Daily Archives: October 12, 2018

SolarEdge To Acquire Energy Storage Company Kokam

By Joshua S Hill Israel-based smart energy and inverter company SolarEdge announced on Thursday its intention to acquire battery manufacturer Kokam in a deal expected to be worth approximately $88 million Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Japan To Add 17 Gigawatts Of New Solar By End Of 2020

By Joshua S Hill Growth in Japan’s solar power sector is predicted to slow over the coming decade, according to a new analysis from the Fitch Group, but not before the industry adds 17 gigawatts (GW) worth of new solar capacity between the end of 2017 and the end of Read Full Article Here For…

Weatherwatch: the UK’s climate is ideal for renewable energy

By Paul Brown Britain is a leader in offshore wind but lacks political will to invest in other emerging technologiesA maritime climate with wind, sun and waves and an island surrounded by shallow seas with a high tidal range makes the UK probably the best-placed country in the world to take advantage of renewable energy.Britain…

Minnesota Splits Difference On Residential Community Solar Incentive

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent In the wake of a Minnesota Public Utilities Commission decision to add an incentive to attract residential customers to the state’s booming community solar program, neither side – the utility or solar advocates – were particularly happy. On the one hand, the utility argued the incentive was…

40% Of China’s Coal Plants Are Losing Money, Reports Carbon Tracker

By Joshua S Hill Two-fifths of China’s coal power plants are losing money according to a new “revolutionary” satellite-based methodology designed to assess climate risk from fossil fuel plants launched this week by Carbon Tracker, which also showed that plant owners could save nearly $390 billion by closing plants in line with the Paris Climate…

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