WORK AT NIGHT?!

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Feb 06, 2020

The idea of solar panels producing electricity in the middle of the night seems entirely preposterous. After all, the reason solar panels are even called solar panels is because it is a material which relies on the sun to function. Wait a minute, says UC Davis professor Jeremy Munday. He’s recently ...

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How Digital Marketing Can Grow Your Solar Business HOW DIGITAL MARKETING CAN GROW YOUR SOLAR BUSINESS

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Feb 06, 2020

With environmental awareness and alternative energy like solar being a hot topic to share on the internet, solar installation companies can use this to their advantage. When it comes to today's consumer, the first thing they do when they are interested in a product is to do a quick search online. A...

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WHY IS THE U.S. GOVERNMENT A BIG PROPONENT OF SOLAR ENERGY? WHY IS THE U.S. GOVERNMENT A BIG PROPONENT OF SOLAR ENERGY?

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Feb 05, 2020

While there is no denying the fact that solar energy is the best renewable energy resource, people are still hanging back in terms of making a decision to opt for solar energy. Reasons for which might be the lofty initial cost or the unfavorable weather in a particular area. However, the government ...

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These are the six solar energy trends to watch in the 2020s THESE ARE THE SIX SOLAR ENERGY TRENDS TO WATCH IN THE 2020S

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Feb 05, 2020

For the last five years “repowering” solar sites has been expected to be the next big thing in large-scale projects, or the revamp and replacement of older parts. Market researcher Wood Mackenzie says this should actually begin to take off in this decade as the global solar base ages. “The repowerin...

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How to Find a Reliable Solar Company HOW TO FIND A RELIABLE SOLAR COMPANY

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Feb 04, 2020

With so many solar companies to choose from, you have the power to ensure all your needs are covered at an affordable price. Here are some of the checkpoints you should look for when searching for your solar installer. We recommend thoroughly researching each company’s website to see how long they’v...

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How You Can Future-Proof Your Business By Going Green HOW YOU CAN FUTURE-PROOF YOUR BUSINESS BY GOING GREEN

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Feb 04, 2020

In 2019, Fortune composed a list of companies they recognized as “Sustainability All Stars.” This list consists of renowned organizations like IBM, Walmart, Apple, and Salesforce. These leaders in sustainable practices are doing everything from making the best use of renewable energy to making their...

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WHAT WHAT'S NEXT FOR TESLA'S SOLAR ROOF?

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Feb 04, 2020

TESLA CEO ELON MUSK IS PUBLICLY BULLISH about Tesla's solar roof future, citing an enthusiastic public and a proven technology. He also benefits from friendly legislators in his home state of California, eager to reduce the state's reliance on fossil fuels. But during a recent call with investors, M...

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What to Know About Solar Financing WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT SOLAR FINANCING

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Feb 03, 2020

Before you can figure out how you’re going to pay for a solar installation, you need to figure out how much you’re going to need to pay for the system. If you plan on financing, then you also need to be aware of the various factors that can affect the cost of installing a solar-powered system. By be...

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RWE’s new IT strategy prepares it for a future in the renewable energy business RWE’S NEW IT STRATEGY PREPARES IT FOR A FUTURE IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY BUSINESS

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Feb 03, 2020

In an effort to become carbon neutral by 2040, leading European energy provider RWE is investing €1.5 billion per year in renewables. In this video, learn how the company is partnering with Avanade to map out a new IT environment – using the full suite of Microsoft technologies – that will help evol...

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How many EVs can the power network cope with? HOW MANY EVS CAN THE POWER NETWORK COPE WITH?

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Feb 03, 2020

There are more than one billion vehicles on the roads around the world. Together they’re responsible for one-fifth of all CO2 emissions, and hopes for more sustainable mobility are being pinned on electric vehicles. Distribution system operators have a key role to play in helping them make the break...

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Renewable Energy Predictions for 2020 RENEWABLE ENERGY PREDICTIONS FOR 2020

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Feb 03, 2020

2019 saw an abundance of clean energy dominance in the United States. From 11 states having a 100% commitment or achievement to clean energy to solar and solar battery storage prices becoming more and more affordable throughout the country, clean, renewable energy is here to stay. With that being sa...

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TRACEABILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND DIVERSIFICATION COME TO THE FORE AS THE ENERGY SECTOR ENTERS INTO A NEW DECADE TRACEABILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND DIVERSIFICATION COME TO THE FORE AS THE ENERGY SECTOR ENTERS INTO A NEW DECADE

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Jan 31, 2020

The world has never been more aware of the importance of conserving resources and reducing carbon emissions. Nowhere is this growing consciousness more keenly felt than in the energy sector. Companies need to navigate increasingly demanding taxation regimes and government policies as well as the neg...

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An energy transformation plan for the climate emergency AN ENERGY TRANSFORMATION PLAN FOR THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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Jan 30, 2020

This report presents one strand of the pathway to a genuinely sustainable future. It is not, as so many other reports have been, about “green growth projects”. Rather, the ambition is to propose a quite different way of life that will deliver a different kind of prosperity, one that prioritises well...

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Ineco Energy powers Thorlux Lighting to £1m savings with solar INECO ENERGY POWERS THORLUX LIGHTING TO £1M SAVINGS WITH SOLAR

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Jan 30, 2020

We recently completed a solar installation for Thorlux Lighting. Already energy efficiency experts, they have achieved even greater sustainability by adopting solar energy at their manufacturing facility in Redditch and are saving £1 million on their energy bills.

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What does it mean to electrify everything? WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ELECTRIFY EVERYTHING?

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Jan 30, 2020

As electricity continuously gets “cleaner,” homeowners, businesses, and local governments should be ready to utilize it. From living off the grid to electrifying your home, there are many innovative ways to live a more sustainable life.

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THE FUTURE OF DATA CENTERS – RENEWABLE ENERGY THE FUTURE OF DATA CENTERS – RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 30, 2020

The environmental impacts of data centers are something that is discussed quite often. The United States alone is projected to use about 73 billion kWh of power in 2020. And as “smart” technology continues to grow, so will the demand for data storage. Companies understand that data centers have an e...

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DURABLE – Maintenance drones and robots to enhance renewable energy systems in the Atlantic Area DURABLE – MAINTENANCE DRONES AND ROBOTS TO ENHANCE RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS IN THE ATLANTIC AREA

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Jan 30, 2020

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to accelerate the performance of wind and solar power in the Atlantic region. This Project is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) from the European Commission.

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Has Tesla Ended Its Solar Slide? HAS TESLA ENDED ITS SOLAR SLIDE?

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Jan 29, 2020

Tesla rounded out the year with a record quarter of storage deployments and notable solar growth, a bounce back from analyst projections that the Tesla solar train was all but stalled. The automaker-turned-energy-company logged 54 megawatts of solar deployed in Q4, its highest quarterly performance...

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Could you generate your own energy? COULD YOU GENERATE YOUR OWN ENERGY?

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Jan 28, 2020

When you think of renewable energy, what comes to mind? Towering wind turbines, visible from miles around? Or rows and rows of solar panels, stretching as far as the eye can see? Renewable energy is certainly booming. Ten years ago, 7% of electricity in the UK came from low carbon sources. In 2018,...

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The Power of Green Investing THE POWER OF GREEN INVESTING

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Jan 28, 2020

Most environmentally conscious people know that every purchase they make has an impact. The products you buy and the companies you support are a small way to make a difference in the world. That’s why many people opt for more sustainable options, choosing responsibly-sourced goods and recyclable mat...

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17 WAYS TO INCREASE SOLAR SELF CONSUMPTION 17 WAYS TO INCREASE SOLAR SELF CONSUMPTION

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Jan 28, 2020

When choosing to install solar, many people have a primary goal of saving money on their electricity bills. Fulfilling your own energy needs through your own solar production is known as self consumption. 100% self consumption is the ability to provide all of your energy needs through solar and not ...

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How Much CO2 Do Solar Panels Save? HOW MUCH CO2 DO SOLAR PANELS SAVE?

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Jan 27, 2020

Even with all of the financial benefits that a custom designed residential solar electric system provides, many of the homeowners that we speak with here at Boston Solar are most interested in the environmental benefits of solar. It is no secret that installing solar panels on your roof or property ...

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Is the sun shining on new energy sources? IS THE SUN SHINING ON NEW ENERGY SOURCES?

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Jan 27, 2020

Although the European Union (EU) seems to be on track to meet this year’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction target of 20% compared to 1990 levels, it is currently not projected to achieve the 2030 targets. In line with the Paris Climate Agreement of 2015, these targets relate to domestic GHG e...

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Considering Clean Energy? Here Are 3 Renewable Ways to Power Your Home CONSIDERING CLEAN ENERGY? HERE ARE 3 RENEWABLE WAYS TO POWER YOUR HOME

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Jan 27, 2020

Once upon a time, the thought of powering your home with renewable energy seemed impossible. Not only were the methods limited, but sky-high prices put each option out of reach for most homeowners. Today, however, more consumers demand eco-friendly alternatives. Costs have lowered, making renewables...

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Are you ready for the renewable energy future? ARE YOU READY FOR THE RENEWABLE ENERGY FUTURE?

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Jan 27, 2020

Not too long ago, the average person would have laughed at the idea that solar power could be cheaper than gas or coal. The cost of solar energy just keeps dropping – and has been for 40 years. The cost per solar watt was $78 in 1979. Today it is less than 50 cents per solar watt. One reason for thi...

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Windows that Generate Energy from the Sun WINDOWS THAT GENERATE ENERGY FROM THE SUN

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Jan 25, 2020

NEXT's solar technology transforms windows into energy-producing panels. These solar windows can be installed onto commercial buildings that don't have enough roof space to accommodate the large number of solar panels that would be needed to generate self-sustaining energy.

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Storage a key towards the future energy system STORAGE A KEY TOWARDS THE FUTURE ENERGY SYSTEM

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Jan 24, 2020

Wind and solar will become the major form of electricity in the future. As variable energy sources they need several storage solutions that balance the energy system. In my last blog I noted that solar power is already cheaper than spot market electricity in many countries (see Figure 1) and will be...

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How Charging Your Electric Car Using Solar Panels can Make a Difference HOW CHARGING YOUR ELECTRIC CAR USING SOLAR PANELS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Jan 24, 2020

Solar panels and electric cars are meant to go together, just like classic bread and butter. With your electric car fully charged, you can travel without harmful emissions and with a personal solar panel array properly installed, you can manage your power needs (including recharging your vehicle) wi...

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What WHAT'S THE FUTURE OF IOT-POWERED SOLAR SMART HOMES?

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Jan 24, 2020

The idea of a smart, semi self-sufficient home was, at one point, grounded firmly in the realm of science-fiction. Now, however, we are rapidly approaching an age where solar-powered, IoT-connected homes are not only viable options but may evolve into the norm. Alternative energy sources like solar ...

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GE Digital: Putting industrial Data to Work GE DIGITAL: PUTTING INDUSTRIAL DATA TO WORK

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Jan 23, 2020

Our customers are on the front line of the world’s toughest industrial challenges: enabling more renewable energy on the grid; reducing emissions; increasing plant productivity; and adapting to demand.

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The High Lonesome wind farm project THE HIGH LONESOME WIND FARM PROJECT

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Jan 23, 2020

The High Lonesome wind farm in Upton and Crockett Counties is a testament to Enel Green Power’s commitment to addressing the complex needs of our company and the local community.

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How solar production affects power quality HOW SOLAR PRODUCTION AFFECTS POWER QUALITY

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Jan 23, 2020

How does the addition of a photovoltaic system affect the power quality of an electrical installation? Frankly, it depends on the details of the installation. But don’t worry – it’s something you can control. Photovoltaic systems represent the so-called inverter-based type of generators. They consis...

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Can Artificial Intelligence Improve the Field of Solar Energy Generation? CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMPROVE THE FIELD OF SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION?

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Jan 23, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term that in its broadest sense indicates the ability of a machine to perform the same kinds of functions that characterise human thought. The term AI has been applied to computer systems and programs which can perform tasks more complex than straightforward program...

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Copper in the clean energy revolution COPPER IN THE CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

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Jan 22, 2020

This month, we are highlighting the role of coppers in the clean energy revolution. People’s impact on the environment is a hot topic, and this is fueling a rapid growth and development of cleaner sources of power. But what is clean energy? and why is copper a key component in energy efficient machi...

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Generate your own solar power and use it effectively GENERATE YOUR OWN SOLAR POWER AND USE IT EFFECTIVELY

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Jan 22, 2020

The intelligent Sunny Home Manager distributes the solar power to home appliances, allowing a large portion of the generated solar energy to be consumed directly. The PV system produces twice as much as the Reinhardts need for their own use, so they want to expand with battery-storage and e-mobility...

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THE CLIMATE FOOTPRINT PROJECT THE CLIMATE FOOTPRINT PROJECT

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Jan 21, 2020

States and regions are key to tackling climate change and have set themselves ambitious targets states and regions are important climate actors and their position means they have the power to make key decisions in policy areas such as: state and regional governments are at the frontline of cutting e...

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THE ROLE OF OIL AND GAS COMPANIES IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION THE ROLE OF OIL AND GAS COMPANIES IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION

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Jan 21, 2020

As the third decade of 21st century begins, the oil and gas industry faces opposition from a public greatly concerned with the environmental impact of fossil fuels, ever-more skeptical shareholders, and challenges from policy makers seeking to simultaneously meet decarbonization goals and expected o...

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How Utilities Deploy AI to Improve Their Use of Renewable Energy HOW UTILITIES DEPLOY AI TO IMPROVE THEIR USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 21, 2020

Harnessing renewable energy has become a global endeavor, with major players in the industry competing alongside scrappy startups to optimize the use of solar and wind power. But despite these efforts, no utility company has been able to completely crack the code that would lead to renewable energy ...

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A Sustainable Vision For A Productive Future A SUSTAINABLE VISION FOR A PRODUCTIVE FUTURE

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Jan 20, 2020

Few industries impact global economic livelihood, societal functioning, and quality of life as significantly as the energy industry. Few industries face as many challenges. A number of daunting factors are again leading many inside and outside the energy industry to embrace renewable energy as a sol...

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Explore IFF EXPLORE IFF'S SOLAR FIELDS

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Jan 20, 2020

We’re committed to doing more good at every opportunity: We created the largest solar array in the industry. 41 acres previously designated as unusable are now home to over 440,000 square feet of solar panels — enough to power the equivalent of 1,000 houses a day.

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America’s Concentrated Solar Power Companies Have All but Disappeared AMERICA’S CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER COMPANIES HAVE ALL BUT DISAPPEARED

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Jan 20, 2020

There are fears for one of America’s last two remaining concentrated solar power developers as the embattled sector attempts to pivot to a new business model abroad. SolarReserve, which developed the 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Nevada, is thought to have halte...

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HOW MICROSOFT & AMAZON PLAN TO GO CARBON NEGATIVE HOW MICROSOFT & AMAZON PLAN TO GO CARBON NEGATIVE

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Jan 20, 2020

Climate change is real, and the rise of the earth’s temperature will cause tens of millions of people to migrate in the next decade. The increasing climate crisis will make most of the unsustainable for humans. Thus, the United Nations human rights committee has ruled that it will be unlawful for go...

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Can we afford to use 100% renewable energy? CAN WE AFFORD TO USE 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY?

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Jan 19, 2020

The Weather Network is committed to delivering weather updates and information to audiences 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For over 25 years The Weather Network has been an English language weather news and information specialty channel that is owned by Pelmorex Media.

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Going green in IT: How and why GOING GREEN IN IT: HOW AND WHY

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Jan 17, 2020

Digital is usually perceived as nonphysical, ephemeral. However, digital services run on physical servers that require energy, and most energy is still produced by burning fossil fuels. That means digital services have a very real impact on carbon emissions and climate change. That impact, and how t...

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Does Microsoft Want to Put Solar Panels on the Surface Pro? DOES MICROSOFT WANT TO PUT SOLAR PANELS ON THE SURFACE PRO?

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Jan 17, 2020

Microsoft has filed a patent for a solar panel built into the cover for a device. The company’s application confirms it’s for a Surface Pro-style of device, where the cover includes a keyboard and, in this case, solar panels as well. Besides the saleable environmental qualities of a solar-powered de...

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Do solar PV panels generate power in cold, snowy weather? DO SOLAR PV PANELS GENERATE POWER IN COLD, SNOWY WEATHER?

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Jan 17, 2020

A common myth is that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels do not work during the winter, as the technology is often mistakenly associated only with sunny, warm climates. However, some of the most popular regions for solar adoption have cold, snowy winters. According to SEIA/GTM research through Q3 of 201...

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Microsoft Sustainability Calculator helps enterprises analyze the carbon emissions of their IT infrastructure MICROSOFT SUSTAINABILITY CALCULATOR HELPS ENTERPRISES ANALYZE THE CARBON EMISSIONS OF THEIR IT INFRASTRUCTURE

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Jan 16, 2020

For more than a decade, Microsoft has been investing to reduce environmental impact while supporting the digital transformation of organizations around the world through cloud services. We strive to be transparent with our commitments, evidenced by our announcement that Microsoft’s cloud datacenters...

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Working with renewables: the SASCI Initiative WORKING WITH RENEWABLES: THE SASCI INITIATIVE

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Jan 16, 2020

Enel Green Power supports SASCI (Southwest Alberta Sustainable Community Initiative), an organization created to bring young people into the world of renewables and innovation: an example of how we foster the creation of shared value projects for the local communities.

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Digital Transformation in Energy and Natural Resources – Decarbonisation DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES – DECARBONISATION

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Jan 16, 2020

Renewable energy is the fastest growing energy source and in this video we look at how more companies are entering in to corporate power purchase agreements to help reduce their carbon footprint.

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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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5 KEY REASONS WHY SOLAR ENERGY IS GOOD TO USE 5 KEY REASONS WHY SOLAR ENERGY IS GOOD TO USE

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Jan 11, 2020

Solar power is the future of energy in the United States. Other energy sources like gas, coal, oil, and nuclear all have negative impacts on the environment and the economy. They will need to be phased out and replaced at some point in the near future if the planet is going to survive. Solar power i...

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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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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 rea...

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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.Hi...

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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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