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EIA: Renewables double U.S. generation over 10 years; gas still reigns

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 16:38

Renewables-including biomass and other resources-accounted for 17.6 percent of electricity generation in the U.S. last year. Natural gas prices, however, will continue to dictate the overall direction of the U.S. power generation market.

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Bill to boost renewable energy advances in Maryland

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 16:35

The Senate voted 34-12 for the amendment before giving the bill preliminary approval

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Norsk Hydro recuperating from cyberattack

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 16:30

Norsk Hydro has suffered from a cyberattack that has crippled some of its infrastructure. Norsk Hydro is primarily an aluminum manufacturer, but the company also owns and operates 17 hydroelectric power stations in Norway.

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Missouri regulators OK Midwest wind energy power line

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 16:24

The transmission line also would need regulatory approval in Illinois

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Entergy New Orleans pilots residential rooftop solar program

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 16:16

The Residential Rooftop Solar Program is a way for New Orleans customers in need to participate in the benefits of distributed renewable energy 

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North Carolina’s solar power output grew 36 percent in 2018

Renewable Energy World - Wed, 2019-03-20 11:40
Annual solar energy production in North Carolina jumped 36 percent in 2018, according to the latest government data – firmly placing North Carolina as the No. 2 solar-producing state in the nation.
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The scrapping of Energy Star labels in the EU leaves a vacuum

Business Green - Wed, 2019-03-20 00:01

EU Commission's decision to scrap Energy Star labels for office equipment without consultation remains controversial with manufacturers, says TechUK's Susanne Baker

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'It wasn't an easy decision': Cumbria council unanimously approves new coal mine

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 19:39

County council claims potential for new jobs in the short term 'outweighed concerns about climate change and local amenity'

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'Embrace low carbon transition', CCC chief advises business

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 16:31

Chief executive of Climate Change Committee Chris Stark tells business leaders to 'take the leap' on decarbonisation ahead of net zero report publication

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Chile tests floating solar power island

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 15:58

The 12,917-square-foot array of solar panels was inaugurated Thursday by Chilean Mining Minister Baldo Prokurica

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Juhl Energy pairs wind and solar power in hybrid project

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 15:53

The pairing is expected to start producing power this month

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Prysmian to connect floating offshore wind farm to local power grid

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 15:47

All submarine cables will be produced by Prysmian 

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Car industry bodies slammed for 'disservice' to members over anti-green lobbying

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 15:07

We Mean Business CEO Nigel Topping said actions of some major car sector bodies go against interests of their members and the low carbon transition

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'Alexa, cut the carbon intensity of my energy use'

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 14:42

Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa to provide voice activation of smart home services

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Energy storage firm Highview Power partnering with TSK on global projects

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 13:50

The partners will work together to develop projects in Spain, the Middle East and South Africa. The projects could add several gigawatt hours of storage capacity by 2022.

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World’s largest utility joins EWF’s energy blockchain ecosystem

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 12:23
Last week, the Energy Web Foundation (EWF) announced it had officially signed more than 100 affiliates in an effort to become the world’s largest blockchain ecosystem.
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Powering the future… thanks to your neighbor’s renewable energy

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 11:09
Distributed Energy Resources (DER), such as residential solar panels, are not only changing the way energy systems operate, they also present an opportunity to change the way local communities operate by giving consumers the ability to sell excess energy, generated by microgrids or renewable set-ups, to their neighbors – it’s the new energy paradigm.
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To renew the power supply in national parks, think microgrids

Renewable Energy World - Tue, 2019-03-19 10:49
America’s national parks are one of the nation’s greatest assets. They preserve and protect vital ecosystems and offer people from all over the world the chance to experience the beauty and majesty of these great spaces.
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England could run short of water within 25 years

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 08:29

Environment Agency chief calls for use to be cut by a third

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Wales: 'Radical' plan could deliver 100 per cent renewable power by 2035

Business Green - Tue, 2019-03-19 00:02

Report from the Institute of Welsh Affairs argues that combination of public and private investment could see the country fully decarbonise its electricity system over the next 15 years

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