Archive for Renewables

FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S.

FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S.

February 16, 2018 No Comments

Florida Power & Light Company unveiled a new, cutting-edge solar-plus-storage system that is believed to be the first in the country to fully integrate battery technology with a major solar power plant in a way that increases the plant’s overall energy output. DeSoto County Commission Chairman Jim Selph (left), Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) […]

Solar industry bankruptcies in 2017

February 15, 2018 No Comments

The Solar Foundation, which conducts the annual solar census study, said that while 2017 represents a setback, the trend is short-term rather than indicative of greater peril. Within a broader context, solar employment has grown by 168 percent since 2010. “States are still setting their renewable portfolio standards; they’re still increasing them or talking about […]

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Can biofuels from algae compete on price with fossil-derived petroleum?

February 15, 2018 No Comments

From 2005 to 2012, dozens of companies managed to extract hundreds of millions in cash from VCs in hopes of ultimately extracting fuel oil from algae. CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors were making huge claims about the promise of algae-based biofuels; the U.S. Department of Energy was also making big bets through its bioenergy technologies office; […]

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APS, First Solar Partner on Arizona’s Largest Battery Storage Project

February 14, 2018 No Comments

Two leaders in renewable energy, Arizona Public Service and First Solar (Nasdaq: FSLR), are bringing a first-of-its-kind 50-megawatt (MW) solar-fueled battery to the desert to provide clean power to Arizonans on hot summer days. This project will make Arizona home to one of the largest battery storage systems in the country. The innovative design models […]

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659 MW Walney offshore wind project

February 13, 2018 No Comments

DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and certification body, secured a leading role as technical advisor to a group of institutional lenders with their investment of the 659 MW Walney Extension. Located off the coast of North West England at Barrow-in-Furness, the Walney Extension offshore wind farm will bring a unique mix of […]

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Hornsea Project One

February 12, 2018 No Comments

World’s soon-to-be largest offshore wind farm just began construction, expected to deliver 4.1TWh of electricity each year reports Natural News For all of their apparent benefits, it should be no surprise to anyone why many countries have decided to go all in for wind energy by building massive wind farms. Soon, the world’s largest offshore […]

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Solar on track to become Kenya’s cheapest source of power

February 12, 2018 No Comments

Kenya can easily achieve at least 10% solar power in the energy generation mix by 2025 with photovoltaics becoming the cheapest electricity source in the country, renewable energy entrepreneur Sebastian Noethlichs tells SeeNews Renewables in an exclusive interview about doing clean energy business in the country. In terms of added capacity, this translates into 150 […]

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Large-scale upheavals in global energy set the scene for the new Outlook

Large-scale upheavals in global energy set the scene for the new Outlook

February 12, 2018 No Comments

India takes the lead, as China energy growth slows  Solar PV is on track to be the cheapest source of new electricity in many countries  China’s new drive to “make the skies blue again” is recasting its role in energy  The future is electrifying, spurred by cooling, electric vehicles & digitalisation These […]

Energy tax credits in final U.S budget deal

February 9, 2018 No Comments

Tax credits for nuclear power, carbon sequestration and small natural gas and renewable energy technologies were included in a Congressional budget deal that passed in the early hours of Friday morning and was later signed by President Trump. Related : Biofuel Producers, Nuclear Power Get Boost in U.S. Budget Deal Oil and Gas News Undiluted […]

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Risen Energy deepens expansion in Europe

February 1, 2018 No Comments

Risen Energy Co., Ltd., a leading China-based PV solutions provider that’s traded as an A-share on China’s Shenzhen Stock Exchange, recently announced that a 12MW ground PV power station in Requena, Spain has been connected to the grid, with Risen Energy having contributed 50% of the required high-efficiency solar modules to the project. This is […]

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