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6 MW Wärtsilä Energy Storage System Demonstrates Phased Increase of Renewable Energy Penetration on the Island of Bonaire

June 20, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

The technology group Wärtsilä has commissioned its 6 MW / 6 MWh energy management and storage system project for its customer ContourGlobal Bonaire on the Caribbean island of Bonaire. With Phase One complete, the island no longer has to curtail wind resources.…

Political Inaction on Sustainable Energy Policies to Blame for Lack of Progress on UN Climate & Development Goals

June 18, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 – Paris: Renewable energy is increasingly powering the world, but erratic policy making is holding the sector back from its potential…

11 Million People Employed in Renewable Energy Worldwide in 2018

June 17, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the…

Welcome to Zero Island

June 13, 2019 - in Energy, Renewables, Video

Neste’s Zero Island project cuts emissions on Lidö by 78%. Sweden is aiming to become climate neutral by 2045. However, it has been estimated by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that we may have as little as twelve years to tackle…

Poland’s Renewable Drive Praised for Contributing to “Exceptional Year” for European Solar Energy

June 12, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Despite its modest progress in terms of solar energy, the Polish government and the country’s adoption of renewables has been praised for its contribution to what has been described as “an exceptional year” for solar energy in the European Union. It…

Making Solar and Renewable Energy Job Opportunities Available to Low Income Americans

June 6, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

New Columbia Solar (NCS), a clean energy company based in the District’s Ward 5,  is now a  partner to the Solar for All Program operated by the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU).   Partnership will increase renewable energy access, jobs …

Falling Renewable Power Costs Open Door to Greater Climate Ambition

May 30, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Renewable power is the cheapest source of electricity in many parts of the world already today, the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows. The report contributes to the international…

New Columbia Solar Partners with DCSEU on Solar For All

May 30, 2019 - in Energy, Renewables

New Columbia Solar (NCS), a clean energy company based in the District’s Ward 5,  is now a  partner to the Solar for All Program operated by the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU).   NCS builds and operates solar energy systems on rooftops…

Solar Project Racks up 50 Farms in South Australia

May 27, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

A renewable energy project that started as a way to provide extra income for grape and citrus growers has built its 50th small-scale solar farm in South Australia. Renmark-based Yates Electrical Services began its Red Mud Green Energy project three years ago…

CellCube to Bring Grid Scale Vanadium Battery to South Australia

May 17, 2019 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Renewables firm Pangea Energy and vanadium battery producer CellCube have signed on to build a 50MW storage system alongside a solar farm in South Australia. Construction of the 50MW/200MWh grid-scale battery is expected to begin before the end of the year,…