Category: Renewable Energy

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Delaware Wants In on the US Offshore Wind Market

October 18, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Delaware is ready to rejoin the U.S. offshore wind race. On August 28, Governor John Carney signed an executive order establishing an Offshore Wind Working Group. The working group is to submit a report to the governor by December 15 […]

Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanChoice Energy Launches New York City Office

October 18, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers across the country, announced it has opened a Manhattan office to develop new solar software and clean technological innovations. The new […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

American Solar Manufacturer Stion to ‘Discontinue Operations’

October 17, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

American thin-film solar module manufacturer Stion is closing up shop, even as the U.S. government prepares to implement trade remedies designed to shore up the domestic solar panel manufacturing sector. The San Jose-headquartered company confirmed to GTM on Monday that […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

460 MW Texas Mega Solar Farm Projects Offered to Investors

October 13, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Everything is bigger in Texas, and the Solar Farms that Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS), is developing in TX are no exception. The Utility Scale Solar Farm projects being sold in this portfolio […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

How the Suniva Trade Dispute is Reshaping the Solar Industry

October 11, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

The Suniva trade dispute began when America’s biggest PV panel manufacturer Suniva filed an ill-advised petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The petition was filed under Section 201 of the Trade Act seeking […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Solar Technology to Increase Energy Production by 30% Per Day

October 10, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

A new solar tracking technology is increasing energy production by 30% per day, adding to the return on investment of rooftop solar arrays. Edisun Microgrids, a solar technology company, and West Hills Construction, Inc. announced a partnership to develop up […]

Energy Economics, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop Solar & Storage – Cheaper Than Subsidising Old Coal

October 9, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Leading energy analyst Bruce Mountain says if governments were serious about lowering electricity prices for consumers, they would focus more on supporting rooftop solar and battery storage than seeking to subsidise ageing coal-fired power generators like Liddell. Mountain, the director […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

US Will Soon Surpass 10 Gigawatts of Wind a Year, Apex Chief Predicts

October 6, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

U.S. wind installations could top 10 gigawatts a year, even after the federal Production Tax Credit runs out in 2020, a top asset holder said. “I think that 2020 is probably going to be a gargantuan year for the industry, […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SunPower Collaborates with True Green Capital Management to Finance $140 Million of U.S. Commercial Solar Projects

October 5, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a collaboration with True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC) – a privately owned, specialized energy infrastructure asset management firm –to establish a $140 million fund expected to […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

IEA hails new era in solar PV

October 4, 2017

Via: PV Resources

The International Energy Agency has highlighted the claimed 50% growth in solar PV installations in 2016, which reached over 74GW, is part of a new trend that showed renewable energy sources with almost two-thirds of net new power capacity that […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Module quality emerges as new marketing tool for the solar industry

October 3, 2017

Via: PV Resources

With many of the top-20 module suppliers to the solar industry now having multi-GW shipment volumes, attention has turned firmly to assessing metrics that companies can use to benchmark the quality and reliability of shipped products against their competitors. Almost […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The future of wind turbines could be bladeless

September 29, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

With their considerable height and large blades turning almost hypnotically, wind turbines have become an iconic symbol of the planet’s shift to renewable sources of energy. In Spain, however, one business is looking to design wind generators that produce renewable […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Tax Credits – Forever?

September 26, 2017

Via: Forbes

For a long time – according to the new published U.S. Renewable Energy Brief. The Brief, published by CohnReznick Renewable Energy Industry and CohnReznick Capital, concludes that the renewable energy tax equity market is in an extremely healthy state, and […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

5 Prospects for Renewable Microgrid Technology Innovation

September 25, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

Current research is providing groundbreaking innovations that could help renewable energy-based microgrids become “the energy supply of the future,” according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The innovations outlined by IRENA in its new report […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Why Do We Need Grids Today To Further Grow Renewables?

September 25, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Grids are needed to further increase the share of renewable energy sources in the system. We are in the middle of an energy revolution. The rate of change is massive, even if most of it goes unnoticed by many of […]