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Fossil Fuels Losing Cost Advantage Over Solar, Wind, IEA Says

Tara Patel, Bloomberg The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind has dropped significantly over the past five years, narrowing the gap with power generated from fossil fuels and nuclear reactors, according to the International Energ...

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Canadian Solar Wins Five Solar Power Projects Totaling 185 MW in Brazil

These power projects were won under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the B...

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National Thought Leaders to Present on Today's Clean Energy Issues & Tre...

"An encore to the standing-room-only sessions the past two years, IREC again brings som...

Intersolar AWARD „Solar Projects in India“ – Applications being accepted...

The Intersolar AWARD in the category Solar Projects in India honors projects in the fie...

EDITOR'S PICKS

Renewable Energy Gains Greater Opportunity in US Clean Power Plan

After a year of being pummeled by opponents, Obama’s final carbon reduction plan emerge...

The Future of Renewable Power in Mexico

The abundance of diverse renewable energy resources, growing demand for power, macroeco...

Making a Match: How Solar Companies and Banks Hook Up

The announcements are fairly frequent: SunPower Partners with Admirals Bank for $200 Mi...

California Approves Distributed Energy Resource Providers To Aggregate R...

If you live in California, there’s a chance that a neighbor with rooftop solar panels w...

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Electricity Deregulation

Japan Electricity Deregulation: Birth of Municipally Owned Electric Utilities

Junko Movellan, Correspondent September 4, 2015 The upcoming retail electricity deregulation in Japan will create a way for Japanese municipal governments to produce...
Solar panel

REC Joins O Capital in Egypt to Tap Solar Panel Market in Middle East, Africa

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg September 4, 2015 REC Solar ASA has signed a deal with O Capital, the renewable energy arm of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Hold...
Solar PV

OneEnergy Seeks Authority to Build 6 MW Solar PV Facility in Southern Maryland

Jennifer Delony September 4, 2015 OneEnergy Renewables is seeking regulatory approval in Maryland to build a 6 MW solar PV facility in Somerset County,...
Solar water heating

California Regulators Propose Expansion of Eligibility Requirements for Solar Water Heating Program

Jennifer Delony September 3, 2015 The California Public Utilities Commission has proposed expanding the eligibility requirements for customers seeking ...
Solar

Florida Supreme Court Takes Up Solar Question

Wayne Barber September 3, 2015 Because Florida remains one of only four states where current laws expressly deny citizens and businesses the freedom...
solar net metering

Lithuanian Net Metering Hits Snag from Outset

Linas Jegelevicius September 2, 2015 The much anticipated net metering in Lithuania has hit a major snag from the very start – the introduced network oper...
Solar energy

Colorado PUC Orders No Changes to Solar Net Metering

Vince Font September 2, 2015 In what is being lauded as a “fair outcome” for consumers, utilities and the solar industry alike, the Colorado Publi...
Renewable energy

Leading US ICT Companies Renewables Use at 14%, and Growing

Andrew Burger September 2, 2015 Electricity consumption in the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry is growing rapidly. An...

NextEra Commits to Hawaii’s Clean Power Goal, Local Management

Lynn Doan, Bloomberg September 1, 2015 NextEra Energy Inc. and Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. made 50 new commitments as part of their proposal to merge ...

FEATURED BLOGS

Washington, DC Bridges the Solar Gap

Warren Leon The District of Columbia has enjoyed 15 years of strong economic growth. But prosperity is spread unevenly across the nation’s capital. Calling Washing...

Cronimet / THEnergy study: In solar for mines size does not always matter - Reducing CAPEX with energy efficiency and load shifting

Dr. Thomas Hillig Munich, September 2015. Mining companies are constantly gaining interest in solar solutions because frequently solar energy is more cost competitive than con...

Shedding Some Light on a Taxing Situation for Community-Shared Solar

Nate Hausman For renters and for property owners with inadequate roof space, the many benefits of solar electricity may seem out of reach. About half of all households an...

Transitioning to Net-Zero Living

Sarah Lozanova Judith and Jeffrey adore living in Belfast, Maine – a quaint harbor town of Belfast, Maine. They previously resided in a large seaside home on Penobsco...

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Team

08/26/2015 When Hillary Clinton made her ambitious plan to install more than a half billion solar panels—about 140 GW of solar—my ears perked up. My first t... Tony Clifford - Standard Solar Inc

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RESOURCES

Spotlight on Energy and Utilities: Featuring Research from Gartner

Read this issue of Spotlight on Energy & Utilities from IBM featuring research from...

The future of energy and utilities: An IBM point of view

Read this white paper for insight into the trends and factors driving the future of ene...

Making the Right Call – How the Wireless World can Cut Costs with Smart ...

For wireless carriers, controlling energy and operating costs has always been a signifi...

Electrical Energy Storage to Make Wind and Solar PV Resources Disptatchable

The transitioning to a lower carbon emissions path in most regions of the world has dri...

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SimpleGrip for Low-Slope Roofing

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Solectria's PVI 14-36TL - Three-phase Transformerless Inverters

Solectria’s PVI 14TL, PVI 20TL, PVI 23TL, PVI 28TL, and PVI 36TL are compact,transforme...

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AllEarth Solar Tracker Complete-System Pallet

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REPORTS

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

Mercom Capital Group’s Annual and Q4 Smart Grid, Battery/Storage and Efficiency Funding...

Wind Q1 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

Wind Q2 2014 Funding and M&A Report

Mercom Capital Group’s Wind Funding and M&A Reports are comprehensive hig...

WEBCASTS

Successfully Integrating Solar: A Proactive Approach

•      What does the increasing solar penetration mean to you ...

Improving Safety, Reducing Fuel Costs Through Effective Fleet Management

Effective fleet management helps to improve driver safety, reduce fuel spend, and impro...

Doing Business in Europe – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Wind Ene...

There is now 128.8 GW of installed wind energy capacity in the EU (approximately 120.6 ...

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Sell Through Hypothesis

You first learned to hypothesize, or make educated guesses, in grade sch...

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