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Enel Green Power Reported 124% Jump In Renewable Energy Capacity Addition For 2016

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February 13th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. Enel’s Global Renewable Energies Division reported a record-breaking jump in capacity addition last year. Enel Green Power reported that it added ...

Outback Power takes professional solar training to the road

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OutBack Power Technologies, a specialist in off-grid and Grid/Hybrid renewable energy products and systems, announced a two-month roadshow, touring more than 20 cities to deliver the latest in renewable energy ...

Australia positioned to be renewable energy superpower

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3 mentions1 month ago
The old joke says the questions in economics exams don't change from year to year, but the answers do. Welcome to the economics of energy and climate change, which has ...

USA's First Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Project

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
GE Renewable Energy has been chosen to supply the USA’s first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation system for a small community-based plant in rural Minnesota. GE has partnered with ...

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

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14 mentions4 weeks ago
Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brookly Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar ...

The state of residential solar power

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17 mentions2 months ago
Don't panic, but we will need to generate approximately 15TW of usable energy from renewable (carbon-neutral) sources by 2050 in order to stabilize the atmospheric CO2 concentration. And purely in ...

Wind power now No. 1 renewable electric resource in U.S.

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ABILENE, Texas - Wind has surpassed hydroelectric as the top renewable electric resource in the United States, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association. This puts ...

Renewable Energy Mandate Proves Effective In Michigan

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State renewable portfolio standards (RPS), which require regulated utilities to procure a certain amount of clean energy, have been a major driver of renewables development across the U.S. Highlighting that ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Smart cities get connectivity guidance from Connected City Blueprint

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A new strategic document backed by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) aims to help smart cities structure their connectivity plans. As reported by Smart Cities World, the first “Connected City ...

Victory: These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

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Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah, this week became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The Pueblo City Council ...

EDF Renewable Energy Expands into Distributed Electricity and Storage

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Tom Leyden to speak at Intersolar East on the future of energy storage SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), a leader in renewable energy development, announces the creation of ...

San Francisco plans to require that all new buildings and parkings be ‘100% electric vehicle ready’

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20 mentions3 weeks ago
The city of San Francisco has not been shy to use its building codes to try to accelerate the deployment of sustainable energy. Last year, it required new buildings to ...

Europe's renewable energy revolution

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9 mentions5 days ago
More than 2km down a dark tunnel deep inside a Norwegian mountain, a drilling machine is boring out holes in the rock. It’s part of a major project that will ...

Jobs in solar, wind power are growing 12 times faster than U.S. economy

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17 mentions2 months ago
The shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy is inevitable, since coal, oil and gas are far more finite than wind or sunlight. And because fossil fuels also emit greenhouse ...

292 Megawatt Solar Power Installation Under Way in Brazil −

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3 mentions2 months ago
February 7th, 2017 by Steve HanleyItalian utility company Enel has announced its subsidiary, Enel Green Power, will shortly commence construction of the largest solar power installation in South America — ...

How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future

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41 mentions3 weeks ago
At the edge of a plot of muddy farmland, a few miles down the road from the University of California at Davis, an engineer takes a few quick steps across ...

Gamesa Plans $2.6 Billion Wind & Solar Investments In India

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February 13th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. Spanish renewable energy giant Gamesa has announced massive plans to implement utility-scale wind and solar power projects in the Indian state ...

Wind Power Surpasses Hydroelectric in a Crucial Measure

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4 mentions1 month ago
The wind industry crossed an important threshold in the United States last year, exceeding the generating capacity of The nation’s fleet of dams has long stood as the top renewable ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions3 weeks ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

Infographic: More Workers In Solar Than Fossil Fuel Power Generation

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12 mentions2 months ago
Energy Renewable energy has made impressive strides in the U.S. in recent years. According to a new report from the U.S. Department of Energy, solar power employs more people than ...

Mytrah Energy Announces $1.9 Billion Solar & Wind Energy Investment In India

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February 13th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. One of the leading independent power producers in India’s renewable energy sector has announced a huge investment plan in the state ...

Record Wind & Solar Keep The Lights On In NSW As Coal & Gas Went Missing

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6 mentions1 month ago
February 17th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Oh, the irony. NSW is one of the most coal-dependent states in Australia, with renewable energy contributing less than 10 per ...

Georgetown now 100 percent powered by renewable energy

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
Local The city of Georgetown is now one of the first cities in the U.S. to run on 100 percent renewable energy. The milestone is met after the city ended ...

China to launch renewable energy certificate scheme for wind and solar

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5 mentions2 months ago
NDRC say that under the program, energy producers will be issued with tradeable certificates guaranteeing that electricity has been generated from a renewable source. Each certificate will represent one megawatt ...

Solar Power In New York Jumps 795%

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4 mentions4 weeks ago
State-supported solar power projects in New York increased nearly 800 percent from December 2011 to December 2016 says the state’s Governor, Andrew Cuomo. 64,926 installations were in place by the ...

Northern Lights: Large-Scale Solar Power is Spreading Across the U.S.

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Drive through the frosty stubble of central Minnesota soybean and cornfields this winter and you’d come upon a surprising sight — acres and acres of solar panels glinting under the ...

Electric Vehicle Battery Prices Are Falling Faster Than Expected

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15 mentions1 month ago
February 13th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. A report in Ward’s Auto dated February 7th says EV battery prices are falling faster than expected and could be lower ...

How emerging leaders view sustainable business

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6 mentions5 days ago
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 2:25amWe launched a new program at our annual GreenBiz conference this year: The Emerging Leaders Scholarship, designed to bring fresh, diverse perspectives to our events ...