There happens to be a bunch of extra clean electricity now being fed to the grid, the renewable kind we like to applaud — generated from sources like wind and rooftop solar.
National governments gathered in Istanbul this week to work on the first World Humanitarian Summit, an outgrowth of last year’s international climate change conference and the UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals.
As reported by UtilityDIVE, a dozen New York lawmakers have introduced a bill aimed at codifying Gov.
In an agreement announced this week by Total and SunPower, Chile’s Metro de Santiago is ready to feature the world’s first metro to run on solar electricity.
According to the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA), poor households in Asia and Africa saved some $3.4 billion based on the rapid uptake of solar lighting.
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued draft guidelines for the installation of onshore wind energy turbines.
A new report shows how the combination of solar and storage could save residents of multifamily affordable rental housing thousands on electricity bills.
The UK-based firm PolySolar recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its first solar photovoltaic system outfitted bus stop in the UK — a 2.8 kilowatt bus stop located in Canary Wharf, in London.
Home Energy Africa, which specializes in the development and sales of renewable energy products for businesses, governments, and residential homes in Africa, has obtained a $705,000 grant from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for the development of a solar PV power generation project in Ghana.
Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance has called upon the government to increase the share of renewable energy in power generation sector and move away from coal-based power technology.
India may soon have a green bank which shall enable easy access to cheap international funding for its ambitious renewable energy targets.
The UK government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Kenya to strengthen cooperation in the renewable energy sector.
Following a recent gubernatorial veto on a solar bill, the Portland Press Herald has reported large-scale solar generation projects are being reviewed or delayed because legislation to make them more financially viable is absent.
Argentina has opened its first auction for the acquisition of renewable electricity. According to pv magazine, Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has announced the opening of an auction for 1 GW of renewable energy capacity.
The Solar Foundation has announced being selected by the US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to lead a nationwide solar energy training program for former military members, Solar Ready Vets.
For those wanting to assemble additional renewable energy factoids, California and Arizona are leading the country in most solar panel installations, while California, Texas, and Colorado head up the list for which states offer the most in the way of monetary incentives.
Planning for growing solar development in India has received a solid boost from the World Bank, following board approval of a $625 million loan to support India’s grid connected rooftop solar program to generate clean energy.
Karnataka is set to become the latest Indian state to revise solar power target in line with the central government’s target of 8% share of solar power in national power consumption by 2022.
Concerning the four largest utilities in Germany, renewable electricity is gaining a larger share of the pie in comparison to conventional energy generation.
The top science & conservation jobs for this week include listings for a forest restoration scientist, a senior aquatics science technician, a wildlife technician, a digital engagement manager at a conservation organization, and more.