Sungrow Crosses 10 Gigawatts of Solar Power Inverters in Americas

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 01:23:31 +0000

Sungrow is apparently the world leader in solar power inverter solutions, and it announced recently that it crossed 10 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative inverter shipments in the Americas before the end of

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US Defense Dept. Doubles Down On Renewable Energy, DERS

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 17:16:30 +0000

Like a crouching tiger, the hidden dragon of the US renewable energy industry has spent four years waiting for an ally in the Oval Office.

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Solar & Wind Producers Back Tesla’s Direct Sales Push In New York

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 04:09:50 +0000

In New York, traditional auto dealers have been fighting against both Tesla and other automakers from allowing their customers to buy directly from them. It’s a tale as old as the EV movement — the dealerships don’t want Tesla or other automakers to sell directly to their customers

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Elon Musk Is Not Responsible For Raising The Minimum Wage, & Shouldn’t Be Punished For Paper Gains

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 22:50:07 +0000

I fully agree with Bernie Sanders that the minimum wage needs to be raised. I can’t agree enough. But he brought Elon Musk into this topic and I wanted to point out that Elon isn’t responsible for raising the minimum wage

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Lies About Cleantech, Lies About Climate, Lies About Regulation & Taxes, Lies About Economics, Lies About Votes

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:22:10 +0000

This article is about a strategy of obsessive lying that led to this point in US history, and how The Big Lie has previously been targeted at cleantech, climate, regulatory, and economic matters

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New, Cheap Electric Energy Storage System (Like Pumped Hydro, But Subterranean!)

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:00:02 +0000

Pumped Hydro Compressed Air Energy Storage (PHCAES) is a new system that can deliver stored energy at two to three cents per kilowatt-hour. This cost, far lower than that of lithium batteries, is similar to Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES), a proven technology. Although it has many similarities to PHES, PHCAES has significant advantages over [&hellip

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An Energy Efficiency Needle in the Relief Bill Haystack

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:54:01 +0000

A critical tool for cutting greenhouse gas emissions is buried in the fine print of the massive “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021,” signed by President Trump. This tool is a provision that offers permanent tax incentives for highly energy-efficient commercial buildings

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Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:16:03 +0000

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), followed by coal (30%)

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Register Today for “Resilient Home 411” — Next Solar Decathlon Virtual Session

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 01:52:24 +0000

Since 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® has inspired more than 450 collegiate teams and 23,000 students worldwide. In addition to the focus on tomorrow’s leaders, the Solar Decathlon has a foundational goal of providing educational programs and opportunities for the general public

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Solar & Wind Power Growth In UK From 2012–2020 (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 00:03:18 +0000

At the end of 2020, I published a report on solar power, wind power, and fossil fuel power market share changes from 2010 to 2020. A helpful reader, Mike Dyke, directed me to UK data for the same period

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