Renewable energy microgrids can change the way that people on isolated islands and in remote communities live.
Tag: clean energy
Hawai’i has long, sunny days and the capability to produce lots of solar energy. Why, then, is solar production so contentious in Hawai’i?
A Solar-Plus-Storage Startup Focuses on Optimizing the Battery
Swell Energy’s EnergyShield combines rooftop solar and lithium-ion batteries from its partners, plus an energy management system.
Smart Home of the Future Taking Shape Today
Smart homes and buildings are soon to be the norm, but many people don’t see the value in them. It will take education for smart home technologies to become commonplace.
Closeup: Boulder, Colorado And The Five-Year Effort To Form An Electric Utility Drawing To A Close
Concerning those sometimes thorny challenges of municipalities threatening to form their own electric utility, UtilityDIVE has provided a comprehensive report on what appears to be a five-year municipalization fight between Boulder … [Read full article]
Ontario Now Accepting Micro-FiT Incentive Applications
Applications to the 2016 micro-FiT program in Ontario are now being accepted. As reported by pv-magazine, the Canadian province of Ontario would launch version 4.0 of its micro-FiT program, even … [Read full article]
The Last Stand Of Renewable Energy Subsidies?
The clean energy chorus now takes the stage as the pro and con arguments are being heard loud and clear for either maintaining or eliminating renewable energy subsidies. As reported … [Read full article]
Chile Reports Excess Solar Electricity
Chile is reported to have an oversupply of solar electricity — so much it is said to be giving away free solar electricity. This is a problem many cloudier nations … [Read full article]
After Beating Out Natural Gas Option, ENEL Green Power Solar Project Begins In Minnesota
Enel Green Power North America (EGNA), the local subsidiary of Italian utility Enel, has stated work is underway on Aurora, a distributed solar project in Minnesota, ruled by a judge … [Read full article]
Texas Republicans Like Clean Energy Reports New Survey
A majority of Texas Republicans say they favor using clean energy to generate electricity, concludes a survey conducted by the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC). This new TCEC survey reveals 85% … [Read full article]
World Bank Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy In New Climate Action Plan
World Bank’s new 30 GW climate action plan for renewable energy promises to have a timely international impact on global energy planning and production strategies. The World Bank Group unveiled … [Read full article]
14 US Mayors Sign Proclamation to Reduce Climate Risks
14 US mayors made a historic commitment last week to take action to reduce climate risks and protect the future of their communities. The Midwestern mayors, from St. Louis to … [Read full article]
IRENA 5-Year 100% Renewables Plan for “The Land of God”
Originally published on EdenKeeper.org A new IRENA report provides a 5-year plan for using Djibouti’s abundant renewable energy sources to solve the nation’s serious concerns regarding rising energy demand, limited … [Read full article]