» 5 Issues to Watch as India Reaches for Ambitious Energy Access Target
24/02/17 13:14 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
India’s electricity access challenge is formidable. About 300 million people lack electricity, while an additional 100 million have less than four hours of electricity per day, and possibly several million more suffer from unreliable sup...

» My 2017 Solar Resolution — Inspiring Dialogue with Key Solar Influencers
23/02/17 19:51 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A funny thing happened recently: We wrote an article suggesting that a lower cost of capital, driven by increased debt in project finance transactions, would help to mitigate some of the new risk the solar industry faces in 201...

» EnergyAustralia Provides Update on Proposed Seawater Pumped Storage Project
23/02/17 17:01 from Hydropower News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
EnergyAustralia recently briefed the federal government on the potential for a 100-MW pumped storage project in South Australia that uses seawater.

» Engineers Week Celebrates Women in Engineering with #GirlDay2017
23/02/17 15:17 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
It’s Engineers Week, and DiscoverE — formerly the National Engineers Week Foundation — is celebrating women in engineering today with Girl Day 2017, a campaign to introduce girls to the world of engineering.  

» First Solar Posts Biggest-Ever Loss as Revenue Slides
23/02/17 12:06 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
First Solar Inc. slumped the most in three months after reporting its biggest-ever loss and cutting its earnings forecast.  

» The Energy Web Foundation: Bringing Blockchain Technology to the Grid
23/02/17 11:46 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Blockchain technology—the technology underpinning the Bitcoin virtual currency—is being discussed as one of the most potentially disruptive technologies since the Internet. Blockchains are a combination of information technology, cr...

» My 2017 Solar Resolution
22/02/17 19:51 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A funny thing happened recently: We wrote an article suggesting that a lower cost of capital, driven by increased debt in project finance transactions, would help to mitigate some of the new risk the solar industry faces in 201...

» Indian Cabinet approves US$854.4 million investment for 900-MW Arun 3 hydropower project located in Nepal
22/02/17 19:17 from Hydropower News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs announced today it has approved investment for the generation component of the 900-MW Arun 3 hydropower project on Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district of eastern Nepal, for an estimated Rs. ...

» California Lawmakers Seek 100 Percent Renewables by 2045
22/02/17 15:37 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
California SB 584 would require 100 percent of all electricity sold in California at retail to be generated by eligible renewable energy resources by December 31, 2045. 

» More Than 3 Million in US Now Work in Clean Energy
22/02/17 13:37 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
National business groups, citing government statistics, say jobs providing cleaner energy options equal those in retail stores, twice those in building construction Washington, D.C., Feb.

» Bridging the Gap Between Drone Services and Solar
22/02/17 12:59 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Incorporating drones into daily operations could turn out to be one of the most beneficial decisions a solar firm can make in 2017.

» The Age of the Giant Battery Is Almost Upon Us
22/02/17 11:31 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The idea that giant batteries may someday revolutionize electrical grids has long enthralled clean-power advocates and environmentalists. Now it’s attracting bankers with the money to make it happen.  

» Siemens to build EnBW Hohe See as first offshore wind power project with extended scope
22/02/17 00:00 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Siemens Wind Power will, for the first time, provide complete offshore wind power plant solutions including foundations for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project.

» Blue Pillar Launches New Offering to Unlock the Value of Behind-the-Meter Data and Control
21/02/17 21:19 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Blue Pillar announced its new Aurora® Energy Network-as-a-Service (ENaaS) offering to advance the company's mission to simplify access to behind-the-meter data and control from any type of distributed energy resource that generates, sto...

» JDR Selected By US Wind to Supply Cables to US Offshore Wind Farms
21/02/17 19:14 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
JDR CHOSEN BY US WIND INC. AS CABLE PARTNER : JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by US Wind Inc., as the preferred cable partner for its first offshore ...

» Saudi Renewables: Reset and Launch
21/02/17 12:37 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil producer, is relaunching its renewable energy program. Recent government communications suggest a determination to press ahead rapidly.

» India's New Solar Auction Lights the Way to Modi's Green Targets
21/02/17 11:55 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Record low Indian solar tariffs tendered at a groundbreaking auction may catalyze green investments and help tip the balance of new power to renewables and away from fossil fuels.  

» New Hydronium-ion Battery Presents Opportunity for Sustainable Grid-scale Storage
21/02/17 11:45 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Oregon State University on Monday said its scientists have developed a new type of battery that uses only hydronium ions as the charge carrier.    

» US Offshore Wind Farms Will Be Constructed by US Oil and Gas Experts
20/02/17 18:47 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Jeff Grybowski is CEO of Deepwater Wind, the company that built the first offshore wind farm in the United States, currently generating energy off the coast of Rhode Island. He’s not at all concerned about finding the supply chain to con...

» Could Rising Seas Yield Common Ground? Exploring Opportunities for Climate Collaboration with the Trump Administration
20/02/17 16:39 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In May 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump released his America First Energy Plan, including a number of measures to be taken within the first 100 days of his presidency. Broadly speaking, these commitments reflect the intent of the Trump ...

» Europe to Lead Research Project for Energy Storage in Molten Silicon
20/02/17 11:47 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Technical University of Madrid last week said that it will work with seven European R&D institutions to develop a new generation of ultra-compact energy storage devices based in molten silicon and solid state heat-to-power conver...

» Sonnen Plans US Expansion for Home Battery Backup
20/02/17 11:24 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Sonnen GmbH, a German manufacturer of batteries for residential and commercial energy storage, plans to combine research and manufacturing at a new facility in Atlanta as part of a U.S. expansion.    

» Pruitt Confirmed as EPA Administrator
17/02/17 18:53 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The U.S. Senate today approved Scott Pruitt as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

» Race for Home Power Storage Pits British Startup Against Tesla
17/02/17 14:54 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A U.K. energy-storage startup is aiming to take on Tesla Inc. in the competition to outfit homes with affordable backup battery power.

» BP Weighing Upgrade of US Wind Turbines
17/02/17 14:34 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
BP Plc is weighing plans to update as many as 200 of its U.S. wind turbines with newer, higher-capacity equipment, a move that would represent the company’s biggest investment in renewable energy since its last wind farm&n...

» Environmental Regulation in the Age of Trump — Knot as Easy as They Thought
17/02/17 13:59 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
There is a lot of speculation surrounding the Trump administration’s intentions toward clean energy and environment policies and programs. Rumors abound of slashing budgets, firing personnel, gagging anyone left standing and ultimately d...

» Listen Up: Backup Power
17/02/17 13:07 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
We’re in the middle of winter — and there’s some serious precipitation. It’s snowing in much of the country, and California is finally getting a lot of rain. Although these storms are good for replenishing our water supplies, wind, rain ...

» Geothermal, Small Wind Among Technologies to Benefit Under New Tax Credit Legislation
17/02/17 12:09 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Reps. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) this week reintroduced legislation that would extend through 2021 commercial and residential installation tax credits for geothermal heat pumps, fuel cells, microturbines, small wind a...

» Renewables — Profiting in the Era of Drones
17/02/17 11:02 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In the modern age of solar 4.5 MW is not a big power plant, generally occupying less than 50 acres of land. But from the perspective of a field technician, size is all relative.

» Update: Virginia Senate Passes Pumped Storage Bill, Moves to Governor for Signature
16/02/17 21:02 from Hydropower News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
As a result of the Virginia Senate passing HB 1760 with only one no vote, the bill has moved to Governor Terry McAuliffe for signature.

» 3@3 on Solar PV: Solar at $0.25 a Watt explained
16/02/17 13:54 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Jenn Runyon, Chief Editor of Renewable Energy World and Paula Mints, Chief Market Research Analyst with SPV Market Research discuss three hot topics in the global solar industry for three minutes each. Today’s topics include the official...

» Solar Power Industry Conditions ‘Remain Challenging,’ SunPower CEO Says
16/02/17 12:14 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
SunPower CEO Thomas Werner yesterday said that while long-term growth prospects for the solar power industry are compelling, the near-term conditions “remain challenging.”    

» U.S.-led Power Africa initiative to invest US$1 billion in Nigeria for energy including hydropower
15/02/17 19:27 from Hydropower News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Power Africa and Trade Africa Coordinator, Andrew Herscowitz, announced on Feb. 14 during the Abuja Electricity Distribution Co.’s two-day Distribution Company Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, that the U.S. will invest US$1billion in the coun...

» Siemens, Bentley Systems Agree to Offer Planning and Design Solutions for Utilities
15/02/17 17:34 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Siemens’ Energy Management Division and Bentley Systems have announced an agreement to jointly develop solutions to accelerate digitalization of planning, design, and operations for power utilities and industrial power customers.

» US Solar Smashes Records with 95 Percent Growth
15/02/17 14:47 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Each year solar analysts take stock of the industry's accomplishments with the annual Solar Market Insight Report (SMI) and each time the performance numbers impress. This year, however, is jaw-dropping. TerraSmart is passionate about al...

» Cleantech Aims to Capitalize on Energy Storage and Integrated Energy Solutions
15/02/17 11:23 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Cleantech Forum, organized by the Cleantech Group, took place on January 23-25. President Trump’s inauguration provided the backdrop for entrepreneurs, investors and experts to emphasize the need for technological solutions that can ...

» China Widens Wind Power Lead Over US
15/02/17 10:57 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
China installed almost three times more wind power than the U.S. last year, continuing its clean-energy investment blitz to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase air quality.

» Wind Power: First electricity delivered from Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm
15/02/17 00:00 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Up to 6,000 homes in the U.K. are now receiving electricity from the first producing wind turbine on Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. When fully operational later in 2017 the offshore wind power farm will provide electricity to...

» Australian Renewable Energy Agency Commits $4.1M to Advance Energy Storage
14/02/17 16:13 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency this week said it has committed $4.1 million in funding for Sydney-based company Ecoult to commercialize its battery technology.  

» SPP Sets North American Record for Wind Power
14/02/17 16:09 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Southwest Power Pool set a wind-penetration record of 52.1 percent at 4:30 a.m., Feb. 12, becoming the first regional transmission organization (RTO) in North America to serve more than 50 percent of its load at a given time with wind en...

» National Lab Studies Solar Panel Corrosion
14/02/17 12:19 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Sandia National Laboratories last week said that its researchers are studying corrosion on solar panels to help industry develop long-lasting PV panels and increase PV system reliability.  

» Silicon Energy Storage Technology Scales Up for Commercial Production
14/02/17 12:00 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
One of the most abundant elements on earth is being used to create an energy storage system that can heat homes as well as store electricity.  

» Saudi Arabia Turning to Wind and Solar Power
14/02/17 11:17 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The nation most identified with its massive oil reserves is turning to wind and solar to generate power at home and help extend the life of its crucial crude franchise.  

» New York's Energy Czar, Richard Kauffman, Receives SEIA Solar Champion Award
13/02/17 15:24 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) presented Richard Kauffman, New York's chairman of energy and finance and NYSERDA Board chair, with the prestigious SEIA Solar Champion Award, an honor bestowed upon entities or individuals ...

» Turning Sunshine into Liquid Gold
13/02/17 12:21 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Tiny metallic-gold particles are being used to convert sunlight into fuel. The technology is being developed in South Australia to store solar energy as an alternative to battery storage.    

» Last Word: The Great Challenge of the Electric Power Transition
13/02/17 12:07 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
2016 was the year that the U.S. installed its millionth solar array; storage started to become a game changer; and the Supreme Court ruled on the FERC 745 case, confirming distributed energy resources are integral to ...

» 5 Ways Cities Can Benefit from SunShot’s Latest Solar Prize Challenge
13/02/17 11:38 from Solar Tech News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The solar industry is growing fast. In 2016, solar energy was the largest source of new generating capacity in the United States. With more than 1 million U.S. solar projects now operating, the country has more than 35 gigawatts of total...

» South African Bank Becomes Major Funder for US Solar Rooftop Industry
13/02/17 11:08 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A South African bank has become the go-to funding source for the U.S. rooftop solar industry just two years after entering the market.    

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