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Cleveland commits to 100% clean energy by 2050

By Michelle Froese This week, the City of Cleveland became the first municipality in Ohio to commit to 100% clean and renewable electricity. At Mayor Frank Jackson’s 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit, the city’s Office of Sustainability released the 2018 Climate Action Plan, which contains a goal of “100% of electricity demand from clean, renewable…

China Seeks To Achieve “Grid Price Parity” For Wind & Solar

By Joshua S Hill China is planning to increase efforts to ensure that the country’s wind and solar sectors can quickly compete without subsidies and achieve “grid price parity” alongside traditional energy sources like coal, according to new draft guidelines published earlier this month Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Cleveland commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2050

By Kelly Pickerel On Sept. 20, the City of Cleveland became the first municipality in Ohio to commit to powering itself with 100% clean and renewable electricity. At Mayor Frank Jackson’s 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit, the city’s Office of Sustainability released the 2018 Climate Action Plan, which contains a goal of “100% of electricity…

Aeterna Energy adds solar+storage system to California movie theater

By Kelsey Misbrener The iconic state-of-the art Mary Pickford Theatre today hosted a ”Flip the Switch” event, showcasing a self-sustaining Renewable Energy plant housed at this privately owned commercial property. Consisting of a 620-kW roof mounted solar system paired with a 1000 kw/hour energy storage plant, making the Mary Pickford Theatre the first of its…

POSITAL updates its compact IXARC incremental encoder series

By Michelle Froese Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has added angled housings as a design option to its IXARC incremental encoder series. Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced that its popular IXARC incremental encoders will be available with a special housing that features a cable entry angled at 45° to the device’s…

ING To Steer €500 Billion Portfolio Toward Paris Agreement Goals

By Joshua S Hill Dutch banking giant ING announced last week that it would begin to steer its €500 billion lending portfolio toward meeting the Paris Agreement well-below 2°C warming target, starting by committing to using science-based scenarios to direct its business strategy Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Electric Ratepayers Alliance sets sights on solar program fight in California’s Imperial Irrigation District

By Kelly Pickerel The California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA) has joined in supporting alongside the individuals and companies of the Electric Ratepayers Alliance. The nonprofit is advocating for ratepayer access to financially viable solar programs across the country. They join existing members SunPower, CED, Energy Toolbase, Renova Energy Corporation and Soligent. The stated mission…

SunSystem Technology partners with Heliolytics for advanced aerial inspection and O&M services

By Kelly Pickerel SunSystem Technology, a provider of commercial and utility-scale PV solar O&M services, announced a collaboration with Heliolytics, a global provider of solar PV aerial inspection services, to expand SST’s suite of technologically advanced customer services. Heliolytics is the global leader in aerial infrared inspections and analytics for PV systems, having serviced 15…

Indiana energy company considering switch from coal to renewables

By Michelle Froese Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc., is working on its future electric supply planning process. According to the company, recent analysis shows that the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five…

Webinar: Don’t Forget the Roof! – October 24

By Lisa Rosen Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2pm ET / 11am PT This presentation will detail out the structural and financial benefits of properly installed commercial PV systems. A general synopsis, from a roofing perspective, will be provided on the problems associated with traditional installations. Participants will receive an overview of commercial roof identification, attachment…

Effective Conferences On The Future Energy Grid: Future Grid Labs

By Jesper Berggreen Solarplaza has its roots in the solar industry. Since 2004 it has been organizing conferences and trade missions about different aspects of this industry. In the past 14 years, it has organized over 100 events in over 30 countries. From Solar Asset Management conferences in Tokyo, San Francisco, and Milan, to trade…

European Union & California Step Up Carbon Market Cooperation

By Joshua S Hill The European Union and the US State of California announced last week at the Global Climate Action Summit held in San Francisco their intention to strengthen their bilateral cooperation on carbon markets to maximize and leverage climate action Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

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