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A Texas Renewable Energy Roundup As DistribuTECH Heads to San Antonio
19 Jan 2018 at 12:40pm
On January 23, DistribuTECH, one of the fastest growing conferences and expos in the country is set to open. Affectionately called ?DTECH? by those in the know, the show is designed to showcase innovation in the transmission and distribution space, which most Renewable Energy World readers know, is undergoing a mega-transformation as solar, energy storage and other forms of distributed energy resources have a growing presence on the grid.
Green Builder to Begin Covering Office Buildings with Perovskite Solar Cells
19 Jan 2018 at 10:31am
Sweden-based green builder Skanska this week said that it has secured a deal that will allow it to cover office buildings with perovskite solar cells on a commercial scale.
Shell Buys Output of England?s Largest Solar Plant
19 Jan 2018 at 9:43am
Shell Global unit Shell Energy Europe has agreed to buy the power from the largest solar power plant in England.
Canada Elevates Biomass Energy to Innovate on Forestry
19 Jan 2018 at 8:39am
The Canadian government has allocated funding to support research and development of biomass projects for heating and power in an effort to innovate the country?s forest sector and combat the effects of climate change.
Federal Regulators Approve McGinness Hills Geothermal Project Expansion
19 Jan 2018 at 7:59am
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) yesterday said Ormat Technologies Inc. can move forward with its expansion plan for the McGinness Hills geothermal project in central Nevada.
Massive Urban Growth Will Challenge Smart City Design
19 Jan 2018 at 6:58am
The World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi this week presented with some dizzying facts and figures that highlighted the challenge facing those who plan and build the smart cities of today and the future.
Trump Says Section 201 Solar Trade Case Decision Coming Soon
18 Jan 2018 at 6:51am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would announce a decision soon on whether to slap tariffs on imported solar panels, and quipped that when countries dump subsidized panels in the United States, "Everybody goes out of business."
Shell Bolsters Renewables Bet With Stake in US Solar Company
18 Jan 2018 at 6:09am
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is investing in a U.S. solar energy developer, continuing its recent expansion into the electricity business. The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas producer will acquire a 44 percent stake in Nashville?s Silicon Ranch Corp., which owns and operates about 100 solar facilities across the U.S.
ACWA Power Adopts Blockchain Currency SolarCoin
18 Jan 2018 at 5:51am
Saudi Arabian energy company ACWA Power has started to use a blockchain currency. ACWA is utilizing SolarCoin, a crypto-currency that is rewarded to generators of solar power.
As Trump Tries to Bring Back Coal, EU Leaders Up Clean Energy, Energy Efficie...
17 Jan 2018 at 12:31pm
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted yesterday to approve and adopt a sweeping set of measures that will ensure the growth of renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and advanced biofuels in the region.
Egypt Readies for 2 GW of Solar PV Capacity
17 Jan 2018 at 9:23am
Ugo Salerno, CEO of RINA Consulting explained in an interview that to date Egypt gets only 1 percent of its energy from renewables. With Salerno?s company?s help, however, Egypt will soon be the home of one of the largest solar PV projects in the world.
Tesla?s Battery in Australia Is Surpassing Expectations
17 Jan 2018 at 7:41am
It?s just over one month since the Hornsdale Power Reserve was officially opened in South Australia. The excitement surrounding the project has generated acres of media interest, both locally and abroad.
Google Wins Zayed Future Energy Prize
17 Jan 2018 at 7:07am
Google this week won the Zayed Future Energy Prize for Best Corporation. The award is a public endorsement of the giant corporation?s work in renewables and clean energy ? the company has been carbon neutral since 2007.
US Regulators Look to Europe for Offshore Wind Permitting Approach
16 Jan 2018 at 1:09pm
The way that developers approach offshore wind project planning for permitting in the U.S. could follow the lead of Europe?s successful offshore industry.
How Big Will Brazil's Wind Power Market Get?
16 Jan 2018 at 10:21am
In northeast Brazil, beyond the resorts and pristine beaches, lie some of the world?s best winds for generating electricity. Welcome to Serra Branca. It?s a wind generator?s heaven.