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Utilities, Customers in US Southeast Embrace Community Solar

чт, 22/02/2018 - 17:22

The growth of consumer purchases of solar power via community-based systems is accelerating throughout the Southeast as more utilities develop or roll out offerings.

Sonnen Turns to South Australia for Solar Storage Manufacturing

чт, 22/02/2018 - 16:58

Leading global battery and solar energy company Sonnen will move its Australian headquarters from Sydney to Adelaide where it will also establish a manufacturing hub.

24 UK Solar Plants Fetch $267 Million in Asset Sale

чт, 22/02/2018 - 15:52

Canadian Solar Inc. today said that it has sold a 142-MWp solar portfolio in the U.K. to London-based asset manager Greencoat Capital LLP in an asset sale worth about US$267.7 million.

PG&E Meets California's 2020 Renewable Energy Goals

ср, 21/02/2018 - 22:46

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has reached California’s 2020 renewable energy goal three years ahead of schedule, and now delivers nearly 80 percent of its electricity from greenhouse-gas free resources.

Europe Can Double Renewable Energy Share by 2030, IRENA Says

ср, 21/02/2018 - 20:34

The European Union can boost the share of renewables to 34 percent of its energy mix by 2030, triggering hundreds of billions euros in investment and accelerating reduction of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency.

Alberta Leads the Pack With Cheap Wind Power; More to Come

ср, 21/02/2018 - 19:28

When the winning bids for Alberta’s renewable power auction were announced in December, jaws dropped. The winning projects were approved at a record-breaking low price of C3.7 cents per kilowatt hour — the lowest price for electricity anywhere in Canada.

Icelandic hydro project assessed using Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol

ср, 21/02/2018 - 01:49

The 690-MW Karahnjukar hydroelectric project, in Fljotsdalur Valley of eastern Iceland has achieved “best practice scores” in several categories of the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP), according to the International Hydropower Association.

Homeowners Get New Tesla Batteries in Utility Trial

вт, 20/02/2018 - 22:59

Nova Scotia Power has installed Tesla Powerwall batteries at 10 of its customers’ homes in a trial that the utility says will help it meet a 40 percent renewables by 2020 goal.

How to Make Corporate Sustainability a Priority

вт, 20/02/2018 - 22:33

The attitude towards corporate sustainability is shifting. What once started as “greenwashing” annual reports, is increasingly framing and shaping operating models, business processes, and even core products — sometimes driving the enterprise to new markets with unexplored opportunities.

Australian Renewable Giant Snowy Hydro Mulls Raising A$2 Billion

вт, 20/02/2018 - 20:00

Snowy Hydro Ltd., Australia’s largest hydropower producer, is considering raising as much as A$2 billion ($1.6 billion) by the end of 2018 for a project expansion, which will boost its 4,100 megawatt capacity by as much as 50 percent.

The Future of Power-to-Gas Couldn’t Be Brighter

вт, 20/02/2018 - 18:13

The objective of PtG technology is to enable the balance of supply and demand for power in electricity networks with renewable energy. Importantly, as the use of renewable energy continues to grow there will be an ever-increasing need to support ramping and smoothing of renewables and to enable storage of the over-production via transfer of PtG on an as-needed basis.