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Australian solar power at record high
Australian solar power at record highThe Australian Photovoltaic Institute, with data from the Clean Energy Regulator, says the country has hit a new solar record, with Queensland leading the charge for energy generation. The figures show there are now 6GW of solar power installed across the ...read more
Source: MSN
Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:32:06 GMT
U.S. Solar-Panel Maker Seeks Trade Tariffs on Foreign Rivals
U.S. Solar-Panel Maker Seeks Trade Tariffs on Foreign RivalsIn a last-ditch effort to survive, bankrupt U.S. solar panel maker Suniva Inc. asked the Trump administration Wednesday to impose trade tariffs on all foreign-made solar cells. A lawyer for the company said Suniva filed a petition Wednesday morning with ...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:06:00 GMT
Today’s Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal
Today’s Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not CoalPresident Trump has promised to revive the coal industry and double down on fossil fuels, creating “so many energy jobs,” but he has not focused on the increasingly important role of renewable power in America’s energy economy. Last year, the solar ...read more
Source: New York Times
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:23:00 GMT
Can crowd funding help scale up solar power for Africa's poor?
Can crowd funding help scale up solar power for Africa's poor?NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ronald Van Harten arrived in Kenya from the Netherlands in 2015 he was determined to invest in solar-powered equipment for homes across Africa, make a profit and help the rural poor get energy. But within two ...read more
Source: Reuters
Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:59:00 GMT
Modeling reveals how policy affects adoption of solar energy photovoltaics in California
Modeling reveals how policy affects adoption of solar energy photovoltaics in CaliforniaGovernment incentive programs -- such as the investment tax credit (ITC) and California Solar Initiative (CSI -- increased the number of commercial solar PV adoptions. Credit: Wang, Yu and Johnson One key goal for renewable energy in the United States is ...read more
Source: Phys
Published on Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:04:00 GMT
Solar power’s future may be on these Brooklyn rooftops
Solar power’s future may be on these Brooklyn rooftopsSolar panel installation in Brooklyn. During even a brief shopping trip through Brooklyn, the value placed on “local” becomes immediately apparent. Stores overflow with regionally sourced, locally crafted, made-in-Brooklyn everything. Now, a new energy ...read more
Source: CURBED
Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:58:00 GMT
Solar power reliability in Britain boosted with batteries
Solar power reliability in Britain boosted with batteriesApril 24 (UPI) --Batteries deployed at solar farms in Britain could add reliability to the renewable energy portfolio in the country, developers said. Investment manager Ancala Partners and energy storage provider Anesco said their joint effort led to the ...read more
Source: United Press International
Published on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:28:00 GMT
CPS Energy Offers More Solar Rebates, New Installation Rules
CPS Energy Offers More Solar Rebates, New Installation RulesCPS Energy is revamping procedures for solar energy installers as part of a $15 million extension of its popular solar rebate program. The utility hopes streamlined rules for registered installation companies will result in better business practices, and ...read more
Source: therivardreport.com
Published on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:45:00 GMT
ESB and Bord na MĂłna join forces for solar power initiative
ESB and Bord na MĂłna join forces for solar power initiativeESB and Bord na MĂłna will develop solar power in four locations in Roscommon and Offaly and after announcing a co-development agreement. Once completed, the project will provide renewable energy to power the equivalent of 150,000 homes, according to a ...read more
Source: The Irish Times
Published on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:56:00 GMT
Solar sector seen adding 10 GW this year: Mercom
Solar sector seen adding 10 GW this year: MercomNew solar capacity addition in India is expected at over 10 GW during the calendar year 2017, according to Mercom Capital Group, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm. In the beginning of the year, it had projected a capacity addition of ...read more
Source: The Hindu Business Line
Published on Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:46:00 GMT