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Study finds 10% solar energy generation could save Pennsylvania $619 million yearly

By Billy Ludt A new report commissioned by renewables developer Community Energy finds that transitioning 10% of Pennsylvania’s electric generation to solar would decrease the state’s wholesale electric costs by $619 million annually. Making that transition would cost less than half that amount, and would lower wholesale electricity prices across the multi-state utility power grid,…

New Renault ZOE: increased range, greater performance, enhanced tech

By Blagojce Krivevski With increased power and range, a host of technological improvements and distinctive new looks, the New Renault ZOE is more desirable than ever. The launch of the third generation of Renault’s flagship vehicle in its 100% electric range is a major milestone in Renault’s commitment to large scale electric vehicle development. Seven…

Brown coal generators rated least reliable in the country: report

By Michael Mazengarb Victoria is home to 20% of the main grid’s coal and gas generation capacity, but is the source of 35% of all power station outages. The post Brown coal generators rated least reliable in the country: report appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Energy company files challenge to Hegins Twp. zoning ordinance #PA

By National Wind Watch Clean Air Generation LLC has filed a substantive validity challenge to Hegins Township’s zoning ordinance. Although no project has been proposed, the Scranton-based renewable energy company is considering developing a wind energy farm on Rausch Creek property in an S-3 special purpose mining zone. “We read the zoning and saw a…

Bill seeks to expand master limited partnerships to renewable energy #USA

By National Wind Watch Lawmakers have reintroduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would give clean energy projects access to a tax advantage currently available for fossil fuel projects. U.S. Sens. Chris Coons, D-Del., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., and Ron Estes, R-Kan., call the Financing Our Energy Future Act a…

Calyxo improves efficiency of CdTe thin-film module to 16.5%

By Kelly Pickerel German thin-film solar panel manufacturer Calyxo TS Solar GmBH has reached a module efficiency of 16.5% and panel output of 118 W with its latest solar panel generation. This is a small increase over the 15.4% efficiency and 111-W output reached in January this year. Calyxo said this new efficiency rating is…

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