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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 that, they said, would accelerate Hawaii’s goal of getting all of its ...

JA Solar, Essel Set to Begin Building Solar Cell, Module Plants

Anindya Upadhyay, Bloomberg September 1, 2015 JA Solar Holdings Co., a Chinese solar manufacturer, and Essel Infraprojects Ltd. plan to begin construction of a 500-megawatt solar-cell factory in the south Indian state of Andhra Prade...

Integrated Renewable Energy for Communities

Gerry Braun September 1, 2015 Thanks to cost-effective rooftop solar electricity, new neighborhoods in California are generating their own electricity from the start. Likewise, local grids serving settled communities ...

Solar Shipments in Japan Drop First Time Since 2012 Incentives

Chisaki Watanabe, Bloomberg August 31, 2015 Shipments of solar panels in Japan fell 13 percent in the three months to June 30, a sign the market may be cooling three years after the country introduced generous incentives to boost t...

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

Tara Patel, Bloomberg August 31, 2015 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 fuel...

How India Goes Solar Could Change the World

Susan Kraemer, Correspondent August 28, 2015 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposals for a draft National Renewable Energy Act raising renewable deployment to 175 GW by 2022, with 100 GW of solar has grabbed headlines worldw...

Listen Up: Questions You May Ask About Rooftop Solar

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World August 28, 2015 I’ve spent a lot of time over the past 15 years talking to homeowners about rooftop solar. More kitchen table chats and walks around the house than I can count. Some of the basic question...

Changing Power Market Dynamics Open Up New Opportunities for STE

Frederick Redell August 27, 2015 There are two major tends driving the U.S. power sector. First, a large number of new technologies are becoming commercially available at different levels. The second trend has to do with...

U.K. Plans to End Aid to Small-Scale Renewables in Blow to Solar

Alex Morales, Bloomberg August 27, 2015

The U.K. proposed to end an assistance program for small-scale renewable energy projects as part of a drive to cut the costs to consumers of subsidizing clean technologies.

Why Do Germany’s Electricity Prices Keep Falling?

Rachel Morison, Bloomberg August 26, 2015 Chancellor Angela Merkel cemented Germany’s shift toward an economy powered by renewable energy in 2010 with her “Energiewende” plan. One result has been a seemingly unstoppable decline i...

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