China's Jinko Solar sees more foreign sales as domestic market shaky

Tue, 2019-06-11 05:30
JinkoSolar Holding Co., the world’s biggest solar panel maker, sees China’s photovoltaic power additions slumping this year and a greater share of its revenue coming from overseas amid uncertainties over Beijing’s new policies.
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EnBW acquires French renewables firm VALECO

Tue, 2019-06-11 03:00

German utility EnBW has acquired French wind and solar developer and operator VALECO.

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FERC's data shows US renewable generating capacity has surpassed coal

Mon, 2019-06-10 07:43
According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), U.S. electrical generating capacity by renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) has now - for the first time - surpassed that of coal.
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In quest for bigger batteries, California mulls pumped hydro

Mon, 2019-06-10 05:15
As the sun sets on California’s solar farms, a backup energy source deep in the Sierra Nevada Mountains springs to life.
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Are you a global power & energy elite? Nominations are now open!

Fri, 2019-06-07 10:59
“Recognizing leaders in the power and energy industry not only gives us the opportunity to celebrate them and the projects that they are involved in, it also enables us to learn vital business and life lessons from these often exceptional individuals. We find out what makes them tick, what frustrates them and the processes they follow to address challenges – this is often inspiring, eye-opening stuff and cannot but contribute to the growth of the sector.“
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Offshore wind experts jockey for position as industry heats up in the US Northeast

Fri, 2019-06-07 10:19
A number of recent announcements highlight just how quickly and aggressively the U.S. offshore wind industry is growing in the Northeast. States are enacting offshore wind target capacity laws and initiatives and companies are setting up offices in the region and making strategic hires so they can participate in what will soon be a booming industry.
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Iberdola in planning for Europe's largest solar farm at 590-MW

Fri, 2019-06-07 08:14
Iberdrola SA is working to build what it says will be Europe’s largest solar farm at a cost of 300 million euros ($337 million).
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J-POWER invests to help fund 250-MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Australia

Fri, 2019-06-07 07:21

Genex Power Limited has signed a share subscription agreement (SSA) with Electric Power Development Co Ltd, trading as J-POWER, for a conditional investment of up to AUD$25 million (US$17.5 million).

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Is vegetation management a problem for your solar farm? Just add sheep

Thu, 2019-06-06 09:21
Community solar provider Nexamp kicked off a new solar grazing program recently with the deployment of approximately 150 sheep on its solar farm in Newfield, NY. The sheep, provided by a local sheep farmer, will be used to provide sustainable vegetation management at the site throughout the growing season. Solar grazing provides a variety of important benefits to the sheep farmer, the sheep, the community and the solar farm developer.
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It’s clean, powerful and available: Are you ready for hydrogen energy?

Thu, 2019-06-06 08:12
As the world responds to the challenges of climate change, energy systems are evolving, and evolving fast. The past 10 years have seen the rise (and dramatic cost reduction) of renewable energy such as wind and solar, to the extent that they are no longer considered alternative energy. They have become mainstream energy sources. Now, what will be the “next big thing” as the world shifts to a low carbon future?
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Construction begins on 7-MW community solar farm in New York

Wed, 2019-06-05 11:16
This week US Light Energy held a launch ceremony to announce the start of construction of its latest community solar initiative.
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LevelTen receives series B funding; arranges 146-MW PPA for Starbucks

Wed, 2019-06-05 10:46
Seattle, WA-based LevelTen Energy helps corporate buyers of renewable energy find and purchase energy from solar and wind projects within North America through its procurement platform. The company says its solution reduces the cost, complexity, and risk of renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs), by incorporating analytics, aggregation, and process best practices.
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GE Renewable Energy to provide predictive O&M for Enel Green Power hydro plants in Spain

Wed, 2019-06-05 09:04

GE Renewable Energy has signed a three-year agreement with Enel Green Power to provide predictive operation and maintenance capabilities to the group's hydro plants in Spain, with a total capacity of up to 3.2 GW.

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Anheuser-Busch partners with Recurrent Energy to meet renewable energy goals

Tue, 2019-06-04 09:59

Anheuser-Busch President and CEO Michel Doukeris wouldn't give financial details of the agreement, but says it's a smart investment

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Vestas awarded turnkey 35-MW South African wind project

Tue, 2019-06-04 09:57

Vestas will provide construction, engineering and procurement for EDF Renewables' 35-MW Wesley wind farm in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province.

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Duke Energy Florida to build 22 MW of electricity storage

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:45
Duke Energy Florida (DEF) announced three battery storage projects, totaling 22 megawatts, that will improve overall reliability and support critical services during power outages, according to the company.
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Aggreko delivers 2 MW/3.8 MWh energy storage system for National Grid US

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:45

The energy storage resource is expected to help lower energy costs for National Grid’s customers in upstate New York

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DC Solar scammers serve as cautionary tale for solar investors

Tue, 2019-06-04 07:03
Jeff Carpoff had a lot to celebrate as friends and business associates gathered at his company’s Christmas party last year.
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PJM looks to plug ‘leaks’ sprouting from patchwork of state carbon policies

Mon, 2019-06-03 08:02
The nation’s largest electric grid operator is grappling with how to prevent state climate policies from merely pushing emissions — and costs — across state lines.
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China adds 5.2 GW of photovoltaic capacity in Q1 2019

Mon, 2019-06-03 07:14
In the first quarter of this year, China added 5.2 gigawatts (GW) of installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity, according to the National Energy Administration. The figure is a drop from the 9.65 GW in the same period of 2018, due to the new policy on the construction of PV facilities for 2019 having been issued later in the year than similar policies issued in earlier years.
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