On Wednesday immediately preceding the opening of the 2017 International Partnering Forum, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a listening session to gather input from stakeholders about where to open up potential areas for offshore wind area leases.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/27/2017

Three Key Points Emerge from BOEM Offshore Wind Listening Session

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The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last week said that its scientists have recaptured the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/27/2017

National Lab Recaptures Record for Solar Hydrogen Production

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Monday signed legislation that reduces the time frame in which wind power projects can qualify for the state’s clean energy tax credit.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/27/2017

Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Ending Wind Tax Credit in July

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Amid the discussion over ending the federal solar tax credit in 2015, I published an analysis of the less-than-expected hit to residential solar costs. I made a big mistake.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Further Thoughts on the Economics of Losing the Federal Solar Tax Credit

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Can the city of Rotterdam cut its CO2 emissions substantially and become 100 percent climate-proof by 2025? The city aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by increasing its use of district heating and cooling, and by using renewable energy to power transportation while encouraging the use of e...
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Rotterdam Implements Energy Transition and Climate Measures

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Like a bad check, Congress bounced back to Capital City this week from their Easter vacation. Numero uno on the priority list is keeping the federal government open for business—at least a little longer.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Coal Miners Deserve Better: The Environmental Community Must Tell Congress and the President

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A proposal for a wood biomass combined heat and power facility in California received recognition last week from the National Forest Foundation.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Wood Biomass CHP Project Wins $100K in National Forest Foundation Contest

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Many businesses in Washington state want to use renewable energy. Starbucks, REI and Microsoft are all iconic brands in the Pacific Northwest making big commitments to wind and solar.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Washington State Pioneers New Model for Utility-Scale Renewable Energy

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We all know that asset management is in many respects the under-loved function within a solar company. Solar asset management involves the ongoing management of financial, commercial, and administrative tasks necessary to ensure the optimal financial performance of a solar PV plant or portfolio of p...
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

Solar Refinancing: When Asset Management Steals the Show

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Predictably there’s been a lot written over the last few weeks about the Paris Climate Agreement and whether the Trump administration will continue to sit with other nations. There has been a substantial increase in tweets, polls, studies, press conferences, anonymous reports and mutterings going in...
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/26/2017

The Paris Climate Agreement—Should We Stay or Should We Go?

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Energy experts and policy makers around the globe are following developments in Alberta and Saskatchewan as they begin the first round of their competitive procurements for renewable electricity. These procurement programs aim to help the provinces achieve their renewable energy targets for 2030.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

Renewables Developments in Alberta and Saskatchewan: Market Update and Perspectives

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President Donald Trump recently issued an executive order to start the process of reviewing and, ultimately, attempting to disassemble the Clean Power Plan and its supposedly job-killing mandates.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

Trump’s Plan for Clean Energy Will Damage Economy, National Security

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At the heart of the Hybrid EGT is a control system which blends output between the battery and the gas turbine. The energy storage capacity is designed to provide enough time to allow the gas turbine to start and reach its designated power output, thus dispatching power immediately when required and...
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

GE, SCE Debut Unique Battery-Gas Turbine Hybrid in California

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The Board of Directors of Shunfeng International Clean Energy Ltd. (SICE) yesterday said that Atlanta-based solar cell and module manufacturer Suniva filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition for relief under the U.S. bankruptcy code.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

Solar Module Manufacturer Suniva Files for Bankruptcy

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Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd. reports its SR2000 floating tidal turbine deployed for testing at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, achieved its rated 2 MW export capacity on April 12.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

Tidal turbine deployed at EMEC reaches rated capacity

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The nation’s first ever attempt to have municipal governments collectively buy power from community solar gardens was a modest success, according to a new report.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/25/2017

Minnesota Cities Learn from Buying Community Solar Together

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Although committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, Rotterdam—the Netherlands’ second largest metropolis—no longer tries to rally the public behind its carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction goals.
RenewableEnergyWorld.com 04/24/2017

Rotterdam, Striving to be Green, Downplays CO2 Targets

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