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Element 25 to trial making metal using renewable energy

On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $490,000 in funding to mining and metals company Element 25 Limited (E25) to examine the viability of using renewable energy in their metal production process. In a first-of-a-kind project, E25 will test the extent to which renewable energy solutions such […]

Energy stakeholders call for new financing mechanisms to support off-grid and mini-grid connectivity in Africa

Energy industry stakeholders attending the 5th Energy Access Investment Forum have called for a restructuring of the financing mechanisms enabling the development of off-grid and mini-grid connectivity in Africa. “Meeting the universal electricity access objective within the next decade will require the roll-out of off-grid and mini-grid solutions at scale,” said Daniel Schroth, acting director […]

Report: Local Wind and Solar Plants Beat Out Majority of US Coal Plants on Cost

A new report provides more evidence that wind and solar economics are edging out coal. It would be cheaper to build local wind and solar projects than continuing to operate 74 percent of U.S. coal plants, according to a new report from Energy Innovation, a clean energy advocacy and research organization, and Vibrant Clean Energy. […]

Consumers Energy to Seek 5GW of Solar by 2030 Under Clean Energy Plan

Michigan utility agrees to a 50-50 split between utility and third-party RFPs to meet solar goals in a broader plan to eliminate coal use by 2040. Michigan utility Consumers Energy has filed a clean energy plan with state regulators that includes a promise to add 5 gigawatts of solar through competitive bidding by 2030, as […]

Duke Energy Florida announces 3 more solar power plants, totaling 195 megawatts

– Company continues to make progress on adding 700 MW of solar generation through 2022 – By early 2020, company’s solar power plants will eliminate more than 1 billion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions each year ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.,: Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today announced the locations of its newest universal solar power plants, which […]

MHPS Americas Launches Oriden, a Renewable Energy Solutions Provider

PITTSBURGH: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MHPS) today announced the launch of Oriden, a renewable energy solutions provider. Oriden – a play on the English word “origin” and the Japanese word “denki” (電気) meaning ‘electricity’ – is the start of a new type of power generation organization. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, the organization will […]

Topaz Solar Farms Receives March Payment From PG&E

DES MOINES, Iowa: Consistent with the terms of its power purchase agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Topaz Solar Farms today received full contract payment for its February 2019 energy deliveries to PG&E. While monitoring PG&E’s financial situation, Topaz continues to perform its obligations under the parties’ power purchase agreement. About Topaz Solar Farms […]

PG&E bankruptcy threatens major battery storage project

Californian electricity and gas supplier PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in January, in anticipation of significant expected liabilities from wildfires in the state. New Delhi: A major battery storage project that would help California replace three of its natural gas power plants may need to be scrapped as a result of PG&E Corp’s bankruptcy, according […]

Q CELLS files patent infringement complaint with the Federal Court of Australia against REC Group, Sol Distribution and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems

Hanwha Q CELLS files patent infringement complaint with the Federal Court of Australia against REC Group and two distributors, Sol Distribution, and BayWa r.e. Solar Systems SYDNEY, Australia: Hanwha Q CELLS Australia Pty. Ltd., together with Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corp. (collectively, “Hanwha Q CELLS”), today announced it has filed a patent infringement […]

Operational Guidelines for Delivery of Demand Incentive under FAME India Scheme: Phase – II – regarding

Operational Guidelines for Delivery of Demand Incentive under FAME India Scheme: Phase – II – regarding For more information please see below link: (3)