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Is Japan the Next Boom Market for the Geothermal Energy Industry?

As Japan continues to bounce back from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, it has focused on renewable energy to lessen its reliance on nuclear and carbon-heavy fossil fuels. In just two years, Japan installed more than 11 gigawatts (GW) of renewables, thanks in part to a generous feed-in tariff (FIT) program es...
Renewable energy investment

Smart Investments: Ditch Your CD for Renewable Energy Yieldco Dividends

Renewable energy yieldcos have gain traction in the past few years, and are certainly making it easier to develop projects. But many don’t realize that yieldcos also offer solid financial benefits for the average person whose only brush with investment might be a few bucks in a CD. It is clear that investors can ear...
Mining

Powering African Mines: What Role Will Renewables Play in Addressing Mining’s Current Power Crisis?

Anglo American Platinum is stepping up its investigation of renewables now that South Africa’s main energy utility, Eskom, is experiencing energy shortfalls. “This is a very big challenge for us,” says Gerhard van den Berg, the company’s principal engineer, energy. “With Eskom having shortages and not being able to ...
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Listen Up: Affordable Solar Panels Made in the USA

Most of my rooftop solar customers express a preference for buying "Made in the U.S.A.” solar panels. And they were willing to pay a premium for domestically manufactured panels. But because there were very few U.S. manufacturers — and hundreds of overseas companies manufacturing panels at lower prices — the pr...

Quantifying Returns: Does Energy Storage Coupled with PV Offer Big Savings?

Still in their infancy, battery-based intelligent storage systems haven't built up the performance track record most banks and investors like to see when committing capital to a new technology, project or company.

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Reality Check: Maybe Energy Storage Isn't Ready for Prime Time

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Is Japan the Next Boom Market for the Geothermal Energy Industry?

Meg Cichon, Associate Editor May 29, 2015 As Japan continues to bounce back from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, it has focused on renewable energy to lessen its reliance on nuclear and carbon-heavy fossil fuels. In just two years, Japan installed more tha...
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Reality Check: Maybe Energy Storage Isn't Ready for Prime Time

Meg Cichon, Associate Editor May 28, 2015 Highlighting the growth of the energy storage market at the at the 2015 Energy Storage Association Conference in Dallas, Texas, Oncor’s  VP of Transmission Operations Wes Speed compared the industry to the Texas rain:...

Hong Kong Regulator Confirms Thin-film Solar Company Hanergy Is Under Probe

Jasmine Wang and Frederik Balfour, Bloomberg News May 28, 2015 Hong Kong’s markets regulator confirmed it’s investigating Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd., brushing aside a denial from the chairman of the solar company that a probe was underway. “A formal investigation into the affa...
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Managing the Risks of Renewable Energy Projects in Developing Countries

Jeffrey Karp, Jim Wrathall and Morgan Gerard, Sullivan & Worcester May 28, 2015 Driven by rapid expansion in developing countries, renewables are becoming a significant source of the world’s power.  According to the United Nations Environmental Programme’s (UNEP) 9th “Global Trends in Renewable E...
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Two Workers Die in “Landslide” at Hamzadere Dam Irrigation System in Turkey

Greg Poindexter May 27, 2015 Two construction workers died as the result of a landslide and additional workers were injured on May 22 at the construction site of the Hamzadere Dam Irrigation System in the Ipsala district of Edirne, Turkey. Edirne is i...

Morocco's 2GW Solar Plan One Step Closer

Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg May 27, 2015 Sener Grupo de Ingenieria SA won a 500 million-euro ($542 million) contract to build one of the world’s biggest solar-thermal power plant complexes in Morocco. Sener will begin constructing the 200-megawatt Noor II and 150...
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US Companies Invest Millions in Ukraine Bioenergy Despite Turbulent Policy

Vladislav Vorotnikov, International Correspondent May 27, 2015 Massachusetts-based Briggs Capital plans to invest US$250 million in the Ukraine bioenergy sector within the next several years, according to its CEO Rhode Robertson. The announcement was made amid significant problems in ...

Make Mom Care: A Solar Industry Commencement Speech for 2015

Tor 'Solar Fred' Valenza Friends, faculty, parents, and graduates of 2015. I’m honored not to be standing in front of you today, 'cause let's face it. I'm no Elon Musk, and you're online and anxious to get on with finding a job that pays eno...

Electric Utility Industry Created Their Own Air Pollution Permits, Held Private Meetings With Texas Regulators

Matt Kasper Emails obtained and released today by the Environmental Integrity Project show that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) worked behind closed doors with the state’s electric power trade association and...

Riding the Winds of Change

Natasha Juhasz After the 2015 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Windpower Conference, fiber optics and wind power are particularly timely topics. People often fail to realize that the many uses of optical fiber include industrial n...

RESOURCES

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