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    SILICON RANCH TO ADD 125 MW OF SOLAR TO FACEBOOK PORTFOLIO

    Dec 19, 2019

    The agreements represent the third and fourth solar projects for the growing partnership in Georgia that includes Facebook, Walton EMC and Silicon Ranch. Facebook chose Walton EMC as the power supplier for its Newton Data Center when it announced the facility in March 2018. Today’s announcement come...

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    US DOE FUNDS SIMULATION SOFTWARE FOR FLOATING WIND TURBINES

    Dec 19, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 771,000 for the development of simulation software for floating offshore wind turbines. The grant has been allocated to the University of Central Florida professor Tuhin Das, who will develop software that will model floating wind turbines and si...

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    BILL GATES AND RICHARD BRANSON AGREE THIS IS ONE WAY BILLIONAIRES CAN HELP COUNTER CLIMATE CHANGE

    Dec 19, 2019

    As the self-made billionaires behind two of the world’s most recognized companies, there are a few things entrepreneurs Bill Gates and Richard Branson have in common. But now there’s a new one to add to a list: Their response to climate change. And more specifically, the role billionaires can have i...

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    NEW JERSEY NATURAL GAS ANNOUNCES 100% RENEWABLE OFFSET OF ITS FACILITY AND FLEET NATURAL GAS EMISSIONS

    Dec 18, 2019

    Continuing its leadership on corporate sustainability and reducing emissions, New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) today announced it has completely offset its facility and fleet use of natural gas with renewable energy. By purchasing Renewable Natural Gas Attributes (RNGAs), renewable energy credits gener...

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    AN ENERGY STARTUP IN OREGON MAY HAVE JUST CHANGED EVERYTHING ABOUT NUCLEAR POWER

    Dec 18, 2019

    Here in the United States, nuclear power is usually looked at in a negative light. As a result, America’s nuclear power plants tend to be rather old, inefficient and expensive. The newest nuclear power plant in the United States was powered on sometime in the 1990s. There are others that have been i...

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    EDPR, CONNECTGEN COMPLETE ACQUISITION OF 3 PROJECTS FROM FIRST SOLAR

    Dec 18, 2019

    First Solar has announced that EDP Renewables and ConnectGen have completed the acquisition of 3 projects with a total nameplate design of 278 MW in the US. US-headquartered First Solar has announced that a partnership composed of EDP Renewables and ConnectGen has completed the acquisition of three ...

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    SOLAR POWER-BASED TECHNOLOGY FINDS USE IN A WIDE ARRAY OF APPLICATIONS

    Dec 17, 2019

    Heliogen, a clean energy company, has come up with a zero-carbon method of production of heat of very high temperature. This project has Bill Gates as its investor and it makes use of concentrating solar power-based technology. Experts have arranged several mirrors in one field. The position of each...

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    VIRGINIA CITY TO BUILD 10MW OF SOLAR POWER PLANTS IN EFFORT TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050

    Dec 17, 2019

    The City of Danville, Virginia announced today the commencement of two 5MW AC solar power plants, its third and fourth solar power purchase agreements to bring clean, cost-effective solar power to its customers and community. In collaboration with TurningPoint Energy and solar partner, Navisun, the...

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    BILL GATES-BACKED SOLAR STARTUP ATTRACTS INTEREST OF 1,600 COMPANIES

    Dec 17, 2019

    The Bill Gates-backed solar startup, “has created the world’s first technology that can commercially replace fuels with carbon-free, ultra-high temperature heat from the sun.” And as the Middle Eastern website the National reports, there is great interest in Heliogen’s breakthrough techniques that c...

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    TESLA UNVEILS ITS NEW 15.4 KW HOME SOLAR SYSTEM

    Dec 17, 2019

    Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has unveiled a 15.4 kW solar system suitable for 4,000 plus sqft and above homes as part of its attempt to revamp the solar business. The new solar system is suitable for homes that were paying $340-460 per month for electricity, the MSPower User reported. Earlier ...

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    WIND ENERGY PROJECT BRINGS 522 MW TO NEW MEXICO

    Dec 16, 2019

    Xcel Energy broke ground on what will be the single largest wind energy plant in New Mexico.Upon completion in late 2020, the 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Project, near Dora in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, is expected to boost the area’s power supply with clean, affordable wind energy. This wind far...

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    NEW HAMPSHIRE GETS FUNDING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

    Dec 16, 2019

    New Hampshire’s Democratic congressional delegation has announced nearly $600,000 for a range of renewable energy projects. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Reps. Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas said the state will receive $577,276 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s...

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    PEPSICO TARGETS 100% RENEWABLE POWER FOR US OPERATIONS THIS YEAR

    Jan 16, 2020

    PepsiCo has announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its US direct operations this year. The US is the company’s largest market and accounts for nearly half of its total global electricity consumption. PepsiCo’s efforts in the US build on its progress in switching to renewable elect...

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    MICROSOFT PLEDGING THAT DATA CENTERS WILL USE 100 PERCENT RENEWABLES BY 2025

    Jan 16, 2020

    Microsoft is pledging to become 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits. CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen “not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.” It’s a major step up from Microsoft’s p...

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    SPRINT USING RENEWABLE ENERGY IN 800+ VIRGINIA LOCATIONS

    Jan 16, 2020

    Sprint and Direct Energy Renewable Services announced today that all of Sprint's more than 800 Virginia locations will now be served with 100% Renewable energy. This agreement includes Sprint's retail locations, cell phone towers, and Sprint's east coast corporate office in Reston, Virginia. These f...

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    SOUTH AMERICA’S LARGEST SOLAR PV SET LIVE AHEAD OF DEADLINE

    Jan 16, 2020

    Enel Green Power Brazil has announced the operations of the 475MW section of the Sao Goncalo solar PV plant in the Brazilian state of Piaui. The plant is South America’s largest PV facility and has gone live a year ahead of the deadline set by the rules of the 2017 A-4 public tender. The tender was ...

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    VISA TAPS CHEAPER SOLAR AND WIND TO REACH 100% RENEWABLE-ELECTRICITY GOAL

    Jan 15, 2020

    Financial-services giant Visa says it has met its goal to use 100% renewable electricity by 2020 across its 131 offices in 76 countries and four global processing centers. Since setting the renewable goal in 2018, Visa V, +1.91% pursued a sustainable mix of renewable energy sources such as solar a...

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    EAST PENN MANUFACTURING EYES FUTURE IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jan 15, 2020

    East Penn Manufacturing produces 160,000 automotive batteries per day at its plant near Lyons, the most prolific facility of its kind in the world. But as demand for renewable energy rises across the United States, Berks County's largest employer also strives to become the innovator and leader of ne...

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    BLACKSTONE $850M COMMITMENT REPOSITIONS CONNECTICUT SOLAR POWER FIRM FOR GROWTH

    Jan 14, 2020

    Private equity giant Blackstone is recapitalizing a U.S. solar power company with $850 million in new investment. Altus Power America, based in Connecticut, announced the Blackstone contribution to refinance its existing capital structure and fund future development. Blackstone made the investment t...

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    SOUTH AMERICA’S ‘LARGEST’ SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PROJECT IS UP AND RUNNING

    Jan 14, 2020

    A 475 megawatt (MW) section of what is being described by energy firm the Enel Group as South America’s “largest” solar photovoltaic (PV) facility has started operations. In an announcement Monday, the Enel Group said the 475 MW chunk of the Sao Goncalo solar PV plant, in the northeast of Brazil, ha...

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    ORMAT SIGNS 10-YEAR PPAS WITH SILICON VALLEY CLEAN ENERGY AND MONTEREY BAY COMMUNITY POWER FOR ITS CD4 GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANT IN CALIFORNIA

    Jan 13, 2020

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced the signing of two similar Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) with Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP). Under the PPAs, SVCE and MBCP will each purchase 7MW (for a total of 14 MW) of power generated by the expec...

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    US SOLAR FUND COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF 11 MW OF SOLAR IN N CAROLINA

    Jan 13, 2020

    London-listed investment company US Solar Fund Plc (LON:USF) on Monday said it has closed the purchase from Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC of three operational solar power facilities in North Carolina with a combined direct current (DC) capacity of 11 MW. Earlier this month, the company an...

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    EUROPEAN EV PLATFORM EVERON ROLLS INTO US IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ARCADIA

    Jan 13, 2020

    Arcadia, a clean-energy access startup, is helping European electric-vehicle charging platform Everon make its first foray into the United States with a new partnership announced Friday. “In general, EV charging is hard for customers, especially when it comes to thinking about where to charge, how t...

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    GOOGLE, NV ENERGY TO BUILD ‘BIGGEST EVER’ BATTERY-BACKED SOLAR STORAGE TO POWER $600M NEVADA DATA CENTRE

    Jan 13, 2020

    Tech giants continue to shake hands with energy providers in a bid to succeed in their sustainable energy source pledges. Affiliates of Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and NV Energy have agreed to power a new $600m data centre in Henderson, Nevada, through what they say is the world’s biggest battery-backed ...

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