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Clean energy stock deflation and Biden’s infrastructure plan

April 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Last month saw buying opportunities in some clean energy stocks as the bubble created from the euphoria over Biden’s election vanished as if it never happened. Clean energy stocks have simply returned to the general upward trendline from the second […]


Energy Economics

Biden Administration Sets National 30-GW Offshore Wind Target

March 29, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration on March 29 laid out a spate of measures to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind in the U.S. by 2030, an ambitious target that will require a vast scale-up in investment and build-out of the still […]


Energy Economics

Wisconsin utilities planning $872M in solar & energy storage sites

March 18, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wisconsin utilities are jointly planning to build up 625 MW worth of combined solar and energy storage capacity in the state. We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service, both subsidiaries of the WEC Energy Group, are proposing the 325-MW Darien Solar […]


Energy Economics

Energy Impact Partners leads €10 million investment in German residential solar startup

March 17, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Berlin-based greentech startup Zolar has raised an additional €10 million (US$11.9 million) in an investment round led by Energy Impact Partners. The fundraiser led by investor EIP has added €10 million to Zolar’s series B funding, bringing the fund’s total […]


Commercialization, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy

New US Energy Secretary shakes up DOE, calls for ‘hundreds of gigawatts’ of new clean energy

March 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

The US will need “hundreds of gigawatts” of carbon-free energy installed within the next four years to meet its climate targets, new Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm has said. Speaking during energy industry conference CERAWeek 2021, Granholm used her first speech […]


Energy Economics

The grid needs $14T to support full decarbonization

February 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

At least $14 trillion needs to be invested in the grid worldwide by 2050 to support an evolved power system, according to BloombergNEF’s new Power Grid Long-Term Outlook 2021 published this week. The transition to electric heating and transport will drive up electricity […]


Energy Economics

US ROUND-UP: Shoals IPO raises billions; Sunnova claims industry-first solar financing package

February 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

A round-up of the latest news from the US solar market, as Shoals Technologies’ upsized IPO raises north of US$2 billion and Sunnova claims an industry first financing offer. Shoals Technologies raises US$2.2bn in upsized IPO 29 January 2021: Shoals […]


Energy Economics

Intersect Power receives more than $600M to accelerate clean energy growth

January 27, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Utility-scale renewable energy developer Intersect Power, LLC announced that it secured $127 million in equity funding from Climate Adaptive Infrastructure, LLC and Trilantic North America In addition, the company said it has also closed on a $482 million debt facility […]


Energy Economics

What Everybody Ought to Know to Insure Energy Risks Cost-Effectively in 2021?

January 11, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

The energy sector ranks 3rd after aviation and property by the value of insurance claims. Energy companies no longer have the capital available to cover their losses – they need insurance to reduce their exposure to risks. But they need […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, Energy Economics

Norway Hits Record 87% Plug-in EV Share & 66% Pure Electrics In December

January 6, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Norway, the auto market most advanced down the path to electromobility, has seen new records broken in December, with 87.1% market share for plugin electric vehicles. Over two thirds were pure electric vehicles, and non-hybrid combustion vehicles fell to just […]


Energy Economics

Wind and Solar Tax Credits Extended

December 23, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

Congress agreed on legislation that would extend the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar projects for two years and the production tax credit (PTC) for wind projects for one year. The full legislative package combines a $900 billion COVID-19 relief […]


Energy Economics

SIMEC Atlantis Energy scale-up investments

December 21, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Atlantis will get an initial investment of £2 million for new shares with the value of £2.09 million on or around 17 December 2020. Additional investments of three tranches of £2 million each will come for new shares with the […]


Energy Economics

Visualizing Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Production (Through September 2020)

December 18, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. These interactive presentations […]


Energy Economics

California to invest $115M for hydrogen fueling infrastructure

December 11, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

The California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a plan that will invest up to $115 million to significantly increase the number of fueling stations in the state that support hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). The funding nearly doubles the state’s […]


Energy Economics

Global green hydrogen investments to top US$1bn annually by 2023 – IHS Markit

December 3, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Annual global investments in green hydrogen are on track to exceed US$1 billion by 2023 as production costs fall and governments increase their support for the technology. That is according to research firm IHS Markit, which says investment in electrolysis […]