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Soaking up some solar: Kansas power cooperative takes dive into solar energy

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
A Kansas power cooperative took a deep dive into solar energy, and its first solar farm capable of outputting energy to supply the needs of about 164 homes will be ...

Jammu & Kashmir Announces 450 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power Target

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February 22nd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraThe Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir has set a target for setting up rooftop solar power capacity by 2022. The Jammu & Kashmir Department ...

India’s Solar Power Generation Capacity Crosses 10,000 MW In Less Than 3 Years

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1 mentions2 weeks ago
India’s solar power generation capacity, that stood at 3000 megawatts (MW) in 2014, has registered a three fold rise in just three years. The country now has an installed capacity ...

Electrek green energy brief: 50,000 solar projects for Mexico, wind power island, oil+renewables=love?, more

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50,000 distributed renewable projects coming to Mexico in 2017 – Mexico has some of the best sunlight and expensive electricity for residential customers. Not to mention a large, and wealthy ...

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

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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 ...

Apple's floating solar island brings renewable energy to Japan

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
Apple has been committed to using renewable energy to power both its factories and supply chain for years, and in a new milestone for the company, renewable energy will be ...

​Amazon turns warehouse roofs into solar power stations

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
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,

World's biggest oil exporter Saudi starts hunt for solar and wind firms

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5 mentions1 month ago
The world's biggest oil exporter on Monday took the first step toward a goal of generating 9.5 gigawatts (GW) of energy through solar and other renewable means. It invited local ...

Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

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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 ...

Wind and solar power are disrupting electricity systems

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But that’s no reason for governments to stop supporting them ALMOST 150 years after photovoltaic cells and wind turbines were invented, they still generate only 7% of the world’s electricity.

Wind power is now the top clean energy source in the U.S.

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Wind power now claims the top spot on America's clean energy ladder. Turbines have overtaken hydropower dams as the largest single source of U.S. renewable electric capacity for the first ...

Why The US Army, Navy, & Military Veterans Love Solar Power & Electric Vehicles

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12 mentions1 month ago
February 18th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Donald Trump says he wants to create American jobs, but he is cool to the idea of renewable energy, which ...

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 ...

Behind LePage's energy policy lurks a foe of solar and wind

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Maine’s most-contentious energy policy battle in recent years took place last spring, when Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a wide-ranging solar bill and the Legislature failed to override the veto by ...

In rural Georgia, tomorrow’s smart, sustainable, solar highway is being built today

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Memorial roadways offer respectful tributes to famous citizens and civic leaders. But on a 16-mile stretch of Interstate 85 in southwestern Georgia, renamed the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, the ...

California should ignore the naysayers, and dive into wind and solar as they aim for 100% clean energy

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
California recently put forth a resolution to consider 100% renewable electricity by 2045, paving the way for solar and wind to spread their wings as the main electricity sources in ...

City boosts its use of solar power

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
Houston, the nation's largest municipal buyer of renewable energy, plans to grow its green power use through an expanded agreement with a solar plant under construction near Alpine in West ...

India triples solar power capacity in three years

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India’s solar power capacity has exploded over the past three years, growing from just 3,000 megawatts in 2014 to an installed capacity of 10,000 MW in 2017. And that’s just ...

China is now the largest producer of solar power in the world

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17 mentions1 month ago
One way China is working to battle climate change-causing carbon emissions is by developing a vast army of renewable energy projects. Even as the country struggles with pollution, it has ...

Making the case for wind energy

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Sir, – Paula Byrne’s article “Wind energy is not the answer to Ireland’s emission problem” (Opinion & Analysis, March 6th) does not consider the opportunities that exist for Ireland through ...

ACWA Power Commissions Second Phase Of Dubai Solar Project, Adding 200 Megawatts

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March 23rd, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recently announced that the second phase of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park has ...

Texas GM factory commits to wind energy

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The General Motors plant in Arlington, Texas makes more than 1,000 SUV’s a day. While these vehicles tend to burn more gas, the plant where they’re made will be entirely ...

Here's how California ended up with too much solar power

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California's power-grid operators are dealing with a glut of daytime electricity produced by household, government, business and industrial solar installations. This forces the electricity prices on state's real-time marketplace to ...

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 ...

The Solar Power Industry Keeps Adding Jobs

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

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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 ...

Pakistan To Finally Embrace Solar Power Auctions

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March 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraPerhaps motivated by the massive crash in the solar power tariff bids across the world, Pakistan is set to shift from feed-in tariff mechanism to ...

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 ...

NASA Takes Solar Power Generation To A Whole New Level

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Fossil fuel reserves are finite, all but gone and it’s only a matter of before they run out. But as world population continues to grow, reliance on fossil fuels to ...

French Firm Neoen Aims For 1 Gigawatt Of Wind & Solar In Australia By 2020

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March 7th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. French renewable energy firm Neoen says it is aiming to install a total 1 GW (1,000 megawatts) of large scale wind ...

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 ...

Robinson: New York looks at a new way to value solar power

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6 mentions1 week ago
How much is solar power worth? For years, that nagging question has been at the center of a longstanding disagreement between the solar energy industry, which needs higher prices to ...

Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh refuse to pay more for wind power

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READ MORE ON » Wind energy | power | Gujarat | Auction | Andhra PradeshTax planning:How to complete all tax work before March 31 NEW DELHI: Two of India’s high ...

Electrek green energy brief: US solar power doubles, Solar panel manufacturing in California, NE USA energy politics

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US solar market grows by 95% – Led by an enormous expansion of the utility solar power market, and complimented by solid growth in both the residential and commercial-industrial sectors,

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 ...

Nigeria Debates $30 Million For Diesel-Killing, Off-Grid Solar Power

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March 8th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe news buzzing around the Intertubes this week shows just how far the solar energy field has come in a few short years. In the ...