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Category: Renewable Energy


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Energy Retrofit Systems Market to Grow 8% by 2023

November 21, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The global energy retrofit systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% from 2018 to 2023, according to a new report by Research N Reports. The report, titled “Global Energy Retrofit Systems Market Research Report 2018,” says […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Despite Hurdles, Offshore Wind Energy Potential Is Generating Hype In the U.S.

November 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

The potential for offshore wind energy in the United States is enormous. But so, too, are its costs. That’s why New York State is now soliciting 800 megawatts of offshore wind projects — something that it hopes will lead to […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Purple bacteria ‘batteries’ turn sewage into clean energy

November 13, 2018

Via: Science Daily Energy

Organic compounds in household sewage and industrial wastewater are a rich potential source of energy, bioplastics and even proteins for animal feed — but with no efficient extraction method, treatment plants discard them as contaminants. Now researchers have found an […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

7 Incoming Governors Strongly Support Renewable Energy Goals

November 12, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

Two-thirds of voters in Arizona fell prey to one of the most vicious disinformation campaigns in the annals of US politics last Tuesday. Bombarded by more than $25 million worth of lies bought and paid for by local utility company […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Investment-Grade Policy: De-Risking Renewable Energy Projects

November 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

Reducing the risk (de-risking) of investment in renewable energy projects is a critically important step to decarbonizing energy systems to prevent dangerous climate change, with three major components: technology risk, development risk and pricing risk. Addressing each of these risk […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Puerto Rico Mulls Shift to 100% Renewable Energy After Hurricanes

November 5, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Regulators in Puerto Rico have introduced a clean energy bill that would put the island on the path to getting 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The bill calls for 20% renewable electricity by 2025, 50% by […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables face increasingly level playing field

November 2, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Opponents of renewable energy—a broad church that can stretch from economists lamenting subsidies’ distortion of competitive markets to climate-change-science deniers, and from hydrocarbons industry incumbents to uncompromising single-issue environmental lobbies—have a problem. Their inconvenient truth is that these technologies are […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

South Korean auto giants unveil solar roof charging tech for cars

October 31, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Hyundai and Kia have unveiled plans to install “solar roof” charging on a number of Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. In an announcement Wednesday, the Hyundai Motor Group said that electricity generating solar panels would be “incorporated” onto either the roof […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

U.S. Department of Energy – Department of Energy Announces $53 Million in New Projects to Advance Solar Technologies

October 30, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Today (10/23), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for up to $53 million in new projects to advance early-stage solar technologies. Through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office, DOE will fund 53 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Nestlé to Power its Texas Operations with 50% Renewable Energy

October 23, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), together with ENGIE Resources, today announced that they have signed a renewable energy agreement through which ENGIE will supply more than 50% of the energy needed for NWNA’s manufacturing and distribution facilities in Texas. With […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook to be powered by 100MW of solar in New Mexico

October 22, 2018

Via: PV Resources

NM Renewable Development, LLC (NMRD), a joint venture between subsidiaries of utilities PNM Resources and American Electric Power, will build two 50MW solar PV projects in New Mexico to power Facebook facilities. Last week, PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility, PNM, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Voith and Siemens to collaborate on hybrid plants that include hydropower

October 17, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG and the Siemens Energy Management Division have signed a letter of intent for collaborating on appropriate hybrid power projects containing hydropower. Hydropower plays a key role in sustainable and environmentally friendly power generation […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Inside the ‘Chaos’ Enveloping Illinois’ Distributed Solar Market

October 16, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Looking back on the evolution of state solar markets, Will Kenworthy — now Vote Solar’s Midwest regulatory director — remembers companies camping out overnight to turn in applications for incentives in New Jersey. He recalls Xcel Energy representatives in a […]


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

Trump Admin. Cries Uncle: $46 Million For Solar Power & Grid Resiliency

October 16, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

File under this one under D for Do as I do, not as I say. For all of President* Trump’s bluster over bringing back all the coal jobs, the US Department of Energy is still pursuing its renewable energy mission […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Peninsula Clean Energy starts work on 200-MW Central Valley Solar Farm

October 12, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

Peninsula Clean Energy has broken ground on a 200-MW solar project in the Central Valley of California. The company called it the largest California solar installation being built exclusively for a community choice aggregation (CCA) agency. The Wright Solar facility […]