solar power

Solar energy china

Solar power now cheaper than grid electricity in China

That’s according to a new study led by researchers at Sweden’s Mälardalen University, and published in the journal Nature, which notes that subsidy-free solar projects could now be built in most Chinese cities at a significantly cheaper price than coal, hydropower, nuclear and other grid-fed generation-sources.
Corporate energy transition

RE100 not on track for 2030 corporate clean energy transition says...

Global corporate clean energy initiative RE100, who’s membership is comprised of companies targeting a 100% transition to renewable energy for corporates globally, will need to acquire an extra 189TWh of green power by 2030 in order to meet programme targets.
Agrivoltaic

A new crop – world’s energy needs can be powered by...

If less than 1% of agricultural land was converted to solar panels, it would be sufficient to fulfill global electric energy demand - report
Thailand renewable

Thailand to boost floating solar on hydro dams

Floating solar specialists Ciel&Terre and SCG have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop floating PV systems which will be based on hydroelectric dams in Thailand.
Oklahoma renewable

WFEC signs PPA with Next Era for mixed renewables/storage project

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative entered into a power purchase agreement with a unit of NextEra Energy Resources for a combined wind, solar and energy storage project.
victoria solar

Victoria’s Solar Homes programme leaves solar businesses stranded

Urgent action is required in the Australian state of Victoria’s Victorian Solar Homes programme, or large numbers of small business in the state are likely to go bankrupt in the months to come, according to the country’s Clean Energy Council.
Fortnite

Global gaming sensation Fortnite embraces solar – yes, Fortnite

The global online gaming sensation is an notorious online escape from the 'day-to-day', offering a world packed with weapons, power-ups, and now, solar panels!
energy markets

Canada launches first utility-scale microgrid system

North Bay Hydro Services has partnered with smart grid solutions firm S&C Electric Company to launch Canada’s first utility Scale microgrid system.
Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House goes renewable

the Sydney Opera House, has signed a power purchase agreement with local energy provider Flow Power.
solar powered cars

Toyota to live-trial solar-powered cars on Japan’s roads

Toyota, Sharp Corporation, and NEDO have embarked on a pilot project to test solar powered cars in Japan through the end of this month.

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