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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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Black & Veatch, SAI Group Win Design-Build Contracts for US Fast-Charging Network

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-06-12 04:56
Electrify America has picked two companies to manage the design, permitting and construction of an electric vehicle fast charging network across the U.S.
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British Pay-Go Solar Company Is Ready to Reach Millions in Congo

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-06-12 04:56

A British company aims to provide solar power to millions of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the vast central African nation where less than a fifth of the population have access to electricity.

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Vale Investing $1.7BN in Nickel Mine Amid Battery Boom

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-06-12 04:56
The world’s biggest nickel producer is betting C$2.2 billion ($1.7 billion) that the metal has a bright future amid surging demand for battery commodities.
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U.S. Department of Energy announces funding for six marine energy projects

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 14:57

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a total of $6.7 million in funding to six recipients, with the goal of developing innovative marine energy technologies "capable of generating reliable and cost-effective electricity from U.S. water resources."

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Report: Overall Solar PV Quality Is Improving But Risks Remain

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 12:43
Independent energy and certification body DNV GL reports overall improvement in global solar PV reliability with its fourth edition PV Module Reliability Scorecard report. The Scorecard reports on eighteen months of test results from DNV GL’s PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP) of commercially available PV modules on the global market.
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China’s Domination of the PV Industry: Veni, Vidi, Vici

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 09:22
There is no doubt that in terms of solar, China came, it saw, it conquered. Now, a hiccup in either China’s production of PV cells and modules or in its deployment of PV systems would ricochet around the global PV industry.
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UK Utility Takes Next Steps to Convert Coal Units

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 04:25
UK utility Drax Power has taken a fourth coal-fired power generating unit offline at the Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire in preparation to convert it to run on biomass.
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Australian Wins Global Energy Prize for His Contribution to Solar

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 04:25
University of New South Wales professor Martin Green has been named a Global Energy Prize winner for his work in solar PV that has increased the “cost effectiveness and efficiency of solar cells.”
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Silfab Solar Eyes US Manufacturing Opportunities

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 04:25
Toronto, Ontario-based solar PV manufacturer Silfab Solar today said it is exploring U.S. manufacturing opportunities and locations to better service growing customer demand.
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Solar Parts Manufacturer Says Trump Tariffs Are Taking a Toll

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-06-11 04:25

The manufacturer of metal parts for the solar industry says tariffs have put it at a “huge disadvantage” against foreign competitors.

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