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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Puerto Rico Mulls Shift to 100% Renewable Energy After Hurricanes

November 5, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Regulators in Puerto Rico have introduced a clean energy bill that would put the island on the path to getting 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The bill calls for 20% renewable electricity by 2025, 50% by […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables face increasingly level playing field

November 2, 2018

Via: Petroleum Economist

Opponents of renewable energy—a broad church that can stretch from economists lamenting subsidies’ distortion of competitive markets to climate-change-science deniers, and from hydrocarbons industry incumbents to uncompromising single-issue environmental lobbies—have a problem. Their inconvenient truth is that these technologies are […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

South Korean auto giants unveil solar roof charging tech for cars

October 31, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Hyundai and Kia have unveiled plans to install “solar roof” charging on a number of Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. In an announcement Wednesday, the Hyundai Motor Group said that electricity generating solar panels would be “incorporated” onto either the roof […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Nestlé to Power its Texas Operations with 50% Renewable Energy

October 23, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA), together with ENGIE Resources, today announced that they have signed a renewable energy agreement through which ENGIE will supply more than 50% of the energy needed for NWNA’s manufacturing and distribution facilities in Texas. With […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Facebook to be powered by 100MW of solar in New Mexico

October 22, 2018

Via: PV Resources

NM Renewable Development, LLC (NMRD), a joint venture between subsidiaries of utilities PNM Resources and American Electric Power, will build two 50MW solar PV projects in New Mexico to power Facebook facilities. Last week, PNM Resources’ New Mexico utility, PNM, […]


News and Policies, State

New York State Invests $40 Million in Solar Energy and Storage Projects

October 12, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced this week that $40 million will be available in early November to support solar projects that integrate energy storage. This latest investment is aimed at helping the state reach its energy storage target of […]


News and Policies, World

Is The Global Energy Transition On Track?

October 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

Are we doing enough to save the planet? Silly question. The latest prognosis from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made for gloomy reading. Fundamental to the Paris Agreement is the target of keeping global average temperatures from […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar manufacturing industry R&D spending in 2017 hits new high

October 9, 2018

Via: PV Resources

Historically, we have tracked the annual R&D spending of 12 key publicly-listed PV module manufacturers over the last 10 years to provide insight into the broader industry trends of innovation, higher conversion efficiencies and overall competitiveness of the sector. In […]