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Could Sustainable Clean Energy Securitization Save the Planet?

Renewable Energy - 8 hours 7 min ago
The financial instrument that nearly collapsed the global economy is being re-engineered to create a new market with a lofty goal: to save the planet.
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Industry and Academia Partner To Train Next Generation of Digital Grid Experts

Renewable Energy - 10 hours 26 min ago
Last week, Siemens and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) announced a new new academic partnership that they say will provide students with the skills needed to operate and advance the nation’s energy grid.
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Energy Storage in California is About to Get MUCH Cleaner. Here’s How.

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 10:47
California recently joined other leading states, provinces, cities, and corporations around the world by setting an ambitious 100 percent carbon-free electricity target. It’s a landmark, not because California was the first, but because it is the biggest. The state ranks as the fifth-largest economy in the world.
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Voith and Siemens to collaborate on hybrid plants that include hydropower

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 10:00

Voith Hydro Holding GmbH & Co. KG and the Siemens Energy Management Division have signed a letter of intent for collaborating on appropriate hybrid power projects containing hydropower.

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Global Electrification Goals Are Driving Microgrid Market

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 09:05
According to the Microgrid Market Growth Potential - Industry Size Outlook Report 2024, the microgrid market is expected to reach $19 billion by 2024, nearly five times the original valuation of this business space in 2016.
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Denmark Does U-Turn on Electric Cars to Reach Fossil-Free Future

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 06:08
Denmark plans to postpone tax increases on electric vehicles as part of a slew of new measures the government is seeking to consolidate the country’s reputation as a “green pioneer” and help it achieve its climate goals.
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Cybersecurity Pact for Europe’s Energy Sector

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 04:57

A European cybersecurity pact has been agreed that is intended to make “the tools of the energy transition safe for citizens and secure for providers”.

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SoCal Edison Selects esVolta for Energy Storage Projects

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-10-17 03:00

The projects, which are pending approval by the California Public Utilities Commission, include the Wildcat Energy Storage project (3 MW/12 MWh) near Palm Springs and the three Acorn Energy Storage projects (total combined capacity of 6.5 MW/26.5 MWh) in Thousand Oaks.

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Walmart Procures 233-MW Wind-Energy PPA from EDP Renewables

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-10-16 14:30

The deal with Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart includes three wind farms—all developed, owned and operated by EDP Renewables—in the states of Illinois and Indiana. 

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HSBC Pension Pledges $329 Million Investment in Green Energy

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:30
HSBC Holdings Plc’s pension manager plans to invest 250 million pounds ($329 million) of its pension scheme into renewable energy infrastructure for wind and solar in the U.K., joining around 30 other firms making similar climate change pledges.
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8 Things You Need to Know About the IPCC 1.5˚C Report

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:19
While all countries committed under the Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to 1.5˚C-2˚C (2.7-3.6˚ F), major questions remained: How can the world achieve this temperature goal? And what happens if it doesn’t?
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Drax to Buy U.K. Hydro and Gas Plants from Iberdrola in Coal Shift

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:07
Drax Group Plc agreed to buy some of Iberdrola SA’s power plants for 702 million pounds ($923 million), boosting its clean energy assets in a further shift away from burning coal.
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IRENA: Egypt Could Meet Up to 53 Percent of Electricity Demand with Renewables

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:00
Egypt has the potential to meet up to 53 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook, released in Cairo last week in the presence of Egyptian government officials and regional decision makers, found that pursuing higher shares of renewable energy could reduce the country’s energy bill by up to $900 million annually in 2030.
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Centrica says distributed energy tech could slash UK emissions

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-10-15 09:35

The UK could meet a significant slice of carbon emissions’ target if it more widely deployed distributed energy technologies.

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Toward the Digital Power Plant: Siemens and Bentley Close the Gap on Design, Build, Operate and Maintain

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-10-15 09:30
This week in London to kick off the Year in Infrastructure event, Siemens and Bentley Systems announced a further integration of their respective platforms with the combination of Bentley's and Siemens’ asset performance management (APM) software capabilities. The companies say that the integration will allow power plant owners to take full advantage of digitalization, which helps improve maintenance operations and planning.
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IEA: World Could Install 1.3 TW of Clean Energy by 2023

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-10-15 04:16
The world could install more than a trillion watts of renewable power over the next five years, more than the entire current generation capacity of the European Union.
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Renewable Hungry Companies need to get on the RTO ASAP

Renewable Energy - Sun, 2018-10-14 20:00

The report by recently rebranded Wind-Solar Alliance points out that more than 100 U.S. corporate buyers —members of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance — have set a goal of purchasing 60 GW of new U.S. renewable energy capacity by 2025. So far, since 2013, the companies have procured just over 13 gigawatts of renewable power.

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Britain's Battery Market Will Grow by $7.9 Billion by 2030

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-10-12 17:37
Britain’s power market will need investment of 6 billion pounds ($7.9 billion) between now and 2030 in flexible generation and storage such as batteries to support the transition toward an economy that emits less carbon, a study showed.
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IRENA conducting survey of gender and renewable energy

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-10-12 07:47

The International Renewable Energy Agency is conducting a survey to gather quantitative and qualitative insights into the current status of women’s participation in the renewable energy sector.

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IRENA conducting survey of gender and renewable energy

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2018-10-12 07:47

The International Renewable Energy Agency is conducting a survey to gather quantitative and qualitative insights into the current status of women’s participation in the renewable energy sector.

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