Tag: Renewables Industry

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Cleaning up renewable energy

March 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Australia has the highest proportion of household photovoltaic (PV) systems in the world, with more than 21 percent of homes — or around 2.59 million — now possessing a solar energy system. It is estimated more than 100,000 tonnes of […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Coronavirus Could Make It Harder to Keep Wind Farms Up and Running

March 19, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

If a wind farm breaks down during the COVID-19 global pandemic, who will be there to fix it? So far, much of the focus on the outbreak’s impact on the renewables industry has been on factory shutdowns and the challenges […]

Energy Economics

Trump’s China Tariffs May Deal Solar a Second Tariff Blow

June 18, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

President Donald Trump’s latest batch of proposed tariffs includes a familiar target — solar. Buried as an obscure-sounding item in a 10-page Trump administration list of Chinese products that are set to be taxed at an additional 25 percent are […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Microsoft Purchases Additional 237 MW of Wind Energy

November 15, 2016

Via: Power Engineering

Microsoft announced a wind energy purchase agreement totaling 237 MW of energy, which is its biggest purchase of wind energy to date. The purchase brings Microsoft’s total investment in wind energy projects in the U.S. to more than 500 MW. […]