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Bloomberg News Editors - 1 hour ago

India to Quadruple Renewable Capacity to 175 Gigawatts by 2022

India plans to quadruple its renewable power capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022 as part of the government’s plan to supply electricity to every household, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...

Barry Cassell - 2 hours ago

New Mexico Utility Adding Wind, Solar and Geothermal to Its Power Mix

Public Service Co. of New Mexico parent PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM) said in its Feb. 27 annual Form 10-K report that its utility subsidiary is gradually adding more renewable energy to...

Liu Yuanyuan - 4 hours ago

China’s Polysilicon Imports Surged in Late 2014

China’s polysilicon imports via ports in Shandong province amounted to 2,883 tons for the first 11 months of 2014, an increase of 73.6 percent over the same period of 2013, according...

David Appleyard - February 27, 2015

UK Low-Carbon Contract Winners Revealed: Wind Scores, Solar Disappoints

The first round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) programme — the UK scheme that is designed to support low-carbon generation and a capacity margin in the energy sector — has concluded....

Bloomberg News Editors - February 27, 2015

Iberdrola Agrees to Buy UIL for $3 Billion to Expand US Renewable Business

Iberdrola SA, Spain’s largest electricity company, agreed to buy UIL Holdings Corp. in a deal valued at about $3 billion in cash and shares to create a U.S. utility with about 3.1 million...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 26, 2015

Google Invests $300 Million in SolarCity Rooftop Solar Installations

Google Inc. is making its largest bet yet on renewable energy, a $300 million investment to support at least 25,000 SolarCity Corp. rooftop power plants.

Meg Cichon - February 26, 2015

Leasing Option Now Available for Solar Plus Flow Battery Energy Storage Systems

The leasing market has been a boon for the solar industry, ramping up residential installations for the past several years and with continued growth expected for the near future. Now...

David Appleyard - February 25, 2015

European Commission Unveils Draft Energy Strategy

The European Commission has unveiled “A Framework Strategy for a Resilient Energy Union with a Forward-Looking Climate Change Policy,” which is a key plank in the development of its...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 25, 2015

In the Time It Takes to Read This Story, A Solar Array Will Go Up Somewhere

Solar is so cheap, the problem now is how to pay for it. Prices for panels are down more than 65 percent in five years, to less than 70 cents a watt. What's next? One word: financing...

Bloomberg News Editors - February 24, 2015

First Solar and SunPower Plan to Form Joint-Venture Yieldco

First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp., the two largest U.S. solar-panel manufacturers, are planning a joint venture that will own and operate some of their projects.

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