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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Electric, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind set to power 30% of global electricity production by 2050

November 27, 2019

Via: Energy Global

The report states that wind energy is rapidly becoming the new norm for power generation and will deliver 30% of all global electricity production by 2050, with 12% from offshore wind and 18% from onshore wind. In 2019, mega wind […]


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, […]