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Renewable Energy In Germany Sets Records In March

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Renewable energy made up just over 41% of Germany’s power supply last month, the most ever at around 19.5 TWh. It’s a good thing, too, because nuclear power production may ...

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 ...

First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Deal In German Offshore Wind Auction, DONG Energy & EnBW Win Big

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April 14th, 2017 by Joshua S HillGermany’s first competitive auction for offshore wind projects has not only delivered an average bid price that was “far below expectations” according to the ...

China’s Wind & Solar Industry Could Replace 300 Million Tonnes Of Coal Per Year By 2030

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April 13th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new report published this week has shown that China’s wind and solar PV industries could grow to such a point that they are ...

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030

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SHANGHAI China's wind and solar sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investment between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet its renewable ...

Green CEO Says Companies Selling Costumers 100% Wind Or Solar Energy Are Selling A ‘Hoax’

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5595744A green energy CEO says companies selling the idea that everything in modern civilization can rely solely on solar and wind power are selling a “hoax.” Customers think their homes ...

Like this: Facebook buys more wind power

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Like this: Facebook buys more wind power Here’s news we can all “like” today: Facebook announced plans last week to locate its newest data center in rural Nebraska. Thanks to ...

Portland commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

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Multnomah County is the most populous county in Oregon. Its Chair, Deborah Kafoury, welcomed the news. "This is a pledge to our children's future,'' she said. "100 percent renewables means ...

Trump Can’t Stop Renewable Energy Revolution

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April 12th, 2017 by Important Media Cross-PostOriginally published on Red Green & Blue. By Meteor Blades Over the past couple of years, a steady stream of good news has appeared ...

World Bank Gives Final Approval For $100 Million Loan For Indian Solar Power Parks

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April 12th, 2017 by Saurabh MahapatraThe World Bank recently gave its final approval to a $100 million loan for two large-scale solar power parks in India. According to a press ...

California is getting so much power from solar that electricity prices are turning negative

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The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically ...

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

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Every so often we hear of countries around the world (ahem, Scotland) that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a ...

Indigenous-owned company brings renewable energy to First Nations

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W Dusk is helping to install renewable energy sources in First Nations across the country, providing an alternative to diesel and gas. The Vancouver-based company launches renewable energy projects, often ...

The Economic Case for Wind and Solar Energy in Africa

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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,

The 3 Stages of a Country Embracing Renewable Energy

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The world is undergoing a transformation in how it gets its power. In Germany, we have a word for it: Energiewende. It means energy turning point. (We use the same ...

E.ON Invests In Innovative Drone-Based Airborne Wind Energy

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April 11th, 2017 by Joshua S HillEuropean-based public utility E.ON SE announced this week that it is investing in airborne wind energy, an innovative type of wind energy based around ...

Tucson Electric Power Aims For 30% Renewable Electricity By 2030

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April 11th, 2017 by Steve HanleyTucson Electric Power says it is working toward a goal of 30% renewable electricity by 2030 — twice the level called for by Arizona’s Renewable ...

Comment: What’s behind China’s renewable energy surge?

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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 ...

Renewable energy jobs bring new life to old coal towns

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Reporter Elizabeth Fiedler took a road trip home to Central Pennsylvania to see how coal country is changing. When I leave Philadelphia, the tall buildings and traffic fade away. After ...

From black gold to wind and solar: How China is turning its back on coal

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XI’AN, China — On bad air days, Cao Yiyang doesn’t take his 3-month-old daughter out for a stroll. It’s too dangerous. Staying inside, near the air purifier he recently bought,

NRDC: Wind And Solar Tax Credits Bringing 'Huge Gains' To U.S. Economy

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The U.S.’ federal tax credit extensions for renewable energy are leading to new wind and solar projects that will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to ...

Clean energy projects soared in 2016 as solar and wind got cheaper

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Global investment in clean energy fell in 2016 — and that's largely a good thing. The world spent less money to build even higher amounts of renewable electricity compared to ...

Kentucky Coal Museum Switches To Solar Power

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April 10th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanExperts believe that even the recent deregulation of the coal industry will not be enough to bring back coal jobs. 1923 is the past, and ...

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 ...

Chicago wants to become a renewable energy powerhouse

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City buildings in Chicago are to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2025, the city's Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced. In a release over the weekend ...

Chicago Commits to Renewable Energy for 900-Plus Government Buildings

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday a commitment to transition the city’s municipal buildings and operations to 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2025. The pledge represents the largest ...

Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Summit to gather corporate renewable energy leaders at VERGE 17

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 9:00amThe 2017 Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) Summit will gather corporate buyers, service providers, developers, financiers, utilities and non-profit organizations in Santa Clara, CA, September ...

Is 100% renewable energy realistic? Here’s what we know.

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The world has agreed to a set of shared targets on climate change. Those targets require deep (80 to 100 percent) decarbonization, relatively quickly. What’s the best way to get ...

Smart Policies Can Energize Offshore Wind Power in Southeast

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This post was co-authored by Katie Southworth. While much of the rest of the country has reaped the tremendous benefits of wind power—the good jobs, the attractive energy prices, the ...

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 ...

Carl Icahn made a big bet against biofuel credits right before advising Trump on regulations

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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn's oil refining company, CVR Energy, made a massive bet in 2016 that prices for U.S. government biofuels credits would fall - just before Icahn started advising ...

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 ...

On The Economics Of Wind & Solar Power

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April 9th, 2017 by The BeamBy Lion Hirth, from Neon Neue Energieökonomik November’s COP22 climate summit of Marrakech gave climate policy a fresh tailwind, after the blow of Donald Trump’s ...

A coal museum in Kentucky looks to an unlikely power source: solar energy

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The tiny town of Benham, Kentucky, was originally built to serve the coal mining industry. Now it's embracing solar energy.Benham, population 500, will soon get an array of solar panels ...

More bang for the buck: Record new renewable power capacity added at lower cost

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Frankfurt and Nairobi, 6 April, 2017 – As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment ...

Chicago to power city-owned buildings with 100% renewable energy

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced over the weekend that more than 900 city-owned buildings will shift to all renewable energy by 2025, making it the largest municipality in the country ...

This battery could revolutionize renewable energy

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We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Commentary and analysis ...

Wind Power Cuts CO2

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Download high resolution versions. By Climate Central We’ve reached the end of the windiest month of the year. But in other months, wind will continue to play an increasingly large ...

Wind Power and the Promise of Good Heartland Jobs

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This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For half a century, Tim Hemphill grew corn and soybeans on ...

Circumnavigating The Globe To Promote Renewable Energy

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April 15th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThe yacht once known as Formula Tag was the largest catamaran ever built when it was launched in 1982. That was the year it won ...

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 ...

Solar, Wind and Cogeneration Powers Taylor Farms

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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 ...

'More for less': Renewable power surges into mainstream as costs fall

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—Solar panels and wind turbines are often seen as a luxury that only a small amount of the world can consider as a way to generate electricity. But renewable energy ...

A beginner’s guide to the debate over 100% renewable energy

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Imagine powering civilization entirely with energy from renewable sources: wind, sun, water (hydroelectricity), naturally occurring heat (geothermal), and plants. No coal mines, oil wells, pipelines, or coal trains. No greenhouse ...

Stunning drops in solar and wind costs turn global power market upside down

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Stunning drops in the cost of wind and solar energy have turned the global power market upside down. For years, opponents of renewable power, like President Donald Trump, have argued ...

Indigenous-owned company brings renewable energy to First Nations

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W Dusk is helping to install renewable energy sources in First Nations across the country, providing an alternative to diesel and gas. The Vancouver-based company launches renewable energy projects, often ...

Dragon’s Guide to a 100% Renewable Home

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April 8th, 2017 by Chris DragonWelcome back to our series of guides covering how to power your life with renewable electricity. If you’re new to this series, check out the ...

Wind & Solar Technology Won’t Stop the Collapse Of The U.S. Empire

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Americans who believe technology will be the cure for all our problems, don’t count on wind and solar energy to save the day.This is the delusion I see over and ...

Portland commits to 100% economywide renewable energy by 2050

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The City of Portland and Multnomah County, Oregon, this week announced they are aiming for 100% renewable power by 2035 and a complete transition to carbon-free energy, including the transportation ...

City of Chicago to power public buildings only using renewable energy

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While cleaning up Chicago’s governing body is an exercise in futility, the city has declared that it will clean up its buildings—or rather, the way public buildings are powered. Over ...
 

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