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    SAN DIEGO DEMANDS CLEAN COMMUNITY ENERGY

    Sep 19, 2019

    The San Diego City Council has voted 7-2 to bring community choice aggregation to the city, becoming the 26th local government in California known to pv magazine to do so. Just five days after the plan gained Environment Committee approval, the San Diego City Council approved by the city’s plan to e...

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    VIRGINIA CALLS ON WIND AND SOLAR TO ACHIEVE 100% CARBON-FREE POWER BY 2050

    Sep 18, 2019

    Virginia’s state governor has issued an executive order that reiterates the need to have “at least” 3GW of solar and offshore wind projects in development by 2022 in order to reach a string of ambitious new renewable energy production targets. The order wants 30% of Virginia’s electricity to be powe...

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    SAP SUCCESSFACTORS PERFORMANCE & GOALS SOLUTION CUSTOMERS SURPASS 5,000

    Sep 17, 2019

    Over 300 new clients chose the solution in the first half of 2019 to help keep their workforces passionate, performing and focused on the right objectives. These customers include Arrocera Los Corrales S.A. (ALCSA), CLAAS Group, Constructora EBCO S.A., Compartamos Banco and TÜV Rheinland Group. The ...

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    DTE BIOMASS ENERGY OPENS FIRST RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS PROCESSING AND INTERSTATE INJECTION SITE IN WISCONSIN

    Sep 17, 2019

    DTE Biomass Energy, a non-regulated subsidiary of DTE Energy has opened its first combined dairy renewable natural gas (RNG) processing and interstate injection facility. The renewable natural gas dairy processing and injection site, located in Newton, Wisconsin, processes raw biogas piped from near...

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    SAP LAUNCHES NEW ACCELERATOR PROGRAM IN MUNICH

    Sep 16, 2019

    SAP.iO Foundry Munich is part of SAP’s innovation strategy and is designed to provide the startups with access to curated mentorship, exposure to SAP technology and application programmable interfaces (APIs), and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers.The startups in the Munich cohort were ...

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    LOS ANGELES’ MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AIM FOR BIG SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE PROCUREMENTS AT LOW, LOW PRICES

    Sep 16, 2019

    Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) last week approved power purchase agreements for what is thought to be the cheapest solar-plus-storage project so far in the US. Eland 1 will boast 175MW of solar and 87.5MW / 350MWh of battery energy storage, with scope to expand that first phase to...

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    MICHIGAN POISED TO NEARLY QUADRUPLE ITS SOLAR POWER CAPACITY

    Sep 13, 2019

    The Michigan Public Service Commission has given the green light to a case settlement between Consumers Energy and independent solar companies that could dramatically increase solar power in Michigan. Michigan currently has about 167 megawatts of capacity from solar, which is not a whole lot. Cons...

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    DUKE ENERGY ACQUIRES 200MW TEXAS SOLAR GIANT

    Sep 12, 2019

    Duke Energy Renewables president Rob Caldwell said: “We're pleased to continue our expansion of solar energy resources in Texas, which is seeing increasing demand for power. “In addition to generating clean energy, this project will also bring significant economic benefits to the state.” The project...

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    SAP INTEGRATED DELIVERY FRAMEWORK EASES MOVE TO SAP S/4HANA FOR CUSTOMERS

    Sep 12, 2019

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the continued momentum of its SAP Integrated Delivery Framework, which helps streamline the move to SAP S/4HANA for SAP customers on partner-led projects. With SAP Value Assurance service packages and SAP Model Company services acting as the foundation for the deli...

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    THREE HAWAIIAN SOLAR PROJECTS PUSH STATE CLOSER TO RENEWABLE GOALS

    Sep 11, 2019

    A group of partners has brought three grid-scale solar power projects into operation on the island of Oahu totaling more than 110 MW and about 800,000 panels. Developer Clearway Energy Group, utility Hawaiian Electric Co., Kamehameha Schools and Moss Solar, among others, brought the projects online ...

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    SOUTHERN MICHIGAN SOLAR FARM INKS POWER DEAL WITH CONSUMERS ENERGY

    Sep 10, 2019

    When a Calhoun County solar farm opens for operation in 2020 or 2021, it will already have its largest customer under contract. Consumers Energy has agreed to purchase solar power for 20 years from Ranger Power’s River Fork Solar energy facility, which is set to be built in Sheridan Township. Range...

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    SAP AND CUSTOMERS INNOVATE NEW WAYS FOR INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PARTS PLANNING

    Sep 10, 2019

    These are the result of SAP’s intelligent supply chain for assets customer initiative, which brought together SAP and more than 45 customers to co-innovate in this mission-critical area. The announcement was made at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago.“Every business leader I...

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    SOLAR FARM POWERING FACEBOOK HOSTS GRAZING GUESTS

    Sep 09, 2019

    A solar farm that Walton Electric Membership Corporation depends on to provide electricity to Facebook’s Newton Data Center is now a farm in every sense of the word. When Facebook decided to build its Newton Data Center, the social media giant chose Walton EMC as the power supplier. One of the decid...

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    CAN SOLAR POLICY GET SMART(ER) IN MASSACHUSETTS?

    Sep 06, 2019

    The Baker Administration is proposing a number of tweaks to the leading solar policy, and while the biggest conflict is over how big the program should be, siting is also a significant issue. Of all the policies for distributed solar in the United States, few are as sophisticated as what the adminis...

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    NORTHERN IRELAND AHEAD OF TARGET WITH 40% RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Sep 05, 2019

    Northern Ireland is beating its green energy target as more than 40 per cent of the electricity consumed there comes from renewable sources. The news came as Ervia, owner of utilities Irish Water and Gas Networks Ireland, and Norwegian group Equinor (formerly Statoil), said they were weighing a plan...

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    BIGTINCAN TAKES AIM AT REVENUE ENABLEMENT WITH ASDEQLABS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer engag...

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    330 GW OF WIND ENERGY WILL BE INSTALLED FROM 2019 TO 2023

    Sep 03, 2019

    GWEC Market Intelligence releases the updated market outlook concluding that an additional 330GW of wind energy capacity will be installed from 2019 to 2023, an increase of 9GW from its market outlook published in Q1 2019. Main markets driving this volume increase are the US and Chinese onshore mark...

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    FACEBOOK AND APEX CLEAN ENERGY INK 200 MW WIND POWER DEAL

    Sep 03, 2019

    Apex Clean Energy, an entity owned by Ares Management (NYSE:ARES), signed a power purchase deal with Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) for a wind power project in Texas. With plans to be operational in 2020, the Aviator Wind East project will be the largest single-site wind project in the US. Aviator Wind East ...

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    US SOLAR FUND ACQUIRES THE MILFORD SOLAR PROJECT IN UTAH

    Sep 02, 2019

    US Solar Fund has announced it has closed the acquisition and financing of 100% of the cash equity interests in the 128MW Milford Solar Project. Construction is expected to begin immediately with full commercial operations expected before the end of 2020. The Company first announced the acquisition ...

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    AMAZON ADDS 6 MW SOLAR PROJECT ATOP COLORADO FACILITY

    Aug 29, 2019

    Amazon is celebrating the grand opening of a new fulfillment center in Thornton, Colo., which features what the company says is Colorado’s largest single rooftop solar project. Installed by REC Solar, which is owned by Duke Energy, the 6.05 MW rooftop array features 17,280 panels spanning 19 acres –...

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    LOUISA COUNTY WORKING ON PLANS FOR SOLAR AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Aug 28, 2019

    Comments presented Tuesday to the Louisa County Board of Supervisors, during a public hearing on proposed solar and renewable energy amendments to the county’s zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan, may lead to fencing and fee changes in the amendments. The supervisors held the public hearing, the...

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    HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC OPENS RFP FOR 900 MW OF RENEWABLES, STORAGE

    Aug 27, 2019

    The Hawaiian Electric Companies (HEC) on Monday issued requests for proposals (RfPs) for about 900 MW of renewable energy and energy storage projects, aiming to end the use of coal across the US islands and meet the state’s 100% renewables goal by 2045. Pending the approval of the Public Utilities C...

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    BIGTINCAN NAMED IN GARTNER’S MARKET GUIDE FOR SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MEETING ALL IDENTIFIED CAPABILITIES

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor of Sales Engagement Platforms in all of the capabilities defined by Gartner as part of the August 2019 Market Guide for Sales Enablement Platforms* fo...

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    ORGANIC VALLEY CO-OP BECOMES WORLD LEADER ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Aug 26, 2019

    The organic farm co-op is now the world's biggest food company to be 100% powered by clean energy US farm co-op Organic Valley has completed work on three community solar projects which mean it is now 100% powered by renewables. The news makes it the largest food company in the world to source all i...

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    TVA BOARD APPROVES LONG-TERM PLAN ADDING 14 GW SOLAR BY 2038

    Aug 23, 2019

    The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors approved during its August meeting a 20-year integrated resource plan (IRP) which would add up to 14 GW of new solar capacity by 2038, the company announced Thursday. The long-term plan has been criticized by renewables advocates for the low am...

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    NEW YORK WIND FARM RECEIVES SITING BOARD APPROVAL

    Aug 22, 2019

    The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment recently approved Eight Point Wind LLC to build and operate a 101.8 megawatt (MW) wind farm facility in Steuben County, N.Y. “In keeping with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s goal to develop clean energy resources in New York State...

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    NEW YORK SITING BOARD APPROVES 101.8-MW EIGHT POINT WIND PROJECT

    Aug 21, 2019

    The New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment (Siting Board) granted approval to Eight Point Wind LLC to build and operate a wind farm facility in Steuben County, New York. The Siting Board’s decision follows a rigorous review and public participation process to ensure t...

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    MARKETERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO BE DATA SCIENTISTS

    Aug 20, 2019

    Over the past decade, the rise of Data-Driven Marketing and Account-Based Marketing (ABM) have both followed steep trajectories, and that’s no coincidence. After all, the best ABM programs are the ones built on rich data and insights. However, the meteoric rise of data-fueled ABM has had an unintend...

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    WIND ENERGY IN ARGENTINA

    Aug 20, 2019

    It is a wind farm with 45 wind turbines that will generate renewable and efficient energy that will serve to supply the equivalent of 228,000 homes. US $ 200 million will be invested. The expansion of YPF towards different businesses, in order to provide new products and energy services to its custo...

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    CASTLE WIND SIGNS MOU FOR 1GW CALIFORNIA OWP

    Aug 19, 2019

    Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) and Floating wind power developer Castle Wind, a joint venture between Trident Winds and EnBW North America, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enter into a future, long-term power-purchase agreement for approximately 1 gigawatt of renewable energy...

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    CALIFORNIA COMPANY WANTS TO BUILD 38-ACRE SOLAR FARM IN SAGINAW COUNTY

    Aug 19, 2019

    KOCHVILLE TWP, MI - A solar company based in California has plans to invest $2.54 million to construct a solar energy farm on a 38-acre parcel of land in Saginaw County. A hearing for the proposed Stoneheart Solar Photovoltaic Electrical Generation Facility, located at 4097 Pierce Road near Mackinaw...

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    GERMANY'S E.ON PLANS 440-MW WIND PARK IN TEXAS

    Aug 15, 2019

    A week after opening a 201-MW wind park in Texas, German utility E.on SE (ETR:EOAN) announced it will build an even larger one in the Lone Star State. E.on said in a statement today it plans to invest more than USD 500 million (EUR 449m) to construct the 440-MW Big Raymond wind farm in Texas’ Willac...

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    BIGTINCAN RECOGNIZED BY KEY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS AS LEADER IN SALES ENABLEMENT

    Aug 13, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, was presented with the MarTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Sales Enablement Software for SMBs” for the second year in a row. Additionally Bigtincan was recently named a “Sales Automation Solution” Gold Winner, “Cloud...

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    WIND ENERGY COSTS AND PRICES DRIVEN TO NEW LOWS IN US

    Aug 13, 2019

    ¬Wind power is enjoying a prime period in the United States, with record low technology costs spurring strong investment, as local production of components helps projects avoid the worst impacts of Trump’s trade war with China that has hit the solar market hard. The Wind Technologies Market Report c...

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    US AGRICULTURE ALLOCATES $181 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR SMART ENERGY UPGRADES

    Aug 12, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service administrator Chad Rupe has announced $181 million in funding to upgrade 12 rural electric systems in 10 states, including $7.7 million to finance smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “For...

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    NICARAGUA ANNOUNCES WIND ENERGY INVESTMENT

    Aug 08, 2019

    A total of 100 million dollars will invest in Nicaragua the Amayo business consortium in the execution of the third phase of a wind power project in the department of Rivas with the capacity to generate 37.8 megawatts of energy. Sources linked to the company confirmed that the wind farm will have an...

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    US ENERGY STORAGE ROLL-OUT UP 45% IN 2018, SAYS NEW REPORT

    Aug 08, 2019

    Installations of energy storage in the United States jumped by 44.9% last year, according to trade body the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). A new report from the organisation estimates a grand total of 760.3MWh of energy storage was interconnected US-wide in 2018, hitting a cumulative market s...

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    THIS IS THE FIRST 100% SOLAR-POWERED AIRPORT IN THE U.S.

    Aug 07, 2019

    Tennessee's Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport recently became the first U.S. airport powered by 100 percent solar energy. Started in 2010, the $10 million microgrid project includes a 2.74-megawatt solar farm that's the size of about 16 football fields, as well as battery storage technology that allo...

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    MADISON LOGIC ANNOUNCES ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION

    Aug 07, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced bi-directional integration with market-leading marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua. This cutting-edge integration allows B2B marketers to combine best-in-class campaign management tools with Madison Log...

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    COSTA RICA POWERED BY NEARLY 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Aug 06, 2019

    Costa Rica aims to have net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and if it's energy production in 2019 is a sign of things to come, then it is well on its way to that goal. The small Central American nation produced the most electricity in its history during the month of May and nearly 100 percent of it wa...

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    US WIND FARM DEVELOPMENT HITS RECORD-HIGH IN SECOND QUARTER

    Aug 05, 2019

    Wind farm development hit record levels in the second quarter of 2019, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). A record 41,801 megawatts (MW) of U.S. wind capacity is currently under construction or in advanced stages of development, AWEA’s U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter 2019 Ma...

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    U.S. WIND ENERGY: NORDEX WIND TURBINES FOR A WIND FARM

    Aug 05, 2019

    Nordex has received another large order for the N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines from the Delta4000 series. The order includes a total of wind 56 turbines as well as a two-years service contract for a project in the United States. Installation of this wind power project in the North of the USA is schedule...

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    RECORD SOLAR POWER GENERATION IN FRANCE IN JUNE

    Aug 01, 2019

    solar panels in France rose 15.4% to a record 1.4 terawatt hour (TWh) in June due to long sunny spells and increased generation capacity, said the RTE power systemsoperator. French solar power capacity rose 9.5% year-on-year in June compared with last year as more solar production units were connect...

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    ENEL GREEN POWER STARTS CONSTRUCTION OF TWO NEW WIND FARMS IN THE U.S.

    Aug 01, 2019

    Enel, through its US renewables company Enel Green Power North America, Inc., has started construction of two new wind farms in the US totalling around 300 MW of new renewable capacity. These new wind facilities, together with the 450 MW High Lonesome wind project and the 497 MW1 Roadrunner solar pr...

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    TEXAS TOPS US STATES FOR WIND WITH 24GW

    Aug 01, 2019

    Texas has the most installed turbines of any US state with more than 13,000, totalling over 24GW, according to data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). As of the beginning of 2019, 41 states had at least one installed wind turbine. Second was Iowa with 8.3GW with 5000 turbines insta...

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    ECUADOR TENDERED WIND POWER AND PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR ENERGY

    Jul 31, 2019

    The Government will deliver concession contracts to private companies to build the photovoltaic plant in El Aromo and stages II and III of Villonaco. Ecuador calls private investors for the construction of electrical projects with non-conventional renewable energy such as solar and wind energy (obta...

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    CLEAN ENERGY CAN PROVIDE 100% OF ELECTRICITY

    Jul 31, 2019

    Imagine a world with so much renewable, clean energy that it could provide all the electricity society needed, reliably and without any interruption, round the clock. If UK researchers are correct, you shouldn’t need to imagine it. It could soon be a reality. A report by the Centre for Alternative...

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    WIND, SOLAR, BATTERIES AND CARBON TAXES IN CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS

    Jul 30, 2019

    Researchers show how deploying 60 GW of renewables using various types of energy storage and carbon tax values in California and Texas increase CO2 reductions, while lowering electricity curtailment – but in vastly different amounts. The biggest finding of the research suggests that California will ...

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    WFEC, NEXTERA SIGN PPA FOR LARGEST COMBINED WIND-SOLAR-STORAGE PROJECT IN US

    Jul 29, 2019

    Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has announced that it has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, for the largest combined wind, solar and energy storage project in the US. Gary Roulet, chief executive officer for WFEC said that “with ...

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    FIRST BIG U.S. OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT HITS SNAG DUE TO FISHING-INDUSTRY CONCERNS

    Jul 29, 2019

    Trump administration infighting is holding up approval of the first major U.S. offshore wind energy project, with agencies sparring over whether the proposal does enough to protect the fishing industry, according to interviews and agency documents. The delays are a setback to President Donald Trump’...

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    SAFARI ENERGY OFFERS NEW SOLAR FINANCIAL SOLUTION

    Jul 29, 2019

    New York City-based solar partner Safari Energy has launched a new solar financial solution. Through the acquisition of solar projects, Safari Energy partners with solar developers to provide funding for solar assets from early-stage development through commercial operation date. Safari Energy is a...

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    WIND POWER SURPASSES COAL FOR FIRST TIME EVER IN TEXAS

    Jul 27, 2019

    The winds of change are sweeping through Texas, with wind power surpassing coal for the first time in history as a primary energy source. Wind generated 22 percent of the Lone Star State’s energy needs, according to a report released last week by the Electrical Reliability Council of Texas, which ma...

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    LINCOLN CLEAN ENERGY COMMISSIONS 184 MW WIND PROJECT IN TEXAS

    Jul 26, 2019

    Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a subsidiary of Ørsted and leading developer of US renewables, has achieved commercial operation of its Lockett Wind project, a 184MW wind farm in Wilbarger, Texas. The project will generate over 700,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of renewable energy per year—enough to power th...

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    WIND ENERGY GENERATION OVERTAKES COAL IN THE LONE STAR STATE

    Jul 25, 2019

    The state is the US’ largest consumer of coal, says the body, but cheap natural gas, and renewable energy pricing are helping drive the transition to clean energy in the oil-rich state. Weather is another reason for wind’s success in the state – most of the state’s coal plants are used for peak dema...

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    BIGTINCAN EXPANDS TECH MARKET PRESENCES WITH ACQUISITION OF VEELO INC.

    Jul 25, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced the acquisition of Veelo Inc., a pioneer in sales enablement, to expand Bigtincan’s presence and offerings in the technology market vertical. The combination of Bigtincan’s solution, designed with the ...

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    WIND HAS OVERTAKEN 'RISKY' COAL FOR ENERGY USE IN TEXAS FOR THE FIRST TIME

    Jul 24, 2019

    For the first time since the Electric Reliability Council of Texas began collecting data on the state's fuel mix in 2003, wind surpassed coal as an energy source during the first half of this year, according to data released this month. The ERCOT report shows that 22% of the state's energy was deriv...

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    CARBON INTENSITY HITS NEW LOW AS RENEWABLES POWER BRITAIN TO FRESH RECORD

    Jul 24, 2019

    Renewable generation soared as Britain hit a new carbon emissions record last month, with power's carbon intensity sliding to just 97g/kWh on 30 June, according to data from Drax. The previous record – of 104g/kWh – was set last summer, but the new landmark heralds the first time the country's power...

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    2019 CONTENT MARKETING AWARD WINNERS & TOP FINALISTS REVEALED

    Jul 24, 2019

    The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced the 85 category winners as well as the finalists for the top seven prizes in the prestigious 2019 Content Marketing Awards. The Content Marketing Awards, produced by the Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international...

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    DUKE BUYS A 200 MW MERCHANT SOLAR PROJECT IN TEXAS

    Jul 23, 2019

    The 200 MW Holstein project holds a 12-year hedge agreement with a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. As one of the first U.S. merchant projects seen by pv magazine, it points to larger moves in the solar market. There have long been a few key requirements for building a utility-scale solar project. You n...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY PROVIDING MORE ELECTRICITY THAN COAL AND NUCLEAR POWER COMBINED IN GERMANY

    Jul 23, 2019

    Renewable sources of energy produced more electricity than coal and nuclear power combined for the first time in Germany, according to new figures. Solar, wind, biomass and hydroelectric power generation accounted for 47.3 per cent of the country’s electricity production in the first six months of 2...

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    ADVISOR SEEKS WIND CONSTRUCTION CREW IN VIETNAM

    Jul 22, 2019

    Advisory company Modern Energy Management has gone to market seeking turnkey contractors to build an unnamed 150MW intertidal wind farm in Vietnam. The company, which is serving in a management role for the project, is seeking engineering, procurement and construction outfits for the job. Building w...

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    FIRST CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PLANT IN CHILE AND LATIN AMERICA HAS 80% PROGRESS

    Jul 22, 2019

    The concentrating solar thermal power plant is spread over 700 hectares and can already be appreciated from the air when the region overflies. Cerro Dominador Concentrated Solar Power project, in María Elena, already has 7,000 heliostats that point to a tower where electricity is generated. This ini...

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    NORTH CAROLINA UTILITIES APPROVE 551 MW OF SOLAR POWER AT 3.8¢/KWH

    Jul 22, 2019

    Duke Energy has completed a solicitation for 551 MWac of solar power through its CPRE program, with average pricing between 3.79¢/kWh and 3.83¢/kWh and 20 year power contracts. Duke Energy’s two North Carolina utilities – Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) – have completed a ...

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    ABB PROVIDES AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY TO WIND-FARMS IN ITALY

    Jul 21, 2019

    ABB has announced that it has collaborated with a renewable power company, Volta Green Energy (Volta), to implement its e-mesh solution for five wind farms in Sicily and a remote control centre in Rovereto in Trento district in Italy, owned by Volta. According to a statement from ABB, the e-mesh sys...

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    TRI-STATE DUMPS COAL, EYES WIND AND SOLAR AS NEW FLING

    Jul 19, 2019

    Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association has announced it is creating an aggressive “Responsible Energy Plan,” one which begins with the retiring of the 100 MW Nucla Coal Plant in early 2020. With a tri-pronged promise of cutting costs and emissions while improving the reliability of its ge...

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    SOLAR PANELS BEING INSTALLED IN KNOXVILLE

    Jul 18, 2019

    Solar panels have begun to be installed throughout Knoxville. The installation comes as part of the solar energy project agreement between the City of Knoxville, the Knoxville Community School District, and Red Lion Renewables. Tim Lankford with Atwood Electric who was installing the panels on West ...

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    NEW ORLEANS DECIDES TO DOUBLE STATE’S SOLAR CAPACITY

    Jul 18, 2019

    The New Orleans City Council has approved Entergy’s plan to add 90 MW of solar power to the city via three projects. But announcements aren’t everything: seeing is believing. As for the three-year aspect, ENO first announced plants to issue a 20 MW request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy in...

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    ARIZONA SOLAR CAPACITY RANKS THIRD IN THE NATION

    Jul 18, 2019

    Arizona continues to grow as a leader in renewable energy, according to a new study by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). SEIA’s U.S. Solar Market Insight report found that Arizona had the third-most residential solar capacity in the first quarter with 41.9 megawatts. Overall, the state...

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    US PLEDGES TO SUPPORT ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROJECTS IN THE CARIBBEAN

    Jul 17, 2019

    The United States says it will support the Caribbean in implementing alternative energy related projects. Global Power Sector Programme Manager, Bureau of Energy Resources at the US Department of State, Faith Corneille, said that over 70 projects have been identified that could receive technical as...

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    NEW MEXICO MOVES CLOSER TO CARBON-FREE ELECTRICITY AS WIND FARM GOES INTO SERVICE

    Jul 17, 2019

    A wind farm built by the largest energy provider in southeast New Mexico went into service last month, serving customers in Texas and New Mexico. Xcel Energy announced the opening of its Hale Wind Project, centered in Plainview, Texas, which went into commercial operations June 28. The company inve...

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    TAALERI ENERGIA'S LATEST FUND ACQUIRES 91-MW FINNISH WIND PROJECT

    Jul 17, 2019

    The latest fund of Helsinki-based renewable energy developer Taaleri Energia Ltd has acquired the 91-MW Oltava wind farm in Finland together with co-investors. Hamburg Commercial Bank will provide debt financing for the investment by the SolarWind II Fund, Taaleri Energia said in a statement today. ...

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    REGULATORS ORDER GEORGIA POWER TO DOUBLE ITS SOLAR

    Jul 16, 2019

    The solar market in Georgia – and the entire U.S. South – just got a big boost. In a meeting approving Georgia Power’s long-term plan, the Georgia Public Service Commission (GPSC) has required that the utility procure 2.21 GW of solar over the next five years, a sharp increase from Georgia Power’s e...

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    TEXAS’ SIXTH LARGEST WIND PRODUCTION IN WORLD COSTS TAXPAYERS AND CONSUMERS BILLIONS

    Jul 16, 2019

    Critics argue Texas’ lead in the wind industry, which includes wind facilities, turbine manufacturers and financiers, is enabling large energy corporations to profit at the taxpayers’ expense. The state and some energy companies argue the implementation of wind energy from sparsely populated West Te...

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    NATIONAL GRID STRENGTHENS US PRESENCE WITH SOLAR DEVELOPER ACQUISITION

    Jul 16, 2019

    National Grid has completed the $100 million (£80 million) acquisition of US solar and wind developer Geronimo Energy. The deal, announced in March, comes through National Grid’s non-regulated unit National Grid Ventures and has now satisfied all regulatory requirements and closing conditions. Nati...

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    RADICAL CHANGES PROPOSED FOR INDONESIA TO MEET CLEAN ENERGY TARGET

    Jul 16, 2019

    Indonesia will require nothing less than a policy overhaul—starting with its state-owned power utility—to meet the target of having 23 per cent of its electricity generated from hydro, solar and other renewable sources in 2025, according to a new report released last week. Unless Southeast Asia’s la...

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    NORWEGIAN DNV GL TO HELP SINGAPORE WITH FLOATING SOLAR POWER PROJECT

    Jul 16, 2019

    Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (PUB), has contracted Norwegian technical consultancy DNV GL to help with its 50 MW floating solar PV project at the Tengeh Reservoir in the island nation’s northwest region. DNV GL’s job is to be the technical advisor for project which, upon completion, will be o...

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    DUBAI GETS MIDDLE EAST'S LARGEST AIRPORT SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM

    Jul 15, 2019

    Dubai Airports, the world's busiest international airport, and Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), have announced the successful installation of a solar energy system comprising ...

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    NATIONAL GRID DIVES INTO RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

    Jul 15, 2019

    There is an irony that the large power companies that own many U.S. utilities are also some of the biggest solar and wind developers, even while they resist rooftop solar and in many cases also large-scale renewables. Leading this space is NextEra, which has long been the nation’s largest wind devel...

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    FINANCIAL CLOSE FOR 588 MW OFFSHORE WIND FARM OFF SCOTLAND

    Jul 14, 2019

    The Beatrice offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland has achieved a successful financial close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has announced. BOWL, a joint venture between SSE Renewables (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (35%) and R...

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    GE BUILDING CHINESE WIND-ENERGY FACTORY, R&D CENTER

    Jul 14, 2019

    General Electric’s GE Renewable Energy subsidiary will open a new factory to manufacture offshore wind turbines as part of project to develop a 900-MW offshore wind "cluster" in Jieyang, Guangdong province. GE Renewable Energy further plans to establish a new operation and development center in the ...

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    MCADAMS’ BILL ON SOLAR ENERGY RESEARCH ADVANCES

    Jul 11, 2019

    A bill regarding solar energy research and development sponsored by Congressman Ben McAdams has been advanced by the Science, Space, and Technology Committee. The Solar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 would reauthorize a Department of Energy program for research, development, and demonst...

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    DUKE ENERGY TO BUILD 'TIPPECANOE COUNTY SOLAR POWER PLANT' IN DISCOVERY PARK DISTRICT

    Jul 11, 2019

    Duke Energy announced Thursday the future construction of a 1.6 megawatt solar power plant in the Discovery Park District near Purdue University to be constructed on the west side of U.S. 52 and 231. “We’ll use the clean, renewable energy from this solar plant for our Indiana customers,” Duke Energ...

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    GEORGETOWN’S COMMITMENT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY LEADING TO HIGH COSTS, RELIABILITY PROBLEMS

    Jul 11, 2019

    Texas is in the midst of something of an energy renaissance. Overall energy production in the Lone Star state has increased 27 percent since 2001. In that same time frame, the United States’ energy output has increased by nearly 12 percent. But it’s not just fossil fuels experiencing the boon, renew...

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    FLORIDA APPROVES DUKE ENERGY’S NEW 194MW PIPELINE OF PV PROJECTS

    Jul 10, 2019

    The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved applications by Duke Energy Florida for three more PV projects within the state. The PSC found that these three DEF PV installations, the Trenton Project, the Lake Placid Project, and the DeBary Project, are cost effective and meet the provis...

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    CANADA’S LARGEST MUNICIPAL ROOFTOP SOLAR SYSTEM UNVEILED

    Jul 10, 2019

    The City of Airdrie and ENMAX are pleased to announce the completion of Canada's largest municipal rooftop solar installation. A 1.55 megawatt (MW) system is now providing renewable energy to Airdrie's Genesis Place Recreation Centre, meeting up to 30 per cent of the facility's annual electricity ne...

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    E.ON SWITCHES UK CUSTOMERS TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jul 10, 2019

    E.ON will switch its UK customers to 100% renewable energy. Credit: Wiki05/Wikimedia Commons. German energy company E.ON will automatically switch its three million UK customers to energy from 100% renewable sources at no extra cost, in a move that has been described as “one of the UK’s biggest gre...

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    LIONBRIDGE WINS EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AWARD FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD

    Jul 10, 2019

    Lionbridge, the world's most trusted global communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has won the Technology division award for Employee Engagement in the Conference Board's Excellence in Marketing & Communications Awards Program. This prestigious program honors organizations for their...

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    BIG PUSH FOR MORE SOLAR ENERGY IN COLORADO SPRINGS

    Jul 09, 2019

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - This summer Colorado Springs Utilities has broken ground on two new solar energy projects. Their goal is to provide resilient, reliable, and cost-effective energy that is environmentally sustainable -- and these new solar energy facilities are a big step forward. Currentl...

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    ABB’S RETREAT FROM SOLAR INVERTERS TO COST FIRM US$470M

    Jul 09, 2019

    ABB has accepted it needs to cough up hundreds of millions to part ways with the solar inverter market, a segment it sees as under pressure from declining revenues and low Chinese prices. The Zurich-headquartered group said it will pay up to US$470 million in return for offloading its solar inverter...

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    CAPITALAND TO INSTALL 6 ROOFTOP SOLAR PLANTS IN SINGAPORE

    Jul 09, 2019

    CapitaLand will partner with Sembcorp Industries to install about 21,240 rooftop solar panels atop six of its properties by end 2019. The installation will form the largest combined rooftop solar facility in Singapore by a real estate company. These solar farms can collectively generate around 10,29...

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    AUSTRALIA NOW HAS MORE THAN 9GW OF SMALL SCALE ROOFTOP SOLAR

    Jul 08, 2019

    Australia has broken through another key milestone in small-scale rooftop solar capacity, with 9GW now installed across the country and the 10GW mark likely to be broken by the end of the calendar year. According to the latest data from Sunwiz, Australia added 156MW of small scale rooftop solar capa...

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    ANTRIM WIND PROJECT UNDERWAY, WITH TURBINES VISIBLE FROM GREGG LAKE

    Jul 08, 2019

    This summer, Antrim Town Beach visitors had a prime view of the first three Antrim Wind turbines going up. The project, which has a total of nine turbines across Tuttle Hill and Willard Mountain, is on track to be completed and online by the end of August, Select Board Chairman John Robertson said. ...

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    AMERICAN FAMILY HOUSING AND WELLS FARGO TO INSTALL SOLAR PANELS AT POTTER’S LANE

    Jul 08, 2019

    Potter’s Lane was the nation’s first permanent supportive housing community that utilized repurposed shipping containers to create apartments for homeless military veterans. The project received architectural awards and media attention for its innovation and environmental stewardship. The installati...

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    WIND POWER IN THE UPSWING

    Jul 08, 2019

    Underlying its commitment to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in particular goal number 7 for renewable energy (UN-SDG 7), this applies above all to wind power, which is one of the most promising renewable energy sources due to its global availability and the technical progress alread...

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    UTILITY BLOCKS IOWA SOLAR FIRM FROM WISCONSIN ENERGY MARKET

    Jul 07, 2019

    As solar energy has become more popular and cost-effective, this once fringe renewable source is now at the center of an energy turf war in Wisconsin. At issue is a project in which an Iowa-based renewables company wants to partner with the city of Milwaukee to power seven municipal buildings with s...

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    WAUKEE SOLAR PROGRAM EXTENDED TO ALL DALLAS COUNTY

    Jul 07, 2019

    Michael Arkwright checked the solar panels on the barn behind his home outside Waukee last week. Even with the sun facing the opposite direction, they were producing enough electricity to run his entire house, including the air conditioner, on a sweltering hot day. Arkwright, 66, had the solar pane...

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    EDMONTON PREFERS PROVINCE RUNS RENEWABLE ENERGY HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, BUT CAN RUN IT IF IT HAS TO

    Jul 04, 2019

    A new report heading to Edmonton City Council’s executive committee says the city itself could take the lead role in administering a new program that would help to make people’s homes or businesses become more energy efficient. Edmonton staff are ready to go on a scheme that would see Edmontonians g...

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    MAJOR GAS, SOLAR AND STORAGE PLANS UNVEILED IN TWO US STATES

    Jul 03, 2019

    Utilities in New Mexico and Tennessee have both released plans for new solar, storage and gas infrastructure. The New Mexico plan is more immediate as it is linked to the closure of the San Juan coal power station in June 2022. The utility PNM has asked the state’s regulator to approve “the securiti...

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    FOR FIRST TIME, U.S. RENEWABLE ENERGIES SURPASS COAL

    Jul 03, 2019

    In April, the U.S. generated more electricity from renewable energies than coal, marking a first for the country. Renewable energies – including hydro, wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass – made up 23 percent of the national power supply for the month, while coal-fired electricity constituted 20 pe...

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    RIBBON TO BE CUT ON THIRD OLEAN SOLAR FARM PROJECT

    Jul 03, 2019

    Four years after the city was first approached about signing on to a solar farm project, the ribbon is set to be cut. BQ Energy plans a ribbon cutting for July 17 to inaugurate the Homeridae project, a 17-acre, 11,800-panel project along Homer Street in partnership with the city of Olean government....

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    COAL CLOSURES OPEN DOOR FOR SOLAR IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO

    Jul 02, 2019

    Retirement is a beautiful thing. For a lot of us, the second we enter the working wold begins that seemingly endless countdown clock that ticks until we’ve hopefully saved and invested well enough to spend our last thirty or so years wearing Charlie Sheen bowling shirts and riding around on a golf c...

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    BIGGEST ROLLOUT OF ROOFTOP SOLAR IN WELSH HISTORY

    Jul 02, 2019

    Egni Co-op, has secured the Feed in Tariff (FiT) subsidy for rooftop solar panels on 250 sites in Wales, which will have an installed capacity of over 5,000kW. Sites include businesses, community centres and universities; golf, football and rugby clubs; a brewery, leisure centres and schools. Rosie ...

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    RENEWABLES ACTIVISTS OUTRAGED BY NORTH-AMERICAN LNG BOOM

    Jul 02, 2019

    The booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure around the world—with the U.S. and Canada accounting for 74 percent of proposed LNG export terminal capacity—poses “a direct challenge to Paris climate goals,” a new report from Global Energy Monitor has found. The push for LNG has sparked outra...

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    NORDEX MANUFACTURES WIND TURBINES IN MATAMOROS, TAMAULIPAS

    Jul 01, 2019

    Nordex Acciona, a plant of German origin dedicated to the production of blades for wind turbines, was inaugurated in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. The blades that will be manufactured from this border city will be the largest in the world. The arrival of Nordex to Matamoros represents the generation of 800...

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    FLORIDA’S STUNTED CUSTOMER OWNED SOLAR GROWS 76% IN 2018

    Jul 01, 2019

    The Sunshine State’s customer owned solar power is growing from a very low base, but it is growing. However, and for good reason, utility scale solar in the state gets the constant headlines here on pv magazine USA, with the state’s investor owned utilities driving a record first quarter in the USA....

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    U.S. CLEAN ENERGY FIRM WILL TEST BLOCKCHAIN FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY TRADING

    Jul 01, 2019

    Clearway Energy Group, a United States-based clean energy development firm launches a pilot program that will employ blockchain in order to trade renewable energy credits, as reported by Bloomberg on June 28. As per the report, Clearway Energy partnered with Power Ledger, an Ethereum (ETH)-based en...

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    AS CLEAN ENERGY SURPASSES COAL, U.S. ENERGY TRANSITION LOCKS INTO PLACE

    Jun 30, 2019

    The industrial revolution hit England a century before it landed in the United States. Now, the U.S. is again following in its progenitor’s footsteps in reaching another major milestone in industrial development. Data published last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that the U...

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    LOS ANGELES SEEKS RECORD SETTING SOLAR POWER PRICE UNDER 2¢/KWH

    Jun 28, 2019

    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Board of Commissioners was presented with the Eland Solar & Storage Center in Kern County, California, from an LADWP internal team on June 18, 2019. The team told the commissioners that on July 23, they plan to seek approval of a 25-year power pu...

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    HUAWEI CONFIRMS US SOLAR MARKET EXIT

    Jun 27, 2019

    Huawei has confirmed that it is paring back its operations in the US solar market. It will, however, continue to sell into the US via distributors. It was widely reported via an investor note from ROTH Capital that the firm had laid off or reassigned staff on Friday and stopped taking new orders. I...

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    MONTANA SOLAR PROJECT WINS IN COURT, WILL TRIPLE STATE’S CAPACITY

    Jun 27, 2019

    Montana judge James A. Manley had previously ruled that the state’s Public Service Commission (PSC) had violated the rights of developer MTSUN by cutting both the rates paid for electricity and contract lengths under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), for the express purpose...

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    LARGEST SOLAR CELL INSTALLATION IN COUNTRY COMING TO EDMONTON CONVENTION CENTRE

    Jun 27, 2019

    Thirty-five-year-old skylights at the Edmonton Convention Centre will soon receive an energy-conscious upgrade, the city announced Thursday. The City of Edmonton will fund a $10.8-million project to modernize the atrium of the Edmonton Conference Centre, which the city owns. Approximately half of th...

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    FOR FIRST TIME, RENEWABLES SURPASS COAL IN U.S. POWER MIX

    Jun 26, 2019

    For the clearest sign yet that renewable energy has gone mainstream, consider this: Clean-energy resources supplied more of America’s electricity than coal for the first time ever in April. Hydroelectric dams, solar panels and wind turbines generated almost 68.5 million megawatt-hours of power in A...

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    SOLAR PLUS STORAGE VIRTUOUS CYCLE SEEKS 728 GWH GAS REPLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Jun 26, 2019

    NREL research projects that as solar power breaks 10% and 25% penetration levels across the United States, energy storage has an up to ~144 GW / 728 GWh opportunity to replace 261 GW of gas peakers. We write about gas and peakers vs solar and storage a lot here – first talking about how they can abs...

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    SAN DIEGO AIRPORT SET FOR SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE SYSTEM

    Jun 26, 2019

    San Diego International Airport in California will be home to a battery energy storage system paired with onsite solar PV that is set to reduce electricity costs as well as deliver much-needed reductions in carbon emissions. It is widely acknowledged that full-scale electric aviation remains some w...

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    CONSERVATIVE GROUP PROMOTES CLEAN ENERGY POLICY IN WISCONSIN

    Jun 25, 2019

    As the cost of renewables like wind and solar continues to decline dramatically—by 69% and 88% respectively over the last decade, according to recent analyses—the conversation around energy is changing in Wisconsin and across the country. While some groups, like RENEW Wisconsin, have been advocatin...

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    MASSACHUSETTS SOLAR GROWTH A BOULDER STREWN CLIMB

    Jun 25, 2019

    The Massachusetts SMART program is deploying 1.6 GW. The challenges of growth include long interconnection queues in some areas, incentives tapped out in others, equipment requirements increasing system costs, and utilities circling back after approvals to re-asses project interconnections. Massachu...

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    RENESOLA, X-ELIO NORTH AMERICA TO DEVELOP 500MW PV PIPELINE IN US

    Jun 25, 2019

    ReneSola has entered into a development service agreement with X-Elio North America, a subsidiary of X-Elio, that will see ReneSola’s North American development arm develop large utility-scale PV installations for X-Elio. Both ReneSola and X-Elio are conducting joint diligence on an initial PV portf...

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    HOW GEORGIA BECAME A SURPRISING BRIGHT SPOT IN THE U.S. SOLAR INDUSTRY

    Jun 24, 2019

    In northern Georgia, near the Tennessee line, the city of Dalton made its fame as the carpet capital of the world. These days, a more accurate title would be floor covering capital of the world. It has diversified into hardwood, tile, laminate and other materials. And in a big move last year, Dalton...

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    TEXAS COOPERATIVES AGREE TO PURCHASE 7 MW OF DISTRIBUTION-SCALE SOLAR ENERGY

    Jun 24, 2019

    All of the arrays are scheduled to begin operation by June 2020. The buyers include Bartlett Electric Cooperative, Comanche Electric Cooperative, Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative, PenTex Energy and South Plains Electric Cooperative. The projects will be developed, constructed, owned and operated ...

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    DUKE DRAGS ITS FEET ON THE ENERGY TRANSITION

    Jun 24, 2019

    While the U.S. utility sector was largely opposed to the deployment of renewable energy five or ten years ago, a number of leading utilities have changed their tune in recent years, and are choosing to embrace the future instead of fighting it. This includes Xcel Energy, which has set a 2050 target ...

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    POWER LEDGER TO USE BLOCKCHAIN-BASED P2P TO ROLL OUT SOLAR POWER

    Jun 23, 2019

    Australian Blockchain-based energy trading startup Power Ledger intends to roll out a peer-to-peer (P2P) network in Graz, Austria’s second-largest city. According to the June 18th announcement, the development to launch this blockchain-powered energy trading platform in Graz was made possible due to...

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    CENTRAL WASHINGTON STEPPING UP TO PRODUCE RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jun 23, 2019

    As Gov. Jay Inslee pushes for carbon-free and renewable energy in the state, several projects are either underway or already producing electricity in Central Washington. While wind turbines dot the ridges of Kittitas and Klickitat counties, Yakima County officials are supporting plans to generate na...

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    ARIZONA FIRE HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGES FOR ENERGY STORAGE

    Jun 23, 2019

    Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology seen as critical for t...

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    NEW YORK SETS GOAL FOR ENOUGH SOLAR TO POWER 1 MILLION HOMES BY 2025

    Jun 20, 2019

    The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act passed the Assembly early this morning and will now await the Governor’s signature. Solar advocates praised the State Legislature’s adoption of long anticipated legislation that will help New York’s efforts to fight climate change by boosting solar...

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    MEXICO REACHES 4 GW MILESTONE

    Jun 20, 2019

    Mexico’s solar energy association Asolmex has revealed the country’s cumulative installed PV capacity has risen 32% this year, from 3,075 MW at the end of December, to 4,057 MW. “Mexico is called to be a global player in solar energy,” said Asolmex president Hector Olea, “one of the most competitive...

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    DUKE ENERGY’S 150 MW SOLAR PLANT IN CALIFORNIA BEGINS OPERATION

    Jun 20, 2019

    Duke Energy Renewables (DER), a subsidiary of Duke Energy, has announced that its 150-megawatt (MW) North Rosamond solar project in Kern County, California, has begun commercial operation. It is the largest solar project in the company’s fleet. “North Rosamond is a great addition to our growing sola...

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    TEXAS POISED TO BECOME NATIONAL LEADER IN SOLAR POWER

    Jun 19, 2019

    Solar power continues to grow in Texas, new research finds, and that growth is due in part to another renewable energy the state has in abundance: wind. The Solar Energy Industries Association released a report Tuesday showing that Texas jumped up one place to sixth among states when it comes to sol...

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    DUKE ENERGY’S LARGEST PROJECT NOW ONLINE IN CALIFORNIA

    Jun 19, 2019

    Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced that its 150-MW North Rosamond solar project in Kern County, California, has begun commercial operation. It is the largest solar project in Duke Energy Renewables’ fleet. The company purchased it from Clearway Energy Group in April 2019....

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    US INSTALLS RECORD 2.7GW OF SOLAR IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2019

    Jun 19, 2019

    The United States experienced its best first quarter ever for new solar installations over the first three months of 2019, installing a record 2.7GW of new capacity, the most new solar ever installed in a first quarter. Further, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables expects 2019 to see 25 per cent growt...

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    AGENCIES SEE GROWTH IN CONTENT MARKETING BUSINESS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Agencies are banking on content marketing. That’s the key finding in the newly released Content Marketing Institute 2019 Agency Survey. This inaugural research looks at how full-scope agencies, as well as specialized agencies, are doing content marketing for clients, how well it’s working, and some ...

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    AN OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANTS

    Jun 18, 2019

    In the third of a series of four blogs, solar pioneer Philip Wolfe lists the world’s largest solar power plants. In these articles, a ‘solar plant’ is defined as an individual generating station. The biggest ‘solar parks’ now have around 2 GW (2,000 MW) of generating capacity and are expanding towar...

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    FIVE U.S. SOLAR PROJECTS AUCTIONED OFF AT COCKTAIL EVENT ON NYSE TRADING FLOOR

    Jun 18, 2019

    Two wind energy and five solar power projects, with a total capacity of over 1 GW, have been auctioned off to investors at a unique event on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Project Sales & Cocktails event, co-hosted by FTI Consulting’s investment banking subsidiary FTI Capital ...

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    AS INVESTORS GET COMFORTABLE, SUPPLY COULD BE BIFACIAL SOLAR’S NEXT CHALLENGE

    Jun 18, 2019

    Bifacial solar is becoming ‘the default choice for tracker’ projects but a supply crunch could now loom. Even before the US excluded bifacial solar panels from the Section 201 tariffs last week, Joe Song, VP of Project Operations for EPC and developer Sol Systems said bifacial modules had been rapi...

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    KENYA LAUNCHES US $461M OFF GRID SOLAR SOLUTIONS

    Jun 17, 2019

    The government of Kenya has launched US $461m facility under the Kenya-Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) aimed at spurring the private sector to provide viable solar and clean cooking solutions to about 1.1 million people across the country. Dr Eng. Joseph Njoroge, Principal Secretary, Ministry ...

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    WIND FARM IS COMING TO SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, TURBINES TO BE BUILT IN EDDY COUNTY

    Jun 17, 2019

    Wind energy is coming to southeast New Mexico, as a project to bring turbines and transmission lines was announced for Eddy and Chaves counties. The Oso Grande Wind Project was predicted to go into full operations by the end of 2020, per a news release from its owner EDF Renewables, with constructio...

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    INVESTORS CONFIDENT IN U.S. RENEWABLES, ESPECIALLY UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR

    Jun 17, 2019

    One year into its campaign of reaching $1 trillion in U.S. private-sector investment in renewable energy and enabling grid technologies by 2030, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has released a progress report showing that financial institutions are optimistic about further renewable ...

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    FRENCH MINISTRY SELECTS BORALEX FOR ONSHORE WIND PROJECTS

    Jun 17, 2019

    France’s Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition has selected Canadian wind energy company Boralex’s bids for three wind projects. With a combined capacity of 68.2MW, the bids for the projects were submitted during the third period of the national call for tenders in France. The project...

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    STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES STRATEGY ON DIVERSIFYING CLEAN ENERGY, STORAGE SUPPLY CHAINS

    Jun 14, 2019

    The Trump Administration is in a strange position. Given its strong nationalism and specifically anti-Chinese sentiment, it wants to diversify sources of imports away from China and preferably bring back some manufacturing and other operations to the United States. But this same administration also ...

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    FLORIDA SUPREME COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF UTILITY SOLAR DEVELOPMENT

    Jun 14, 2019

    The Florida Supreme Court has ruled unanimously, in Florida Industrial Power Users Group v. Julie Imanuel Brown, etc, et al. (video – pdf here), that a decision made by the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) to approve a base rate adjustment requested by Florida Power and Light to recover costs...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY NOW EXCEEDS COAL IN U.S.

    Jun 13, 2019

    Renewable energy now generates more electricity in the United States than coal. Solar, wind, hydropower, biomass, and geothermal totaled 21.56 percent of U.S. generating capacity as of April, according to a report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Coal, meanwhile, accounted for j...

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    WALMART TO USE ELECTRICITY FROM US SOLAR’S 36MW SOLAR GARDENS

    Jun 13, 2019

    Walmart has reached an agreement to source electricity generated from US Solar’s 36MW community solar gardens located in Minnesota. US Solar’s solar gardens will generate renewable energy which will be supplied to Walmart locations in 13 counties. Each of US Solar’s photovoltaic (PV) gardens in the ...

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    ENEL GREEN POWER AWARDED NEW WIND PROJECT IN RUSSIA

    Jun 13, 2019

    Italian multinational renewable energy company Enel Green Power (EGP) has been awarded a new wind project in the Stavropol region via its Russian subsidiary. The award is the result of the Russian renewable energy tender for the 2020-2024 period, which took place from 28 May to 10 June. Nearly 314MW...

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    AMERICA'S RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY IS NOW GREATER THAN COAL

    Jun 12, 2019

    America's coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it's under immense pressure from the renewable energy boom. The renewable energy sector had slightly more installed capacity than coal in April, according to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission report. We're going to ev...

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    SOLAR POWERS ULTIMATE THRILL IN THE US

    Jun 12, 2019

    Six Flags Great Adventure's Ultimate Thrill Park in the US is now receiving power from renewable energy following the completion of an over 23MW solar farm. The PV plant has been built by KDC Solar at the theme park in New Jersey. The solar power is spread across various sites, with 11MW on carports...

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    U.S. WIND FARM DEVELOPERS BRACE FOR TRADE WAR FALLOUT

    Jun 12, 2019

    U.S. wind farm project developers continue to announce new wind power capacity in an industry that grew eight percent last year and contributes more than US$1 billion in state and local taxes every year. But the trade war with China and tariffs on Chinese imports threaten to slow down the U.S. wind...

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    MASSACHUSETTS TOWN TURNS CLOSED LANDFILL INTO SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION STATION

    Jun 11, 2019

    Ameresco, Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, today announced that it has partnered with the Town of Westport, Massachusetts to install a 622 KW-dc ground-mounted solar panel system at Westport’s closed landfill. Ameresco will be responsible for the design, construction, operati...

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    POWERFUL 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY PLAN DRAFTED IN NEW JERSEY

    Jun 11, 2019

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has released its Draft 2019 Energy Master Plan, a rare mix of ambitious policy with an immediate guideline on how to hit those high marks. As it seems we’ve been doing every couple of weeks all year long, it’s time to update the list of states with 100% renew...

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    US RENEWABLES CAPACITY HAS NOW SURPASSED COAL

    Jun 11, 2019

    According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the US' electrical generating capacity by renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) has now - for the first time - surpassed that of coal. F...

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    INSTITUTE PLANNED TO CULTIVATE TALENT IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jun 10, 2019

    KUALA LUMPUR: Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of its parent company, China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN). It will be one of eight such training institutes in CGN’s active explor...

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    NASA PARTNERS WITH AMERESCO ON SOLAR PROJECT AT GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

    Jun 10, 2019

    Ameresco broke ground last week on a solar project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The savings-funded solar renewable energy project will help NASA WFF to meet its ambitious energy-savings and sustainability goals. Designed to be completed...

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    NEW HAMPSHIRE’S RPS BILL WOULD SUPERCHARGE SOLAR

    Jun 10, 2019

    An amendment has passed the New Hampshire Senate, one which look to increase the amount of solar required in utilities’ electricity portfolios ninefold by 2025. In an effort to build on the state’s less-than-ambitious 25% by 2025 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy, the New Hampshire Senate ha...

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    WORLD’S LARGEST BATTERY SYSTEM PLANNED FOR NEVADA SOLAR PLANT

    Jun 10, 2019

    Plans for a 531 MW / 2125 MWh battery system are buried in the BLM’s assessment of the 690 MWac Gemini Solar project. Last week, one of the largest solar and battery projects in the world just got one step closer to approval. On Friday the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the draft environme...

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    WISCONSIN SEES SPIKE IN INTEREST IN WIND ENERGY PRODUCTION

    Jun 09, 2019

    Wisconsin is seeing growing interest in wind energy as production costs decline and utilities look toward renewable energy. Michael Vickerman, policy director for clean energy nonprofit RENEW Wisconsin, told Wisconsin Public Radio that three wind projects are being considered in the state's southwes...

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    NEW RULES GIVE HOUSEHOLDS RIGHT TO SELL SOLAR POWER BACK TO ENERGY FIRMS

    Jun 09, 2019

    Britain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energy from their own customers under new laws to be introduced this week. Homeowners who install new rooftop solar panels from 1 January 2020 will be able to lower their bills by selling the energy they do not need to their supplier. A r...

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    SPANISH COMPANY TO BUILD THE LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT IN EUROPE

    Jun 07, 2019

    Spanish utilities company Iberdrola will invest over EUR 300 million to build a solar power plant with a capacity of 590 MW in Spain’s Extremadura region, making it the largest such project in Europe and one of the largest in the world, according to Bloomberg.The plant, which will be called Pizarro,...

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    NATION’S TOP SOLAR UNIVERSITY COMMITS TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jun 06, 2019

    The nation’s top solar university research hub, the University of New South Wales (UNSW), in Sydney, has announced it will switch to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2020. Underpinning the goal is a 15-year power-purchase-agreement with the Sunraysia solar farm in western NSW. The PPA is a tripartit...

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    FLORIDA STARTS TO SHINE IN SOLAR RANKINGS

    Jun 06, 2019

    The latest report by the SEPA shows the Sunshine State finally living up to its name, with Florida Power & Light, Tampa Electric and Disney’s utility all shooting up in 2018 rankings For many years, Florida was not a leading solar market. Despite ample sunshine, a combination of restrictive structur...

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    INNOGY LOOKS TO TEAM UP WITH OIL MAJORS FOR U.S. OFFSHORE WIND PROJECTS

    Jun 05, 2019

    German energy company Innogy will be seeking partnerships with major oil companies willing to go into renewables for offshore wind projects in the United States, Innogy’s chief operating officer in charge of renewables, Hans Buenting, told Reuters on Wednesday. “Big oil firms are muscling into the m...

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    CALIFORNIA HAS TOO MUCH SOLAR POWER. THAT MIGHT BE GOOD FOR RATEPAYERS

    Jun 05, 2019

    California set two renewable energy records last week: the most solar power ever flowing on the state’s main electric grid, and the most solar power ever taken offline because it wasn’t needed. There’s no contradiction: As California utilities buy more and more solar power as part of the state’s que...

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    OIL & GAS PIPELINE FIRM BUYS SOLAR POWER FOR PERMIAN OPERATIONS

    Jun 05, 2019

    Canadian Solar Inc will supply solar energy to oil and gas pipeline company Energy Transfer from a solar project in the Permian in a first-ever dedicated solar contract that Dallas-based Energy Transfer has signed.Canadian Solar’s wholly owned subsidiary Recurrent Energy has signed a power purchase ...

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    LEADING EUROPEAN ANALYST FIRM OVUM NAMES MADISON LOGIC A “LEADER” IN THEIR REPORT ON ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

    Jun 05, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced that Ovum, a market-leading data, research and consulting business headquartered in the U.K., named Madison Logic a “Leader” in the Ovum Market Radar: Account-Based Marketing report. Ovum recognized Madison Log...

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    VENA COMPLETES 95MW SOLAR PROJECT IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

    Jun 03, 2019

    Vena Energy Australia has completed a 95MW solar project at Tailem Bend, 100 kilometres southeast of Adelaide in South Australia.The AU$200 million (US$139 million) project first started feeding energy to the grid back in February. The off-taker for the project is New South Wales-based utility Snowy...

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    DUKE ENERGY RENEWABLES BUYS PALMER SOLAR PROJECT IN COLORADO

    Jun 03, 2019

    Duke Energy Renewables has acquired 60MW Palmer Solar project’s related development assets in El Paso County, Colorado, US.The project has been acquired from Boulder-based renewable energy company juwi Americas. Financial details of the deal have not been divulged by either company.The 60MW solar pr...

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    WINTER SOLAR ENERGY SHORTAGE COULD BE SOLVED BY INCREASING STORAGE CAPACITY

    Jun 03, 2019

    Solar energy is plentiful in the summer, but when cold winter mornings return, a Cornell researcher has found the Northeast will still rely on fossil fuels for heat. During a New York winter, the sun does not provide enough energy when it is needed most. Instead, most of it comes at midday. In the ...

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    ILLINOIS SOLAR ENERGY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2019 TESLA MODEL X RAFFLE

    Jun 02, 2019

    Another opportunity to say goodbye to gasoline! Across the world, people are growing more concerned about our collective carbon footprint. There is more news than ever before about how our we need to electrify everything immediately – and this includes our transportation. Thankfully, many car manufa...

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    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN EXPORTS OF “FREEDOM GAS”

    Jun 02, 2019

    On Tuesday, 28 May, 2019, the United States Department of Energy released a press statement regarding the increase in exports of natural gas from a facility located on Quintana Island, Texas. In the statement, natural gas was referred to as ‘freedom gas’ and ‘molecules of freedom,’ alongside claims ...

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    FACTORS BEHIND 9% GROWTH OF GLOBAL TILT SOLAR PV MARKET

    Jun 01, 2019

    Research firm Technavio forecasts the global fixed tilt solar PV market to record a 9% growth over the next five years.The market’s incremental growth in terms of revenue is expected to be $1.16 billion during the period.The year over year growth is expected to be 8.02%.67% of the growth will come f...

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    FALLING COSTS REAFFIRM RENEWABLES AS LOW-COST SOLUTION TO BOOST GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION – IRENA

    May 31, 2019

    In most parts of the world today, renewables are the lowest-cost source of new power generation. As costs for solar and wind technologies continue falling, this will become the case in even more countries, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows.The cost of ele...


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    WORLD’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY STORAGE PROJECT ANNOUNCED IN UTAH

    May 30, 2019

    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) and Magnum Development today joined The Honorable Gary Herbert, Governor of Utah, to announce an initiative to launch the Advanced Clean Energy Storage (ACES) project in central Utah. In the world’s largest project of its kind, the ACES initiative will develop...

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    WHY AUSTRALIAN SOLAR PROJECTS OFFER LOWER RETURNS TO INVESTORS THAN US

    May 30, 2019

    Australian investors in solar energy projects are being forced to look for opportunities overseas as a slowdown in projects locally has created stiff competition between project buyers, and investment returns are getting squeezed as a result.ASX listed New Energy Solar sees its best opportunities fo...

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    WIND+SOLAR TRADE FOR COAL FAILS, BUT SHOWS THE PATH FORWARD

    May 29, 2019

    Guzman Energy has proposed to finance the early closure of most of 1.1 GW of coal generation in Colorado and New Mexico, as part of a deal to offer 1.2 GW of wind and solar generation, plus storage backed by gas. Tri-State Generation has declined the offer. Coal is a passing source of energy. Great ...

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    GLOBAL PV SOLAR ENERGY CHARGE CONTROLLER MARKET BY KEY PLAYERS ANALYSIS

    May 29, 2019

    Global PV Solar Energy Charge Controller Market research report provides in-depth research on market dynamics, export research report, innovative techniques with technological advancements with current market status and forecast to 2028. This information will help the investor for better decision ma...

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    EDF SIGNS FOR MILLIONS OF MODULES FROM CANADIAN SOLAR

    May 29, 2019

    The 1.8 GW supply deal is the largest in Canadian Solar’s history, and includes the company’s new BiHiKu high-efficiency bifacial modules. At the beginning of this year, pv magazine revealed a tsunami of projects applying for interconnection with grid operators across the United States, as one of ma...

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    27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

    May 29, 2019

    Garrett Mehrguth, the CEO and co-founder of the B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, Directive, recently was selected to speak at 13 stops of the Digital Summit tour. Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique pres...

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    FLYING HIGH: FROM MASSIVE WIND TURBINES TO INDOOR SKYDIVING, SIEMENS POWERS UPLIFT

    May 28, 2019

    As part of their flagship U.S. technology and innovation conference held recently in Orlando, Spotlight on Innovation 2019, Siemens showed off its “Wind Service Training Center,” established last year to provide highly advanced technical and safety training for installation and service technicians w...

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    U.S. TO BECOME WORLD’S LARGEST GRID-CONNECTED ENERGY-STORAGE MARKE

    May 28, 2019

    The United States will this year become the world’s largest market for grid-connected battery energy storage, as solar-plus-storage and peaking capacity requirements drive increased procurement, according to IHS Markit.Deployments of grid-connected energy storage in the United States this year are e...

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    CAPITAL DYNAMICS AND FIRST SOLAR POWER ON 280-MWAC CALIFORNIA FLATS SOLAR PROJECT

    May 28, 2019

    Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, and First Solar announced the completion and commercial operation of the 280-MWac California Flats Solar Project. The project is located on approximately 2,900 acres of land within the Jack Ranch owned by Hearst, near the borders...

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    NEW MADISON PROGRAM SEEKS TO BRING SOLAR ENERGY TO UNDER-SERVED COMMUNITIES

    May 27, 2019

    Madison has already installed solar panels on some city buildings, including the Engineering Operations Facility, in foreground above, and a Streets Division facility, at rear, both on the South Side. A new city program is offering money to help community organizations and individuals in low-income ...

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    HOW MANY L.A. ROOFTOP SOLAR PANELS TO REPLACE A NATURAL GAS POWER PLANT?

    May 27, 2019

    The market-leading residential solar energy systems installer in the U.S., California-based Sunrun has a bold plan to replace one of three Los Angeles (L.A.) natural gas power plants scheduled for retirement by aggregating the power generated by solar-plus-storage systems installed in city homes . S...

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    CPV SOLAR MARKET KEY FUTURISTIC TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES 2019 TO 2025

    May 27, 2019

    The CPV Solar analysis is composed of secondary search methods and primary market analysis applications from 2019-2025. Our analysts run telephonic in addition to personal interviews to get the information associated with this CPV Solar industry. Additionally, they refer databases of associations in...

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    GLENWOOD TO BECOME 7TH CITY IN THE US TO BE 100 PERCENT POWERED BY RENEWABLE ENERGY

    May 27, 2019

    Glenwood Springs will become the seventh city in the United States powered entirely by renewable energy, and plans to sign the deal 7,100 feet in the sky this week.“We are very excited to announce that Glenwood Springs will soon be operated on one hundred percent renewable electricity,” Mayor Jonath...

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    WHY TESLA SHOULD ABANDON SOLAR ENERGY

    May 26, 2019

    Solar no longer makes sense at Tesla When Tesla bought SolarCity, it did so on a few assumptions. One was that moving solar sales into Tesla showrooms would lower sales costs, allowing Tesla to either generate more profit or lower prices to grow the business. Tesla also said that EV buyers would be ...

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    4 US STATES SCORING UNDER-THE-RADAR CLEAN ENERGY WINS

    May 25, 2019

    In the United States, the falling cost of renewable energy means the economic case for investing in renewables is stronger than ever before. Across the country, from South Carolina to Nevada, states are taking new measures to harness wind and solar power. Since January, more than 10 state legislatur...

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    MICROSOFT TO PURCHASE WIND ENERGY FROM DUTCH BASED COMPANY ENECO

    May 23, 2019

    Microsoft has signed an agreement with Netherlands-based wind farm development company Eneco to purchase ninety megawatts of energy from its massive 731.5 MW offshore wind project, the Borssele III/IV. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will receive renewable energy from Eneco for 15 years starting...

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    OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

    May 23, 2019

    In early February this year the Global Wind Energy Council published figures revealing that a total of 51.3GW of new wind capacity was added in 2018, made up of 46.8GW of onshore wind and 4.49GW of offshore wind. The increased capacity of offshore wind farms was noted in China, the UK and Germany. A...

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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and to p...

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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and to p...

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    POWERING THE FUTURE: WHERE THE WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY HAS BEEN AND WHAT LIES AHEAD

    May 22, 2019

    Twenty years ago, they were still a pretty novel sight, but today, they are a common part of our landscape in Siouxland. Wind farms continue to grow in size and number across the U.S. Not everyone is a fan of them, but all indications are that it’s a trend that will continue. They dot the countrysid...

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    ECO2SOLAR PARTNERS SUNAMP FOR SOLAR-PLUS-STORAGE HEATING PILOT

    May 22, 2019

    Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot.Solar PV provided by Eco2Solar will be connected to Sunamp’s UniQ range of heat batteries, with energy stored in the batteries able to be used for later generation of hot water.Homes that are part o...

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    YOUR SOLAR REBATES: NATIONAL AND STATE BASED SOLAR POWER AND BATTERY REBATES

    May 21, 2019

    Australians may have missed out on Labor’s renewable energy plans for the nation with their election loss this past weekend. But there’s plenty of help available in solar power and battery rebates – supporting the environment as well as slashing their power bills.Let’s take a look at what financial ...

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    POWER ELECTRONICS MARKET TO WITNESS ROBUST GROWTH OWING TO RISING TREND OF ENERGY HARVESTING & USAGE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES TILL 2025

    May 21, 2019

    The emerging demand for energy-efficient, battery powered devices and use of electronics in different industries is likely to fuel market globally over a forecast period. In 2016, the market size of power electronics was valued at USD 32.33 globally. The growing trend of energy harvesting, usage of ...

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    INTEGRATING RENEWABLE SOURCES INTO A RELIABLE POWER ECOSYSTEM

    May 21, 2019

    Balancing different sources of power, including renewables represents the most efficient and sustainable approach to meeting the energy needs we have now, and those of the next generation. Efficient control hardware combined with the management and optimization offered by virtual power plants provid...

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    SOLAR INDUSTRY LAUDS ‘AMBITIOUS’ LABOUR PROPOSALS

    May 20, 2019

    Ambitious Labour Party plans to install solar on 1.75 million homes in the UK have been strongly welcomed by the country’s domestic solar industry. Ambitious Labour Party plans to install solar on 1.75 million homes in the UK have been strongly welcomed by the country’s domestic solar industry. Thos...

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    ABB LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN-BASED INVERTERS FOR SOLAR ENERGY

    May 20, 2019

    nternational electrical engineering company ABB recently launched a pilot to examine how blockchain technology can be used to boost the role of solar in peer-to-peer energy trading and smart grids.The project was a collaboration with an Italian energy aggregator Evolvere to deploy their blockchain t...

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    CHINA INVESTS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY IN CUBA

    May 19, 2019

    Cuba began investing in renewable energy in 2014 and is ramping up its efforts in a push to make renewables its principal source of electricity by 2030. According to Xinhua News,China is one of the leading investors in Cuba’s renewable energy program. The goal is for Cuba to derive 24% of its electr...

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    JAPAN'S ORIX CORP OFFERS TO MATCH GAIL'S BID FOR IL&FS WIND ENERGY

    May 19, 2019

    GAIL’s ambition to expand its renewable portfolio through Il&FS’ wind portfolio faces a new hurdle. ORIX Corporation of Japan (ORIX) has now expressed its intent to exercise its right to buy out the remaining stake in IL&FS Wind Energy.ORIX owns 49 per cent stake in IL&FS’ wind portfolio, and GAIL h...

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    IN INDIA, INVESTMENT IN RENEWABLES SURPASSED FOSSIL FUELS DURING 2018

    May 17, 2019

    Global investment in the renewable energy sector has gone up by 55% since 2010, according to the World Investment Report 2019 released by the International Energy Agency (IEA).The report states that in 2018, global energy investment remained relatively stable, at over $1.8 trillion, following three ...

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    GOLDMAN SACHS BECOMES SOLAR SUPPLIER TO CALIFORNIA CCAS AS ITS ACQUISITION SPREE CONTINUES

    May 17, 2019

    Canadian Solar subsidiary Recurrent Energy has sold its remaining equity stake in the 100-megawatt Mustang solar project, a key resource for California’s flagship community-choice aggregators, to the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Thursday’s deal completes Recurrent’s sale ...

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    BUSINESSES ARE CONFIDENT OF GROWTH IN INDIA'S RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

    May 16, 2019

    In a new report, renewable energy consultancy Bridge to India has revelaed the anticipated progress for India’s renewable energy sector over the next half a decade. As per the firm, rapid development in the solar energy sector is expected to drive the overall energy generation up to 80 gigawatts (GW...

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    INDIA DROPS A TAD BUT STILL AMONG MOST FAVOURABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY MARKETS

    May 15, 2019

    China is the most attractive market for investment in renewable energy for the fourth year in a row and growth there is set to continue despite the country's efforts to trim subsidies, a report by UK accountancy firm Ernst & Young showed on Wednesday.In an annual ranking of the top 40 renewable ener...


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    TESLA’S NEW YORK JOBS TARGET ON TRACK AS BUFFALO FACTORY EXPANDS BEYOND SOLAR

    May 15, 2019

    The electric-vehicle, solar and storage producer must meet certain jobs requirements under an agreement with New York that offered Tesla tax benefits for siting its Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo. There are now 730 full-time workers employed at the Buffalo plant where Tesla's solar roof is produced, a num...

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    MINNESOTA NONPROFITS USING COMMUNITY SOLAR TO HELP VETERANS, FAMILIES IN NEED

    May 14, 2019

    A growing list of nonprofits is partnering with solar developers to lower utility costs for lower-income residents. Minnesota nonprofits are turning to community solar as a tool to fight poverty. Community solar typically involves households or businesses buying subscriptions to projects owned by a ...

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    LIGHTSOURCE BP CONTINUES SOLAR PUSH WITH 49.9MW SOLAR FARM

    May 14, 2019

    Lightsource BP is proposing the development of a 49.9MW solar farm in Nottingham, with a 700MW global pipeline announced. The UK solar firm will fund, develop and build the farm on 205 acres of land at Inkersall Grange Farm. A biodiversity management plan is to be developed in conjunction with the p...

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    NSW RIVERINA SOLAR FARM WITH BATTERY STORAGE BOOSTS LOCAL JOBS

    May 13, 2019

    A new Riverina solar farm in the southwestern New South Wales rural region has been approved by the NSW government. Along with the capacity to generate electicity, there is also 25 MW of battery storage. The $130 million, 100 MW West Wyalong Solar Farm will create around 150 jobs during construction...

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    NON-HYDRO RENEWABLE TO SHOW STRONG GROWTH OF 22.4% IN VIETNAM, DURING 2019-2030, SAYS GLOBALDATA

    May 13, 2019

    May 13, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Non-hydro renewable is expected to show the highest growth rate in Vietnam, registering a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4%, due to government policies and the untapped renewable potential, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics comp...

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    EVGO CHARGERS GO 100% RENEWABLE

    May 12, 2019

    EVgo operates more than 1,100 DC fast chargers in the U.S. and plans to double the network by the end of 2020. EVgo announced that it's the first charging network in the U.S. to contract for 100% renewable energy to power. The company is purchasing electricity ensuring - through certificate - that t...

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    ATLANTA PROPOSES 100 PERCENT GREEN ENERGY IMPLEMENTATION BY 2035

    May 12, 2019

    Atlanta is the latest city pledging to fully switch to green energy by 2035, BBC News reported. It joins over a hundred other cities who have made the pledge. Sustainable energy is an achievable but complicated goal. According to the BBC article, a green energy plan was approved by the Atlanta City ...

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    FLORIDA'S SOLAR TURNAROUND SPARKS CONCERNS OVER LIMITS ON COMMUNITY PROJECTS

    May 09, 2019

    A remarkable turnaround is happening with Florida solar. And while it's still evolving, it's also eliciting concerns in a number of areas. As recently as 2015, the Sunshine State was headed toward over-reliance on natural gas, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. That year, utilities and ...

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    TEXAS GRID OPERATOR BRACES FOR TIGHT SUPPLY-DEMAND BALANCE THIS SUMMER

    May 09, 2019

    The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) expects a tight supply-demand balance across its grid this summer as the oil and gas industry, along with new industrial load, continue to drive electricity demand higher. On Wednesday, the grid operator for most of the state released its final Seaso...

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    TIME TO OPEN 'TIME-SENSITIVE' TRANSMISSION PROJECTS TO ORDER 1000 COMPETITION

    May 09, 2019

    As we approach the ten-year anniversary of Order 1000, its promise of competition has largely gone unfilled. Two recent reports, one from the Brattle Group and another from MIT Professor Paul L. Joskow, cast a light on the success of Order 1000 and, in particular, the continued lack of competition t...

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    SOUTH MIAMI COMMITS TO RUNNING ON 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2040

    May 08, 2019

    Earlier this year, South Miami Mayor Philip Stoddard went "off the grid" for seven days and lived entirely on energy from the solar panels attached to the roof of his home. Stoddard, a longtime critic of Florida Power and Light who is also a Florida International University biologist, told the Miami...

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    GOOD ENERGY COMPLETES SOLAR FARM SALE

    May 07, 2019

    Good Energy has completed the sale of its 5MW Brynwhilach solar farm for a total consideration of £5.6 million. The deal will see the project come under the ownership of CORE Pisces Limited, a subsidiary of CORE Home Nations which is funded by Big Society Capital, alongside local community energy fi...

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    OYA SOLAR AND CRAUDERUEFF & ASSOCIATES PARTNER TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY SOLAR + STORAGE TO LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES IN NEW YORK

    May 07, 2019

    OYA Solar, a North American turnkey solar developer, and Crauderueff & Associates, a New York affordable solar developer, have signed a joint venture to originate and develop 200 solar + storage community solar projects in New York City on the rooftops of affordable housing properties and low-income...

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    EVGO COMMITS TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR FAST CHARGING NETWORK

    May 07, 2019

    EVgo has contracted for 100% renewable energy to power its fast charging network, the company announced today, making it the first US EV charging network to do so. EVgo will use a combination of Green-e certified wind and solar energy through its electricity suppliers and its renewable energy certif...

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    SOLAR FOR ALL? REMOVING FINANCIAL OBSTACLES TO GREEN ENERGY

    May 07, 2019

    Washington, D.C., Connecticut and more than a dozen other states are investing in programs to make clean energy available to low- and moderate-income households and to give jobs to people like Steven Donerson, a retired soldier and musician whose life fell into a tailspin after the economy tanked in...

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    JINKOSOLAR SUPPLIES PV MODULES TO A LARGE SOLAR POWER PLANT IN COLOMBIA

    May 07, 2019

    JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a reputable and innovative solar module manufacturer in the world, today announced JinkoSolar has supplied 250,000 Pieces of 345Watt - 1500V monocrystalline standard modules for one of the largest solar power plant in Colombia...

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    FOUNDER OF GREEN SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES SAYS NASA'S USE OF SOLAR IS INSPIRING

    May 06, 2019

    Operating satellites, space stations, and other orbiting vehicles beyond earth's atmosphere poses many technological challenges, not the least of which is implementing adequate, sustainable power sources. NASA 's solution to the power issue, with the help of its Advanced Energy: Photovoltaics divisi...

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    GREEN ENERGY PLAN IMPAIRED BY INSUFFICIENT GRID

    May 06, 2019

    New York's ambitious green-energy goals are facing tall challenges due to a lack of transmission lines needed to move electricity from the upstate region to the power hungry metropolis of New York City. That is one of the conclusions in the annual report of the New York Independent System Operator, ...

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    THE CASE FOR U.S. CLEAN ENERGY COOPERATION IN ASIA

    May 06, 2019

    Energy demand in Asia will continue to climb in the coming decades, which will have critical economic, climate, and geostrategic implications for the United States. Over the next 20 years, India and Southeast Asia are expected to record the world’s highest carbon dioxide growth rates. For this reaso...

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    MADISON LOGIC UNVEILS NEW DATA CLOUD TO ACCELERATE ABM FOR B2B ORGANIZATIONS GLOBALLY

    May 06, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announces the launch of the ML Data Cloud, powering cutting-edge ABM to accelerate your pipeline and convert your best accounts faster. With state-of-the-art architecture, rich data, and a robust data gateway, the ML Dat...

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    GLOBAL SMART SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK 2019

    May 05, 2019

    The global “Smart Solar” market report includes a broad-range surveillance for Smart Solar market, which allows the purchaser to deeply understand the future trends and anticipate accurate execution. The growth rate predicted through logical investigation gives comprehensive information about the gl...

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    MICHIGAN REGULATORS APPROVE DTE $273M RATE INCREASE, EV PILOT, NET METERING REPLACEMENT

    May 03, 2019

    The Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday approved a $273.3 million rate increase, an electric vehicle (EV) pilot and distributed generation program for DTE Energy, though it denied the utility's proposed system access charge for solar customers. Advocates hailed the passage of DTE's ...

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    VALUING THE ENERGY RESILIENCE CONTRIBUTIONS OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY

    May 03, 2019

    Reading some of Utility Dive's recent headlines is enough to make you nervous about the state of America's electricity supply. The Russians are hacking into our grid, the weather is bad and getting worse and wildfires have left two of California's three "dominant investor-owned utilities… in dire fi...

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    GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS INCREASE TO CLEAN ENERGY AUCTION BUDGET

    May 02, 2019

    Budget for upcoming Contract for Difference auction increased from £60m to £65m, as industry predicts record level of capacity set to be delivered. The government has officially confirmed the budget for the next clean energy contract auction round later this month, upping the available funds from £6...

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    THE US-ISRAEL INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE UP TO $1 MILLION IN R&D FUNDING

    May 02, 2019

    A joint project between the US Department of Energy and the Israel Ministry of Energy has called for energy technology developers to submit proposals to receive funding. Bird Energy is seeking to provide grants to projects within the renewable energy and energy efficiency and natural gas spaces. The...

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    FOR THE FIRST TIME, GREEN POWER TOPS COAL INDUSTRY IN ENERGY PRODUCTION IN APRIL

    May 02, 2019

    It may seem like green energy has stalled out in the United States with some politicians calling for renewed investment in coal, Federal subsidies for renewable energy dropping by half and conflicts with local residents nixing wind farms. But under the radar, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and hyd...

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    HOW ATLANTA PLANS TO GET TO 100% GREEN ENERGY BY 2035

    May 01, 2019

    Like any other city, Atlanta is woven with power lines, trams and buses. The electricity that makes Atlanta run comes mostly from coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. Only 6% to 8% comes from renewable sources. "Obviously, going from that number to 100% by 2035 is a bold goal," said Amol Naik, Atla...

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    MAINE GOVERNOR INTRODUCES BILL REQUIRING 80% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2030

    May 01, 2019

    Governor Janet Mills of Maine introduced a bill to the state legislature on Tuesday that calls for the state to increase the use of renewable energy such that 80 percent of electricity consumed in the state comes from renewable sources by 2030. The bill also calls for the creation of the Maine Clima...

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    JAPANESE UTILITIES TURN AWAY FROM COAL PLANS AMID GREEN ENERGY BOOM

    Apr 29, 2019

    Japanese utilities are turning away from new coal-fired power projects in the country amid tighter environmental regulations and increasing demand for greener energy from their key customers. Osaka Gas last week pulled out of plans to build a 1.2 gigawatt coal-fired project, which followed the cance...

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    AZURE POWER COMMISSIONS 150 MW SECI SOLAR POWER PROJECT

    Apr 29, 2019

    Azure Power, a leading solar power producer in India, announced that it has commissioned a 150 MW solar power plant in Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan. This section is the first phase of 200 MWs allocated to Azure Power by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a Government of India enterprise and...

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    TURKEY PREPARING TO JOIN GLOBAL LEADERS IN ENERGY STORAGE

    Apr 29, 2019

    The Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) has announced a Draft Regulation on Electricity Storage Activities, based on the Electricity Market Law. Attorneys-at-law of CMS in Turkey explain the implications and the planned regulation’s contribution to advancing the country’s sustainable e...

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    UNDERSTANDING SOLAR FARMS, NEVADA WILL GO 100% RENEWABLE

    Apr 29, 2019

    There are two main types of solar installations, solar rooftops and solar farms. We help you get a grasp on solar farms. Solar farms are a big part of the answer in places like Nevada, which just upped its renewable portfolio standard to 100% by 2050. We also look at how Tesla’s electric vehicle cha...

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    THE LOOPHOLE: HOW AMERICAN FORESTS FUEL THE EU’S APPETITE FOR ‘GREEN’ ENERGY

    Apr 29, 2019

    The smoke billows like cream in coffee off Lebanon Church road, above the pine stands and winter fallow, a sharp palette of blue and green and white. Heavy with trees and scraps from the surrounding forests of Northampton County, the trucks come and go all day long, downshifting here just before the...

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    INDIA RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPERS LINE UP US$1 BILLION GREEN BONDS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Two large private renewable energy developers in India are planning to raise US$500 million each through sale of green bonds. The move highlights the tightening flow of funds in the Indian market due to the sustained crisis in the banking sector. According to media reports, NYSE-listed Azure Power, ...

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    BIRD ENERGY ANNOUNCES OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUNDING U.S.-ISRAEL COOPERATION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY & EFFICIENCY AND GAS TECHNOLOGIES

    Apr 29, 2019

    BIRD Energy announced its next funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on Renewable Energy and Efficiency and Natural Gas Technologies. To be considered, a project proposal must include R&D cooperation between two companies or cooperation between a company and a university...

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    ADB ANNOUNCES $100 MILLION ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT RENEWABLE PROJECTS IN THE PACIFIC

    Apr 29, 2019

    As a part of its ongoing Pacific Renewable Energy Program, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million to provide financing support including loans, guarantees, and letters of credit to overcome constraints to private sector investment in renewable power ...

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ENERGY PRICING AS MARKET COMPLEXITIES GROW

    Apr 26, 2019

    Because energy consumption is one of the largest operating expenses for a data center or manufacturing operation, it’s important that owners and operators understand the potential for price volatility here in the United States. Natural gas and electric rates in the U.S. were stable for most of 2018,...

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    DUKE TO SELL 1.2 GW, $1.25B IN RENEWABLES ASSETS

    Apr 26, 2019

    Duke Energy announced Thursday it has reached a deal to sell a minority interest in a portion of its commercial renewable energy portfolio, helping to fund capital plans and reduce future debt issuance needs. The assets, owned and operated by Duke Energy Renewables and with an enterprise value of ap...

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    AUGUSTA ADVISES ON 300MW OF FRENCH SOLAR DEALS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Augusta & Co. (Augusta), a specialist financial adviser to the renewable energy industry, has overseen the sale of a 51.7MW solar portfolio to Tenergie, marking the company’s third solar-based deal in France since December 2018. This brings the total since December to almost 300MW of solar capacity ...

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    GREEN ENERGY MARKET INDUSTRIAL CHAIN, SOURCING PLANNING, MANUFACTURING BASE FORECAST TO 2028

    Apr 25, 2019

    Green energy that includes green electricity which is produced with less or no environmental impact. This energy does not have greenhouse gases effects and does not contribute to the global warming and is a better alternative to the fossil fuels. The Objective of the "Global Green Energy Market" rep...

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    BALTICS CLEAR 2020 RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS, UPBEAT ON 2030 GREEN COMMITMENTS

    Apr 25, 2019

    Three Baltic states are among the European Union (EU) member states that have already met, or are close to hitting their 2020 renewable energy targets. These are Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The latter was the first among the three to smash the target – a sizeable 30% of its final energy consumpti...

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    6SENSE EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH HUBSPOT FOR HEIGHTENED ACCOUNT BASED ORCHESTRATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We believe...

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    SAN FRANCISCO COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO GO GREEN BY 2022

    Apr 24, 2019

    San Francisco mayor London Breed has announced a plan to ensure that all commercial buildings in the city larger than 50,000 square feet are powered by renewable energy by 2030. The move will see the city’s 50 largest buildings transition to clean energy by 2022. Smaller commercial buildings will al...

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    $200,000 GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY SUN CLUB GRANT FUNDS SOLAR ENERGY AND HORTICULTURAL TRAINING PROGRAM AT MY POSSIBILITIES

    Apr 24, 2019

    MP received the grant in 2018 to help fund a 200 kilowatt solar panel installation and monitoring system, along with hydroponic growing infrastructure. The projects will cut energy costs at the MP campus and support a new horticulture elective for HIPsters, or Hugely Important People, that MP serves...

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    EU APPROVES €385 MILLION RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHEME FOR LITHUANIA

    Apr 24, 2019

    The European Commission has approved a €385 million (US$429.7 million) renewable energy scheme to support renewables generation in Lithuania, including hydroelectric power. The Lithuanian government plans introduce a new scheme in May that will provide assistance for the installation of renewable po...

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    100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050 MANDATED FOR PUERTO RICO

    Apr 24, 2019

    Puerto Rico will get 100% of its power from renewable resources by 2050 under legislation signed April 12 by the territory’s governor. There’s a wide consensus that the goal is achievable, perhaps even before 2050. But many questions and disagreements remain over how the island will generate power i...

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    NEW YORK OPENS SOLICITATION FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS

    Apr 24, 2019

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the third annual solicitation for large-scale renewable energy projects under the state’s Clean Energy Standard on April 23. The solicitation is expected to support 1.5 million megawatt-hours of renewable electricity per year. Bioenergy projects are among those e...

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    TENNESSEE'S LARGEST SOLAR FARM NOW OPERATIONAL AT MILLINGTON NAVAL FACILITY

    Apr 23, 2019

    The largest solar farm in the state of Tennessee is now operational at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid-South in Millington. The innovative project is the result of a unique public-private partnership that brought together the City of Millington, the U.S. Navy, Memphis, Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), ...

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    SOLAR ENERGY MARKET TO SEE 15% ANNUAL GROWTH THROUGH 2023

    Apr 23, 2019

    Strong worldwide interest in renewable energy technologies and significant investments in research and development are factors influencing the solar energy markets, according to a report by BCC Research. The market expects to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.9% through 2023, when it co...

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    DUKE, EVERSOURCE COMMIT TO CREATE ENERGY STORAGE SAFETY STANDARDS

    Apr 23, 2019

    Duke Energy, Eversource and 25 other energy companies signed an energy storage corporate responsibility pledge and committed to participate in a taskforce to optimize safety standards, according to an announcement by the Energy Storage Association on Thursday. The pledge prioritizes the safety of em...

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    GE ANNOUNCES FIRST SOLAR+STORAGE PROJECTS SINCE RENEWABLE BUSINESS RESTRUCTURING

    Apr 23, 2019

    GE Renewable Energy announced on April 15 that it reached an agreement with Helios Energy to develop two energy storage systems as part of the Lenox Solar/Energy Storage project in upstate New York. The hybrid system in Lenox, New York will be installed at the end of the year and is set to be commer...

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    CLEANTECH SOLAR TO INSTALL CAPTIVE SOLAR PROJECTS FOR BATTERY MAKER EXIDE INDUSTRIES

    Apr 22, 2019

    Indian lead-acid battery manufacturer, Exide Industries (Exide), has entered into three share subscription and shareholders agreements with renewable energy developer Cleantech Solar (Cleantech) to install captive solar projects at its factories. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange, Exide state...

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    SOLAR TRACKER MARKET CAPACITY TO REACH 39.33 GW BY 2025 - GLOBAL ANALYSIS BY TRENDS, SIZE, SHARE, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

    Apr 22, 2019

    The global solar tracker market is driven by increasing demand for energy coupled with stringent government regulations and initiatives. The global solar tracker market capacity is expected to reach 39.33 GW by 2025. The market is growing at a CAGR of 13.8%. Rising awareness about renewable and sust...

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    DOMINION ENERGY, FACEBOOK RECOGNIZE EARTH DAY WITH ANNOUNCEMENT TO EXPAND SOLAR GENERATION

    Apr 22, 2019

    Dominion Energy and Facebook continue their joint effort to substantially increase renewable energy generation by announcing today the addition of six new solar facilities that will be dedicated to Facebook. This partnership will support Dominion Energy's goal of having 3,000 megawatts (MW) of new s...

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    NORTH AMERICAN – COSTA RICAN CULTURAL CENTER INSTALLED 459 SOLAR PANELS IN SAN PEDRO HEADQUARTERS

    Apr 21, 2019

    The North American – Costa Rican Cultural Center (CCCN) continues to increase the generation of renewable energy in its facilities, now with the commissioning of 459 solar panels at the headquarters located in Barrio Dent, San José. This investment made through a strategic alliance with YUXTA Energy...

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    EXPERTS SAY INCREASED DEMAND FOR SOLAR PANELS CAUSES SPIKE IN SILVER PRICES

    Apr 21, 2019

    Researchers from Kent Business School published a paper this week in the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research where they state that increased demand for solar panels causes silver prices to spike. After analyzing a series of datasets from the London Bullion Market, installed solar en...

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    DUTCH ENGINEERS BUILD WORLD'S BIGGEST SUN-SEEKING SOLAR FARM

    Apr 21, 2019

    Dutch engineers are building what will be the world’s largest archipelago of islands made up of sun-tracking solar panels. Growing resistance to the construction of wind turbines or fields of solar panels on land has led the renewable energy industry to look for alternative options. Large islands of...

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    METHOD SOAP'S FACTORY RUNS ENTIRELY ON RENEWABLE ENERGY AND PRODUCES 1 MILLION POUNDS OF FOOD A YEAR FROM ITS ROOFTOP GREENHOUSE

    Apr 18, 2019

    Method's factory is the first green factory of its kind with its LEED Platinum certification. The company manufactures biodegradable natural cleaning supplies outside of Chicago. The factory, known as Soapbox, leads the pact by creating less waste and using less energy. Soapbox features plentiful na...

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    SLUGGISH UPTAKE FROM RENEWABLES SECTOR AS CLOCK TICKS ON US OPPORTUNITY ZONES

    Apr 18, 2019

    The clock is ticking for renewables developers to grab a bonus handed out in the Trump administration’s 2017 tax reform, celebrated by the Treasury this week. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017’s Opportunity Zones provision, described by advocates as a “giant money fire hose,” could provide a capital...

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    CLEAN ENERGY DEAL TRACKER: UTILITIES WANT IN ON GROWING DEMAND FOR RENEWABLES

    Apr 18, 2019

    After a significant uptick in corporate renewable energy deals in 2018, the pace of new transactions slowed during the first quarter of 2019. The total capacity of corporate contracts disclosed in the first three months of the year amounted to about 756 gigawatts, about a third of the amount that we...

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    APPLE SURPASSES CLEAN ENERGY GOAL WITH NEW SUPPLIER COMMITMENTS

    Apr 18, 2019

    Apple Inc. has nearly doubled the number of suppliers committed to run the company's production on 100% clean energy to 44. This helps Apple surpass its goal of bringing 4GW of renewable energy into its supply chain by 2020. The company now expects to add 1GW more of renewable energy to its supply c...

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    SLOVENIA PAYS EUR 135 MILLION IN RENEWABLE ENERGY, CHP SUBSIDIES IN 2018

    Apr 18, 2019

    Slovenia’s support payments for electricity from renewable energy sources and high-efficiency cogeneration (combined heat and power – CHP) reached EUR 135.1 million in 2018. The largest amount, EUR 62.8 million, was paid to owners of solar power plants, while fossil fuel CHP generated the biggest sh...

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    OSERIAN DEVELOPMENT NAMED BEST RENEWABLE ENERGY COMPANY IN KENYA

    Apr 18, 2019

    Flower producer Oserian Development in Kenya has been named the country’s best renewable energy company, as reported by Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). This boosts the company’s goal of creating a carbon-free environment by 2020. Investment in geothermal energy to power operations, use of ele...

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    ERS TO BUILD 1,000 MW RENEWABLE ENERGY POWER PLANTS OVER NEXT 10 YEARS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Public power utility Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske (ERS) aims to invest EUR 1.25 billion in 1,000-MW renewable energy power plants over the next 10 years, said ERS general manager Luka Petrović. As the company has an enormous potential to use renewables, the ERS strategy is to build 1,000 MW rene...

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    GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY WILL GROW TEN FOLDS OVER SEVEN YEARS: ALISTAIR SPROUL, UNSW

    Apr 17, 2019

    The renewable energy industry is growing at 25-40 per cent per annum and will be close to ten times its present size in the next seven years. Prof Alistar Sproul, Head of School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering from University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia talks to Ankush Kumar ...

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    DELHI METRO PLANS TO RUN ALL OPERATION ON SOLAR ENERGY BY 2021

    Apr 17, 2019

    In a bid to promote the consumption of solar energy and to save the environment, the Delhi Metro is all set to use the 60 per cent electricity consumption to meet the demands of its needs and also plans to run all its operation on solar energy within next two years (2021). With that, the Delhi Metro...

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    JUMP IN RENEWABLE ENERGY JOBS AS SOLAR FARMS OVERTAKE HYDRO POWER

    Apr 17, 2019

    Jobs in large-scale solar farms tripled last financial year, overtaking the hydro sector for the first time, and helping to drive an overall expansion of employment in the renewable energy sector. Data from the Australian Bureau of statistics shows the number of full-time equivalent jobs in the indu...

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    LIONBRIDGE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST EMPLOYERS BY FORBES

    Apr 17, 2019

    Lionbridge Technologies is proud to announce it has again been named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes, which also recognized Lionbridge as a Best Employer for Women in 2018. The 2019 list recognizes organizations across a variety of industries that employ more than 1,000 people in the U.S. ...

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    6SENSE SECURES $27 MILLION TO ADVANCE BOLD VISION IN B2B AND ABM

    Apr 16, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We believe...

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    HOW EUROPEAN DATA CENTERS ARE PIONEERING GREEN TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 16, 2019

    As a preeminent data center provider in Europe, Interxion is among the leaders in both efficient energy practices and the use of renewable energy, showing that being green is a crucial way to win customers in the EU. At Interxion, energy efficiency is a companywide policy, with energy-saving measure...

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    WITH A FOCUS ON GREEN ENERGY, PUERTO RICO AIMS TO BE BETTER THAN BEFORE

    Apr 16, 2019

    A little less than two years after Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico crippled and facing a daunting road to recovery, the island has set itself on a bold new path toward the future, one that will radically transform its infrastructure and economy through widespread implementation of renewable energy....

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    WESTERN BALKANS WAITING FOR A GREEN ENERGY REVOLUTION

    Apr 16, 2019

    Countries in the Western Balkans are funding old coal power plants with millions of euros as locals protest against hydroelectric power plants. Nevertheless, environmental activists see signs of hope on the horizon. If the countries of the Western Balkans were to join the European Union tomorrow, al...

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    UK START-UP OUT TO CAUSE GREEN POWER RIPPLE

    Apr 15, 2019

    UK start-up Ripple Energy has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take forward its “unique” plan to offer consumer ownership of clean power assets combined with energy supply tariffs. The campaign launched on European investment platform Seedrs aims to raise at least £750,000 for 23.21% of the compa...

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    HOW ATLANTA PLANS TO GET TO 100% GREEN ENERGY BY 2035

    Apr 15, 2019

    Like any other city, Atlanta is woven with power lines, trams and buses. The electricity that makes Atlanta run comes mostly from coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. Only 6% to 8% comes from renewable sources. “Obviously, going from that number to 100% by 2035 is a bold goal,” said Amol Naik, Atla...

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    INDIA WILL HAVE 227 GIGAWATT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY BY 2022

    Apr 15, 2019

    India has set an ambitious target of deploying 175 Gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2022 which is now further raised to 227 GW considering that the country is well on its way to exceeding the previously set target, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said today. Addressing the fourth Resilien...

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    WATTS UP: MAJOR POWER COMPANY AIMING TO INCREASE GREEN ENERGY OUTPUT

    Apr 14, 2019

    Amid rising concern about climate change in Europe and beyond, Polish power company PGE is turning its attention to solar energy, with plans to increase photovoltaic power to 2.5 GW. The EU has been urging member states to increase energy from renewable sources such as solar energy, wind and biomass...

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    WISCONSIN ADDS CLEAN ENERGY JOBS AMID NATIONAL DROP

    Apr 14, 2019

    Wisconsin added nearly 1,800 new clean energy jobs last year despite a slowing of jobs growth in the industry nationwide, according to a new report. National advocacy groups Environmental Entrepreneurs and Clean Energy Trust have released a study that found Wisconsin jobs in the clean energy industr...

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    WASHINGTON 100% CLEAN ENERGY BILL GETS ONE STEP CLOSER TO INSLEE'S DESK

    Apr 12, 2019

    Washington's House of Representatives on Thursday approved a 100% clean energy bill, following Senate approval on March 1, making it the fourth state in the country to commit to such a goal. Senate Bill 5116 passed the House 56-42, and will require the state to power 100% of its electricity from car...

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    PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR SIGNS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY MANDATE

    Apr 12, 2019

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló on Thursday signed into law a 100% renewable energy mandate that the hurricane-battered island must meet by 2050. The Public Energy Policy Law of Puerto Rico, passed last month by territory legislators, directs the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to source 40% ...

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    HEP TO INVEST AROUND EUR 100 MILLION IN SOLAR POWER PLANTS BY END-2023

    Apr 11, 2019

    The Vrlika Jug, Cres and Vis solar power plants will generate electricity without having a power purchase agreement with the Croatian Energy Market Operator (HROTE) to receive incentives. The solar power plants on the islands of Cres and Vis will help strengthen tourism infrastructure, as their elec...

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    AKON ENLISTS AI IN HIS GREEN ENERGY VISION

    Apr 11, 2019

    Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy-nominated artist Akon has announced the signing of a formal partnership between Akon Lighting America (ALA) and leading AI-solutions provider, Group A MondoBrain. The partnership is focused on benefiting the whole of Africa, starting with the Comor...

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    MOVING TOWARD 100 PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY

    Apr 11, 2019

    The recent flurry of attention given a not-so-new idea, the so-called Green New Deal, has again raised the question of how fast we can act, and how ambitious we can be in reversing climate change and protecting our environment. The risk assessment of not doing enough continues to worsen. We are near...

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    GLOBAL ECONOMY WOULD SAVE UP TO $160 TRILLION BY SHIFTING TO RENEWABLES, ELECTRIC CARS

    Apr 11, 2019

    Imagine a world where 85% of all electricity comes from renewable sources, there are over one billion electric vehicles on the road, and we are on track to preserve a livable climate for our children and future generations. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reported this week that su...

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    US ENERGY CONSUMPTION HITS RECORD HIGH IN 2018, SOLAR/WIND/NATURAL GAS GROW

    Apr 11, 2019

    U.S. energy consumption set a record high in 2018, with wind, solar, and natural gas making the largest increases in energy supply, according to a new analysis. The findings come from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which illustrates the results in its energy flow chart. Overall energy consu...

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    100,000 ZAMBIAN HOUSEHOLDS GAIN CLEAN ENERGY ACCESS THROUGH BEYOND THE GRID FUND

    Apr 10, 2019

    Bringing modern energy to sparsely populated rural areas is a great challenge. Partnerships like this one have helped to make overcoming this challenge possible.” This was the response of Mr Stephen Mwansa, Permanent Secretary (Administration), Office of the Vice President, Republic of Zambia to the...

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    CALIFORNIA UTILITIES SUPPORT CENTRALIZED RENEWABLES PROCUREMENT PROPOSAL, BUT URGE CAUTION

    Apr 10, 2019

    California's investor-owned utilities are "generally supportive" of a proposed statewide procurement process for renewable resources, they said at an all party meeting last week with state regulators to discuss the proposal. But they cautioned the Public Utilities Commission against moving too quick...

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    NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR UNVEILS PORTAL TO ENHANCE STATE'S OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN

    Apr 10, 2019

    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, D, announced on Tuesday the creation of a free online state portal to match investors in offshore wind projects with New Jersey-based partners and suppliers, at the Business Network for Offshore Wind's International Partnering Forum in New York City. The New Jersey Offsh...

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    CLEANCHOICE ENERGY COMMUNITY SOLAR OPENS NEW PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SOLAR FARM

    Apr 10, 2019

    CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company that empowers people and businesses to cut emissions and live cleaner lives, has opened 3 megawatts of community solar capacity for Prince George's County residents. The Simba Community Solar Farm broke ground earlier this year in Cheltenham, Maryland a...

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    US OFFSHORE WIND SUPPLY CHAIN VALUED AT $68BN; GE SIGNS FIRST SPLIT-BLADE 4.8 MW TURBINE CONTRACT

    Apr 10, 2019

    US offshore wind capex forecast to hit $68 billion by 2030. The value of the U.S. offshore wind supply chain is forecast to hit $68 billion by 2030 with 18.6 GW of new capacity contracted on the Atlantic coast, the University of Delaware said in a new report. There is currently 1.6 GW of contracted ...

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    SAN ANTONIO RANKED 1ST IN TEXAS, 7TH IN NATION FOR SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY

    Apr 09, 2019

    In 2018 solar energy capacity in San Antonio grew to a combined capacity of 186.9 megawatts and the Alamo City is now ranked 7th highest in the United States and number 1 in Texas, according to Environment Texas Research and Policy Center's new report. Today, the City of San Antonio and CPS Energy ...

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    GLOBAL ENERGY DEMAND SEES BIGGEST INCREASE THIS DECADE, WITH GAS THE FUEL OF CHOICE: IEA

    Apr 09, 2019

    Worldwide energy demand surged 2.3% last year, a pace the International Energy Agency said was the fastest in this decade, driven by a strong global economy and the rise in heating and cooling load. Natural gas accounted for 45% of the rise in consumption, the group concluded in its Global Energy an...

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    MORE THAN 80% OF IDAHO’S IN-STATE ELECTRICITY GENERATION COMES FROM RENEWABLES

    Apr 09, 2019

    More than 80% of Idaho’s in-state utility-scale electricity generation came from renewable resources in 2018, the second-largest share of any state in the country, behind only Vermont, according to recently released data from EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. Idaho generated 17.4 million megawatthours (...

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    SOLAR INSTALLATIONS GAIN GROUND IN US CITIES

    Apr 09, 2019

    Solar capacity is gaining in urban areas across the U.S., according to a report released this week by Environment America Research & Policy Center and climate research organization the Frontier Group. The number of U.S. cities with more than 50 megawatts of solar installed jumped from eight in 2013...

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    AMAZON JUMPS BACK INTO CORPORATE RENEWABLES MARKET

    Apr 08, 2019

    Amazon on Monday said it will buy power from three future wind projects, two of them in Europe and the third in the U.S., while signaling that more deals could be coming soon. The announcement marks a return to the corporate renewables market for one of the biggest buyers of years past. The tech gia...

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    ALMOST A THIRD OF QUEENSLANDERS WILL INSTALL BATTERY STORAGE AS SOLAR BOOM CONTINUES

    Apr 08, 2019

    Close to a third of Queensland homeowners are keen to install battery storage over the next decade, a survey finds. The annual Queensland Household Energy Survey found 30 per cent of households want to install energy storage to complement their solar panel systems. The Queensland Government’s home b...

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    NEW PROGRAM MAKES CLEAN ENERGY MORE ACCESSIBLE & AFFORDABLE

    Apr 08, 2019

    The State of Hawai‘i took another significant step forward in meeting the state’s 100% renewable energy goal. On Monday, April 8, 2019, Gov. David Ige announced an innovative new program designed to make green energy installments such as solar water heaters and photovoltaic panels, more accessible a...

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    PATH TO NET ZERO: CENTRICA SETS GOAL TO DELIVER 7GW OF CLEAN ENERGY SYSTEMS BY 2030

    Apr 08, 2019

    As new partnership with BusinessGreen is confirmed, energy giant unveils sweeping new plan to support the SDGs, accelerate clean tech deployment, and develop a net zero emission strategy Centrica has today launched a sweeping new sustainability vision, unveiling a raft of green targets designed to s...

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    WONDERFUL TO RUN ENTIRELY ON RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2025

    Apr 08, 2019

    The Wonderful Company recently announced plans to power its entire U.S. operation using only renewable energy by 2025. The Los Angeles-based agricultural company is joining a larger group of other businesses that are shifting their operations away from petroleum-generated electricity. Wonderful wi...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY: THE FUTURE OF POWER FOR VIETNAM

    Apr 07, 2019

    Vietnam could meet its long-term energy demands by adding renewable energy sources and cutting-edge battery storage technologies to its arsenal of solutions, experts said at a two-day international conference on renewable energy that ended on April 4 in HCM City. Speaking on the sidelines of the con...

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    RESEARCHERS WANT TO STORE EXCESS RENEWABLE ENERGY AS METHANE

    Apr 07, 2019

    One of the major drawbacks to renewable energy sources like wind and solar is that we don't have an effective way to store excess energy. When the wind blows, we might have more than enough energy to feed the grid, but we can't store the surplus. Then, on breezeless days, we're left powerless. As tr...

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    COSTA RICA IS RUNNING ONLY WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE LAST MONTHS

    Apr 05, 2019

    Costa Rica has achieved an extraordinary milestone in the history of green energy. Only with renewable energies, this country has been operating for more than 6 months. The heavy rains in the region have allowed the country to completely renounce fossil fuels, and to feed almost entirely on the elec...

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    A ROUNDUP OF MAJOR SOLAR AND RENEWABLE ENERGY POLICY UPDATES FROM MARCH 2019

    Apr 05, 2019

    March witnessed some big announcements in the Indian renewable industry. Several states issued a flurry of orders on relevant issues like RPO compliance and net-metering policies, which have helped the industry gain a better perspective on policies that are often confusing. Here are the highlights a...

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    INDUSTRY LEADERS EMBRACE A ‘NEW ERA’ FOR UK SOLAR

    Apr 04, 2019

    UK solar is entering a “new era” following the closure of the feed-in tariff last weekend, and industry leaders are prepared to embrace the sector’s subsidy-free future. “Having grown accustomed to the ups and downs of the UK solarcoaster, perhaps it was too much to expect a smooth end to the Feed-i...

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    FLOATING SOLAR OFFERS UNIQUE BARGAINS — U.S. UTILITIES ARE MISSING OUT

    Apr 04, 2019

    Solar arrays floating on man-made bodies of water can now be cost-competitive with ground-mounted solar and offer unique benefits to utilities. While the technology has a number of advantages, growth in the U.S. has been limited by a lack of definitive data on benefits and financing obstacles due to...

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    TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE: BIFACIAL PV MODULES WILL OPEN NEW MARKETS FOR UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR

    Apr 04, 2019

    Just when you think solar technology has matured and is reaching the nadir of its descent on the cost curve, another major innovation in crystalline silicon modules appears ready to drive those costs even lower. Bifacial technology has arrived and while it is still fairly nascent, the technology alo...

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    IDAHO POWER CLAIMS ONE OF LOWEST-PRICED SOLAR DEALS AT 2.2 CENTS/KWH

    Apr 04, 2019

    Idaho Power last week announced it has entered into a deal to purchase 120 MW of solar energy at a price the utility believes is among the lowest publicly reported to date. The utility signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Jackpot Holdings, with an initial price of $21.75/MWh — or les...

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    AS MAINE RE-UPS NET METERING, FIGHT OVER SOLAR TARIFFS BREWS IN CONNECTICUT

    Apr 03, 2019

    As Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday signed into law a bill that would eliminate the state's gross metering and reestablish net metering, another fight over solar compensation is brewing in the Northeast. Last year, Connecticut's legislature passed Senate Bill 9, which included provisions to phase o...

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    GREECE TO OFFER 456 MW IN MIXED WIND AND SOLAR CAPACITIES IN APRIL 15 AUCTION

    Apr 03, 2019

    Greece’s energy regulator, RAE, will offer 456 MW in the country’s first mixed renewable energy auction on April 15, having received eight applications for a total of 637.78 MW in wind and solar capacities. The applications were submitted by the March 21 deadline, energypress wrote. A 200 MW solar p...

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    REBA REACHES OUT WITH CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

    Apr 03, 2019

    Doing business by going green is the new trade group created, to support power projects. Big companies are forming a trade association so that renewable energy can be purchased and it becomes easier to shift away from carbon dioxide emissions. The formation of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (R...

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    GWEC PREDICTS MORE THAN 300 GIGAWATTS OF NEW WIND CAPACITY OVER NEXT 5 YEARS

    Apr 03, 2019

    The Global Wind Energy Council published its Global Wind Report this week, in which it has predicted that the global wind industry will install more than 300 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity over the next five years. The 2018 Global Wind Report is the 14th edition of the Global Wind Energy Council’s (...

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    GLOBAL CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY MARKET 2019 GROWTH ANALYSIS, OPPORTUNITIES, REVENUE AND SALES, TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS, FORECAST BY 2023

    Apr 03, 2019

    The latest report titled Clean Energy Technology Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 has the simplest recommendation on the topic of the great Clean Energy Technology market. The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market and it does so via in-...

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    HOW WORLD’S ENERGY SYSTEMS ARE TRANSFORMING

    Apr 03, 2019

    This week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) helped answer questions like where will we get energy in the future. As it conducted a study on real changes on the planet’s energy systems. Electric frameworks are decentralizing; individuals worldwide are utilizing energy uniquely in contrast to previous t...

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    DETROIT REPOSITION INTO BOOMING SOLAR ENERGY MARKET WITH GAMECHANGE SOLAR

    Apr 02, 2019

    GameChange Solar today announced that the solar market is now growing at a steady pace due to Solar PV having achieved a cost of energy production on par with the lowest cost alternative technologies in the United States. This increase, combined with the rapid growth of GameChange Solar's market sha...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY REACHES ONE-THIRD OF GLOBAL POWER CAPACITY AT END-2018

    Apr 02, 2019

    Renewable capacity expansion continues to be driven mostly by new installations of solar and wind energy, which accounted for 84% of all new capacity installed in 2018, finally pushing the overall share of hydro to just under 50%. For the first time total renewable energy generation capacity reached...

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    INSOLAR AMONG TOP 100 GREEN ENERGY INNOVATORS

    Apr 02, 2019

    Insolar, a leading blockchain company offering enterprise solutions, has been named amongst the top 100 firms by the Start Up Energy Transition (SET), an international initiative which supports innovation in transitioning to greener energy. SET brings together the most outstanding international star...

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    PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: TVA SEEKS MORE FORMS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AS GOOGLE, FACEBOOK BUY 675 MEGAWATTS OF SOLAR POWER

    Apr 02, 2019

    The federal utility created 86 years ago to harness the power of the Tennessee River is seeking proposals for other forms of renewable power, including solar and wind generation, to meet the growing demand for green energy from its customers. The federal utility created 86 years ago to harness the p...

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    CARVER SELECTMEN DENY SUPPORT FOR 100 PERCENT GREEN ENERGY ACT

    Apr 02, 2019

    The 100% Renewable Energy Act does not have the support of the Board of Selectmen with a majority skeptical of mandates, resulting in a 3-2 vote. Selectman Alan Dunham said he doesn’t like mandates, and that and the lack of detail about the financial costs are among the reasons why he’s against supp...

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    140 GIGAWATTS OF SOLAR AND WIND CAPACITY INSTALLED GLOBALLY IN 2018

    Apr 02, 2019

    More than 140 gigawatts of solar and wind generation capacity were added globally last year as solar PV consolidated its role as the growth engine of the renewables market, new figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency show. Among renewable technologies, wind remains second only to hydr...

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    CITY OF SYDNEY ANNOUNCES 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET

    Apr 02, 2019

    The City of Sydney, on Australia’s east coast, announced last week that it intends to further cut its greenhouse gas emissions by transitioning to 100% renewable energy to meet all its electricity needs starting next year. Sydney had already set significant climate targets for itself, including a 50...

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    UK LARGE-SCALE POST-SUBSIDY PIPELINE SOARS 67% IN JUST SIX MONTHS, TOPPING 4.2GW

    Apr 01, 2019

    The pipeline of active large-scale pre-build large-scale solar farms (>250kWp) has seen significant growth during the past six months, and now stands at more than 4.2GW of total capacity. This growth has been driven by the return of established greenfield developers, experienced with the UK solar pl...

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    DOE CATALYZES CLEAN ENERGY INNOVATION IN ALL 50 STATES

    Apr 01, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has made clean energy research and development (R&D) investments in every U.S. state over the past two years, sending more than $1.8 billion to the national laboratories and to hundreds of private-sector and academic researchers last year alone. Unfortunately, the...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY FIRM TO DIVEST NONCORE ASSETS IN BENEFICIAL DEAL

    Apr 01, 2019

    In a March 25 research note, CIBC analyst Mark Jarvi reported that Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (INE:TSX) agreed to sell its Iceland assets, held through a 53.9% interest in HS Orka, for CA$409 million to a European infrastructure fund. From the transaction, "Innergex realized full value," Jarvi w...

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    ADIA, OTHER OIL-RICH SOVEREIGN FUNDS EXPLORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Apr 01, 2019

    Sovereign wealth funds from oil-rich countries in the Middle East are moving to diversify into renewable energy, pushed by regulators and pledges on climate change, but are stopping short of following Norway in shedding some oil and gas investments. Total sovereign wealth fund investments within the...

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    UK RECORD WIND POWER IN 2018, LEGO’S US SOLAR POWER ACQUISITION, AND MORE

    Apr 01, 2019

    In 2018, renewables and wind power hit record highs for U.K. electricity share, according to government statistics shared by RenewablesUK. Wind provided 17.1 percent of electricity last year in the U.K., with 8 percent coming from offshore wind. Overall, renewables accounted for a third of electrici...

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    HOW EUROPE IS FARING ON RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS

    Mar 31, 2019

    The European Union's use of renewable energy—such as hydropower, wind and solar—reached 17.5 percent in 2017, keeping it on track for a target of 20 percent by 2020. Each member state has its own renewable energy goal, based on its situation and potential, ranging from 10 to 49 percent. While 11 cou...

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    ASEAN FAST BECOMING A RENEWABLE ENERGY HUB

    Mar 31, 2019

    Technological innovations and favourable government policies are among the four trends expected to drive Southeast Asia’s transition to renewable energy in the coming years. A report published by global auditing firm KPMG on Tuesday titled ‘The Renewable Energy Transition’ noted that while there ar...

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    NEW MEXICO’S 100% CLEAN ENERGY LAW PRAISED FOR WORKER RETRAINING, BUT COMMUNITY CONCERNS REMAIN

    Mar 29, 2019

    Last year, New Mexico got nearly 48 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power. According to the Energy Information Administration, 33 percent came from natural gas. Last Friday, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a law that mandates 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045, with at lea...

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    EXPERTS EXAMINE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE GREEN NEW DEAL

    Mar 28, 2019

    Eighty-six years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his first inaugural address to a nation mired in the Great Depression. Promising to “wage a war against the emergency,” Roosevelt hinted at the New Deal to come: an unprecedented series of massive public programs and projects intended to p...

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    FAREWELL FITS: COMMUNITY SOLAR ON A CLIFF EDGE WITHOUT A FEED-IN TARIFF

    Mar 28, 2019

    Community solar is waiting with “baited breath” as the closure of the feed-in tariff (FiT) launches the sector into an uncertain future. With no suitable policy in place, community solar is at risk of “falling off a cliff”, says Emma Bridge, chief executive of Community Energy England. On Sunday, th...

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    CLEARWAY ENERGY GROUP AND HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC APPROVED TO DEVELOP 75 MW OF LOW-COST RENEWABLE ENERGY ON OAHU

    Mar 28, 2019

    On Monday, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved power purchase agreements between Clearway Energy Group ("Clearway") and Hawaiian Electric Company for the construction of two solar projects on Oahu: Mililani I Solar and Waiawa Solar Power. The power purchase agreements were previous...

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    RISEN ENERGY: SECURITIZATION OF SOLAR ASSETS VIEWED AS THE NEW TREND IN SOLAR ENERGY FINANCING

    Mar 28, 2019

    On March 25, 2019, Risen Energy Co., Ltd. overseas investment and financing director Zhang Jieling attended the annual BNEF Summit in New York and presented the company's new plans for solar energy financing in 2019. Ms. Zhang said, "As the securitization of solar assets is on its way to becoming th...

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    FPL ANNOUNCES PLAN TO BUILD THE WORLD'S LARGEST SOLAR-POWERED BATTERY AND DRIVE ACCELERATED RETIREMENT OF FOSSIL FUEL GENERATION

    Mar 28, 2019

    Florida Power & Light Company, one of the nation's cleanest energy companies, today announced a plan to build the world's largest solar-powered battery system – four times the capacity of the largest battery system in operation – as part of an innovative modernization plan that will accelerate the r...

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    RENEWABLES PRODUCED MORE ENERGY THAN BROWN COAL AND GAS OVER SUMMER

    Mar 28, 2019

    Growth in wind and solar energy over the past two years has almost entirely replaced the lost output from the Hazelwood power station during summer, a new report says. The latest Green Energy Markets report says renewable energy produced 128% more megawatt hours of electricity than gas and 23% more ...

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    INNOVATIVE BUSINESS CENTRE: CISOLAR 2019 OFFERS NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING SOLAR ENERGY IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

    Mar 27, 2019

    On April 16-18 in Kyiv, will host the main business event of the region in the solar energy field, devoted to latest technology, trends and investments opportunities – CISOLAR 2019, 8th International Solar Energy Conference and Trade Show of Central and Eastern Europe. Today solar energy development...

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    US DOE AWARDS $36 MILLION TO SOLAR-BASED GRID RESILIENCE PROJECTS

    Mar 27, 2019

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected up to $36 million in research projects that will advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the country's grid resilience. While fires, natural disasters, and cyberattacks can cause wide-spread power losses, even temporary disruptions in power quality...

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    HISTORIC CLEAN ENERGY LEGISLATION MOVES FORWARD IN ILLINOIS

    Mar 27, 2019

    The Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) passed through a key House committee yesterday, moving the comprehensive energy legislation a step closer to becoming state law. The House Energy and Environment Committee voted to advance the Clean Energy Jobs Act, sponsored by State Rep. Ann Williams and State Sen....

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    PUERTO RICO 100% RENEWABLES BY 2050, $130M FOR SOLAR RESEARCH, AND MORE

    Mar 27, 2019

    Puerto Rico sets goal for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. The Department of Energy announces $130 million in funding for a solar research project. The Environmental Working Group sees a path to 100 percent renewable energy in the U.S. Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, ...

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    CONTI SOLAR SELECTED TO PROVIDE EPC SERVICES FOR NJR CLEAN ENERGY VENTURES

    Mar 26, 2019

    Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, announced today that it was selected by NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV) to provide EPC services for two commercial solar projects located in Milford and Washington Township, ...

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    10 EUROPEAN CLEANTECH STARTUPS INNOVATING FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

    Mar 26, 2019

    Given that the last five years have been the hottest in recorded history, we’re all concerned about the dramatic impacts that climate change will soon have on our world. Can startups and technology keep up with the pace of global warming? Many are trying, and cleantech has itself become a hot new se...

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    INDIA’S LARGEST CLEAN ENERGY STARTUP RENEW POWER RAISES $375 MN VIA GREEN BOND ISSUE

    Mar 26, 2019

    India’s largest independent power generation company in the renewable energy sector, ReNew Power Limited, has raised yet another round of funding from international investors as it continues to aggressively push to expand its project pipeline. The capital raised through the green bond issue will be ...

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    PLANS EMERGE FOR 500MW SOLAR & STORAGE SITE IN THE UK

    Mar 26, 2019

    Following a number of schemes across Europe, in what is generally referred to as the post-subsidy phase of solar farm deployment, potentially the largest solar (and storage) site has now hit the headlines. The site - located across two sites in the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire regions of Eastern Engla...

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    VISTRA ENERGY SUPPORTS PLAN TO TRANSITION ILLINOIS COAL PLANTS AND REPURPOSE SITES FOR SOLAR AND ENERGY STORAGE

    Mar 26, 2019

    Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) supports legislation to be filed in the Illinois General Assembly by State Senator Michael Hastings and State Representative Luis Arroyo, which the company views as a visionary and comprehensive transition plan for its subsidiaries' central and southern Illinois coal plants...

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    SUNPOWER LED U.S. SOLAR INDUSTRY IN 2018 FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR AS THE NO. 1 COMMERCIAL SOLAR PROVIDER AND A TOP RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PANEL SUPPLIER

    Mar 26, 2019

    While solar adoption in the U.S. ticks upward according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) continues to capture a large share of the distributed generation solar market. In Wood Mackenzie's latest U.S. PV Leaderboard report made available this month, SunPower rema...

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    NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY INITIATIVE MAKES LANSING A LEADER IN 'GOING GREEN

    Mar 25, 2019

    Lansing Mayor Andy Schor announced his plans to purchase 100 percent renewable energy for all City buildings by July 1st. If approved, Lansing will be the first City in Michigan to do so. Schor will propose his 2019-2020 budget on March 25th; In it, he allocated $280,000 for the new initiative. That...

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    MITSUBISHI HITACHI LAUNCHES RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICES PROVIDER

    Mar 25, 2019

    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas (MHPS) has launched Oriden, a renewable energy solutions provider. Oriden – a play on the English word “origin” and the Japanese word “denki” meaning ‘electricity’ – is the start of a new type of power generation organization. Located in Pittsburgh, the orga...

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    DUKE ENERGY FLORIDA ANNOUNCES 3 MORE SOLAR POWER PLANTS, TOTALING 195 MEGAWATTS

    Mar 25, 2019

    Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today announced the locations of its newest universal solar power plants, which will provide cleaner, smarter energy solutions to benefit Florida customers. The Lake Placid Solar Power Plant will be built on 380 acres in Highlands County. The 45-megawatt (MW) plant will con...

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    WIND ENERGY THE KEY IN DRIVE TO ACHIEVE RENEWABLE TARGETS

    Mar 25, 2019

    The Irish government has helped to launch an advertising campaign that will highlight the “central” role of wind energy in tackling climate change. The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) yesterday formally rolled out a national billboard campaign, which it said would focus on the role wind energy ...

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    PREMIUMS AS SUPPORT MEASURE FOR INVESTORS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS IN NORTH MACEDONIA

    Mar 25, 2019

    The North Macedonian market is currently one of the hot spots for investments in renewables in the CEE region. Both the institutional investors and the financiers have shown a great deal of interest in developing new projects, while the Government itself has announced tender awards for projects with...

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    PLAN TO MAKE SCOTLAND A GREEN ENERGY SUPERPOWER, THANKS TO HYDROGEN

    Mar 24, 2019

    A NEW blueprint has been drawn up to turn Scotland into a global powerhouse for green energy – a move which economists and scientists say would be transformative when it comes to the wealth and standing of the nation. The study lays the ground for Scotland to take full advantage of the hydrogen revo...

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    NEW BILLS AIM TO MAKE MARYLAND RELIANT ON RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Mar 24, 2019

    Are more wind farms coming to a Maryland beach near you? This March, environmental activists, energy companies, and Democratic legislators have been pushing for a bill that would increase the state's renewable energy standards to 50 percent by 2030. That standard would rise to 100 percent by 2040, a...

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    WISCONSIN UTILITY TO EXPAND COMMUNITY PV SCHEME WITH 5MW ARRAY

    Mar 22, 2019

    Madison Gas and Electric (MGE) will add a large-scale project to its community PV scheme after the 500kW maiden installation became fully subscribed. The investor-owned utility filed an application this week with Wisconsins Public Service Commission to expand its Shared Solar Programme with a 5MW ar...

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    ITALY'S ENEL PUTS FAITH IN GREEN ENERGY, GRIDS TO POWER GROWTH

    Mar 22, 2019

    Enel, Europe's biggest utility, pledged to grow its green energy and grids business in Italy and the Americas on Thursday as it reported a rise in profits and dividends and stuck to its targets for 2019. The Italian state-controlled utility said its net ordinary profit last year rose 9.5 percent to ...

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    AZURE POWER PUTS OVER 500 MWS OF SOLAR POWER PROJECTS INTO OPERATIONS IN FY19

    Mar 22, 2019

    Azure Power, a leading solar power producer in India, announced it has commissioned a cumulative capacity of over 500 MWs since last fiscal year, bringing the company's total operational portfolio to over 1,400 MWs, one of the largest solar portfolios in India. Over the past three months, Azure Powe...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE U.S. DOUBLED IN THE PAST DECADE — SO WHY IS CLIMATE CHANGE GETTING WORSE

    Mar 22, 2019

    Renewable energy is on the rise — and settle in, because it's only going to keep growing. According to new data, the U.S. has doubled its use of renewable electricity generation between 2008 and 2018. And not only that, but 90 percent of the new renewable energy sources were either wind or solar pow...

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    STATKRAFT LOOKS TO VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS AS RENEWABLE ENERGY DEMAND SURGES

    Mar 21, 2019

    The Norwegian hydro giant Statkraft is looking to a virtual power plant model for expansion across Europe. This month the company confirmed plans for 2 gigawatts of VPP capacity in the U.K. later this year, alongside 12 gigawatts in Germany. State-owned Statkraft said it already manages more than 1 ...

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    IN WHAT WAYS WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ENERGY STORAGE CHANGE THE ENERGY SECTOR

    Mar 21, 2019

    Artificial Intelligence, Energy Storage and the Power Industry: Toward a Smart and Resilient Grid! The global energy industry faces fundamental changes in the way it generates, sells and distributes energy. And some contradictions in the reaction appears. There is strong pressure to improve resilien...

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    THE SUNNYSIDE OF CANNABIS; CANNABIS GROWTH BOOSTS SOLAR MARKET

    Mar 21, 2019

    Investorideas.com, a leading investor news resource covering hemp and cannabis stocks releases the first article in a two part series on how the growing global cannabis market is boosting ancillary markets, including the solar/cleantech industry. Recently MarketsInsider noted, "Marijuana appears to ...

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    EDEN SUSTAINABLE AND AMP CLEAN ENERGY LAUNCH MULTI-MILLION-POUND POST-SUBSIDY SOLAR FUND

    Mar 20, 2019

    Eden Sustainable and AMP Clean Energy have partnered on a new, multi-million-pound post-subsidy solar fund. The duo are to develop and finance a number of post-subsidy solar projects and have already amassed a pipeline of around 30MW, around half of which is pegged as being at an advanced stage. The...

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    CALCOM ENERGY AND BELLA VISTA WATER DISTRICT BUILD SOLAR TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCY

    Mar 20, 2019

    CalCom Energy and Bella Vista Water District announce the completion of a 693-kilowatt solar project to provide clean energy for the utility's use in Redding, CA. The system will advance the district's sustainability efforts, improve resiliency and reduce costs by offsetting electricity used to pump...

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    INDIA'S MEGA RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET TO DRIVE GROWTH OF WIND ENERGY SECTOR: WOODMAC

    Mar 19, 2019

    Aggressive renewable energy target in India and "explosive" growth in the offshore sector are expected to drive a 10-year CAGR of 12.2 per cent in the wind energy sector in Asia Pacific, excluding China, said a report by research group Wood Mackenzie. “Target compliance in India is likely to bifurca...

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    UAE AIMS TO BOOST RENEWABLE PRODUCTION

    Mar 19, 2019

    As Europe struggles to meet its renewable commitments under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the United Arab Emirates is trying to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels and increase green-energy production. The UAE says it has become a West Asian hub for clean energy technology, providing funding to ...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM EXPANDING TO BUSINESSES

    Mar 19, 2019

    Santa Monica residents have been receiving cleaner electricity since February and local businesses soon will too. City Council decided last September abandon Southern California Edison (SCE) in favor of Clean Power Alliance (CPA), a new utility that provides electricity from renewable sources such a...

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    OXFORD PV LANDS £31 MILLION FUNDING FOR PEROVSKITE COMMERCIALISATION PUSH

    Mar 19, 2019

    UK-based perovskite specialist Oxford PV has raised £31 million in a Series D funding round which included participation from a host of global energy companies. In the first portion of its Series D funding, the company saw “major” new investment from Chinese renewables firm Goldwind as well as new f...

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    50.2 GW OF WIND POWER ADDED IN 2018, A 4% INCREASE FROM 2017

    Mar 19, 2019

    50.2GW of new wind power was added globally in 2018, a 4% increase year over year and the third highest annual total on record, according to the Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables “Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q1 2019” report. Commenting on the research, Luke Lewandowski, Wood Mackenzie P...

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    PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR $150 MILLION SOLAR FARM IN MICHIGAN

    Mar 18, 2019

    The River Fork Solar Project will be handled by New York-based energy company Ranger Power. It will encompass between 750 and 1,000 acres of land. According to the Battle Creek Enquirer, the energy from the panels will be connected to the electrical grid through a substation just west of 28 Mile Roa...

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    VERMONT COMPANY DEVELOPS COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT ON BROWNFIELD

    Mar 18, 2019

    Long View Forest and Encore Renewable Energy have commissioned a 745 kilowattpeak community solar array on three acres at the new Long View headquarters and woodyard on Ferry Road in Hartland, Vermont. The project is on a 28-acre remediated “brownfield” property formerly used as a saw mill and lumbe...

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    DAIRYLAND POWER ANNOUNCES NEW SOLAR ENERGY FACILITY

    Mar 18, 2019

    Dairyland Power Cooperative announces a purchase agreement for a major solar energy facility in Jefferson County. The Cooperative is partnering with Ranger Power for the proposed 149 megawatt Badger State Solar Project. Plans are being made to build in the Towns of Jefferson and Oakland in Wisconsin...

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    HVAC COMPANY TRANE GETS INTO SOLAR PV INSTALLATION BUSINESS, DEVELOPS CARPORTS FOR FIVE SCHOOLS IN MASSACHUSETTS

    Mar 18, 2019

    While best recognized as a global leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment and Building Automation Systems, Trane also offers comprehensive energy services providing self-funding energy and cost saving projects to building owners globally. Trane not only provides HVAC equipment, building automation sy...

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    100% RENEWABLE ENERGY REQUIRES ‘A LOT OF GREEN HYDROGEN

    Mar 18, 2019

    The production of so-called green hydrogen from wind and solar electricity is seen as a potential game-changer for the transition to a 100% renewable energy system. But getting there will take some time and some intermediary solutions will be needed, says Daan Peters. Daan Peters is the associate di...

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    NORTH CAROLINA'S SOLAR POWER OUTPUT GREW 36 PERCENT IN 2018

    Mar 15, 2019

    Annual solar energy production in North Carolina jumped 36 percent in 2018, according to the latest government data – firmly placing North Carolina as the No. 2 solar-producing state in the nation. Data (page 54) from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirmed North Carolina's 36 per...

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    LIVINGSTON BECOMES 8TH TOWN IN U.S. TO GO 100% GREEN ENERGY

    Mar 15, 2019

    The Livingston Township Council voted Wednesday night to give PSE&G customers 100% Green Energy for the next sixteen months, a move that has already won them plaudits from a leading state environmentalist and U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair). “Over that time, we will be saving those ratepayers...

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    HANERGY LAUNCHES COUNTRY'S LARGEST THIN-FILM SOLAR POWER INDUSTRIAL PARK IN THE NETHERLANDS

    Mar 14, 2019

    The world's largest thin-film solar power solution company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (00566.HK), marks yet another milestone achievement. On March 13th, the clean enrgy giant has recently officially launched Roodehaan solar park in Groningen, Netherlands, generating power equivalent for 3,500 h...

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    NEW MEXICO SET TO REQUIRE 100% CARBON-FREE ENERGY GENERATION

    Mar 14, 2019

    New Mexico lawmakers passed Senate Bill 489, requiring the state to get 100% of its energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham praised the landmark legislation and is expected to sign the bill. The state is set to join California and Hawaii in approving ambitious renewa...

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    SOLAR HELPS BRISTOL COUNCIL MEET CLIMATE TARGETS TWO YEARS EARLY

    Mar 14, 2019

    Bristol City Council has hit its climate targets two years early, with solar playing a crucial role. The council has reduced carbon emissions from its direct activities by 65%, an aim it initially wanted to achieve by 2020. It’s the second year running that the council has exceeded its carbon target...

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    SPRING STATEMENT: INDUSTRY MIXED OVER ‘WORLD-LEADING’ ENERGY EFFICIENCY PLEDGE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Chancellor Philip Hammond has received mixed feedback from the green economy for his Spring Statement, which included proposals for a new ‘Future Home Standard’. While specific details on the standard have yet to be disclosed, Hammond said it would ensure all new homes are built without fossil fuel ...

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    TAX INCENTIVES ENCOURAGE CLEAN ENERGY FOR BUSINESS

    Mar 14, 2019

    If you’ve been thinking about outfitting your commercial property with rooftop solar panels, now is a good time. The federal government announced tax incentives in its fall economic statement for businesses wanting to adopt clean energy solutions. Bluewater Power CEO Janice McMichael-Dennis said ren...

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    5 GREEN BUILDING TRENDS: ENERGY STORAGE A BIGGER PIECE IN RENEWABLE ENERGY PUZZLE

    Mar 14, 2019

    To be sure, the battery and energy storage industry faces big challenges. Price, performance, capacity and a limited supply of key materials still raise questions about scalabilty. Most experts agree that current technologies for batteries, fuel cells and other energy storage products lack the capac...

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    6SENSE ANNOUNCES SALESFORCE PARDOT INTEGRATION FOR REVENUE TEAMS TO LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE ABM PROGRAMS

    Mar 14, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, extends its relationship with Salesforce to include an all-new integration with Pardot, Salesforce’s marketing automation solution. This integration combines marketing execution from Salesforce Pardot with the time-based predicti...

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    FPL ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR THE LARGEST COMMUNITY SOLAR PROGRAM IN THE U.S

    Mar 13, 2019

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a proposal with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for a new community solar program that would offer FPL customers the opportunity to directly participate in Florida's transformation to a world leader in solar energy. Through this voluntary p...

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    THE GREEN NEW DEAL AS ENERGY JOBS CATALYST: FIVE QUESTIONS WE SHOULD BE ASKING

    Mar 13, 2019

    In February, the Green New Deal (GND) was introduced as a resolution in the US House of Representatives aimed at achieving “net-zero greenhouse gas emissions through a fair and just transition for all communities and workers … to create millions of good, high-wage jobs.” Here are five key questions ...

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    NDP BILL CALLS FOR JOB CREATION THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY PLAN

    Mar 13, 2019

    People aren't afraid enough of climate change, says a Halifax environment and development professor. "I don't think we appreciate what is actually coming," Kate Ervine, a Saint Mary's University professor with expertise in political ecology and carbon markets. Ervine was at the legislature Tuesday t...

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    CRACKING SUGAR'S DNA TO PRODUCE NEW GREEN ENERGY TO POWER THE WORLD

    Mar 13, 2019

    Sugar has long been a source of energy for people, but now scientists believe they are close to unlocking its DNA secrets and harnessing its potential as a green fuel. As demand for the sweet stuff in food takes a tumble, its 'reinvention' as a source of green energy could protect the $2 billion ind...

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    INDIANA TOWN COMMITS TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050

    Mar 12, 2019

    The city council in Evansville, Indiana has adopted a resolution to use 100% renewable energy for city government operations by 2050. According to the Courier & Press, the resolution is a pledge to reduce the city’s carbon footprint and increase residents’ overall health and wellbeing. It urges the ...

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    BRD LENDING 9 MLN EURO TO BACK GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS IN ALBANIA

    Mar 12, 2019

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a 9.0 million euro ($10.1 million) loan to support green energy investment projects in Albania, the EU ambassador to Albania said on Tuesday. The financing for Albania is provided under the EBRD’s 85 million euro Western Balkan...

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    VETIVA, CFAL, AGFWA PARTNER TO FINANCE GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Vetiva Capital Management Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Climate Finance Advisory Limited (CFAL) and the African Guarantee Fund West Africa (AGFWA) on the Green Energy Fund (GEF) Programme. The programme seeks to leverage available public and private sector credit funds t...

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    COMPANY ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR TRANSMITTING IOWA RENEWABLE ENERGY EAST

    Mar 12, 2019

    A development company wants to construct an almost a high voltage underground transmission line to transport wind and solar energy from Mason City to the Chicago area. Direct Connect Development Company will construct the majority of the SOO Green Renewable Rail project along rail owned by the Canad...

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    TPI TO INSTALL 12 MW / 26 MWH ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OECC & THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Today's Power Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc., announced today that it will be deploying two 6MW/13MWh lithium ion energy storage systems (ESS) in the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The systems, which will operate under a long term agreement between Today's Po...

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    ENERGY TOOLBASE INTEGRATES STEM'S INDUSTRY-LEADING AI STORAGE PLATFORM AND EXPERIENCE

    Mar 12, 2019

    Energy Toolbase now includes Stem, Inc., the world leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven energy storage services. This addition gives project developers who use Energy Toolbase the opportunity to design and deploy solar + storage solutions based on Stem's industry-leading energy storage cont...

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    UK TO GET 30% OF ELECTRICITY FROM OFFSHORE WIND BY 2030

    Mar 11, 2019

    The U.K. this month launched a major commitment to renewable energy development, with a pledge to get 30 percent of electricity from offshore wind by 2030. Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry unveiled plans for a joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal that would involve a £40 ...

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    WIND-SOLAR PAIRING CUTS EQUIPMENT COSTS WHILE RAMPING UP OUTPUT

    Mar 11, 2019

    A western Minnesota wind-solar project is among the first of its kind in the country but won’t be the last. A trailblazing wind-solar hybrid project in western Minnesota could be a preview of what’s to come as renewable developers look for new ways to bolster projects. The project, developed and own...

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    PUERTO RICO'S ENERGY FUTURE IS RENEWABLE

    Mar 11, 2019

    When Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, it cut short nearly 3,000 lives, displaced thousands of families, and subjected the commonwealth to the longest energy blackout in U.S. history. This tragedy invited a new vision for Puerto Rico’s battered electric grid, and I hoped that a central tenet o...

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    GGF IMPACT STORIES: HELPING SERBIA INCREASE ENERGY SAVINGS

    Mar 11, 2019

    The Green for Growth Fund (GGF) supports sustainable energy finance and green energy projects through funding, know-how and the tools to succeed in the market. Serbia represents one of the Fund’s largest portfolios and with more than EUR 90 million invested, it is one of the GGF’s biggest success st...

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    MASDAR DISPLAYS 4GW GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS AT SUMMIT

    Mar 10, 2019

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, said that its renewable energy portfolio has grown by 33 per cent over the past year, reaching 4 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy in operation and under development across 25 countries. Speaking at the Intersolar Middle East 2019 conference last week in Abu Dha...

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    SOLAR FARMS IN SPACE COULD BE RENEWABLE ENERGY'S NEXT FRONTIER

    Mar 09, 2019

    As the green energy revolution accelerates, solar farms have become a familiar sight across the nation and around the world. But China is taking solar power to a whole new level. The nation has announced plans to put a solar power station in orbit by 2050, a feat that would make it the first nation ...

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    THAILAND’S RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITIONS

    Mar 09, 2019

    After three years of revision, Thailand recently unveiled its updated power development plan (PDP 2018–2037), which explicitly shows the country’s ambition to embrace renewable energy. PDP 2018–2037 was approved by the National Energy Policy Council on January 24 and is expected to take effect in th...

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    TRUMP SAID TO AGAIN SEEK DEEP CUTS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY FUNDING

    Mar 08, 2019

    The Trump administration is again seeking severe cuts to the U.S. Energy Department division charged with renewable energy and energy efficiency research, according to a department official familiar with the plan. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the Office of Energy Effic...

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    AUSTRALIAN CORPORATE RENEWABLE ENERGY PORTAL HAS 7 GW UP FOR GRABS

    Mar 07, 2019

    As the business case grows for corporates to sign renewable energy power deals, and Australia’s renewable project pipeline expands, the country’s first marketplace has opened for buyers and developers to form perfect power couples. Think of it as Tinder for renewable energy generators and corporates...

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    DNV GL, WIND INDUSTRY PARTNERS TO STAND UP TO RAINDROP DAMAGE

    Mar 07, 2019

    Energy advisory and certification body DNV GL said Tuesday it has teamed up with 10 commercial partners to study the extent of wind turbine blade damage caused by raindrops and determine how best to develop protection systems. Vestas Wind Systems, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørst...

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    NEW MEXICO SENATE PASSES 100% CARBON-FREE ELECTRICITY TARGET

    Mar 07, 2019

    New Mexico has joined the drumbeat of states pushing for a transition to clean electricity. The state Senate passed the Energy Transition Act (SB 489) late Wednesday night in a 32-9 vote. The ETA would impose a "zero carbon" electricity standard on public utilities by 2045. The bill also ramps up in...

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    COMMUNITY SOLAR BOOMS IN ILLINOIS, SPARKING FEARS OF A BUST

    Mar 07, 2019

    When the Illinois Power Authority opened applications for community solar projects in February, the state was flooded with nearly 2 gigawatts' worth of project applications. A few weeks later, the Solar Foundation released a new round of jobs figures that showed Illinois added 1,308 jobs in 2018 alo...

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    AS EXTREME WEATHER FORCES COAL TO FALTER, WHERE WILL RESILIENCE COME FROM

    Mar 07, 2019

    January’s polar vortex renewed Trump administration calls to subsidize uneconomic coal-fired generation to improve grid resilience through on-hand fuel supplies, but reality is disproving this contention — coal is increasingly a grid liability during extreme weather. From bitter cold in North Americ...

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    UK OFFSHORE WIND TO PROVIDE A THIRD OF COUNTRY’S ELECTRICITY BY 2030

    Mar 07, 2019

    The United Kingdom has finally announced the launch of its much-anticipated Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which will see the country’s offshore industry invest at least £250 million so as to ensure offshore wind generates more than 30% of the country’s electricity by 2030. As is discussed here, the UK ...

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    CABINET APPROVES RENEWABLE STATUS FOR LARGE HYDRO POWER PROJECTS

    Mar 07, 2019

    New Delhi: To boost hydro power generation, the government Thursday approved a slew of measures including providing renewable energy status for large hydel projects and new funding provisions. Earlier, hydro projects up to 25 MW capacity were considered as renewables and were eligible for various in...

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    CRISIL PREDICTS RS 1100 BN IN INVESTMENTS FOR WIND CAPACITY ADDITIONS BY 2023

    Mar 07, 2019

    According to numbers recently furnished in a report, India is likely to add 14-16 GW of new wind energy capacity over the next five years (2019-23) at an estimated investment cost of Rs 1100 billion (1.1 lakh crore). Research and rating agency CRISIL has revealed in its, “Execution Headwinds – Viabi...

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    US UTILITIES BUY MORE RENEWABLES, BUT COAL CLOUD LOOMS AHEAD

    Mar 06, 2019

    First, the good news: major US utilities are buying more renewables. As in, lots more. That’s not exactly a shocker so let’s move on to the bad news: more than 300 new coal production projects could go into operation globally between now and 2022, mainly in Australia, India, China, and South Africa....

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    OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE: MAINTENANCE INSPECTION WINDOWS IN GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANTS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Power generation plants cannot tolerate an internal electrical failure that impacts the safety and comfort of their personnel or their end-user customer base. Improved operational reliability and productivity can be achieved. By implementing a condition based maintenance program using Electrical Mai...

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    NEW HAMPSHIRE CONSIDERS OPTIONS FOR BUYING RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR STATE

    Mar 06, 2019

    New Hampshire is preparing to follow the lead of other New England states and create a system for procuring renewable energy on behalf of residents. The New Hampshire Senate has scheduled a vote Thursday on a bill (SB167) to create a commission that would study how the state could acquire long-term ...

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    CHINA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY INSTALLED CAPACITY GREW 12 PERCENT ACROSS ALL SOURCES IN 2018

    Mar 06, 2019

    As of the end of 2018, China’s renewable energy installation capacity had reached 728 GW, an increase of 12 percent from a year earlier, according to statistics released by China’s National Energy Administration. This breaks down into 352 GW (up 2.5 percent) for hydro, 184 GW (up 12.4 percent) for w...

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    STATKRAFT’S LATEST 1GW VIRTUAL POWER PLANT IN THE UK COMBINES RENEWABLES, STORAGE, GAS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Statkraft representatives at the 2016 launch of a battery energy storage project in Germany. Image: Statkraft. Statkraft has partnered with energy & meteo systems to launch a 1GW wind, solar and battery storage virtual power plant in the UK, which it says will further renewables’ penetration into th...

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    DIRECTIVE RANKS #1 IN CLUTCH’S TOP B2B MARKETING SERVICE PROVIDERS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, has recently been honored as the number one B2B marketing and advertising service provider in Los Angeles, according to Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research, ratings and reviews site that identifies leading IT and marketing service provi...

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    MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN JOIN MOVEMENT TO SHIFT TO 100% CARBON-FREE GRID

    Mar 05, 2019

    The 2018 election is already remaking the landscape for state level energy policy. In the past week, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers proposed in his budget to decarbonize the state’s electricity supply by 2050, and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz on Monday released his own call for 100 percent clean elect...

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    US ENERGY STORAGE BROKE RECORDS IN 2018, BUT THE BEST IS YET TO COME

    Mar 05, 2019

    The U.S. energy storage industry delivered record deployments in 2018, driven by a strong fourth quarter for utility-scale projects. But the new achievement for the young industry pales compared to what’s to come: an expected doubling in 2019, followed by a tripling in 2020. Such growth will propel ...

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    BLUEARTH RENEWABLES ACQUIRES 23-MW MIDWEST SOLAR PORTFOLIO

    Mar 05, 2019

    BluEarth Renewables’ United States affiliate has acquired a 22.9 MWac solar portfolio from OneEnergy Renewables, a developer of community and utility-scale solar energy projects in the United States. Known as the Butter Solar portfolio, the projects are located across three states—Wisconsin, Minneso...

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    NV ENERGY OFFERS RENEWABLE ENERGY RATE FOR COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS

    Mar 05, 2019

    Last week, NV Energy filed additional information with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) about the Nevada GreenEnergy Rider (NGR 2.0) that makes available more than a million megawatt hours of renewable energy resources for large commercial customers such as casinos and government ent...

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    FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT WILL BEGIN CONSTRUCTION ON FOUR NEW SOLAR PROJECTS TOTALING 300 MW

    Mar 05, 2019

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced plans to build four new solar power plants this year that are expected to begin powering customers in early 2020: “The construction of four additional solar energy centers is just the latest demonstration of our laser focus on advancing solar energy for ...

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    SIEMENS GAMESA TO SUPPLY 21 MW OF WIND IN CHINA

    Mar 05, 2019

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has agreed a contract to supply six SG 3.4-132 wind turbines with a flexible power rating of 3.65 MW to a wind farm project in Inner Mongolia, China, to be developed by the State Power Investment Corporate (SPIC) of China. This is the first order SGRE received ...

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    HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANIES ACHIEVE 27 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY IN 2018 DESPITE LOSS OF GEOTHERMAL

    Mar 04, 2019

    In late February, Hawaiian Electric Companies announced that they have achieved a consolidated 27 percent renewable portfolio standard in 2018, even with the loss of Hawaii Island’s geothermal resource for most of the year following the Kilauea volcanic eruption. Hawaii has a goal of reaching 100 pe...

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    WIND FARM OPERATORS FIND PATH TO HEDGE AGAINST LOW WINDS

    Mar 04, 2019

    Wind farm operators can’t predict the weather. But they can hedge it. Investment manager Nephila Holdings Ltd. and insurance giant Allianz SE have banded together to offer an insurance policy of sorts to wind farm developers known as a “proxy revenue swap.” It’s a technical way of saying they’re gua...

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    RYSTAD ENERGY: US SHALE PRODUCERS CUT BUDGETS, BOOST OUTPUT

    Mar 03, 2019

    US shale companies expect to deliver an average of 15% growth in oil production in 2019 vs. 2018. At the same time, operators say they will cut capital spending by 5% this year. Rystad Energy has analyzed the recently released earnings reports for the fourth quarter of 2018 from 45 US operators, whi...

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    GLOBAL SMART SOLAR MARKET INSIGHTS 2019 – ABB, ITRON, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, SENSUS USA, URBAN GREEN ENERGY (UGE) INTERNATIONAL

    Mar 03, 2019

    The Market Research Store report is a collective informative report that goes through the fundamental characteristics of the Market Research Store, essential to be understood by the client including an expert or even a layman. The “Smart Solar” report put strong focus over some of the significant se...

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    UK LOCAL AUTHORITY TO PRODUCE ALL ELECTRICITY FROM SOLAR

    Mar 01, 2019

    Two large-scale solar farms are set to make Warrington Borough Council the first local authority in the UK to produce all its own electricity from clean energy. Solar and storage company GRIDSERVE is to build the solar farms in a deal worth more than £60m. They will be the biggest to be built in the...

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    UKRAINE REACHES 1.33 GW OF INSTALLED SOLAR POWER

    Mar 01, 2019

    In 2018, newly deployed PV capacity in the eastern European country totaled 645 MW. Demand is mainly driven by large-scale projects under the FIT scheme, but residential solar under net metering is also providing a significant contribution. Solar energy saw a record in new PV additions in 2018 with ...


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    SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY TO PROHIBIT RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN KEY DESERT AREAS

    Mar 01, 2019

    Developers will no longer be allowed to develop large renewable energy projects in certain areas of the San Bernardino County desert. After a five-hour public hearing Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to prohibit utility-oriented renewable energy development in rural zones and the...


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    KAZAKHSTAN ADDS NEW SOLAR PLANT TO GROWING RENEWABLES CAPACITY

    Mar 01, 2019

    The SES Saran solar power plant entered commercial operation in late January in Saran, in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan, an area long known for its coal production. Government officials said the plant is part of the country’s “go green” movement, with a commitment to renewable energy as outline...


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    DEWA TO INSTALL SOLAR PANELS IN 10% OF UAE NATIONALS’ HOMES IN DUBAI TO SUPPORT 50-YEAR CHARTER

    Mar 01, 2019

    Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the Eight Principles of Governance and the 50-Year Charter, launched by Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Moh...


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    GE TO MARKET MEGA TURBINES FOR OFFSHORE WIND FARMS IN JAPAN

    Mar 01, 2019

    Nikkei reported that General Electric will step up marketing of mega turbines for offshore wind farms in Japan, looking to gain a foothold in the nascent sector here as the company shifts away from fossil-fuel energy. GE plans to sell the Haliade-X wind turbine, which boasts an industry-leading capa...


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    EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES ARE ENERGY’S RICE AND BEANS

    Mar 01, 2019

    The Green New Deal is capturing the attention of many Americans. Global warming is accepted by 97 percent of all scientists as scientific truth. The impacts are happening faster than we thought, but our public policy and our way of living haven’t caught up with the facts. We seem hungry for a soluti...


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    SOUTHERN SKY RENEWABLE ENERGY AND WARWICK TURN ON NEW ARRAY

    Mar 01, 2019

    Warwick, RI Southern Sky Renewable Energy RI and the city flipped the switch on the city’s second solar array. The array on West Shore Rd. hosts 2,628 panels that are now producing 1 MW of electricity, contributing to the city’s portfolio of renewable energy. In October, a 6.3 MW solar array on Kilv...


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    STATKRAFT SEEKS TO REDUCE STAKES IN ITS SWEDISH WIND FARMS

    Feb 28, 2019

    Norway’s Statkraft, a major European producer of renewable energy, is seeking to reduce its stakes in four fully-owned Swedish wind farms to 51 percent and would invest in new projects in the country, the chief executive said on Thursday. Selling some of its ownership in the wind farms, whose produc...


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    SOLAR + WIND MET NEARLY 9% OF U.S. POWER DEMAND IN 2018

    Feb 28, 2019

    Solar output grew 25% and met 2.4% of all U.S. electric demand last year. But despite dramatic gains in emerging markets, only California, Nevada and Hawaii are meeting more than 10% of demand with in-state solar. Each year in February, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administrati...

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    ALINTA AND VESTAS PARTNER TO BUILD WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST WIND FARM

    Feb 28, 2019

    Vestas has received a 214 MW wind power order from the leading Australian utility Alinta Energy for the Yandin Wind Farm in Western Australia. Once built, the wind farm will be the state’s largest renewable power plant, providing affordable renewable energy to more than 200,000 homes. Located approx...


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    FIGURES SHOW RECORD RENEWABLE SUPPLIES AS COAL DECLINE CONTINUES

    Feb 28, 2019

    Renewable power rose to record highs last year, supplying well over a quarter of the UK’s electricity, as coal continued to decline, official figures show. Wind, solar, bioenergy and hydropower accounted for 27.5% of electricity supplies in 2018, up from 23.7% in 2017, the provisional figures from t...


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    2018 SAW 51.3 GIGAWATTS OF NEW WIND ADDED GLOBALLY

    Feb 27, 2019

    The global wind industry added a total of 51.3 gigawatts (GW) of new wind capacity in 2018 according to figures published by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) on Tuesday, a decrease of 3.6% over 2017 but with a slight growth in the offshore wind market. The Global Wind Energy Council has been dr...

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    RHODE ISLAND APPROVES VINEYARD WIND PROJECT

    Feb 27, 2019

    The offer to compensate Rhode Island fishermen harmed by the latest offshore wind project was disliked by just about everyone in the packed auditorium, but the deal was ultimately approved for fear it might slip away. “We’ve been backed into a corner. Is there a way out of it? No,” said Grant Moore,...


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    CLOUDVISIT PREDICTS WIND-POWER PRODUCTION TO DOUBLE BY 2027

    Feb 27, 2019

    MRO company CloudVisit says it has foreseen a milestone: the day when wind power would lead in global energy production. Global wind production is projected to double by 2027, and major companies such as Google and Amazon have already installed notable wind projects, supporting the viability and pro...


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    COLOMBIA FAILS TO AWARD RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS DESPITE APPETITE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Colombia on Tuesday failed to award 23 energy generation and commercialization contracts in its first renewable energy tender, because the results would have violated antitrust rules, the energy ministry said. The government received proposals from 27 local and international companies to participate...


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    RISEN ENERGY BREAKS GROUND ON 117MW MEXICAN SOLAR PLANT

    Feb 27, 2019

    Risen Energy has broken ground on a 117MW Mexican solar project, marking the solar panel maker’s entry into build-out phase. Risen Energy stated that the solar plant could generate nearly 269,068MWh of green electricity to Mexico every year. After conducting detailed field analysis and survey, the c...

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    FLOATING SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT TO BE INSTALLED AT KRUONIS PUMPED-STORAGE PLANT IN LITHUANIA

    Feb 27, 2019

    The Lithuanian Business Support Agency (LSBA) has granted €235,000 (US$267,500) to support development of an experimental floating solar photovoltaic power plant at the existing 900-MW Kruonis pumped-storage hydroelectric plant in Lithuania. The floating solar plant will be developed by Lithuanian s...


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    DECLARATION CALLS FOR MORE OCEAN-BASED RENEWABLES

    Feb 27, 2019

    On 19 February the Belgian government organised a major international conference on ‘Climate Change and Oceans Preservation.’ Over 500 participants from the worlds of policy, technology and industry attended. The Belgian government asked WindEurope to run the panel on the happy co-existence of ocean...


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    GLOBAL OIL PLOWS BILLIONS INTO SOLAR & ENERGY STORAGE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Global oil companies are plowing billions of dollars per year into solar and into energy storage, as more nations seek to switch their energy sources away from fossil fuels. In only 5 out of 15 acquisition deals done in solar over the past two years, over $8 billion was spent, according to an analys...

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    US-INCUBATED SOLAR TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES AT HANWHA FACTORY IN MALAYSIA

    Feb 26, 2019

    Massachusetts-based 1366 Technologies announced Tuesday it is partnering with Hanwha Q Cells on a factory in Malaysia, which will be the first factory to produce 1366's proprietary solar wafers. The wafer manufacturer originally planned to open a plant in the U.S., after receiving $17 million in gra...

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    ALBERTA VOWS THAT RENEWABLE ENERGY WILL MAKE UP 30% OF POWER GRID BY 2030

    Feb 26, 2019

    In an effort to provide greater investment certainty, The Alberta government has released more details about its plan to have renewable power make up 30 per cent of electricity generation in Alberta by 2030. In an effort to provide greater investment certainty, the Alberta government has released mo...

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    BLOOMBERG-BACKED ACCELERATOR TO HELP CITIES MEET RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS

    Feb 26, 2019

    The Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) collaborated to launch a program to help cities generate more than 2.8 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity and decarbonize their e...

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    GREAT WALL MOTOR BETS BIG ON HYDROGEN FUEL CELL VEHICLES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Great Wall Motor Co Ltd, one of the country's largest SUV and pickup manufacturers, is making hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles a new focus for its business, expecting it to become a vital sector in the long term, according to a senior company executive. The company's first fuel cell model based ...

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    BURNED BY RUSSIA, POLAND TURNS TO U.S. FOR NATURAL GAS AND ENERGY SECURITY

    Feb 26, 2019

    Gargantuan tankers pull into this port on the Baltic Sea twice a month, ferrying liquid natural gas from producers in Qatar, Norway and, increasingly, the United States. The fuel will help light and heat millions of Polish homes, while gradually cutting the country’s dependence on coal. This fuel is...

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    SOLAR ENERGY INCENTIVES BILL MOVES FORWARD

    Feb 26, 2019

    The Maine House gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill that would rewrite the state’s solar energy policies, including by reviving incentives that allow homeowners to receive credits for excess electricity. With a 93-48 vote, the House took a step toward restoring the “net metering” or “net energy ...


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    RENEWABLE ENERGY GROUP TOTAL EREN AGREES TO BUY NOVENERGIA

    Feb 26, 2019

    French renewable energy company Total Eren has agreed to buy NovEnergia Holding Company, a power producer which Total Eren said was worth more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion). Total Eren said NovEnergia had a diversified portfolio of wind, solar and mini-hydro power plants representing a total n...


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    SOUTH AFRICA’S RENEWABLE ENERGY LANDSCAPE

    Feb 26, 2019

    Did you know Independent Power Producers were the first to produce electricity in South Africa with Kimberley switching on its first street lights in 1882? The first power stations were built in the late 1890s to supply electricity to the gold mining industry, and by 1915 four thermal power stations...


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    NEW YORK SOLAR ADVOCATES USE GREEN NEW DEAL TO EMPHASIZE MILLION SOLAR STRONG CAMPAIGN

    Feb 26, 2019

    As Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature consider renewable energy proposals that will reduce the state’s reliance on fossil fuels, address climate change, reduce energy bills while creating new jobs, solar advocates on Tuesday are launching a day of action to get leaders behind the M...

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    BEHIND-THE-METER ENERGY STORAGE SURGES AHEAD OF UTILITY-OPERATED BATTERIES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Behind-the-meter (BTM) energy storage on-site options that allow energy customers to store capacity for use as needed surged in 2018. In fact, for the first time, customer-operated BTM storage surpassed front-of-meter capacity (operated by electric providers) in the second quarter of 2018. Multiple ...

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    HOW NEMSA PUSHES RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH, CERTIFIES 18 FIRMS

    Feb 26, 2019

    The quest for clean, sustainable and uninterrupted energy sources is further gaining momentum in the Nigerian power sector as the Federal Government throws its weight behind the concept and more indigenous firms are beginning to show up in the process. Pushing the growth of renewable energy projects...


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    KYOCERA AND LO3 ENERGY TO DEMONSTRATE BLOCKCHAIN-MANAGED VIRTUAL POWER PLANT

    Feb 26, 2019

    Kyocera Corporation and New York-based LO3 Energy Inc. have formed a joint project to test the feasibility of a blockchain-managed virtual power plant (VPP) utilizing a peer-to-peer distributed consensus network. Peer-to-peer systems connect computers equally through a network. On a peer-to-peer ene...


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    AMERICAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION TAPS IOWA STATE LEGISLATOR TO LEAD POLICY IN MIDWEST AND PLAINS

    Feb 26, 2019

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) recently announced that it hired Jeff Danielson as its new Central Region Director. Danielson will lead AWEA’s state policy advocacy efforts across the Midwestern and Plains states. Before joining AWEA, Danielson served as an Iowa State Senator for 15 year...

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    POLAND TO INVEST IN SOLAR PANELS AS POWER PRICES RISE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Poland expects its power capacity to increase by at least 200 megawatts (MW) annually in coming years thanks to planned incentives for smaller electricity consumers to invest in solar panels, the entrepreneurship and technology minister said. Most electricity produced and used in Poland comes from a...


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    THE CASE FOR SOLAR ENERGY IN LONDON

    Feb 25, 2019

    A Labour member of the London Assembly makes the case for going solar. Like most people, I was disappointed at Ofgem’s recent announcement that energy bills will rise by £120 for millions of households, despite the government’s energy price cap coming into force. The rise will be hugely concerning, ...


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    CANADIAN FIRM SWITCHES SULAIMANI TO SOLAR ENERGY

    Feb 25, 2019

    A Canadian company is in the Kurdistan Region to work on two projects using solar panels to generate electricity for the province of Sulaimani. The projects aim to initially light up the main streets in the city and then, if successful, be used to supply electricity to schools, hospitals, mosques, a...


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    DESPITE UTILITY PRESSURE, PURPA HAS CONTINUED TO DIVERSIFY THE ENERGY MARKET 40 YEARS STRONG

    Feb 25, 2019

    The Public Utilities Regulation Policies Act, or PURPA, has been a catalyst for utility-scale solar and other alternative energy projects since its inception and passage 40 years ago. In 2017, PURPA projects accounted for approximately 2,000 of the 4,500 MW of solar energy production added in the Un...

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    NOTICEABLE SAVINGS WITH DISCREET ROOF-INTEGRATED SOLAR TILES

    Feb 25, 2019

    During construction of his new home in San Antonio, Texas (US), John Bedingfield decided he wanted to include a solar system that would reduce his utility bill and allow him to generate his own clean energy. He needed a system that would both conform to the community’s strict building standards and ...

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    KWH ANALYTICS STRUCTURES SOLAR REVENUE PUTS ON $500 MILLION OF SOLAR ASSETS

    Feb 25, 2019

    kWh Analytics announced it has structured its Solar Revenue Put credit enhancement on over $500 million of solar assets. Rapid adoption of the Solar Revenue Put highlights kWh Analytics’ usage of data analytics and financial innovation to successfully lower the cost of solar. With the Solar Revenue ...

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    LINCOLN GAP WIND FARM ENERGISED

    Feb 25, 2019

    Nexif Energy has taken the next step towards renewable power production at the Lincoln Gap Wind Farm, following the successful energisation of the main substation. By powering up more than eight kilometres of overhead power lines and substation, the facility can now begin commissioning the project's...

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    ENERGY TRANSITION: OIL & GAS TAXES TO FUND SOLAR

    Feb 25, 2019

    A law has been introduced to the New Mexico House of Representatives which would require 1% of state severance taxes to be used toward investment in renewable energy. Let’s take a moment to sit down and discuss everybody’s favorite topic in the world, the very topic that led to the foundation of thi...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH IN USA TO CONTINUE IN 2019, SAYS DELOITTE

    Feb 24, 2019

    According to Deloitte, the fundamental drivers of renewable energy growth last year are likely to continue this year in the US. Deloitte’s report – ‘2019 renewable energy industry outlook’ – informed that 2018 was a resilient year in the US. It gained ground in spite of uncertainty regarding the fed...

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    SOLAR PANELS OF SWISS INSOLIGHT ACHIEVE EFFICIENCY OF 29%

    Feb 22, 2019

    The pre-production solar panels of Swiss R&D company Insolight SA have achieved an efficiency of 29% in real-life conditions, the company says. "Over the last two years, our team has brought the product from a lab prototype to a full-size solar panel, connected to the grid and monitored 24/7. Our s...

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    SCOTLAND'S EMEC WINS LEASE EXTENSION FOR TIDAL ENERGY TEST SITE

    Feb 22, 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has granted the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) an extension until 2040 of its lease for the Fall of Warness tidal energy test site in Orkney, Scotland. The particular site is located off Eday, one of Orkney’s northern isles, and gives marine energy developers access to ei...

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    SPAIN’S HOLALUZ GROWS REVENUES, CUSTOMER BASE IN FY 2018

    Feb 22, 2019

    Spanish utility Holaluz posted revenues of EUR 180 million (USD 204.1m) and positive earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) in 2018, underpinned by the 65% increase of the customer base. Holaluz, a company that sources its electricity from renewables, said Wednesday ...

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    EUROPE'S ANNUAL WIND DEPLOYMENTS DROP 32% IN 2018

    Feb 22, 2019

    The European wind industry brought online 11.7 GW of fresh wind power capacity in 2018, down 32% in annual terms, statistics by WindEurope showed on Thursday. A total of 8.6 GW of onshore and 2.65 GW of offshore wind turbines became operational in the past year, which also saw the decommissioning of...

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    PE FIRM EQUISTONE TO BUY SOLAR INDUSTRY SUPPLIER RENA

    Feb 21, 2019

    Mid-market private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe has agreed to buy a majority stake in the RENA group, a German wet chemical processing specialist that serves various industries including the solar power sector. The agreed transaction will also see RENA’s management team and CEO Peter Schnei...

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    MCCARTHY BEGINS WORK ON THREE SILICON RANCH SOLAR PROJECTS IN MISSISSIPPI TOTALING 81 MW

    Feb 21, 2019

    McCarthy Building Companies recently began construction on three solar projects in Meridian, Mississippi. Meridian I and II are part of a 6-MWdc solar project located on 38 acres of the Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian in Lauderdale County. Meridian III is a 75-MWdc solar project on approximately 65...

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    ABUNDANT ENERGY BUILDS FOUR COMMUNITY SOLAR FARMS IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

    Feb 21, 2019

    Abundant Energy has constructed four community solar farms to be administered by Ampion for the Greater Rochester area. The sites will power roughly 1,400 homes, delivering up to a 10% savings on their total electricity costs. Subscriptions are now available to RG&E customers, who can enroll at Thos...

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    STANDARD SOLAR ACQUIRES 27-MW SOLAR PORTFOLIO ACROSS RHODE ISLAND, NEW YORK

    Feb 21, 2019

    Standard Solar, a solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of solar electric systems nationwide, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire 27 MW of distributed generation (DG) solar projects in New York and Rhode Island from Freepoint Solar. Standard Solar will engine...

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    CONSUMERS ENERGY PLANS TO DEVELOP THIRD SOLAR PLANT IN CADILLAC, MICHIGAN

    Feb 21, 2019

    Consumers Energy announced that it plans to develop its third solar power plant in Cadillac, building on its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity. “Consumers Energy is taking a stand for our planet with our Clean Energy Plan that includes over 40% of our ener...

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    WHAT’S NEW IN WAKE-EFFECT RESEARCH FOR WIND FARMS

    Feb 21, 2019

    Size matters when optimizing for wind-turbine production. Taller towers with longer blades typically capture greater, stronger winds for power generation. However, turbine size is only one important feature of a successful wind farm. Siting and turbine placement at a wind site is also critical. And ...

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    FIRST SOLAR IS SITTING PRETTY

    Feb 21, 2019

    The thin film PV maker reported solid year-end 2018 results, with future bookings extending out four years and the fourth of five Series 6 factories already online. There are those who say that given the ongoing ability of Chinese manufacturers to keep cutting costs for crystalline silicon, that no ...

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    SOLAR FOR LOW-INCOME OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

    Feb 21, 2019

    The Low Income Energy Issues Forum has released a new report focused on improving the availability and benefits of community solar for financially-limited customers. The working group identified five different models that can be used to join different ways to best open community solar to customers o...

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    BP ENERGY OUTLOOK PREDICTS RENEWABLE ENERGY WILL BE DOMINANT BY 2040

    Feb 20, 2019

    Global oil major BP published its annual Energy Outlook last week and predicted that renewable energy will become the dominant global source of power generation by 2040 at the same time as energy demand increases by around a third, driven primarily by rapid growth in Asia. BP’s annual Energy Outlook...

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    LG SOLAR PANELS USED IN NET-ZERO HOME TRADE SHOW INSTALLATION

    Feb 20, 2019

    Solar panels from LG Electronics are delivering high-performance energy savings to The New American Remodel (TNAR), the official show home of the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this week. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named LG Electronics USA official partner for t...

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    VIRGINIA LAWMAKERS CLEAR PATH FOR ELECTRIC CO-OPS TO EXPAND SOLAR

    Feb 20, 2019

    Electric cooperative customers in Virginia can expand their solar footprint now that both chambers of the General Assembly have passed legislation. The measure will become law with the expected signature of Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam. Up until now, the cumulative installed capacity of net meterin...

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    SELF-CONSUMPTION IS THE CORNERSTONE OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC REVOLUTION

    Feb 20, 2019

    The opinion held by majorityof the public is that the self-consumption of electricity is beneficial for consumers and the electrical system in general. Thanks to the outreach of organizations such as UNEF and APPA, self-consumption has a good public image. The proposal for a new Royal Decree to regu...

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    UTILITY SCALE SOLAR PRICING INCHES UP

    Feb 20, 2019

    LevelTen Energy’s Q4 PPA price index saw a sight increase in the price of utility scale solar power purchase agreements, except for the Southwest Power Pool which saw a healthy chunk of inexpensive projects come online. The United States market saw power purchase agreements (PPA) prices increase by ...

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    NEW 29% EFFICIENT SOLAR PANEL COMBINES SPACE-GRADE PV CELLS WITH CONCENTRATED GLASS COVER

    Feb 19, 2019

    Swiss company Insolight has reached 29% efficiency for its unique solar panel, as verified by the Solar Energy Institute of the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (IES-UPM). Its patented optical system concentrates light onto an array of tiny space-grade multi-junction PV cells. Compared to tradition...

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    PIONEER CALIFORNIA SOLAR COMPANY SUN LIGHT & POWER INSTALLS 905-KW SYSTEM FOR SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Feb 19, 2019

    California’s pioneer solar company Sun Light & Power has successfully completed the installation of a 905-kWp solar array atop the new long-term parking garage at San Francisco International Airport. Sun Light & Power worked with SFO, Nibbi Brothers General Contractors and solar panel manufacturer R...

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    RENEWABLE INFRASTRUCTURE RIDES HIGH ON GREEN INCOME DEMAND

    Feb 19, 2019

    Renewable Infrastructure Group (TRIG) is planning its first capital raising in two years as the £1.4 billion alternative income fund seeks to take advantage of positive investor sentiment for its high yield and contribution to a more sustainable world. The Guernsey-based investment company, which ge...

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    CONSULTATION STARTS ON GIANT ANGUS SOLAR FARM PROPOSAL

    Feb 19, 2019

    A community consultation has started as renewable energy giant Lightsource BP prepares to create a giant Angus solar farm. Energy firm Lightsource BP said the development would provide enough power for 14,621 households and be the equivalent of taking more than 3,916 large family cars off the road. ...

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    21 NEW YORK UNIVERSITIES FORM RENEWABLE ENERGY PURCHASING CONSORTIUM

    Feb 18, 2019

    21 public and private universities in the state of New York have banded together to create the New York Campuses’ Aggregate Renewable Energy Solutions consortium (NYCARES), which seeks to lower financial barriers to renewable energy procurement through combined purchases. The consortium plans to con...

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    TRINA DELIVERS MODULES TO PETROSOLAR’S 20MW PV PROJECT IN THE PHILIPPINES

    Feb 18, 2019

    China-based PV manufacturer Trina Solar has delivered modules to a 20.4MW solar project being developed by PetroSolar Corp in the Philippines. Trina delivered 61,200 of its Tallmax TSM PD14A modules, manufactured at the company’s Changzhou factory in China, to the Tarlac-2 Solar Power Project (TSPP-...

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    SUNPIN, DIRECT ENERGY INK PPA FOR 75-MW PV PARK IN CALIFORNIA

    Feb 18, 2019

    US solar developer Sunpin Holdings LLC will sell the output of its 74.8-MW ColGreen North Shore Power Plant in California to a North American unit of UK’s Centrica plc (LON:CNA). Sunpin has signed a structured power purchase agreement (PPA) with Direct Energy, the latter said on Friday. This is one ...

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    SEAMADE CONSULTS WAVES GROUP ON OFFSHORE WIND FARMS

    Feb 18, 2019

    Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services for the construction of two Belgian sector offshore wind farms, Mermaid and Seastar. "We are currently providing Marine Warranty Surveyor services for the installation of foundations, inf...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT IN OREGON WILL COMBINE WIND, SOLAR, & STORAGE

    Feb 16, 2019

    A consortium composed of Portland General Electric and NextEra Energy will construct and operate a new renewable energy facility in eastern Oregon. Dubbed the Wheatland Renewable Energy Facility, it will feature 120 wind turbines capable of producing 300 megawatts of electricity in addition to 50 me...

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    SHELL ACQUIRES SONNEN TO EXPAND CLEAN ENERGY OFFERINGS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Shell has agreed to acquire 100% of sonnen, a leader in smart energy storage systems and innovative energy services for households. This follows an investment by Shell in May 2018 and means that, post regulatory approval and completion, sonnen will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell.

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    CHINA BLOCKS NEW SOLAR IN 3 NW REGIONS AMID OVERCAPACITY FEARS

    Feb 15, 2019

    China’s energy regulator will block new solar power projects in far western Gansu, Xinjiang and Tibet this year after the regions reached their capacity limits, it said in a notice late on Thursday. China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) declared a “red alert” in the three regions, making use ...

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    FORT COLLINS ELECTRICITY PROVIDER PLANS NEW SOLAR FACILITY WITH BATTERY STORAGE

    Feb 14, 2019

    Platte River Power Authority will add 20 megawatts of solar power with battery storage to Rawhide Energy Station near Wellington as soon as early 2020. The new solar facility will join 30 megawatts of existing solar power capacity at Rawhide. It will also include 2 megawatt-hours of battery storage,...

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    SPRAGUE ENERGY INSTALLS FLEXIBLE THIN FILM SOLAR PANELS ON ITS OIL STORAGE TANKS

    Feb 14, 2019

    What do you do if you want solar panels to help power your business but all your assets are round with curved tops? If you are Sprague Energy, you allow Picktricity, a Massachusetts-based installer of flexible thin film solar panels to glue them to the top of your storage tanks. The first panels wer...

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    PANASONIC ADDS 10 NEW SOLAR COMPANIES TO ITS PREMIUM INSTALLER PROGRAM

    Feb 14, 2019

    Panasonic Solar Group announced its cross-country expansion of the Panasonic Residential Solar Installer program with the addition of 10 Premium installers located across Panasonic’s three main regions. Over the past six months, Panasonic has promoted more than 16 installers across the country to pr...

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    ENCORE RENEWABLE ENERGY ADDS ROOFTOP SOLAR TO UVM MEDICAL CENTER IN VERMONT

    Feb 14, 2019

    Encore Renewable Energy announced the commissioning of a 198-kW solar array on the roof of the UVM Medical Center on Holly Court in Williston, Vermont. The project began generating solar electricity in December 2018. UVM Medical Center will receive net metering credits at a discount, along with a st...

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    CHINESE CITY WANTS 700 MW OF NEW SOLAR WITHIN TWO YEARS

    Feb 14, 2019

    The capital city of pollution-blighted Zhejiang province has announced an ambitious clean air policy in the wake of Beijing’s call for local governments, big lenders and power companies to pull out the stops to restart the solar revolution. With more than 1 GW of installed PV capacity already, the C...

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    PINE GATE RENEWABLES CONNECTS 570-MW SOLAR TRACKER SITE IN SOUTH CAROLINA

    Feb 13, 2019

    Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer, owner, and operator, energized its Peony solar project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, last week. Peony is a 57-MW site spanning 334 acres. It can generate more than 97,400 MWh per year, equivalent to powering over 9,300 homes. Pr...

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    ELEVEN EU STATES ALREADY MET 2020 RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGET: EUROSTAT

    Feb 13, 2019

    The European Union produced 17.5 percent of its power needs from renewable sources in 2017, while 11 of the bloc's 28 members had already achieved a 2020 goal of 20 percent or more, the latest data released by Eurostat showed. Renewables, such as wind, solar and hydro power, accounted for 17 percent...

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    PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC, NEXTERA ENERGY TO BUILD FIRST MAJOR U.S. ENERGY FACILITY INCORPORATING SOLAR, STORAGE AND WIND

    Feb 13, 2019

    Portland General Electric Company and NextEra Energy Resources announced plans to construct a new energy facility in Eastern Oregon combining 300 MW of wind generation with 50 MW of solar generation and 30 MW of battery storage. The new project, called the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility, will ...

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    PINE GATE RENEWABLES, NARENCO, RPCS COMPLETE 57-MW SOLAR TRACKING PROJECT IN SOUTH CAROLINA

    Feb 12, 2019

    Pine Gate Renewables energized its Peony solar project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, last week. Peony is a 57-MW site spanning 334 acres. Project partner NARENCO helped install the 175,000 tracker panels on the site. The site features DuraTrack HZ v3 single-axis solar trackers by Array Techn...

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    CAN OFFSHORE ENERGY REPLACE A FAILING NUCLEAR INDUSTRY?

    Feb 12, 2019

    The world's largest offshore wind farm off the Yorkshire coast is to supply its first power to the UK electricity grid this week. Could it fill the gap left by a failing nuclear industry? When fully operational next year, Hornsey One will be the largest wind farm in the world. Its 174 Siemens 7MW tu...

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    MANUFACTURING NOT IMMUNE FROM US SOLAR JOBS DECLINE

    Feb 12, 2019

    Employment in the US solar sector declined by 8,000 in 2018, or around 3.2%, according to the latest Solar Jobs Census. Overall, solar jobs totalled 242,000, down from around 250,000 in 2017. Losses were largest in California (-9,576) and Massachusetts (-1,320) with Florida (+1,769) and Illinois (+1...

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    RESEARCHERS DEVELOP FLAGS THAT GENERATE ENERGY FROM WIND AND SUN

    Feb 11, 2019

    Scientists have created flags that can generate electrical energy using wind and solar power. The novel wind and solar energy-harvesting flags have been developed using flexible piezoelectric strips and flexible photovoltaic cells. Piezoelectric strips allow the flag to generate power through moveme...

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    PICKTRICITY INSTALLS 87.5 KW OF THIN-FILM SOLAR ON PETROLEUM HOLDING TANK

    Feb 11, 2019

    Picktricity, a Massachusetts-based installer of thin-film solar panels, originally approached Sprague Operating Resources, a distributor of refined petroleum products and natural gas, to apply the adhesive solar panels to one of Sprague’s tanks in South Portland, Maine, in 2017. Sprague, a pioneer i...

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    PPA-BACKED SOLAR ROLL-OUT SEES £20 MILLION PLEDGE IN THE UK

    Feb 11, 2019

    NESF and Zestec have joined forces for the development of a commercial portfolio in the U.K. NESF provides the capital, which will be refinanced through the proprietary PPA model by Zestec. U.K.-based solar asset manager Zestec, and the U.K.’s largest solar fund NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) have ent...

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    GRENERGY TO BUILD ANOTHER 30 MW OF PV IN CHILE

    Feb 11, 2019

    The Spanish company has agreed with the Canadian CarbonFree the sale and construction of four new solar plants in Chile worth $33 million. Grenergy announced Monday to the Mercado Alternativo Bursátil (MAB), a sub-market of Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, the Spanish company that deals with the organiz...

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    DUKE ENERGY RENEWABLES BUYS 100-MW LAPETUS SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT IN TEXAS

    Feb 08, 2019

    7X Energy announced the sale of the 100-MW Lapetus Solar Energy Project in Andrews County, Texas to Duke Energy Renewables. 7X, the original owner and developer, will transition the last stages of development of the solar project to Duke Energy, which also will manage construction and serve as the l...

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    AMERESCO DEVELOPS 110-KW ROOFTOP SOLAR PROJECT AT RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

    Feb 07, 2019

    Ameresco, energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced the completion of its latest collaboration with Rhode Island College to install a 110.9-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system on the rooftop of Donovan Dining Center. The $300,000 project is expected to save the college more than $231,0...

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    GREEN NEW DEAL BILL AIMS TO MOVE US TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY, NET-ZERO EMISSIONS

    Feb 07, 2019

    On Thursday morning, NPR posted a bill drafted by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) advocating for a Green New Deal that is, a public works bill aimed at employing Americans and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the face of climate change. The House bill opens by citing two recent cl...

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    NEW RESEARCH PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON ENTERPRISE CONTENT MARKETING IN 2019

    Feb 07, 2019

    With thousands of employees, working across multiple brands, products lines, offices and silos, enterprise marketers face unique content marketing challenges, yet many are scoring wins year after year. That’s according to the findings in the Content Marketing Institute’s new research report, Enterpr...

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    UK LOW CARBON ECONOMY GREW IN 2017 DESPITE CONTINUED SOLAR, ONSHORE WIND CONTRACTIONS

    Feb 01, 2019

    The low carbon and renewables economy posted strong growth in 2017, but onshore wind and solar PV continued to be beset by a retraction of government support. Earlier this week the government’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its final results of the low carbon and renewable energy (LC...

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    MEXICO CANCELS FOURTH ENERGY AUCTION

    Feb 01, 2019

    After being “temporarily suspended” in early December, Mexico’s fourth long-term auction has now been canceled for good. The Mexican government said the cancellation of the procurement exercise was made in compliance with the current legal framework, and with technical, economic and energy planning ...

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    NINE LAWS THAT HELPED NEVADA SOLAR APPLICATIONS GROW 450%

    Feb 01, 2019

    NV Energy’s recently released Renewable Generations report showed that solar power interconnection applications increased by 450% in 2018 versus 2017, with half of the systems applied for installed as well. The state of Nevada is seeing action both big and small in the solar industry. In 2018, we sa...

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    INDIANA UTILITY NIPSCO INKS DEVELOPMENT DEALS FOR 800 MW OF WIND

    Feb 01, 2019

    Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of US utility NiSource Inc (NYSE:NI), has agreed with three separate project developers to add about 800 MW of new wind power capacity in Indiana by late 2020. NIPSCO, which looks to become coal-free by 2028, has entered into an agre...

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    SUNGROW SHIPS 200 MW OF 1,500-V CENTRAL INVERTERS TO TECHREN-2 SOLAR PROJECT

    Jan 31, 2019

    Sungrow announced it recently supplied its 1,500-V turnkey central inverter solution to Techren-2, a 200-MW solar project in Nevada. The project is expected to be grid-connected by the end of 2019 and creates hundreds of jobs for the local community. The project is in an arid high plateau which can ...

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    GERMANY INSTALLED ALMOST 3 GW OF SOLAR IN 2018

    Jan 31, 2019

    PV demand grew 68% year-on-year from the level seen in 2017 as Germany’s cumulative installed solar generation capacity reached 45.92 GW. Germany’s Federal Network Agency the Bundesnetagentur has reported 2,960 MW of newly installed PV capacity was added in Germany last year, with 376.5 MW added in...

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    ARRAY TECHNOLOGIES STARTS 30TH YEAR IN SOLAR PROMOTING SMARTRACK TO OPTIMIZE BIFACIAL PV PRODUCTION

    Jan 31, 2019

    Along the many ups and downs of the solar coaster, Array Technologies trackers have stood the test of time as 2019 marks the company’s 30th anniversary. “When I started in the solar industry over 30 years ago, I dreamed about the growth and development that this industry would go through,” said foun...

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    CONTI SOLAR REACHES 650 MEGAWATTS OF SOLAR PROJECTS

    Jan 30, 2019

    The national solar engineering, procurement, construction, energy storage and O&M company, Conti Solar, recently announced it has completed or started 650 megawatts (MW) of solar projects since it began operations in 2004. Of the completed projects, several of the recent highlights are the 21 MW Rho...

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    HUGE SOLAR AND BATTERY STORAGE PROJECTS PROPOSED FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

    Jan 30, 2019

    Two new massive solar and battery storage projects have been proposed for South Australia, continuing the momentum in new investment that will likely see the state produce the equivalent of 100 per cent of its electricity needs through wind and solar as early s 2025.

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    “SUN IN A BOX”: A NEW WAY TO STORE RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR THE GRID

    Jan 30, 2019

    Delivering solar- or wind-generated power on demand, the system, which uses molten silicon, should be cheaper than other leading options. MIT engineers have developed a conceptual design for a system to store renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, and deliver that energy back into an electr...

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    E.ON FINALLY BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON ANNOUNCED 100-MW WEST OF THE PECOS SOLAR PROJECT

    Jan 30, 2019

    E.ON announced it has started construction on its West of the Pecos solar project, located in Reeves County, Texas. The 100-MWac project is expected to come online in December 2019 and consists of more than 350,000 photovoltaic panels built over a 670-acre area. E.ON expects approximately 300 jobs w...

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    GAMECHANGE SOLAR SURPASSES 4 GW OF TOTAL DEPLOYED SOLAR

    Jan 30, 2019

    GameChange Solar announced that it has surpassed 4 GW in sales over the past four years. The total includes over 1 GW of trackers, which saw a 500% growth rate in 2018. GameChange has become a growing solar structure and tracker company in the US market due to a focus on cost reduction, faster insta...

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    APA SOLAR RACKING UNVEILS NEW 3-RAIL RACKING SYSTEM

    Jan 30, 2019

    APA Solar Racking launched its proprietary three-rail TITAN Series Racking System, which features an asymmetrical clamping design. APA has worked the past several years with structural engineers, professional engineering firms and installers to develop a solar racking system that is both highly opti...

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    SOLAR INSTALLER SIRC TO BUY ROOFING BUSINESS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    Jan 29, 2019

    US solar and roofing installer Solar Integrated Roofing Corporation (OTCMKTS:SIRC) plans to acquire a “well-established” sector player in South Orange County to grow its footprint in Southern California. SIRC’s CEO David Massey said in a statement on Tuesday that the company has entered into a lette...

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    ONYX INSIGHT SUPPORTS DIGITISATION OF WIND ENERGY O&M

    Jan 29, 2019

    Onyx InSight has provided fieldPRO software to ERG Germany to support the digitisation of wind energy operations and maintenance (O&M) practices across a portfolio of 17 wind farms, totalling 117 turbines. ERG Germany is currently using the fieldPRO cloud software platform to manage inspections acr...

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    LATIN AMERICAN SOLAR DEVELOPER ATLAS RENEWABLE ENERGY TARGETS BRAZIL

    Jan 29, 2019

    Atlas Renewable Energy has recently added Brazil to its portfolio of Latin American investment countries, with the start-up of the 67.1 megawatt São Pedro solar plant in Bom Jesus da Lapa, state of Bahia. Already holding a 1.2 gigawatt solar portfolio in Latin America, the second-largest in the regi...

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    US EIA ANNUAL ENERGY OUTLOOK WILDLY MISSES THE MARK, AGAIN

    Jan 29, 2019

    The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has often come under fire for its outlooks, both short- and long-term, as it has repeatedly under-represented the growing role of renewable energy technologies in the future energy mix, and with its recently-published Annual Energy Outlook 2019 the EIA ...

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    TWO NEW PIVOT ENERGY COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS NOW ONLINE IN DENVER

    Jan 29, 2019

    Pivot Energy announced that two community solar gardens have come online in Denver at S*Park, a mixed-use development in RiNO, and Stanley Marketplace, a community focused marketplace in Stapleton. In addition to providing solar bill credits to tenants of both buildings, the rooftop solar arrays wil...

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    CALIFORNIA SOLAR AND STORAGE DEVELOPMENT COULD BE WAY BIGGER IF GROUPS WOULD RESOLVE FIVE ISSUES, SAYS CALSSA

    Jan 29, 2019

    The California Solar and Storage Association (CALSSA) released a white paper detailing barriers that prevent customer-sited solar and storage from maximizing its potential as a grid resource. The white paper describes opportunities for distributed resources to provide value to the electric grid and ...

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    OCTOPUS MAKES FIRST STRIDES INTO ENERGY NETWORKS SECTOR WITH ECLIPSE POWER INVESTMENT

    Jan 28, 2019

    Octopus Investments has made a multi-million-pound investment in independent Distribution Network Operator (IDNO) Eclipse Power, marking its maiden investment in the networks sector. Octopus, which is already the largest asset holder of UK solar farms and is the parent company of challenger supplier...

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    US LEADS AS THE VOLUME OF CORPORATE CLEAN ENERGY BOUGHT SMASHES RECORD

    Jan 28, 2019

    Companies in the United States accounted for more than 60% of the clean energy deals signed by corporations worldwide last year, according to BloombergNEF. A proposed renewable portfolio standard for Chinese business, though, could turn the picture upside down in a year’s time. Analysts at Bloomberg...

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    JORDAN SUSPENDS RENEWABLES AUCTIONS, NEW LICENSES FOR PROJECTS OVER 1 MW

    Jan 28, 2019

    Auctions and new licenses will be suspended until the Jordanian government has assessed the capabilities of its power network. Jordan’s Energy, Water and Environment Association (EDAMA) has revealed the government earlier this month suspended all bids and tenders for energy generation projects until...

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    TRIMARK LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE FOR UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR PRODUCERS

    Jan 28, 2019

    Trimark Associates, a provider of metering, SCADA and energy storage technology solutions for the electric power industry, announced the launch of its newly designed and updated website. The website features intuitive navigation, enhanced functionality and enriched content. “Our new website content ...

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    KUYKENDALL SOLAR CORPORATION ADDS 21-KW ROOFTOP SOLAR ARRAY TO OAKLAND CHARTER ACADEMY

    Jan 25, 2019

    The future is bright at Oakland Charter Academy as solar panels were installed on the roof of their school by Kuykendall Solar Corporation. This 21.122-kW solar power system is expected to offset approximately 33% of its annual electricity consumption. “Our system had its final inspection this week ...

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    RANGER POWER TO INSTALL SOLAR FARM IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN

    Jan 24, 2019

    The Shiawassee County Planning Commission in Michigan unanimously approved Ranger Power’s Special Use Permit request for the Assembly Solar Project, a proposed $250 million solar farm in Hazelton and Venice Townships that will create hundreds of jobs. This is the final step in the zoning approval pr...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY STOCKS WILL SOAR AS PRODUCTION COSTS DROP

    Jan 24, 2019

    Something that Paul Mampilly and I discuss frequently when we talk about investments is the emergence of “new world” companies. These are the disruptors the companies that not only thrive in their industry, but also transform the way we live. The example that I brought up recently was Amazon, which ...

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    REPORT SIGNALS RENEWABLE ENERGY BOOM IN MENA REGION

    Jan 24, 2019

    The capacity of photovoltaic plants installed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has almost quadrupled in 2018 compared to the previous year. According to Ecofin news agency, 3.6 GW of photovoltaic contracts have been awarded last year against 1 GW in 2017. Some of the plants have bee...

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    FOREFRONT POWER COMPLETES 27 MW OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY SOLAR

    Jan 23, 2019

    ForeFront Power announced that the company’s first community solar projects in New York are now operational and providing clean, renewable electricity to subscribers across National Grid and Rochester Gas & Electric (RG&E) service territories. The nine projects, representing 27 MW of capacity, are t...

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    RENEWABLES IN BRITAIN TO OVERTAKE FOSSIL FUELS BY 2020

    Jan 23, 2019

    Renewable electricity is on track to overtake fossil fuels to become the dominant source of electricity generation in Britain by 2020 according to a new report from British power analysts EnAppSys. EnAppSys published its annual market review and forecast earlier this month in which it outlined power...

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    SIEMENS GAMESA LAUNCHES SG 10.0-193 DD OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE

    Jan 23, 2019

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE, Zamudio, Spain) has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. Based on its experience since establishing the world’s first offshore wind park in 1991, the newest wind turbine in the SGRE offshore portfolio builds on five gen...

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    BUDGET 2019: INDUSTRY EXPECTATIONS IN THE SOLAR POWER SECTOR

    Jan 23, 2019

    The Indian solar energy sector has mixed expectations from the upcoming union budget. While a majority of industry stakeholders anticipate tax reduction, better rate of interest, subsidies for developers in the Union Budget 2019-20, others do not expect mega announcements with general elections arou...

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    ENERGY FROM OFFSHORE WIND COULD BE STORED BELOW THE SEABED

    Jan 22, 2019

    Scientists at the universities of Strathclyde and Edinburgh believe rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production. In a paper in Nature Energy, Dr Julien Mouli-Castillo of the school of geosciences at Edinburgh University described a t...

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    HOW FREE MARKETS ARE EMBRACING RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jan 22, 2019

    The recent decision to confirm Santiago in Chile as the host for the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference is fitting and significant. Chile has clearly demonstrated how a market economy can transition the balance of its electricity mix from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It is also one of the most l...

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    STATKRAFT SIGNS RENEWABLE ENERGY PPA FOR LARGE INDUSTRIAL CONSUMERS IN IBERIA

    Jan 22, 2019

    Spanish energy sourcing platform Fortia Energia has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Norwegian renewables firm Statkraft for power supply to large industrial customers in Spain and Portugal, mainly from Statkraft's wind and solar portfolio.In total, Statkraft will supply 3,000GWh...

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    GREEN STREET POWER PARTNERS DEVELOPS 5-MW MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY SOLAR ARRAY

    Jan 17, 2019

    Green Street Power Partners (GSPP), a commercial solar developer, owner and operator, has completed construction on a 5-MW ground-mounted community solar project in Boxborough, MA. All of the power is being sold to project partner Littleton Electric Light & Water Departments (LELWD), and it already ...

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    PINE GATE RENEWABLES COMPLETES 57-MW PEONY SOLAR PROJECT IN SOUTH CAROLINA

    Jan 16, 2019

    Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer, owner, and operator, energized its Peony Solar project in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. Sitting on 334 acres, Peony is a 57-MW site and can generate more than 97,400 MWh per year. Project partner NARENCO helped install the 175,000 ...

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    FPL PLANS TO INSTALL 30 MILLION SOLAR PANELS IN FLORIDA BY 2030

    Jan 16, 2019

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced a groundbreaking “30-by-30” plan to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030 to make the state of Florida a world leader in the production of solar energy. FPL has secured solar sites throughout the state, which will allow the company to continu...

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    WESTERN SYDNEY SUBURBS ADD SOLAR PANELS AS ENERGY COSTS BITE

    Jan 15, 2019

    Solar’s hot year in 2018 doesn’t look to be cooling down with new research showing more than 230,000 Sydney households are hoping to install rooftop solar this year. Residents of outer-suburban areas who live in detached houses and are mindful of their hip pockets are more likely to take up the tec...

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    STANDARD INDUSTRIES LAUNCHES GAF ENERGY TO ASSIST HOMEOWNERS BUYING A NEW ROOF TO ALSO BUY SOLAR

    Jan 15, 2019

    Standard Industries, the world’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, announced the launch of GAF Energy, a new company that aims to revolutionize the adoption of rooftop solar for everyday consumers. Working in partnership with GAF, a Standard Industries company and the largest roofing a...

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    SOLAR WOLF ENERGY ADDS 5-MW ARRAY TO NEW HAMPSHIRE VEGETABLE FARM

    Jan 15, 2019

    Solar Wolf Energy, a nationwide solar panel and system installer based out of Central Massachusetts, announced that they’ve agreed to construct and commission a 5-MW agricultural solar farm in Concord, New Hampshire. The system will be built on 15 acres of land at Lewis Farm in Concord. The owners o...

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    NAUTILUS SOLAR ACQUIRES 3-MW COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT IN DEVELOPMENT IN RHODE ISLAND

    Jan 15, 2019

    Nautilus Solar Energy has acquired a 3-MW community solar development from ISM Solar Development, a developer of large commercial and utility-scale solar projects. The project is qualified under Rhode Island’s emerging community solar program. Construction is targeted for completion during the first...

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    LONGI SOLAR PANELS ADDED TO SUNNOVA’S APPROVED VENDOR LIST

    Jan 15, 2019

    LONGi Solar has been added to the approved vendor list of Sunnova Energy. Through this new partnership, Sunnova’s network of local installers can offer LONGi’s 60-cell LR6-60PB family of black-on-black modules with power density up to 315 W to residential customers across the United States. Before b...

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    NEW CALIFORNIA LAW AMPS UP SOLAR CONSUMER PROTECTION

    Jan 14, 2019

    California homeowners now enjoy new rights under a new law championed by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The intent of Assembly Bill 1070 is to protect consumers looking to invest in solar power while discouraging unethical practices from the dishon...

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    SAUDI TO PRODUCE 60 GW OF RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2030, SAYS OFFICIAL

    Jan 14, 2019

    Saudi Arabia aims to produce 60 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030, according to a senior official in the kingdom. Speaking to the UAE’s state news agency, WAM, Dr Khalid bin Saleh Al Sultan, president of the King Abdullah Atomic and Renewable Energy City, said that the country is looking to gene...

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    STUDY: RENEWABLE ENERGY SUBSIDIES COSTLY TO TAXPAYERS, BENEFIT BIG COMPANIES

    Jan 14, 2019

    The federal production tax credit for wind energy producers has cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in revenues while benefiting just a few large corporations, says a new study by the Texas Public Policy Foundation. The federal production tax credit (PTC) for wind energy producers has cost ...

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    CHINA MAKES GREAT STRIDES IN ENERGY TRANSFORMATION

    Jan 14, 2019

    China is making great efforts in transforming its energy structure, topping other countries in the growth of renewable energy. By the end of 2018, China's renewable energy generating capacity had reached 650 million kilowatts, up by 14 percent year-on-year. A total of 1.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of ...

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    CLEAN ENERGY GRANT REVERSAL MAY LEAVE INDUSTRY CAUTIOUS

    Jan 14, 2019

    Renewable energy developers using tax credits to finance projects may now have to rethink how they fund future projects. A Jan. 7 Federal Claims Court decision sided with the Treasury Department and ordered a wind energy developer to pay back $5.63 million in grants in lieu of tax credits, an inflat...

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    SPAIN BRINGS RENEWABLE ENERGY TO STATE-OWNED PARADORES

    Jan 11, 2019

    Many of Spain’s Paradores a chain of state-owned, luxury hotels are ancient castles and monasteries that have been around for, well, forever. But the country is embracing the future by introducing renewable energy at all 97 locations. The country announced that, beginning on the first of January, ...

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    REPORT REVEALS RACIAL DISPARITY IN U.S. ROOFTOP SOLAR DEPLOYMENT

    Jan 11, 2019

    Although the popularity of rooftop solar panels has skyrocketed because of their benefits to consumers and the environment, the deployment has predominantly occurred in white neighborhoods, even after controlling for household income and home ownership, according to a study by researchers from Tufts...

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    SIEMENS GAMESA SECURES EUR 900M GREEN GUARANTEE LINE IN SPAIN

    Jan 11, 2019

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (BME:SGRE) announced today it has secured a EUR-900-million (USD 1bn) green guarantee line with Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA (NYSE:BBVA), or BBVA. This the inaugural deal under BBVA's s new sustainable transactional product linked to the United Nation...

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    DATA CENTERS ENERGY CONSUMPTION MAKE A STRONG CASE FOR SOLAR

    Jan 11, 2019

    A recent report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current rate, the atmosphere will warm up by as much as 2.7 degrees above preindustrial levels by 2040. Fortunately, many companies that generate huge amounts of ...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY ON A CROWDED AGENDA A CAPITOL

    Jan 11, 2019

    Expanding renewable energy has very broad support from the public, but advancing it faces a pushback from groups that would be economically hurt and by a legislative agenda that will be crammed with other important issues, from education to transportation funding and gun legislation. "There's a lot ...

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    AS COST OF RENEWABLE ENERGY DROPS, FOCUS SHIFTS TO DEVELOPING ANCILLARY STORAGE INDUSTRY

    Jan 10, 2019

    With the cost of renewable energy coming down and the market potential expanding, an ancillary industry for storage is the need of the hour, said P.C. Maithani, Advisor, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy. Speaking at the 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Energy Storage, EV & Microgrids...

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    OPELIKA TAKES STEP TOWARD RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jan 10, 2019

    An agreement between the city of Opelika and the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority will help harness and use excess energy. Mayor Gary Fuller requested that the city participate in the Small Renewable Behind-the-Meter Generation Rider SRG-2011 program, which allows the Alabama Municipal Electric ...

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    SPAIN PROPOSES TRADING IN NUCLEAR PERMITS FOR OTHERS IN RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jan 10, 2019

    A couple of months ago the Spanish Government announced that it would not prolong the useful life of any of the nuclear plants in Spain beyond 40 years, so that it would prioritise the closure of plants of this period. Precisely to incentivise the closure of these plants, it has proposed giving the ...

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    CHINA LAUNCHES SUBSIDY-FREE SOLAR, WIND POWER AFTER PROJECT COSTS FALL

    Jan 10, 2019

    China will launch a series of subsidy-free wind and solar projects this year to take advantage of a rapid fall in construction costs since 2012 and tackle a gaping payment backlog, the country's top planning agency said on Thursday. Last year, the government was forced to suspend all new subsidised...

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    35% OF MOROCCAN ELECTRICITY CAME FROM RENEWABLE SOURCES IN 2018

    Jan 10, 2019

    Rabat Morocco produced 35 percent of its electricity output from renewable energy sources by the end of 2018 with an installed capacity of about 3,000 megawatts, Minister of Energy, Mining, and Sustainable Development Aziz Rabbah said Wednesday in Rabat at the ministry’s media day. The kingdom aims ...

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    WIND DEAL MAY ALLOW HOLY CROSS ENERGY TO REACH RENEWABLES GOAL EARLY

    Jan 09, 2019

    Holy Cross Energy may reach its goal of providing 70 percent renewable energy nine years ahead of schedule. In a deal with Denver-based energy wholesaler Guzman Energy, the Glenwood Springs-based HCE will develop a new wind farm to serve the Rocky Mountain region and bringing the electric cooperativ...

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    WEC ENERGY ACQUIRES 80% STAKE IN COYOTE RIDGE WINDFARM

    Jan 09, 2019

    US-based WEC Energy Group has bought an 80% stake in Coyote Ridge windfarm from Avangrid Renewables. WEC Energy Group paid $145m for the project interest and all related tax benefits. Located in Brookings County, South Dakota, Coyote Ridge windfarm is currently under development and will be operated...

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    COMMISSION APPROVES LARGEST CLEAN ENERGY INVESTMENT IN NEVADA HISTORY

    Jan 08, 2019

    The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) last month approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring 1001 MW of new renewable energy projects to Nevada, including, for the first time, 100 MW of battery storage capacity. Three of the projects will be located in northern Nevada ...

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    A GOOD YEAR FOR GREEN ENERGY HELPS SCOTLAND CLOSE IN ON RENEWABLES TARGET

    Jan 08, 2019

    The Scottish Government aims to generate half of Scotland’s overall energy consumption from renewable sources by 2030. Data for 2017 published yesterday show the equivalent of 70.1% of gross electricity consumption came from renewable sources, a substantial rise on the 54.4% recorded in 2016.

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    RPCS AND GENPRO ENERGY PARTNER FOR 209-KW SOLAR PROJECT ON NEBRASKA FILL SITE

    Jan 08, 2019

    RPCS, GenPro Energy Solutions and the City of Atkinson, Nebraska, have partnered to build a 209-kW solar array on a city-owned site formerly used for fill a place where soil, trees and debris were brought then covered with dirt. Due to the nature of the site, project construction initially saw parti...

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    IOWA PRIVATE UNIVERSITY POWERS ON 1.1-MW SOLAR+STORAGE SYSTEM

    Jan 08, 2019

    Maharishi University of Management’s new solar power plant powered up for the first time Mid-December. The solar-plus-storage facility incorporates both single-axis tracking and vanadium-flow battery energy storage. Designed and installed by Ideal Energy, it is the first system of its kind in the Mi...

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    GOVERNMENT PROPOSES NEW SMART EXPORT GUARANTEE FOR SUPPLIERS AND SMALL-SCALE RENEWABLES

    Jan 08, 2019

    The government has unveiled proposals to introduce a new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ (SEG) for small-scale renewables, legislating for large suppliers to essentially purchase green power exported to the grid. Designed to replace the current export tariff which closes to new applicants from 31 March 201...

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    XCEL WANTS TO EXPAND GREEN ENERGY 'RENEWABLE CONNECT' PROGRAM

    Jan 08, 2019

    Xcel Energy plans to more than triple the size of a program that allows its customers to have their energy consumption credited to renewable sources. The expansion of Xcel's "Renewable Connect" program is aimed partly at corporations and governments that want specifically earmarked renewable power f...

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    SUNPIN SOLAR DEVELOPING 30-MW PV PROJECT IN ILLINOIS

    Jan 07, 2019

    The city of Greenville, Illinois, has signed an option and lease agreement California solar developer Sunpin Solar for the community’s first solar project. The solar site, directly north of I-70, is approximately 70 miles south of Springfield, Illinois. This 150-acre site will host an approximate 30...

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    TOUGH TEXAS MARKET CONDITIONS DEFIED AS 42MWH BATTERY SYSTEM COMES ONLINE

    Jan 07, 2019

    While market opportunities for energy storage in Texas are considered to be limited, the largest battery project in the state so far, a 42MWh system, has just come online. Texas has no capacity market payment mechanism, utilities are not allowed to own storage due to competition rules as it is still...

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    MACEDONIA UTILITY TO BUILD SOLAR PLANT ON FORMER COAL MINE

    Jan 07, 2019

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a €5.9 million loan to Macedonian state-owned electricity company ELEM to build a large-scale solar power plant on the site of a former lignite coal mine. The new solar plant is ELEM’s first and will be the largest in the count...

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    ROOFTOP SOLAR CURTAILMENT TO EASE WITH REFOCUSED HAWAII ENERGY CONTRACTS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Hawaiian electric utilities have been forcefully de-linking residential rooftop solar generators at peak hours for several years, but the installation-discouraging practice may fade as refocused utility-scale solar+storage contracts come into effect. Beyond Hawaii, these new contract types, which sh...

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    GREEN ENERGY SUPPLIERS GRANTED TEMPORARY PRICE CAP DEROGATIONS

    Jan 07, 2019

    A trio of green energy firms has been granted temporary derogations from the energy price cap, allowing them to charge above the determined limit on standard variable tariffs (SVTs). Good Energy, Ecotricity, and Green Energy all had electricity tariffs temporarily exempted from the price cap owing t...

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    FRENCH FIRM TO BUILD 40MW SOLAR PLANT IN ELDORET

    Jan 06, 2019

    Kenya-based French solar firm Alten Africa has picked compatriot renewable energy firm Voltalia to build its 40-megawatt (MW) solar plant in Eldoret. Alten said Voltalia it already started construction at the Uasin Gishu project last December. “Alten Africa ratifies the choice of Voltalia to execute...

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    2018 WAS A “FULCRUM YEAR” FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE US

    Jan 05, 2019

    Donald Trump can huff and puff until he is blue in the face about the wonders of burning coal to make electricity, but experts in the field of renewable energy tell Inside Climate News that 2018 was a “fulcrum year” for energy generation in the United States. The old paradigm that has been in place ...

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    RENEWABLES, LED BY WIND, PROVIDED MORE POWER THAN COAL IN GERMANY IN 2018

    Jan 04, 2019

    According to the Fraunhofer Institute, Germany's renewable power sector produced more electricity than coal in 2018 for the first time ever, with renewables providing 40 percent of the year's produced electricity and coal providing 38 percent. Of course, "renewables" include an aggregate of differen...

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    FIVE ALIVE FOR 800MW NY OFFSHORE WIND CALL

    Jan 04, 2019

    Five developers including a number of joint ventures have signalled their intent to take part in New York’s debut offshore wind solicitation for around 800MW of capacity. The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority said in a tweet that Equinor has indicated its interest. The Norwegian...

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    SOLAR PLUS STORAGE FOR A DIME IN HAWAII

    Jan 04, 2019

    The various utility subsidiaries of Hawaiian Electric Industries have submitted bids to state regulators for seven solar plus storage projects totaling 262 MWac of solar and 1,024 MWh of energy storage, with power purchase agreement prices ranging from 8-12¢/kWh. In 2015 Hawaii passed legislation re...

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    A LITTLE BIT OF GRID DATA GOES A LONG SOLAR POWER WAY

    Jan 03, 2019

    NREL has found that pre-applications for systems 500 kWAC and greater in Massachusetts were correlated with a 24% increase in interconnection service agreements approved although complexities make proof of causation difficult. In most places, in order to gain greater insight into the electricity tra...

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    NEW YORK’S SOLAR FOR ALL PROGRAM WILL AWARD NO-COST COMMUNITY SOLAR TO 10,000 LOW INCOME RESIDENTS

    Jan 03, 2019

    In a bid to reduce the energy costs for low-income New York households, while also helping to increase access to renewable energy for both renters and homeowners alike, the state is enabling no-cost community solar for up to 10,000 residents. In early December, the New York State Energy Research and...

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    FIRST POWER PRODUCED BY DANISH OFFSHORE WINDFARM

    Jan 03, 2019

    First power was produced by what will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3 in late December. When Horns Rev 3 is in full operation later in the first half of 2019, its 49 turbines will increase annual Danish electricity generation from wind energy by about 12%. The 8.3-MW turbines ar...

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    JOHN HANCOCK TAKES EQUITY INTEREST IN 413-MW PINE GATE RENEWABLES SOLAR PORTFOLIO

    Jan 03, 2019

    Pine Gate Renewables has entered into a partnership with John Hancock to own and manage 413 megawatts across 35 solar facilities in North Carolina, South Carolina and Oregon. Pine Gate Renewables a national utility-scale solar developer, owner and operator will continue to operate and provide asset ...

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    NTR SECURES COMMITMENTS OF €229M FOR SECOND RENEWABLE ENERGY FUND

    Jan 03, 2019

    Ireland-based renewables investor NTR has attracted investment commitments in the region of €229m for the second round of its renewable energy fund. NTR’s Renewable Energy Income Fund II is targeting €500m worth of investment, having already secured €145m in the first phase. The new sum of committed...

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    IN 2018, HAWAII MADE BIG PROGRESS ON PATH TO 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Jan 03, 2019

    Utility Hawaiian Electric, whose subsidiaries include Maui Electric and Hawaii Electric Light, says progress on renewable energy continued to help drive the transformation of the Hawaiian Electric companies in 2018. In the 10 years since the creation of the state’s Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, th...

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    WIND & SOLAR POWER COULD REPLACE COAL IN TEXAS, FINDS NEW STUDY

    Jan 02, 2019

    A new study from Rice University on the growing role of wind and solar electricity in powering Texas has been attracting widespread attention. John B. Billingsley, CEO for two of the state’s premier renewable power developers, says that the study underscores the critical importance of renewable ener...

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    THIN-FILM PV COMPANY SUNFLARE READIES PRODUCTION BOOST WITH BIG EQUIPMENT PURCHASE ORDER

    Jan 02, 2019

    Thin-film PV could be on the upswing in the U.S. residential solar sector. Swedish solar energy company Midsummer has received an order from Sunflare for equipment for the production of thin film solar cells worth over $7 million. The production equipment will be installed at a new solar panel facto...

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    CALIFORNIA’S VINEYARDS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW TO DESIGN, DEVELOP WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY FOCUS

    Jan 02, 2019

    With opening a few months away, The Vineyards already is generating anticipation as Southern California’s newest upscale and pedestrian-friendly shopping and entertainment center. What’s more, The Vineyards will also feature some of the region’s latest and most sustainable operating systems and eco-...

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    BIOGAS MARKET TO SEE INCREDIBLE GROWTH DURING 2015 – 2023

    Jan 02, 2019

    Biogas is a combination of various gases that are generated through anaerobic digestion, fermentation, or other processes. It is primarily generated using waste products from the agricultural industry, sewage or edible waste, plant and industrial waste, and municipal garbage collection. Biogas commo...

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    US ON CUSP OF UNPRECEDENTED SOLAR BOOM

    Jan 02, 2019

    U.S. developers have applied to build 139 GWac of large-scale solar projects in the territory of six grid operators around five times what is currently online across the country and that figure doesn’t even cover the entire United States. By any metric, we are looking at an unprecedented boom in sol...

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    2018 FARM BILL INCLUDES KEY RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM

    Dec 27, 2018

    The Department of Agriculture’s renewable energy grant and loan programs are pulled together under an initiative called REAP for Rural Energy for America Program. REAP got its start in 2008 as an iteration of the agency’s Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program. That prog...

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    U.S. THIN-FILM SOLAR PANEL COMPANY SUNFLARE WILL EXPAND ITS CHINESE MANUFACTURING FACILITY WITH NEW EQUIPMENT

    Dec 27, 2018

    Swedish solar energy company Midsummer has received an order from Sunflare for equipment for the production of thin-film solar cells worth over $7 million. The production equipment will be installed at a new solar panel factory in China, which will open next year. Production of the equipment begins ...

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    WHILE GIANTS SLEEP, NEW PLAYERS WILL REALISE THEIR SOLAR DREAMS IN 2019

    Dec 27, 2018

    The total volume of annual solar power deployment will increase by 18% in 2019, according to the market research firm IHS Markit. The firm expects 123GW to be installed during the New Year. That growth is in spite of the brakes being placed on the world’s two biggest markets, the U.S. and China. In ...

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    EL PASO ELECTRIC TO DIVERSIFY MIX WITH SOLAR AND STORAGE, MAYBE WIND

    Dec 27, 2018

    El Paso Electric (NYSE:EE) on Wednesday said it will contract 200 MW of solar and 100 MW of battery storage capacity, and also unveiled plans to buy additional wind and solar power to further diversify its mix. The utility, operating in Texas and southern New Mexico, held a competitive bidding proce...

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    BP WIND SELLS 430-MW TEXAS PORTFOLIO TO ARES

    Dec 26, 2018

    Funds managed by affiliates of Ares Management Corp (NYSE: ARES) have acquired a 430-MW portfolio of wind projects in Texas from BP Wind Energy, a unit of UK oil major BP plc (LON: BP). The deal was announced by BP on Friday as part of the latter’s restructuring programme through which it seeks to o...

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    ORMAT ADOPTS HYBRID SOLAR+GEOTHERMAL TECH

    Dec 26, 2018

    Ormat Technologies, the world leader in geothermal energy, is once again going hybrid, adding solar energy to geothermal plants to raise efficiency and to boost income from the energy off-taker, Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA). The 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar installation will ...

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    NEW VESTAS WIND INSTALLATION TO BE TALLEST IN THE U.S.

    Dec 26, 2018

    Vestas has received an order for 56 V136-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6-MW Power Optimized Mode for an undisclosed wind project in the U.S. The project will be the tallest in the United States. Deploying taller towers unlocks new and previously unharnessed wind resource areas, and further increas...

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    CALIFORNIA WILL BECOME THE FIRST STATE TO REQUIRE SOLAR PANELS ON NEW HOUSES

    Dec 26, 2018

    Beginning in 2020, newly built homes and multi-family residences in California that are up to three stories high must have rooftop solar panels or connect to shared solar systems. The rule, first passed as a measure by the California Energy Commission in May, secured the approval of the Building Sta...

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    COHEN: LONG ISLAND CAN BE A CLEAN ENERGY LEADER FOR THE NATION

    Dec 26, 2018

    No one who lives in a coastal area like Long Island can afford to ignore our changing climate. From southeastern hurricanes to California wildfires, extreme weather is becoming the norm. The good news is that we already have a roadmap to a better future. The clean energy economy we have developed on...

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    ROOF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC INSTALLATION MARKET SCRUTINIZED IN NEW RESEARCH

    Dec 26, 2018

    This study presents the Roof Solar Photovoltaic Installation production, revenue, market share, and growth rate for each key company, and also covers the breakdown data (production, consumption, revenue and market share) by regions, type and applications; history breakdown data from 2014 to 2019, an...

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    CLEAN ENERGY YEAR IN REVIEW 2018: REVERSING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ROLLBACKS

    Dec 24, 2018

    Many of us learned in high school about Newton’s third law of physics: for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. 2018 was a lesson in physics: the Trump administration’s furious assault on pollution protections has, in turn, catalyzed a powerful and growing movement that is pushing ...

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    NORTH WALES ENERGY FIRM BACKS SOLAR POWER TO GO SOLO

    Dec 24, 2018

    David Jones, managing director of Hafod Renewables, said it’s time for solar energy to pay its own way and he has backed the Government decision to scrap their subsidies for solar power. The government has said households that install solar panels in the future will be expected to give away unused c...

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    SHETLAND COUNCIL EYEING UP WHAT WOULD BE UK’S LARGEST RENEWABLE HYDROGEN PROJECT

    Dec 24, 2018

    The idea of turning surplus energy from a wind farm in Shetland into hydrogen to use for heating and transport is being explored leading to hopes that it could kick-start other local renewable operators into doing the same. The plans, led by the Shetland Island Council’s (SIC) carbon management team...

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    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM LOCATES NEARLY ALL US SOLAR PANELS IN THE COUNTRY

    Dec 24, 2018

    In their quest to understand more about the use of solar energy in America, Stanford University researchers identified the GPS location and size of US solar panels installed across the contiguous 48 states. To obtain accurate numbers, they employed a machine learning algorithm using artificial intel...

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    NEXAMP SOLAR ARRAYS NEAR COMPLETION IN AMHERST, HADLEY

    Dec 24, 2018

    Two large-scale solar arrays being constructed in Amherst and Hadley are nearing completion and will give area residents the opportunity to obtain their power from a renewable source. The solar farms, off Sunderland Road in North Amherst and between Westgate Center Drive and the Hampshire Mall in Ha...

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    MECHATRON DUAL-AXIS TRACKERS INSTALLED AT CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR’S HEADQUARTERS

    Dec 21, 2018

    Dual-axis tracking manufacturer Mechatron-Solar is pleased to announce a new partnership with Collins Electrical Company for the installation of a dual-axis tracker M18KD on the south side of Collins’ corporate headquarters in Stockton, California. This is the first installation of tracking equipmen...

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    GREEN STREET POWER PARTNERS DEVELOPS 3-MW COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT ON LANDFILL

    Dec 21, 2018

    Green Street Power Partners, a developer, and financier of commercial solar, has completed construction on Taunton Municipal Light Plant’s (TMLP) first community solar project, located on a landfill in Raynham, Massachusetts. The 3-MW system spans a 14-acre parcel and is expected to produce about 3....

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    CONNECTICUT REGULATORS APPROVE REVOLUTION WIND POWER CONTRACT

    Dec 20, 2018

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has received approval from Connecticut regulators of its 20-year power-purchase agreement for the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm. Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority have approved Ørsted’s long-term power-purchase agreement with Eversource and United Ill...

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    NEW OFFSHORE WINDFARMS PUSH UK RENEWABLES TO RECORD

    Dec 20, 2018

    Almost a third of the UK’s electricity came from renewable sources between July and September, as wind turbines and solar panels helped achieve a quarterly record for green energy. Major new offshore windfarms connecting to the grid pushed renewables to 33.1% of electricity generation across the qua...

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    A 21,000% GAIN SHOWS SKY-HIGH VALUE OF OFFSHORE WIND LEASES

    Dec 20, 2018

    An Italian construction company just sold its lease to develop a wind farm in waters off the New Jersey coast for $215 million, about 21,000 percent more than it paid only three years ago. Toto Holding SpA’s U.S. Wind unit, which paid about $1 million for the lease off Atlantic City in 2015, resold ...

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    ALT ENERGY GOES MAINSTREAM IN US WITH TEXAS LEADING THE WAY

    Dec 20, 2018

    Ignore the vapid efforts by the US administration to resurrect antiquated energy industries like coal. Economies of scale have provided wind and solar power suppliers the capacity to compete and win on price in several regions of the country. The free market has spoken. Politics will listen. The lea...

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    HIGHER MODULE EFFICIENCIES AND INVERTERS DRIVING SOLAR POWER COST DECLINES

    Dec 20, 2018

    NREL’s Q1 2018 cost report for solar power systems saw a 5% drop in residential costs and a 2.6% fall in commercial, but a 1-2% increase in the utility-scale space compared to the previous year. The purpose of the U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark: Q1 2018 is to provide bottom-up account...

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    PA’S LARGEST SOLAR FARM TO POWER PHILLY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

    Dec 20, 2018

    The 70 MW Adams solar farm will be by far the largest in the state when completed in 2020 and its electricity will power 22% of the demand from Philadelphia government buildings. The upcoming Adams Solar farm in Adams County, Pennsylvania will be seven times larger than any other solar project in th...

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    LYON, JERA, PLAN TO START ON CAPE YORK SOLAR + BATTERY PROJECT IN EARLY 2019

    Dec 19, 2018

    Lyon Group and Japanese energy company Jera say they plan to begin construction of a large solar plus battery storage project in north Queensland in early 2019, after reaching agreement on the project’s generator performance standard with the Australian Energy Market Operator this week.

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    DAROGA POWER DEVELOPS 1.2-MW COMMUNITY SOLAR PROJECT IN NEW YORK CITY

    Dec 19, 2018

    The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that the largest community solar project in New York City has been completed and is operational. Located in Brooklyn, 196 households and businesses will receive power from the 1.2-MW solar array. It was developed by Dar...

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    US WIND ENERGY COULD ALREADY POWER A THIRD OF US CARS FOR A YEAR

    Dec 19, 2018

    The wind generation already in operation in 2017 would power 75 million US cars for a full year if they were electric. The US wind generation installed in 2018 alone will power about 2 million US electric cars for a year. Let’s take 2017, as the full year’s generation of 254.2 TWH is known. That’s a...

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    CORPORATE SOLAR PROCUREMENT KNOCKS IT OUT OF THE PARK IN 2018

    Dec 18, 2018

    According to Rocky Mountain Institute corporations have signed contracts for 2.8 GW of solar in the United States this year, a gigawatt more than the deals signed in all previous years combined. It’s been a banner year for corporate renewable energy. According to the latest numbers from the Business...

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    NEW WINDOW FOR DUKE ENERGY SOLAR REBATES OPENS JAN. 2

    Dec 18, 2018

    Another wave of solar energy is expected Jan. 2 when the window opens for customers to apply for Duke Energy’s solar rebate program. So far in 2018, more than 1,300 customers have installed systems and qualified for rebates. North Carolina is No. 2 in the nation for solar power, including more than ...

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    SUNSHARE AWARDED SIX NEW DENVER COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS BY XCEL ENERGY

    Dec 17, 2018

    SunShare announced that it has been awarded six new community solar gardens by Xcel Energy, totaling 12 MWdc. SunShare was selected in a competitive bidding process and will be able to serve more than 2,500 residential households in the Denver metro area as well as additional municipal, governmental...

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    GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A CARBON-FREE NEW YORK BY 2040

    Dec 17, 2018

    Governor Cuomo announced as part of his 2019 legislative priorities that New York will transition to carbon-free electricity by 2040. This beats California’s carbon-free deadline by five years. According to the Alliance for Clean Energy New York, Cuomo even referred to the plan as the Green New Deal...

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    NEW YORK UPDATES STATE ENERGY STORAGE GOAL TO 3 GW BY 2030

    Dec 14, 2018

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York State Public Service Commission approved two initiatives to dramatically increase New York’s energy efficiency and energy storage targets to combat climate change. The new energy efficiency target for investor-owned utilities will more than double...

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    APA DUMPS RCR AS IT SEEKS TO COMPLETE DARLING DOWNS SOLAR FARM

    Dec 14, 2018

    Listed infrastructure group APA has formally dumped RCR Tomlinson as the contractor for its 110MW Darling Downs solar farm in Queensland, following the collapse of the big engineering and contracting group. The termination, announced on Thursday, was expected after RCR called in voluntary administra...

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    AER UPDATES RIT-T GUIDELINES TO LOOK BEYOND POLES AND WIRES FOR NETWORK UPGRADES

    Dec 14, 2018

    A key, but contentious test that guides major electricity network investments has been given an overhaul by the Australian Energy Regulator, in line with the rapidly changing face of the National Electricity Market and the wholesale shift to renewables. The improvements, announced on Friday, apply t...

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    U.S. UTILITIES TEST DISTRIBUTED ENERGY MANAGEMENT

    Dec 14, 2018

    Distributed energy management systems can capture added value from solar and storage by shaving peak loads, providing grid services, and deferring grid investments. Utilities testing such systems have shared their lessons learned, while Western Australia leapfrogs ahead. At least 23 U.S. utilities h...

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    STEDIN AND GE POWER MOBILIZE NEW TECH TO MANAGE RENEWABLE GENERATION IN NETHERLANDS

    Dec 14, 2018

    GE and Stedin, a distribution network operator (DNOs) in the Netherlands, went live this week with the first European implementation of Transmission Forecast (T-Forecast) software from GE’s Grid Solutions. Part of the Digital Energy portfolio, this new solution forecasts power flow across transmissi...

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    CENTRAL NEW YORK COMPLETES 242 CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVES

    Dec 14, 2018

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Central New York Planning and Development Board (CNY RPDB) announced that Central New York communities have completed 242 high impact clean energy actions as part of NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Communities Program. This announ...

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    UK R&D BEATS BIOFOULING FOR OFFSHORE BOOST

    Dec 13, 2018

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Scotland, Eon and other companies have joined forces to research practical methods to reduce impacts of biofouling on offshore wind turbines. The CleanWinTur project, funded by Innovate UK, will develop an ultrasonic system that performs continuous conditi...

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    U.S. RENEWABLE ENERGY SOLUTIONS PROVIDER LANDS TWO CONTRACTS

    Dec 13, 2018

    UGE International Ltd. announced in a news release it signed two financed contracts with packaging firm Philippine Aquapak Industries Inc. Together, the projects have an upfront value to UGE of about $300,000. UGE is to provide this company in the Philippines with a solution for 233 kilowatts of ren...

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    TARIFFS STRIKE A BLOW TO UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR MARKET

    Dec 13, 2018

    The Section 201 solar tariffs took a toll on utility-scale solar installations in the third quarter according to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Report for Q3 from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). The residential market, meanwhile, continued to stab...

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    FORMER GANG MEMBERS ADD SOLAR TO SAFE HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES

    Dec 13, 2018

    After waiting for years, Homeboy Industries, a nonprofit that provides training and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, goes solar. The project, originally launched in 2014, involves a multitude of partners, ranging from: Everybody Solar a nonprofit dedicated...

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    35 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SUPPORT 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY, GREEN NEW DEAL

    Dec 13, 2018

    Sunrise Movement has racked up impressive support in its final push before Congress retires for the year, but it is not clear that this will be enough. The concept of a Green New Deal a massive public works program aimed at reducing emissions in part through massive, rapid deployment of zero-carbon ...

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    THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY WANTS YOU

    Dec 13, 2018

    The Solar Energy Technologies Office is seeking feedback from solar professionals on what topics it ought research within solar photovoltaics, solar thermal, systems integration and soft cost reduction. Recent research suggested that government policy has offered significant support to declines in t...

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    RENEWABLE ENERGY TO POWER BEIJING'S NEW AIRPORT

    Dec 13, 2018

    Renewable energy will take up more than 10 percent of the Beijing Daxing International Airport's energy consumption mix when construction is completed next year, said the municipal authorities on late Wednesday. Such a renewable energy adoption level will be the highest among all airports in the cou...

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    AUSTRALIA'S GREEN BANK SUPPORTS NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY FUND

    Dec 13, 2018

    Australian asset manager Infrastructure Capital Group (ICG) has raised AUD100m (€63.4m) from the government-owned green bank Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). Its new Australian Renewables Income Fund (ARIF) will focus on large-scale wind and solar technologies, as well as emerging opportunit...

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    WIND, SOLAR ACCOUNT FOR JUST 30% OF US' 10-MO CAPACITY ADDITIONS

    Dec 13, 2018

    About 6.4 GW of wind and solar power plants became operational in the US in the first 10 months of the year, during which the country also put online 14.7 GW of gas-fired power capacity. Wind capacity additions have fallen to 3.09 GW in January-October 2018 from 5.02 GW in the same period of 2017.

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    1414 DEGREES’ MOLTEN SILICON BIOGAS ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM SET FOR TRIAL IN S.A.

    Dec 12, 2018

    South Australia continues to build on its track record of pioneering cutting-edge renewable energy technologies, as the components of a world-leading, Adelaide-made molten silicon energy storage system make their way to their destination at a waste-water treatment plant.

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    DENMARK, UK, & CANADA LEAD IN USING TECHNOLOGIES TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE

    Dec 12, 2018

    Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Canada lead the world when it comes to implementing measures to mitigate climate change, according to new research published earlier this month at the UN climate change conference, COP24, currently underway in Katowice, Poland, which assessed 25 countries that accoun...

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    FIRST SOLAR SEES A DOUBLING COMING IN 2019

    Dec 12, 2018

    The PV maker projects 5.4 to 5.6 GW of solar module shipments next year, more than double its current projected 2018 volumes of 2.6 to 2.7 GW. First things first: First Solar was sold out through 2020 as of the Q3’18 earnings call, with 11.3 GW of future volume booked. The company’s Series 6 solar m...

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    SOLAR ‘COULD SOON BE UK’S CHEAPEST SOURCE OF ENERGY’

    Dec 12, 2018

    The U.K. Solar Trade Association has published a new assessment, finding that the cost of generating solar electricity in the British Isles has already fallen far below its earlier predictions, and could reach GBP 40 (US$50)/MWh by 2030. With the U.K. solar market set to see at least some movement i...

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    ENEL SWITCHES ON 185-MW WIND FARM IN ILLINOIS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The North American unit of Italian utility Enel SpA (BIT:ENEL) today announced it has started operation of the 185-MW HillTopper wind farm in the US state of Illinois. Enel Green Power North America Inc (EGPNA) built HillTopper in Logan County at a total cost of USD 325 million (EUR 286m). The facil...

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    EMBRACING THE POWER OF CHEAP RENEWABLES TO DELIVER A CARBON EXIT

    Dec 12, 2018

    Politicians and industry gathering in Katowice for COP24 are facing one of the most challenging issues in the debate about decarbonization: how can harder-to-abate sectors, such as steel and plastics production and heavy-duty transport, truly deliver net-zero carbon emissions in the future. The key ...

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    ENGIE BUYS 130MW UNDER-CONSTRUCTION SOLAR FACILITY FROM DHAMMA ENERGY

    Dec 12, 2018

    The deal was announced on Tuesday and takes place alongside a 15-year PPA (power purchase agreement) whereby Engie will eventually sell power produced by the plant to steel producer Gerdau. The project, located in the north-western state of Sonora, is currently ready for construction and is set to b...

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    AUSTRALIA IN MIDST OF $20 BILLION WIND AND SOLAR INVESTMENT BOOM

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Coalition government tried to prevent it and failed, and haven’t stopped complaining about it ever since. And now we can see why: Australia is in the midst of an extraordinary investment boom in large-scale wind and solar projects, and battery storage, far beyond what even the industry’s most ar...

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    CALIFORNIA NET-METERING POLICY REVISION WILL PROVIDE EASY NEM ELIGIBILITY TO DC-COUPLED SOLAR+STORAGE SYSTEMS

    Dec 11, 2018

    A new SepiSolar white paper reveals the financial benefits of a pending revision to California’s net energy metering (NEM) policy. When finalized, commercial DC-coupled solar+storage installations will not only be able to benefit from NEM, but will also be able to increase solar system size, reduce ...

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    SEIA PRAISES 2018 FARM BILL REPORT FOR CONTINUED RENEWABLES SUPPORT

    Dec 11, 2018

    House and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairmen Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Ranking Members Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) released the text of the bipartisan, bicameral 2018 Farm Bill conference report. “America’s farmers and ranchers are weathering ...

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    SIEMENS GAMESA SIGNS WIND TURBINE SUPPLY CONTRACT FOR 249 MEGAWATT MEXICAN WIND PROJECT

    Dec 11, 2018

    Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced on Monday that it had signed its first contract to supply its new 4.X wind turbine platform to two Mexican wind farms worth a total of 249 megawatts (MW). Siemens Gamesa revealed that it had signed a contract with Enel Green Power t...

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    ALL THE SOLAR POWER INSIGHT A HEART COULD DSIRE

    Dec 11, 2018

    The group behind the long term policy tool of choice for many, the DSIRE renewable and efficiency policy database, is now offering biweekly legislative and regulatory tracking, data products, and webinars related to solar energy, grid modernization, and electric vehicles across the USA.

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    ROOM FOR RESIDENTIAL SOLAR TO REACH 41 GW BY 2025

    Dec 11, 2018

    A new analysis by Credit Suisse forecasts that installed residential solar capacity could grow more than 3x to reach 41 GW by 2025, and shows that there is plenty of space on rooftops to do this. When most Americans think of the energy transition, they often picture of the iconic image of solar pane...

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    AUSTRALIAN CLEAN ENERGY PROJECT INVESTMENT IN 2018 TO TOP $20 BILLION

    Dec 11, 2018

    Australia’s renewable energy and storage project pipeline has surpassed $20 billion worth of investment in 2018, with currently 14.6 gigawatts (GW) of projects under construction which will deliver 13,000 direct jobs across 80 projects. The Clean Energy Council of Australia published new figures on ...

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    COLORADO ENERGY OFFICE HELPS LAUNCH “GREEN BANK” TO SPUR CLEAN-ENERGY INVESTMENTS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Colorado Energy Office is helping launch a “green bank” that will leverage private dollars to enhance and spur investment in clean-energy projects. The energy office has formed the nonprofit Colorado Clean Energy Fund, which will team up with the Coalition for Green Capital and other organizatio...

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    GUZMAN ENERGY ISSUES RFP FOR UP TO 50 MW OF SOLAR IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION

    Dec 10, 2018

    Guzman Energy, a wholesale power provider based in Colorado, announced that it is seeking Requests for Proposal (RFP) for the addition of up to 250 MW of renewable energy to serve their expanding load portfolio in the Rocky Mountain region. Guzman specifically seeks cost-competitive bids for 200 MW ...

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    DUKE SOLAR SOLICITATION NEARLY 6X OVER-SUBSCRIBED

    Dec 10, 2018

    78 proposals ranging from 7 MWac to 80 MWac are vying for spots under the 680 MW solicitation, which has been issued as part of a compromise between Duke and the solar industry. Last week the independent administrator for Duke’s 680 MW solar solicitation revealed data about the projects which have b...

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    SOLAR REQUIRED ON NEW COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN MASSACHUSETTS TOWN

    Dec 10, 2018

    Watertown, Massachusetts now requires solar power with all new commercial construction and retrofits of structures greater than 10,000 sq feet – as well all structures that include ten or more residential units. Solar power as a required part of new construction is starting to catch hold. Last year,...

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    CO-OP ENERGY PARTNERS WITH DNV GL FOR ADVANCED FORECASTING OF COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECTS

    Dec 10, 2018

    DNV GL has announced that it has partnered with Co-op Energy to provide advanced forecasting of renewable energy assets to more than 50 community energy projects across the UK. The partnership allows Co-op Energy to take advantage of DNV GL’s deep knowledge and expertise for gigawatt-scale renewable...

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    VIKING ENERGY APPLIES FOR FURTHER CHANGES TO ITS CONSENT

    Dec 10, 2018

    RENEWABLE energy developer Viking Energy has applied to have the upper limit of 457 Megawatts (WW) for its consented 103-turbine wind farm removed and replaced with the looser term of “greater than 50 MW”. If approved by the Energy Consent Unit, it will allow the company to potentially use larger tu...

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