9 GW Of Texas Solar Power Could Be Added In 2021 — Interview

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:05:39 +0000

Though Texas may broadly be associated with fossil fuels, the Lone Star State is doing quite well with renewable energy. Dr. Joshua Rhodes, an energy researcher who lives in Austin, Texas, has answered some questions for CleanTechnica about recent renewable energy growth in Texas. Before rolling into the interview, let’s run through a few facts […]

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Texas to Add 35 Gigawatts of Wind & Solar in Next 3 Years — Boosting Grid Resilience

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 02:54:10 +0000

Clearly, the news story of the week — well beyond CleanTechnica — has been Texas and some neighboring regions freezing over and losing electricity. The vast majority of the power plants that went offline were thermal power plants (mostly natural gas). They were not equipped enough for the cold. A number of wind turbines were […]

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Panasonic Expands Home Solar Offerings In High-Growth Solar States

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 18:08:55 +0000

As CleanTechnica has reported in recent months, solar power now generates the cheapest electricity in history — according to the conservative, fossil industry–entrenched International Energy Agency. As a result, demand for solar power has been growing strongly in the United States and worldwide

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Top 10 States For Renewable Energy, & Their Renewable Energy Splits

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2020 00:17:22 +0000

The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published a special short profile on New York’s renewable energy leadership and split. What I found particularly interesting in the piece, though, was the variation in renewable energy splits in the different top states

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Top US States for Percentage of Electricity from Solar

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:15:28 +0000

This report ranks US states according to the percentage of their electricity that comes from solar

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Top Solar States Per Capita 2012 vs. 2020 — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 02:44:47 +0000

After digging into an old spreadsheet to create a new report on top solar power states per capita, it crossed my mind to compare the results from the first half of 2020 with the results from 2012, which is the last time I had published such a report before today

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Top Solar Power States Per Capita — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2020 23:23:41 +0000

If you’ve been reading CleanTechnica long enough, you know that 8 to 10 years ago, I used to publish reports on solar power capacity per capita — for both US states and countries around the world. I’m returning to these, starting with this one on the top solar states

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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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Solar Will Kick Most Of Texas’s Remaining Coal Fleet Offline

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2020 03:30:21 +0000

In Texas, solar will soon push most of the remaining coal fleet offline, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)

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