Daily Archives: July 3, 2019

Is the AEMC reinventing the wheel to solve a simple problem?

By David Leitch AEMC is proposing a series of complicated rule changes to solve what most see as a simple problem – and it risks an unknown impact on the electricity market. The post Is the AEMC reinventing the wheel to solve a simple problem? appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more…

Connecticut seeking input on draft solicitation for offshore wind

By Michelle Froese A meeting of the Commission on Environmental Standards will also be held on July 10 at 10am ET at DEEP’s office. Learn more by reading the RFP draft. Connecticut recently signed into legislation a bill that supports offshore wind capacity for the state. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) planned…

Vestas wins multiple U.S. wind deals

By Michelle Froese All of the project are expected to be in service in 2020. Vestas recently received three U.S.wind-turbine orders for two undisclosed customers. The first order is for 454 MW of the company’s V120-2.2 MW turbines. This contract includes supply and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a 10-year service agreement that’s…

World’s largest single solar project now operational in Abu Dhabi

By Joshua S Hill Mammoth 1.17 GW Noor Abu Dhabi solar park, claimed as the world’s largest single solar project – and one of the cheapest – has entered commercial operation. The post World’s largest single solar project now operational in Abu Dhabi appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

MidAmerican provided 51.4% renewables to Iowa customers in 2018

By Michelle Froese MidAmerican Energy Company provided its Iowa customers with 51.4% of their energy from renewable sources last year, the Iowa Utilities Board verified in an order filed last week. The number reflects the amount of renewable generation, as a percent of total retail energy delivered, that MidAmerican Energy provided to its customers in…

Tesla beats electric vehicle delivery record, boosts stock by 7%

By Bridie Schmidt Tesla has achieved its goal to beat its previous quarterly delivery record, reporting 95,200 electric vehicles delivered by end of June – 72,531 of which were Model 3s. The post Tesla beats electric vehicle delivery record, boosts stock by 7% appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

W.A. residential solar PPA trial a big hit with home buyers

By Sophie Vorrath An Australia-first housing development trial offering drastically reduced daytime power costs through a residential solar PPA has seen 90% uptake from new home buyers. The post W.A. residential solar PPA trial a big hit with home buyers appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Biting the energy bullet.

By Jim Baird To “bite the bullet” is to endure a painful or otherwise unpleasant situation that is seen as unavoidable. The phrase was first recorded by Rudyard Kipling in his 1891 novel The Light that Failed. The paper Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 °C climate target recently published in the journal Nature…

Back on the summer grind

By Sarah Spaugh Hello again from the depths of our garage! The team is 3 weeks into our summer break and fully running on Stanford time – which is to say that we started off a little behind, and deadlines are approaching, but the crew has been having a great time putting in the long…

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC deal by 6-9 months 

By Matt Chester OPEC actions to continue oil production cuts provide insight into the thinking of the world’s oil producers, and how perilous they still see potential price movements Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

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