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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Microsoft Joins The Corporate Race To Zero Carbon

January 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Last week, Microsoft joined the likes of Amazon, Apple, Tesla and other tech giants in a pledge to dramatically reduce its carbon footprint in the coming years. In fact, the company aims to achieve carbon negative status by 2030, meaning […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind energy powerhouse Vestas announces plans for ‘zero-waste’ turbines

January 20, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Danish firm Vestas said Monday that it was aiming to produce “zero-waste” wind turbines by the year 2040. The wind turbine manufacturer explained that its goal would mean operating a value chain that produced no waste materials. This, it added […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

EIA: Renewables Will Surge to 22% of U.S. Power Mix in 2021

January 16, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its first forecast for 2021 suggests the share of renewables in the utility-scale U.S. power generation mix will surge to 22%, up from 17% last year, while coal and nuclear’s shares will be […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A Forecast For The Next Decade Of Alternative Energy

January 16, 2020

Via: Forbes

The 2020s will be a defining decade for alternative energy. Over the last decade, renewable energy costs dropped due to advancements in technology due to innovation and design, materials and manufacturing of wind turbines and solar panels. What will the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar industry asks for central role in Europe’s green investment plan

January 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Solar representatives have called for the energy source to become one of the beneficiaries of Europe’s new green investment roadmap, presented in Brussels this week. On Tuesday, top European Commission figures revealed a plan that would have Europe channel “at […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Five 2020 Energy Predictions: Solar Surge, Coal Crash, Gas Exorcism, Clean Energy Incentives, Public Mobilization

January 13, 2020

Via: Forbes

2019 may have been the year clean energy irreversibly turned a corner toward dominance in the United States. After all, who could have foreseen last January that America would realize existing coal can’t compete against new renewables, see new solar-plus-storage […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

World’s largest brewer signs 10-year renewable electricity deal

January 9, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

The world’s largest brewer, AB InBev, has signed a deal with renewable energy developer BayWa r.e that will see the drinks giant purchase 100% renewable electricity for its brewing operations in Europe. Under the 10-year virtual power purchase agreement, announced […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

JA Solar unveils plans for new 5GW cell, 10GW module production facilities

January 2, 2020

Via: PV Resources

‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has unveiled plans to bolster its output with a new cell manufacturing facility and module production plant. In a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, submitted yesterday, JA Solar said it would […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Renewables’ share of electricity generation surpasses gas for first time in UK

December 19, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The U.K. saw electricity generation from renewables hit 28.8 terawatt hours (TWh) in the third quarter of 2019, according to figures released Thursday, just bettering gas-generated electricity. The Department of for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Energy Trends publication shows […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

7 European Companies Looking to Go Big in American Clean Power in 2020

December 18, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The Europeans are coming. From offshore wind, to solar, to the ballooning corporate renewables market, utilities, oil majors and developers are heading across the Atlantic for a piece of that gigantic American power pie. Many of the companies on this […]


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

US adds 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in third quarter, new figures show

December 12, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The solar market in the U.S. added 2.6 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics in the third quarter of 2019, with total solar capacity — which includes both photovoltaic and concentrating solar power — hitting 71.3 GW, according to a new report. […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Supporting structures of wind turbines contribute to wind farm blockage effect

December 12, 2019

Via: Science Daily Energy

Scientists from Cranfield University and the University of Oxford present a theoretical model for estimating the aerodynamic effects of wind turbine towers on the performance of wind farms. Using what is called a two-scale coupled momentum balance method, the group […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Innovative Solar Systems – Renewable Energy Developer Offers 125MW and 300MW Mega Solar Farm Projects In Texas

December 10, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Innovative Solar Systems, LLC is offering for immediate acquisition two large-scale solar PV projects in Texas. One project is a 125MW solar PV farm located in Fisher County, Texas, with an expected IA of January 2020 and a COD of […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Stagnant In 2018, Investments For Renewable Energy Must Run Faster

December 4, 2019

Via: Forbes

At nearly 180 gigawatts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports that net global power generation capacity additions for renewables in 2018 were the same as in 2017. Although this is still a 50% gain from 2012, it is an “unexpected […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon gives green light to new solar projects in the US and Spain

December 3, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Amazon revealed details of new renewable energy projects in the U.S. and Spain Tuesday, with the tech giant seeking to ramp up the greening of its operations. Together, the three solar projects are expected to generate nearly 700,000 megawatt hours […]