Sustainable Living

Does the UK Need a Net Zero Target?

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:57

A new report released this week is calling for the UK to establish a supplemental net zero target by 2020.

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Crowdfunding Campaigns Give Nonprofits Access to Solar Power

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:12

Mission of Mary is on its way to going solar thanks to RE-volv, a national nonprofit organization that is enlisting “solar ambassadors” at colleges to raise money to put solar on nonprofits, and creating a revolving seed fund to buy solar for more nonprofits in the future.

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Crowdfunding Campaigns Give Nonprofits Access to Solar Power

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:12

Mission of Mary is on its way to going solar thanks to RE-volv, a national nonprofit organization that is enlisting “solar ambassadors” at colleges to raise money to put solar on nonprofits, and creating a revolving seed fund to buy solar for more nonprofits in the future.

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How a First Nation Bargained to Build B.C.’s Largest Solar Farm

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:46

Plans are afoot to harness the sun’s power to build B.C.’s largest solar farm on the Upper Nicola Band's Quilchena reserve.

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How a First Nation Bargained to Build B.C.’s Largest Solar Farm

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:46

Plans are afoot to harness the sun’s power to build B.C.’s largest solar farm on the Upper Nicola Band's Quilchena reserve.

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Florida Will Be Home to New 400-MW Solar Module Factory

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:18

JinkoSolar announced last week that it plans to build a 400-MW capacity solar module manufacturing plant in Jacksonville, Florida. NextEra Energy announced that it plans to buy a significant portion of the modules from the facility over the next four years.

 

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Florida Will Be Home to New 400-MW Solar Module Factory

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:18

JinkoSolar announced last week that it plans to build a 400-MW capacity solar module manufacturing plant in Jacksonville, Florida. NextEra Energy announced that it plans to buy a significant portion of the modules from the facility over the next four years.

 

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Saudis, SoftBank Plan World's Largest Solar Project

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:02

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding to build a $200 billion solar power development that’s exponentially larger than any other project.

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Saudis, SoftBank Plan World's Largest Solar Project

Renewable Energy World - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:02

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Group Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding to build a $200 billion solar power development that’s exponentially larger than any other project.

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Swansea tidal lagoon project faces job cuts and downsizing

Guardian - Renewable Energy - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:10

Government funding delay for £1.3bn scheme may force firm to lay off staff within weeks

The £1.3bn Swansea tidal lagoon faces a major blow as the company behind the scheme braces for significant job cuts if UK and Welsh government talks on the project fail to yield a breakthrough.

Tidal Lagoon Power has waited for 15 months since an independent review backed the scheme as a “no regrets” source of clean and reliable energy.

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Company Profile

Renewable Energy World - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 20:41
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Company Profile

Renewable Energy World - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 20:40
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Why a Small Alberta Oil and Gas Town is Pursuing Geothermal Power

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:03

Like many towns across Alberta, the landscape around Hinton is a pincushion of oil wells. At the bottom of some of the deeper wells, temperatures can reach upwards of 120 degrees Celsius, and that geothermal heat could be about to spur the town on to its next energy windfall.

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Why a Small Alberta Oil and Gas Town is Pursuing Geothermal Power

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 17:03

Like many towns across Alberta, the landscape around Hinton is a pincushion of oil wells. At the bottom of some of the deeper wells, temperatures can reach upwards of 120 degrees Celsius, and that geothermal heat could be about to spur the town on to its next energy windfall.

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Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time in UK

Guardian - Renewable Energy - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 14:36

In 2017 Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also fell 3% as coal use dropped and renewables climbed

Windfarms and solar panels produced more electricity than the UK’s eight nuclear power stations for the first time at the end of last year, official figures show.

Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions also continued to fall, dropping 3% in 2017, as coal use fell and the use of renewables climbed.

Related: Subsidy-free renewable energy projects set to soar in UK, analysts say

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College in Maui Reaches for Net-Zero Status with Solar Plus Storage

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:10

The University of Hawai'i Maui College says it will be capable of generating 100 percent of its energy from on-site solar PV systems coupled with battery storage next year. The effort is part of a goal for the 10-campus UH system to be net-zero by 2035.

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College in Maui Reaches for Net-Zero Status with Solar Plus Storage

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 12:10

The University of Hawai'i Maui College says it will be capable of generating 100 percent of its energy from on-site solar PV systems coupled with battery storage next year. The effort is part of a goal for the 10-campus UH system to be net-zero by 2035.

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20K Solar Kits Headed to Africa for Off-Grid Power Support

Renewable Energy World - Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:24

Orange SA plans to distribute as many as 20,000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with U.K.-based renewable-energy firm BBOXX as an increasing number of companies seek to roll out off-grid solar power on the continent.

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