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

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," which is a lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant in Nevada. Of c...

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Million Solar Loan Program, Deutsche Bank to Lend $1 Billion for Japanese Solar Projects, Financing Partnerships Drive North Carolina's Solar Boom. The reasons for the deals are clear. Solar developers need money to build projects a...

Mini-hydro Making A Big Impact on Nepalese Power

Renowned for its vast hydropower resources, the Himalayan nation of Nepal has nonetheless long struggled to meet its growing power demand. Now though, the devastating earthquake that struck the country in April 2015 is placing even more emphasis on the development of hydropower at a range of scales.  

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

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 100-MW project in Boulder City, Nevada. Both solar projects benefit from new streamlined permitt...

Did You Hear That? Reducing Construction Noise at Offshore Wind Farms

Marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation is an integral part of the development of offshore wind farms, which, along with many other developments, generate underwater noise that can negatively impact marine mammals. For instance, servicing vessels used during construction and operation can generate c...
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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-...

Canadian Solar Completes Construction on 100 MW AC Utility-Scale Solar F...

The completion of the 100 MW AC Grand Renewable Solar Project ("GRS") has been achieved.

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...

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

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Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Mi...

Did You Hear That? Reducing Construction Noise at Offshore Wind Farms

Marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation is an integral part of the dev...

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...

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100-MW Kenyan Wind Farm Will Help Power Africa

Renewable Energy World Editors July 27, 2015 As part of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it committed $233 million in debt financing to...

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...

Hillary Clinton Outlines Renewable Energy Proposals; Will Further Obama Climate Goals

Jennifer Epstein and Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Hillary Clinton on Sunday set two "bold national goals" to combat climate change, promising that if she's elected president, she would set the United States on a path toward producing enough clean renewable ...

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...
Cannonsville Dam leaking

Cannonsville Dam: Work Being Performed To Repair Leak at Future Hydro Site

Elizabeth Ingram July 24, 2015

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced work is under way to repair Cannonsville Dam, which has been leaking muddy water.

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...

NATiVE Interview with Texas Solar Energy Society's Lucy Stolzenburg

Ryan Doty Lucy Stolzenburg Texas Solar Energy Society Executive Director Tell us a bit about yourself (education, hobbies, family, pets etc.) I have a BA degree in Journalism, but my work background is very eclectic. I have travel...

The Connecticut Green Bank’s Financial Innovation Makes Building Improvements Possible

Maria Blais Costello One of the biggest barriers preventing building owners from committing to comprehensive energy efficiency upgrades or installing clean energy technologies is the high upfront cost. If businesses and other commercial buildin...

China Solar Equipment Manufacturer Hanergy Stays Suspended Amid Manipulation Probe

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

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

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...

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Power Generation, CHP, Biogas, Biomass

Experts at Turning Waste to EnergyWhether it's using food waste and sludge in an anaero...

Structural Steel Fabrication

For over 15 years, SMF has provided structural steel for complex projects ranging from ...

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REPORTS

2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

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...

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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