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Energy Economics, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New Home Solar Laws Could Triple US Solar Base By 2045

December 4, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

If other states follow the California proposal to require solar on all new home builds, the United States could have three times as much solar power as it does now, reckon analysts at Environment America who have produced a new […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New catalyst produces cheap hydrogen fuel

November 29, 2018

Via: Science Daily Energy

“The Australian Government is interested in developing a hydrogen export industry to export our abundant renewable energy,” said Professor O’Mullane from QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty. “In principle, hydrogen offers a way to store clean energy at a scale that […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Emissions from hog farms to be turned into renewable energy

November 29, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

A joint venture to capture the methane emissions from hog farms and turn them into renewable energy has been formed by Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods. The initial projects of Align Renewable Natural Gas will be located in North Carolina, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar, Gas, Hydro or Something Else? Exploring the Competitive Advantages of Power Generation Technologies

November 27, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

When California voted to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045, it sent a signal to the market about which types of power generation technologies will remain competitive into the future. And according to Mike Ferguson, […]


News and Policies, State

Kansas City firm buys Rights to 21.8 MW in North Carolina Solar Projects

November 27, 2018

Via: Power Engineering

A subsidiary of Missouri-based clean energy startup Greenbacker Renewable Energy Co. LLC has acquired the rights to three North Carolina solar projects currently under construction. Greenbacker acquired the SE Solar Portfolio from SunEnergy1 LLC. The three farms, totaling 21.8 MW, […]


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 […]


News and Policies, World

EU and Algeria meet to strengthen energy partnership

November 20, 2018

Via: Energy Global

He will meet Mustapha Guitouni, Minister of Energy of Algeria. The EU-Algeria energy dialogue covers natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Algeria is a reliable and competitive supplier of natural gas for the EU. Europe relies on Algerian gas […]


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 […]


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 […]


Energy Economics

What a New Congress Could Do on Clean Energy

November 8, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Democrats have claimed the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections. It gives the party powerful new oversight authority. But will it translate to meaningful action on climate and clean energy? Several moderate Republicans were voted out of Congress […]


News and Policies, State

Mississippi Announces Construction of Largest Utility-Owned Solar Farm in the State

November 8, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

The sunlight that fuels cotton, corn and soybean growth in the Mississippi Delta will soon fuel a 100-megawatt solar energy farm. This project will be the largest utility-owned solar farm in the state, pending approval of the Mississippi Public Service […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Floating Solar Is Best Solution For Colorado Town’s High Electric Bills

November 7, 2018

Via: CleanTechnica

When a town has high electric bills and no available land for a solar farm, a floating solar plant on the pond of a waste water plant makes great sense. Walden, Colorado, population 750, elevation 8,000 feet plus, and land […]


News and Policies, State

Virginia’s Dominion Energy Gets Approval for 12 MW Offshore Wind Farm

November 6, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward on clean energy projects, from sources such as solar and wind, to meet its commitment of 3,000 megawatts of renewable energy in operation or under development by 2022. The company has taken several steps […]