Tagged Sustainable

Tigo’s Energy Intelligence system approved for financing by GoodLeap

By Kelsey Misbrener Tigo Energy announced that its Energy Intelligence (EI) residential solar solution has been added to the Approved Vendor List (AVL) for financial products at GoodLeap, a digital marketplace for sustainable solutions. “GoodLeap offers a simple digital financing solution for solar professionals to grow their business and increase conversion rates,” said Jing Tian,…

SunPower to establish residential solar sales channel in IKEA stores

By Kelly Pickerel SunPower announced it will offer residential solar and storage purchasing options through home furnishing store IKEA in the United States. “Home Solar with IKEA” is expect to launch in select California markets this fall. “At IKEA, we’re passionate about helping our customers live a more sustainable life at home. We’re proud to…

Construction underway on Idaho’s largest solar project

By Billy Ludt Construction has started on the 120-MW Jackpot Solar project in Twin Falls County, Idaho. This is Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions‘ first utility-scale solar project in Idaho, and once completed it is expected to be the largest in the state. Jackpot Solar is expected to achieve commercial operation by the end of 2022…

Duke Energy completes largest solar project in North Carolina county

By Billy Ludt Regional utility Duke Energy completed a 22.6-MW solar power plant in Surry County, North Carolina. The Stony Knoll Solar project is owned and operated by Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions (DESS). The project was selected in a competitive bidding process established by 2017’s solar legislation in North Carolina. Stony Knoll contains 76,600 panels…

Changing our view on wastewater networks!

By Nick Meeten It’s very clear that to get the planet onto a sustainable path, we need to wring every bit of potential out of the energy and resources we already have at our disposal, because we do not have the luxury of time to wait for a magic solution to appear. One of the…

International SAP Conference for Energy

By Richard Green As we progress through 2022, oil, gas, and energy suppliers are now looking beyond pandemic-related challenges to reinvent themselves by adopting long-term sustainable asset management strategies, transforming business models, committing to climate change, and optimizing their existing portfolios. As the industry commits to embracing the energy transition, this year’s conference agenda.. Click…

New model homes pair solar power with all-electric Ford F-150

By Billy Ludt National homebuilder PulteGroup has built a “living laboratory” to explore how homeowners will live in the not-so-distant future. Located in Fort Myers, Florida, PulteGroup has unveiled two model homes that are testing the latest, and in some cases, not yet commercially available, sustainable home technologies. These model homes are integrated with photovoltaic…

NextEra Energy 8-MW solar project powers Wisconsin state capital

By Billy Ludt Wisconsin utility Madison Gas and Electric‘s (MGE) latest solar array, the 8-MW Hermsdorf Solar Fields, is fully operational and delivers locally generated, sustainable energy to its distribution grid. The project in southeast Madison provides solar energy to the city and to the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) under MGE’s Renewable Energy Rider…

Qantas says long-haul electric flight still “several decades away”

By Sophie Vorrath Qantas CEO says electric powered long-haul aircraft still “several decades” from becoming a reality, as the airline focuses on sustainable fuels and carbon offsets. The post Qantas says long-haul electric flight still “several decades away” appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Solar panel cleaning innovation could save billions of gallons of water

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a method for cleaning solar panels that could potentially save billions of gallons of water. “The water footprint of the solar industry is mind boggling,” said MIT Professor of mechanical engineering Kripa Varanasi. “So, the industry has to be very careful…

No Quick Answer…

By Doug Houseman The Ukraine Invasion destabilized prices on many energy related commodities. China has quietly built a juggernaut in energy equipment and commodities. Unfortunately, China is supporting Russia in the Ukraine. Today the production of sustainable energy equipment that does not depend on Russia or China is less than 10% of global production (and…

ESG & Sustainable Finance

By Emma Wang LIVE ONLINE COURSE OVER 8 SESSIONS Commences: 4 – 21 April 2022 (7 – 10am GMT+0) www.infocusinternational.com/esg-sustainable-finance Overview There is no question the future of financial services is Sustainable Finance. Be it investment, lending and mortgages, be it private equity and trade finance – no asset class out there is untouched of…

BMW iX5 Hydrogen in final winter testing close to the Arctic Circle

By mmillikin The BMW iX5 Hydrogen (earlier post) is currently undergoing testing in extremely challenging winter weather conditions on public roads and at the BMW Group’s testing center in Arjeplog, northern Sweden. The integrated functional testing and validation of the fuel cell system, hydrogen tanks, peak power battery and central vehicle control unit have confirmed…

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