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Does The Renewable Energy Wave Include Shell & BP?

By Guest Contributor The electric car world stops when Tesla shareholder calls happen, but another significant development occurred in late January when Shell New Energies US, LLL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell, acquired Greenlots, an electric car charging software and hardware company. The acquisition raises questions about fossil-fuel companies and their approach with the electric…

Cleantech Venture Capital Is Back

By [email protected] After a multiyear downturn, cleantech venture capital investments are back on the upswing. According to year-end numbers from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, venture and private equity investments into the sector grew 127 percent over the previous year in 2018, amounting to $9.2 billion. That is the highest total since 2010. Years after venture…

How Utilities Can Swap Coal Debt For Clean Energy Equity

By Energy Innovation By Ron Lehr, former Chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and a consultant to Energy Innovation’s power sector transformation team.Relative economics between coal and renewables have irreversibly shifted toward clean energy, leading a wave of states including Colorado, Missouri, and New Mexico to consider how they can quickly move beyond coal…

Oregon Clean Energy Jobs Bill Could Become An Economic Engine And A Decarbonization Catalyst

By Energy Innovation 2018’s “Green Wave” election has set the stage for Oregon to lead the United States on climate action in 2019 by enacting statewide cap-and-trade legislation and accelerating complementary policy in its biggest energy-consuming sectors.Governor Kate Brown focused on climate action in her re-election campaign, and legislative leaders have added momentum to the…..

Corporate clean energy buying surge hit new record in 2018

By Michelle Froese Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2018, shattering the previous record set in 2017. Highlights included a wave of smaller corporate energy buyers aggregating their purchases, and the first corporate clean energy power purchase agreements (in markets such as Poland). BloombergNEF (BNEF) finds…

NSW approves 60MW solar farm for Narrabri South

By Sophie Vorrath New South Wales waves through 60MW Narrabri South Solar Farm being developed by Canadian Solar in the state’s north. The post NSW approves 60MW solar farm for Narrabri South appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Global Warming Might Be Making Waves Stronger

By Joshua S Hill A new study published in the journal Nature Communications has revealed an as-yet-unseen consequence of climate change, wherein the energy of ocean waves have been increasing around the world caused by widespread ocean warming, which could potentially create further repercussions from coastal change and flooding, and the larger threat of sea…

Tesla Solar Panels VS Traditional Rooftop Solar Panel

By Ryan Austin Are Tesla solar panels and solar tiles worth the additional cost? Tesla began preparations to produce their Tesla solar panels and solar tiles way back in 2016 and they’ve continually made waves in the solar industry and the society at large for their unique solar tiles. In early 2018, Tesla finally began…

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