New North Sea Wind Power Hub Could Supply 70-100 Million People With Renewable Energy By 2050

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March 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThree European transmission system operators have signed a trilateral agreement this week that intends to develop a large renewable European electricity system in the ...

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 ...

It’s Alive! US Energy Department Promotes Solar, Wind, Storage News

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March 21st, 2017 by Tina CaseyAll of those folks who were cautiously optimistic about former Texas Governor Rick Perry as head of the US Department of Energy might be feeling ...

Ohio HB 114 Renewable Energy Standards Bill Would Cripple Wind Industry, Says AWEA

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March 22nd, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe American Wind Energy Association has come out against an Ohio state bill which would reduce the state’s renewable energy standards into an unenforceable ...

What's next for renewable energy in Iowa?

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Iowa is on the road to a greener future. Iowa continues to build on an impressive renewable energy portfolio that leads the nation in ethanol and biofuel production, is blowing ...

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 ...

India Secures $500 Million For Dedicated Renewable Energy Transmission Project

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March 20th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraIndia’s state-owned power transmission infrastructure developer has signed an agreement for $500 million in debt financing to set up dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy ...

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 ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Japanese Floating Solar Farm Helps Apple In Its Push For 100% Renewable Energy

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March 20th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Solar Love. Apple has committed itself to using only clean renewable energy to operate all of its stores, data centers, and manufacturing ...

New IEA Report Addresses Grid Integration Of Variable Renewable Energies

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March 20th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe growing level of variable renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar will present challenges for grid operators as they seek to integrate ...

Madison, Wisconsin commits to 100% renewable energy

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Madison just became the first city in Wisconsin and the largest city in the Midwest to commit to 100 percent clean energy in just the latest example of how President ...

Is 100% renewable energy the best goal to cut power sector emissions?

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President Trump is expected this week to issue an executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan, part of a slate of actions designed to undo former President Obama's ...

Renewable energy matters more in Trumpland than you might think

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Trump has criticized wind-power, cast doubts on solar power's cost effectiveness, and promised on the campaign trail he would bring back coal jobs. But Trump is unlikely to touch the ...

Europe's renewable energy revolution

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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 ...

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 ...

How an Indigenous renewable energy alliance aims to cut power costs and disadvantage

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Like so many of the Indigenous communities dotted across the Australian continent, the remote communities in north-west New South Wales are struggling. “These are not happy places,” says the Euahlayi ...

New Life For Energy Zombie: NASA Pens A Love Letter To Jet Biofuel

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March 17th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe biofuel industry has had its ups and downs, so the latest news from NASA should warm a few hearts. The US aerospace agency has ...

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 ...

State Claims: We Own the Wind — Taxing Renewable Energy “Out of Existence”

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Shortly after they realized the potential for wind energy creation in Wyoming, renewable energy companies began constructing turbines on private property and then selling the clean power they generated to ...

Why Isn’t Wind As Sexy As Solar?

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When employees begin to move into Apple Park, Apple’s new 175-acre campus in Cupertino, California, next month, they’ll be walking into one of the largest on-site solar energy installations in ...

Africa: Scaling Up Solar

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analysis Editor's Note Even in the United States, where action on climate change is under threat from aggressive assault by climate deniers in the Trump administration and Congress, renewable energy ...

25th US City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

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Solar Decathlon Launches Innovative Entrepreneurs Donald Trump and the Solar Industry 6 US Cities Where Solar Installers Can Thrive Is Tesla Right to Buy SolarCity? Solar Power International 2016: Opening ...

California strives for 100% renewable energy by 2045

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 North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy The new Californian bill would require the state to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by ...

More Companies Choosing Wind Power Over Solar

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Businesses looking to sign renewable energy contracts or even develop their own solar or wind projects often find themselves on a steep learning curve about borrowing money,

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

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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 ...

REC Solar completes largest solar installation in Hawaii

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REC Solar, a provider of commercial solar and energy solutions, announced that it completed the installation of the 27.6-MW Eurus Waianae Solar Project. The utility-scale project, whose yearly energy output ...

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 ...

Wind Power Juggernaut Really doing for 100K Workers what Trump only Promised

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By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Big news on the wind power front. First, it has emerged in the US as the number one renewable energy source,

Wind Power Takes to the Seas

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Investment Opportunities In Renewable Energy

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The following is a guest blog post: The worldwide solar industry is alive and well. As one of the simplest forms of electricity generation, the growth in solar energy has ...

Bipartisan effort seeks to double Minnesota’s renewable energy standard

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Minnesota’s renewable energy standard would increase to 50 percent by 2030 under a bipartisan plan unveiled Monday by Lt. Gov. Tina Smith. The state’s current renewable energy standard, or RES,

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Construction of Forge Hydrocarbons biofuel production plant set to start

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A $25-million dollar production plant is scheduled to begin construction in Ontario this fall, paving the way for commercializing renewable diesel made from waste fat, in a process that was ...

Charts: Maine's renewable energy production surges with opening of 2 new wind farms

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In December 2016, Maine’s wind farms accounted for nearly a quarter of Maine’s total electricity production, according to data from the federal Energy Information Administration. The surge in wind power ...

European firms eye artificial island for North Sea wind and solar farm

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Of all the opponents of wind turbines, few are as vociferous as the loose collective that planners and developers deride as “Nimby” – an acronym for “not in my backyard.” ...

Dubai Solar Park Adds 200 MW of Solar Power Generation

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DUBAI, UAE--(eSolarEnergyNews)--HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) second phase of the Mohammed ...

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 ...

NC Offshore Wind Power Auction Shows Clean Energy's Momentum

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The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) yesterday auctioned off an offshore wind energy lease off North Carolina’s coast, the first-ever offshore wind auction in the Southeast. The wind energy ...

Clean energy gets second wind

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There is a change in the wind. Wind, the stealer of umbrellas, has climbed its way to become a major contender in the energy field. Gone are the days of ...

500,000+ Solar Power Systems In Queensland

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Queensland continues to have the largest number of small-scale solar power systems installed in Australia by a wide margin and recently passed a major milestone. The latest data from Australia’s ...

‘Let me show you how to go 100% renewable energy’

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A Danish island has converted to 100% renewable energy thanks to the tenacity and good humour of a local farmer, writes Andrew Bray. As a lump of coal passed from ...

Renewable Energy’s Growing Pains

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) — A recent article in The Economist, called A World Turned Upside Down, portrayed a rather gloomy outlook for renewable energy. This was not because of shifting political ...

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

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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 ...

Should Massachusetts commit itself to 100 percent renewable energy?

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YES Thomas J. Calter State representative, Kingston Democrat With more than 30 years in the environmental service industry, I’ve seen first-hand the catastrophic environmental damage caused by our reliance on ...

Wind Power Capacity Breezes Past Hydroelectric Capacity

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A Monday report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicated that utility-scale wind electric generating capacity has surpassed hydroelectric generating capacity at the end of 2016. There are now wind ...

Exergy and Power Plants

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By Andy May Key question: Can renewables ever replace fossil fuels and nuclear? Understanding the value of renewables, vis-à-vis fossil fuels and nuclear power, requires that we consider that all ...

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 ...

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