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Bill to boost renewable energy advances in Maryland

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 10:35

The Senate voted 34-12 for the amendment before giving the bill preliminary approval

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Norsk Hydro recuperating from cyberattack

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 10:30

Norsk Hydro has suffered from a cyberattack that has crippled some of its infrastructure. Norsk Hydro is primarily an aluminum manufacturer, but the company also owns and operates 17 hydroelectric power stations in Norway.

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Missouri regulators OK Midwest wind energy power line

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 10:24

The transmission line also would need regulatory approval in Illinois

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Entergy New Orleans pilots residential rooftop solar program

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 10:16

The Residential Rooftop Solar Program is a way for New Orleans customers in need to participate in the benefits of distributed renewable energy 

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Event Focus: SolarVision highlights Asia renewables potential

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 06:26

Southeast Asia is poised for a long-overdue and much-needed boom in solar.

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North Carolina’s solar power output grew 36 percent in 2018

Renewable Energy - Wed, 2019-03-20 05:40
Annual solar energy production in North Carolina jumped 36 percent in 2018, according to the latest government data – firmly placing North Carolina as the No. 2 solar-producing state in the nation.
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Chile tests floating solar power island

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 09:58

The 12,917-square-foot array of solar panels was inaugurated Thursday by Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica

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Juhl Energy pairs wind and solar power in hybrid project

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 09:53

The pairing is expected to start producing power this month

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Prysmian to connect floating offshore wind farm to local power grid

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 09:47

All submarine cables will be produced by Prysmian 

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Energy storage firm Highview Power partnering with TSK on global projects

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 07:50

The partners will work together to develop projects in Spain, the Middle East and South Africa. The projects could add several gigawatt hours of storage capacity by 2022.

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World’s largest utility joins EWF’s energy blockchain ecosystem

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 06:23
Last week, the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) announced it had officially signed more than 100 affiliates in an effort to become the world’s largest blockchain ecosystem.
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Powering the future… thanks to your neighbor’s renewable energy

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 05:09
Distributed Energy Resources (DER), such as residential solar panels, are not only changing the way energy systems operate, they also present an opportunity to change the way local communities operate by giving consumers the ability to sell excess energy, generated by microgrids or renewable set-ups, to their neighbors – it’s the new energy paradigm.
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To renew the power supply in national parks, think microgrids

Renewable Energy - Tue, 2019-03-19 04:49
America’s national parks are one of the nation’s greatest assets. They preserve and protect vital ecosystems and offer people from all over the world the chance to experience the beauty and majesty of these great spaces.
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Entergy working with NextEra on third Arkansas solar project

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2019-03-18 09:48

 Once completed, it would be Entergy’s third utility-scale solar project in Arkansas and bring its total solar capacity to 281 MW, enough to power about 45,000 homes.

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N.C. bill aims to expand ‘free market’ for electric vehicle charging stations

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2019-03-18 05:11
Hook up your RV at a North Carolina campground or charge your boat at a marina, and you’ll pay for the electricity you consume. Plug in your electric car at a charging station, and you’ll pay for the time you spend at the outlet.
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Wind generated more than one-third of electricity last week in the UK

Renewable Energy - Mon, 2019-03-18 04:50
RenewableUK highlighted last week that Great Britain’s onshore and offshore wind farms generated more electricity than any other source of power last week.
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California Rep. Scott Peters on program to speak at Waterpower Week in Washington

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2019-03-15 07:44

Scott Peters (D-CA), who serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, is speaking during the Awards Luncheon at the upcoming Waterpower Week in Washington.

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Solar and wind take the lead in FERC first infrastructure report of 2019

Renewable Energy - Fri, 2019-03-15 06:38
According to an analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), new solar and wind generating capacity has taken the lead over natural gas and all other energy sources for the first month of 2019.
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U.S. solar market tops 10 GW in 2018, again

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2019-03-14 06:16
For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts (GW) of solar PV capacity, with 10.6 GW coming online in 2018, according to the latest statistics from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
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New report shows Baltic States ahead of western EU counterparts in renewable energy targets

Renewable Energy - Thu, 2019-03-14 04:54
Findings in a recently published European Union report showed that the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia make up over 30 percent of the EU countries that have already met their 2020 renewable energy targets.
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