Tag: solar and wind

Electric, Energy Consumption, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar and wind produce record 10% of global electricity

August 13, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Solar and wind generated a record 9.8% of global electricity during the first six months of 2020, but further gains are needed if Paris Agreement targets are to be met, a new report has said. Generation from both renewable energy […]

News and Policies, State

Geothermal balances California’s renewable portfolio

May 13, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

California’s rapid renewable energy expansion has led to a boom in large-scale solar and wind projects and a huge expansion of rooftop solar. As costs have fallen, solar energy has become much less expensive, and utility-scale solar and wind are […]

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 […]

News and Policies, World

US Power Africa Initiative Backs $1BN of Solar, Wind Projects

June 8, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

With financial backing from the U.S. government, an Israeli solar developer Gigawatt Global Cooperatief UA signed a deal with the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States to build $1 billion of renewable energy projects in the region. The U.S. […]