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

Andrew Burger, Contributor May 24, 2015 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 techn...
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Global Renewable Energy Employment Surges 18 Percent to 7.7 Million

Andrew Burger, Correspondent May 22, 2015 Ongoing growth in renewable energy investment and deployment is creating jobs worldwide — and lots of them. This job growth is helping governments address a fundamental economic problem p...
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Italian Company Uses Sun-Heated Sand to Produce Energy

Flavia Rotondi and Alessandra Migliaccio, Bloomberg May 21, 2015

Italy’s well-known sun and sand form the basis of many beach holidays. An Italian company has also found another purpose for the combination: energy production.

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Panasonic Ramps Up Japanese Solar Manufacturing to Meet Domestic Rooftop Demand

Junko Movellan, Correspondent May 21, 2015 Panasonic Corp, a Japanese electronics company, announced that it will expand its domestic solar cell and module production to meet the rooftop solar demand in Japan. The company will inv...

Renewable Energy Is Beginning To Power Africa

Andrew Burger, Contributor May 21, 2015 According to the International Energy Agency, sub-Saharan Africa will require more than $300 billion in investment to achieve universal electricity access by 2030. Committing more than $7...
GE Digital Wind Farm

GE Introduces Digital Wind Farm that Could Boost Production 20 Percent, Re-ignites Alstom Buyout Talk

Meg Cichon, Associate Editor May 20, 2015 General Electric (GE) is pushing its wind farms to join the big data revolution with its new Digital Wind Farm, announced this week at Windpower 2015 in Orlando, Fla. amidst talk that its...
Wind turbine

Bigger Wind Turbine Towers = Bigger US Development Opportunity

Meg Cichon, Associate Editor May 20, 2015 Wind energy already accounts for about 5 percent of U.S. electricity generation, which crowned the nation as the global leader in wind production late last year. There is now mo...
Wind turbines

Wind Energy Is Crucial in the Fight Against Climate Change, Says US Energy Secretary

Meg Cichon, Associate Editor May 20, 2015 The opening general session at Windpower 2015 marked the first appearance by an U.S. energy secretary at the show, “which is surprising,” said current energy secretary Ernest Moniz, “but ...

Renewable Power Can Now Flow All Over Europe

Rachel Morison and Weixin Zha May 20, 2015 After almost two years of delays, Germany, France and their neighbors in central-western Europe connected their electricity markets on Wednesday under a system that lets prices dictate wh...

Yingli Seeks to Reassure Investors After Stock Plunge

Louise Downing and Justin Doom May 20, 2015 Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., the second-largest panel maker said it’s confident it can keep making repayments on its debt and that it is taking steps to mitigate risks to it...

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