Archive | January 2018

A major university just went all in on solar power

A major Australian university is set to achieve carbon neutrality on its energy use and will have all of its energy needs met by solar photovoltaics (solar PV). The University of New South Wales (UNSW) announced Monday that it had entered into a … #solarpower #solarpanels #solar #energy

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China Leads World’s Renewable Energy Investment

Chinese solar manufacturers account for about 60 percent of global solar cell production, while major Chinese wind energy companies, including the world’s largest wind power developer, continued to expand abroad. In the hydropower sector, large Chinese … #renewableenergy #china #cleanenergy #energy

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Saudi Arabia Plans Up to $7 Billion of Renewable Energy Projects This Year

The Saudi projects this year will include 3.3 gigawatts of solar photovoltaic power and 800 megawatts of wind, Al Shehri said. Winning bidders will cover financing costs while the government guarantees to buy power produced from the projects over 25 … #renewableenergy #climatechange #renewableenergysources

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Germany shows how shifting to renewable energy can backfire …

Christmas Eve in Germany brought an extra bit of joy to some — utilities paid customers to use electricity rather than the other way around. When there is too much supply, those producing the power will pay others to use it. This phenomenon of … #renewableenergy #renewableenergysources #cleanenergy

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