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    RENEWABLE ENERGY FIRM DOUBLES DOWN ON WESTERN WIND PROJECTS

    Oct 13, 2019

    A California-based renewable energy developer plans to increase by seven-fold its investments as it prepares to build more wind farms in New Mexico and West Texas over the next several years. A recent analysis commissioned by Pattern Development shows a $1.2 billion economic impact from its wind far...

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    100% RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICIES AND HOW THEY INTERACT WITH STATE LAWS

    Oct 12, 2019

    After Donald Trump was elected president and put a renewed focus on fossil fuels, several large corporations made headlines by setting goals to increase the renewable energy they buy. Many are making progress on those pledges, while varying state energy laws have made it easier in some parts of the ...

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    SAFE STORAGE FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY WASTE

    Oct 11, 2019

    High-level nuclear waste can be permanently disposed of in subsurface geological formations, first by storing it in a container and then placing that container into a geological host rock. Low-permeability clay, such as compacted bentonite, is filled between the waste container and the host rock und...

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    US WIND INDUSTRY SEEKS SAME TAX INCENTIVES AS SOLAR

    Oct 10, 2019

    In a strategic shift, the American wind industry has begun pressing lawmakers to extend solar’s ITC to onshore wind projects. The U.S. wind industry has begun a push in Washington, D.C. to level the tax-incentive playing field with solar energy, pivoting from its longstanding but now fading wind Pro...

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    OUC TO CONVERT SOLAR POWER INTO HYDROGEN FOR STORING

    Oct 10, 2019

    The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is doubling its solar power over the next year but the issue with solar energy is the sun isn’t always beaming down. The panels are useless in cloudy conditions and at night. “What we want to do is make sure we’re providing that reliable resource and through so...

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    THE FUTURE OF POWER FOR SOME UTAH CITIES? NUCLEAR ENERGY

    Oct 10, 2019

    Washington City and other municipalities in the area are investing in nuclear energy to get ahead of projected power needs. By 2026, Washington City could be getting its baseload power – the minimum power it takes to run the city – almost completely from nuclear energy. But this isn’t your atomic bo...

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    NIPSCO TO REPLACE COAL WITH 2.3 GW OF SOLAR, STORAGE IN LATEST RFP

    Oct 09, 2019

    The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) announced on Oct. 1 a request for proposals (RFP) for 300 MW of wind, 2,300 MW of solar and solar-plus-storage projects, as well as an undefined amount for other capacity resources. NIPSCO seeks to retire the bulk of its coal generation capacity b...

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    AMERESCO TO BUILD 27-MW SOLAR PARK IN ILLINOIS

    Oct 09, 2019

    US energy efficiency and renewables firm Ameresco Inc (NYSE:AMRC) plans a 27-MW solar power plant in the Village of DePue, Illinois. The company expects to begin building the solar farm, the largest one in Bureau County, next summer. The facility will comprise over 71,000 photovoltaic (PV) panels in...

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    WIND WILL SPEED HOLY CROSS ENERGY TO 70% RENEWABLE GOAL

    Oct 09, 2019

    Holy Cross Energy, the electrical utility that serves Vail, parts of Aspen, and other locations along Interstate 70 in western Colorado announced goals in September 2018 that at once looked cautious and ambitious. Directors said they aimed to achieve 70% carbon-free electricity by 2030. They were — ...

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    US ENERGY GIANT SAYS RENEWABLES AND BATTERIES BEAT COAL, GAS AND NUKES

    Oct 09, 2019

    The head of NextEra Energy, the biggest and most successful utility in the United States says the energy industry is in the grip of massive change, with the cost of renewables and battery storage – without subsidies – beating gas, as well as existing coal and nuclear on costs. “We see renewables plu...

    RENEWECONOMY
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    ONLY 2% OF U.S. BUSINESSES HAVE A 100% RENEWABLE GOAL

    Oct 08, 2019

    Moving organizational energy use toward 100% renewables—aspiration or destination? which analyzes the renewable energy commitments and carbon reduction efforts in each sector of American industry. And, while so much has been made of the commitments of tech giants like Apple and Google, a different i...

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    AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STATE OF WIND POWER IN THE U.S.

    Oct 08, 2019

    Advances in technology, improved economics and broad political support are making wind power a formidable twenty-first century energy resource. Top-ranking Denmark draws 41% of its electricity from wind; Ireland follows with 28%; the European Union as a whole gets 14% of its power from wind. Americ...

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    LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN ON THE BRINK OF MASSIVE SOLAR POWER GROWTH

    Nov 12, 2019

    Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. Annual investmens exceeding seven billion would see the region’s solar PV capacity rise from 7 gigawatts (GW) today, to more t...

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    MCDONALD’S USA SHALL BE SIGNING UP FOR WIND AND SOLAR ENERGY OF APEX FOR REDUCING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

    Nov 12, 2019

    McDonald’s, Ares Management Corporation’s Infrastructure and Power procedure, and Apex Clean Energy marked a 220 MW virtual sustainable power buy understanding that would see the inexpensive food goliath buy sustainable power source made by wind and sun-powered ventures in Texas. The understandings ...

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    CALIFORNIA SEES SOLAR+STORAGE DOMINATION BY 2030 WITH 11 GW / 44 GWH OF BATTERIES

    Nov 12, 2019

    The state’s 2019 IRP sees just over 11 GW solar power, and at least 11 GW – with up to 19 GW – of energy storage necessary to meet resource adequacy as part of the state’s legally required 60% renewable portfolio standard by 2030 as prices have fallen 50% since 2017. As California goes, so goes…the ...

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    MICROSOFT & ENGIE ANNOUNCE RENEWABLE INITIATIVES

    Nov 11, 2019

    Microsoft and Engie announced long-term renewable initiatives, including an energy power purchase agreement and an energy software. Microsoft and Engie announced both an innovative, long-term solar and wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA) that provides 24/7 supply in the United States and impl...

    E-3 MAGAZINE INTERNATIONAL
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    HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANIES ISSUE CALL FOR PROJECTS TO ACCELERATE ISLANDS' RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION

    Nov 11, 2019

    The Hawaiian Electric Companies, subsidiaries of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. are beginning the largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources in Hawai'i, US. The aim is to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation in order to move the state closer ...

    ENERGY GLOBAL
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    CALIFORNIA: RENEWABLES SUSTAIN GROUNDWATER SUSTAINABILITY

    Nov 11, 2019

    Solar and wind farms are popping up around the US to lower carbon emissions, and these renewables also have another important effect: keeping more water in the ground. A new Princeton University-led study in Nature Communications is among the first to show that solar and wind energy not only enhance...

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    COLORADO’S SOLINATOR GARDEN COMPLETED BY SOLARIS ENERGY AND NAMASTÉ SOLAR

    Nov 11, 2019

    Solaris Energy and Namasté Solar – two Colorado-based solar firms that work nationwide – have completed The Solinator Garden, a 1-megawatt solar array at Kyle Ave in Fort Collins. The system involved over 100 Colorado-based people, including staff at Namasté Solar, Solaris Energy, and the Fort Colli...

    SOLAR BUILDER
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    RENEWABLES CONTINUE TO GET CHEAPER, JUST NOT AS FAST AS BEFORE, LAZARD ANALYSIS FINDS

    Nov 08, 2019

    New analysis from Lazard concludes the cost of renewable energy continues to fall, though the firm's most recent levelized cost of energy (LCOE) analysis, released Thursday, also warns the rate of decline is slowing. Solar and onshore wind remain cost competitive with the marginal cost of existing c...

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    GE RENEWABLE ENERGY TO SUPPLY TURBINES FOR WINDFARM IN CHINA

    Nov 07, 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has signed an agreement with China Huaneng Group, a state-owned power generation company to build a 715MW windfarm in Puyang, Henan Province. The new agreement was signed at the China International Import Expo (CIIE). GE will be responsible for delivering 286 units of its 2.5-132...

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    ABUNDANCE LAUNCHES NEW INVESTMENT FOR SOLAR-POWERED GREEN HOUSING

    Nov 07, 2019

    Ethical investment platform Abundance has launched its latest housing offer, with rooftop solar a key element of the plans. The new homes will incorporate energy efficiency and generation features, including solar and ground source heat pumps. It is Abundance’s third affordable housing investment to...

    SOLAR POWER PORTAL
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    SIGNIFICANT RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH IN U.S. VERY SOON, NEW ESTIMATES PREDICT

    Nov 06, 2019

    After revising its three-year U.S. power forecast, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has predicted major declines for fossil fuels and nuclear power alongside strong growth in renewables by 2022, according to a review of the data by the SUN DAY Campaign, a pro-renewables research and e...

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    GOOGLE AND AES ANNOUNCE CLOUD-BASED PARTNERSHIP FOR CLEAN ENERGY

    Nov 06, 2019

    In order to meet its renewable energy targets, Google has recently promised millions of dollars for clean-energy-supported manufacturing, signed deals on a record-breaking renewables portfolio, and even joined a couple of regional transmission organizations. On Wednesday, the company announced it wo...

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Renewable energy technologies have experienced rapid deployment over the past few years, mainly driven by the ambition to improve energy security, enhance energy access and mitigate climate change. Many countries are now exploring ways to stimulate social and economic growth through the development

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