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U.S. solar market tops 10 GW in 2018, again

Jennifer Runyon

For the third year in a row, the U.S. solar industry installed double-digit gigawatts (GW) of solar PV capacity, with 10.6 GW coming online in 2018, according to the latest statistics from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy...

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Nine solar projects go live in Georgia

Renewable Energy World Editors August 23, 2019 Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced that nine solar projects developed with SolAmerica Ene...

Can Italy strike twice?

August 23, 2019 Italy’s National Energy Strategy aims to increase wind and solar power’s share of gross final energy consumption by 2...

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’ aims to have renewables power homes by 2030

Bloomberg News Editors August 22, 2019 Bernie Sanders wants renewable energy to power U.S. homes and vehicles by 2030 -- and he wants to do it by enlisting ...

Ireland’s renewables expansion to attract massive investment says report

Pamela Largue August 22, 2019

Ireland is set to add 5.8 GW of non-hydro renewable power capacity over the next decade to reach a total 9.6 GW by 20...

Walmart sues Tesla over fires linked to rooftop solar systems

Bloomberg News Editors August 21, 2019 Walmart Inc. sued Tesla Inc., claiming it failed to live up to industry standards in the installation of solar panels...

Norwegian battery startup with $4.5B plan has vision for Nordic hub

Bloomberg News Editors August 20, 2019 Freyr AS, a startup planning to build one of Europe’s first battery gigafactories in Norway, has a bigger vision for ...

New study shows benefits of local renewable energy marketplaces

Renewable Energy World Editors August 19, 2019 The financial benefits of buying and selling locally produced energy from rooftop solar, wind turbines and batteries ...

Virginia looks to New York green bank for possible clean energy financing

Elizabeth McGowan August 19, 2019 Virginia’s energy office is exploring whether to align the state with a billion-dollar New York clean energy financin...

The energy transition is underway: 10 charts tell the story

Bloomberg News Editors August 16, 2019 The renewable energy transition promises to reduce carbon emissions, but it’s happening at different speeds around th...

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Corporate renewables: 5 steps to successfully incorporating renewable solutions into the procurement process

Brian Dooley 08/12/2019

Consumers, stakeholders and employees all demand that businesses operate in a sustainable manner, and in response corporations must adopt clean energy practi...

The rise of clean energy and the slow, steady death of coal

Livio Filice 07/18/2019

Even with established energy efficiency measures put in place, along with a growing number of customer owned distributed, small-scale renewable energy projec...

People Power for Solar Power

Adam Browning & Anya Schoolman 07/15/2019

From the deserts of Nevada to the hollers of West Virginia, and everywhere in between, Americans love our solar. Survey after survey shows that solar energy ...

With 500,000 yellow school buses, it’s time to give children a safe, emission-free ride to school

Livio Filice 07/15/2019

As global populations continue to leave rural settings to flock to metropolitan centers, it has become increasingly clear that urban planners must focus on t...

Bringing Community Solar to Low-Income Communities

Laura Pagliarulo 07/02/2019

Studies have recently emerged concerning how well the rooftop solar industry is serving low-income communities and communities of color—and the news is dishe...

EDITOR'S PICKS

NV Energy's new 540-MWh storage and 475-MW solar project comes at a very...

8minute Solar Energy, NV Energy and the Moapa Band of Paiutes announced that NV Energy ...

Ultra-fast EV chargers coming ultra soon as e-mobility manufacturers ram...

The viability of electric vehicles depends in part on a manufacturing plant in eastern ...

Arizona Public Service issues RFP for large solar + storage plant to pro...

After announcing nearly a gigawatt of new clean-energy projects in February, APS is now...

Germany generated more than 50 percent of electricity from renewables in...

In a first for the country, Germany generated 54.5 percent of electricity from renewabl...

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Designing for Reliability in Electric Utilities

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