The Latest News and Editorials on the Solar Industry

Google Achieves 100% Renewable Energy Target

Google announced recently that its renewable energy purchases have met and even exceeded the amount of electricity used in its operations in 2017. Presently, it holds contracts to purchase 3 gigawatts of output from renewable energy projects. These contracts have led to more than $3 billion in new capital investment around the world. Google’s total […]

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Australia: Energy (Battery) Storage of 1.4 GW added in 2017

A recent research shows that Australia’s energy storage market has tripled in 2017. While cumulative global energy storage additions reached 1.4 GW and 2.3 GWh in 2017. Australia added more stored power capacity than any other nation last year, with 246 MW. This total comprised a tripling of the country’s residential storage space, which continues […]

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Is your home a Green Home yet? If it isn’t, why not?

A quick Wiki search would easily define the term, ‘zero net energy building’ which simply means, “the total amount of energy used by the building on an annual basis is roughly equal to the amount of renewable energy created on the site, or in other definitions by renewable energy sources elsewhere.” According to New Buildings Institute, “the number […]

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What would happen if TNB has a rival utility company?

It seems that every other day, we are bombarded with ‘breaking news’ of the best technological advances in the solar energy industry and from the RE industry as a whole. Remember the time where we had a war between the best solar panel efficiency for a couple of weeks (or days) on end? Although all […]

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Energy Storage is the glue in RE sustainability

Saturday, 07 November 2015: Just very recently, Invenergy LLC announced the start of commercial operations for its Beech Ridge Energy Storage project in Rupert, West Virginia (Greenbrier County). This site is home to 31.5 MW capacity of energy storage and further complements the company’s 100.5 MW wind evergy facility at Charleston. According to Kris Zadlo, Senior Vice President of […]

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