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US 2018 Budget and Climate Finance: It's Bad, but Not As Bad As You Might Think

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:35

Last year, we looked at the extreme cuts to international climate financethe Trump administration put forward in their fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. Based on Trump's announcements, one might assume that U.S. climate finance has fallen to zero.

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US 2018 Budget and Climate Finance: It's Bad, but Not As Bad As You Might Think

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:35

Last year, we looked at the extreme cuts to international climate financethe Trump administration put forward in their fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. Based on Trump's announcements, one might assume that U.S. climate finance has fallen to zero.

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Lithium Sector Surge Is Poised to Ignite New Deals

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:16

The tripling in lithium prices over three years is poised to fuel a multi-billion dollar rush of deals as major players jostle for dominance to supply the metal needed for the electric vehicle battery revolution.

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Lithium Sector Surge Is Poised to Ignite New Deals

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:16

The tripling in lithium prices over three years is poised to fuel a multi-billion dollar rush of deals as major players jostle for dominance to supply the metal needed for the electric vehicle battery revolution.

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Steel Tariffs May Hurt Growing Energy Storage Market

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 12:45

The burgeoning battery-storage industry may become the latest to feel the sting of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 

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Steel Tariffs May Hurt Growing Energy Storage Market

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 12:45

The burgeoning battery-storage industry may become the latest to feel the sting of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 

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From Billions to Trillions: Pledge Calls for More Green Bonds

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 12:51

The Climate Bonds Initiative annual conference in London on March 20 provided the backdrop for the launch of a new pledge for the use of green bonds for infrastructure investment.

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From Billions to Trillions: Pledge Calls for More Green Bonds

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 12:51

The Climate Bonds Initiative annual conference in London on March 20 provided the backdrop for the launch of a new pledge for the use of green bonds for infrastructure investment.

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Aquila Capital announces launch of fund to focus on renewable energy, including hydro

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:41

Aquila Capital is launching a new fund called Energy Transition Infrastructure Fund “to invest in energy infrastructure assets that are essential to Europe’s energy transition,” including hydro.

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Aquila Capital announces launch of fund to focus on renewable energy, including hydro

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:41

Aquila Capital is launching a new fund called Energy Transition Infrastructure Fund “to invest in energy infrastructure assets that are essential to Europe’s energy transition,” including hydro.

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ViZn Energy Lays off Employees, Ceases Operations

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:38

ViZn Energy Systems has laid off all of its 70 employees, with roughly 60 based in the Flathead Valley, and ceased operations at its facility on U.S. Highway 2 south of Columbia Falls, in what company officials are hoping is a temporary furlough while they seek investors and get their finances in order.

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ViZn Energy Lays off Employees, Ceases Operations

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:38

ViZn Energy Systems has laid off all of its 70 employees, with roughly 60 based in the Flathead Valley, and ceased operations at its facility on U.S. Highway 2 south of Columbia Falls, in what company officials are hoping is a temporary furlough while they seek investors and get their finances in order.

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Editor's Letter: Questioning Low-Priced Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 10:27

Globally, the cost of renewable energy has been dropping like a stone for many years. Records are set with each and every tender. (Tenders are reverse auctions where a government requests a set amount of capacity and developers bid their best price.)

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Editor's Letter: Questioning Low-Priced Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 10:27

Globally, the cost of renewable energy has been dropping like a stone for many years. Records are set with each and every tender. (Tenders are reverse auctions where a government requests a set amount of capacity and developers bid their best price.)

Categories: Renewable Energy

Doosan Supports Offshore Wind Plus Storage Demo for Vietnam

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 10:02

South Korean wind turbine manufacturer Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) last week said it has reached an agreement to support development of an offshore wind plus energy storage demonstration project in Vietnam.

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Doosan Supports Offshore Wind Plus Storage Demo for Vietnam

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 10:02

South Korean wind turbine manufacturer Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) last week said it has reached an agreement to support development of an offshore wind plus energy storage demonstration project in Vietnam.

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Powerpack Selected for Victoria’s First Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Project

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 08:02

The government of Victoria, Australia, has chosen a Tesla Powerpack for integration with a 50-MW solar farm recently placed into commercial operation in the state.

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Powerpack Selected for Victoria’s First Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Project

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 08:02

The government of Victoria, Australia, has chosen a Tesla Powerpack for integration with a 50-MW solar farm recently placed into commercial operation in the state.

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Tesla Pushes Energy Storage in Resolution of SolarCity Lawsuit

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 07:14

Tesla and Arizona utility Salt River Project (SRP) last week reached an agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed by SolarCity before its purchase by Tesla.

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Tesla Pushes Energy Storage in Resolution of SolarCity Lawsuit

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 07:14

Tesla and Arizona utility Salt River Project (SRP) last week reached an agreement that resolves a lawsuit filed by SolarCity before its purchase by Tesla.

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