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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 […]


Energy Economics

What’s The Role of Electricity In The Circular Economy?

January 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

At the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting at Davos, there’s a keen focus on the energy transition and how best to pivot to more zero-carbon solutions like renewable energy, renewable gas, hydrogen and other promising fuels. While the rise […]


News and Policies, State

Solar generation increases in Hawaii

January 20, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Three solar arrays built by Clearway Energy Group totalling 110 MW and Hawaiian Electric’s West Loch solar array producing 20 MW came online on Oahu, Hawaii, in 2019. In addition, nearly 3500 new systems across Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Wind energy powerhouse Vestas announces plans for ‘zero-waste’ turbines

January 20, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Danish firm Vestas said Monday that it was aiming to produce “zero-waste” wind turbines by the year 2040. The wind turbine manufacturer explained that its goal would mean operating a value chain that produced no waste materials. This, it added […]


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 […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar industry asks for central role in Europe’s green investment plan

January 15, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Solar representatives have called for the energy source to become one of the beneficiaries of Europe’s new green investment roadmap, presented in Brussels this week. On Tuesday, top European Commission figures revealed a plan that would have Europe channel “at […]


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 […]


News and Policies, State

New York Planning 1GW-Plus Offshore Wind Solicitation in 2020

January 9, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New York confirmed plans to issue its second solicitation for offshore wind farms this year, expected to add at least 1 gigawatt to the state’s pipeline. The upcoming solicitation, to be overseen once again by the New York State Energy […]


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 […]


News and Policies, World

Korea, Saudi Arabia progress with SMART collaboration

January 7, 2020

Via: World Nuclear News

The ministry said the amendment had been made in response to a request from Saudi Arabia that Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) participates in the project as the company’s experience in the construction and operation of power reactors would […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

JA Solar unveils plans for new 5GW cell, 10GW module production facilities

January 2, 2020

Via: PV Resources

‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has unveiled plans to bolster its output with a new cell manufacturing facility and module production plant. In a filing with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, submitted yesterday, JA Solar said it would […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Renewables’ share of electricity generation surpasses gas for first time in UK

December 19, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

The U.K. saw electricity generation from renewables hit 28.8 terawatt hours (TWh) in the third quarter of 2019, according to figures released Thursday, just bettering gas-generated electricity. The Department of for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Energy Trends publication shows […]


News and Policies, State

PSC Ensures Growth of Renewable Energy Resources to Combat Climate Change

December 16, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The Public Service Commission today (12/12) acted to further promote the growth of renewable energy sources in New York by adopting a measure to consolidate the utility bills of Community Distributed Generation (CDG) customers. Consolidated billing will lower consumer costs […]


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 […]