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China led new global wind-power installations with 23.3 GW, compared with 8.2 GW in second-place U.S.

China Widens Wind Power Lead Over US

67 foundations were installed on the Dudgeon Bank last year, along with the cables and the offshore substation that collects the power generated by the wind turbines.

First electricity delivered from Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

2016 POWER-GEN Stats: 90% of attendees plan to attend POWER-GEN International 2017 [ Ow.ly Link ]
“Storage is critical for increasing the reliability of our on-grid and off-grid power systems."

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Commits $4.1M to Advance Energy Storage

The Senate voted 52-46 to approve Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Pruitt Confirmed as EPA Administrator

The Southwest Power Pool beat a previous North American RTO record of 49.2 percent wind penetration.

SPP Sets North American Record for Wind Power

POWER-GEN International 2017 registration is ready and waiting! That's right, you can register for the World's Largest Power Generation Event now. We've got education and exhibition focused on renewable energy, so don't miss out! [ Ow.ly Link ]


“One of our primary goals is to predict how fast corrosion will occur on solar panels and what damage it does, given certain environments and materials.”

National Lab Studies Solar Panel Corrosion

South Australian company 1414 Degrees has developed technology to store electricity as thermal energy by heating and melting containers full of silicon.

Silicon Energy Storage Technology Scales Up for Commercial Production

Carl Icahn has publicly pushed for a change in the compliance party schematic for the mandate.

Icahn Subsidiaries Sue EPA Over 2017 Biofuel Mandate

Starting this year, Saudi Arabia plans to develop almost 10 GW of renewable energy by 2023.

Saudi Arabia Turning to Wind and Solar Power

Kauffman deserves a lot of credit for his work on the NY REV (reforming the energy vision) initiative.

New York's Energy Czar, Richard Kauffman, Receives SEIA Solar Champion Award

Don't miss the opportunity to present your ideas to the power generation industry at PGI 2017! Submit your abstract by March 10, 2017. Looking for submissions in renewable energy: Energy Storage, Utility-Scale Renewable Power, Distributed Renewable Power & more. Get the details >> [ Ow.ly Link ]
Researchers have converted solar energy directly into chemical energy in the form of methane and methanol.

Turning Sunshine into Liquid Gold

The beginning of 2017 finds us in the midst of an electric power sector transition challenging all industry stakeholders.

Last Word: The Great Challenge of the Electric Power Transition

Growing deep-rooted perennial crops, like switchgrass or willow, together with annual crops and livestock in a farming system is starting to gain traction.

Meet the Plant that is Bridging Renewable Energy, Rural Development, and Environmental Benefits

The application deadline to participate in the Solar in Your Community Challenge is March 17.

5 Ways Cities Can Benefit from SunShot’s Latest Solar Prize Challenge

Investec Plc arranged $880 million in debt financing for rooftop solar developers and financiers in 2016.

South African Bank Becomes Major Funder for US Solar Rooftop Industry

For the U.S. biomass industry, the past has been one of harder times than experienced by solar and wind; the way forward is likely to present more of the same.

Biomass Energy in The Age Of Trump