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Sun Investment Group Predicts Solar Power Will Help Reduce European Power Outages in Coming Years

October 11, 2018 - in Energy, News, Renewables

October 11, 2018. The European Commission recently announced that the Greek Island of Tilos will become the first Mediterranean island in the European Union to be autonomously powered by renewable energy thanks to an advanced Lithium ion battery system, which…

Renewable Energy Set for Boost in Spain As Government Suspends Controversial 7% Solar Power Tax

October 8, 2018 - in Energy, News, Renewables

The recently elected Spanish government is set to suspend the country’s controversial 7% solar tax, as it seeks to move towards renewables and lower…

50 US Schools Ready to ‘Go Solar’ to be “Buddied Up” with Schools Already Using Solar Energy

October 2, 2018 - in Energy, News, Renewables

WASHINGTON, D.C. – How do you encourage more schools to go solar when so many school administrators are unsure about the process, time frame and costs?…

SolarReserve Flags Heliostat Deal with Local Manufacturer for South Australian Project

September 19, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

An artist's impression of the Aurora plant to be built by SolarReserve in South Australia.    Global solar thermal company SolarReserve is working on a deal with Heliostat SA to build more than 12,800 tracking mirrors for its 150MW Aurora project…

SunShare Secures $11 Million in Construction and Term Financing

September 14, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

MICHAEL, Minn.  – SunShare, the nation’s pioneer in community solar, has secured $11 million in construction/term project financing from ANB Bank for the construction of 8.2 MWdc of community solar gardens in Minnesota. Construction has begun on the…

Solar Energy Might Become EU’s Fastest-Growing Energy Source by 2020 Due to Elimination of Tariffs on Imported Chinese Solar Panels

September 7, 2018 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Following the European Commission’s decision to lift trade tariffs on the import of solar panels from China, Europe’s energy experts have described the block’s decision to end the trade war with Beijing as a “watershed moment for European solar energy.”…

SunShare Launches 10 MWs of Community Solar Gardens in Colorado

September 4, 2018 - in Energy, News, Renewables

WATKINS, Colo. – SunShare, a leading community solar developer, announced the launch of the Imboden Solar Project with a solar panel-raising event that took place recently in Watkins, Colorado. The celebration featured U.S. Representative and Colorado gubernatorial…

Sanjeev Gupta to Build 280MW Solar Farm in South Australia

August 16, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

Details of a 280MW solar farm have been unveiled in South Australia as the first part of Sanjeev Gupta’s global GFG Alliance US$1 billion, one‐gigawatt dispatchable renewable energy program. The Cultana Solar Project in South Australia’s Upper Spencer…

Enwave Australia Wins Bid to Build Energy Network in Adelaide

August 1, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

An energy production and trading scheme designed for the Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide will incorporate one of Australia’s largest rooftop solar arrays to provide energy to businesses and homes within the growing precinct. The South Australian…

HDOT Adding More Than 4,200 Solar Panels at HNL Airport to Boost Sustainability

July 27, 2018 - in Energy, Renewables

HONOLULU – In a continuing effort to be environmentally friendly the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will install 4,260 new solar modules on the 7th floor of the Terminal 1 parking garage (formerly the Interisland Terminal). The solar modules…