Solar Industry Adds Record Capacity in 2020 in Spite of Pandemic

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:38:03 +0000

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The U.S. solar industry installed a record 19.2 GWdc of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2020, a 43% increase from 2019, according to a report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie. The numbers are particularly impressive considering the world was dealing with unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. “After a […]

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A Top CleanTechnica Competitor to Close Down … Why?

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 05:42:07 +0000

Greentech Media, which alongside CleanTechnica has been seen as one of the top cleantech sites globally for the last decade plus, is stopping publishing and going to let the site simply wind down. My first thought, as this was not published first by GTM, was that this was potentially fake news. After all, we at […]

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Leading Steel Maker In US Pivots To Renewable Energy, Ditches Coal

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 18:55:02 +0000

It’s game over for coal power when a leading steel maker in the US favors renewable energy, on-site solar style

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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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Li-ion Battery Cell Capacity Will Quadruple To 1.3 TWh By 2030, New Report Forecasts

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:40:38 +0000

In a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the organization forecasts that the global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could quadruple and reach 1.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030 compared to last year

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It Is The Best Of Times, It Is The Worst Of Times — EV Sales Predictions Are All Over The Place

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:23:09 +0000

EV sales forecastEV sales are going to plummet in 2020. EV sales are going to surge in 2020. It all depends on who is doing the talking. Wood Mackenzie predicts EV sales will drop 40% this year, mostly due to the coronavirus pandemic. Of course, that prediction needs some context

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Solar Accounted For 40% Of New US Electricity Generation Capacity In 2019

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 16:56:54 +0000

SEIA solar energy forecastIn 2019, 40% of new electricity capacity in the US came from grid-scale and residential solar, with strong growth predicted to continue in the years ahead.

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Pandemic Creating ‘Crisis’ for Solar Industry

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 17:02:02 +0000

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The president of the Solar Energy Industries Association on March 17 said the solar industry is seeing “a pretty significant crisis” along with the overall economy due to the global coronavirus pandemic, as the situation likely will limit growth in the solar sector this year. Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the SEIA, told […]

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