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Drones in Energy Wind Turbine Inspections DRONES IN ENERGY WIND TURBINE INSPECTIONS

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Jul 18, 2019

The commercial adoption of drones is growing quickly, and the wind industry is no exception. Drones provide a practical solution for the inspection of wind turbines, as well as associated infrastructure such as feeder poles, collector lines, and electrical substations. Drones support business effort...

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Greece Solar Energy Snapshot GREECE SOLAR ENERGY SNAPSHOT

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Jul 17, 2019

Greece has been making headlines recently with its energy sector reforms and newly awoken solar PV market. The country’s solar energy capacity skyrocketed in 2013, when the country added more than 1 GW of new solar PV capacity. However, due to retroactive cuts, the market remained stagnant for years...

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Meeting the challenge of modernizing the grid to stabilize the integration of renewable energy MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF MODERNIZING THE GRID TO STABILIZE THE INTEGRATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jul 16, 2019

The electric grid must be, above all else, reliable. That’s why the integration of renewable generation is perceived to be—at the same time—a transformative opportunity and a formidable threat. We are on the brink of adopting renewable energy at a scale never seen before. To allow renewable power to...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE DATA CENTER INDUSTRY RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE DATA CENTER INDUSTRY

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Jul 15, 2019

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration provided graph (Figure 1), the United States has relied on coal, oil, and natural gas to provide the majority of the energy consumed since the early 1900s. The oil embargo of the 1970s, the formation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

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Compete and Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE AND WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every channel, and on t...

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ATL Arbitration Renewable Energy ATL ARBITRATION RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jul 12, 2019

The energy sector has undergone a major transformation in recent years, thanks to the rise of renewable energy sources that are rivaling the dominance of the major players of past decades, like coal, oil, and natural gas. The boom in renewables has sparked a new era of clean energy, coupled with inn...

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WIND ENERGY IN JAPAN WIND ENERGY IN JAPAN

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Jul 11, 2019

It has been thousands of years for human being to use wind energy for milling grain, pumping water and other mechanical power applications. However, it is by means of wind turbines that people now usually think of generating electricity on significant scale with pollution-free wind energy, which fir...

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POWER TO GAS IN A DECARBONIZED EUROPEAN ENERGY SYSTEM BASED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES POWER TO GAS IN A DECARBONIZED EUROPEAN ENERGY SYSTEM BASED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

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Jul 10, 2019

The pan-European energy system is faced with the enormous challenge of lowering carbon emissions from electricity supply to nearly zero by 2050. This goes hand in hand with the need to integrate massive amounts of renewable energy sources (RES), mainly wind and solar power. The variable nature of th...

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Solar Market in South Korea SOLAR MARKET IN SOUTH KOREA

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Jul 09, 2019

South Korea is equipped with a completed manufacturing chain of solar photovoltaics, from silicon wafer production to the installation of PV systems, which also shows Korean competitive power. Therefore, South Korea is available for a developed solar market. In addition, South Korea stopped its Feed...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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GEOTHERMAL HEATING & COOLING ACTION PLAN FOR EUROPE GEOTHERMAL HEATING & COOLING ACTION PLAN FOR EUROPE

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Jul 04, 2019

The promotion of geothermal energy on the European level until now was only considered for electricity, within the EC Directive (2001) for the promotion of electricity from renewable sources. Geothermal heating and cooling received little political attention, in spite of its considerable potential. ...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY IN ESKOM RENEWABLE ENERGY IN ESKOM

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Jul 03, 2019

Wind-generated power is a variable resource, and the amount of electricity produced at any given point in time by a given plant will depend on wind speeds (among other factors). If wind speed is too low (less than about 2.5m/s) then the wind turbines will not be able to generate electricity, and if...

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THE GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY BOOM: HOW AUSTRALIA IS MISSING OUT THE GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY BOOM: HOW AUSTRALIA IS MISSING OUT

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Jul 02, 2019

Renewable energy is booming globally, with strong growth in investment and jobs. In contrast, though, Australian jobs and investment in the renewable sector have fallen sharply. › In 2014, clean energy investment grew in China (32%), the US (8%), Japan (12%), Germany (3%) and the UK (3%); however it...

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Global New Investment in Renewable Energy GLOBAL NEW INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jun 30, 2019

Shrinking investments over regulatory pplicy concerns. Global Hew Investment In Renewable Energy The renewable energy market continues to make remarkable progress. Last year was the eighth in a row that global investment in renewables exceeded US$200 billion. Much of this can be attributed to fallin...

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Every Sector is a Software Sector: Smart Energy EVERY SECTOR IS A SOFTWARE SECTOR: SMART ENERGY

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Jun 30, 2019

Software also is helping increase the use of renewable energy sources like wind and solar. One of the key challenges to maximizing the use of renewable power generation is the often unpredictability of solar and wind generation given their dependence on minuteby-minute weather changes. Utilities are...

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WIND ENERGY MARKET IN VIETNAM WIND ENERGY MARKET IN VIETNAM

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Jun 28, 2019

The economic growth of Vietnam in recent years has led to the rapid increase in demand for energy. Total energy consumption over the past decade has grown by about 10 to 15 percent, twice as much as the GDP growth. Vietnam has abundant natural resources for renewable energy, with government policie...

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Energy, Oil & Gas ENERGY, OIL & GAS

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Jun 27, 2019

The reality is not all applications are created equal. Some applications scale well, and some don’t. In the field of Energy, Oil and Gas, OpenSBLI, PSDNS, OpenFOAM and NEMO are examples of applications with good scalability. Such application variability necessitates making thorough choices in HPC sy...

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The Birkenbihl-Approach to Language Learning THE BIRKENBIHL-APPROACH TO LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Jun 27, 2019

Learners experience difficulties because even if vocabulary has been learned well, the words have been learned as individual units (e.g. “put” with several possible translations into the native tongue of learner) while now in context only one of these possibilities describes the meaning. Which one i...

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BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 BP STATISTICAL REVIEW OF WORLD ENERGY 2019

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Jun 26, 2019

The developments documented in this year’s Statistical Review highlight a critical challenge facing the global power sector. Power demand increased even more strongly than overall energy demand in 2018, as the world continued to electrify. But this shift towards greater electrification can play an i...

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EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES IN SELECT SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES IN SELECT SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES

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Jun 25, 2019

The costs of renewable energy-based electricity generation have fallen precipitously in recent years to levels that are increasingly competitive with traditional generation such as fossil fuelbased generation. As these costs become increasingly competitive, private developers, policymakers, and ener...

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What is Geothermal Energy? WHAT IS GEOTHERMAL ENERGY?

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Jun 24, 2019

The term “geothermal” means “Earth heat” or “heat of the Earth.” Energy from geothermal resources has benefited humankind from its earliest origins. Prehistoric civilizations used hot springs and steam discharges (fumaroles) for cooking, heating, and therapeutic bathing; in modern terms, these uses ...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly revoluti...

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PROSPERING IN THE CHANGING ENERGY ENVIRONMENT PROSPERING IN THE CHANGING ENERGY ENVIRONMENT

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Jun 24, 2019

The cost pressures facing the oil sector are unlikely to be alleviated soon. Recent predictions of the medium-term oil price are that it will remain between $50 and $60 a barrel, with the suggestion that industry fundamentals are similar to conditions in 1986, after which oil prices remained depress...

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RSE Inquiry Scotlands Energy Future RSE INQUIRY SCOTLANDS ENERGY FUTURE

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Jun 20, 2019

Increased use of solar power could play a role in helping Scotland reach its climate targets. • In order for solar energy to play a significant role in generation, a very significant amount of space for solar panels would be required. The planning system in Scotland supports onshore wind farm develo...

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GEOTHERMAL ENERGY IN GREECE GEOTHERMAL ENERGY IN GREECE

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Jun 19, 2019

The Greek Renewable Energy Sources (RES) sector is currently experiencing a revival as the move to a market model and sector stability arising from the introduction of national RES tenders are making it of considerable interest to investors. Recent measures implemented to reform the Greek energy mar...

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Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals: An Atlas MAPPING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR TO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: AN ATLAS

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Jun 18, 2019

The renewable energy industry is instrumental to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to realize a better and more sustainable future for all. In addition to core contributions to the achievement of SDG 7, which focuses on access to affordable, reliable, sustaina...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR AND ELECTRICITYSUB-SECTOR ACTORS RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR AND ELECTRICITYSUB-SECTOR ACTORS

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Jun 17, 2019

The Ministry of Energy, Water and Hydrocarbons is responsible for the design, management and implementation of the government’s policy for sustainable and sustained development of the country, in the field of energy with the aim of ensuring conditions for economic growth and well-being of the popula...

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WORD ENERGY COUNCIL  ENERGY COUNCIL WORD ENERGY COUNCIL ENERGY COUNCIL

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Jun 14, 2019

“THE MOMENT HAS COME TO DEVELOP AND DEPLOY RENEWABLE HYDROGEN AT INDUSTRIAL SCALE. WITHIN ENGIE, WE EXPECT TO DEVELOP A VALUABLE AND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FOR THE WHOLE HYDROGEN ECOSYSTEM. WE THINK THAT IN ORDER TO FULLY UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL OF RENEWABLE ENERGY WE NEED TO STORE LARGE QUANTITIES OF IT...

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U.S. with clean energy by making solar power more accessibleand affordable through effective policy advocacy. U.S. WITH CLEAN ENERGY BY MAKING SOLAR POWER MORE ACCESSIBLEAND AFFORDABLE THROUGH EFFECTIVE POLICY ADVOCACY.

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Jun 13, 2019

Influence the redesign of regulatory policies and assure that utility planning takes full advantage of the suite of modern distributed clean energy technologies to ensure reliability, minimize costs and maximize the environmental benefits on our pathway to 100% clean energy. Critical time in our nat...

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Renewable energy outlook Egypt RENEWABLE ENERGY OUTLOOK EGYPT

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Jun 13, 2019

This analysis was conducted through close collaboration between the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), with support from the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA). It provides vital information to stakeholders in the field of renew...

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Smart Solar Street Light SMART SOLAR STREET LIGHT

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Jun 12, 2019

Solar Swan Light, FUTURESIA’ s 2018 newest designed product, especially created for horizontal installation on single arm or double arm street poles. Solar Swan Light has been a major updated, adapt a new technology which includes charging management of MPPT(Maximum Power Point Tracking), new optimi...

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SOLAR PV PROVIDERS Trust Solar We Give You Power SOLAR PV PROVIDERS TRUST SOLAR WE GIVE YOU POWER

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Jun 11, 2019

Trust Solar is a Cape Town Based Solar PV company that specialize in sustainability and renewable energy through Solar PV installations. We offer Renewable Energy Solutions that save you money from day one without any capital outlay Grid-tied solar system are commonly used by homes and businesses. T...

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The Management Of Renewable Energy THE MANAGEMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jun 10, 2019

When assembling a holistic approach for sustainable communities, the management of energy resources and consumption proves to be the greatest challenge. Here, energy includes electric power and thermal (heating and cooling) delivery, and its production and consumption account for close to 66% of glo...

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Citron Exposes one of the LargestClean Energy Frauds in USHistory CITRON EXPOSES ONE OF THE LARGESTCLEAN ENERGY FRAUDS IN USHISTORY

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Jun 07, 2019

It is no secret that FleetCor CEO Ronald Clarke is known for pushing the envelope. Citron Research, Capital Forum, Bloomberg, and almost every major financial news publication have all written about the company’s egregious billing practices. While these practices might have been aggressive, it has b...

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America AMERICA'S EMERGING URANIUM ENERGY CORP

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Jun 06, 2019

Statements contained in this presentation which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could caus...

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It’s about Carbon-Free Energy IT’S ABOUT CARBON-FREE ENERGY

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Jun 05, 2019

This presentation contains forward-looking information or forward-looking statements under Canadian and U.S. securities laws. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements with respect to CanAlaska’s objectives, goals and strategies to achieve those objectives and goals, as well...

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FROM IMPROVING TURBINE EFFICIENCY TO POWERING NATIONS FROM IMPROVING TURBINE EFFICIENCY TO POWERING NATIONS

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Jun 02, 2019

Keeping wind turbines working efficiently and reducing operating costs can be critical for a profitable business. At Shell Lubricants, we appreciate that turbines operate in tough conditions, and that, to be competitive, you need them to be reliable and have high availability. Your lubricants must p...

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Blockchain and EnergyTechnology to enable small-scalerenewable power production BLOCKCHAIN AND ENERGYTECHNOLOGY TO ENABLE SMALL-SCALERENEWABLE POWER PRODUCTION

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May 31, 2019

The energy industry today is adapting to a changing landscape. It must manage more renewable generation resources than ever before—and accommodate a growing amount of small wind and solar generation being installed in homes and businesses. It must keep up with changing consumer expectations for flex...

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Wind Energy Instrumentation Atlas WIND ENERGY INSTRUMENTATION ATLAS

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May 31, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Atmosphere to Electrons (A2e) program is focused on developing the next generation of predictive tools to better understand wind plant performance and help industry lower the overall cost of energy. A formal verification and validation process is required to demon...

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Quantifying Canada QUANTIFYING CANADA'S CLEAN ENERGYECONOMY

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May 29, 2019

Navius Research Inc. (“Navius”) is a private consulting firm in Vancouver. Our consultants specialize in analysing government and corporate policies designed to meet environmental goals, with a focus on energy and greenhouse gas emission policy. They have been active in the energy and climate change...

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Analysis of Net Energy Metering Policy Changes in the United States ANALYSIS OF NET ENERGY METERING POLICY CHANGES IN THE UNITED STATES

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May 27, 2019

Solar Dem...Bei. also a studentSolar Decathlon team under... at Called,. serving as the mares Lead Electrical Engineer mu. kle received sophisticated solatsale5.061p.Ptuoianuselto design OM prole. per week and countsasits Vice President in IRMotgan's Chief Investment Mike. where. wasreSpen5lble faci...

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A Two-stage Approach for RenewableHosting Capacity Assessment A TWO-STAGE APPROACH FOR RENEWABLEHOSTING CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

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May 21, 2019

Electricity distribution networks across the world are increasingly featured with renewable generation to meet sustainable energy requirements, while there is limited investment in network reinforcement. Hence, it is important to accurately evaluate the renewable hosting capacity of a distributio...

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Replace Energy Platform REPLACE ENERGY PLATFORM

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May 21, 2019

Continuing the path traced by electricity, oil, computer and the inter, et, financial technology, often shortened to "Fintech" and the blockchain are commonly called the "fourth industrial revolution". Cryptocurrencies are a part of this revolution, and they have experienced significant market growt...

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From survival to revival Digital transformation for oil and gas FROM SURVIVAL TO REVIVAL DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION FOR OIL AND GAS

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May 20, 2019

From survival to revival Digital transformation for oil and gas.The current global demand for oil is about 100 million barrels per day.Cost management – The cyclic oil and gas industry is vulnerable to volatile market conditions and geopolitics. With depleting reserves, the costs of production incre...

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Vast Potential of Rooftop Solar in India VAST POTENTIAL OF ROOFTOP SOLAR IN INDIA

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May 06, 2019

The Government of India in 2015 set a huge renewable energy capacity target of 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022 for transitioning to a low-carbon pathway. Of this, 100 GW was earmarked for solar capacity with 40 GW (40%) expected to be achieved through decentralised and rooftop-scale solar projects. India...

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Net Zero: The UK NET ZERO: THE UK'S CONTRIBUTION TO STOPPING GLOBAL WARMING

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May 06, 2019

The UK should set and vigorously pursue an ambitious target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) to 'net-zero' by 2050, ending the UK's contribution to global warming within 30 years. Reflecting their respective circumstances, Scotland should set a net-zero GHG target for 2045 and Wales should ...

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Europe powered by Green Energy EUROPE POWERED BY GREEN ENERGY

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May 05, 2019

In 2017, renewable energy reached a breakthrough in Europe, when it became cheaper to install offshore wind power than to build new fossil-fuel based power plants. This is a remarkable achievement on its own. It confirms that it’s economically viable to build a European economy that runs on green en...

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Europe in May 2019 EUROPE IN MAY 2019

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May 04, 2019

On 9 May 2019, EU leaders will meet in Sibiu, Romania, to reflect on our Union’s political aspirations and prepare the ‘strategic agenda’ for the next five years. They will do so on the eve of the European Parliament elections where more than 400 million Europeans will take to the polls in the world...

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Sustainable Infrastructure Assistance Program: Technical Assistance for Energy SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ENERGY

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May 03, 2019

This report was developed by a team of consultants from Tusk Advisory (TUSK), which included Nicholas Morris, Dodi Miharjana, Sagar Gubbi, Adelina Halim, Audi Prabowo and Dieter Napitupulu with editorial support from Margaret Augusta. TUSK was contracted by the Asian Development Bank under TA-8484 (...

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New York Municipalities Moving Toward Clean, Renewable Energy NEW YORK MUNICIPALITIES MOVING TOWARD CLEAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Apr 30, 2019

In 2013, still rebuilding and recovering from storms Sandy, Irene, and Lee, Governor Cuomo warned that “we must not lose sight that extreme weather is now the new normal with two ‘once in a century’ storms occurring in the last two years alone.” The adverse effects of climate change include sea leve...

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Solar PV and Energy Efficiencyin Residential Building Codes SOLAR PV AND ENERGY EFFICIENCYIN RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CODES

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Apr 26, 2019

Renewable energy is a relative newcomer to building energy codes. Its role and the way that it interacts with existing energy efficiency code provisions are still unclear. Recent changes have allowed builders to install a limited amount of renewable energy technology such as solar photovoltaic (PV) ...

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Fuel pretreatment of biomass residues for thermal conversion FUEL PRETREATMENT OF BIOMASS RESIDUES FOR THERMAL CONVERSION

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Apr 25, 2019

Demonstrate to market actors and policy makers how existing bioenergy chains can be made more fuel flexible, efficient and cost effective through the application of (a combination of) pretreatment technologies Multidisciplinary collaboration within IEA Bioenergy

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April 2019Monthly Energy Review APRIL 2019MONTHLY ENERGY REVIEW

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Apr 24, 2019

The Monthly Energy Review (MER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) primary report of recent and historical energy statistics. Included are statistics on total energy production, consumption, stocks, trade, and energy prices; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, ...

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Why Renewables are the Solution for Australia WHY RENEWABLES ARE THE SOLUTION FOR AUSTRALIA

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Apr 23, 2019

Renewables are the lowest cost, sustainable solution for Australia’s energy policy crisis and potentially one of Australia’s largest export industries of the future. Renewable energy is created through electricity generation using renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, landfill gas, biomass a...

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Scaling up of rooftop solar in the SME sector in India SCALING UP OF ROOFTOP SOLAR IN THE SME SECTOR IN INDIA

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Apr 23, 2019

India’s substantial and sustained economic growth has led to an increase in demand for energy resources. In such a scenario, using alternate energy options, particularly renewable energy sources, is one of the most desirable ways to address demand increase in the short term, while diversifying energ...

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2019 Trends in Utility Renewable Energy Financing 2019 TRENDS IN UTILITY RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCING

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Mar 31, 2019

U.S. utilities of all sizes are now actively investing in lowest-cost energy options while also seeking low-carbon alternatives as states step up their clean energy mandates, with various states looking at 50 to 100 percent clean energy standards between now and 2050. Although the path for utilities...

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Future skills and job creation through renewable energy in South Africa FUTURE SKILLS AND JOB CREATION THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY IN SOUTH AFRICA

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Mar 31, 2019

South Africa is in the midst of an energy transition, with important social and economic implications, depending on the pathways that are chosen. Economic prosperity, business and employment opportunities as well as health impacts, issues related to the water–energy–food nexus and global warming imp...

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Supply Chain Contracting Forecast for U.S. Offshore Wind Power SUPPLY CHAIN CONTRACTING FORECAST FOR U.S. OFFSHORE WIND POWER

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Mar 31, 2019

America's growing offshore wind power industry now projected to generate 18.6 GW of clean, cost-effective power in seven states on the Atlantic Seaboard by 2030 is presenting a nearly $70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the offshore wind power supply chain over the course of the n...

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Behavioural Energy Efficiency Potential BEHAVIOURAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY POTENTIAL

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Mar 04, 2019

India’s building sector energy consumption is expected to grow by an average of 2.7% per year from 2015 to 2040, more than twice the global average. About 70% of this building sector energy demand will come from the residential sector. In this light, it is important to explore innovative interventio...

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Ethiopia Solar Report ETHIOPIA SOLAR REPORT

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Feb 28, 2019

The aim of this Solar Report is to provide a comprehensive overview of the solar energy market in Ethiopia, along with key insights into its regulatory framework, energy sector, and photovoltaic (PV) solar industry segments. This report is part of the preparation for The Solar Future: Deserts of Afr...

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The benefits of accurately measuring solar irradiance THE BENEFITS OF ACCURATELY MEASURING SOLAR IRRADIANCE

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Feb 21, 2019

Energy from the sun reaches the Earth’s atmosphere as a direct beam of radiation, but as it passes through the atmosphere some of it is scattered in all directions and is termed ‘di use’ radiation. On a day with a clear sky the total irradiance reaching the Earth’s surface is typically in the range ...

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Clean Energy Solutions Must Include Nuclear CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS MUST INCLUDE NUCLEAR

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Feb 20, 2019

Facebook, Google, Walmart and Sony; Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Minneapolis these are just some of the major corporations and U.S. cities that have pledged to transition to 100% renewable electricity sources over the next few decades. With new commitments being announced on a neardaily basis,...

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Ghana Renewable Energy Masterplan GHANA RENEWABLE ENERGY MASTERPLAN

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Feb 19, 2019

Globally, renewable energy is going through exciting times with increasing investment in many countries. Solar PV capacity increased from 3.1 GW in 2005 to 227 GW in 2015. Within the same period, wind power capacity increased from 59 GW to 433 GW. Large hydropower has remained at very high annual ma...

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An Analysis of the Renewable Fuel Standard’s RIN Market AN ANALYSIS OF THE RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD’S RIN MARKET

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Feb 15, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Renewable Fuel Standard (“RFS”) is intended to use market-based regulatory requirements to increase the use of renewable fuels. Under the RFS, regulated entities, known as obligated parties, must obtain credits, known as Renewable Identification Numbers ...

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THE FACTS ABOUT WIND ENERGY THE FACTS ABOUT WIND ENERGY

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Feb 15, 2019

For thousands of years, people across the globe have harnessed the power of wind in one way or another – whether to pump water, grind grain, or propel boats. But today, wind has become a powerful way of generating electricity. And better yet, it’s renewable and doesn’t pollute the air we breathe. Ci...

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Clean Energy Standard Annual Progress Report CLEAN ENERGY STANDARD ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT

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Feb 13, 2019

The Clean Energy Standard Progress Report is intended to summarize and analyze progress toward New York’s Clean Energy Standard (CES) which mandates that 50% of the State’s electricity must come from renewable energy sources by 2030 as part of a strategy to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions ...

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The future role of local energy ownership in the UK THE FUTURE ROLE OF LOCAL ENERGY OWNERSHIP IN THE UK

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Feb 07, 2019

In 2014, the government’s community energy strategy imagined that one million homes would be powered by community energy schemes by 2020. Four years later, that vision lies abandoned with only 67,000 homes benefiting. Since the scrapping of the strategy and the subsequent reduction in feed-in tariff...

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Renewable energy: The next wave RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE NEXT WAVE

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Feb 04, 2019

India has a commercially viable renewable potential of around 85,000 MW, which includes wind potential of 45,000MW, small hydro of 6,000 MW and 25,000 MW of biomass/bio-energy. Further, the country has the potential to generate 20 MW per sq. km. using solar photovoltaic and solar thermal energy. The...

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Renewable Energy from Gasification RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM GASIFICATION

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Jan 31, 2019

EnviroPower Renewable, Inc. (EPR) is developing projects in the US and overseas that will provide baseload generation of electrical power from refuse derived fuel (RDF). These projects range from a 12 MW power plant that will be fueled by combustible refuse on a Caribbean island, to a 100 MW plant f...

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Energy Revolution ENERGY REVOLUTION

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Jan 31, 2019

An increasingly large number of civil society players, scientists, and governments worldwide view the transition from a current fossil fuel and nuclear-based energy system to a system primarily based on renewable energy sources as an ultimate solution to global climate change problem as well as loca...

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BLOCKCHAIN BASED RENEWABLE ENERGY CROWDFUNDING AND TRADING PLATFORM BLOCKCHAIN BASED RENEWABLE ENERGY CROWDFUNDING AND TRADING PLATFORM

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Jan 31, 2019

Windhan is a blockchain-based ERC20 green energy Crowdfunding and trading platform which uses blockchain technology to create a more meritocratic next generation of renewable energy assets. It brings together green energy producers and consumers to sell and buy renewable energy without overpaying to...

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Renewables Challenge RENEWABLES CHALLENGE

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Jan 31, 2019

Environmental and other drivers have increased the focus on renewable sources of energy – in particular, wind and solar – over the past few decades. While these systems have many benefits, one downside is that they produce electricity only when nature cooperates. The intermittent nature of these ene...

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Responsible Wind Power and Wildlife RESPONSIBLE WIND POWER AND WILDLIFE

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Jan 31, 2019

Land-based wind power (referred to throughout as wind power) is a critical factor in the ongoing transformation of America’s energy markets. After a century of relying heavily on coal, which pollutes the environment throughout all stages of its lifecycle, a shift is occurring to cleaner energy. This...

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Journey towards Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development at the Local Government Level JOURNEY TOWARDS RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AT THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEVEL

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Jan 31, 2019

The purpose of the research on which this article reports was to investigate how renewable energy forms part of the strategy of a local government, and to evaluate how participatory processes are utilised in the development and communication of this municipal strategy. The research was conducted wit...

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THE ULTIMATE FAST FACTS GUIDE TO NUCLEAR ENERGY THE ULTIMATE FAST FACTS GUIDE TO NUCLEAR ENERGY

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Jan 30, 2019

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

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Barriers to Maximizing the Value of Behind-the-Meter Distributed Energy Resources BARRIERS TO MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF BEHIND-THE-METER DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES

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Jan 29, 2019

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) have developed various programs that allow distributed energy resources (DERs) to compete with traditional generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure to provide capacity and ancill...

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SEVEN QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER FOR OFFSHORE WIND TRANSMISSION SEVEN QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER FOR OFFSHORE WIND TRANSMISSION

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Jan 25, 2019

The U.S. offshore wind market has the potential for annual production of more than 2,000 gigawatts of capacity, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. That total, equal to 7,200 terawatt-hours (TWh), would nearly double the nation’s current energy use.

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A new world: The geopolitics of the energy transformation A NEW WORLD: THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

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Jan 24, 2019

The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation and do not necessarily represent the views of IRENA or its member states.

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Accelerating geothermal heat adoption in the agri-food sector ACCELERATING GEOTHERMAL HEAT ADOPTION IN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR

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Jan 21, 2019

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, reso...

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Considerations for Energy Storage Assets CONSIDERATIONS FOR ENERGY STORAGE ASSETS

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Jan 16, 2019

Commercial and industrial businesses bear 98% of the tens of billions of dollars in costs associated with power outages in the United States each year. Despite these costs in lost production more than 80 percent of C & I energy storage installations today are NOT used for backup power.

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Smart Contract for Green Energy SMART CONTRACT FOR GREEN ENERGY

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Jan 13, 2019

The research draws attention to the devastating fact that 1.1 billion inhabitants do not have access to electricity. The need for clean and renewable energy is taking over the world. The globe is witnessing a shift from fossil fuels to inexhaustible and clean energy. The latter does not produce gree...

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Solar Market Parity in France: Roadmap & Implications SOLAR MARKET PARITY IN FRANCE: ROADMAP & IMPLICATIONS

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Jan 11, 2019

France just released its new energy strategy the “Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie” (PPE) which sets out a six-year solar tender program aiming to allocate 2.7 GW of solar capacity this year, and 2.9 GW per year for the next five years. This opens up the possibility for increasing the shar...

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TOWARDS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY TOWARDS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Jan 10, 2019

The transformation to a renewables-based energy system is already under way. The last decade has seen the cost of renewable energy decline continuously, making it cost-competitive compared to conventional energy in many parts of the world. Since 2009, the module prices for solar photovoltaics (PV) h...

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BOTTLENECKS BUILDING AS U.S. WIND DEMAND PEAKS BOTTLENECKS BUILDING AS U.S. WIND DEMAND PEAKS

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Jan 09, 2019

All reports are owned by Wood Mackenzie, protected by United States Copyright and international copyright/intellectual property laws under applicable treaties and/or conventions. User agrees not to export any report into a country that does not have copyright/intellectual property laws that will pro...

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2019 renewable energy industry outlook 2019 RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY OUTLOOK

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Jan 08, 2019

The fundamental drivers of renewable energy growth in 2018 are poised to continue in 2019, but we also see three trends coming into sharper focus that are likely to shape renewable growth in the coming year. In 2018, the US renewable energy sector remained remarkably resilient, gaining ground despit...

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Advances in concentrating solar power in the Southern African Development Community ADVANCES IN CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER IN THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY

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Jan 08, 2019

Electricity generation from solar radiation is becoming more prominent in the Southern African Development Community region. At present, most of the electricity in this region is produced from coal (Figure 1), and the regional rate of access to modern energy services stands at an average of 42% over...

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Renewable Energy Vision 2030 RENEWABLE ENERGY VISION 2030

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Jan 07, 2019

Government plans for meeting South Africa’s growing electricity demand needs are outlined in the Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (IRP) of 2010. The plan contains long-term electricity demand projections, and details of how demand should be met in terms of generation source, capacity, timing...

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Annual Energy Outlook 2019 with projections to 2050 ANNUAL ENERGY OUTLOOK 2019 WITH PROJECTIONS TO 2050

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Jan 04, 2019

The United States becomes a net energy exporter in 2020 and remains so throughout the projection period as a result of large increases in crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas plant liquids (NGPL) production coupled with slow growth in U.S. energy consumption.

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Community Solar: An Industry Brief Cutting Through The Collective Confusion COMMUNITY SOLAR: AN INDUSTRY BRIEF CUTTING THROUGH THE COLLECTIVE CONFUSION

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Jan 03, 2019

Community solar installations witnessed an uptick in 2017, growing from 347 MW to 734 MW. This indicates a year-over-year growth of 112% in 2017. Since then, this upward trend has only persisted and is poised to continue to do so. According to GTM Research, the current installations stand at 1 GW of...

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The path towards a 100% renewable energy future THE PATH TOWARDS A 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FUTURE

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Jan 02, 2019

The global energy market is constantly evolving. Current market trends show the energy landscape is in transition towards more flexible energy systems with a rapidly increasing share of renewable energy, declining inflexible baseload generation and wider applications of storage technology. The decli...

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Resilience-enhancement through Renewable Energy Microgrid Systems in rural El Salvador RESILIENCE-ENHANCEMENT THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY MICROGRID SYSTEMS IN RURAL EL SALVADOR

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Jan 01, 2019

This Master thesis investigates how Renewable Energy Microgrid Systems (REMS) can enhance resilience for a rural grid-connected community in El Salvador. The study examines the optimally resilient design of a grid-connected PV-Wind-Battery hybrid energy system. The optimally resilient system configu...

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DRAFT INTEGRATED NATIONAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE PLAN DRAFT INTEGRATED NATIONAL ENERGY AND CLIMATE PLAN

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Dec 31, 2018

For some time, Italy has been working towards ensuring the widest possible use of instruments that, together, serve to enhance energy security, environmental protection and the affordability of energy, thus contributing to European objectives relating to energy and environment. Italy is fully aware ...

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BLUEPRINT FOR AN OUTCOMES FUND IN OFF-GRID CLEAN ENERGY BLUEPRINT FOR AN OUTCOMES FUND IN OFF-GRID CLEAN ENERGY

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Dec 31, 2018

Despite the success of a number of private companies in the off-grid energy market, the profitability of this sector varies greatly, and its investment attractiveness is mixed. One major challenge is that it is not always commercially viable to extend off-grid energy solutions to the poorest, hardes...

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Using Resource Revenues to Invest in a Sustainable Future USING RESOURCE REVENUES TO INVEST IN A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

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Dec 31, 2018

The age of oil and gas dominance is slowly coming to an end. It will probably not be the dramatic collapse fearfully predicted just 40 years ago, but it will surely affect those who are not prepared. As the rise of renewables and changing patterns of energy use shift the global energy landscape at a...

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Unlocking Value from Sustainable Renewable Energy UNLOCKING VALUE FROM SUSTAINABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 31, 2018

There are many areas where energy and sustainability come together as energy is a key factor in guaranteeing fundamental human rights. By applying a systemic approach not only to the internal value chain of a company but also to suppliers, customers, and grass-roots organizations, it is possible to ...

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ENERGY ATLAS 2018 ENERGY ATLAS 2018

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Dec 31, 2018

T he Energy Atlas tells the story of Europe’s energy transition. It is a story of a past where Europe was supplied largely by a small number of big energy companies, and of a future, which lies increasingly in the hands of cities and municipalities, and millions of ordinary energy citizens across Eu...

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Corre Energy: the future of sustainable energy CORRE ENERGY: THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

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Dec 31, 2018

Corre Energy unlocks the full sustainable value of grid scale energy storage assets and delivers that value through the Corre Energy Platform, enabled by blockchain, to our Utility Token Holders. Corre Energy is launching a global platform to provide “Storage as a Service” for energy, underpinned by...

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ENERGY TRANSITION WITHIN ENERGY TRANSITION WITHIN

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Dec 31, 2018

The outcomes of the 2015 Paris climate negotiations were a surprise to many. On top of limiting temperature rise below 2°C in this century, an even more ambitious intention was formulated to pursue efforts to stay within 1.5°C. This half degree temperature difference results in a substantial reducti...

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The Evolution of Distributed Energy Resources THE EVOLUTION OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES

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Dec 31, 2018

In the words of Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, we will enter a time soon when we no longer make our morning toast with energy sent from a power plant hundreds of miles away. Peduto is describing an evolution toward a more decentralized power grid, a shifting away from electricity delivered via large ...

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Green Energy Finance in India: Challenges and Solutions GREEN ENERGY FINANCE IN INDIA: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS

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Dec 31, 2018

India’s energy sector is experiencing a transition with increasing penetration of renewable energy in the energy mix. One of the major impediments in the process of such a transition is to secure the necessary finance to achieve the transformative goal of producing 175 gigawatts of renewables by 202...

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India’s Energy Transition INDIA’S ENERGY TRANSITION

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Dec 31, 2018

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an independentthink tank championing sustainable solutions to 21st–century problems. Our mission is to promote human development and environmental sustainability. We do this through research, analysis and knowledge products that suppo...

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Nuclear information systems NUCLEAR INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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Dec 27, 2018

The nuclear industry has faced its share of challenges in recent years. Accidents like Fukushima Daiichi have led to increased regulation and business constraints. Financial stresses are coming from all sides – new construction delays with escalating costs are looking unattractive to investors amid ...

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Clean Energy Produce Connect Share Automating energy markets with distributed ledger technology CLEAN ENERGY PRODUCE CONNECT SHARE AUTOMATING ENERGY MARKETS WITH DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY

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Dec 27, 2018

As a society, we are moving into a future where every one of us can become a "Prosumer", that is, both consuming and producing energy with our solar, batteries and electric vehicles. Similarly, with the electrification of everything almost all industries will be involved in the production and storin...

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CUSTOMERCENTRIC ENERGY TRANSFORMATION CUSTOMERCENTRIC ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

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Dec 20, 2018

Green Mountain Power (GMP) has announced a new company vision as Vermont’s Energy Transformation Company and pursued a path of customer innovation to advance the transition to a low-carbon, affordable, reliable future energy system. In so doing, GMP aims to expand from its traditional vertically int...

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SOLAR SOLUTIONS FOR UNIVERSITIES SOLAR SOLUTIONS FOR UNIVERSITIES

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Dec 20, 2018

In this white paper we explore how Ideal Energy, Inc. and Maharishi University of Management implemented a solar and battery energy storage system called the MUM Solar Power Plant to maximize the renewable energy share that could be economically delivered to the University. In particular, we discuss...

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Should Renewable Energy Systems Be Mandated in Local Building Codes for New Commercial Buildings? New Commercial Buildings? SHOULD RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS BE MANDATED IN LOCAL BUILDING CODES FOR NEW COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS? NEW COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS?

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Dec 14, 2018

This white paper looks at the proposition that building codes, which are always in a dynamic process of being reevaluated, improved and updated, should now mandate that all new commercial building construction include renewable energy systems. Such a proposed mandate would be appropriate if it is co...

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SCALING UP RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT SCALING UP RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT

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Dec 06, 2018

The objective is to provide an outline of the key challenges to rapid up scaling of renewable energy in general terms. Without addressing the particulars of an individual country, the challenges will necessarily be generic, but they will likely be recognisable to individual actors. The Coalition for...

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Cheaper electricity With Renewable Energy CHEAPER ELECTRICITY WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Dec 06, 2018

The study explores the implications of a renewable energy (RE) target for South Africa to generate 15% of electricity from renewable resources by 2020. We report on the effects of 15% renewable electricity on the total cost of electricity production, investment in electricity infrastructure, and nat...

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Integration of Wildlife Detection and Deterrent Systems in Wind Power Plants INTEGRATION OF WILDLIFE DETECTION AND DETERRENT SYSTEMS IN WIND POWER PLANTS

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Dec 06, 2018

Currently there is significant focus on developing technologies for detecting and deterring wildlife around wind power plants. For these technologies to become long term commercial successes, they have to be effectively integrated into wind power plants and the functionality must align with the work...

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A GEOPOLITICS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY PATENTS A GEOPOLITICS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY PATENTS

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Dec 01, 2018

The consequences of global warming will affect all countries (Stern et al., 2006). And because the atmospheric temperature has the characteristics of a public good, its protection requires countries to commit to reducing their Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. This way of thinking about climate change...

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The Role of Fintech in Unlocking Green Finance: Policy Insights for Developing Countries THE ROLE OF FINTECH IN UNLOCKING GREEN FINANCE: POLICY INSIGHTS FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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Nov 30, 2018

The achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and implementation of the Paris Agreement will require significant new investment. New financial technologies (“fintech”) offer the potential to unlock green finance technologies, such as blockchain, the Internet of Things and big data, dev...

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TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITISATION MARKET TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITISATION MARKET

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Nov 30, 2018

Transitioning the world to a sustainable economy as envisaged by the Paris Agreement will require a USD 100 trillion investment in sustainable infrastructure over the next 15 years. This enormous investment requires critical action today for there to be any chance of limiting the global temperature ...

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Scandinavian Investments in Renewable Energy in Developing Countries SCANDINAVIAN INVESTMENTS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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Nov 23, 2018

This report has been prepared by Multiconsult on behalf of Multiconsult or its client. The client’s rights to the report are regulated in the relevant assignment agreement. If the client provides access to the report to third parties in accordance with the assignment agreement, the third parties do ...

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Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues NUCLEAR ENERGY: OVERVIEW OF CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES

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Nov 16, 2018

The policy debate over the role of nuclear power in the nation’s energy mix is rooted in technology’s fundamental characteristics. Nuclear reactors can produce potentially vast amounts of useful energy with relatively low consumption of natural resources and emissions of greenhouse gases and other p...

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How well are South African wind farms performing? HOW WELL ARE SOUTH AFRICAN WIND FARMS PERFORMING?

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Nov 15, 2018

Wind resource assessments are the cornerstone of any financial model of a wind farm. They represent a key input into the calculation of revenue and therefore the valuation of a potential investment. In South Africa, the first wind farm investments under the REIPPPP took place in 2012 and we now have...

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Bats and Wind Energy: Impacts, Mitigation, and Tradeoffs BATS AND WIND ENERGY: IMPACTS, MITIGATION, AND TRADEOFFS

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Nov 15, 2018

Scientific experts widely agree that a rapidly warming climate resulting primarily from the burning of fossil fuels will force major range shifts and substantially increase extinction risk for large numbers of species (e.g., Audubon 2015). Reducing this risk to wildlife as well as to human systems w...

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Corporate sourcing of renewables: Market and industry trends CORPORATE SOURCING OF RENEWABLES: MARKET AND INDUSTRY TRENDS

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Nov 13, 2018

Corporate sourcing of renewables has the potential to drive significant additional investment in renewable energy. With the right framework in place, it can also help accelerate the energy transformation and move the world closer to achieving the Paris Agreement’s objective of keeping the rise in gl...

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Science or Fiction? How Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Can Optimize Your Solar Assets Today SCIENCE OR FICTION? HOW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & MACHINE LEARNING CAN OPTIMIZE YOUR SOLAR ASSETS TODAY

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Nov 09, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is at the peak of its hype curve and its applications in the solar energy sector are in the midst of a surge in popularity. Once upon a time confined solely to the domains of science fiction, this technology is transforming the energy landscape, altering how solar assets...

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Renewable Energy Caribbean RENEWABLE ENERGY CARIBBEAN

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Nov 06, 2018

The data and meta-analysis provided in this report is based on Renewable Energy Caribbean’s proprietary data and regional project maps, verified through multiple regional and international sources. The authors took every care to capture the best available data covering the renewable energy markets i...

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Solar Facts Figures Southeast Asia 2018 SOLAR FACTS FIGURES SOUTHEAST ASIA 2018

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Nov 01, 2018

Southeast Asia is quickly becoming one of the most promising regions in the global expansion of solar energy industry. The high levels of solar irradiation, growing energy demand and increasing level of commitment by governments in the region towards renewable energy generation are just some of the ...

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Bicameral Nuclear Energy Caucus Report BICAMERAL NUCLEAR ENERGY CAUCUS REPORT

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Nov 01, 2018

The caucus, the first nuclear caucus in a state legislature in the history of the United States, was formed to give members of the General Assembly an opportunity to become more educated about nuclear energy’s importance to the Commonwealth’s energy portfolio, economy, and environment.

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Measuring Employment Generated by the Nuclear Power Sector MEASURING EMPLOYMENT GENERATED BY THE NUCLEAR POWER SECTOR

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Oct 31, 2018

The nuclear energy sector employs a considerable workforce around the world, and with nuclear power projected to grow in countries with increasing electricity demand, corresponding jobs in the nuclear power sector will also grow (NEA/IAEA, 2016). The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) and the International...

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Clean Energy Finance: Green Banking Strategies for Local Governments CLEAN ENERGY FINANCE: GREEN BANKING STRATEGIES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

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Oct 31, 2018

Green banks are financial institutions that can leverage public funding to attract private capital for clean energy projects (including energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other distributed energy resources), as well as other “green” investments. They can assist states and communities in partne...

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WATER AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY WATER AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY

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Oct 31, 2018

Water systems intersect with all sections of society and industry and opportunities exist in these interfaces to create additional value by application of Circular Economy principles. This white paper postulates the theoretical basis that can be used to develop a framework to identify such opportuni...

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UNLOCKING NEW VALUE STREAMS IN MENAT THE RENEWABLE HYBRIDS UNLOCKING NEW VALUE STREAMS IN MENAT THE RENEWABLE HYBRIDS

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Oct 29, 2018

Renewables are becoming mainstream, industries are going digital, and under the trends of Decarbonization, Digitization and Decentralization, Renewable Hybrids are on the way to making renewable energy base-load, while keeping it reliable, affordable and sustainable. Renewable Hybrids unlock new rev...

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The Politics of Renewable Energy in East Africa THE POLITICS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN EAST AFRICA

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Oct 18, 2018

Less than a quarter of East Africa’s population has access to electricity the lowest electrification rates in the world. This, combined with the region’s vast natural resources, represent a major opportunity for renewable energy investors. Solar irradiation levels are high due to proximity to the eq...

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The Energy Web Chain THE ENERGY WEB CHAIN

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Oct 17, 2018

EWF has assembled over 70 energy and blockchain Affiliates, including several of the biggest energy players in the world and many of the most successful innovators in the energy blockchain space. This community is growing quickly and we strive to reach 200 participants by summer 2019. It is delibera...

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CORPORATE RENEWABLE PROCUREMENT AND TRANSMISSION PLANNING CORPORATE RENEWABLE PROCUREMENT AND TRANSMISSION PLANNING

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Oct 17, 2018

Large U.S. companies are acting on their renewable energy goals at a record pace, procuring nearly 4 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale wind and solar capacity through August of this year.1 That total already exceeds the previous record for a full year, set in 2015, by nearly 750 megawatts (MW).2 The i...

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The Role of Renewable Energy in National Security THE ROLE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY IN NATIONAL SECURITY

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Oct 16, 2018

Over the past century, access to cheap and reliable electricity has become increasingly essential to the functioning of our economy, the way of life and national security. The United States has long recognized the dangers associated with reliance on foreign energy sources and vulnerable supply chain...

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Documentation Requirements for Supplier-Procured Renewable Energy DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPPLIER-PROCURED RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Oct 15, 2018

This white paper outlines the information and documentation that may be required to verify co-located data center (colo) client greenhouse gas inventories as it relates to renewable energy procured by colo vendors for their data centers. The information presented represents the collective understand...

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NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY

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Oct 12, 2018

Since the 1950’s, the 440 nuclear power reactors worldwide have amassed in excess of 15,000 ‘reactor-years of operational experience’.4 However, after the Fukushima disaster five years ago where a Japanese earthquake triggered a tsunami that destroyed four nuclear reactors, the nuclear industry’s sa...

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Affordable and Clean Energy: An Indian Perspective AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

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Oct 11, 2018

Economic activity in India during the 1990s and 2000s, has undergone enormous growth and transition from an agrarian to an industrial and service sector economy, transforming the energy needs of the country. This has resulted in two significant patterns: energy demand always outstripping supply, and...

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POWERING PROGRESS: STATES RENEWABLE ENERGY RACE POWERING PROGRESS: STATES RENEWABLE ENERGY RACE

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Oct 09, 2018

Every year the Climate Council tracks the relative progress of Australian states and territories based on their performance across a range of renewable energy metrics: percentage of renewable electricity; a proportion of households with solar; large-scale wind and solar capacity per capita; and targ...

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Secondary Damage After Arc Flash in Wind Turbines SECONDARY DAMAGE AFTER ARC FLASH IN WIND TURBINES

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Oct 04, 2018

U.S. wind power has more than tripled over the past decade, and the wind is the largest source of renewable generating capacity in the country. The demand for renewable energy is expected to increase in the coming years. Failures and outages within WTGs are costly. Between lost PPA (Power Purchase A...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving thei...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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2019 Energy Efficiency and Renewable Plan 2019 ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE PLAN

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Oct 01, 2018

PSEG Long Island is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company with annual revenues of $11 billion and operates the Long Island Power Authority’s transmission and distribution system under a 12-year contract.

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The Digital Energy Transformation THE DIGITAL ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

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Sep 30, 2018

The world is transitioning from an electricity system based upon traditional central generation, T&D technologies, to one that also embraces emerging, distributed, digitally-enhanced, and decarbonized technologies. The global system is evolving toward an integrated and hybridized network that contai...

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Digitalisation & Solar DIGITALISATION & SOLAR

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Sep 30, 2018

This report from the SolarPower Europe Digitalisation & Solar Task Force is the first of its kind to look specifically at the intersection of solar PV and digitalisation and assess how new digitaltechnology can be applied to solar. It seeks to answer how the PV market can make the most of the opport...

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Wind energy in Europe: Outlook to 2022 WIND ENERGY IN EUROPE: OUTLOOK TO 2022

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Sep 28, 2018

Over the next 5 years, European countries will (we hope) deliver on their 2020 renewable energy targets and will prepare they're 2030 National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP) outlining their renewables trajectories to 2030. Wind energy will play a key role over the period, allowing many European cou...

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2018 Federal Government Report on Energy Research 2018 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT REPORT ON ENERGY RESEARCH

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Sep 27, 2018

The promotion of energy research is a strategic element in any energy policy that is also designed to safeguard the future. Such funding helps to implement the Federal Government’s targets for the energy sector and climate linked to Germany’s energy transition. Federal Government funding for energy ...

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In United States Offshore Wind Energy Research IN UNITED STATES OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY RESEARCH

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Sep 27, 2018

The U.S. has enough offshore wind energy potential to meet its electricity demand several times over (Musial et al., 2016). During the development and writing of this white paper, affordable, commercial-scale offshore wind development has arrived on U.S. shores at costs lower than one could imagine ...

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SOLAR POWER EXPANSION SOLAR POWER EXPANSION

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Sep 26, 2018

Solar energy harnesses the sun’s rays and turns them into useful energy. There are two main ways in which this is done photovoltaic (PV), which is the conversion of light into energy, or thermal, which is energy created by heat. PV is the more common of the two and can be recognized on a small scale...

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Achieving 60% renewable and low carbon energy in the UK by 2030 ACHIEVING 60% RENEWABLE AND LOW CARBON ENERGY IN THE UK BY 2030

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Sep 21, 2018

Labour’s manifesto commitment is to deliver in one decade an energy transition that will transform Britain’s prospects for generations a commitment that 60% of all the non-transport electricity and heat demand across the UK will be supplied by means that are either renewable or low-carbon. Making go...

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Trends and developments in the renewable energy sector in Ukraine TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR IN UKRAINE

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Sep 21, 2018

The government of Ukraine has adopted the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) with clear goals and a roadmap to facilitate its energy transition towards renewable sources. This is done because of both climate concerns as well as reasons related to Ukraine’s foreign policy which led the government to de...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY RISKING RIGHTS & RETURNS: RENEWABLE ENERGY RISKING RIGHTS & RETURNS:

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Sep 20, 2018

Renewable energy has experienced a fourfold increase in investment in the past decade. Starting at $88 billion in 2005, new investments hit $349 billion in 2015.1 This eye-catching rise in investments is a welcome trend and reflects international commitments to combatting climate change and providin...

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FUTURE ENERGY WHITE PAPER FUTURE ENERGY WHITE PAPER

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Sep 20, 2018

The “ASIC revolution” in the technology used for bitcoin-mining is about to come to an end. ASIC’s chip format for mining is coming close to the nanometre limit of Moore’s Law. For this reason, substantial future growth in the production of the chips is impossible. This results in the commoditizatio...

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Community attitudes to wind farms and renewable energy in NSW COMMUNITY ATTITUDES TO WIND FARMS AND RENEWABLE ENERGY IN NSW

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Sep 19, 2018

The NSW Government has established six Renewable Energy Precincts in areas with the best-known wind resources including New England Tablelands, Upper Hunter, Central Tablelands, NSW/ACT Border Region, South Coast, and Cooma-Monaro. Full-time Renewable Energy Coordinators based locally have been empl...

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Breakthrough technologies lead the solar power industry into the future BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGIES LEAD THE SOLAR POWER INDUSTRY INTO THE FUTURE

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Sep 19, 2018

This white paper examines the factors and trends contributing to this rapid growth and outlines the essential components to achieve optimal competitive positioning along with the inherent challenges as the industry continues to evolve.

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A Sustainable Energy Future for New Zealand by 2050 A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE FOR NEW ZEALAND BY 2050

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Sep 13, 2018

The Sustainable Energy Futures – Outlook 2050 project is a business initiative using participants’ combined resources to develop a better understanding of the sustainable energy options for New Zealand out to 2050. The project develops a number of scenarios which will provide future generations with...

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Earth-termination system for onshore wind turbines EARTH-TERMINATION SYSTEM FOR ONSHORE WIND TURBINES

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Sep 13, 2018

This document refers to international and German standards. Please note that country-specific standards can differ from German standards. The following standards form the basis for the installation of the earth-termination systems of onshore wind turbines with an integrated medium-voltage system.

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Guide to Purchasing Green Power GUIDE TO PURCHASING GREEN POWER

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Sep 12, 2018

Today, the diverse array of energy resources used to create electricity can produce very different environmental impacts. In the United States, power generation is still the nation’s single largest source of industrial air pollution and is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, despite adv...

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Responsible Policies for Renewable Energy Development RESPONSIBLE POLICIES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

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Sep 07, 2018

The electric power industry is in a period of disruption and transformation driven largely by aging generation and grid infrastructure; declining costs for new generation resources; advances in technology, especially renewable energy and battery storage; and changing customer demands. Together, thes...

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THE RENEWABLE ENERGY CONTRACTOR MARKET IN EUROPE – THE POWER INDEX THE RENEWABLE ENERGY CONTRACTOR MARKET IN EUROPE – THE POWER INDEX

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Sep 06, 2018

In the European energy market, the shift towards renewables is gathering pace. The deadline for reaching the EU’s target of producing 20% energy from renewable sources by 2020 is fast approaching acting as a massive boost to the renewables jobs market. Member states are having to invest heavily in n...

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Unleashing the Potential of Solar & Storage UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL OF SOLAR & STORAGE

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Sep 06, 2018

While solar covers around 5% of the European electricity demand today, its contribution could easily increase up to 15% by 2030, it would only take around 20 GW of newly installed PV capacity per year. A major trend linked to the deployment of solar is its co-location with battery storage. Storage a...

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The Global Fossil Fuel Divestment and Clean Energy Investment Movement THE GLOBAL FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT AND CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENT MOVEMENT

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Sep 05, 2018

The primary drivers of this recent growth are insurers, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds. The insurance sector continues to divest more than any other sector, having committed to divest over $3 trillion in assets. Sovereign wealth funds and pension funds are also divesting: Ireland, which h...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENTS –WHY ASSET MANAGEMENT OPTIMISATION MATTERS RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENTS –WHY ASSET MANAGEMENT OPTIMISATION MATTERS

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Sep 04, 2018

Over the last decade, institutional investors have actively sought to expand their allocations to real Infrastructure assets, in order to benefit from high risk-adjusted returns and inflation-protected cash flows. As part of this trend, the market for direct renewable energy investments has grown ma...

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SOLAR BLOCKCHAIN MINING PLATFORM SOLAR BLOCKCHAIN MINING PLATFORM

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Sep 03, 2018

Electrominer is currently developing a groundbreaking, cutting-edge cryptocurrency cloud mining platform fueled by portable, solar-powered blockchain datacenter units in Southern California. Electrominer was founded to eliminate the myriad of technical problems the mining world currently faces as we...

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Future of Solar in Manitoba FUTURE OF SOLAR IN MANITOBA

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Aug 31, 2018

The following is a white paper prepared by Sycamore Energy Inc. for the purposes of advancing the penetration of solar photovoltaics (PV) into the Manitoba Hydro grid and the Manitoba economy at large. Sycamore was established in 2008 and is Manitoba’s largest solar PV developer. With extensive expe...

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OFFSHORE WIND - GENERATING ECONOMIC BENEFITS ON THE EAST COAST. OFFSHORE WIND - GENERATING ECONOMIC BENEFITS ON THE EAST COAST.

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Aug 30, 2018

The U.S. offshore wind industry is poised for substantial growth, thanks to falling costs and increasing recognition by state and federal policymakers that there are tremendous economic benefits in harnessing clean, renewable energy offshore. BW Research, on behalf of E2, found that if each of the f...

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WIND POWER INVESTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA A MARKET OVERVIEW WIND POWER INVESTMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA A MARKET OVERVIEW

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Aug 29, 2018

Since his appointment in February 2018, the new South African President has actively prioritized regaining the investor con¬dence that was lost over the previous two years. Speci¬cally, President Ramaphosa has set an investment growth target of ZAR 1 trillion over the next 5 years and has appointed ...

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Interannual variability of wind climates and wind turbine annual energy production INTERANNUAL VARIABILITY OF WIND CLIMATES AND WIND TURBINE ANNUAL ENERGY PRODUCTION

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Aug 27, 2018

The interannual variability (IAV) of expected annual energy production (AEP) from proposed wind farms plays a key role in dictating project financing. IAV in preconstruction projected AEP and the difference in 50th and 90th percentile (P50 and P90) AEP derive in part from variability in wind climate...

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Australian Energy Update 2018 AUSTRALIAN ENERGY UPDATE 2018

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Aug 27, 2018

The way we supply and use energy in Australia continues to change. This includes changes in the type of energy we use, how we use it and where it comes from, as new technologies are adopted, as our economy grows and changes in structure, and as awareness of our energy use and its economic and enviro...

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DEVELOPING NEW POWER PARADIGMS DEVELOPING NEW POWER PARADIGMS

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Aug 26, 2018

Solar energy provides an excellent opportunity for commercial and industrial businesses to reduce their energy costs, switch to a clean energy source and lower carbon emissions. A company that has solar panels on its roof signals loudly that it is innovative, committed to long-term sustainability an...

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2017 Wind Technologies Market Report 2017 WIND TECHNOLOGIES MARKET REPORT

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Aug 22, 2018

Wind power capacity in the United States continued to experience strong growth in 2017. Recent and near-term additions are supported by the industry’s primary federal incentive the production tax credit (PTC) as well as a myriad of state-level policies.

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Q4 2017/Q1 2018 Solar Industry Update Q4 2017/Q1 2018 SOLAR INDUSTRY UPDATE

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Aug 15, 2018

Wind power capacity in the United States continued to experience strong growth in 2017. Recent and near-term additions are supported by the industry’s primary federal incentive the production tax credit (PTC) as well as a myriad of state-level policies. Wind capacity additions have also been driven ...

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2017 Offshore Wind Technologies Market Update 2017 OFFSHORE WIND TECHNOLOGIES MARKET UPDATE

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Aug 13, 2018

The U.S. offshore wind market continues to evolve as state-level offshore wind deployment targets and procurement policies are introduced, projects advance in permitting and offtake processes, supply chain constraints are mitigated, and research and development (R&D) investments are made. Including ...

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Global renewable energy trends GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY TRENDS

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Aug 09, 2018

The First Enabler Is That Renewables Are Reaching Price And Performance Parity On The Grid And At The Socket. Second, Solar And Wind Can Cost-Effectively Help Balance The Grid. Third, New Technologies Are Honing the Competitive Edge Of Wind And Solar.

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Floating Frontiers: Offshore Wind In the US FLOATING FRONTIERS: OFFSHORE WIND IN THE US

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Aug 09, 2018

The Business Network for Offshore Wind (the Network) is a national nonprofit solely focused on US offshore wind. The Network helps advance offshore wind markets and innovations by connecting stakeholders to discuss issues and develop strategies. It addresses challenges facing offshore wind projects ...

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Final Detailed Design - National Energy Guarantee FINAL DETAILED DESIGN - NATIONAL ENERGY GUARANTEE

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Aug 01, 2018

The National Energy Guarantee (the Guarantee) is a mechanism designed to integrate energy and emissions policy in a way that encourages new investment in both low emissions technologies and in dispatchable energy such that the electricity system operates reliably. Providing long-term policy confiden...

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How to Incorporate Drones into Energy Operations HOW TO INCORPORATE DRONES INTO ENERGY OPERATIONS

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Jul 27, 2018

This white paper discusses the complexities of incorporating drones into an enterprise-level operation in the energy sector. In it, we discuss program architecture. We grapple with when to hire a third party drone services provider. We explain the pilot training and professional development. We comp...

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Making the Business Case for Commercial Solar MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR COMMERCIAL SOLAR

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Jul 26, 2018

For companies that own or lease commercial property whether retail, industrial or office buildings solar power may be the perfect solution, or may make sense in the near future, or may not make sense at all. Each property must be assessed individually, using a comprehensive analytical model, and mon...

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LOCAL ENERGY PLAN LOCAL ENERGY PLAN

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Jul 26, 2018

The Cumbria Local Energy Plan prioritizes the low carbon energy advancements needed to facilitate sustainable economic growth and maximize opportunities for productivity, skills development, and decarbonization.

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UK ENERGY IN BRIEF 2018 UK ENERGY IN BRIEF 2018

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Jul 26, 2018

UK Energy in Brief aims to provide a summary of some of the key developments in the UK energy system: how energy is produced and used and the way in which energy use influences greenhouse gas emissions. It takes data from the main Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) energy...

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Renewable Energy across Queensland’s Regions RENEWABLE ENERGY ACROSS QUEENSLAND’S REGIONS

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Jul 25, 2018

Political leaders in Queensland and across Australia have tended to focus their attention on how difficult it might be for us to transition our electricity supply to low polluting alternatives. The emphasis has often been not on imagining the future we’d like to create and how new technology and ide...

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Incentive Compensation Management: Build Versus Buy INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT: BUILD VERSUS BUY

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Jul 23, 2018

Custom ICM solutions are built for you, not auditors, so they typically don’t offer visibility into actions performed over time. Auditors may lack confidence in your homegrown system, especially if they find errors or omissions. In fact, audit risk from errors and overpayments is often the most comp...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app you sign up for a...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll come back with something. ...

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OPTIMIZING YOUR ENERGY YIELD OPTIMIZING YOUR ENERGY YIELD

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Jul 23, 2018

The global solar market continues to grow at a brisk pace, with almost 100 GW of new systems deployed in 2017, according to GTM Research. Utility-scale ground-mount systems comprise by far the largest portion of the newly installed capacity, with single-axis trackers (SATs) chosen for the majority o...

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The World THE WORLD'S FIRST CLOSED LOOP GREEN ENERGY AND RENEWABLES INVESTMENT TOKEN

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Jul 19, 2018

In 1812. at the age of 20. Michael Faraday created his first 'voltaic cell" from layers of zinc, some salt-water soaked paper and a long stack of copper coins. This was just the beginning of his journey to being the inventor and creator of the first electric generator (the Faraday disc). Faraday's d...

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Where To Invest In Renewables In Subsaharan Africa WHERE TO INVEST IN RENEWABLES IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA

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Jul 19, 2018

The objective of the project was to report a market analysis of the 49 Sub-Saharan African countries (SSA), to assess each country’s proficiency in attracting renewables energy investments, especially for wind power and solar PV. The criteria that reflect the availability of SSA countries to receive...

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Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa DIGITIZATION OF ENERGY TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION IN AFRICA

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Jul 17, 2018

The global energy ecosystem is in the middle of a significant change. The industry is moving away from conventional large-scale infrastructure with a heavy reliance on fossil fuel-based generation, to focus on clean sustainable energy and embracing the power of digital – or smart – technology. With ...

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Distributed Energy Resources and the Role of Aggregated Demand Management DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES AND THE ROLE OF AGGREGATED DEMAND MANAGEMENT

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Jul 16, 2018

Demand response (DR) aggregators have been enrolling commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in DR programs for 2 decades. The business model is mature and customers are comfortable with their benefits and responsibilities.

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The rise of the prosumers THE RISE OF THE PROSUMERS

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Jul 16, 2018

The demand for solar energy in residential installations is on the rise and has been for some time. Lower costs, better solar cell efficiency, a more supportive regulatory and taxation environment, and concern about climate change have all contributed to the surge in demand. At the same time, the sm...

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Digital Transformation of Project Development in the Solar Industry DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF PROJECT DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOLAR INDUSTRY

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Jul 13, 2018

In fact, developing a solar energy project challenges even the most seasoned enterprises. The investment risks are many. The stakeholders are numerous. The process is often complicated by a plethora of time-sensitive interdependencies (especially when as many as 250 project development streams are o...

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The Future of Energy and Power Utilities in Africa THE FUTURE OF ENERGY AND POWER UTILITIES IN AFRICA

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Jul 13, 2018

The future of power and energy in Africa is at a significant junction. African states and the power stakeholders operating within them realise that the impact of providing universal access to affordable energy will not only lead to accelerated economic development but significant social improvements...

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Greece - Solar Energy Snapshot GREECE - SOLAR ENERGY SNAPSHOT

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Jul 13, 2018

Greece has been making headlines recently with its energy sector reforms and newly awoken solar PV market. The country’s solar energy capacity skyrocketed in 2013 when the country added more than 1 GW of new solar PV capacity. However, due to retroactive cuts, the market remained stagnant for years,...

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Renewable Energy Data, Analysis, and Decisions: A Guide for Practitioners RENEWABLE ENERGY DATA, ANALYSIS, AND DECISIONS: A GUIDE FOR PRACTITIONERS

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Jul 13, 2018

High-quality renewable energy resource data and another geographic information system (GIS) data are essential for the transition to a clean energy economy that prioritizes local resources, improves resiliency, creates jobs, and promotes energy independence. These data are crucial for making informe...

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RENEWABLE THERMAL IN STATE RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS RENEWABLE THERMAL IN STATE RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS

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Jul 12, 2018

State Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) programs have historically focused on electricity generation. However, some states have incorporated renewable thermal power for heat generation into their RPS as a way to support the development and market growth of solar thermal, biomass thermal, geothermal...

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Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential Solar Photovoltaics (PV), 2017–2030 COST-REDUCTION ROADMAP FOR RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS (PV), 2017–2030

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Jul 12, 2018

The installed cost of solar photovoltaics (PV) has fallen rapidly in recent years and is expected to continue declining in the future. In this report, we focus on the potential for continued PV cost reductions in the residential market.

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Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Incentives: A Summary of Federal Programs RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY INCENTIVES: A SUMMARY OF FEDERAL PROGRAMS

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Jul 11, 2018

The United States has an abundance of natural resources. For much of the nation’s history, energy availability was not a concern as commerce and industry needs could be met by domestic supplies. However, industrialization and population growth, and the continuing development of a consumer-oriented s...

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Renewable Energy Policy in the Age of Falling Technology Costs RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY IN THE AGE OF FALLING TECHNOLOGY COSTS

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Jul 11, 2018

For many years, substantial support for deployment of wind- and solar power technologies has been a key element of renewable energy policy. In combination with public support for R&D and production facilities, this resulted in steep cost reductions for technologies like wind and solar power.

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Supporting Indonesia’s Renewable Energy Development in Remote and Rural Areas through Innovative Funding SUPPORTING INDONESIA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN REMOTE AND RURAL AREAS THROUGH INNOVATIVE FUNDING

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Jul 10, 2018

With an expected 6.8% annual growth of electricity demand in the coming years and some 30 million people without sufficient access to electricity, Indonesia faces an immense electricity challenge. Renewable energy is one of the solutions to address the growing electricity demand and increase the ele...

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Blockchain based P2P Energy Trading Platform BLOCKCHAIN BASED P2P ENERGY TRADING PLATFORM

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Jul 10, 2018

This document is a technical white paper, for accredited investors only, identifying the current and future objectives of the Green Power Exchange Platform, Green Power Exchange Token (GPX), Green Energy Transfer Token (GET) and Green Power Project Token (GPP) by Green Power Exchange (GPX). This whi...

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Renewable Energy Growth Opportunity RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH OPPORTUNITY

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Jul 09, 2018

Renewables are expected to make up the majority of incremental capacity growth over the next decade, as well as being the primary replacement for coal and nuclear power generation over time. A robust electric grid requires multiple sources of power and we believe natural gas-powered generation compl...

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SOLAR TAX EQUITY INVESTMENTS FOR FAMILY OFFICES WITH PASSIVE INCOME SOLAR TAX EQUITY INVESTMENTS FOR FAMILY OFFICES WITH PASSIVE INCOME

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Jul 05, 2018

In the United States, solar power project installations have experienced 59% annual growth over the last decade according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.

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BIG DATA AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT BIG DATA AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT

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Jul 05, 2018

Predictive Analytics and Big Data are currently two significant disruptive forces across the global economy, a trend which looks set to continue for the foreseeable future. Organisations that are sophisticated enough to leverage these tools are developing acute competitive advantages based on their ...

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Key Energy is the expo for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Mobility KEY ENERGY IS THE EXPO FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

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Jul 04, 2018

Is the Expo for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Mobility, where every year exhibiting companies present their latest solutions, technologies and innovative applications at an industrial and residential level the latter in the special project “Sustainable City”.

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6 Key influences that determine PV performance ratios 6 KEY INFLUENCES THAT DETERMINE PV PERFORMANCE RATIOS

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Jul 04, 2018

Solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies are the members of the solar energy industry that build, and o¬ften maintain power generation projects. Installations range in capacity from relatively small roo¬ftop arrays to multi-megawatt utility-scale plants.

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2018 Energy & Carbon Summary 2018 ENERGY & CARBON SUMMARY

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Jul 04, 2018

Electrification and gradual decarbonization continue as significant global trends. Renewables and nuclear see strong growth, contributing nearly 40 percent of incremental energy supplies to meet demand growth. Natural gas grows the most of any energy type, reaching a quarter of all demand. Oil will ...

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Renewable Energy in the US Power Sector, the Other Revolution RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE US POWER SECTOR, THE OTHER REVOLUTION

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Jul 04, 2018

Renewable Energy Institute is a non-profit organization which aims to build a sustainable, rich society based on renewable energy. It was established in August 2011, in the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, by its founder Mr. Masayoshi Son, Chairman & CEO of SoftBank C...

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Phasing in Renewables PHASING IN RENEWABLES

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Jul 01, 2018

In May 2018, the participants of the European Union (EU) Western Balkan Summit concluded in the “Sofia Declaration”1 their ambition to intensify regional cooperation for a peaceful future. A core means to this end is to enhance connectivity of all kinds: transport, energy, digital, economic and huma...

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ENERGY RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS ENERGY RENOVATION OF BUILDINGS

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Jun 30, 2018

The European Commission wants the EU to be leading in the clean energy transition. Therefore, the EU has committed to cut CO2 emissions by at least 40 per cent by 2030 while modernising the EU's economy and creating jobs and growth for European citizens. In doing so, the Commission is guided by thre...

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Offshore Wind Working Group Report to the Governor OFFSHORE WIND WORKING GROUP REPORT TO THE GOVERNOR

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Jun 29, 2018

On August 28, 2017, Governor Carney signed Executive Order 13 (Appendix A) creating the Offshore Wind Working Group “to study how Delaware can participate in developing offshore wind, identify ways to leverage the related economic opportunities and make specific recommendations for engaging in the d...

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ENERGY TRENDS JUNE 2018 ENERGY TRENDS JUNE 2018

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Jun 28, 2018

Energy Trends and Energy Prices are produced by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on a quarterly basis. Both periodicals are published concurrently in June, September, December, and March. The June editions cover the first quarter of the current year. Energy Trends i...

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Power Ledger POWER LEDGER

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Jun 28, 2018

This document is a technical whitepaper setting out the current and future developments of the Power Ledger Platform and Power Ledger Ecosystem by Power Ledger Pty Ltd (Power Ledger). This paper is for information purposes only and is not a statement of future intent. Unless expressly specified othe...

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Risks in Renewable Energy Markets in Emerging Economies RISKS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKETS IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

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Jun 27, 2018

Global investment flows into renewable energy (RE) have increased rapidly, with RE investments outstripping investments in thermal energy globally in 2017. However, these investments are concentrated in select markets, particularly in the case of developing countries, with China, India, and Brazil a...

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Status of Power System Transformation 2018 STATUS OF POWER SYSTEM TRANSFORMATION 2018

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Jun 27, 2018

This document summarises the main policy-related messages of the report Status of Power System Transformation Advanced Power Plant Flexibility. The full report presents findings of the Advanced Power Plant Flexibility (APPF) Campaign. Launched at the 8th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in Beijing in ...

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Montana Renewables Development Action Plan MONTANA RENEWABLES DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN

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Jun 26, 2018

As the Pacific Northwest’s energy economy increasingly relies on clean energy, the state of Montana has an opportunity to play a significant role by growing its renewable resource base. Montana currently has more than 700 megawatts of installed wind capacity, but data shows that the state has the po...

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A Review of Emerging Energy Storage Technologies A REVIEW OF EMERGING ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES

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Jun 25, 2018

Previous work products from the Electricity Advisory Committee (EAC) covering energy storage have focused almost exclusively on electricity-in/electricity-out storage technologies. Most of these technologies convert electrical energy into another form of energy for the purpose of storage.

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2018 State Of the Sector Report June 2018 Marine Renewable Energy in Canada 2018 STATE OF THE SECTOR REPORT JUNE 2018 MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CANADA

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Jun 22, 2018

Marine renewable energy (MRE) from waves, tides, and river currents have been harnessed for centuries powering mills, transporting nutrient-rich sediment, moving vessels, supporting marine life migration but only over the past few decades has it become more of a focus for its vast untapped reserve o...

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North American Wind Energy Copper Content Analysis NORTH AMERICAN WIND ENERGY COPPER CONTENT ANALYSIS

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Jun 22, 2018

The global wind industry installed just under 52 gigawatts (GW) in 2017 with 51.9 GW installed. The United States saw over 7 GW installed and reached over 89 GW of cumulative capacity, second only to China. The US is in the early stage of a major acceleration in wind plant construction expected to p...

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Hawaii Energy Facts & Figures HAWAII ENERGY FACTS & FIGURES

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Jun 21, 2018

Aiming for 100 percent renewable energy in Hawaii’s electricity sector by 2045 was big news in 2014 and Hawaii has been putting those words into action. Achieving the state’s bold commitments will require perseverance and action a combination of hard work, innovative thinking, and continued collabor...

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LEVERAGING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN SURPRISING PLACES LEVERAGING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN SURPRISING PLACES

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Jun 21, 2018

In 2017, 70% of net new global power generating capacity came from renewable energy. Renewable energy now comprises over 10% of global total final energy consumption. Based on most projections, renewables will continue their swift increase over the next decade as an important source of energy, repla...

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CO-LOCATION OF WIND AND SOLAR PV CO-LOCATION OF WIND AND SOLAR PV

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Jun 21, 2018

As renewable technologies continue to penetrate global energy markets, one of the pressing challenges is how to best complement these sources of variable generation to ensure demand is met at all times. At the same time, developers are looking to maximize the use of grid connections and reduce infra...

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How Expanded Metal Offers Protective and Decorative Solutions for Solar Panels HOW EXPANDED METAL OFFERS PROTECTIVE AND DECORATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SOLAR PANELS

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Jun 20, 2018

According to the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, since 2010, the average cost of solar PV panels has dropped more than 60% and the cost of a solar electric system has dropped by about 50%. With the costs to go solar continually decreasing and the availability of Federal tax credits– ...

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Picking Winners in the Evolving Renewable Project M&A Landscape PICKING WINNERS IN THE EVOLVING RENEWABLE PROJECT M&A LANDSCAPE

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Jun 18, 2018

The merger and acquisition landscape for renewable energy in the United States is maturing. It also continues to be shaped by an array of ever-changing forces, the long-term impacts of which are not yet known. However, owners and investors in the renewables sector are operating in an environment wit...

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RENEWABLES 2018 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT RENEWABLES 2018 GLOBAL STATUS REPORT

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Jun 17, 2018

REN21 is the global renewable energy policy multistakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors. REN21’s goal is to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid global transition to renewable energy. REN21 brings together governments, nongovernment...

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Kaimai Wind Farm Limited Project Development Rationale KAIMAI WIND FARM LIMITED PROJECT DEVELOPMENT RATIONALE

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Jun 15, 2018

The provision of a secure and reliable electricity supply to New Zealanders is a constant challenge being faced by the electricity generation industry. As long-term demand for electricity continues to increase, additional electricity generation facilities are required to be built. Recently in the or...

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COMMUNITY CHOICE AGGREGATION AND CALIFORNIA’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE COMMUNITY CHOICE AGGREGATION AND CALIFORNIA’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Jun 12, 2018

California continues to exercise national and global leadership in rapidly decarbonizing its economy to mitigate the environmental impacts of fossil fuels. At the same time, there is a growing trend by local governments to adopt Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) as the means to exercise greater loc...

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Bifacial solar modules increase energy production BIFACIAL SOLAR MODULES INCREASE ENERGY PRODUCTION

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Jun 12, 2018

Traditional solar modules are considered monofacial, as they can only convert light that strikes the front face of the module into electricity. Trina’s Duomax Twin is a new bifacial module, which can convert light that strikes both the front face and the back face of the module into electricity. Und...

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Deep Decarbonization in a High Renewables Future DEEP DECARBONIZATION IN A HIGH RENEWABLES FUTURE

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Jun 11, 2018

This project evaluates long-term energy scenarios through 2050 using a techno-economic model known as the California PATHWAYS model. These scenarios investigate options and costs for California in a changing climate to achieve a mandated 40 percent reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030...

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Wide Energy WIDE ENERGY

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Jun 09, 2018

Scientists define energy as the ability to do work. Modern civilization is possible because people have learned how to change energy from one form to another and then use it to do work. We use energy to move cars along roads and boats through after, to cook food on stoves, to make ice in freezers, a...

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DNV GL SOLAR AND STORAGE SERVICES DNV GL SOLAR AND STORAGE SERVICES

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Jun 08, 2018

The combined application of solar generation and energy storage can provide multiple benefits to many system stakeholders. As the technologies converge into coordinated applications, DNV GL is uniquely qualified to assist in all areas of combined solar and storage applications. We draw upon highly r...

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Serving renewable energy SERVING RENEWABLE ENERGY'S FULL SPECTRUM

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Jun 06, 2018

Renewable energy solutions have focused on small and large business, but mid-sized companies are often overlooked. This white paper, presented by WGL Energy, offers new approaches and innovative solutions for those companies who find themselves in this "green-energy gap."

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Collaborative Offsite PPA Structures for Renewable Energy Buyers COLLABORATIVE OFFSITE PPA STRUCTURES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY BUYERS

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Jun 02, 2018

Bird & Bird, an international law firm and leading renewable energy practice, and Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services (ESS) partnered to develop this guide. It is intended to be an educational resource for global renewable energy buyers of all sizes, looking to access offsite PPA str...

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CAPACITY DENSITIES OF EUROPEAN OFFSHORE WIND FARMS CAPACITY DENSITIES OF EUROPEAN OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

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Jun 01, 2018

The Baltic Sea faces an increasing spatial demand for human activities. In particular offshore renewable energy is a quite new interest with a considerably high demand for sea space. In light of climate protection policy, some countries have set national energy targets for offshore wind. For the imp...

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REVIEW OF THE NATIONAL WIND FARM COMMISSIONER REVIEW OF THE NATIONAL WIND FARM COMMISSIONER

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May 31, 2018

The Climate Change Authority is an independent statutory agency, which provides expert advice to the Government on climate change policy. When the National Wind Farm Commissioner was established in 2015, the Government advised that it would review the role in 2018. The Minister for the Environment a...

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Financial Performance and Risk Perception FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE AND RISK PERCEPTION

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May 31, 2018

India has prioritized electricity access as a key driver of socio-economic development. Each year, as part of the country’s successive National Electricity Plans, the government has set targets that scale up electrical capacity additions. India has also set ambitious targets for renewable energy in ...

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ADVANCING INVESTMENT IN OFFSHORE WIND ADVANCING INVESTMENT IN OFFSHORE WIND

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May 30, 2018

The Business Network for Offshore Wind works to support the development and growth of the U.S. offshore wind supply chain. The Network reacts to existing offshore wind projects’ challenges and preempts potential bottlenecks or risks that could threaten or delay the development of the offshore wind i...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY BENEFITS LEVERAGING LOCAL CAPACITY FOR OFFSHORE WIND RENEWABLE ENERGY BENEFITS LEVERAGING LOCAL CAPACITY FOR OFFSHORE WIND

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May 30, 2018

Renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, with their increasing maturity and cost-competitiveness, can help bring economic and environmental objectives into closer alignment. The energy transition can only be considered within the framework of the broader socio-economic system and changes...

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Solar Cell Optimization: Cutting Costs and Driving Performance SOLAR CELL OPTIMIZATION: CUTTING COSTS AND DRIVING PERFORMANCE

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May 29, 2018

Over the past several years, DC optimizers have become an important technological ingredient in many residential, commercial and utility-scale solar designs. By utilizing modules integrated with this technology, system designers can reduce the power loss from shade obstructions, thus safeguarding sy...

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Top 50 Resources for Solar Energy Professionals TOP 50 RESOURCES FOR SOLAR ENERGY PROFESSIONALS

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May 29, 2018

This guidebook features best practices for development, construction, operation and financing of utility-scale solar power plants in India and can be used as a manual for developers and investors. Bloomberg New Energy Finance is a research organization that helps energy professionals generate opport...

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Integration into the emerging U.S. offshorewind energy industry INTEGRATION INTO THE EMERGING U.S. OFFSHOREWIND ENERGY INDUSTRY

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May 29, 2018

Harnessing the energy of the wind blowing over the outer continental shelf (OCS) to produce electricity is a rapidly growing field in the United States. With more than ten separate federally regulated lease areas already under development between Cape Cod and Cape Hatteras alone, it is certain th...

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Carbon impacts of biomass consumed in the EU CARBON IMPACTS OF BIOMASS CONSUMED IN THE EU

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May 25, 2018

This report was commissioned from Forest Research by the European Climate Foundation (ECF) to provide an elaborated analysis to clarify the findings of a project undertaken for the European Commission (DG ENER), known as Carbon Impacts of Biomass Consumed in the EU, and latterly referred to as the “...

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NURTURING OFFSHORE WIND MARKETS NURTURING OFFSHORE WIND MARKETS

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May 24, 2018

The fast pace of offshore wind development has resulted in remarkable growth, from less than 1 gigawatt of total installed capacity in 2006 to more than 19 gigawatts (GW) in 2017, and the pace is expected to accelerate. Over the past 25 years, offshore wind technology has developed rapidly, with the...

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Rhode Island Clean Energy Industry Report 2018 RHODE ISLAND CLEAN ENERGY INDUSTRY REPORT 2018

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May 23, 2018

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) and the Executive Office of Commerce are pleased to present the 2018 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report. Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the General Assembly continue to implement the policy that has resulted in continuous growth throughout Rhode Is...

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Repowering Opportunities Aren’t Gone with the Wind…Yet REPOWERING OPPORTUNITIES AREN’T GONE WITH THE WIND…YET

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May 23, 2018

Interest in partial repowering has increased dramatically, with 2,136 MW of partial repowering completed in 2017. In 2018, with over 15 GW of operating wind projects ripe for repowering across the US, asset owners, and developers will look to cash in on what may be the last opportunity for significa...

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Energy Procurement in the Renewables Era ENERGY PROCUREMENT IN THE RENEWABLES ERA

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May 23, 2018

This white paper explores the options available to Retail companies to reduce their energy bills and explains when the right time is to invest in energy efficiency. In the last 10 years, electricity prices have increased by more than 200% in Australia. As a result, energy efficiency has become a hug...

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Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation ACCELERATING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY INNOVATION

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May 22, 2018

Energy consumption and production activities contribute two-thirds of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As such, energy also has the greatest potential to help slow GHG-driven climate change, by accelerating the pace of innovation and large-scale deployment of sustainable energy technologies. A...

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Universal Energy UNIVERSAL ENERGY

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May 17, 2018

This White Paper includes market and industry information and forecasts that have been obtained from internal surveys, reports and studies, where appropriate, as well as market research, publicly available information and industry publications. Such surveys, reports, studies, market research, public...

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Mexico’s Renewable Energy Future MEXICO’S RENEWABLE ENERGY FUTURE

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May 16, 2018

As the second-largest economy in Latin America with more than 40 million electricity customers, growing demand for power, and significant potential untapped renewable energy resources, Mexico is well positioned to expand its power generation from renewables. The energy reform has created many incent...

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Global Green Power The Policies and Principles GLOBAL GREEN POWER THE POLICIES AND PRINCIPLES

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May 16, 2018

2015 was the tipping point for global renewable energy, as capacity additions around the world surpassed all previous records. With the signing of the unprecedented Paris Agreement, dozens of countries have pledged to be part of a broader, economic-driven climate solution. While a few large players ...

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HOW TO MAXIMIZE ENERGY YIELD WITH BIFACIAL TECHNOLOGY HOW TO MAXIMIZE ENERGY YIELD WITH BIFACIAL TECHNOLOGY

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May 16, 2018

Bifacial solar modules use direct and reflective sunlight to produce energy from the front and rear surfaces of the module. As a result, they achieve a higher yield. Until now, bifacial technology, which was developed in the 1970s, has had only a small market share due to high production costs. In S...

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POWER-TO-GAS IN A DECARBONIZED EUROPEAN ENERGY SYSTEM BASED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES POWER-TO-GAS IN A DECARBONIZED EUROPEAN ENERGY SYSTEM BASED ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

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May 04, 2018

The pan-European energy system is faced with the enormous challenge of lowering carbon emissions from electricity supply to nearly zero by 2050. This goes hand in hand with the need to integrate massive amounts of renewable energy sources (RES), mainly wind and solar power. The variable nature of th...

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Future renewable energy costs solar photovoltaics FUTURE RENEWABLE ENERGY COSTS SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS

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May 01, 2018

KIC InnoEnergy is developing credible future technology cost models for four renewable energy generation technologies using a consistent and robust methodology. The purpose of these cost models is to enable the impact of innovations on the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) to be explored and tracked i...

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Emerging Solar Strategies How Innovative Companies are Using Solar to Reduce Energy Costs EMERGING SOLAR STRATEGIES HOW INNOVATIVE COMPANIES ARE USING SOLAR TO REDUCE ENERGY COSTS

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Apr 29, 2018

Photovoltaics and distributed solar generation have redefined expectations, reduced costs, and rocked the century-old utility business model. Solar costs have dropped nearly 50%1 in just the past few years and customer options are no longer limited to only a few types of onsite systems. Today, custo...

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Transformation of the Global Energy System TRANSFORMATION OF THE GLOBAL ENERGY SYSTEM

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Apr 29, 2018

As an integral part of the World Economic Forum System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Energy, the Global Future Council on Energy provides vision and thought leadership. Since 2016, the Council has been looking at the forces transforming the production, demand and impact of the energy industrie...

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INVEST IN SOLAR ENERGY AT ANY SCALE INVEST IN SOLAR ENERGY AT ANY SCALE

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Apr 26, 2018

SSG produces electricity from its solar power plants located in different countries. This electricity is being sold daily to either end-users or to the public utility companies. The buyers pay for the electricity monthly to SSG. New members can become a part of SSG by purchasing a solar package from...

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The Future for Renewable Energy in the MENA Region THE FUTURE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE MENA REGION

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Apr 26, 2018

This report provides insight into the renewable energy market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The market overview section of this report was written by Clean Energy Pipeline, a specialist provider of news, research and data on the clean energy sector. Clean Energy Pipeline is a su...

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Power Sector Clean Energy Momentum POWER SECTOR CLEAN ENERGY MOMENTUM

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Apr 26, 2018

At this dynamic moment in the power sector, companies across the country are moving full steam ahead to dramatically reduce carbon emissions from their generation fleet and make big investments in zero-emission generation in order to address climate change and usher in a low-carbon future. American ...

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2017 State of Wind Development in the United States by Region 2017 STATE OF WIND DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES BY REGION

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Apr 26, 2018

Although the wind capacity installed by the end of 2016 is estimated, in an average year, to equate to 6.4% of electricity demand in the United States, wind energy has the potential to meet even more of our country’s demand for energy (U.S. Department of Energy 2017c). In 2016, the industry took a m...

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GLOBAL WIND REPORT GLOBAL WIND REPORT

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Apr 25, 2018

2017was not a spectacular year in terms of global installations, but key developments marked the forward progress of the energy transformation. Driven by the improving economics of wind power, as well as solar and storage, the outlines of a future sustainable energy system are beginning to become cl...

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Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center SPOTSYLVANIA SOLAR ENERGY CENTER

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Apr 24, 2018

Sustainable Power Group (sPower) prepared this White Paper in response to the questions, comments, and concerns from Concerned Citizens of Fawn Lake and Spotsylvania County (CCFLSC) regarding sPower’s proposed Spotsylvania Solar Energy Center Project. The White Paper is structured in such a way that...

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Blockchain Technology A Key Enabler for Renewable Energy BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY A KEY ENABLER FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Apr 24, 2018

Steven Slome and Pat Sonti explore changes in renewable energy technology, from its current variability to the future benefits of the blockchain. How can blockchain enable the cleantech sector? What are the complications of monetizing renewable energy as a cryptocurrency? The blockchain is rapidl...

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Exergy EXERGY

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Apr 24, 2018

From Brooklyn to Bangladesh, the new energy consumer wants comfort, security, a more engaging relationship, and a promising future for energy production. A democratized energy marketplace is the only way to achieve this promise, and the Exergy project team, part of LO3 Energy, has developed a key pi...

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Renewable and Clean Energy Scenario Analysis and Mechanisms 2.0 Study RENEWABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY SCENARIO ANALYSIS AND MECHANISMS 2.0 STUDY

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Apr 20, 2018

There are a variety of means by which states may choose to support meeting their renewable and clean energy requirements. No one mechanism is inherently superior and directly comparing mechanisms is challenging. Consideration of whether and to what extent one mechanism might better achieve a state’s...

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Overcoming Renewable Energy Obstacles With Reciprocating Engines OVERCOMING RENEWABLE ENERGY OBSTACLES WITH RECIPROCATING ENGINES

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Apr 19, 2018

Today’s dynamic power industry is increasingly in need of flexible, efficient electricity generation. The days of predictable peak demand patterns are behind us. As wind and solar energy sources continue to penetrate the market, their intermittent energy supplies could present obstacles for Independ...

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GLOBAL LANDSCAPE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY FINANCE

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Apr 19, 2018

The landscape of renewable energy finance has evolved rapidly. Since 2012, renewable power capacity installations have exceeded non-renewables by a rising margin, representing about 60% of all new power-generating capacity added worldwide in 2016 (IRENA, 2017a). Investment reached a comparable miles...

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Emerging Sector Series:  Renewable Energy Growth and Obstacles in the Renewable Energy Sector In Alaska EMERGING SECTOR SERIES: RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH AND OBSTACLES IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR IN ALASKA

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Apr 18, 2018

Necessity often breeds innovation. High fuel costs, lack of electrical grid infrastructure, and a culture of adaptation create the perfect environment to help make Alaska a global leader in renewable energy. A part of the Emerging Sector Series, sponsored by the State of Alaska Division of Economic ...

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EMERGING SECTOR SERIES: RENEWABLE ENERGY EMERGING SECTOR SERIES: RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Apr 18, 2018

Necessity often breeds innovation. High fuel costs, lack of electrical grid infrastructure, and culture of adaptation create the perfect environment to help make Alaska a global leader in renewable energy. A part of the Emerging Sector Series, sponsored by the State of Alaska Division of Economic De...

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New drivers of the renewable energy transition NEW DRIVERS OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION

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Apr 18, 2018

A game changer is underway in the world’s renewable energy sector. Up until now, the renewable revolution has been led by energy developers and generating companies who were able to build renewable capacity with the help of government tariffs and subsidies. In many cases, the cost of this government...

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Enhancing Combustion Turbine Capabilities for 21st Century Power Markets ENHANCING COMBUSTION TURBINE CAPABILITIES FOR 21ST CENTURY POWER MARKETS

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Apr 18, 2018

The push for higher percentages of renewable sources in the fuel mix has in-creased one attribute of the power supply system operators have worked diligently to eliminate: uncertainty. By their very nature, renewable energy sources are variable, with production output changing as weather conditions ...

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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES IN A TIME OF TRANSITION

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Apr 17, 2018

Renewables have experienced a remarkable evolution over the past decade. Indisputably, they now form the leading edge in combination with the energy efficiency of a far-reaching global energy transition. Spurred by innovation, increased competition, and policy support in a growing number of countrie...

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THE DARK SIDE OF SOLAR THE DARK SIDE OF SOLAR

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Apr 16, 2018

In recent years, solar power has surged to become the cheapest and fastest-growing source of electricity on the planet. Over the last decade, solar installations have grown annually by over 30 percent on average, thanks to costs that have plunged more than 90 percent. This red-hot growth suggests th...

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Global Wind Market Update Demand & Supply 2017 GLOBAL WIND MARKET UPDATE DEMAND & SUPPLY 2017

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Apr 14, 2018

This is the fourth edition of the annual Global Wind Market Update Demand & Supply report published by FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value. This report is part of FTI Intelligence's clean energy research servic...

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BIOENERGY FROM FINNISH FORESTS BIOENERGY FROM FINNISH FORESTS

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Apr 13, 2018

Finland is a northern European country with vast forest resources and sustainable wood production that supports industrial output, energy supply, economic growth and social well-being. This report describes Finland’s approach to sustainable solid biomass supply, the country’s application of forest w...

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GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSFORMATION GLOBAL ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

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Apr 13, 2018

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to start to meet the goals set out in the Paris Agreement. The historic climate accord from 2015 seeks, at a minimum, to limit average global temperature rise to “well below 2°C” in the present century, compared to pre-in...

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GLOBAL TRENDS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT 2018 GLOBAL TRENDS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT 2018

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Apr 05, 2018

We are in the middle of a global renewable energy revolution. Investments in renewables have continued to increase each year, led largely by developing countries and since 2004, the world has invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources. The annual Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment repo...

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INTERNET OF THINGS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND BLOCKCHAIN EMPOWERING ENERGY CONSUMERS INTERNET OF THINGS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND BLOCKCHAIN EMPOWERING ENERGY CONSUMERS

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Apr 01, 2018

Worldwide, the total consumption of electricity reached almost 20.000 TWh1 with an average price of 0.14 USD per kWh, which equates to USD 3tn per year! Commercial buildings account for 40-50 % of this amount. Besides the growing consumption, the key issue in the power industry is the unpredictabili...

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Floating wind turbines: the road to commercialisation FLOATING WIND TURBINES: THE ROAD TO COMMERCIALISATION

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Mar 29, 2018

Floating wind is now a reality. And it works. The world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind in Scotland, achieved a capacity factor of 65% in its first three months of operation, up to February 2018. That compares to a bottom-fixed offshore wind average of up to 60% at most.1 These early results are ...

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POWERING WEST MIDLANDS GROWTH A REGIONAL APPROACH TO CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATION POWERING WEST MIDLANDS GROWTH A REGIONAL APPROACH TO CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATION

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Mar 28, 2018

The West Midlands is uniquely positioned to lead the UK in taking advantage of the economic opportunities arising from the global transition to a clean energy system. The region’s strengths include: strong and coherent political leadership committed to sustainability; the diversity of economic needs...

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SITING RENEWABLE GENERATION: THE NORTHEAST PERSPECTIVE SITING RENEWABLE GENERATION: THE NORTHEAST PERSPECTIVE

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Mar 28, 2018

The Northeastern U.S. is simultaneously home to the most ambitious regional renewable energy goals and the most constrained lands in the U.S. This paper builds upon past work on siting policy to examine siting solutions tailored to meet renewable energy demand in a land-constrained region. Along wit...

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ACCELERATING A SUSTAINABLE AND EQUITABLE ENERGY FUTURE ACCELERATING A SUSTAINABLE AND EQUITABLE ENERGY FUTURE

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Mar 28, 2018

The energy revolution is here. Once thought to be a near impossibility, recent innovations in renewable energy technology have significantly lowered costs and made renewables an economically viable option. Continued advances in battery storage, solar panels, and energy optimization are giving many a...

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Benefits of both pyranometer and satellite irradiance data for utility-scale solar energy parks BENEFITS OF BOTH PYRANOMETER AND SATELLITE IRRADIANCE DATA FOR UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR ENERGY PARKS

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Mar 27, 2018

In the present utility-scale solar power market, with high competition and falling component and maintenance prices, showing positive financial results (both in a margin and asset value) can be challenging. By using state-of-the-art solar plant performance monitoring and assessment techniques, profi...

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MANY YEARS AGO THE INTERNET CONNECTED THE WORLD OF INFORMATION. TODAY, NAD GRID IS CONNECTING THE WORLD OF ENERGY. MANY YEARS AGO THE INTERNET CONNECTED THE WORLD OF INFORMATION. TODAY, NAD GRID IS CONNECTING THE WORLD OF ENERGY.

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Mar 26, 2018

The supply of electricity was historically considered a natural monopoly, and a select few large players were given control. Over time, electricity generation was open to competition, but the infrastructure side of the grid remained monopolistic and managed by public utilities. Because of this, elec...

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Green Power Superhighways Building a Path to America’s Clean Energy Future GREEN POWER SUPERHIGHWAYS BUILDING A PATH TO AMERICA’S CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

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Mar 22, 2018

The United States is home to vast quantities of clean energy resources – wind, solar, geothermal, and hydropower. Yet it lacks a modern interstate transmission grid to deliver carbon-free electricity to customers in highly populated areas of the country. President Obama has called for the United Sta...

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Offshore wind power: big challenge, big opportunity OFFSHORE WIND POWER: BIG CHALLENGE, BIG OPPORTUNITY

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Mar 22, 2018

Offshore wind can play a leading role in meeting renewable energy and carbon emission targets and improving energy security by 2020. The policy framework for renewables deployment needs to change to make it attractive for the market to invest at scale, catalyze cost reduction by up to 40% and create...

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WIND ENERGY MINING WIND ENERGY MINING

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Mar 21, 2018

The Latvian company ETB Ltd. has been dealing with wind energy production for more than 10 years. The company owns 7 wind-driven electric power stations with total capacity of 4.5 MW. The power stations are located in the rural area in 800 meters from the seashore and occupy a total area of about 30...

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STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AGENDA 2018 STRATEGIC RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AGENDA 2018

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Mar 21, 2018

Historically, the wind energy sector has been one of the champions of applied technology Research & Innovation in Europe. This has made wind power competitive with traditional fossil power generation. Onshore wind is now the cheapest form of new installed power capacity. Wind power and solar PV are ...

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The Residential Solar Retrofit Market in California is Beginning to Saturate THE RESIDENTIAL SOLAR RETROFIT MARKET IN CALIFORNIA IS BEGINNING TO SATURATE

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Mar 20, 2018

After a decade of explosive growth in the residential solar photovoltaic (PV) market, in 2017 California saw its first decrease in annual residential solar installations. This paper suggests that the most probable cause of this downturn is the beginning of market saturation in the residential retrof...

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Solar and Energy Storage trends for 2018 SOLAR AND ENERGY STORAGE TRENDS FOR 2018

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Mar 20, 2018

The solar industry continues to be an exciting and challenging place to work, keeping our role as analysts very interesting. 2017 saw annual installations grow by almost 20% from the year earlier and edge within reach of 100 GW, a milestone that the industry will reach this year. Such remarkable exp...

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Battery energy storage Optimize integration of renewable energy to the grid BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE OPTIMIZE INTEGRATION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY TO THE GRID

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Mar 20, 2018

In today’s power systems, growing demand, aging infrastructure, and system constraints, as well as the increasing renewable energy portfolio, have amplified the need for utilities to find new ways to manage their system and improve reliability. One potential solution is what is commonly referred to ...

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Empowering Variable Renewables Options for Flexible Electricity Systems EMPOWERING VARIABLE RENEWABLES OPTIONS FOR FLEXIBLE ELECTRICITY SYSTEMS

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Mar 19, 2018

Increasing the share of renewables in energy portfolios is key to reducing global CO2 emissions. Variable renewables, such as wind, wave, tidal, solar and run-of-river hydro, share a characteristic that distinguishes them from conventional sources of energy: their output varies according to the avai...

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Solar microgrids and remote energy access SOLAR MICROGRIDS AND REMOTE ENERGY ACCESS

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Mar 16, 2018

This paper documents the challenges faced by one company, Gram Power, installing and operating solar microgrids in rural India. We begin by summarizing the existing literature on best practices for microgrid deployment and show that Gram Power followed nearly all of the recommendations. Nonetheless,...

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Exploring the Role of Advanced Nuclear in Future Energy Markets EXPLORING THE ROLE OF ADVANCED NUCLEAR IN FUTURE ENERGY MARKETS

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Mar 16, 2018

The economic and policy environment for nuclear power globally and in the United States is complex, with conflicting drivers that impede and support the development and deployment of nuclear technologies for energy systems. Electric power generation from nuclear power plants constitutes 11% of globa...

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SOLAR PLUS ENERGY STORAGE  A GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AND PROFIT WITH A DC CONVERTER SOLAR PLUS ENERGY STORAGE A GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AND PROFIT WITH A DC CONVERTER

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Mar 09, 2018

Traditional storage plus solar (PV) applications have involved the coupling of independent storage and PV inverters at an AC bus, or alternatively the use of multi-input hybrid inverters. Here we will examine how a new cost-effective approach of coupling energy storage to existing PV arrays with a D...

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SOLAR PLUS ENERGY STORAGE A GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AND PROFIT WITH A DC CONVERTER SOLAR PLUS ENERGY STORAGE A GUIDE TO MAXIMIZING PRODUCTION AND PROFIT WITH A DC CONVERTER

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Mar 09, 2018

Traditional storage plus solar (PV) applications have involved the coupling of independent storage and PV inverters at an AC bus, or alternatively the use of multi-input hybrid inverters. Here we will examine how a new cost-effective approach of coupling energy storage to existing PV arrays with a D...

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A New Energy in Digital Marketing with Horizon Solar Power A NEW ENERGY IN DIGITAL MARKETING WITH HORIZON SOLAR POWER

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Mar 02, 2018

Horizon Solar Power has served as a leading designer and installer of residential and commercial solar systems since 2008. Named among the Top 10 Top Solar Power Contractors in the United States by Solar Power World, Horizon has grown from its modest beginnings in southern California to serving mult...

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4 Biggest Trends in Solar Monitoring and Why They Matter 4 BIGGEST TRENDS IN SOLAR MONITORING AND WHY THEY MATTER

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Feb 28, 2018

As global leaders in solar monitoring, Solar-Log® team members met with solar installers across the U.S. to discuss their needs for monitoring and the key features most important to them and the success of their business. Solar-Log® reached hundreds of industry professionals, and across the board, h...

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Building local economic resilience though democratic local energy models BUILDING LOCAL ECONOMIC RESILIENCE THOUGH DEMOCRATIC LOCAL ENERGY MODELS

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Feb 28, 2018

When the energy supply chain is localised, local jobs can be created, energy spend can be kept in the local economy and community benefit funds can be created and reinvested locally to reduce community vulnerability and to create a more resilient financial system. However, changes in national suppor...

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WPP TOKEN, THE FUTURE OF ENERGY CRYPTOCURRENCY WPP TOKEN, THE FUTURE OF ENERGY CRYPTOCURRENCY

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Feb 27, 2018

Headquartered in Geneva Switzerland, World Power Production Energy Corporation (WPP), which owns and controls several important advanced energy technology patents, is lead by its President Mr. Rafael Ben. Mr. Ben has 30+ years experience in the energy sector and is an established guest speaker and l...

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The Australian Wave Energy Atlas Project Overview and Final Report THE AUSTRALIAN WAVE ENERGY ATLAS PROJECT OVERVIEW AND FINAL REPORT

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Feb 22, 2018

The Australian Wave Energy Atlas (AWavEA) project aimed to support the continued growth of Australia’s emerging wave energy sector. Key outcomes from the project include. The revised wave energy resource information generated in the project provides an independent and verified dataset that spans a g...

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INTEGRATED ANALYSIS OF FLOATING WIND TURBINES INTEGRATED ANALYSIS OF FLOATING WIND TURBINES

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Feb 22, 2018

Offshore wind is a young technology and experiencing fast development. As the industry evolves, offshore wind farms are being built further from the coast and in deeper waters to achieve a steadier and stronger wind resource, leading to a big potential for the floating wind turbine market.

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Variable Renewable Energy Sources Integration VARIABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES INTEGRATION

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Feb 21, 2018

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. India relies heavily on conventional fuels to meet the energy demand. Out of the total installed capacity of 329 GW1, the share of coal, gas and diesel power projects is close to 67% in the overall capacity mix, while the share of renewable...

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Renewable Energy Prospects for the European Union RENEWABLE ENERGY PROSPECTS FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION

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Feb 21, 2018

For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term targets and supporting policy measures has resulted in strong growth in renewable energy consumption across the region, from a 9% share in 2005 to 16.7% in 20...

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A Project Developer’s Guide to Utility-scale Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants A PROJECT DEVELOPER’S GUIDE TO UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER PLANTS

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Feb 20, 2018

The World Bank Group (including the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Development Association, IFC, and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency) helps client countries secure the affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy supply needed to end extreme pov...

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Global Wind Power Market GLOBAL WIND POWER MARKET

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Feb 20, 2018

Besides green commitment, the continuous decline of the cost of wind energy is a major driver for the Global Wind Power (GWP) market. With the advancement in technologies, the cost has declined by over 65% in the past decade and is expected to drop further at a significant rate. Of the total electri...

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POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS: FINANCIAL MODEL FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS: FINANCIAL MODEL FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES

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Feb 19, 2018

A Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is a long-term electricity supply agreement concluded directly (bilateral) between a buyer (electricity consumer) and a seller (plant operator). This agreement regulates the supply of electricity at a defined price or an equivalent financial compensation. The profile...

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Apply Solar Shielding to Lessen Heat Load, Protect Enclosure Components APPLY SOLAR SHIELDING TO LESSEN HEAT LOAD, PROTECT ENCLOSURE COMPONENTS

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Feb 16, 2018

Stating that temperature rise inside an enclosure above outdoor ambient is caused by internal equipment heat dissipation and solar energy absorption, this paper presents the beneficial temperature effects of solar shading the enclosure's surface by shielding the direct and reflective radiation from ...

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CATALYZING A CLEANER POWER GRID, ONE FINANCIAL TRANSACTION AT A TIME CATALYZING A CLEANER POWER GRID, ONE FINANCIAL TRANSACTION AT A TIME

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Feb 15, 2018

The power grid is currently undergoing its greatest transformation since the invention of mainstream electricity by Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla over 130 years ago. Today, the electric energy industry is largely based on a monopoly model of large interconnected utilities, where power is created in...

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Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Projects: Guiding Investors through the Legal and Regulatory Framework TAIWAN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECTS: GUIDING INVESTORS THROUGH THE LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK

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Feb 14, 2018

The Taiwanese Government has set aggressive renewable energy targets, with a particular focus on the development of its offshore wind power capabilities. This exciting new market presents great opportunities for foreign investors. At the same time, it highlights the need for a local legal and regula...

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Wind in power 2017 WIND IN POWER 2017

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Feb 13, 2018

Europe installed 16.8 GW (15.6 GW in the EU) of gross additional wind power capacity in 2017, marking a record year on annual installations. With a total net installed capacity of 168.7 GW, wind energy remains the second largest form of power generation capacity in Europe, closely approaching gas in...

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Great expectations Deal making in the renewable energy sector GREAT EXPECTATIONS DEAL MAKING IN THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

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Feb 12, 2018

In Q3 2017, Acuris surveyed 200 senior level investors in renewable energy. All responses are anonymous and results are presented in aggregate. For the purposes of this study, ‘renewable energy’ is power generated from the following sources: offshore wind, photovoltaic solar, hydropower, biomass/bio...

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Mapping Renewable Energy Pathways towards 2020 MAPPING RENEWABLE ENERGY PATHWAYS TOWARDS 2020

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Feb 12, 2018

The EU Renewables Directive is a unique creation which addresses two of the biggest challenges of our time energy security and climate change. The 20% renewables target for 2020 is now firmly embedded in the psyche of Europe’s decision makers. To reach this ambitious target will call for the full mo...

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2018 outlook on renewable energy 2018 OUTLOOK ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Feb 10, 2018

Heading into 2018, the renewable energy industry faces an unusual degree of policy uncertainty, but it’s also riding some strong tailwinds. Topping the list of proposed policies or rulings contributing to uncertainty are tax reform and the solar trade case, which have slowed wind and solar deal acti...

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World Energy Issues Monitor 2018 WORLD ENERGY ISSUES MONITOR 2018

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Feb 09, 2018

The World Energy Council is the principal impartial network of energy leaders and practitioners promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system for the greatest benefit of all. Formed in 1923, the Council is the UN-accredited global energy body, representing the entire en...

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COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY STRATEGY COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY STRATEGY

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Feb 08, 2018

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has prepared this update to Connecticut’s Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) to advance the State’s goal of creating a cheaper, cleaner, more reliable energy future for Connecticut’s residents and businesses. By statute, DEEP ...

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AFFORDABLE CLEAN RELIABLE ENERGY AFFORDABLE CLEAN RELIABLE ENERGY

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Feb 08, 2018

This paper details the trends that are converging to develop a better energy system. A system that will radically remake our dated, economically inefficient existing energy infrastructure into a more affordable, clean, and reliable system that puts people at the center of energy production and consu...

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THE BIG MEXICO RENEWABLE ENERGY REPORT THE BIG MEXICO RENEWABLE ENERGY REPORT

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Feb 03, 2018

Mexico is one of the hottest global renewable energy markets and is currently the second largest power market in Latin America with US$110 billion of investment in the generation, transmission and distribution sectors forecast until 2030. Only five years ago, the generation, transmission, distributi...

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GREENEUM NETWORK GREEN PAPER GREENEUM NETWORK GREEN PAPER

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Feb 01, 2018

Greeneum is a global decentralized network that aims to encourage the production, distribution, and consumption of clean and sustainable energy. Green energy is generated from renewable resources, which can be naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, an...

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LDP Baseline: Renewable Energy Assessment October 2015 Update February 2018 LDP BASELINE: RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSESSMENT OCTOBER 2015 UPDATE FEBRUARY 2018

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Feb 01, 2018

This Renewable Energy Assessment was undertaken in accordance with the procedures and methodology as set out in the Welsh Government’s “Planning for Renewable and Low Carbon Energy A Toolkit for Planners” document and the subsequent September 2015 update. The document contains a number of “project s...

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Simplified Solar-Plus-Storage with the Pika Energy Island™ SIMPLIFIED SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE WITH THE PIKA ENERGY ISLAND™

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Feb 01, 2018

The benefits of adding battery storage to a new PV system range from clean backup power to managing costs based on time-of-use and enabling self-supply. Now, distributed storage makes more sense than ever, as increased solar adoption strains utilities’ ability to respond to variable demand. Integrat...

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A blockchain-based solar energy incentive A BLOCKCHAIN-BASED SOLAR ENERGY INCENTIVE

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Feb 01, 2018

Blockchain technology is driving innovation and scale-up in the energy, climate, and environmental sectors. SolarCoin, a blockchain-based digital asset and currency, is designed to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy. As a blockchain based technology, SolarCoin is global and decentra...

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Powering Sustainable Cities POWERING SUSTAINABLE CITIES

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Jan 31, 2018

As climate leadership has shifted from federal priority to a strategic decision often made at the local level, public sector professionals have risen to the task of developing and operationalizing long-term, community-scale initiatives within a rapidly evolving power sector landscape. But while clea...

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U.S. Solar Outlook Initial Reactions to Section 201 Decision U.S. SOLAR OUTLOOK INITIAL REACTIONS TO SECTION 201 DECISION

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Jan 30, 2018

According to GTM Research, the new solar tariffs set forth by the Trump administration are expected to result in an 11 percent reduction in U.S. solar demand between 2018 and 2022, equivalent to 7.6 gigawatts. This executive summary provides insights on state and market segment impacts to U.S. solar...

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Offshore Wind Policy Options Paper OFFSHORE WIND POLICY OPTIONS PAPER

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Jan 29, 2018

In this Offshore Wind Policy Options Paper (Options Paper), NYSERDA provides an assessment of alternatives for addressing a wide range of policy issues pertinent to the successful deployment of offshore wind energy within the context of Governor Cuomo’s goal of obtaining 50 percent of New York’s ele...

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PLANNING FOR MORE DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES ON THE GRID PLANNING FOR MORE DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES ON THE GRID

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Jan 29, 2018

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, battery storage, and demand response are now increasingly competitive economically, and these technologies offer great opportunity to transform our electric power system. However, there is a larger concern shared by some...

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Decentralizing global energy markets by rewarding energy
efficient behaviour DECENTRALIZING GLOBAL ENERGY MARKETS BY REWARDING ENERGY EFFICIENT BEHAVIOUR

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Jan 28, 2018

Energi Mine aims to decentralize the $2 trillion global electricity markets which are naturally closed and controlled by a handful of large players. Energy companies are currently incentivized to sell more energy and at the highest possible price. The market for power (electricity) generation is nat...

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Fault-Tolerant Scaleable Solar Power Bus Architectures with Maximum Power Tracking FAULT-TOLERANT SCALEABLE SOLAR POWER BUS ARCHITECTURES WITH MAXIMUM POWER TRACKING

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Jan 24, 2018

Power conversion from solar array sources requires more robust power system design than that for power systems with stiff voltage sources due to risks of an array voltage collapse under peak load demand or severe changes in the array characteristics.

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Growing The Battery Storage Market 2018 GROWING THE BATTERY STORAGE MARKET 2018

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Jan 24, 2018

Battery storage has grown significantly over the last few years. Electrochemical storage is now pushing the 1 GW mark up from a few hundred megawatts just a few years back.1 Key regions, such as Europe, South Korea, and the US, are leading growth. Massive investments predominantly in lithium-ion bat...

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Clean Energy, Sustainability and the New American Workforce CLEAN ENERGY, SUSTAINABILITY AND THE NEW AMERICAN WORKFORCE

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Jan 23, 2018

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is one of the world’s largest environmental nonprofit organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of over 500 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. EDF finds practical and lasting solutions to the world’s ...

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MAGNETIC RENEWABLE SYSTEM MAGNETIC RENEWABLE SYSTEM

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Jan 20, 2018

Energy, there are many types. The types of energy we use depends on the objectives, heat, motion, and light are just a few. The primary objective of energy that we used is for transportation and electricity generation. These objectives use many types of energy, heat to turn a wheel and generator, Mo...

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The use of Exascale Computers in Oil & Gas, Wind Energy and Biogas Combustion Industries THE USE OF EXASCALE COMPUTERS IN OIL & GAS, WIND ENERGY AND BIOGAS COMBUSTION INDUSTRIES

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Jan 19, 2018

New energy sources, if untapped, might become crucial in the mid-term. Intensive numerical simulations and prototyping are needed to assess their real value and improve their throughput. The impact of exascale HPC and data-intensive algorithms in the energy industry is initially established in the U...

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HUMAN RIGHTS IN WIND TURBINE SUPPLY CHAINS HUMAN RIGHTS IN WIND TURBINE SUPPLY CHAINS

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Jan 19, 2018

In order to achieve the goals on renewable energy set during the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, the Netherlands and other countries around the world will need to rely heavily on renewable energy technologies such as wind turbines, solar cells, and batteries for energy storag...

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Making Sense of Energy Storage How Storage Technologies Can Support a Renewable Future MAKING SENSE OF ENERGY STORAGE HOW STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES CAN SUPPORT A RENEWABLE FUTURE

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Jan 18, 2018

America must shift away from fossil fuels and towards clean, renewable sources of energy in order to protect our air, water and land, and to avoid the worst consequences of global warming. Renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, are virtually unlimited and produce little to no pollut...

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Making Solar Smarter Current & Future AI Applications MAKING SOLAR SMARTER CURRENT & FUTURE AI APPLICATIONS

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Jan 16, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has increasingly become the hype and hope of this tech-driven age with Machine Learning (ML) and the Internet of Things (IoT) at its very foundation. More and more of today’s interactions are powered by AI, from the gadgets we use to the cars we drive. In addition, AI ha...

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CLEAN ENERGY AUSTRALIA REPORT 2018 CLEAN ENERGY AUSTRALIA REPORT 2018

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Jan 15, 2018

Approximately 700 MW of renewable projects were completed and began generation in 2017. But with seven times that amount either under construction or with financial support at the end of 2017, the clean energy industry is on the verge of a major breakthrough.

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The new economics of offshore wind THE NEW ECONOMICS OF OFFSHORE WIND

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Jan 12, 2018

The volume of offshore wind in Great Britain (GB) capacity mix could be materially increased through intelligent market design and regulation, including the continuation of the Contract-for Difference (CfD) regime. Aurora has analyzed 2 policy mechanisms to achieve greater offshore wind penetration,...

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THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR UK PENSION FUNDS THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR UK PENSION FUNDS

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Jan 12, 2018

Infrastructure has become one of the fastest growing investment sectors worldwide, with private sector infrastructure investment reaching record levels in 2016. In the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement with an estimated $1 trillion of investment required to achieve global decarbonisation and energ...

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An independent assessment of the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy AN INDEPENDENT ASSESSMENT OF THE UK’S CLEAN GROWTH STRATEGY

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Jan 11, 2018

Under the Climate Change Act, the Government is required to publish a set of policies and proposals that will enable the legally-binding carbon budgets, on track to the 2050 target, to be met. The Clean Growth Strategy, published in October 2017, presents the Government's plans.

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Renewable energy in Europe 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY IN EUROPE 2017

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Jan 11, 2018

Addressing climate change requires a globally coordinated, long-term response across all economic sectors. The 2015 Paris Agreement provides the framework for limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and for pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5 degrees Celsiu...

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Accelerating Sustainable Energy Innovation ACCELERATING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY INNOVATION

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Jan 11, 2018

Sustainable energy innovation is at the heart of solving many of the world’s toughest challenges, and is the key to tapping the full potential of energy as a contributor to future growth and prosperity. However, despite the overall accelerating pace in recent years, innovation in the energy system i...

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Focusing the Sun: State Considerations for Designing Community Solar Policy FOCUSING THE SUN: STATE CONSIDERATIONS FOR DESIGNING COMMUNITY SOLAR POLICY

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Jan 10, 2018

Through 2016, community solar programs in 35 states and the District of Columbia had a cumulative total capacity of 275 megawatts (MW) (O’Shaughnessy et al. 2017). To build on the recent momentum around community solar and to facilitate widespread adoption, the National Community Solar Partnership (...

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GETTING MORE GRANULAR: HOW VALUE OF LOCATION AND TIME MAY CHANGE COMPENSATION FOR DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES GETTING MORE GRANULAR: HOW VALUE OF LOCATION AND TIME MAY CHANGE COMPENSATION FOR DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES

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Jan 10, 2018

Built during the last century, the United States electric grid was primarily designed to transport electricity from large central station power plants to end-use customers. But with a rapid growth of distributed energy resources (DER) resulting from falling costs and technological advances, customer...

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SOLAR ENERGY & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE (CRE) SOLAR ENERGY & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE (CRE)

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Jan 10, 2018

Solar energy offers commercial real estate (CRE) property owners and managers an exceptional opportunity to boost cash flow by reducing utility expenditures, increasing rents, and increasing common areas maintenance (CAM) reimbursements. Installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) array also fosters closer...

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Blended Finance in Clean Energy Experiences and Opportunities BLENDED FINANCE IN CLEAN ENERGY EXPERIENCES AND OPPORTUNITIES

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Jan 10, 2018

The combined challenges of energy access and climate change present major needs for clean energy investment. The Paris Agreement and United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, negotiated in 2015, represented an inflection point for moving from talking to action in order to address two of the wor...

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SOLAR ENERGY & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE SOLAR ENERGY & COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

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Jan 05, 2018

Solar energy offers commercial real estate (CRE) property owners and managers an exceptional opportunity to boost cash flow by reducing utility expenditures, increasing rents, and increasing common areas maintenance (CAM) reimbursements. Installing a solar photovoltaic (PV) array also fosters closer...

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY (C-PACE) A NEW OPTION FOR FINANCING ON-SITE SOLAR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY (C-PACE) A NEW OPTION FOR FINANCING ON-SITE SOLAR

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Jan 05, 2018

Settling on the best approach to financing is an essential step for any on-site solar project. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing is a relatively new option with unique attributes that set it apart from other common means of solar project financing. We put together an overv...

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Renewable energy discount rate survey results 2017 RENEWABLE ENERGY DISCOUNT RATE SURVEY RESULTS 2017

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Jan 04, 2018

Renewable energy is at the forefront in the fight against climate change. This has translated into rapid renewable energy commercialization and industry expansion, therefore leading to an increase in the number of deals in the sector.

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Renewable Energy in Vietnam RENEWABLE ENERGY IN VIETNAM

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Jan 04, 2018

We are pleased to provide you with this memorandum on renewable energy in Vietnam. This sets out a general overview of the power sector in Vietnam and an overview of Vietnam's renewable energy sector and the current legal framework, including in particular details of investment initiatives.

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The Potential Air Quality Impacts from Biomass Combustion THE POTENTIAL AIR QUALITY IMPACTS FROM BIOMASS COMBUSTION

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Jan 01, 2018

Biomass features within several pathways to a low carbon economy and is an increasing source of secondary domestic heat. Measurements and inventories suggest that particulate matter (PM) from biomass burning is on the increase.

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smart energy revolution SMART ENERGY REVOLUTION

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Jan 01, 2018

The purpose of this Whitepaper is to present KiWi New Energy, its technology, business model and the KiWi token to potential token holders in connection with the proposed token sale. The information set forth below may not be exhaustive and does not imply any elements of a contractual relationshi...

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Offshore wind operational report OFFSHORE WIND OPERATIONAL REPORT

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Dec 31, 2017

Welcome to our 2017 Offshore Wind Operational Report, an annual publication summarising progress in the development of the UK’s offshore wind resources. With 361 large offshore wind farms already contributing on average 6% of the nation’s electricity demand, the sector is on track to becoming a vita...

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RENEWABLE GAS FRENCH PANORAMA 2017 RENEWABLE GAS FRENCH PANORAMA 2017

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Dec 31, 2017

The objective for renewable gas to account for 10% of gas consumption by 2030, defined in the French Energy Code, was set with a view to limiting global warming to 2°C by 2050. According to gas network operators and the Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables (SER), to limit global warming to 1.5°C a ne...

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Growing With Green Energy And Renewable Coin For A Better World GROWING WITH GREEN ENERGY AND RENEWABLE COIN FOR A BETTER WORLD

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Dec 31, 2017

The general thought behind TerraGreen is to use the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency to make the earth (Terra) a greener place by revolutionizing the concept of how green energy is produced and supplied to the customer. In contrast with current methods of energy production via fossil fuels l...

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Renewing Licenses for the Nation’s Nuclear Power Plants RENEWING LICENSES FOR THE NATION’S NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

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Dec 31, 2017

This section summarizes the context, principal finding, and recommendations of the 2013 American Physical Society Panel on Public Affairs study on renewing licenses for operation of U.S. nuclear power plants beyond their current regulatory limit of 60 years. The conduct of the study is described in ...

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RENEWABLE ENERGIES RENEWABLE ENERGIES

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Dec 31, 2017

For about two decades now, the term “sustainable development” has characterised the discussions about taking better care of our natural environment, a fairer distribution of prosperity throughout the world, and more humane living conditions for all people. Sustainability encompasses not only ecologi...

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Future of Energy Digital for Coal-Fired Plants FUTURE OF ENERGY DIGITAL FOR COAL-FIRED PLANTS

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Dec 29, 2017

The global power system is in the early days of a massive transformation, and coal is at the center of the change. Availability and use of renewable energy generation, such as wind and solar power, is on the rise. But the fluctuating nature of these sources creates challenges for power and utility c...

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Power and Renewable Energy Market Review 2018 POWER AND RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKET REVIEW 2018

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Dec 28, 2017

Welcome to our Power and Renewable Energy Market Review for 2018. During the last 12 months, these industries continue to operate in a climate of change; as Selwyn Parker of Petroleum Economist notes in the leading article of the Review, the world has embarked on “an epochal transition” away from hy...

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Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2017 RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION COSTS IN 2017

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Dec 28, 2017

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future and serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, a center of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resou...

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Load Testing for Solar Farms LOAD TESTING FOR SOLAR FARMS

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Dec 27, 2017

Operators of newly constructed solar farms need to begin producing commercial power as quickly as possible. Using load bank solutions to expedite the commissioning process helps EPC firms meet production goals and end of the year tax incentives. When grid power is not available, load testing is the ...

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Renewable electricity in Europe. Current state, drivers, and scenarios for 2020 RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY IN EUROPE. CURRENT STATE, DRIVERS, AND SCENARIOS FOR 2020

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Dec 22, 2017

The European Union has the target to increase the share of renewable energy sources (RES) in its gross final consumption of energy to 20% by 2020 (9.2% in 2006). Besides the electricity sector, primary energy consumption covers heating, cooling, and transportation. Increasing RES in transportation i...

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Building markets for small-scale solar to achieve affordable and clean energy for all BUILDING MARKETS FOR SMALL-SCALE SOLAR TO ACHIEVE AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY FOR ALL

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Dec 22, 2017

As of 2016, 1.1 billion people in the world remained without access to power. This represents a significant gap to fill to achieve the goal of universal access to affordable, reliable and clean energy by 2030 under the UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

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KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND COMMUNITY SOLAR FOR ALL GEORGIANS KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND COMMUNITY SOLAR FOR ALL GEORGIANS

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Dec 20, 2017

Many Georgia families struggle with high energy bills. In 2016, the Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) served 129,446 families in need of assistance with their energy bills. Lower-income families, in particular, spend a larger percentage of their income on energy bills than h...

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Integrating Public Policy: A Wholesale Market Assessment of the Impact of 50% Renewable Generation INTEGRATING PUBLIC POLICY: A WHOLESALE MARKET ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF 50% RENEWABLE GENERATION

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Dec 20, 2017

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for operating New York’s high voltage, bulk power system and administering New York’s competitive wholesale electricity markets. Consumers have enjoyed numerous economic and environmental benefits since the inception of NYISO’s wholesal...

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2018 Renewable Energy Industry Outlook 2018 RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY OUTLOOK

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Dec 20, 2017

Heading into 2018, the renewable energy industry faces an unusual degree of policy uncertainty, but it's also riding some strong tailwinds that will likely promote longer-term growth. Which policies could have the most impact on the industry in 2018 and beyond? And which factors can help drive long-...

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Grid integration of large-capacity Renewable Energy sources and use of large-capacity Electrical Energy Storage GRID INTEGRATION OF LARGE-CAPACITY RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES AND USE OF LARGE-CAPACITY ELECTRICAL ENERGY STORAGE

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Dec 18, 2017

The present White Paper is the third in a series whose purpose is to ensure that the IEC can continue to contribute with its standards and conformity assessment services to the solution of global problems in electrotechnology. The White Papers are developed by the IEC MSB (Market Strategy Board), re...

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Energy Storage Trends and Opportunities in Emerging Markets ENERGY STORAGE TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN EMERGING MARKETS

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Dec 14, 2017

Energy storage is a crucial tool for enabling the effective integration of renewable energy and unlocking the benefits of local generation and a clean, resilient energy supply. The technology continues to prove its value to grid operators around the world who must manage the variable generation of s...

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Challenges and Benefits of Integrating the Renewable Energy Technologies into the AC Power System Grid CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF INTEGRATING THE RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES INTO THE AC POWER SYSTEM GRID

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Dec 14, 2017

Global warming has influenced the earth due to the emission of burring gas, and other fossil fuels in order to produce energy. The emission could affect our health, water, weather, animals, and as well as our plants and forests. Most of power generation plants in the world use burning fossil fuels s...

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New York’s Clean Energy Programs the High Cost of Symbolic Environmentalism NEW YORK’S CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAMS THE HIGH COST OF SYMBOLIC ENVIRONMENTALISM

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Dec 14, 2017

New York State continues to pursue aggressive goals for renewable energy and reduced emissions. In 2016, the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) enacted the Clean Energy Standard (CES).1 Under the CES, by 2030, 50% of all electricity sold by the state’s utilities must come from renewable gene...

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ENERGY WHITE PAPER ENERGY WHITE PAPER

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Dec 14, 2017

Our country needs a new energy policy. Despite the improvements made over the last five years, today’s policy will not meet tomorrow’s challenges. We need to address the threat of climate change. We must deal with the implications of reduced UK oil, gas and coal production, which will make us a net ...

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WESTFIELD STREAMLINES SOLAR PROGRAM FOR OPEX SAVINGS WESTFIELD STREAMLINES SOLAR PROGRAM FOR OPEX SAVINGS

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Dec 12, 2017

Since the engagement began in early 2012, Westfield has moved forward with projects at five properties that will more than quadruple their solar energy production, slash utility bills and provide added sustainability benefits for tenants and customers. Between CAM electricity savings and the overhea...

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Renewable energy consumption and unemployment in South Africa RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA

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Dec 06, 2017

The importance of renewable energy consumption has grown to a large extent over recent years. The benefits of renewable energy consumption ranging from improved environmental quality to higher economic growth are well documented. However, the impact of renewable energy consumption on unemployment ha...

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The urban clean energy revolution THE URBAN CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

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Nov 30, 2017

The international climate talks in December 2015 are a clear milestone for the planet regarding whether and how we will stave off the worst impacts of climate change. For cities, the talks represent an opportunity to share the firsthand knowledge that deep carbon reduction is ambitious but achievabl...

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ACCESS TO CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ACCESS TO CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

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Nov 30, 2017

This situation is all the more concerning as access to energy is a prerequisite for economic development and the provision of basic services like lighting and heating of infrastructures, such as schools and hospital facilities, cooking and food preservation. In the words of the former Secretary-Gene...

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Nuclear power for a clean-energy future NUCLEAR POWER FOR A CLEAN-ENERGY FUTURE

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Nov 30, 2017

Energy is the engine of development and prosperity. All countries need to secure sufficient energy to drive economic growth while working to mitigate the effects of climate change. Renewable sources of energy such as wind and solar power will play an important role in the future. At the same time, u...

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SOLAR POWER TO THE PEOPLE SOLAR POWER TO THE PEOPLE

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Nov 30, 2017

We are carrying out a unique energy system in Nieuwegein-Utrecht. Nine hundred homes, equipped with solar cells and rainwater harvesting systems, and a solar farm of 8.6 megawatt peak (MWp) and rain harvesting, will together produce 10 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity and 60,000 cubic met...

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WindEurope Local impact global leadership WINDEUROPE LOCAL IMPACT GLOBAL LEADERSHIP

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Nov 29, 2017

Wind energy has transitioned in the last decade from a niche technology to an industrial sector that provides Europe with clean, competitive and reliable energy. In the process Europe has built up a world-beating wind energy industry with turbine manufacturers that lead the global market, developers...

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