Renewable Power Direct March 18, 2020
Pandemic Creating ‘Crisis’ for Solar Industry
The president of the Solar Energy Industries Association on March 17 said the solar industry is seeing “a pretty significant crisis” along with the overall economy due to the global…
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Solar Drives Down Price for ISO-NE Power
Silicon Valley-based SunPower on March 16 said it has secured grid capacity for about 11 MW of power after a winning bid in ISO New England’s 14th Forward Capacity Auction…
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Moving Toward Mainstream—The Rise of Renewable Goals

More states are setting targets for renewable energy. Cities and counties are joining in. Utilities are formalizing commitments. And economics, as always, play a major role. The transition to clean energy

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Energy Groups Make Plans to Deal with Coronavirus; EEI Issues Bulletin
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), whose membership includes all investor-owned U.S. power companies, has told its members to prepare contingency plans for their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several…
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Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage
While it is currently highly dependent on natural gas generation today, about 95% of ISO-New England’s (ISO-NE’s) interconnection request queue—a proposed total capacity of 20.9 GW—comprises wind, solar, and battery…
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The POWER Interview: Google, Utilities Partner for Energy Solutions
Businesses are putting more emphasis on sustainability, coordinating their operations to ensure financial success while also being mindful of environmental concerns. Investors in many cases are demanding companies embrace sustainability,…
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Nation’s Largest Community Solar Program Set to Launch
Florida Power & Light (FPL) on March 3 received approval from state regulators to launch the nation’s largest community solar program. FPL’s $1.8 billion SolarTogether project will more than double…
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Novel Stellio Heliostat Solar Project Goes Online in China
One of the world’s first molten salt tower concentrated solar power (CSP) projects that uses a “Stellio” heliostat was grid-connected at the end of December in China’s Xinjiang province near the
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Industry Press Releases
Modern Energy Management completes scope on flagship Vietnam intertidal wind project

Breakthrough Renewable Energy Project in Myanmar Delivers Electricity for First Time to Thousands of People

Total to Build the Largest Battery-based Energy Storage Project in France

ABB wins digital service contract to increase offshore wind reliability

Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarships – Total of $14,000 in educational awards to be given to eight students in the global geothermal energy community

More renewable energy options available under Duke Energy’s Green Source Advantage
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