Fury at Plans to Scrap UK Renewables Subsidies

Fri, 2018-07-20 06:47

Renewables and sustainability groups have reacted with fury to proposals by the UK government to scrap subsidies for green energy projects.

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Agreement signed to advance 480-MW Majes Siguas II hydro project in Peru

Thu, 2018-07-19 09:31

The Arequipa regional government in Peru and power distributor Luz del Sur have signed a contract to advance development of the 480-MW Majes Siguas II hydro project.

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Report Forecasts 12 GW a Year of Windpower in Asia Pacific

Thu, 2018-07-19 08:18

Annual wind power capacity in the Asia Pacific (excluding China) will reach a peak of 12.1 GW by 2022.

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India Proposes Tariffs on China, Malaysia Solar Cells

Wed, 2018-07-18 08:34
India has recommended imposing a 25 percent safeguard duty on solar cells from China and Malaysia, saying the overseas supplies have caused or threatened “serious injury” to domestic manufacturers.
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How a “Friendly” Solar and Storage Microgrid is Increasing the Standard of Living in Tanzania

Wed, 2018-07-18 08:30
A 6-kW PV system, lead-acid batteries and an intelligent controller are providing power to more than 70 residents and businesses in a remote African village.
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Launch of Belgium’s Largest Onsite Energy Storage Battery

Wed, 2018-07-18 05:36

The largest energy storage battery of its kind in Belgium has been commissioned at a print binding works in Puurs.

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Pivot Power Plans Energy Storage and EV Superhub

Wed, 2018-07-18 04:43

UK company Pivot Power is to build a £25 million grid-scale battery and electric vehicle charging ‘superhub’ on the edge of the city of Southampton in England.

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Eelpower Buys Battery Project To Advance Storage Ambitions

Wed, 2018-07-18 03:43

UK energy storage firm Eelpower has acquired a recently-completed 20 MW battery scheme in England.


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LO3 Energy Brand joins Global Energy Blockchain Affiliates

Tue, 2018-07-17 12:42

Exergy, a brand of L03 Energy, has become an affiliate of the Energy Web Foundation, which is a joint venture between the Rocky Mountain Institute and Austria-based Grid Singularity.

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EPRI Wins $1.8 million for Solar Forecasting Technology Research

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:32

Solar Forecasting 2 projects are designed to enable electric utilities to better manage the variability and uncertainty of solar power and improve grid reliability

Categories: Renewable Energy

Global Investments in Electricity Beat Investments in Oil and Gas for Second Year in a Row

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:13
IEA report reveals that more than US $750 billion went to the electricity sector while US $715 billion was spent on oil and gas supply globally as the world continues on the path to electrification.
Categories: Renewable Energy

Tilt Renewables Looks to Cloud for Data Analysis

Tue, 2018-07-17 04:59

Australasian renewables company Tilt Renewables has signed a deal to use Cloud technology for data analysis of its wind, solar and hydropower plants.

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Last Word: Bifacial Plus Tracking Boosts Solar Energy Yield by 27 Percent

Mon, 2018-07-16 09:26
While U.S. solar developers may be worried about the Section 201 tariffs another trend could help offset their impact: high-efficiency modules.
Categories: Renewable Energy

Drones Across Spain Are Spotting Dodgy Solar Panels and Wind Turbines

Mon, 2018-07-16 09:20
Drones the size of manhole covers are helping Spain’s biggest utility to squeeze costs of green electricity, spotting faulty solar panels and wind-turbine blades way ahead of engineers on the ground.
Categories: Renewable Energy

California Decision Means SCE Could Use Solar, Storage to Offset New Gas Generation

Mon, 2018-07-16 09:13
Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) authorized Southern California Edison (SCE) to recover in customer rates the cost of contracts for innovative clean energy resources to offset the need for new natural gas generation.
Categories: Renewable Energy

Puerto Rico's Grid Authority Loses Yet Another CEO

Mon, 2018-07-16 07:45

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello named two new board members Friday. Eli Diaz and Ralph Kreil will be chair and vice chair, respectively, and the board hopes to name yet another new CEO sometime this week.

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On a Mission to Cut Electricity Rates, Ontario’s Ford Says He Will Cancel Wind, Solar Contracts

Mon, 2018-07-16 06:44
Renewable-power contracts from Boralex Inc. and Invenergy LLC are among those targeted for cancellation by Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who’s working to terminate or wind down more than 750 contracts in a revamp of the province’s energy policies.
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Using Solar Plus Storage Design to Tackle High Demand Charges

Mon, 2018-07-16 05:19

Increasing penetration of distributed, renewable energy is causing an upheaval in traditional utility business models and spurring a re-examination of tariff structures that have been in place for over 100 years. Solar plus storage can help.

Categories: Renewable Energy

Apple Launches New Clean Energy Fund in China

Fri, 2018-07-13 10:01

The fund will be managed through DWS Group

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New York Begins Wave toward 2,400 MW of Offshore Wind

Fri, 2018-07-13 09:15

The state’s Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800 MW of offshore wind through a solicitation in the fourth quarter this year.

Categories: Renewable Energy


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