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Fluor completes 170 MW Centinela solar energy plant in California

Fluor Corporation has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean, renewable energy in the southwestern U.S. “The successful completion of […]

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Renewable energy sources generated 34.6% of the total mix in August 2014 in Spain

Renewable energy sources generated 34.6% of the total mix in August 2014, preliminary data from Spanish electricity grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE) showed today. As much as 52.9% of the total energy output in Spain came from technologies with no carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, REE added. In terms of the different sources of […]

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International Energy Agency (IEA): Renewable Energy Market Report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) today released its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next five years unless policy uncertainty is diminished, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today in its third annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report. According to the report, power generation from […]

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SunWize installs Independent Samoa’s largest solar energy system

SunWize Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that it completed the installation of a 546 kW solar electric system for the Independent State of Samoa. The project with Samoa’s power utility, Electric Power Corporation (EPC), is the country’s largest, reducing Samoa’s reliance on imported fossil fuels. “For too long we […]

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Photovoltaic (PV) Market will grow to 65.6 GW in 2019, led by China

After most of the solar industry spent 2012 mired in a competitive, bankruptcy-laden, high-pressure cost environment, 2013 proved to be a rebound year. Module supplier margins increased, with most tier-1 suppliers topping 10% towards the end of the year and early 2014 despite oversupply remaining somewhat rampant. Globally, 37.5 GWp of new installations were deployed […]

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ACS to sell over 1 GW of Concentrated Solar Power, PV and wind power asset

Florentino Perez has tasked Societe Generale and Mediobanca with finding buyers for the company’s concentrated solar power (CSP), photovoltaic (PV) and wind power plants both in Spain and abroad.      Florentino Perez, the president of ACS, has tasked Societe Generale (EPA:GLE) and Mediobanca (BIT:MB) with finding buyers for the company’s concentrated solar power (CSP), […]

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Transparent Solar Power

Solar power is considered to be one of the best options when it comes to energy. And according to experts, transparent solar panels have might just be the future of energy. The researchers from the Michigan State University have developed clear solar panels that look like the usual glass. Just like the traditional solar panels, […]

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Africa Will Add More Renewable Energy In 2014 Than In The Last 14 Years Combined

Sub-Saharan Africa will add more renewable energy projects in 2014 than it has in the last 14 years, according to research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance. As Bloomberg reports, Africa is expected to add about 1.8 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity, a category which includes geothermal, wind, and solar but excludes major hydroelectric power plants. […]

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India can achieve 100% renewable energy in the future with wind power and solar energy

By 2050, India could rely entirely on renewable energy to create a sustainable energy future. In the coming years, India will face seemingly insurmountable challenges to its economy, environment and energy security. To overcome these challenges India needs to shift to non-polluting sources of energy. As Jeremy Rifkin, an economist and activist, said in New […]

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Kuwait eyes concentrated solar power, photovoltaic and wind energy to meet growing power demands

“The three power projects include a concentrated solar power plant with a capacity of 50 MW, photovoltaic solar station with capacity of 10 MW and the wind power plant with a capacity of 10 MW, Director of the renewable energy program at KISR,” Dr. Salem Hajraf told KUNA Saturday. Kuwait is embarking a number of […]

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Yingli Solar Powers School in Laos with Solar Energy

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Green Energy Singapore Company Pte. Limited (“Yingli Singapore”), has donated a 3 kilowatt (kW) off-grid solar power system to […]

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Germany Added A Lot Of Wind Energy And Solar Power, And Its Electric Grid Became More Reliable

To hear its critics tell it, Germany’s ambitious push to switch over to renewable energy has delivered an electrical grid that’s capricious, unreliable, and prone to blackouts. But according to data highlighted by ECO Report last week, the reality on the ground couldn’t be further from that caricature. Specifically, the availability of electricity in Germany […]

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Yingli Green Energy to Supply Over 30 MW of Solar Modules for Solar Power Plant in Japan

Yingli Solar will deliver more than 125,000 multicyrstalline YGE 60 Cell Series PV modules to Gestamp Solar from October 2014 to February 2015. Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Green Energy” or the “Company”), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”) module manufacturer in the world, known as “Yingli Solar,” today announced that […]

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Green Storage Revolution

With energy storage hugely important for the development of distributed generation and the integration of renewables into the electricity system, Enel Green Power has been investing its commitment to storage projects. The energy storage market will be worth $50 billion in six years’ time, according to Finding Growth Opportunities in the $50 Billion Energy Storage […]

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First Solar Builds the highest efficiency thin film photovoltaic (PV) cell on record

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has set a world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) research cell conversion efficiency, achieving 21.0 percent efficiency certified at the Newport Corporation’s Technology and Applications Center (TAC) PV Lab. The record-setting cell was constructed at the company’s Perrysburg, Ohio manufacturing factory and Research & Development Center, […]

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India wants to install 29,800 MW of electricity from renewable energy

Goyal said concentrated solar power (CSP) plants are more suitable than solar PV plants for large-scale power generation. “This is so because concentrated solar thermal plants equipped with thermal energy storage can provide dispatchable energy supply – that is their power output can be adjusted based on grid demand, power can be supplied when sun […]

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