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Enphase Sees Australia Leading ‘Global Charge’ in Energy Storage

James Paton, Bloomberg October 7, 2015 Enphase Energy Inc., the California-based solar technology company, is making Australia the first market for its new home energy storage systems and is looking at countries including...

Construction to Begin on Oil-Producing Solar Farm in Oman

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg October 7, 2015

GlassPoint Solar Inc will begin work on one of the world’s largest solar park this month, with completion planned for late 2017.


Minnesota Regulators Move 163 MW of Solar Projects Through Environmental Review

Renewable Energy World Editors October 7, 2015

The Minnesota Department of Commerce in September released environmental reviews for two utility-scale solar projects totaling about 163 MW.


EIB Links Green Bonds to Projects in Second Push for Climate

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg October 6, 2015 The European Investment Bank is the first issuer to link its individual green bonds to the projects they finance in a second move to respond to the call from world leaders to scale up fin...

BOEM Greenlights Offshore Wind for North Carolina

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015

BOEM has released a finding of no significant impact for commercial wind lease issuance on the Atlantic OCS offshore North Carolina.


Geothermal, Biomass in Indonesia to Benefit from $500M Loan Program

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan program that the bank said will boost efforts by the government of Indonesia to scale up renewable energy through price i...

SolarCity Lays Claim to ‘World’s Most Efficient Rooftop Solar Panel’

Jennifer Delony October 5, 2015

SolarCity in an Oct. 2 announcement said that it will begin production this month on what the company claims is the “world’s most efficient” rooftop solar panel at 22 percent.


Nordex Buys Acciona Wind Unit for $880 Million to Expand Abroad

Brian Parkin and Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg October 5, 2015 Germany’s biggest wind-turbine maker agreed to purchase its counterpart in Spain in a transaction that will create the fifth-largest manufacturer worldwide amid a shift toward renewable e...

Terpenes Emerge as Energy-Dense Players in Biofuel Market

Bruce Dorminey October 5, 2015 Terpenes rarely make the nightly news, but these organic hydrocarbon byproducts of eucalyptus, pine, bacteria and even some species of butterflies and termites are emerging as energy-dens...


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