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Researchers Discover How To Site Wind Farms More Quickly, Cheaply

Larry Hardesty When a power company wants to build a new wind farm, it generally hires a consultant to make wind speed measurements at the proposed site for eight to 12 months. Those measurements are correlated with historical data and used to assess the site’s ...

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CLIMATE EXPERT MIXES HOPE WITH FEAR IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHALLENGES

Jacob Scherr is the Senior Advisor of Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Intern...

New travel grants to study renewable energy and energy efficiency in Ger...

The Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy (RENAC), co-...

American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) Announces Startup Green Innov...

Startup Green is an innovation and accelerator program of the American Renewable Energ...

Clean Energy Patents Maintain High Levels in First Quarter: Clean Energy...

Solar patents led all others for the eighth straight quarter despite a drop in the firs...

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Did You Hear That? Reducing Construction Noise at Offshore Wind Farms

Marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation is an integral part of the dev...

Is the Spanish Government Putting the Brakes on Solar PV?

Spain's Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Transport announced this spring that it would...

‘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...

Securing Offshore Wind Energy Finance Is Just One Step

Securing finance is a vital step for any project, but it is just one step. We were remi...

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Fresh blow for wind power in Australia

Diarmaid Williams July 31, 2015

Another blow has been dealt to the wind power industry in Australia with the news that a Senate committee has advocated new limits to the subsidization of the technology.

World Moves Toward 100 Percent Renewable Energy – First Electricity, Then Heating/Cooling, and Finally Transportation

Junko Movellan, Correspondent July 31, 2015 The exclusive use of energy from renewable resources in at least one sector has now become a feasible goal for 8 countries. Diane Moss, Founding Director of Renewables 100 Policy Institute, discussed this remarkable develo...

How Wind Turbines are Becoming Photocopiers – and the Cost to Investors

Guy Auger, Greensolver July 30, 2015 We all know that the wind turbine market in Europe is an oligopoly. Power resides in the hands of very few players — and, in the offshore space, just five manufacturers (OEMs) account for 100 percent of the turbines that w...

Siemens receives onshore wind orders for UK and Ireland

Diarmaid Williams July 30, 2015

Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division has been awarded orders, which when in place, will be capable of delivering power to over 100,000 households across Britain and Ireland.

German onshore wind growth slows

Tildy Bayar July 30, 2015

Germany has installed about one-third less onshore wind power capacity so far this year than during the same period in 2014, new analysis shows.

US Clean Power Plan Could Include Carbon Trading

Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 30, 2015 Some businesses that back President Barack Obama’s plan to curb greenhouse gases are making a late lobbying push to add an element similar to a cap-and-trade program. With the administration set this week or next to unveil...

U.S. Offshore Wind Power Industry Starting to Emerge

Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg July 28, 2015 A few miles off the coast of Block Island, a new U.S. industry is emerging from the Atlantic Ocean. That’s where Deepwater Wind LLC is installing a massive steel frame, more than 1,500 tons, that sits on the seabed and jut...

100-MW Kenyan Wind Farm Will Help Power Africa

Renewable Energy World Editors July 27, 2015 As part of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it committed $233 million in debt financing to...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit private commitments ahead of a United Na...

Hillary Clinton Outlines Renewable Energy Proposals; Will Further Obama Climate Goals

Jennifer Epstein and Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Hillary Clinton on Sunday set two "bold national goals" to combat climate change, promising that if she's elected president, she would set the United States on a path toward producing enough clean renewable ...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per UL Subject 2703, which reviews integ...

With 1.6 GW of Wind Capacity Installed in Q2, American Wind Power Continues To Ramp Up in 2015

David Ward, American Wind Energy Association July 23, 2015 With 1,661 megawatts (MW) of newly installed wind turbines coming online during the second quarter of 2015 and more than 13,600 MW under construction, American wind power continues to increase its contribution to the U.S. ...

RESOURCES

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...

Free Lecture: Finance 101 For Renewable Energy Professionals

Take this free course to gain a basic and deeper understanding of how to evaluate and c...

Free Lecture: What Business Are Elective Utilities In? Opportunities fro...

The traditional mission of an electric utility – providing affordable, reliable, resili...

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Membership in the American Wind Energy Association is essential to companies in any sec...

SUNRNR Portable Renewable Energy Solar Generator System

A SUNRNR "Sun Runner" energy system combines a main SUNRNR unit for energy storage and ...

WS501 Ultrasonic Weather Sensor with Solar Pyranometer

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REPORTS

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...

Solar Q4 and Annual 2014 Funding and M&A report

Mercom Capital Group’s Q4 and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Report is a comprehensiv...

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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2015 AREDAY Summit

The 12th Annual AREDAY Summit, August 8-13th in Snowmass Colorado. Engag...

StartUp Green

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U.S. patents for Clean Energy technologies from the first quarter of 201...

Fact Check: AWEA represents American wind power

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The Koch Professor’s title isn’t the only thing that’s...

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