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New Software Optimizes Grid-scale Energy Storage, Gathers Vital Information for Grid Operators

When developing new energy projects, there are several software applications that can help with technology procurement decisions and monitoring. These programs are especially helpful...

David Appleyard - March 30, 2015

France Mandates Solar Roofs for Commercial Zones

Recently passed legislation in France has mandated that the roofs of all new buildings in commercial areas must be so-called green roofs, which are at least partially covered in either...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 30, 2015

Mexico Pledges to Cut Emissions 25 Percent in Climate Change Milestone

Mexico has become the first developing nation to formally promise to cut its global-warming pollution, a potential milestone in efforts to reach a worldwide agreement on tackling climate...

David Appleyard - March 27, 2015

UK Cuts Red Tape for Commercial Rooftop Solar

A change in the rules for permitted development rights in the UK has increased the development threshold for rooftop solar panels on commercial property by a factor of 20. Under the...

Andrew Burger - March 27, 2015

New York Launches Innovation Lab To Study Renewable Energy and the Advanced Grid

This week New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the signing of an agreement between the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and State University of New York Polytechnic Institute...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 26, 2015

Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions

U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn...

Nicholas Keyes - March 25, 2015

The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now

Even a few years ago, renewable energy played only a small role in most countries’ energy planning. While governments and publics were eager to increase the share of renewables in their...

Meg Cichon - March 25, 2015

SunEdison Recruits Imergy Flow Batteries for Microgrid Rural Electrification Initiative

Earlier this year, SunEdison announced a goal to bring power to 20 million people in rural India by 2020. To forward this mission, it announced today that it will use more than 1,000...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 24, 2015

Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution

Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 23, 2015

Hanergy Opens 60 Stores in China to Broaden Solar Sales Channel

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group Ltd., the Chinese solar power-equipment maker controlled by billionaire Li Hejun, opened 60 retail stores and “user experience centers” across the nation...

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