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A Surprisingly Strong Year For Solar In Australia

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill Despite initial assumptions that 2016 would be a poor year for solar development in Australia, new research from an Australian solar consultancy highlights several trends which show 2016 was nevertheless a record-breaking year for solar. SunWiz, an Australian solar consultancy, published its 2016 Year In Review report this […]

February 16th

Sunrun Partners With National Grid In US Solar Partnership

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill The largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, Sunrun, has partnered with international utility National Grid in a “multifaceted partnership” which includes a $100 million investment towards owning 200 megawatts of residential solar assets. On Tuesday, Sunrun announced the partnership with National Grid, one of […]

February 9th

New York Governor Cuomo Announces $360 Million For 11 New Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week, in the same speech where he pledged to back offshore wind, to award $360 million in funding to 11 separate large-scale renewable energy projects. Last week we reported on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech, in which he […]

February 9th

China Installed 34 Gigawatts Of New Solar PV In 2016, Says NEA

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill China’s National Energy Administration has claimed the country installed a fantastic 34.2 gigawatts of new solar PV in 2016, up significantly on expert predictions. According to several reports translating an announcement from the Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA), China connected 34.24 gigawatts (GW) of new solar PV capacity […]

February 9th

The Totally Insane Carbon Bubble

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan As the cleantech transition speeds up, many of us are jumping for joy. Trump may be king of tweetland, but he and his oil & gas buddies can’t stop renewables or electric robotaxis. They know that. Their goals are pretty clear, though: pump up the carbon bubble as much […]

February 9th

Renewable Electricity Generation Surpassing Monthly Levels In 2016

New figures from the US Energy Information Administration show that renewable electricity generation is surpassing levels from previous years in every month of 2016 so far, which comes as no surprise given that renewable energy dominated. According to the new figures provided by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), based on data through June, “Renewable electricity generation has […]

August 28th

Solar Prices Dropped Again In USA, 5–12% Lower In 2015

Originally published on CleanTechnica. Two new studies conducted by Berkeley Labs have concluded that the median installed price of solar in the United States fell by 5% to 12% in 2015. The conclusions are part and parcel of the latest editions of two recurring “state of the market” reports published by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence […]

August 25th

SunPower Unveils New Solar Products & Low-Key 2016 Guidance

Following in the wake of a respectable Q3 financial earnings report, US solar manufacturer SunPower has revealed a new line of solar panels and low-key financial guidance for 2016. SunPower announced its third quarter earnings late-October, revealing the continuing efforts of its new business focus, that of retaining assets rather than selling them. Specifically, SunPower […]

November 13th

Better Than Expected Third Quarter For Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar has reported a better than expected third quarter, with increased revenue and solar module shipments. The Canadian-based solar power company published its third quarter earnings report on Tuesday, revealing a quarter made up of 1,198 MW worth of solar module shipments, of which a total of 1,150 MW was recognized in revenue. This […]

November 11th