Thursday, 30 Jun 2022
The State of Rhode Island (RI) in the US has adopted the most ‘aggressive’ renewable energy standard among all other states by committing to offset all of its electricity with 100% renewable energy by 2033, said Governor Dan McKee after he signed the legislation to this effect.
Borrego Completes 96 MW Solar & 50 MW Storage Portfolio For AES & More From Solterra, LONGi, Leeward, RI
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022
Borrego’s solar and storage projects for AES complete; Solterra raises $10 million for 1 GW solar; US Court rules against Hanwha, says LONGi; Leeward constructing 200 MW solar project; Rhode Island’s 100% RE legislation moves forward.
Thursday, 28 Oct 2021
Berlin based non-profit think-tank Energy Watch Group (EWG) estimates a full supply with 100% renewable energy system with storage for Germany would already be economically competitive today, compared to the current energy system based on coal, natural gas and nuclear.
524 GW Technical Capacity Limit For Solar PV In Japan By 2050, Claims New Report By Renewable Energy Institute, Agora Energiewende & LUT University
Tuesday, 09 Mar 2021
A solely renewables based zero-carbon energy supply is possible for Japan, and affordable too enabling the country to achieve climate neutrality by 2050, as aimed by the government in October 2020 (see Japan Pledges Carbon Neutral Target By 2050).
ACWA Power Led Consortium To Provide 100% Renewable Energy With Solar Panels & Wind Power To Red Sea Project Under PPP Agreement With Red Sea Development Company To Provide Utilities Infrastructure For Luxury Tourism Property
Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020
The Um Rumah Island is one among over 90 islands as part of the Red Sea Project that will be powered by 100% renewable energy as the TRSDC has promised to deliver, contracting an ACWA Power led consortium to deliver the utilities infrastructure.
Solar PV Generation In Austria Must Increase By 11 TWh By 2030, Proposes Draft Renewable Expansion Law As Country Aims To Go 100% Renewable Energy Powered
Sunday, 20 Sep 2020
Austria’s Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler (in the picture) says with a 100% renewables target for the power sector by 2030 and climate neutrality by 2040, the country can mobilize up to €30 billion in investments and save around 10 million tonnes of CO2.
Extremadura Aiming For 100% Renewable Electricity Target By 2030 With 8 GW Solar PV & Other Renewables Under Proposed Climate Plan
Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020
Extremadura’s 100% renewable energy target to be achieved by 2030 under its proposed PEIEC is aligned with the federal Spanish targets and the European Green Deal, said region’s Minister for Ecological Transition and Sustainability Olga Garcia (in the picture).
64 MW Warwick Solar Farm Makes Queensland University ‘First’ University Globally To Be 100% Renewable Energy Powered From Own Assets
Sunday, 19 Jul 2020
With the 64 MW Warwick Solar Farm online, the University of Queensland now officially generates all its power from its own renewable energy assets, and the state government says it is the first university globally to do so.
Cities Of Sydney & Adelaide In Australia Switch Over To Being 100% Renewable Energy Powered With Effect From July 1, 2020
Sunday, 05 Jul 2020
After the City of Sydney committed to 100% renewable energy in October 2019, it has now made good on the promise with effect from July 1, 2020.
Trafigura Backed PASH Global Secured 25-Year PPA For Solar PV, Wind & Energy Storage Microgrid Grid Project For Saint Helena Island
Thursday, 04 Jun 2020
The island of Saint Helena has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a solar, wind and battery storage microgrid project, which PASH Global claims will make it one of the ‘greenest’ islands in the British Overseas Territories.
Indian President Sanctions Pilot Demonstration Solarisation Project For Sun-Temple Town Of Modhera In Gujarat With 6 MW Solar PV Capacity & 15 MWh Energy Storage
Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020
Solarisation of Modhera Sun-Temple Town project of the MNRE is being set up as a pilot demonstration project to show the feasibility of an entire village/town running on solar energy. Pictured is the Sun Temple of Modhera.
Green Mountain Power Targets 100% Carbon Free Energy Supply By 2025 & 100% Renewable Energy By 2030; Solar Currently Forms 1.7% Of Total Energy Mix
Saturday, 20 Apr 2019
In 2018, Green Mountain Power said it had around 30% of the energy supply coming from nuclear power, while the majority of it comes from hydro power.
Preparing For Uninterrupted Power Supply In Eventuality Of Coal & Oil-Fired Plants To Be Decommissioned By 2022 & 2024, Hawaiian Electric Companies Mull Renewables Resource Procurement Phase 2 Calling For Solar & Storage
Friday, 19 Apr 2019
HECO is targeting to have a 48% renewables share in its total energy mix by 2022. The second phase of the renewables resource procurement is aimed at helping the utility to meet this target.
Governor Ricardo Rossello Officially Approves 100% Renewable Energy Target For Puerto Rico To Be Achieved By 2050
Sunday, 14 Apr 2019
Senate Bill 1121 (SB 1121), which mandates Puerto Rico to opt for 100% renewable energy by 2050 and begins the end of coal power plants, has received green light from Governor Ricardo Rossello.
Flaunting 6.3 GW Wind & Solar PV Annual Project Pipeline, Australia On Track To Achieve 100% Renewable Energy Powered Grid By 2032, Says Australian National University; Govt Facilitation Needed For Storage Build Up
Monday, 11 Feb 2019
In 2019, in Australia new rooftop PV additions could exceed 2 GW while large-scale solar PV and wind farms look set to add another 4.3 GW, say ANU researchers, taking into account CER numbers.
Hawaiian Electric Companies Await Public Utilities Commission’s Approval For Solar Power Procurement From 7 Projects Of 262 MW With 1,048 MWh Of Energy Storage Capacity
Monday, 14 Jan 2019
Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) plans to procure clean solar power from 7 grid-scale solar power projects with 262 MW total capacity and 1,048 MWh of storage capacity. All of this energy storage capacity will provide 4 hours of electricity.
Washington DC Goes In For 100% Renewable Energy Target By 2032, & 10% Solar Carve-Out By 2041; Unanimously Approved Bill Now Awaits Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Signature
Friday, 21 Dec 2018
Washington DC is now first in line, ahead of other US states with 100% renewable energy targets, as it aims to achieve that level by 2032. Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to sign the bill.
California Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB100 Bill Into Law Setting California On Path To Achieve 100% Clean Energy & Issues Executive Order For Carbon Neutrality By 2045
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
Jerry Brown, the governor of California stressed on the important role that also energy storage and energy efficiency measures will play to achieve the 100% clean energy target by 2045 in his message to the California Senate on signing the SB100 bill.
With 10.4 GW Renewable Energy Installations Expected During 2018 & 2019, Australia Could ‘Comfortably’ Exceed Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target, According To Australian National University
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018
The above graph by Australian National University team shows completed or expected rooftop solar, large scale solar, wind and other generating capacity installed between 2016 and 2019 in Australia.
Denmark To Allocate 4.2 Billion DKK ($682 Million) For Joint Wind & Solar Power Auctions Under New Energy Policy
Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Denmark wants to phase out subsidies for renewables in the long term, which includes both solar and wind, according to its newly released energy policy. A first of series of solar/wind tenders will be launched in Sept.
India’s Central Electronics Limited @celbharat is soliciting proposals for the supply of 3 million multicrystalline solar cells, to be procured as 1.5 million of 4.68W and ... another 1.5 million as 4.63W power output each, under 2 separate tenders #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/tenders/company-tender-for-solar-cell-supply-in-india/
US solar tracker supplier @gamechangesolar is expanding its domestic annual production capacity to 14 GW, with the addition of a 6 GW tracker tube line at an undisclosed location ... in the Midwest that will start operations in February 2023 #solarpv #USA https://taiyangnews.info/business/usa-6-gw-solar-tracker-manufacturing-fab/
#India increases targeted share of non-fossil fuel-based energy resources in national power capacity to reach 50% by 2030, up from 40% in its Intended Nationally Determined ... Contribution, but wants ‘due share’ from international financial & tech resources https://taiyangnews.info/markets/indian-cabinet-approves-ndc-for-paris-agreement/
#Europe PV Snippets: @ChateauPurcari production site of Purcari Wineries in #Moldova gets #rooftop solar; @iberdrola to acquire 96 MW wind and solar in #Poland; NextEnergy signs ... contracts for 86 MW PV capacity UK; @X_Elio_ shares details of 15 MW win Japan https://taiyangnews.info/markets/europe-pv-news-snippets-35/
Leading Chinese #polysilicon producer Daqo New Energy has increased its 2022 annual production volume guidance after having achieved ‘better-than-expected’ operational ... performance in H1/2022 as Q2/2022 gross profit went up to $946.9 million #solarpv https://taiyangnews.info/business/daqo-new-energys-q2-2022-financial-results/