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China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

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59 mentions3 weeks ago
BEIJING China's installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said ...

Saudi Aramco contemplates US$5 billion of renewable energy deals

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4 mentions3 weeks ago
As oil prices plummet, Saudi Arabia’s state oil and gas company mulls over a transition into a clean energy future. HSBC, JP Morgan and Credit Suisse are among the financiers ...

The great solar power scam

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Most of us have had the nasty experience of opening up a power bill that's more expensive than you expected. But imagine how bizarre and frustrating this is for those ...

Saudi Arabia launches 300MW solar power tender

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5 mentions4 days 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 ...

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

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6 mentions2 weeks 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 mentions7 days 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 ...

Maryland Senate postpones vote on Hogan’s renewable energy veto

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
The Maryland Senate ruled to postpone its vote on governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act that would increase the state’s RPS to 25% by 2020 and ...

India reaches 50GW of renewable energy installations

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10 mentions2 weeks 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 ...

Record solar, wind “save” NSW consumers as coal, gas went missing

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Oh, the irony. NSW is one of the most coal-dependent states in Australia, with renewable energy contributing less than 10 per cent to its electricity mix on average. Over the ...

The state of residential solar power

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17 mentions2 weeks 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 ...

Solar Power In New York Jumps 795%

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4 mentions1 day 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 ...

Turning point: solar power now cheaper than wind energy

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16 mentions4 weeks ago
EEnergy Informer It was bound to happen, and apparently it has: utility-scale solar-generated power, certainly in sunny parts of the world, appears to be cheaper than wind and both are ...

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

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3 mentions2 weeks 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 ...

Coalition not interested in coal, just stopping new wind and solar

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5 mentions2 days ago
The Government isn’t really interested in funding new coal fired power stations, it wants to destroy investment in renewable energy and the agencies responsible for driving the transition away from ...

Georgia Power expects to add up to 1.6GW of renewable energy by 2021

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
The future appears bright for Georgia Power, as the company announced Wednesday that it has added more than 2 million solar panels to the state’s energy landscape last year and ...

France adopts law for self-consumption of renewable energy

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5 mentions1 week 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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5 mentions2 hours 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 ...

Apple to buy solar power from Warren Buffett's Nevada utility

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
by Brian Eckhouse Apple has agreed to buy the output from a proposed 200-megawatt solar farm in Nevada to help power a data centre in Reno. NV Energy, a Las ...

The Solar Power Industry Keeps Adding Jobs

8 mentions2 weeks ago
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Sun shines on solar power

5 mentions4 weeks ago
News > Special Reports + A German guide called the site of one of the world's biggest solar parks "Heathcliff" even though it does not have any relation to the ...