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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A Third Of All Americans Live Somewhere That Will Use 100% Green Energy

November 14, 2019

Via: Forbes

The clean energy movement is getting most of its traction nowadays at the local level, where cities and states are behind the sharp spike in demand for renewable energy. And now at least a dozen states and districts and 200 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Study shows where global renewable energy investments have greatest benefits

November 12, 2019

Via: Science Daily Energy

Researchers measured two types of benefits — climate benefits (reductions in carbon emissions) and health benefits (decreased mortality attributable to harmful air pollution) — and developed a user-friendly model to compare how those benefits vary based on where renewable energy […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

A New Floating Solar Farm Shows That Renewables Can Be Easy

November 7, 2019

Via: Forbes

The Sekdoorn floating solar farm in the Netherlands is completed after a record six weeks of work. This is the fastest construction speed ever for the German company specialized in the renewables sector BayWa r.e., who worked together with its […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Roofs: Tesla Says The Sky Is The Limit

October 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is in the process of shutting off electricity to about 940,000 customers in Northern California — a trend that will continue as it fights wildfires and works to upgrade its network. But just as this […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon announces three new renewable energy projects, including its first in Scotland

October 24, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Amazon announced three renewable energy projects on Thursday, saying it was committed to minimizing carbon emissions following criticism earlier this year. The tech giant said the facilities would provide energy to its Amazon Web Services data centers. A wind farm, […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What Will It Take to Build Offshore Wind in Oregon?

October 22, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The wind speeds off the Oregon coast are some of the strongest anywhere. And according to a new study, the cost to harvest that resource using a floating offshore wind farm has dropped by approximately two-thirds since a pilot project […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable capacity set for 50% growth over next few years, IEA says

October 21, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Renewable power capacity is forecast to increase by 50% between 2019 and 2024, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Monday. According to its “Renewables 2019” market report, the increase will amount to 1,200 gigawatts (GW) and be driven by drops […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

The Caribbean Shows the Way to a Renewable Future

October 14, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

In just a few short years, the focus at the annual Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation conference has shifted from issues around producing electricity from thermal capacity — usually oil — to what blend of renewable options are the best […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Wins Second Massive Order for 12MW Offshore Turbines

October 1, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

GE has won another huge deal for its 12-megawatt Haliade-X offshore turbine, this time for the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank trio of projects in the U.K. The project’s co-developers, Equinor and SSE Renewables, named the technology their preferred choice, with the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar Technology Will Just Keep Getting Better: Here’s Why

September 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

With the federal Investment Tax Credit phasing out, it’s a good time to take stock of the solar industry – both taking a look at where it has come from and where it is headed, especially in terms of innovation […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

CPIH and Equinor sign cooperation agreement on offshore wind

September 25, 2019

Via: Energy Global

The MoU also opens for potentially expanding the collaboration between the two companies. “China is rapidly increasing its use of renewables and natural gas. The country is set to become the world’s biggest offshore wind market by 2030. As an […]


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

US Solar Industry Rallies Behind 20% Generation Target for 2030

September 24, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The solar industry met in Salt Lake City with a more sweeping and disciplined message than in some years past: Rally to extend the federal Investment Tax Credit and buckle up for a decade of massive industry growth. The hosts […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Keys for Renewable Energy Exploration

September 17, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

As concerns surrounding the unreliable and damaging nature of fossil fuels continue to rise, renewable energy exploration becomes a pressing topic. Today, many homeowners and business leaders want to incorporate more sustainable energy sources into their daily operations. But while […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

On a sunny day this German factory runs completely on solar power

September 13, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Multinational tech firm ABB claims to have opened a factory that can generate all of its energy needs via solar power. In May 2019, Zurich-headquartered ABB unveiled what it described as a CO2-neutral factory in the town of Luedenscheid, Germany. […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Global wind turbine fleet to consume over 5.5 t of copper by 2028

September 3, 2019

Via: Energy Global

Henry Salisbury, Wood Mackenzie Research Analyst, said, “Wind technology is the most copper-intensive form of power generation and is anticipated to consume the largest amount of copper over the next ten years in this sector. “Governments have set out to […]