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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Corporate Investment In Solar Energy Surges

July 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

America’s top corporations are pouring investments into solar energy – led by Apple and Amazon— according to a newly released report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Following mixed growth in the early part of this decade, corporate solar […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar finance continues bullish 2019 streak with 11% boost

July 10, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Project acquisitions, stock exchange listings and capital raises have helped keep solar finance flows stronger so far in 2019 compared to earlier years, consultants have found. Fresh figures from Mercom Capital Group show the industry raised US$6 billion during H1 […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Tesla’s Drop Continues in US Residential Solar Rankings

June 19, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Tesla sank to third place among U.S. residential solar providers for installations in the first quarter of 2019, continuing the one-time market leader’s dramatic decline. The latest ranking from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables shows Vivint Solar knocking Tesla out […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies

June 18, 2019

Via: Revolution Green

Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Master Limited Partnership (MLP), […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

When Will Renewable Energy Prices Stop Dropping?

June 17, 2019

Via: Revolution Green

Last Wednesday, as I went through articles for my blog, I found one at Forbes called “Chile’s Cheap Power – Sign Of A Solar Future?” It said a new record had been set, at 2.91¢/kWh, for the cost of electricity […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

US wind energy industry is booming, but tariffs pose a threat

June 10, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

In 2008, Jason Urichich was at a crossroads. He lost his home and landscaping business in Youngstown, Ohio, and decided it was time for a change. He decided to pursue a six-month program at Kalamazoo Valley Community College in Michigan […]


Commercialization, Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Costs Take Another Tumble, Making Fossil Fuels Look More Expensive Than Ever

May 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

The cost of renewable energy has tumbled even further over the past year, to the point where almost every source of green energy can now compete on cost with oil, coal and gas-fired power plants, according to new data released […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Wind Living in Solar’s World: A Strategy for the US Wind Industry

May 16, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Wind’s fight with fossil fuel is transitioning to crafting a strategy to cope with solar. As the Energy Transition unfolds in the United States, it introduces new power market dynamics that fundamentally favor solar power over wind. Solar power represents […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

US Wind and Solar PPA Prices Decreased Quarter Over Quarter

May 8, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Overall PPA prices decreased quarter over quarter across wind and solar for all five major markets in the United States, according to LevelTen Energy’s Q1 2019 PPA Pricing Index. To determine how PPA offer prices change each quarter, Seattle-based LevelTen […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

How the US Solar Industry Will Weather the ITC Phasedown

April 30, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The price of solar has come down so dramatically in the past few years that it is now competing with and beating generation sources across the board. “Despite the fact that we’re now in a world where there are tariffs […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Building Out the US Offshore Wind Supply Chain — a $68 Billion Opportunity

April 22, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Over the past two years, states on the U.S. East Coast have announced increasingly ambitious targets to build offshore wind projects. In January of this year, to cite the most consequential recent example, New York nearly quadrupled its offshore wind […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Europe invested $30 billion in new wind farms last year, report shows

April 18, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The wind industry invested 26.7 billion euros ($30.05 billion) in new European wind farms in 2018, according to a new report from industry body WindEurope. The investment is similar to recent years but, because of cost reductions, it will finance […]


Commercialization, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy, World

Saudi windpower market set for 6 GW growth

April 12, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Saudi Arabia will become a regional heavyweight in windpower by the early 2020’s, according to new research. A report by analysts at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables states that developers will build 6.2 GW of wind capacity between now and […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

China plans to enter a subsidy-free solar market beginning in 2021

April 11, 2019

Via: PV Resources

According to Asia Europe Clean Energy (Solar) Advisory Co (AECEA), analysis of China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) consultation paper, released April 10, China will have a subsidy-free solar market with clear policies and frameworks in place, beginning in 2021. A […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Competition can take brakes off Southeast Asia solar market

April 9, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A lack of competition, on a number of fronts, is preventing Southeast Asia’s solar market from reaching its full potential. Speaking to PV Tech on the condition of anonymity, a successful developer in the region said governments were missing out […]