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Energy Consumption, Global

Financing renewable energy in developing economies

December 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In 2015 at the United Nations Assembly, 17 Sustainable Development Goals were established. The purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals is to make sure that everyone has a better and sustainable future. One of them was coined SDG7 and aims […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Benefits of mesoscale modeling for offshore wind projects

December 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The wind industry has long recognized the technical value of mesoscale numerical weather prediction (“mesoscale modeling”) for wind energy resource assessment. Mesoscale models simulate all atmospheric processes that impact wind farm performance, including transient storm systems and weather fronts, land […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Rooftop Solar and Energy Storage Are Not Republican or Democrat, They’re American

December 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

There is a common misperception that “green energy” appeals mostly to liberals. However, at least some of the facts don’t support that view. A case in point can be found in the rooftop solar sector. “It’s not Republican or Democratic. […]


News and Policies, World

Affordable Dacia Spring Takes Pole As France Hits Record 23.5% Plugin EV Share

December 1, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

November saw France, Europe’s second largest auto market, hit a record 23.5% plugin electric vehicle share, up from 14.8% share a year ago. Legacy diesels and plugless hybrids continued to stagnate below 20% share, with petrol taking a breath at […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

November 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday. The Solar Energy Industries Association, the primary lobbying […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables account for 20% of U.S. electricity generation through Q3 2021

November 30, 2021

Via: Power Engineering

Driven by strong solar and wind power growth, electrical generation by renewable energy sources (i.e., also including biomass, geothermal, hydropower) accounted for 20.45% of total U.S. production during the first three-quarters of 2021, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis […]


News and Policies, World

IRENA and OLADE Reinforce Commitment to Boost Renewables in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 24, 2021

Via: IRENA

The Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), have signed a new agreement to work closely in efforts to scale up the deployment of renewable energy in the Latin American and Caribbean region as it […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The challenges in pursuit of a green hydrogen economy

November 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Green Hydrogen is the trendiest clean energy source around, touted for its ‘simple’ ability to turn water into a highly combustible energy source capable of replacing our demand for oil and gas. However, the costs of green hydrogen are significant […]


News and Policies, State

Michigan utility set to add 375MW of solar across three projects as part of renewables strategy

November 19, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Michigan utility Consumers Energy will add 375MW of new solar PV capacity across three projects in the state as part of its Clean Energy Plan. Consumers Energy will own and operate one facility, while purchasing power from the other two. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

$2.6 Billion Committed to New Solar Projects in Texas, California

November 18, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A company that invests in clean energy projects to serve customers interested in low-carbon sources of electricity announced it has closed eight separate deals, representing a total of $2.6 billion in financing commitments for construction and operation of six late-stage […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower launches VPP in three US states as it seeks to strengthen residential solar offering

November 17, 2021

Via: PV Resources

US solar installer SunPower has launched its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), enabling SunVault battery energy storage system (BESS) customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to earn “hundreds of dollars a year” for allowing utility access to their stored […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Strategies for reducing the fossil-fuel impact of electric vehicles

November 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The impact of electric transportation on pollution and reduced carbon emissions and fossil-fuel consumption is complicated. On the one hand, well-designed electric vehicles (EVs) use much less energy per mile than conventionally-fueled vehicles. For passenger cars, good all-electric designs use […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Researchers receive funding to create anti-soiling coating for solar modules

November 15, 2021

Via: PV Resources

UK-based researchers have secured funding to develop and test a scalable anti-soiling coating for solar modules that could reduce the frequency of cleaning cycles while improving power output. Having received funding for a three-year study, a team at Loughborough University […]


News and Policies, World

Green goals for heavy industries in the energy transition

November 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Our emissions crisis is often defined in simplistic terms, often focusing on the more obvious carbon-intensive sectors of oil and gas production, shipping and aviation or the ‘carbon footprint’ of the individual. Intentional or not, this fails to provide a […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Major EV Charging Hub Set Near New York City

November 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A site touted as the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging hub in the U.S. is taking shape at an industrial park in New Jersey, just minutes from New York City. Power Edison, a New Jersey-based developer and provider of utility-scale […]