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  • Freak weather events pose new risk to India's renewables goals July 19, 2019
    India’s ambitious plan to take the leadership position among nations as one of largest producers of renewable energy may have run into some unfavorable weather. […]
  • GE sells solar-business stake to BlackRock July 18, 2019
    General Electric Co. agreed to sell a majority stake in a solar-energy business to BlackRock Inc., giving the investment giant footing in a growing market as the ailing manufacturer shifts its focus elsewhere. […]
  • Long-term financing for solar is possible and critical for supporting continued industry growth July 15, 2019
    Installed solar capacity in the United States exceeded 10 GW for the third year in a row in 2018, and the pace of growth is expected to continue. The first quarter of 2019 was the strongest in the history of the U.S. solar market, according to a recent report from Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. Yet inefficient and costly project financing inhibits many solar developers from tapping into the market’s tr […]
  • Wednesday webcast to reveal what's new about POWERGEN 2019 in NOLA July 12, 2019
    Clarion Energy’s Teresa Hansen, vice president of global content, for a webcast Wednesday  will be making some important announcements regarding this year’s event in New Orleans. Hansen also will offer key details on content, the exhibit floor and resources available to attendees. […]
  • 75 MW of community solar coming to Illinois in Ameren, ComEd territories July 11, 2019
    Arlington, VA based Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) announced that it will acquire 11 projects from Pivot Energy in Illinois totaling 29 MWs, increasing SRE’s portfolio of community solar projects in the state to more than 20. […]
  • Driven by China, global investment in clean energy falls July 11, 2019
    Worldwide investments in clean energy projects have hit a six-year low. […]
  • Utility partners with climate experts on new carbon emission goals July 11, 2019
    Community stakeholders and climate experts from the University of Arizona are helping Tucson Electric Power to build an energy portfolio that supports reliable, affordable and increasingly sustainable service over the next 15 years. […]
  • POWERGEN India 2020 to support energy transition in India July 10, 2019
    Clarion Energy & iTEN Media announce the launch of POWERGEN India 2020 co-located with Indian Utility Week & DISTRIBUTECH India […]
  • FERC revises three-year forecast to reflect rapid growth of renewable energy July 8, 2019
    According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), within the past month, the agency has dramatically revised its three-year forecast for changes in the U.S. electrical generating capacity mix. Sharp declines are foreseen for fossil fuels and nuclear power while accompanied by even stronger growth in renewable energy (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) than earlier projec […]
  • Natural Gas beat coal in the US. Will renewables and storage beat gas? July 8, 2019
    In April 2019, in the heart of coal country, Indiana regulators rejected a proposal by its electric and gas utility, Vectren, to replace baseload coal plants with a new $900 million, 850 megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant. Regulators were concerned that with the dramatic decline in the cost of renewable energy, maturation of energy storage and rapidly changing customer demand, such a major gas plant investment could become a stranded, uneconomic a […]