Tag: renewable energy

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

US solar to outrun wind as king of 85GW corporate PPA future

August 22, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Solar is to leapfrog wind to become the undisputed top renewable energy source for US corporates greening their supply through 2030, according to Wood Mackenzie and US wind body AWEA. In a report unveiled this week, both organisations said a […]

News and Policies, State

Texas’ Power Price Spike and Designing Markets for a Carbon-Free Grid

August 19, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Last week as Texas’ ERCOT grid reached its price cap of $9,000 per megawatt-hour and the price map on ERCOT’s home page became a solid and deep red, many energy market wonks highlighted that this is a feature, not a […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

To meet future energy demands, India is promising a push toward sustainability

August 16, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Home to more than 1 billion people, India is a huge economic, political and cultural force and when it comes to renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has ambitious plans. In June 2019, Anand Kumar, the secretary of India’s […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Kroger Announces its Largest Solar Energy Project to Date

August 13, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Ralphs, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co., recently announced the installation of a photovoltaic solar power array at its automated distribution center in Paramount, Calif., a 555,000-square-foot building that provides products to 190 Ralphs stores and 95 Food 4 Less […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How two global organizations are helping to lay the foundations for a renewable energy future

August 9, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Around the world, big businesses and governments are searching for ways to increase their use of renewable sources of energy and, at the same time, reduce their impact on the environment. Organizations such as REN21, which describes itself as an […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Forecast shows continued decline for coal

August 7, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released its Short Term Energy Outlook for 2019 and we have summarized the key highlights for you below. Electricity, coal, renewables and emissions EIA expects the share of U.S. total utility-scale electricity generation […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

PV-Tech research establishes technology-leadership scorecard for top-100 module suppliers

August 1, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Finlay Colville is the Head of Research, PV-Tech & Solar Media Ltd. He joined Solar Media in June 2015 as head of the new Solar Intelligence activities. Until October 2014, he was vice president and head of solar at NPD […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Corporate Investment In Solar Energy Surges

July 29, 2019

Via: Forbes

America’s top corporations are pouring investments into solar energy – led by Apple and Amazon— according to a newly released report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). Following mixed growth in the early part of this decade, corporate solar […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Gas is part of the solution in the planet’s energy transition, Goldman Sachs strategist says

July 26, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Gas has an important role to play in the global energy transition, according to the head of EMEA natural resources research at Goldman Sachs. Speaking to CNBC Friday, Michele Della Vigna said that, in his personal view, gas was “part […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Trump’s Wrong About Wind

July 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

Earlier this year, President Trump gave a speech to energy workers in Louisiana, where he shared his belief that wind power is unreliable: “When the wind doesn’t blow you don’t watch television that night. Your wife says, ‘what the hell […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE reveals new parts for the ‘world’s largest offshore wind turbine’

July 23, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

GE Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of General Electric based in Paris, revealed “the first manufactured components” for its gigantic Haliade-X 12 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine. On Monday, the firm displayed the first nacelle for the turbine, which will now […]

News and Policies, State

New York Enacts 100% Clean Energy Law, Secures 1.7 GW of Offshore Wind

July 19, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

New York on July 18 enacted the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), law that requires the state to produce 100% of its power from renewables and nuclear by 2040. The legislation includes agreements to build two offshore wind […]

Energy Consumption, World

The Global Energy Map Is Changing Faster Than YouThink

July 16, 2019

Via: Forbes

A $20 billion investment aims to supply electricity to Singapore from what will be, for the time being, the world’s largest solar farm: Sun Cable. Located in Australia and linked by a 3,800-kilometer submarine cable, its magnificent 15,000 hectares of […]

News and Policies, World

Renewable Energy Provides Growing Source Of Skilled Jobs For Africa And Asia

July 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

The 100 million youth entering the African labor market will be unemployed by 2030 if current trends continue , according to the African Development Bank. In India, unemployment is also at record highs. Youth comprise more than 10% of the […]

News and Policies, World

GE Renewable Energy wins order for 138 MW windfarm in Turkey

July 10, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

A 138 MW windfarm in Turkey is to be powered by 27 turbines from GE Renewable Energy. The Saros windfarm will be operated by Turkish energy company Borusan EnBW Enerji which is investing $190m in the project. Borusan EnBW Enerji […]