Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission and Renewable Energy Development Limited announce changes to the state's solar landscape designed to encourage greater development in ground-mount PV.
A 3 MW solar PV and energy storage system has been commissioned by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) and PV Energy Ltd. It is expected to cover almost all of the V.C. Bird International Airport of Antigua’s energy consumption.
The solar-powered aircraft, grounded in Hawaii since July, has raised the funds required to complete its round-the-world journey attempt, confirms pilot and co-founder Andre Borschberg.
New solar and wind capacity additions between 2015 and 2020 will add more power globally than U.S. shale-oil production did during 2010-2015, according to a new report by Goldman Sachs.
Just 45 MW of new solar PV capacity was added in October, according to the German Federal Network Agency. The FIT tariffs will, as a consequence of the weakened demand, not change in December. For the first 10 months of the year, newly registered systems total 1.174 GW.
The two companies have teamed up to reward each other's members, with NRG offering discounts on PV system leases and Airbnb offering travel credits for hosts with solar arrays.
The company plans to manufacture its multi-junction PV modules in the Southern Brazilian state, and is currently investigating locations.
Construction has begun and financing has been secured on one of first solar projects over 100 MW in Texas, as Southern Company acquires a majority stake.
Commencement of insolvency proceedings in Spain sparks real fears of contagion for Abengoa Yield, the U.S.-based subsidiary of the Spanish renewable energy company.
Government aims to raise that investment goal to around $4 billion per year within 3-4 years and will identify opportunities to source low-cost foreign investment, said energy minister Piyush Goyal.
GRID Alternatives is a non-profit organization founded to bring high-tech solar technology to low-income homeowners who need the cost savings the most. In 2001, two California engineers launched a non-profit organization with the lofty goal of making free, clean electricity from the sun available to everyone, regardless of income level. At a time when residential […]
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The Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) is set to expire at the end of 2016 If that happens, the residential solar business may face some hard times. While larger, utility scale solar projects predicted to reach grid parity in the near future even without the ITC, it is really the small businesses and homeowners who […]
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Thanks to a combination of utility programs and local, technological innovators, Phoenix is ideally situated to become a pioneer in net zero homes. A home that produces as much energy as it consumes. The net zero home combines solar, insulation innovation, low-flow water solutions and more to create the ultimate no-consumption home. It sounds like […]
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The Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Conference, a gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in the energy storage field, was held in San Diego two weeks ago. It experienced record attendance, according to this announcement. The conference heralded significant changes for both storage and solar power technologies. At the meeting, James Avery, chief […]
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Solar and public utilities are exploring new ways to work together, with Tucson proving pivotal in the conversation. The site of many a showdowns back in the day, Tucson is of course a very different town than it was in the days of the Old West. While Tucson may have reformed its reputation from […]
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Ben Carson is rapidly gaining on Donald Trump in presidential polls. Unlike some of his rivals, Carson is saying good things about solar. But what is his energy plan? although the retired neurosurgeon turned GOP presidential contender has been accused of being “anti-science” by climate change activists, he has been making some very positive comments […]
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With microinverters picking up market share and power optimizers adding versatility to string inverters, what is the best choice for your new solar array? Just a few years ago, microinverters were the hot new technology in the solar business. Following the introduction of Enphase’s widely successful M175 microinverter in 2008, microinverters gained popularity quickly. Now, […]
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Church groups are speaking out in favor of wider access to solar power. “The mission of Interfaith Power & Light is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. This campaign intends to protect the earth’s ecosystems, safeguard the health of […]
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As everyone knows, California is enduring its worst drought in its history as a state. Gov. Brown has ordered residences and business to cut water use by 25 percent. So why are farmers in California’s Central Valley paying to get rid of hundreds of billions of gallons of water a year? It turns out that there’s […]
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Las Vegas is becoming an unlikely leader in sustainability and solar energy. Describing Las Vegas as unique is something of an understatement. After all, it’s a city so iconic and distinct in the zeitgeist it has its own catchphrases and even a one-of-a-kind nickname in “Sin City.” Over the next decade, however, Vegas may become […]
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