Category: Mainstream technologies

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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

JinkoSolar Supplies 28 MWdc of Solar PV Modules to Jacumba Solar Project in the US

September 22, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

SHANGHAI, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that it supplied 28.2 MW dc of its solar PV modules to Swinerton Renewable Energy, […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

100% Renewable Energy for 139 Nations Detailed in Stanford Report

August 31, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Mark Z. Jacobson, the famed professor at the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, and 26 of his colleagues have compiled a report that shows exactly how 139 nations could transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050 without […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Standard Solar – Salisbury University Completes Solar Parking Canopy Project

August 24, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Standard Solar, a leading solar energy company, announced the completion of its solar installation with Salisbury University (SU). Standard Solar constructed and will operate, own and maintain the 541.8 kilowatt (kW) solar system featuring four solar canopies and five electric […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Deepwater Wind Proposes 144-MW Offshore Wind Project

August 2, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

A Rhode Island offshore wind developer has entered the fray of companies vying for the largest renewable energy contract in New England history. Deepwater Wind announced plans Monday for a 144-megawatt wind farm about 12 miles off Martha’s Vineyard that it […]

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

US solar industry prepares for possible Trump tariff on Chinese exports

July 26, 2017

Via: American Energy News

The US solar industry is bracing for a decision from the Trump administration that could see hefty tariffs imposed on solar energy components imported into the United States from China. Suniva is a manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Are Cities Being 100% Clear About Their 100% Renewable Goals?

July 24, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

When the United States pulled itself out of its commitment to the Paris climate accord, corporations, non-profits, towns, and cities reminded everyone that their commitments to cleaner energy still stood. Many towns and cities have even signed on to go 100 percent […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables Industry Learning from Oil and Gas Insights

July 21, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

The way the world thinks about renewable energy has transformed. It is no longer just a concept but a reality, and interest in renewable energy is growing globally. With much of the world looking for fossil-free energy sources, wind power […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The U.S. is on the brink of a booming offshore wind power industry – are you ready?

July 3, 2017

Via: Penn Energy

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management reports that, “By the end of 2015, the U.S. Department of the Interior awarded 11 commercial leases for offshore wind development that could support a total of 14.6 gigawatts of capacity.” Offshore wind power […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Residential Solar Services Are Coming of Age as Financing Evolves

June 28, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

The residential solar market is flipping in favor of cash and loan sales in 2017, after years of leases and power-purchase agreements dominating the landscape. But it’s not just the financing portion of the pie that’s evolving. Third-party-financed home solar systems […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind and solar to ‘dominate’ future of electricity by 2040

June 19, 2017

Via: PV Resources

Renewable energy is indeed the future, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest report, which forecasts technologies such as wind and solar to “dominate” the future of electricity by 2040, making up 48% of the world’s installed capacity and 34% […]