Solar Power Costs Dropped Dramatically In 2013–2018

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:57:00 +0000

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for newly constructed utility-scale electric generators in the United States, annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines have continued to decrease

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Google Buying Subsidy-Free Solar Power In Denmark

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 20:36:21 +0000

As I’ve been writing recently, solar power prices just keep on dropping. How much? Well, enough that it makes financial sense for Google to buy subsidy-free solar power in extremely northerly (i.e., grey) Denmark

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1st Floating Solar Power Plant In Belgium Goes Up — 17,250 Floating Solar Panels

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:32:42 +0000

Floating PV NV installed a floating solar power plant on 5 hectares of lake at a cost of €2 million project. It includes 17,250 solar panels that are expected to produce 7 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity per year, which is approximately how much 2,000 homes in the region use

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Correction: Solar Power Equaled 37% Of New US Power Capacity In 1st Half Of 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 06:20:18 +0000

At the end of last week, I reported on new power capacity installed across the United States in the first half of 2020. The data for that report came from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). However, FERC’s dataset is incomplete. It does not include rooftop solar power and some other small and medium sized solar power installations

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A Red State Goes Green — Why Texas Is Adding So Much Solar

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 18:53:45 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about what Texas is doing with utility-scale solar and how the motivation is different than many other states

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GIP Buys 306 Megawatts Of Solar Assets In India

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 21:21:06 +0000

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) acquired 306 megawatts of solar PV power projects from RattanIndia Group. The transactions is valued at close to $230 million

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Indian Gas Utility Plans Renewable Energy Expansion

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 21:12:17 +0000

India’s largest government-owned gas distribution company has once again expressed its intention to expand its footprint in renewable energy sector

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How A Mumbai Startup Is Resolving Trust Issues To Simplify The Solar Journey Of Cooperative Societies

Credit to Author: Anand Upadhyay| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 17:05:05 +0000

One of the key issues for the abysmally low adoption of rooftop solar in the residential sector has been the limited awareness and lack of knowledge. TrueSun has worked with several residential societies that are keen to reduce their electricity bills and go solar. However, many of these project leads have been on hold for many years due to a lack of conviction among society members

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Array Technologies Announces SmarTrack™ Production Boost of up to 5%

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 19:09:07 +0000

Machine Learning Software Optimizes Energy Yield on Uneven Terrain and in Diffuse Light Conditions

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New Record-Low Solar Price Bid — 1.3¢/kWh

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 03:27:02 +0000

Portugal recently held a solar power auction (in which power plant developers submit different bids for what price they can offer electricity under a new contract), and one of the bids broke the world record for the lowest solar power price

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