Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Colorado Launches First Low-income Rooftop Solar Project

The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Energy Resource Center (ERC), and Colorado Springs Utilities announce the installation of a 2kW rooftop solar power array as part of the state’s Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). The CEO WAP provides free, cost-effective energy efficiency measures to income-eligible households in all of the state’s 64 counties. Historically, the WAP has […]


Monday, August 29, 2016

The Price of Solar Is Declining to Unprecedented Lows

Despite already low costs, the installed price of solar fell by 5 to 12 percent in 2015 By: Robert Fares   The installed price of solar energy has declined significantly in recent years as policy and market forces have driven more and more solar installations. Now, the latest data show that the continued decrease in […]


OST supports first floating solar financing deal

OST Energy has announced its work with the Royal Bank of Scotland and Lightsource Renewable Energy to bring Europe’s largest floating photovoltaic solar project to financial close earlier this year.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

Flexenclosure Expands its eSite Green Hybrid Power System Footprint in Myanmar

By: Robin Whitlock Flexenclosure, a manufacturer of intelligent power management systems for the ICT sector, has received another order for its green eSite hybrid power solution for cell sites. The multi-million dollar order from OCK Yangon Private Ltd – part of Malaysia-based OCK Group – is for 80 fully integrated eSite systems across Myanmar, where […]


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Vattenfall launches €3 million offshore wind research programme

Vattenfall has launched a €3 million scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind, believed to be the largest scale of its kind.

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Trident Energy and 42 Technology collaborate to improve PowerPod II design

Trident Energy has announced that a technology optimisation project with 42 Technology has successfully improved the performance of the company’s PowerPod II technology.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Israel announces first offshore energy exploration licensing round

The Israeli Ministry of Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources (MIEWR), the government agency responsible for overseeing all petroleum-related activities in Israel, plans to host a road show in September 2016 for promotion of the country’s first offshore energy licensing round.

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PG&E Proposes Far-Reaching Changes for Solar Power

By: George Avalos SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E on Monday filed a proposal that urges state regulators to undertake wide-ranging changes in the solar electricity system in central and Northern California. Among the proposals: potentially reduced savings on electricity bills for people who switch to solar, a reduced credit for solar customers who have a surplus […]


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

SMA takes over operational management of the largest PV farm in Scandinavia

SMA Solar Technology AG is taking over complete technical operational management of the largest PV farm in Denmark on behalf of project developer and energy service provider WIRCON GmbH.

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DP Energy receives Development Approval for Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park

DP Energy’s Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park has received Development Approval from the South Australian Government.

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Monday, August 22, 2016

How To Choose The Best Solar-Energy Equipment

By: Vikram Aggarwal Installing a home solar energy system is a smart financial investment for many homeowners. As you evaluate offers from solar companies, there are many different factors to consider – the equipment that you choose for your system, your financing options, and the installer that you select all have an impact on your […]