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'Wind Champion' Congressman Arrington Will Defend Wind on Capitol Hill

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2017-11-08 06:38

Congressman Jodey Arrington, a republican member of congress from Texas, recently received the American Wind Energy Association’s “U.S. Wind Champion Award” at Southern Power’s Bethel Wind Farm. AWEA hasn’t given out the award in more than five years. 

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What Is the Business Case for Energy Storage in Africa?

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-11-07 09:57

A common element of the energy storage discussion is that the growth of storage projects appears unstoppable, while their cost will continue dropping. So, has the time arrived to start developing African energy storage projects and what are the current opportunities and barriers to overcome?

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35 GW of Storage Can Save US $4 Billion by 2025

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-11-07 08:38

If the U.S. can deploy 35 GW of new energy storage by 2025, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) estimates that the return in operational savings from those deployments could surpass $4 billion.

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CHP Project for Empire State Plaza Misses the Mark

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-11-06 11:10

An associate in New York recently sent me a copy of the “Empire State Plaza CHP and Microgrid Project Overview, October 26, 2017,” found on the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA’s) website.

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New Discovery Makes Wood Pellet Storage Safer

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-11-06 10:43

The benefits of bio-based sources for heat and power systems are sometimes called into question, but a new discovery is helping make wood pellets better for the environment.

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4 Job Sectors You Need to Watch in US Offshore Wind

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-11-06 07:21

Which job sectors have the highest potential for growth under the foreseeable development path for offshore wind projects on the U.S. East Coast? A new report has the answers.

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Import Dispute Is Putting India Solar in a Bind

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2017-11-03 09:44

Several solar projects in India are facing delays and inflated costs as customs officials have blocked more than 900 containers of panel shipments for more than a month by demanding higher import duties.

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Unparalleled Leadership: The 2017 Power-Gen Woman of the Year Finalists

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2017-11-03 08:01

In early 2013, a group of industry women, dubbed the Women in Power committee, assembled in Orlando, Fla., to figure out how to honor women who have dedicated their careers to the power industry. The industry is dominated with men making up more than 75 percent of the workforce, according to estimates.

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