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A Texas Renewable Energy Roundup As DistribuTECH Heads to San Antonio

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:40

On January 23, DistribuTECH, one of the fastest growing conferences and expos in the country is set to open. Affectionately called “DTECH” by those in the know, the show is designed to showcase innovation in the transmission and distribution space, which most Renewable Energy World readers know, is undergoing a mega-transformation as solar, energy storage and other forms of distributed energy resources have a growing presence on the grid

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Green Builder to Begin Covering Office Buildings with Perovskite Solar Cells

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:31

Sweden-based green builder Skanska this week said that it has secured a deal that will allow it to cover office buildings with perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale.

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Shell Buys Output of England’s Largest Solar Plant

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:43

Shell Global unit Shell Energy Europe has agreed to buy the power from the largest solar power plant in England.

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Massive Urban Growth Will Challenge Smart City Design

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:58

The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week presented with some dizzying facts and figures that highlighted the challenge facing those who plan and build the smart cities of today and the future.

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Trump Says Section 201 Solar Trade Case Decision Coming Soon

Solar Energy News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:51

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, "Everybody goes out of business."

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Shell Bolsters Renewables Bet With Stake in US Solar Company

Solar Energy News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:09

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is investing in a U.S. solar energy developer, continuing its recent expansion into the electricity business. The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas producer will acquire a 44 percent stake in Nashville’s Silicon Ranch Corp., which owns and operates about 100 solar facilities across the U.S. 

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ACWA Power Adopts Blockchain Currency SolarCoin

Solar Energy News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:51

Saudi Arabian energy company ACWA Power has started to use a blockchain currency. ACWA is utilizing SolarCoin, a crypto-currency that is rewarded to generators of solar power. 

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As Trump Tries to Bring Back Coal, EU Leaders Up Clean Energy, Energy Efficiency Targets

Solar Energy News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:31

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted yesterday to approve and adopt a sweeping set of measures that will ensure the growth of renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and advanced biofuels in the region.

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Egypt Readies for 2 GW of Solar PV Capacity

Solar Energy News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:23

Ugo Salerno, CEO of RINA Consulting explained in an interview that to date Egypt gets only 1 percent of its energy from renewables. With Salerno’s company’s help, however, Egypt will soon be the home of one of the largest solar PV projects in the world. 

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Google Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize

Solar Energy News - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:07

Google this week won the Zayed Future Energy Prize for Best Corporation. The award is a public endorsement of the giant corporation’s work in renewables and clean energy — the company has been carbon neutral since 2007.

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Solar Grabs Half of Global Renewables Investment in 2017, Reaching $161 Billion

Solar Energy News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:01

In its recently released annual figures, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said that solar lead the way in global renewable energy investments.

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New Commission to Tackle Energy Transformation Geopolitics

Solar Energy News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:27

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) this week launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and the United Arab Emirates.

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Surging Power Bills Spark Rush for Household Solar in Australia

Solar Energy News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:31

Australia, one of the world’s biggest users of rooftop solar panels, likely added the most new capacity on record last year as electricity users sought to ease escalating power bills.

 

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Renewables in Middle East to Triple, but Gas Will Still Dominate, Says Siemens

Solar Energy News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:54

The share of renewables in the Middle East energy mix is forecast to triple over the next 17 years — but natural gas will remain the dominant power source in the region. That’s one of the key findings of a new report published this week by Siemens.

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Subscription Energy Fit for the 21st Century

Solar Energy News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:28

Today, subscriptions are available to just about anything: TV streaming services, at-home meal kits, clothing and more. Now we’re welcoming energy to the subscription economy.

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California Regulators Direct PG&E to Prioritize Storage for Peak Demand

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:52

The California Public Utilities Commission approved an order Thursday that will require PG&E Corp., the state’s biggest utility, to change the way it supplies power when demand peaks. Instead of relying on electricity from three gas-fired plants run by Calpine Corp., PG&E will have to use batteries or other non-fossil fuel resources to keep the lights on in the most-populated U.S. state.

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Fluence Moves to Support ‘Significant Capital’ Needs of Energy Storage

Solar Energy News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:59

Fluence Energy, the energy storage joint venture launched last year by Siemens and AES, said it will begin offering leasing and project finance options for energy storage projects.

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