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A 9-Minute Guide To Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest

Pope Francis issued Laudato si’ (Praise Be to YouOn the care for our common home, his second encyclical, concerning Catholic doctrine with respect to climate change, consumerism, and development.

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EDITOR'S PICKS

‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations...

New Tool Helps Utilities Manage the Rapidly Growing Community Solar Market

Community solar projects are among the fastest growing solar segments in the U.S with s...

The Real Price of Free Solar

For a technology known for its tranquility and quietness, the noise surrounding PV as s...

A Closer Look at Fossil and Renewable Energy Subsidies

A new study by the International Monetary Fund puts the total cost of fossil fuel subsi...

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What Is the Value of Solar Energy + Storage?

Andrew Burger, Contributor June 29, 2015 What's the true, overall value of combined “behind the meter” energy storage plus solar PV deployment to U.S. power utilities and their customers? That's the big question facing stakeholders in Hawaii and other U.S. states...

‘Snail’s Pace’ in Climate Talks, Weak Pledges Frustrate UN Chief

Alex Nussbaum, Bloomberg June 29, 2015 The secretary general of the United Nations is frustrated with the pace of negotiations for what’s intended to be a crucial agreement limiting global warming. Climate change pledges submitted so far from the world’s leadin...

Listen Up: The Solar Maintenance Myth

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World June 29, 2015 Why are rooftop solar systems so reliable? First, because the solar panels themselves have zero moving parts, use tempered glass and anodized aluminum (better than most windows and skylights), and are covered by a 25 year ...

Sunrun IPO Expected Soon

Justin Doom, Bloomberg June 26, 2015 Sunrun Inc., a developer of rooftop solar systems, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq. The San Francisco-based company is seeking to raise as much as $100 million, according to a filing Thursday wit...
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New Tool Helps Utilities Manage the Rapidly Growing Community Solar Market

Vince Font, Contributing Editor June 26, 2015 Community solar projects are among the fastest growing solar segments in the U.S with some estimates forecasting that community solar initiatives will be responsible for the addition of 500 MW (megawatts) of annual capacit...
Pope Francis

A 9-Minute Guide To Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Climate Change

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest June 25, 2015 Pope Francis issued Laudato si’ (Praise Be to You) On the care for our common home, his second encyclical, concerning Catholic doctrine with respect to climate change, consumerism, and development.

Australian Renewable Energy Law Paves Way for $11 Billion in Projects

James Paton, Bloomberg June 25, 2015

Long-frustrated wind and solar developers in Australia can now get to work on more than A$14 billion ($11 billion) in projects after a new renewable energy target passed parliament.

Intersolar Europe 2015: Spirits Up, Stats Down

William P. Hirshman, Contributor June 25, 2015 Intersolar Europe, billed at the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry, is indeed big. But Intersolar Europe 2015, one of five Intersolar-branded gatherings around the globe each year, was not as large as the a...
US Capitol

Republicans and Democrats Back Bill to Level the Playing Field for Renewable Energy

Vince Font, Contributing Editor June 24, 2015 U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Jerry Moran are leading a bipartisan effort to reintroduce tax code legislation aimed at leveling the playing field for renewable energy investment. The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act ...
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Meet China's Clean Energy Wildcatters Who Are $9 Billion Richer

Iain Wilson, Bloomberg June 24, 2015 Chinese clean energy entrepreneurs worth $9.13 billion in 2015 are starting to turn heads — the wildcatters of solar energy. To some extent, they’re riding the froth of Chinese equity markets. The Shanghai Stock Exchange C...
Yale University

For All Their Talk, Colleges Divest Little After Climate Protest

Michael McDonald, Bloomberg June 24, 2015

Stanford, Oxford and Georgetown universities have won praise for promising to purge their endowments of direct investments in coal, embracing the fight against climate change.

 

Renewables to Beat Fossil Fuels With $3.7 Trillion Solar Boom

Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg June 23, 2015 Renewable energy will draw almost two-thirds of the spending on new power plants over the next 25 years, dwarfing spending on fossil fuels, as plunging costs make solar the first choice for consumers and the poorest nations.

Solar Net Metering a Subsidy to Utilities?

John Farrell When Robert Nohavec of Park City, Utah; Jabbar Graham from Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and Don Born, of Waldoboro, Maine installed solar on their homes, they had something unexpected in common. They were all giving back ...

5 Solar Fred Tips for Solar Industry Email Marketing, Regardless of Sector

Tor 'Solar Fred' Valenza 06/25/2015 Whatever solar sector you’re in, email marketing with relevant content marketing should be a key instrument in your marketing toolbox, and it’s not just me saying that, but other marketers in other industries su...

Valuing Customer-Sited Solar and Storage: Is Adding Batteries Worth It?

Jason Keyes 06/24/2015 The concept of adding batteries alongside a utility customer’s solar array intrigues utility customers, solar developers and utility planners on several levels, but the underlying question for everyone is whether addi...

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2014 Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding an...

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Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

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WEBCASTS

Doing Business in South Africa – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wi...

Wind Energy in South Africa has been expanding dramatically, growing from 10 MW install...

Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. The combined app...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for your ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown that the skepticis...

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