Municipal Power Companies In Florida Plan 223.5 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:00:40 +0000

12 municipal power companies in Florida and the Florida Municipal Power Agency have agreed to purchase power from a 223.5 MW solar power plant in central Florida owned and operated by NextEra Energy.

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New Jersey More Than Doubles Offshore Wind Target To 7.5 Gigawatts By 2035

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 17:00:10 +0000

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order this week enshrining an increase to the state’s offshore wind energy target, increasing it from 3,500 megawatts (MW) by 2030 to 7,500 MW by 2035. 

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Off Grid: SunPower Solar Panels + Tesla Powerwalls … Boring Company + Pumped Hydro … Tesla Gigafactory Economies of Scale — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 01:24:53 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week included fun content about an off-grid month with SunPower solar panels + Tesla Powerwalls, the just-beginning economies of scale Tesla is getting from its gigafactories, a pitch for Elon Musk’s The Boring Company getting into pumped hydro, Tesla dominating US electric vehicle sales, and much more. Scroll down for the headlines and click through to the ones that tickle your fancy!

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Good News, Bad News: Global Heating May Boost Wind Farm Output Due To Stronger Wind

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 18:05:24 +0000

Scientist say alterations in ocean currents caused by global warming are causing higher average wind speeds around the world, which leads to more electricity being generated by wind farms.

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Meeting Europe’s 2030 Energy Climate Goals: Renewables To Command 53% Of Electricity In 2030

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:55:33 +0000 Mackenzie projects that renewable energy will meet 53% of Europe’s power supply in 2030. If Europeans deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, sustainable energy will command the electricity market

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India’s ReNew Power Hits 5 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Capacity

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:05:06 +0000

India’s leading independent power producer in the renewable energy sector has achieved yet another milestone. ReNew Power Limited recently reported that it achieved 5 gigawatts of operational renewable energy capacity in India

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How Market Power Gives Electric Utilities Political Power

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:05:01 +0000

In the pathway to 100% renewable energy lie electric utilities. Since the time of electrification until the 1990s, every electric utility was a monopoly — it owned everything to deliver electricity from the power plants (and sometimes even the coal mines) to the transmission lines to the substations to the distribution lines to the meter on your home or business. With a market monopoly, utilities have enormous political power to promote or avoid change

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Fees Dampen Demand For Rooftop Solar In Alabama

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:05:59 +0000

Alabama Power, which serves two-thirds of electricity customers in the state, assesses people who have rooftop solar systems a fee of $5.00 a month for each kilowatt their systems generate. Some residential customers are challenging those fees.

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