SunEdison seals its biggest PV deal in Texas unEdison will build and finance new PV plants in West Texas to supply the City of Georgetown with 150MW of electricity, enough to make the municipal utility one of the largest in the US to be powered 100% by renewable energy. The deal is the largest on … Continue reading SunEdison seals its biggest PV deal in Texas
Will the March 20th Total Solar Eclipse Impact Europe’s Solar Energy Grid? The first eclipse of 2015 is coming right up on Friday, March 20th, and may provide a unique challenge for solar energy production across Europe. Sure, we’ve been skeptical about many of the websites touting a ‘blackout’ and Y2K-like doom pertaining to the … Continue reading Will the March 20th Total Solar Eclipse Impact Europe’s Solar Energy Grid?
The World Of Energy Is Getting Diversified The four biggest sources of electrical power generation in the United States are coal, natural gas, nuclear, and hydro. But very quietly a very big change is taking place. Wind generation accounted for 4% of all the electricity in the U.S. in 2013. No numbers yet for last … Continue reading The World Of Energy Is Getting Diversified
Commentary: The changing face of electricity supply ….The immediate agents of change encroaching on the electric utilities are rooftop solar, installed by homeowners, and microgrids, where a group of alternative generators are linked together and hook into the utility grid as one entity. Rooftop solar generation is growing exponentially, pushed by tax advantages, politics and … Continue reading Commentary: The changing face of #electricity supply
Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel The potential applications of solar power just got a whole lot wider Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy source, according to an article in this month’s scientific journal … Continue reading Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel
NJR Clean Energy adds 16 MW to New Jersey solar portfolio NJR Clean Energy (NJRCEV) has completed a 9.9 megawatt grid-connected solar installation in Howell and a 6.1 MW system in North Hanover, New Jersey. Addition of these projects will help NJRCEV to achieve a solar portfolio of 19 installations with a total capacity of … Continue reading NJR Clean Energy adds 16 MW to New Jersey solar portfolio
U.S to invest $59 million in solar energy innovation Obama government has revealed a plan to invest around $59 million in solar energy innovation, according to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. The funds will be utilized for doubling the nation’s renewable energy generation for the second time by 2020. Read full article at Greentech Lead