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Solar Energy

Utilities, Customers in US Southeast Embrace Community Solar

The growth of consumer purchases of solar power via community-based systemseredayaxvs is accelerating throughout the...

24 UK Solar Plants Fetch $267 Million in Asset Sale

Canadian Solar Inc. today said that it has sold a 142-MWp solar portfolio in the U.K....

Brexit offers ‘binary choice’ on low carbon growth says think tank

Published: 22 Feb 2018, 10:30 By: Regulatory divergence from the standards of the European Union will threaten the growth of the UK’s low carbon...

Centrica to ‘scale back’ solar business just as Cornwall installs set...

Published: 22 Feb 2018, 10:57 By: Centrica has said it has been forced to scale back its domestic solar business amidst growing uncertainty surrounding...

Energy Storage

Sonnen Turns to South Australia for Solar Storage Manufacturing

Leading global battery and solar energy company Sonnen will move its Australian headquarters from Sydney...

Homeowners Get New Tesla Batteries in Utility Trial

Nova Scotia Power has installed Tesla Powerwall batteries at 10 of its customers’ homes in...

Australian Renewable Giant Snowy Hydro Mulls Raising A$2 Billion

Snowy Hydro Ltd., Australia’s largest hydropower producer, is considering raising as much as A$2 billion...

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

To begin, we need to define power-to-gas (PtG) in its simplest form as the conversion...

Wind Energy

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

When the winning bids for Alberta’s renewable power auction were announced in December, jaws dropped. The winning...

Opportunities Grow for Renewables in 2018, From Pricing to Packaging

2017 was a year of ever-changing odds for clean energy firms. Fortunes seesawed as the federal government pulled back on supportive policies, while...

Offshore Wind Success Continues through 2017

The offshore wind market does not see as much capacity installed in a given year...

Rhode Island Prepares for 400-MW Clean Energy Tender; Offshore Wind Welcome

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo yesterday directed Rhode Island's utilities to issue a procurement for...

BioFuel

Somethin’ from just about nothin’: The Digest 2018 Multi-Slide Guide to...

You know what they say, “you can make anything you want from lignin except money.” It’s the most challenging issues in biofuel production: upgrading...

Could we cut crop-to-market time in half? The secret may lie...

Chloroplasts are in the news this week because St. Louis-based TechAccel made a science advancement investment with Plastomics, a biotechnology startup making better...

All Your Acetogen Are Belong to Us: The Digest’s 2018 Multi-Slide...

Can it be done? That is, development of a sustainable green chemistry platform for production of acetone and downstream drop-in fuel and commodity...

The Nitrogen Engine: Ricardo spins out company to commercialize game-changing engine...

In the UK, Ricardo has unveiled its CryoPower engine technology and points towards a potential saving of approximately 30 percent in CO2 emissions...

Hydropower

Marine energy project research and development continues in Europe

Similar to January, February is seeing several marine energy researches and development companies throughout the...

How USACE and other personnel handled underwater work at Mosul Dam

Performing underwater work at a dam and hydroelectric facility is challenging enough. Imagine the added complexity of performing this work in a war...

Hydropower complex built in Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

Last year, Enel Green Power completed the Apiacas hydro complex in Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest, utilizing three small run-of-river facilities, which Enel says helped...

Corps applying lessons learned to help protect generator units

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers relies on experience gleaned from its dozens of hydro projects to improve its practices in implementing protection...

Energy Efficiency

New Report Sheds Light on the Potential of Biomass

Biomass appears poised for big things in coming decades. According to a recent report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), biomass could...

New Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Support Fracking Moratorium — And Clean...

Last month, NRDC engaged a nationally recognized opinion research firm to conduct polling in New York State to evaluate public attitudes about fracking...

The 51st State: What’s Your Ideal Energy Market?

LAS VEGAS -- Imagine a place where there is no electricity market. No rules,...

The Next Revolution: Discarding Dangerous Fossil Fuel Accounting Practices

The green revolution and, in particular, renewable energy products such as solar power, wind...

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