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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Is Renewables’ Production Tax Credit Bullet Proof?

February 13, 2019

Via: Forbes

In the 1970s, I studied defense policy at M.I.T. but became disillusioned. One of the recent graduates, then working in the Senate, described how large amounts of quantitative research would be set aside by politicians who focused on spending that […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Investments Worth $14 Billion Pledged In Gujarat, India

February 8, 2019

Via: CleanTechnica

The state government of Gujarat recently concluded another edition of its biennial Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit. The summit, once again, witnessed pledges being made for large-scale renewable energy deployment in the state, but these pledges need to be taken […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

New York State To Invest $1.5 Billion in Renewable Energy Projects

January 21, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo included $1.2 billion for renewable energy projects in the 2019 Executive Budget for the state. The investment is part of a broader multibillion-dollar Green New Deal aimed at completely eliminating the state’s carbon footprint. Cuomo’s […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Report: Solar EPC Market to Exceed $14 Billion by 2025

January 15, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) market across the U.S. is projected to exceed $14 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Regulatory measures to decrease the dependence on conventional fuels, favored by […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Will the Renewables Industry Seize the Opportunity of Opportunity Funds?

January 11, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Clean energy advocates are working to raise awareness about a “giant money fire hose” made available to the industry starting this year. The glut of cash, tied to a portion of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Report: U.S. Should Invest in Collaborative Offshore Wind Energy Research and Innovation

December 26, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

The U.S. could tap into a vast offshore wind energy resource and better steward its marine environment by galvanizing large-scale research and fostering public-private partnerships, according to a report by the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US). The report […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

US government could owe Chinese solar firms nearly US$300 million in trade tariff rebates

December 19, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Chinese solar companies could be owed almost US$300 million in trade tariff rebates by the US government following a low-profile court ruling. Last month, the US court of international trade ordered that the department of commerce needed to either recalculate […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Questionable Tariffs Leave A Dark Cloud Over The U.S. Solar Sector

December 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported solar panels are stifling progress. But those prices have fallen so far and so fast that the damage has been dulled. The economic uncertainty, nonetheless, remains a huge pall hovering over the solar sector. Roughly […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Trump’s Solar Tariffs Blamed for 15 Percent Decline in Large-Scale Solar Installations in Q3 2018

December 13, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

On Thursday, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) reported results of their analysis of U.S. solar installations in the third quarter of 2018. While large-scale solar installations fell, the residential market continued to stabilize […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables investment falls short of lofty ambitions

November 26, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

A yawning investment gap in clean energy means it is still just a marginal part of many portfolios It is not the smoothest of roads, but politicians globally are realising that their electorates are trending towards greater environmental consciousness. And […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar manufacturing industry R&D spending in 2017 hits new high

October 9, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Historically, we have tracked the annual R&D spending of 12 key publicly-listed PV module manufacturers over the last 10 years to provide insight into the broader industry trends of innovation, higher conversion efficiencies and overall competitiveness of the sector. In […]


Commercialization, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy

Trump’s Import Tariffs Will Make U.S. Wind Power More Expensive

October 3, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

President Donald Trump’s trade war won’t wreck the U.S. wind industry, but it will raise the cost of power. Tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, as well as on metals from Europe and elsewhere, could raise the cost of […]