Wind Power

Decarbonizing the globe is an imperative to help planet Earth continue to thrive. The world has almost doubled its energy consumption since 1980 — much of that met by fossil fuel-based energy — putting interest in renewable energy sources at an all-time high today. Hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, wave & tidal energy — these key...
Wind Power

Will Wade, Bloomberg The natural gas boom is killing America’s nuclear industry. Wind and solar may finish the job. While nuclear plants struggle to compete with the flood of cheap gas coming from the nation’s shale fields, they still offer a key advantage, supporters say: They generate 24-hour electricity without producing carbon emissions. Renewables, meanwhile,...
DER

DISTRIBUTECH International, the event that showcases the future of energy delivery, is proud to announce three strategic partnerships with leading solar industry stakeholders. Each organization will enhance the event, which takes place January 27-30, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, by bringing more solar content, exhibitors and networking to the show. Utilities flock to DISTRIBUTECH International...
Solar

Major solar projects and partnerships announced at SPI while climate week in New York prompted more clean energy and zero carbon emission commitments from major companies — not countries — everywhere. This week thousands of solar industry stakeholders are in Salt Lake City, Utah at Solar Power International and other renewable energy stakeholders are convening...
Solar

New SEIA roadmap lays out a 10-year strategic vision for rapid growth of solar electricity. This week in Salt Lake City, Utah, to mark the start of Solar Power International, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released a roadmap that puts solar energy on a path to reaching 20% of U.S. electricity generation by 2030....
Solar

One of the first large-scale systems of combined solar arrays and on-site battery storage in the mid-South, a joint project between the City of Fayetteville, Ozarks Electric Cooperative, and Today’s Power, Inc., was officially linked to the nation’s power grid this week. The project is made up of five systems, three solar farms and two battery storage...
Grid Scale

Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg Marco Krapels left Tesla Inc. and started a battery company in a place that’s a hemisphere away from California’s rarefied clean-energy scene: Brazil. Krapels, Tesla’s former vice president for international expansion of solar and storage, now runs Sao Paulo-based MicroPower-Comerc. The company, backed by Siemens AG, is pushing to use big...
Utility Integration

20,000 miles travelled, three speeches given, 11,000 attendees mingled with, dozens of interesting industry people met and a small dash of jetlag. We’ve just come back from Asian Utility Week 2019 with our heads full of insights from the many people we spoke with. An Energy Sector at tipping Point As the Asian economy continues...
Community Solar

Encore Renewable Energy said that the $1.8M it is getting from North Carolina’s Leyline Renewable Energy will accelerate its mission of developing solar and energy storage projects on underutilized property. Leyline, a renewable energy finance company based in Durham, provides development capital for early- to mid-stage renewable energy developers, which accelerates their development process and...