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The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. While hydropower and fossil fuel power plants are favored approaches in some quarters,

​Amazon turns warehouse roofs into solar power stations

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The solar bug has bitten Amazon. The e-commerce behemoth said Thursday it's installing solar panels on 15 fulfillment centers this year, enough to generate up to 41 megawatts of power,

India's solar power capacity crosses 12 GW

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READ MORE ONRooftop solarRajya SabhaPiyush GoyalNew & Renewable Energy MinisterINDCElectric power capacityLove visual aspect of news?:Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat! NEW DELHI: India added 5,525 MW solar power generation capacity ...

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

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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 ...

India plans Renewable Energy Management Centres for Green Corridors

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As part of India’s Green Energy Corridor scheme, the Ministry of Power has proposed setting up a host of Renewable Energy Management Centres (REMCs) across the country to help integrate ...

NV Energy exceeds Nevada’s 2016 renewable energy mandate

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Nevada’s monopoly utility NV Energy exceeded the state’s 20% renewable energy mandate for 2016, marking the seventh year in a row that it has done so. The utility achieved a ...

Rooftop solar now Queensland’s biggest power station

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One Step Off The Grid The 1,805MW of solar PV capacity on the rooftops of Queensland homes and business now amount to be the biggest power station by capacity in ...

ACWA Power signs PPA for 61MW solar plant in Jordan

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Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 61.3MW solar plant in eastern Jordan, which it claims has the lowest PV tariff ...

Canadian province issues 40MW renewable energy tender

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

China to spend $US750 billion on wind and solar energy by 2030

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China’s wind and solar industry is projected to expand fivefold by 2030, displacing fossil energy sources by the equivalent of 300 million tonnes of standard coal and saving enough water ...

Fiera Infrastructure secures equity interest in 921MW renewable energy portfolio

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Infrastructure management firm Fiera Infrastructure announced that Fiera Infra LP, an infrastructure fund subsidiary, has acquired an indirect equity interest in a US portfolio of eight solar and wind power ...

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

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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 ...

China to Launch Green Certificates in Renewable Energy Sector

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China’s National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance and National Energy Administration recently jointly announced a pilot program for the issuance of green certificates to renewable energy producers coupled ...

Rooftop Solar Australia's Largest Renewable Energy Employer

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A new report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the equivalent of 5,570 workers were directly employed full-time in the nation’s rooftop solar sector in 2015/16. While the bigger ...

Solar Power Helps Save The Day In South Australia

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Blackouts were averted in SA on Friday after an incident that saw more than 600MW of electricity generation capacity suddenly lost – just as Adelaide was welcoming the start of ...

ANU: Wind, solar and hydro grid cheapest option for Australia

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9 mentions2 months ago
A new study by energy experts from the Australian National University suggests that a 100 per cent renewable energy electricity grid – with 90 per cent of power coming from ...

Here comes the sun: solar power finance for the 21st century

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6 mentions1 month ago
Solar power, along with other renewables, needs better access to finance if it is to meet its potential as a facilitator of decarbonisation and climate change mitigation. But in the ...

Ohio Legislators Move to Roll Back State Renewable Portfolio Standard

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The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday voted 65-31 to pass a bill that would end the state’s current mandate for the amount of renewable energy utilities must provide customers in ...

Swedish Solar (Florida Company) Brings Solar In To Replace Shutters

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April 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Rooftop solar is great, but it’s not ideal for every home or business. Sometimes the roof faces the wrong way ...

Neoen aims for 1GW wind, solar by 2020 after Hornsdale 3 financing

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French renewable energy firm Neon says it is aiming to install a total 1GW (1,000 megawatts) of large scale wind and solar facilities in Australia, after completing the finance of ...

Tucson Electric Power plans 800MW of new renewable energy by 2030

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Utility company Tucson Electric Power announced Wednesday that it is taking new steps to develop a more responsive and sustainable resource portfolio for the future. The company filed its 2017 ...

Renew Power installed 1GW solar and wind in 12 months

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Goldman Sachs-backed Indian renewable energy developer ReNew Power Ventures has doubled its wind and solar power generation portfolio from 1GW to 2GW in the space of 12 months. This is ...

Wind, solar to fill grid services as incumbents cash in while they can

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4 mentions2 months ago
Wind farms and new solar parks in Australia are expected to take an increasingly prominent role in providing stability services as well as energy to Australia’s electricity grid, but it ...

Sunny Days Ahead For Solar Power

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Quick. Name the first country that comes to your mind when you think of solar power. I’m willing to bet that more than a few of you thought of a ...

Carnegie to build $20m solar power station

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Renewable-focused Carnegie Clean Energy has announced it is developing a $20 million, 10 megawatt solar power station in Northam, which it says will generate enough electricity to power 4,000 homes ...