Leading US Businesses Sow Distributed Wind Energy, Reap Control (#CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview)

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 17:05:58 +0000

Everything old is new again as leading US power users deploy distributed wind energy to regain control over their electrical destiny

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops $2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops US$2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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Ørsted’s Taiwanese Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:45:46 +0000

The second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan has generated its first power, according to developer Ørsted, with six of the eventual twenty wind turbines beginning to generate power in early September

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China Is Doing A Lot Better On Climate Action Than Most People Realize

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:15:51 +0000

While a lot of fingers are being pointed at China by people committed to both inaction and action in North America, the actual climate story in China is much different than most people realize

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The Shift To Solar, Wind, & Electric Vehicles Is Too Monumental To Overstate

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:35:11 +0000

Covering solar power, wind power, and electric vehicles obsessively for ~10 years, I have run across some fascinating observations regarding these technologies and the transitions we are going through — and then I’ve subsequently forgotten many of them. This article is centered around one of the coolest observations I’ve run across, which slipped my mind for a while but just came back to the forefront this week

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India x Cleantech — September 2019

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 03:33:41 +0000

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we will pull news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article. Ongoing, this series will find a home over on CleanTechnica’s “Future Trends” page. Without further ado, here are this month’s highlights from India x Cleantech

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Adventures In Anti-Renewables PR: North Carolina Duke Energy Solar Edition

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 01:00:49 +0000

A North State Journal article on Duke Energy and solar was an anti-renewables PR hit piece funded by anti-renewables fossil fuel industry money in an outlet that is a right-wing broadsheet that pretends to have journalist standards. Yet it pretended to be otherwise. That’s the anti-renewables disinformation campaign in a nutshell

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India Wind Energy Tariffs Rise In Undersubscribed Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 17:30:37 +0000

Wind energy developers quoted higher tariff bids in the latest auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India. The marginal jump in tariff bids comes at a time when developers are shying away from participating in large solar as well as wind energy auctions

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Biden’s Climate Plan Is Designed To Appeal To Independents Who Don’t Think Climate Change Is Serious

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:15:10 +0000

Biden’s climate plan is good on transportation and foreign policy, land use is adequate, but won’t get out the Democratic base or draw many Independents. It’s a plan to not lose votes, not a plan to get votes, and it’s not a sufficient plan for climate action

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