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College in Maui Reaches for Net-Zero Status with Solar Plus Storage

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-03-29 06:10

The University of Hawai'i Maui College says it will be capable of generating 100 percent of its energy from on-site solar PV systems coupled with battery storage next year. The effort is part of a goal for the 10-campus UH system to be net-zero by 2035.

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20K Solar Kits Headed to Africa for Off-Grid Power Support

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-03-29 05:24

Orange SA plans to distribute as many as 20,000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with U.K.-based renewable-energy firm BBOXX as an increasing number of companies seek to roll out off-grid solar power on the continent.

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20K Solar Kits Headed to Africa for Off-Grid Power Support

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2018-03-29 05:24

Orange SA plans to distribute as many as 20,000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with U.K.-based renewable-energy firm BBOXX as an increasing number of companies seek to roll out off-grid solar power on the continent.

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Operators of 10-MW Namewaminikan Waterpower Project in Canada fined for violations

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 12:23

Namewaminikan Hydro Inc. (NHI), owner of the 10-MW Namewaminikan Waterpower Project (NWP) near Thunder Bay in Geraldton, Ontario, Canada, pleaded guilty on March 27 in two separate matters resulting in fines of $187,500.

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Operators of 10-MW Namewaminikan Waterpower Project in Canada fined for violations

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 12:23

Namewaminikan Hydro Inc. (NHI), owner of the 10-MW Namewaminikan Waterpower Project (NWP) near Thunder Bay in Geraldton, Ontario, Canada, pleaded guilty on March 27 in two separate matters resulting in fines of $187,500.

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How California Taught China to Sell Electric Cars

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 09:39

California wants 5 million emission-free cars on the road by 2030. China, with a far larger population, wants 7 million electric vehicles by 2025. California has a cap-and-trade program to limit emissions from power plants, factories and fuel suppliers. China is launching a cap-and-trade system to lower fuel consumption and cut reliance on oil imports.

 

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How California Taught China to Sell Electric Cars

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 09:39

California wants 5 million emission-free cars on the road by 2030. China, with a far larger population, wants 7 million electric vehicles by 2025. California has a cap-and-trade program to limit emissions from power plants, factories and fuel suppliers. China is launching a cap-and-trade system to lower fuel consumption and cut reliance on oil imports.

 

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Installer: New Solar Projects May Soon Include Storage “By Default”

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 09:18

On Tuesday March 26, Lockheed Martin and Cypress Creek Renewables announced that they commissioned 12 MWh of Lockheed Martin’s GridStar lithium energy storage systems for 12 solar-plus-storage projects.

The solar-plus-storage system will provide clean electricity to communities served by Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) in southeastern North Carolina.

 

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Installer: New Solar Projects May Soon Include Storage “By Default”

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 09:18

On Tuesday March 26, Lockheed Martin and Cypress Creek Renewables announced that they commissioned 12 MWh of Lockheed Martin’s GridStar lithium energy storage systems for 12 solar-plus-storage projects.

The solar-plus-storage system will provide clean electricity to communities served by Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) in southeastern North Carolina.

 

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Deepwater’s Offshore Wind Plans Could Revolutionize Mass. Workforce and Offshore Wind Industry

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:05

On Tuesday, March 27, Deepwater Wind announced that it plans to assemble the wind turbine foundations for its “Revolution Wind,” a 400-MW offshore wind farm, on the south coast of Massachusetts. Assembly activities will include welding, painting, commissioning and related work for the 1,500-ton steel foundations supporting the turbine tower.  

 

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Deepwater’s Offshore Wind Plans Could Revolutionize Mass. Workforce and Offshore Wind Industry

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:05

On Tuesday, March 27, Deepwater Wind announced that it plans to assemble the wind turbine foundations for its “Revolution Wind,” a 400-MW offshore wind farm, on the south coast of Massachusetts. Assembly activities will include welding, painting, commissioning and related work for the 1,500-ton steel foundations supporting the turbine tower.  

 

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US 2018 Budget and Climate Finance: It's Bad, but Not As Bad As You Might Think

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:35

Last year, we looked at the extreme cuts to international climate financethe Trump administration put forward in their fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. Based on Trump's announcements, one might assume that U.S. climate finance has fallen to zero.

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US 2018 Budget and Climate Finance: It's Bad, but Not As Bad As You Might Think

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:35

Last year, we looked at the extreme cuts to international climate financethe Trump administration put forward in their fiscal year 2018 budget proposal. Based on Trump's announcements, one might assume that U.S. climate finance has fallen to zero.

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Lithium Sector Surge Is Poised to Ignite New Deals

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:16

The tripling in lithium prices over three years is poised to fuel a multi-billion dollar rush of deals as major players jostle for dominance to supply the metal needed for the electric vehicle battery revolution.

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Lithium Sector Surge Is Poised to Ignite New Deals

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 13:16

The tripling in lithium prices over three years is poised to fuel a multi-billion dollar rush of deals as major players jostle for dominance to supply the metal needed for the electric vehicle battery revolution.

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Steel Tariffs May Hurt Growing Energy Storage Market

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 12:45

The burgeoning battery-storage industry may become the latest to feel the sting of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 

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Steel Tariffs May Hurt Growing Energy Storage Market

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2018-03-27 12:45

The burgeoning battery-storage industry may become the latest to feel the sting of President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum.

 

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From Billions to Trillions: Pledge Calls for More Green Bonds

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 12:51

The Climate Bonds Initiative annual conference in London on March 20 provided the backdrop for the launch of a new pledge for the use of green bonds for infrastructure investment.

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From Billions to Trillions: Pledge Calls for More Green Bonds

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 12:51

The Climate Bonds Initiative annual conference in London on March 20 provided the backdrop for the launch of a new pledge for the use of green bonds for infrastructure investment.

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Aquila Capital announces launch of fund to focus on renewable energy, including hydro

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:41

Aquila Capital is launching a new fund called Energy Transition Infrastructure Fund “to invest in energy infrastructure assets that are essential to Europe’s energy transition,” including hydro.

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