New BLM Rules Would Reduce Renewable Energy Fees, Speed Deployment On US Public Lands

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 23:28:53 +0000

CleanTechnica-Solar-Panel-Farm-1-scaled watermarkWASHINGTON, DC — This week, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) formally published new proposed rules governing leasing and rental rates for renewable energy projects on public lands. The new leasing rules adopt many of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA’s) suggestions and will help to speed renewable energy deployment on public lands and […]

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Agean Island Astypalea Is Electrifying — Nearly At 100% EV Sales, 80% Solar Electricity By 2026

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 20:54:55 +0000

Astypalea, an island in the Agean Sea, is electrifying. Almost 100% of new car sales are now electric car sales. Additionally, 25% of the islanders now use the electric ridesharing service ASTYBUS, which allows them to rent electric cars, electric scooters, and electric bikes. A solar power plant will provide 100% of the necessary electricity […]

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Hoosiers To Lead Rural Solar Power Revolution

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2023 18:37:37 +0000

rural solar power agrivoltaics indianaIndiana has been drifting around in the solar power doldrums, but it is poised to lead the transtition to agrivoltaics throughout the US agricultural industry.

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More Renewable Energy Projects In The Philippines Pop Up As Conglomerates Jump In

Credit to Author: Raymond Tribdino| Date: Sun, 21 May 2023 17:01:06 +0000

PetroGreen Energy Corp (PGEC), part of one of the Philippines’ largest business conglomerates, the Yuchengco Group of Companies, has announced its acquisition of two solar projects in Luzon, which will contribute an additional 60 megawatts (MW) of capacity to the company’s renewable energy portfolio. PGEC, established in 2010, oversees PetroEnergy Resources Corporation’s renewable projects, including […]

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10 Megawatts Of Solar Being Put Into New Jersey Landfill

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 03:30:40 +0000

In Berkeley, New Jersey, the township had a problem that many municipalities across the country are facing with their idle landfills. What do they do with all that wasted space, since most of it is not suitable for redevelopment? As with many townships like Berkeley, once the operations ceased, the town did not have the […]

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7 Solar Stories You Should See: Largest Solar PPA in South America, 2-Gigawatt First Solar Order …

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 17 May 2023 03:03:27 +0000

There are hundreds of solar power news stories a day. We can’t cover the vast majority of them. Below are a few top solar power stories that we didn’t quite cover but thought shouldn’t be missed. Enjoy. Largest solar PPA in South America The longest term and largest solar PPA (power purchase agreement) was recently […]

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In Africa — Mini & Microgrids Will Win, Floating Solar Power Arrives

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Wed, 10 May 2023 12:44:59 +0000

CleanTechnica-Solar-Panel-Farm-1-scaled watermarkAs Mark Turner wisely pointed out in the comments section under my last article for CleanTechnica about solar mini grids in Africa: “Distributed AND ubiquitous AND lowest-cost. Mini and micro-grids will win.” With this sort of power, African countries can reduce pollution, desalinate sea water, create jobs and hopefully get rid of fossil fueled vehicles. […]

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Solar Power To Gild The Wastewater Treatment Lily

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 01 May 2023 16:05:44 +0000

california solar power engie wastewaterIf all goes according to plan, one wastewater treatment plant in California will demonstrate a solar power and energy efficiency model for others to follow.

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