NY State Senator Kevin S. Parker speaks in favor of solar and the planet at Intersolar East. "This is more than just providing a commodity, it is about saving our planet"
Last week, Bill Gates published a blog post on his visit to Caltech Professor Nate Lewis's research laboratory on solar fuels. Solar fuels leverage similar natural processes such as photosynthesis in plants to convert sunlight into liquid fuel.

Bill Gates: An Energy Miracle

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Nevada state lawmakers are back in Carson City, and they’re busy. Over the next three months, policymakers will decide the fate of the Silver State’s clean energy economy in more than a dozen related bills.

Nevada Poised to Go Big on Clean Energy

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What happens when utility companies lose ground as their customers cut consumption and seek innovative technologies like rooftop solar? New business ventures to capture customer interest? Other new technologies?

Changing the Language of Renewable Energy, the Electric Monopoly’s Newest Ploy

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Local officials in China's Jiangsu Province will help expand waste-to-energy capacity in the region with an investment in a new facility with a processing capacity of 900 metric tons.

China’s Jiangsu Province Expands Waste-to-energy Capacity

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U.S. Geothermal plans to submit an application to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to build its expanded San Emidio phase II geothermal plant, U.S. Geothermal President Douglas Glaspey said in a March 10 4Q16 earnings call.

US Geothermal Set to Submit San Emidio II Application to Bureau of Land Management

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Scott Pruitt has now been sworn in as the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Agency. It is likely the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), and ultimately much of the Agency itself, will begin in short order.

Energy and Environmental Regulation in the Age of Trump: The Role of the States—Part 2

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The near-term future of rooftop solar energy in Maine is likely to be decided this spring, as lawmakers consider changes to a widely criticized rule approved in January by the Public Utilities Commission. Two major bills are pending that would supersede the PUC's approach to compensating homeowners…

Bills to Expand Solar Incentives in Maine Ready to Launch

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GreenWish Partners, a Paris-based independent power producer, will invest $280 million to build solar power plants in Nigeria that are expected to start producing electricity in the first quarter of next year.

GreenWish to Invest $280 Million in Nigeria Solar Plants

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Vattenfall will build the first 3.2 MW energy storage at the Princess Alexia wind energy project near Amsterdam, which generates 122 MW

Vattenfall wind farms to use BMW energy storage

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A coal-mine that powered German industry for almost half a century will get a new lease on life when it’s turned into a giant battery that stores excess solar and wind energy.

German Coal Mine to Be Reborn as Giant Pumped Storage Hydro Facility

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Rancho Santana resort and residential community on the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua is turning to solar and energy storage to alleviate the high cost of peak energy in the region.

Nicaraguan Resort Turns to Solar+storage Solution to Reduce Utility Costs

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Within the past decade or two, the solar industry has experienced a great deal of evolution and expansion. In the U.S., one of the largest shakeups was in 2010 when PV panel prices dropped. The inverter market has also been subjected to changes, especially in terms of new topologies and increased fu...

Providing Value Throughout the Entire Solar PV Supply Chain

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank yesterday said that a wind energy area of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C. received the high bid of $9 million from Avangrid Renewables, the provisional winner in a compet...

Avangrid Winning Bidder in North Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Area Auction

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According to a recent report "Beyond Four Hours: The Transition to a More Flexible, and Valuable, Long-duration Energy Storage Asset," 80 percent of market participants define long-duration energy storage (LDS) as an asset than can provide at least 3 hours of energy storage. But even that definition...

A Longer Look at Long-duration Energy Storage

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The IEC Class IIIA wind power turbine is the first Siemens model to be equipped with rotor blades based on hybrid-carbon technology.

Siemens low wind prototype turbine installed in Drantum

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The 94-year-old creator of the lithium-ion battery has invented another breakthrough storage device that’s capturing the attention of industry heavyweights.

Google's Schmidt Highlights Promise of New Battery from John Goodenough

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