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The Lessons Coal and Electricity Markets of the Past Can Offer Solar+Storage Markets Today

Lewis Milford, President, Clean Energy Group The path to scaling up clean energy technologies like solar+storage sometimes can seem like unchartered territory. It can be challenging to figure out the best strategies to develop large, mainstream markets for clean energy technologies. So, it’s...

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Clean Energy Patents Maintain High Levels in First Quarter: Clean Energy...

Solar patents led all others for the eighth straight quarter despite a drop in the firs...

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Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

Parker Hannifin Power Conversion System Selected By Primus Power to Supp...

Primus selected Parker's Energy Grid Tie Division's power conversion systems for the US...

Intersolar North America 2015 concludes with high traffic and high value...

Approximately 18,000 verified visitors from more than 80 countries filled the exhibitio...

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California Approves Distributed Energy Resource Providers To Aggregate R...

If you live in California, there’s a chance that a neighbor with rooftop solar panels w...

Tesla CTO: Bulk Energy Storage Will Grow Much Faster Than People Expect

At the standing-room-only opening keynote at Intersolar 2015, all the talk was on the f...

Testing Heats Up at Sandia's Solar Tower

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to lower the cost of solar ener...

‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations...

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Welspun Commissions 52-MW Solar Power Plant in India

Vince Font July 27, 2015 Leading Indian solar developer Welspun Renewables has commissioned the construction of a massive solar plant in the state of Maharashtra. The planned 52-megawatt (MW) solar plant will be located in the city of Baramati. Th...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Na...

Energy Storage and Geothermal Markets Look To Team Up in the Hunt for Lithium

Meg Cichon July 27, 2015 In today's fast-paced tech environment, no one can make a splash quite like Elon Musk. So when he decided to enter the energy storage game in 2014, he did it with gusto. Musk is now in the process of building what he coine...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integ...

How Solar Energy Zones and Easy Permitting Helped Create 3-cent Solar

Susan Kraemer, Correspondent July 22, 2015 Warren Buffet's utility NV Energy has signed the lowest price contract for solar ever, at just US $0.0384 for First Solar’s 100-MW Playa Solar project, beating even its own record low price of $0.046 cents for SunPower's 1...

California Approves Distributed Energy Resource Providers To Aggregate Renewable Energy Generation

Mark Chediak and Jonathan N. Crawford, Bloomberg News July 20, 2015 If you live in California, there’s a chance that a neighbor with rooftop solar panels will help keep your lights on soon. In a first, the state’s grid operator has approved rules allowing companies to buy electricity from ...

Renewable Energy Giant SunEdison Continues To Expand With Purchase of Vivant Solar

Christopher Martin, Bloomberg July 20, 2015 SunEdison Inc. said it will entrench its position as one of the “super majors” of the solar power industry with the $2.2 billion purchase of rooftop panel installer Vivint Solar Inc. The two agreed to combine for cash, sha...
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Global Renewable Energy Is Status Positive

David Appleyard, Contributing Editor July 16, 2015 The headline figure from the authoritative REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2015 (GSR) states renewables accounted for more than 59 percent of all new electricity generating capacity installed worldwide during 2014.

Battery Competition Brewing in Hawaii Courtesy of New Sony Venture

Andrew Burger, International Correspondent July 15, 2015 It hasn't taken long for Hawai'i to emerge as a bustling hive of activity revolving around intelligent battery storage technology. From well-established market leaders such as LG Chem and Samsung SDI to fast rising young c...
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Mid-Year Celebrations: Fireworks, A World Cup, And Clean Energy Momentum

Clint Wilder, Clean Edge July 15, 2015 This month alone, we Americans celebrated our nation’s birthday, capped off perfectly by the USA women’s soccer team’s sensational 5-2 victory in the World Cup final. As we hit the halfway point of 2015, the clean-energy i...

How To Make Solar PV2EV Profitable

Frank V. Di Massa, Contributor July 14, 2015 Sonoma Clean Power (SCP) is saving everyone in Sonoma County a little money on their PG&E bill and that’s a pretty big deal, but it’s just part of the story.  In February I purchased a 2011 Nissan Leaf electric ve...

Tesla CTO: Bulk Energy Storage Will Grow Much Faster Than People Expect

Jennifer Runyon, Chief Editor July 14, 2015 At the standing-room-only opening keynote at Intersolar 2015, all the talk was on the future of solar and how energy storage was helping to pave the way for greater adoption of it. Dr. Eicke R. Weber, the director of the F...

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Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

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Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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Solar Q4 and Annual 2014 Funding and M&A report

Mercom Capital Group’s Q4 and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Report is a comprehensiv...

WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Glob...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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