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Digging Deeper into DOE's $1B of New Clean Energy Loan Guarantees

Addressing participants at the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0 in Las Vegas on Aug. 24, President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office is making an additional $1 billion of loan guarantees available for distributed clean energy projects.

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Lithuanian Net Metering Hits Snag from Outset

The much anticipated net metering in Lithuania has hit a major snag from the very start – the introduced network operator service fee of 0.031 euros ($0.035) per 1 kWh is too high and can snuff out any solar gleam.

Integrated Renewable Energy for Communities

Thanks to cost-effective rooftop solar electricity, new neighborhoods in California are generating their own electricity from the start. Likewise, local grids serving settled communities are being strengthened by deployment of local sources, smarter end use, and electricity storage. Regulators are considering new gr...

7 Cool Summer Solar Innovations for 2015

The renewable energy industry never ceases to amaze us here at RenewableEnergyWorld.com. Each week we receive hundreds of press releases about interesting new developments and innovations that serve to make the world a little greener, cleaner and smarter. Since we can’t report on them all - although we would like to...

Listen Up: Questions You May Ask About Rooftop Solar

I’ve spent a lot of time over the past 15 years talking to homeowners about rooftop solar. More kitchen table chats and walks around the house than I can count. Some of the basic questions I hear again and again. Because they are new to solar, some of the most important questions do not even occur to homeowners.
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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd talks politics of fear vs. p...

Rudd, who led the Australian parliament from 2007 to 2010, told the Summit audience tha...

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Renewable Energy Gains Greater Opportunity in US Clean Power Plan

After a year of being pummeled by opponents, Obama’s final carbon reduction plan emerge...

The Future of Renewable Power in Mexico

The abundance of diverse renewable energy resources, growing demand for power, macroeco...

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

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

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Solar water heating

California Regulators Propose Expansion of Eligibility Requirements for Solar Water Heating Program

Jennifer Delony September 3, 2015 The California Public Utilities Commission has proposed expanding the eligibility requirements for customers seeking ...
Clean energy

Digging Deeper into DOE's $1B of New Clean Energy Loan Guarantees

Andrew Burger September 3, 2015 Addressing participants at the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0 in Las Vegas on Aug. 24, President Barack Obama annou...
Solar

Florida Supreme Court Takes Up Solar Question

Wayne Barber September 3, 2015 Because Florida remains one of only four states where current laws expressly deny citizens and businesses the freedom...
energy storage

Energy Storage Surging as More U.S. States Look to Batteries

Mark Chediak, Bloomberg September 3, 2015 The use of energy-storage systems is surging in the U.S. as power companies show increasing interest in the technolog...

JSW Energy refinances US$1.1 billion in hydroelectric project debt

Gregory B. Poindexter September 2, 2015 JSW Energy Ltd., based in Mumbai, India, is refinancing about US$1.1 billion via a 5:25 financial structure for its h...

JSW Energy refinances US$1.1 billion in hydroelectric project debt

Gregory B. Poindexter September 2, 2015 JSW Energy Ltd., based in Mumbai, India, is refinancing about US$1.1 billion via a 5:25 financial structure for its h...
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Hitachi Plans to Add Production Line for Offshore Wind Parts

Chisaki Watanabe, Bloomberg September 2, 2015 Hitachi Ltd. plans to expand its reach into the market for offshore wind projects by adding a production line to make...

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Washington, DC Bridges the Solar Gap

Warren Leon The District of Columbia has enjoyed 15 years of strong economic growth. But prosperity is spread unevenly across the nation’s capital. Calling Washington “an increasingly two...

Shedding Some Light on a Taxing Situation for Community-Shared Solar

Nate Hausman For renters and for property owners with inadequate roof space, the many benefits of solar electricity may seem out of reach. About half of all households and businesses in the U.S. are n...

Transitioning to Net-Zero Living

Sarah Lozanova Judith and Jeffrey adore living in Belfast, Maine – a quaint harbor town of Belfast, Maine. They previously resided in a large seaside home on Penobscot Bay, where Little River form...

The True Cost of Electric Vehicles in Australia

JT Ripton In order to avoid increased congestion, further greenhouse warming and lessen Australia’s reliance on imported fossil fuels, a broader mobility strategy is necessary. Electric vehic...

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Spotlight on Energy and Utilities: Featuring Research from Gartner

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The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

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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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