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Global Solar PV Demand Grows For 10th Straight Year, 2017 Will Be Bigger

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Adam Johnston Firm growth from China will help boost overall global PV demand for the 10th consecutive year, according to a recent report from IHS. IHS Technology Senior Analyst Josefin Berg said Chinese feed-in tariff (FIT) cuts from last September have created higher-than-projected 4th quarter growth. Berg notes global capacity additions reaching 77 […]

February 12th

3 Ways Donald Trump’s Climate Approach Is A US Economic Disaster

Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]

February 12th

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

US Solar Presence Could Double For Kyocera

Kyocera wants to expand its sales in the United States, and sees opportunities in the residential solar and energy storage markets. Sales for the company fell recently in Japan, forcing the company to look at expanding into the United States. “There is growing need for energy storage in the US residential market,” said Kyocera president Goro […]

November 9th

First Solar Celebrates 529 MW Raft Of Orders

First Solar has announced three separate orders that, when added up, total 529 MW of power purchase agreements and thin film solar modules. On the same day that the global solar PV company released its third quarter earnings report, First Solar also revealed these three separate project announcements. First of all is an order for […]

October 30th

United States Connected 487 MW Of Large Solar & Wind To The Grid In August

The United States connected a total 487 MW of wind and utility-scale solar capacity to the national grid in August, according to new figures released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) released its latest Energy Infrastructure Update for August (PDF) this past week, in which the governmental agency revealed that of all new electricity generation […]

September 29th