Renewable Energy News

renewable energy

2018 Renewable Outlook Stable: Renewables Can Now Self-Sustain

Gregory Remec February 15, 2018

With renewable energy undoubtedly entrenching itself as a global industry over the last decade, what will the next 10 years bring? The short answer is “more growth” and notably, “self-sus...

Bigger Turbines, Better Economics, More Digitization on Deck for 2018 Wind Power Market

William Steel February 14, 2018

As we enter 2018, here’s a high-level overview of which wind energy trends to keep your eye on in the coming year.

clean energy

Is There a More Efficient Way to Generate Clean Energy with Concentrating Solar Power?

Shara Tonn February 1, 2018

Ali Mani, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford, is doing computer simulations to test what could be a more efficient way to use concentrated sunlight as a heat s...

offshore wind

New Jersey Gets the Spark It Needs to Move Offshore Wind Forward

Jennifer Delony February 1, 2018

New Jersey finally has the impetus it needs to move forward on a plan to develop offshore wind that was placed into law eight years ago.


Enel Plans Solar, Wind Power Sales to Miner of Cryptocurrency

Vanessa Dezem and Chiara Albanese, Bloomberg February 1, 2018

Enel SpA, Europe’s largest utility, is in talks to sell power from wind, solar and other renewable energy plants to the Swiss cryptocurrency company Envion AG, according to people wi...

energy storage

Younicos Equips Hawaii Wind Farm with Energy Storage

Editors of Electric Light & Power/ POWERGRID International January 31, 2018

Younicos signed an agreement with TerraForm Power to install and commission a 10 MW battery-based energy storage system upgrade at the site of the Kaheawa wind farm on the island of Maui,...


Wind-plus-Storage Is Taking Shape in Australia

Jennifer Delony January 30, 2018

As Australia begins to expand its plans for more wind farms backed up by batteries, Singapore-based Nexif Energy has broken ground on a 212-MW wind farm in South Australia that will inclu...

offshore wind

New York Reveals Offshore Wind Master Plan; Eyes 7 Ways to Procure Offshore Power

Jennifer Delony January 30, 2018

New York this week released its much-anticipated Offshore Wind Master Plan, moving the state forward in its work to develop 2.4 GW of offshore wind by 2030.


Trust, Facebook, Renewables and Republicans: Recapping the 2017 Energy Report

Andy Beck January 30, 2018

Fake news, politics and social media impact more than elections. There is no question that the credibility of American institutions and news sources has suffered in the past year, from th...


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