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Energy Absolute to Invest $1.4 Billion in Renewable Energy Over Next Three Years

Energy Absolute announced it will be investing $1.4 billion in wind and solar projects over the next three years to boost its generation capacity. The company’s shares have already tripled this year and this move could seem them increasing further.Its ... [Published Energy Digital - 8 hours ago]
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[TOP 10]: Stories for Your Weekend, 8/22

It’s Friday here in the states, and I’m looking forward to a sunny, beautiful weekend in San Diego. While you sit out by the pool or in your backyard with a cold drink in hand, give these stories a read. The first are some of our important news stories ... [Published Energy Digital - 9 hours ago]
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2014 to be Incredible Year for Renewables in Africa

There’s been a lot of conversation surrounding renewable energy in Africa as of late. From the leadership summit in Washington earlier this month to the Climate Investment Funds investing of $300,000 each for 9 separate countries , Africa is getting quite ... [Published Energy Digital - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

You Might Not be Able to See the Next Generation of Solar Panels

Here at Energy Digital, we talk a lot about the future of the solar industry.As of late, though, there’s been quite a bit of talk about the future solar panels themselves. What will they look like? How efficient will they be? What will they cost?What ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

[HOW TO]: Make the Most of Your Next Renewable Energy Conference

Conferences can be a great way to meet new people, learn more about the industry, and if nothing else, get away from home for a few days. With an industry like renewable energy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer amount of new information and companies ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

ABB Develops More Efficient Underground Cables

Swiss engineering group ABB has developed a new form of underground cable that has the potential to double the flow of power. This would cut grid integration costs for offshore wind farms dramatically.According to ABB, a single cable can transmit up to ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why You Should Pay Attention to Renewable Energy Crowdfunding

While the concept of voting with one’s dollars is often debated, there’s no denying a grain of truth runs through it. Products that sell well continue to hit the market and those that don’t are often times scrapped. It’s pretty simple—you like it, you ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

[TOP 10]: Things to Know About Vivint Solar Before its Upcoming IPO

With Vivint’s upcoming IPO this fall, let’s take a look at the top 10 things to know about the company before it goes public.10. Vivint Solar is the youngest of the top 10 residential solar installers.The company was launched only 3 years ago in 2011 ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Offshore Wind Industry Expresses Concerns Regarding Policy in the U.K.

Late last month, trouble was spotted just over the horizon for the U.K.’s offshore wind industry. The world’s leader in the still young renewable energy source, the U.K. moved to cap its subsidies for renewable energy projects at £205 million per year. ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

In U.S., Waste-to-Energy Could Supply 12% of Electricity

In a new report out from the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) at Columbia University, it’s estimated that 12% of all U.S. electricity could potentially be supplied through waste-to-energy (WtE) programs. In order for this to occur, all municipal solid waste ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Diminishing of Renewable Energy Target Will Drastically Alter Australias Energy Landscape

Renewable energy is Australia is currently in a very unfortunate position. What was once a blossoming industry has now effectively come to a screeching halt. As the various parties wait for the result of Dick Warburton’s review, many are examining what ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

With the Right Policies, Florida Could be Solar's Next Big Opportunity

It’s not called “The Sunshine State” for nothing.Florida is known for its sunny days and warm, humid climate. It would make sense that the solar industry would take off in one of the sunniest states in the country.However, that hasn’t been the case.Restrictive ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 18 2014]

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"Government needs to accept that actually 2019 is not that far away," McCaffery says. "Government clearly understands this about our nuclear programme—setting prices out to 2023... Offshore wind needs similar visibility. This means providing access to CfDs (Contracts for Difference) before the second allocation round all the way to 2020/21, as well as action to establish a new Levy Control Framework which will fund projects—renewable, nuclear and carbon capture and storage—in the 2020s. To develop an offshore wind farm can take 10 years. But right now we only have knowledge of support for six years and access to CfDs on a four-year horizon."
"This does an end run around the competitive process, where all costs and benefits are looked at and evaluated" Nancy Rader, director of the California Wind Energy Association, told the L A Times
...issue] definitely exists," Lin Boqiang, director of the China Center for Energy Economics Research at Xiamen University, told Scientific American. "Since so many solar panels were produced here in such a short time, it is hard to imagine that there is no quality problem."
"This is not the first collaboration between Yingli Spain and Gestamp Solar. In 2012, a 20 MW plant was built in Moquegua, Peru and Yingli was the sole PV module supplier. Gestamp Solar is a long-term strategic partner for us, and we look forward to a continuous and fruitful cooperation in the future" Fernando Calisalvo, the Managing Director of Yingli Spain, said

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2014 to be Incredible Year for Renewables in Af... [Published Energy Digital - 11 hours ago]
[HOW TO]: Make the Most of Your Next Renewable ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
You Might Not be Able to See the Next Generatio... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
ABB Develops More Efficient Underground Cables [Published Energy Digital - Aug 21 2014]
Why You Should Pay Attention to Renewable Energ... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 20 2014]
[TOP 10]: Things to Know About Vivint Solar Bef... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 20 2014]
Offshore Wind Industry Expresses Concerns Regar... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 19 2014]
In U.S., Waste-to-Energy Could Supply 12% of El... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 19 2014]
The Diminishing of Renewable Energy Target Will... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 18 2014]
With the Right Policies, Florida Could be Solar... [Published Energy Digital - Aug 18 2014]
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