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

Meg Cichon 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 coined a "gigafactory,&qu...

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American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) Announces Startup Green Innov...

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) and supporting partner National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The inaugural...

Senate Energy Bill Would Help Achieve the Nation’s Geothermal Potential,...

Representatives of the U.S. geothermal industry applauded U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alas., and Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., for legislation introduced yesterday. Their broad, bipartisan en...

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 first quarter of 2015. Patents in Hybrid/electric Vehicle technologies and in Wind dropped off as well,...

Senate Vote to Extend Tax Credits Will Help the Geothermal Market, Indus...

The Senate Finance Committee today voted to support a package of tax extenders proposed by Chairman Orin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (D-OR).

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‘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...

Scotland Establishes Fund to Explore Five Geothermal Project Sites

The Scottish government awarded £234,000 to conduct feasibility studies at five geother...

A Closer Look at Fossil and Renewable Energy Subsidies

A new study by the International Monetary Fund puts the total cost of fossil fuel subsi...

First Anniversary of The Balkan Floods Highlights Renewable Energy Marke...

One year ago this month, severe flooding in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia kill...

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Listen Up: Vampires Sucking Power from your House

Barry Cinnamon July 29, 2015 Here’s a nightmare for you: at night, when you’re asleep and you think things are quiet, there are vampires sucking power out of your house and increasing your electric bill. The fact of the matter is that every plugged in...

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...

SkyPower Inks $2.2 Billion Deal for Massive Solar Power Plant in Kenya

Eric Ombok, Bloomberg July 24, 2015 Kenya’s Energy Ministry and SkyPower Global Ltd. will sign a $2.2 billion agreement on Sunday that paves the way for the Canadian company to develop a 1-gigawatt solar project in East Africa’s biggest economy. The solar pr...

Some Hope for US Renewable Energy Tax Credits As Extension Bill Passes Committee

Vince Font July 22, 2015 In a lopsided 23-3 vote, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to extend a number of renewable energy production tax credits through the end of 2016. The vote allows developers of wind, geothermal, biomass, lan...

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...
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Climate Talks Nearing Consensus in Behind-the-Scenes Meetings

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg July 16, 2015

Publicly, the United Nations climate-change talks look mired in disputes over everything from money to the length of the proposed agreement.

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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.
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US Geothermal Update: New York GHP Incentives, Hawaiian Research, Oregon Green Contracts

Leslie Blodgett, Geothermal Energy Association July 15, 2015 Two measures that bring the same benefits enjoyed by owners of solar installations to those who install geothermal heat pumps (GHPs) have passed the New York State Legislature and now move on for Governor Cuomo’s sign...
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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...
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The Latest Sign That Coal Is Getting Killed

Tom Randall, Bloomberg July 13, 2015 Coal is having a hard time lately. U.S. power plants are switching to natural gas, environmental restrictions are kicking in, and the industry is being derided as the world's No. 1 climate criminal. Prices h...

RESOURCES

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...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

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REPORTS

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

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 Global Wi...

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 your ...

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

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