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Stanford Researchers Recommend Changes to US Solar Policies, Encourage Collaboration with China

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-04-04 06:17
The rapidly expanding solar energy industry could meaningfully contribute to curbing climate change only if governments and the private sector approach it more economically and efficiently, according to a new Stanford study.

 

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China’s Wind Power Investment Declines in 2016 for First Time

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-04-04 05:58
The China Electricity Council recently published the 2016-2017 Analysis and Forecast Report on Demand and Supply of China’s Power Industry, revealing that the country’s installed grid-connected wind power capacity had reached about 150 million kW by the end of 2016, advancing by just 13.2 percent from a year earlier and accounting for 9 percent of the total installed capacity.

 

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NYPA, Ontario Power Generation Test Capabilities of Drone for Future Power Authority Use

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2017-04-04 05:02
MASSENA - Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. Nope, it's not Superman, but rather drones being tested by the New York Power Authority for possible use in the future. Last week, a team from the New York Power Authority joined some Ontario Power Generation representatives to fly a drone around the Robert Moses Dam and St.
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Sunrun Said to Seek $200 Million in Debt for Rooftop Solar

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-04-03 07:59
Sunrun Inc., the largest U.S. independent residential solar company, is seeking about $200 million in project-finance debt to build more rooftop power systems, according to people familiar with the deal.

 

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Nanjing Waste-to-energy Project Phase II Begins Operation

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-04-03 06:14

China Everbright International last week said that it has placed the second phase of its Nanjing waste-to-energy project into commercial operation. Nanjing phase two is designed with a daily household waste processing capacity of 2,000 metric tons, with a total investment of approximately RMB980 million (US$142 million).

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Modi's Aim to Spread Solar to Poorer Nations Wins IEA Support

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-04-03 05:44

The International Energy Agency will help support Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal to spread solar power to more developing nations, especially those clustered around the Equator.

 

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Waste-to-energy Firm Expands Plans for Five Plants in Southern Mexico

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-04-03 05:35

Miami-based EAWC Technologies last week said it is expanding its plan to build several waste-to-energy (WtE) power plants in Mexico. The company signed a revised agreement with Mexico-based Tecnologias Verdes SA de CV to construct a WtE power plant in Chiapas in southern Mexico — the first of five planned for the area.

 

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First Unit of Sarulla Geothermal Project in North Sumatra Now Online

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2017-04-03 05:27

The first 110-MW unit of the Sarulla geothermal project began commercial operations in late March. When completed, the full project in Indonesia’s North Sumatra will have a capacity of about 380 MW. The project combines flash and binary geothermal technologies.

 

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