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Timely US Offshore Wind Construction Support Vessel Proposed

Renewable Energy - 9 hours 47 min ago
Two companies based in The Netherlands have proposed developing a near-term marine vessel solution for delivering wind turbine parts for the construction of new U.S. offshore wind projects planned over the next few years.
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AT&T ‘Goes Big’ on Wind Power in Texas

Renewable Energy - 9 hours 47 min ago
AT&T last week said it is adding to its wind power program with the purchase of 300 MW from two new wind farms in Wilbarger and Hardeman counties in Texas.
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NPR's Planet Money Features the World's Biggest Battery

Renewable Energy - 12 hours 25 min ago

California is generating a ton of solar power-some days, more than people can use. It could power the whole state soon, except for one problem: There's no way to hold on to all that energy at night.

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Trump's China Tariffs May Deal Solar a Second Tariff Blow

Renewable Energy - 14 hours 55 min ago
Buried as an obscure-sounding item in a 10-page Trump administration list of Chinese products that are set to be taxed at an additional 25 percent are some solar equipment that, if ultimately included, could affect the renewables industry.
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Funding Puts Community-Scale Microgrid in Line for Wholesale Market Participation

Renewable Energy - 14 hours 55 min ago
The California Energy Commission has approved a grant for a community-scale microgrid that will participate in California’s wholesale electricity market.
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Want To Save the World with Your Brilliant Clean Energy Idea?

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-06-15 13:28
A new partnership between Enel and InnoCentive focuses on the power of the crowd to solve many of the world’s sustainable energy challenges.
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New Research Consortium Tasked with Reducing Offshore Wind Costs

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-06-15 10:16
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected NYSERDA to administer an $18.5 million offshore wind research and development consortium that will identify ways to reduce the cost of offshore wind in the U.S.
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More California Parks Are Now Offering Remote Solar EV Charging

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-06-15 10:16
Two of California’s state parks have received new public charging infrastructure that offers electric vehicle owners the ability to charge up on solar power.
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How School Buses Could Help Run Air Conditioners During Peak Demand

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-06-15 10:16
Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state.
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PennWell Partners with Folds of Honor Foundation

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-06-14 11:03
In commemoration of Flag Day, PennWell Corp. is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to raise money for military families. The effort is in conjunction with PennWell’s Wall of Honor, a traveling wall highlighting the names of our military service personnel (past and present) and displayed at all PennWell power generation events in North America. The wall displays the branch, the company and the name of each person honored.
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Solar in the US Midwest Will Deliver Sustainable Power for Crypto Mining

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-06-14 07:41
Vancouver, B.C.-based solar developer Solar Alliance Energy Inc. yesterday said it is moving forward with plans to create solar-powered cryptocurrency mining facilities, with the first to be built in Illinois.
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A Solar Market Insight for Intersolar Europe

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-06-14 07:41
The advancement of solar power in the global energy mix is demanding and launching diverse affiliated products and services that will help the sector develop. Those products and services will be highlighted at Intersolar Europe in Munich next week.
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Connecticut Selects Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Project for Development

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 14:02
Connecticut today selected Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind proposal for development as part of an approximately 250-MW round of renewable energy projects.
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Engie Brasil raises $50 million for investments into Jaguara and Miranda hydro plants

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 13:19

Brazilian utility Engie Brasil has announced a US$160 million public offering, with funds earmarked for investment into the Jaguara and Miranda hydropower plants.

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Volvo Wants to Convert Diesel Trucks into Clean Energy Storage

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 05:10
Volvo is behind new research that could help convert old diesel truck engines into compressed air energy storage systems for fueling large electric vehicle fleets.
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Morocco’s Noor-Midelt Hybrid Solar Complex Wins $125M in Financing

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 05:10
Morocco’s plans for its second concentrated solar power (CSP) complex is moving forward with a new round of financing worth US$125 million from The World Bank.
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Enphase Energy Will Pay $25 Million for SunPower’s Microinverter Business

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 05:10
Enphase Energy on Monday said it agreed to pay $25 million to purchase SunPower Corp.’s microinverter business.
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Buried in Musk Job Cuts Memo: End to Home Depot Solar Sales

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 05:10
Just four months ago, Tesla Inc. began a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc. It was an experiment that would prove short-lived.
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Single European Power Market Is Now Closer to Reality

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-06-13 05:10
The European Union’s vision of a single energy market will move a step closer on Tuesday with the start of a joint market for electricity delivered on the same day.
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The Higher Efficiency State: Massachusetts or California?

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-06-12 07:53
In 2017, Massachusetts was ranked No. 1 in energy efficiency by ACEEE for the seventh consecutive year. On the other side of the country, California was ranked a close second after tying with Massachusetts for the top spot in 2016.
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