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Shell to Seek Sale of Stake in $1.4 Billion Offshore Wind Farm

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-10-04 12:28

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its partners Eneco Holdings NV and Mitsubishi Corp. are seeking to sell a stake in two Dutch offshore wind farm projects that may cost $1.4 billion to develop, two people familiar with the plan said.

 

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Three Countries to Account for Two-thirds of Global Renewables Growth by 2022

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-10-04 10:25

The International Energy Agency (IEA) today said that China, India and the U.S. will account for two-thirds of global renewable energy expansion over the next five years.

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How Catastrophic is Perry’s NOPR for Renewables?

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-10-03 14:32

Rocky Mountain Institute’s Mark Dyson is an expert who studies grid resilience as part of RMI’s Electricity Innovation Lab. He offered his thoughts on what the NOPR means for renewable energy.

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Saudi Arabia Gets Cheapest Bids for Solar Power in Auction

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-10-03 11:34

Saudi Arabia received offers to supply solar electricity for the cheapest prices ever recorded, marking the start of a $50 billion program to diversify the oil producer’s domestic energy supplies away from fossil fuels.

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New York Eyes 3,200 MW of New Offshore Wind Areas

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-10-03 10:10

New York State officials yesterday said that that the state has asked the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider identifying and leasing at least four new wind energy areas (WEA) off New York’s Atlantic Coast, with a total of 3,200 MW of offshore wind generation.

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Sunnova Works to Restore Solar Systems, Build Up Resilient Grid in Puerto Rico

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-10-03 09:36

Houston-based Sunnova Energy Corp. yesterday said that it is working to send energy storage systems to Puerto Rico as part of an effort to solve the immediate needs of Puerto Rican solar customers and to create a more resilient, long-term power service for the island’s energy infrastructure.

 

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5 Emerging Trends for Corporate Buyers of Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-10-03 09:09

Today, companies are making big moves to power their operations with clean energy. To date, corporate buyers have purchased a global total of 19 GW of renewable energy, enough to power five million average American homes.

 

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From Black to Green: DONG Energy is Now Ørsted

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-10-02 15:04

DONG Energy on October 2, announced to shareholders that it was changing its name to Ørsted to better reflect the profound strategic transformation from black to green energy and the company’s recent divestment of the upstream oil and gas production.

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Jobs and Gigawatts: How To Position Your Solar Company In Light Of The Suniva Trade Case

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-10-02 13:35

How should you position your solar company in light of the Suniva/SolarWorld trade case? To address that question, I recently participated in a Renewable Energy World webcast with Abby Hopper, president of the Solar Energy Industries Association, and Matthew Nicely, a lawyer representing SEIA. For NEXTracker, our position is clear: We fully support SEIA’s efforts to convince the U.S. International Trade Commission to recommend the least harmful remedy, for two simple reasons: jobs and gigawatts.

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