Solar

Energy Cast is a podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the energy industry chain, including renewables, generation and more! Jay Dauenhauer created the show and has been hosting Energy Cast for several years. Click below to listen to the full episode: It was a comment from my guest on Episode 43 that...
Baseload

Two years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified more than 80,000 brownfields and municipal solid waste landfills across the country that could be used for renewable energy facilities. This screening included maps depicting locations of EPA tracked sites and their potential for supporting renewable energy generation. Clean energy development, especially when constructed on underutilized...
DER

For the past several years there has been an almost constant stream of success stories for the economics of renewable energy. Renewable energy is surpassing coal and nuclear as a provider of electricity in the U.S., and is on track to widen that lead greatly over the next decade, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration...
Solar

Energy Cast is a podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the energy industry chain, including renewables, generation and more! Jay Dauenhauer created the show and has been hosting Energy Cast for several years. Click below to listen to the full episode: You’ve heard me talk about the importance of bringing...
Solar

Energy Self-Reliant States 2020: The Third Edition A report by Maria McCoy and John Farrell, released September 2020 A nation of renewable-powered, job-generating, self-reliant states is within reach – and necessary. If each U.S. state took full advantage of its renewable resources, how much electricity would it produce? How much of its own electricity consumption...
Utility Integration

Renewable project developers must request transmission service and capacity qualification for new resources in organized markets. With much interest in interconnecting renewables, the interconnection queues have large amounts of requests in the study phase leading to delays in interconnections. On average, an interconnection request takes more than 500 days to be closed out. Even then,...
Bioenergy

Fast growing economies have generally also struggled with the corresponding issue of growth in related municipal solid waste (“MSW”) and Kazakhstan has been no exception.  More than 120 million tons of municipal solid waste has been accumulated at 3.5 thousand landfills and more than 4 million tons are generated annually in Kazakhstan. In the light...
Wind Power

Whenever the British Government is considering making or amending any energy or environmental policy, the response of the public is always considered. The Government tracks the nation’s changing attitudes towards energy infrastructure closely, with quarterly surveys led by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). These ‘Wave’ trackers directly inform the decisions taken...
Solar

Despite massive government support, no recession since 1990 has shown steeper or faster downgrades in growth projections. The World Bank estimates a 5.2 percent contraction in global GDP in 2020. In just a couple of months the world has dramatically changed and we are expected to feel the consequences for a very long time. For...