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EDF Energies Nouvelles has 900MW of solar projects under construction
PV-Tech • Mark Osborne
Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver
Greentech Media • Mike Mendelsohn
Inox Wind wins rights to develop 200MW wind capacity in India
Energy Business Review
Sonnedix adds twelve Spanish plants as global portfolio tops 700MW
PV-Tech • John Parnell
100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality
CleanTechnica • The Beam
1st “Gas Free” Suburb In Australian Capital Territory, Part Of 100% Renewable Energy Goal
CleanTechnica • Giles Parkinson
Soltec to supply 46MW of PV trackers to Yingli Chile project
PV-Tech • Tom Kenning
EDF signals renewables 'acceleration' as wind and PV output surges
Recharge • Andrew Lee
India needs more "clean coal" investors: Global coal body
The Economic Times of India
ANL: life-cycle water consumption of fuel cell vehicles can be cut in half compared to that of conventional ICE vehicles
Green Car Congress • Mmillikin
 
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Construction, EDF Renewable Energy
EDF Energies Nouvelles has 900MW of solar projects under construction
PV-TechMark Osborne
Renewables firm EDF Energies Nouvelles has 1.9GW of renewable energy projects under construction in 2018, which includes 900MW of solar projects, according to parent company EDF in its annual financial report. EDF Energies Nouvelles was reported to have increased its renewable power...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
Expanding Solar in Low-Income Communities: Lessons From Denver
Greentech MediaMike Mendelsohn
Expanding the solar market to lower-income individuals and the businesses and nonprofits that serve them remains a top priority for the solar industry. They key is to figure out how. Historically, participation in the solar economy has primarily been enjoyed by homeowners...
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Renewable Energy, Solar Industry
Inox Wind wins rights to develop 200MW wind capacity in India
Energy Business Review
Inox Wind has won rights to develop 200MW of wind capacity in India after prevailing in an auction held by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The bid was won at a fixed price of Rs2.44/unit for 25 years. This win enhances...
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Solar Industry
Sonnedix adds twelve Spanish plants as global portfolio tops 700MW
PV-TechJohn Parnell
Independent power producer Sonnedix acquired twelve PV plants in Spain shortly before the end of 2017. The company has confirmed the deal for projects with a total installed capacity of 46.7MW. Sonnedix claims to be the largest solar PV player in Spain,...
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Cleantech, Coal Industry
100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality
CleanTechnicaThe Beam
By Hans-Josef Fell, Energy Watch Group, and Prof. Dr. Christian Breyer, Lappeenranta University of Technology Last year, Costa Rica beat its own record. The Central American country ran 300 days on electricity generated solely from renewable energy. Following the steps of Norway...
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Auto Industry, Cleantech
1st “Gas Free” Suburb In Australian Capital Territory, Part Of 100% Renewable Energy Goal
CleanTechnicaGiles Parkinson
The Australian Capital Territory is to trial its first “gas-free” suburb as part of the next step in its push for 100% renewable energy in the nation’s capital. The ACT is expected by 2020 to have commissioned enough wind and solar farms...
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Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy
Soltec to supply 46MW of PV trackers to Yingli Chile project
PV-TechTom Kenning
Soltec is supplying trackers to four Yingli solar PV power plants totalling 46MW, located in the outskirts of Copiapó, in the Atacama Desert, Chile. The four plants, named Malaquita, Cachiyuyo, Valle Solar Este, and Valle Solar Oeste have 11.5MW capacity each and...
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Oceans, Solar Industry
EDF signals renewables 'acceleration' as wind and PV output surges
RechargeAndrew Lee
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Climate Change, Coal Industry
India needs more "clean coal" investors: Global coal body
The Economic Times of India
NEW DELHI: India needs to do more to attract foreign investment in technologies that can cut emissions from burning coal, a global coal trade association said on Friday, given that the fuel will be a main source of electricity in the country...
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Auto Industry, Biofuels
ANL: life-cycle water consumption of fuel cell vehicles can be cut in half compared to that of conventional ICE vehicles
Green Car CongressMmillikin
The life-cycle water consumption of fuel cell electric vehicles using hydrogen produced from natural gas with steam methane reforming is almost 50% less than the life-cycle water consumption of conventional internal combustion engine vehicles using gasoline, according to a study by researchers...
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