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In a December 2011 interview, Clean Power Finance CEO Nat Kreamer told GTM his company started selling financing for solar systems in April 2011 and by August of that year was financing, with some 800 solar industry customers and “a handful” of financial partners, “more than a million dollars a day of residential power purchase agreements [...]
The latest data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that non-hydro renewable sources of electricity have grown significantly since Barack Obama took office. In the last year of the Bush administration, non-hydro renewable sources accounted for 3.06% of the nation’s electrical generation. This was equivalent to an average monthly output of 10,508 gigawatthours. [...]
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China recently enacted a prioritized examination program for invention patent applications directed to a number of technology areas, including several categories of green technologies (see the translated program administrative measures here). The new fast track, which launched August 1st, is open to applications directed to energy saving and environmental protection inventions, [...]
Almost every state in the country has net metering laws on the books. But only a few states allow a lesser-known policy that is critical for the expansion of distributed renewables, particularly community-scale solar— that’s aggregate, virtual, or group net metering. And there are a lot of good reasons to want to see its expansion. [...]
Indonesia is supporting its renewable energy agenda with updated incentives for geothermal projects and a new manufacturing plant to advance the country’s solar program. The island nation ranks third among the world’s top greenhouse gas polluters primarily because of carbon emissions related to deforestation for palm oil and peatland degradation. Renewables account for just 5-6% of the country’s [...]
San Antonio, Texas-based Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and two groups of partners received a total of $12.3 million for two unique projects designed at improving concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. One is to develop a supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) hot gas turbo-expander for CSP, the other to develop a CSP combustor for a hybrid gas [...]
It’s a bright week for the solar industry when two major retail chains announce their support of solar energy initiatives, so much so that they’re winning awards and setting new solar records! The international home products company IKEA recently reported its fourth solar PV installation in just one week, more than the store has ever achieved [...]
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