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WoodMac: Large-Scale Solar Holds Cost Edge Despite ITC Stepdown, Coronavirus Impacts

Corporate demand and state mandates are driving utility solar installations, but voluntary procurements based on pure economics continue to dominate. Voluntary procurement of utility solar remains the top driver of U.S. utility PV in development, according to Wood Mackenzie. WoodMac defines voluntary procurement as procurement based solely on the economic competitiveness of renewables against other […]

Tamil Nadu to set up exclusive park for EVs, targets Rs 50k-cr investment

Long-Term Value of Grid Storage Is All About Capacity, Study Finds

More batteries can mean fewer generation assets and new transmission lines. But market rules need to change to unlock that value. The grid is heading in the direction of more renewables, with or without overarching policies to guide it. There’s general agreement that the ability to store electricity will become more valuable as this happens, […]

Q CELLS to Acquire Geli, Expanding Its Offerings in Integrated Energy Storage Solutions

US Solar Plants Now Expected to Run for More Than 30 Years: Berkeley Lab

Cheaper modules brought solar plants into the energy mainstream. Longer operating lives are making them better investments. Big solar plants are getting cheaper to run and expectations for their useful operational lives keep getting longer, according to a new survey of U.S. solar industry professionals. By the end of 2019, a cumulative total of 76 […]

Duke targets cow poop in its first renewable gas investment

WoodMac: How the Renewables O&M Market Is Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis

Digital tools such as analytics and remote monitoring will get a boost as wind and solar plant operators draw lessons from the lockdown. Renewables generation has proven largely resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as global electricity demand has declined, wind and solar PV penetration continues its growth in many regions. In the U.S. — one […]

Tamil Nadu to set up exclusive park for EVs, targets Rs 50k-cr investment

Amazon Clicks Buy on 615 Megawatts of Large-Scale Solar

Tech giant may reach its 100 percent renewables goal five years early, but environmentalists remain skeptical of its climate goals. Amazon will add 615 megawatts of solar projects to its existing and announced renewables portfolio of more than 2.9 gigawatts, the technology and shipping giant said on Thursday. The projects will go up across the […]

Tamil Nadu to set up exclusive park for EVs, targets Rs 50k-cr investment

Engie Looking for More US Clean Energy Acquisitions: North America CEO

French power giant plans to ramp up investments into U.S. batteries, hybrid renewables and offshore wind — but gas plants are off the menu. Engie is on the lookout for more clean energy acquisitions in the U.S., where the company plans to ramp up its investments into grid-scale batteries, hybrid renewables projects and offshore wind, […]

Duke targets cow poop in its first renewable gas investment

Lightsource BP Explores Green Hydrogen Site Powered by 1.5GW of Australian Renewables

Co-located solar and wind at a massive scale could fuel a potential ammonia export business. BP and its solar joint venture Lightsource BP are exploring a potential green hydrogen plant in Australia powered by 1.5 gigawatts of wind and solar. The oil major announced on Friday that a feasibility study was underway for a huge […]

Chinese solar growth unhindered by pandemic

US Treasury to Tweak Tax Credit Deadlines for Renewables Projects

A three-sentence letter issued by the Treasury Department on Thursday suggests relief may be on the way for a nervous renewables market. A concise three-sentence letter sent by the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday suggests relief is on the way for a renewables industry concerned about meeting quickly approaching tax credit deadlines. The letter came […]

Duke targets cow poop in its first renewable gas investment

SoftBank Is Selling $40B of Assets but Stands Firm on Renewable Energy Plans

In an interview, the head of SoftBank’s global renewables arm says the company will have its first gigawatt of U.S. solar capacity in operation by next year. The head of SoftBank’s renewable energy subsidiary, SB Energy Global, says his firm is committed to growing its presence in international clean energy markets despite ongoing financial struggles […]

Tamil Nadu to set up exclusive park for EVs, targets Rs 50k-cr investment

Abu Dhabi claims record low US$0.0135/kWh solar tariff for 2GW Al Dhafra project

  Abu Dhabi Power has claimed to have received the world’s lowest tariff for solar for its 2GW Al Dhafra project. A pool of five bidders tendered for the project and the first-ranked bidder – yet to be named by ADP – set their price at US$0.0135/kWh, a sum which would rank as the world’s […]

Tamil Nadu to set up exclusive park for EVs, targets Rs 50k-cr investment

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