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Jammu & Kashmir Announces 450 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power Target

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4 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

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 ...

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

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5 mentions3 days 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Sun shines on solar power

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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 ...

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

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
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 mentions3 days 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 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 ...

U.S. utilities seek solar power as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

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The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil ...

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

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3 mentions5 days ago
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 ...

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

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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 ...

Renewable Power Direct Sources Wind Energy for Iron Mountain

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Renewable Power Direct (RPD), the national green power marketer, today announced it has signed Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, to a new ...

Texas GM factory commits to wind energy

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6 mentions7 days ago
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 ...

The Solar Power Industry Keeps Adding Jobs

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China's solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

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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 ...

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 ...

New Power Plant Shows India is Serious About Solar

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By Rina Chandran, Thomson Reuters Foundation It took 8,500 men working two shifts every day for six months — and three shifts for two months — to finish, ahead of ...

Trump infrastructure priority plan includes transmission, wind, energy storage

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10 mentions4 weeks ago
A 50-item list of infrastructure priorities compiled by the Trump administration and released by McClatchy and the Kansas City Star includes provisions for transmission expansion, wind and energy storage, among ...

Google’s Chilean Data Center Receiving Power From South America’s Largest Solar Project

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January 27th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. The largest solar photovoltaic project in South America has started supplying electricity to Google. Acciona Energia has announced that it has ...

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,

Apple's Solar Power Plants Igniting U.S. Clean Energy Economy

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6 mentions4 weeks ago
Apple is very much into solar power. The company has made a commitment to clean energy and has been building solar power plants both in the U.S. and China. I’ve ...

Donald Trump Investing Big in Wind Energy

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Written by Jeff SiegelPosted January 31, 2017 Rick Perry loves wind energy. A couple of weeks ago, I laid out my thesis on this... Despite Perry’s close ties to fossil ...