IEA World Energy Outlook: Solar Capacity Surges Past Coal and Gas by 2040

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 15:31:33 +0000

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) could surge ahead of coal and gas and become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world by 2035 if countries pursue stated policies and targets, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its newly released World Energy Outlook 2019 (WEO2019).  The agency’s annual publication, which it issued Nov. 13, […]

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SolarEdge Has Built The First Framework For The End-To-End Smart Home

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:52:42 +0000

SolarEdge was one of the early leaders in the solar inverter space and is now leveraging its mastery of the inverter to build out a comprehensive new plan for the smart home of the future

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Alliant Announces Plan for 1 GW of Solar in Wisconsin

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 21:00:50 +0000

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Wisconsin-based Alliant Energy has announced a plan to add 1 GW of solar power generation to its portfolio by 2023. The company on Oct. 31 in its “Powering What’s Next Plan” said it would begin construction of its first “Community Solar” site in Fond du Lac County next year. David de Leon, president of Alliant […]

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Dominion Plans 500-MW Gas Plant, Also Adding Solar and Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:55:23 +0000

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Dominion Energy announced plans for a new 500-MW natural gas-fired power plant and also has taken over a solar farm project in Pittsylvania County in Virginia, with the company saying it would invest about $330 million in the two projects. The Nov. 1 announcement came one day after Dominion said it would it would add […]

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Solar Projects Show Rapid Growth in Middle East

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 05:01:57 +0000

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Solar power continues to make inroads in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and other parts of the Persian Gulf region. The Middle East Solar Industry Association (MESIA) in late September said it

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Ritter’s Message: Market Forces Drive Growth in Distributed Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:26:07 +0000

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Market forces are playing as much if not more of a role than regulatory policy in the transition from fossil-fueled power generation to renewables, as utilities in the U.S. and worldwide establish decarbonization goals. That was the message from Bill Ritter Jr., former governor of Colorado, during his keynote address at POWER’s Distributed Energy Conference […]

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Oil and Gas Heavyweights Seek Lifeline in Clean Energy and Tech Sectors

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 13:21:02 +0000

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Oilfield service providers are increasingly moving beyond oil and gas development work, and into renewable energy projects, according to a study conducted by Rystad Energy, an independent research and business intelligence company that provides data, tools, analytics, and consultancy services to the global energy industry. In findings released on Oct. 29, Rystad said that oil […]

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Top 5 Energy Storage Trends of the Year

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 02:38:56 +0000

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Energy storage has been the hot topic in solar and e-mobility over the last couple years, and it’s only getting hotter. Last year, energy storage installations in the U.S. totaled 311 MW and 777 MWh, up from next to nothing six years prior, and this is just the beginning. Wood Mackenzie and Energy Storage Association […]

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Dominion Solar, Wind Projects Will Power Virginia Government Buildings

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:59:48 +0000

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Dominion Energy has entered a partnership with the commonwealth of Virginia in which government-owned buildings and facilities in the state will get power from Dominion’s solar and wind energy projects. The agreement, signed by Dominion and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Oct. 18, is the largest procurement of renewable energy to date by the state […]

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