Denmark Just Ran Their Entire Country on 100% Wind Energy

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Countries all over the world are making major strides in renewable energy. Many nations are investing in new clean energy infrastructure that is allowing them to supply enough power to meet their energy needs by great percentages, if not entirely.

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Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

REN21 is a global renewable energy policy network that connects a wide range of key stakeholders from government, industry, and civil society to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards the advancement of renewable energy worldwide. REN21 promotes renewable energy to meet the needs of both industrialized and developing countries that are driven by climate change, energy security, development and poverty alleviation.

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Solar Power, Great For The Environment? Or Is It The Last Thing We Need?

Article | February 10, 2020

Solar power is an undeniably a green, renewable form of electricity generation - but many organisations with questionable motives (even here in New Zealand) are trying to persuade the public (and Government – hi lobbyists!) that solar power isn’t that environmentally friendly, and that it's even harmful. At the expense of bullish corporate profits, solar power is often thrown under the bus. This article lists the facts - putting an end to the negative spin on solar so often found in the media. When solar panels produce power, they do not; create any air pollution, use zero water, create carbon emissions, noise pollution, and they won’t disturb surrounding ecosystems. Solar power is a renewable energy source, the sun’s rays are infinite, fill your boots.

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How Much Solar Does My Business Really Need?

Article | February 10, 2020

Solar, it’s everywhere. You’ve probably already installed it at home and now you might be looking to invest in it for your business. Something we see far too often in the commercial space is overcapitalisation or oversizing. Our client’s often say, “but Time Solar Installers have offered me a 100kW system and you’re only providing a 75kW system” or ���why haven’t you used my entire roof space?”. In this post I’ll explain the ins and outs of how we determine the size of a solar system for commercial businesses so that you’ll be equipped with the tools to ensure you’re not oversizing or over-capitalising!

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How Clean Energy is Part of Economic Recovery after Pandemic

Article | February 10, 2020

Policymakers looking to rebuild our economy must keep in mind peoples’ needs for the future after this public health crisis. Now, medical and safety needs for frontline workers are the first priority. Thinking about recovery, strengthening policies for the clean power sector and the people who work to build a cleaner and more robust energy supply will make us healthier in the future. Congress can rebuild the economy with smarter investments in clean energy which will also lower the costs of electricity.

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Will the Coronavirus Bring Clouds to this Solar Energy ETF?

Article | February 10, 2020

The capital markets are well aware of the stress and strife that coronavirus is putting on oil prices as the commodity continues to test new lows. One byproduct of the pandemic, however, that might not be getting enough coverage is the cloudy doom and gloom that the virus is bringing to the solar energy space. Solar energy businesses are also feeling the pinch, but not getting the support they desire from the federal government. “As Congress continues to address the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we appreciate that they are prioritizing relief for families and small businesses,” said President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association Abigail Ross Hopper. “There are several elements in this legislation that can help solar businesses and solar workers, including long-term unemployment insurance, business loans and provisions that support employee retention and other employee protections. We will be working to help our members understand what resources are available to them as a result of this legislation and how they can use those resources to help get through this difficult time.”

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Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)

REN21 is a global renewable energy policy network that connects a wide range of key stakeholders from government, industry, and civil society to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards the advancement of renewable energy worldwide. REN21 promotes renewable energy to meet the needs of both industrialized and developing countries that are driven by climate change, energy security, development and poverty alleviation.

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