» Too Big to Succeed: Solar Titans Flop When They Climb to Top
22/06/18 20:36 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In the past decade alone, four different companies -- all Chinese -- have surged to the top of the heap, becoming the biggest solar maker in the world, only to subsequently fall flat and get overtaken by an up-and-comer.

» Solar Matchmaker Pairing Lenders With Commercial Developers
22/06/18 20:36 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The New York-based company is introducing an online exchange to pair commercial solar developers with lenders looking to finance projects. It’s already matched $35 million of deals ahead of its formal opening Thursday, and has a goal of ...

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» Illinois Energy Law Lures Northeast Commercial-Industrial Solar Developer
21/06/18 11:06 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A major developer of large-scale solar in the Northeast is launching operations in Illinois, expecting the state’s new energy law to jumpstart the industry in a way similar to what happened in the company’s home state of Massachusetts.

» Solar Prices Nosedive After China Pullback Floods Global Market
21/06/18 11:06 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Solar panels were already getting cheaper this year, and then China pulled the plug this month on about 20 gigawatts of domestic installations. The result was a glut of global inventories, and now prices are plunging even faster.

» The Public Health Benefits of Adding Offshore Wind to the Grid
21/06/18 11:06 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.

» BBOXX, DC Go Form Partnership for Pay-Go Solar in Southern Africa
20/06/18 13:46 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Two off-grid solar providers are teaming up to deliver energy services to the estimated 4.6 million people without access to reliable electricity in Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland.

» Double-Sided Solar Panels Are Taking Off in China
20/06/18 13:46 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
China is expected to jump-start the market for panels that can absorb light on both sides with plans to install 2.7 GW this year, according to research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

» Exelon, First Solar Bankroll Campaign to Push a Carbon Tax
20/06/18 13:46 from Solar Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Major energy companies, including the largest U.S. nuclear power generator, are putting millions of dollars into a new political campaign to push for a tax on carbon dioxide emissions.

» Virginia Tech Students Use 100-ton Crane for World's Smartest Solar Home
20/06/18 12:36 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
BLACKSBURG, Va.  - With the help of a 100-ton crane, a dozen students at Virginia Tech are making progress on what they hope to be the smartest solar home in the world.The research prototype is completely powered by the sun, loaded with...

» Coal Is Being Squeezed Out of Power Industry by Cheap Renewables
19/06/18 17:33 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Coal will be increasingly squeezed out of the power generation market over the next three decades as the cost of renewables plunges and technology improves the flexibility of grids globally.

» Inside Renewable Energy: The Sustainable Corporation — Risks and Rewards of an Environmental Business Strategy
19/06/18 15:48 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In this episode, Scott Tew discusses Ingersoll Rand’s work toward achieving its sustainability goals and what other companies can learn from that experience.

» Timely US Offshore Wind Construction Support Vessel Proposed
18/06/18 17:09 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Two companies based in The Netherlands have proposed developing a near-term marine vessel solution for delivering wind turbine parts for the construction of new U.S. offshore wind projects planned over the next few years.

» AT&T ‘Goes Big’ on Wind Power in Texas
18/06/18 17:09 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
AT&T last week said it is adding to its wind power program with the purchase of 300 MW from two new wind farms in Wilbarger and Hardeman counties in Texas.

» NPR's Planet Money Features the World's Biggest Battery
18/06/18 14:32 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
California is generating a ton of solar power-some days, more than people can use. It could power the whole state soon, except for one problem: There's no way to hold on to all that energy at night.

» Trump's China Tariffs May Deal Solar a Second Tariff Blow
18/06/18 12:02 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Buried as an obscure-sounding item in a 10-page Trump administration list of Chinese products that are set to be taxed at an additional 25 percent are some solar equipment that, if ultimately included, could affect the renewables industry.

» Funding Puts Community-Scale Microgrid in Line for Wholesale Market Participation
18/06/18 12:02 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The California Energy Commission has approved a grant for a community-scale microgrid that will participate in California’s wholesale electricity market.

» Hydro-Quebec, Central Maine Power agree to 20-year cross-border transmission terms
15/06/18 19:50 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The successful negotiation of contracts this week move Hydro-Quebec's plan to export surplus hydroelectric power into the New England region of the United States one step closer to fruition.

» Want To Save the World with Your Brilliant Clean Energy Idea?
15/06/18 19:28 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
A new partnership between Enel and InnoCentive focuses on the power of the crowd to solve many of the world’s sustainable energy challenges.

» New Research Consortium Tasked with Reducing Offshore Wind Costs
15/06/18 16:16 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected NYSERDA to administer an $18.5 million offshore wind research and development consortium that will identify ways to reduce the cost of offshore wind in the U.S.

» More California Parks Are Now Offering Remote Solar EV Charging
15/06/18 16:16 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Two of California’s state parks have received new public charging infrastructure that offers electric vehicle owners the ability to charge up on solar power.

» How School Buses Could Help Run Air Conditioners During Peak Demand
15/06/18 16:16 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state.

» PennWell Partners with Folds of Honor Foundation
14/06/18 17:03 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In commemoration of Flag Day, PennWell Corp. is partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to raise money for military families. The effort is in conjunction with PennWell’s Wall of Honor, a traveling wall highlighting the names of ou...

» A Solar Market Insight for Intersolar Europe
14/06/18 13:41 from Energy Storage News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The advancement of solar power in the global energy mix is demanding and launching diverse affiliated products and services that will help the sector develop. Those products and services will be highlighted at Intersolar Europe in Munich...

» Solar in the US Midwest Will Deliver Sustainable Power for Crypto Mining
14/06/18 13:41 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Vancouver, B.C.-based solar developer Solar Alliance Energy Inc. yesterday said it is moving forward with plans to create solar-powered cryptocurrency mining facilities, with the first to be built in Illinois.

» Connecticut Selects Revolution Wind Offshore Wind Project for Development
13/06/18 20:02 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Connecticut today selected Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind proposal for development as part of an approximately 250-MW round of renewable energy projects.

» Engie Brasil raises $50 million for investments into Jaguara and Miranda hydro plants
13/06/18 19:19 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Brazilian utility Engie Brasil has announced a US$160 million public offering, with funds earmarked for investment into the Jaguara and Miranda hydropower plants.

» Volvo Wants to Convert Diesel Trucks into Clean Energy Storage
13/06/18 11:10 from Energy Storage News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Volvo is behind new research that could help convert old diesel truck engines into compressed air energy storage systems for fueling large electric vehicle fleets.

» Morocco’s Noor-Midelt Hybrid Solar Complex Wins $125M in Financing
13/06/18 11:10 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Morocco’s plans for its second concentrated solar power (CSP) complex is moving forward with a new round of financing worth US$125 million from The World Bank.

» Enphase Energy Will Pay $25 Million for SunPower’s Microinverter Business
13/06/18 11:10 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Enphase Energy on Monday said it agreed to pay $25 million to purchase SunPower Corp.’s microinverter business.

» Single European Power Market Is Now Closer to Reality
13/06/18 11:10 from Wind Power News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
The European Union’s vision of a single energy market will move a step closer on Tuesday with the start of a joint market for electricity delivered on the same day.

» Buried in Musk Job Cuts Memo: End to Home Depot Solar Sales
13/06/18 11:10 from Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Just four months ago, Tesla Inc. began a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc. It was an experiment that would prove short-lived.

» The Higher Efficiency State: Massachusetts or California?
12/06/18 13:53 from Energy Efficiency News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
In 2017, Massachusetts was ranked No. 1 in energy efficiency by ACEEE for the seventh consecutive year. On the other side of the country, California was ranked a close second after tying with Massachusetts for the top spot in 2016.

» Black & Veatch, SAI Group Win Design-Build Contracts for US Fast-Charging Network
12/06/18 10:56 from Energy Storage News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com
Electrify America has picked two companies to manage the design, permitting and construction of an electric vehicle fast charging network across the U.S.

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