As reported by UtilityDIVE, California has approved an update to its distributed resource interconnection rules.
Pacific Gas & Electric has announced its Diablo Canyon nuclear plant will close. CleanTechnica reports the electricity provider for northern California has reached a deal with environmental and labor groups to close the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant and replace it with renewable energy + greater energy efficiency + energy storage.
As many celebrate the shuttering of coal-fired electricity generation facilities, a call for retraining this former energy workforce from coal to solar is opening the eyes of some.
German off-grid solar provider Mobisol has now installed over 50,000 systems in East Africa. The company estimates a quarter of a million people now receive sustainable electricity from its solar solutions, which is an incredible landmark in a growing markets of Tanzania and Rwanda, defined once as having little access to the electric grid.
Applications to the 2016 micro-FiT program in Ontario are now being accepted. As reported by pv-magazine, the Canadian province of Ontario would launch version 4.0 of its micro-FiT program, even though installation levels are significantly lower than those last year.
According to a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA), the PV recycling industry may be worth as much as $15 billion by 2050.
According to Bloomberg, Brazil has rejected requests from developers seeking more time to complete the country’s first large-scale solar farms.
India may soon launch its first-ever auction for wind energy projects as it plans to keep the investors interested even as some crucial financial incentives are set to expire by early next year.
As part of its ongoing reaction to the fallout of the diesel emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen Group recently revealed its new “TOGETHER — Strategy 2025” program.
El Salvador will conduct its second auction seeking to deploy 170 MW of renewable electricity. This follows an award of 100 MW of PV projects in its previous auction, even though no project are operational yet.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India has come out with most ambitious capacity addition target of 16,600 MW for renewables this fiscal year.
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) of Pakistan has published its proposed revisions to feed-in tariffs for solar electricity projects in two regions generating between 1-100MW of capacity.
This post is for the growing number of sustainability practitioners who happen to be interested in log homes, a sustainable building material.
India’s renewable energy targets will massive amounts of capacity added to the grid over a very short period of time.
The Indian government has increased the target to set up ultra mega solar power projects in an attempt to meet the monumental target of 100 GW operational solar power capacity by March 2022.
Solar auction bids in Zambia reached record low prices on Monday. According to pv-tech, this nation has set a new benchmark for low-cost solar electricity in Africa, posting a competitive auction under the ‘Scaling Solar’ program, which saw winning bids as low as 6.02 cents/kWh.
Originally published on Solar Love. These top 10 lists are a little peculiar sometimes because one might conclude that they are objective.
Originally published on CleanTechnica. The initial Cleantech Revolution Tour conference that we held in Berlin was a lot of fun, and the presentations were packed with interesting facts, figures, charts, and jokes.
Geothermal, wave and tidal power technologies have been ignored by the Indian government’s ambitious plans for renewable energy capacity expansion.
Con Edison and SunPower will team up to pilot a “virtual power plant” program by offering solar power systems with battery storage to more than 300 New York homeowners.