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Global Forecast: Solar Installation Capacity To Top 57 GW in 2015

Renewable Energy World Editors October 2, 2015

Solar installations globally could grow by between 25 percent and 30 percent in 2015 compared to last year, according to Mercom Capital Group.

solar power

APS Requesting Proposals for New Large-scale Solar Power Plant

PennEnergy Editors October 2, 2015 Arizona Public Service (APS) on Oct. 1 announced it is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to test the market for new large-scale solar installations in Arizona that could be developed ...

Biomass Energy Potential Far from Being Fully Exploited in China

Liu Yuanyuan October 2, 2015 Relative to other renewable energy power sectors, such as wind and solar power that have experienced explosive growth over the past several years, biomass power has played a minor role in...
clean energy

India Pledges Clean Energy Push in UN Climate Submission

Alex Nussbaum and Anindya Upadhyay, Bloomberg October 2, 2015 India, the world’s third-biggest polluter, pledged to slow the rise of greenhouse gases produced by its growing economy and to rapidly build up clean energy sources, becoming the las...

Geothermal Fulfilling 1.1 Percent of 2020 Clean Power Goal for Los Angeles

Jennifer Delony October 1, 2015 Power produced by the recently expanded Don A. Campbell geothermal plant in Mineral County, Nev., now represents 1.1 percent of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) 33 ...
wind turbine

Drones to Play Greater Role in Wind Turbine Inspections

Power Engineering Editors October 1, 2015

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will play a greater role in wind turbine inspections according to a report recently published by Navigant Research.


Chinese Solar Component Manufacturer Facing Bond Default

Katrina Nicholas, Andrew Monahan and Chris Bourke, Bloomberg October 1, 2015 A Chinese maker of solar components is threatening to become the nation’s next company to default on bonds, highlighting industry challenges as President Xi Jinping pushes to cut global-w...
energy storage

NextEra to Invest $100 Million in Energy Storage Technology

Christopher Martin and Jim Polso, Bloomberg September 30, 2015

NextEra Energy Inc. plans to invest $100 million in energy-storage systems over the next year to back up its fleet of solar and wind energy plants.


Forest Service to Study Environmental Effects of Geothermal in Salmon-Challis

Renewable Energy World Editors September 30, 2015 The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is planning to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the potential effects of geothermal development in Salmon-Challis National Forest ...
renewable energy

Poland’s Renewable Energy Market Draws New Investors

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg September 30, 2015 Impax Asset Management Group Plc, a London-based investment firm, has completed a 182 million Polish-zloty ($48 million) refinancing for its Kisielice wind farm in northern Poland after t...


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