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Aug
11
2014

Solar Cells Just Need To Be Layered Like A Cake?

Thin film solar cells, old-fashioned standby silicon solar cells, CIGS, CadTel (see First Solar), multi-junction cells....the list goes on as solar cell materials get more MORE»

Aug
11
2014

Big Companies, Big Renewable Investments

The world’s largest enterprises are realizing the benefits of renewable energy, motivating many top-tier companies to set up voluntary corporate renewable energy programs MORE»

Aug
11
2014

The Future of Energy Storage: Perspectives from the Copper Industry

As director of the Copper Development Association’s Sustainable Energy Division, I am often tasked with examining emerging trends for copper in U.S. electricity generation MORE»

Aug
08
2014

China’s Shunfeng Continues Grand Solar Plans, Buys 30% Stake in US Energy Storage Company

Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based maker of solar products, said its unit SF Suntech Inc. will buy a 30 percent stake in U.S. energy storage company MORE»

Aug
08
2014

MA Action Significantly Improves Interconnection

Last week, Massachusetts formally adopted improvements to its interconnection procedures that make it easier for small renewable energy systems to connect to the distribution MORE»

Aug
08
2014

Chill from Ohio RPS Freeze Extends to Neighboring Solar Markets

On June 13, Ohio made history by becoming the first state to “freeze” its Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS). The passage of SB310 was a major setback for the renewable MORE»

Aug
08
2014

Avoiding Explosive Consequences: Five Lessons from the Offshore Wind Sector

The emergence of a U.S. offshore wind sector presents a great opportunity for would-be project developers looking to exploit 4,000 GW of generation potential off the East and MORE»

Aug
07
2014

U.S. Solar Industry Waiting for SolarWorld to ‘Show Its Hand’

As the old proverb goes, “you can’t have your cake and eat it, too.”  But convincing some people of that isn't easy.  In hopes of ending the long-running and costly MORE»

Aug
07
2014

China Installs Equivalent of Australia’s Total Solar Capacity — In Six Months

China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, accelerated solar power installations in the first half, adding enough capacity in the period to equal Australia’s entire MORE»

Aug
07
2014

India to Sart Construction on German-backed $8 Billion Renewable Grid Project

India will begin construction this year on an $8 billion project backed by Germany’s development bank to upgrade its grid to handle a more than doubling of renewable power MORE»

Aug
07
2014

The Battle Against Solar in the Sunshine State

It’s been said that those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. However, when it comes to American public electric utilities, the recent past seems to MORE»

Aug
07
2014

Listen Up: Electricity from Nuclear Too Cheap to Meter — Or Not

It's the environmentalist's third rail question: "Should we promote nuclear power as an expedient way to reduce CO2 emissions?" On the one hand, nuclear power generates MORE»

Aug
07
2014

Simulation Models Optimize Hydropower Potential

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB in Ilmenau are developing information technology to make water power MORE»

Aug
06
2014

Is the US Geothermal Industry Back on Track?

The U.S. geothermal industry has limped its way through the past few years with little growth, leading many companies to abandon plans and shift their business MORE»

Aug
06
2014

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: August Update

July was a hard month for the stock market and clean energy stocks in particular. My broad market benchmark of small cap stocks, IWM, fell 7 percent and is down 2.7 percent MORE»

 
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