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Early stage solar and wind grid integration ‘requires little extra effort’

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4 mentions1 week ago
In a manual directly aimed at policy makers, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has sought to debunk various myths about integrating wind and solar to the grid, while also providing ...

Record low solar tariff in India puts thermal and wind power on notice

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6 mentions1 month ago
The Rewa 750MW solar tender in Madhya Pradesh, India, saw tariffs plunge to a record low of INR 2.97/kWh (US$0.044) after a lengthy online auction. Acme Solar, Mahindra Renewables and ...

Movers & Shakers: NRG Energy, Etrion, Neo Solar Power, CleanMax and more

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4 mentions1 month ago
Princeton, New Jersey-based NRG Energy is reportedly exiting the residential solar business and ceasing its vertical integration operations. The home solar unit, known as NRG Home Solar, will be downsized ...

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

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47 mentions1 month ago
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But ...

India reaches 50GW of renewable energy installations

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10 mentions1 month ago
On its way to a targeted 175GW of renewable energy installations by 2022, India has now surpassed 50GW of deployment, according to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable ...

Saudi Arabia launches 300MW solar power tender

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5 mentions1 month ago
Saudi Arabia has launched the first stage of a 300MW solar power tender. The process is being managed by the ministry of energy, industry and mineral resources through a new ...

Canadian province issues 40MW renewable energy tender

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
The Canadian province of New Brunswick has issued a request for expressions of interest in a new 40MW tender of renewable energy, according to utility NB Power. Technologies eligible for ...

Mainstream Renewable Power gets environmental permit for 245MW Chile solar plant

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3 mentions1 month ago
Mainstream Renewable Power has received environmental approval to develop a 245MW solar plant in Chile, from the South American country’s Environmental Assessment Service. The Escondido Solar PV facility, to be ...

France adopts law for self-consumption of renewable energy

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5 mentions1 month ago
The French parliament has adopted a draft law on self-consumption of electricity from renewable energy sources. The law proposed back in July 2016 provides a legal framework for self-consumption of ...

Tata Power Renewable Energy crosses 10.5GW solar with 15MW installation

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6 mentions4 weeks ago
India’s largest renewables company Tata Power Renewable Energy (TPREL), has crossed the 10.5GW solar deployment mark with a 15MW installation in the state of Telangana. TPREL, a subsidiary of Tata ...

Wind, Solar & Other Groups To Congress: Expand U.S. Electrical Infrastructure

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3 mentions1 week ago
A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well ...