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Global Energy Storage to Double Six Times by 2030, Matching Solar’s Spectacular Rise
Greentech Media • Jeff St. John
Embattled former PUC chief Peevey resurfaces with a green energy book
Los Angeles Times • Ivan Penn
Can a spreadsheet help crack the climate challenge? These Harvard students hope so.
Global Post • Pri's The World
Why the Bifurcation of an Industry’s Supply and Demand is Bad for Everyone
Renewable Energy World
MIT Researchers Develop A New Heat Storage Battery In The Laboratory
CleanTechnica • Steve Hanley
Trump Says US ‘Will No Longer Tolerate’ Trade Abuses, as ITC Delivers Solar Tariff Report
Greentech Media • Julia Pyper
China Aims To Plug Renewable Energy Losses By 2020
CleanTechnica • Smiti
200 Megawatts To Be Re-Tendered At India’s Largest Solar Power Park
CleanTechnica • Smiti
Hearing on antidumping probe into solar equipment imports on December 12
The Economic Times of India • Nishtha Saluja
Indian State Earns Nearly $1 Million Selling Excess Wind Power In 14 Days
CleanTechnica • Smiti
 
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Global Energy Storage to Double Six Times by 2030, Matching Solar’s Spectacular Rise
Greentech MediaJeff St. John
The energy storage industry is set to rise dramatically, for those companies that can play the long game. Bloomberg New Energy Finance released a report Tuesday that forecasts the global energy storage market will “double six times” from now to 2030, from...
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Coal Industry, Energy Efficiency
Embattled former PUC chief Peevey resurfaces with a green energy book
Los Angeles TimesIvan Penn
For much of the last three years, former California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey has kept an extremely low profile as investigators review whether the onetime top state utility regulator improperly influenced how much consumers must pay for the premature closure...
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Climate Change, Energy Efficiency
Can a spreadsheet help crack the climate challenge? These Harvard students hope so.
Global Post Pri's The World
As an environment reporter for The World, I spend a lot of time reporting on climate change as an international policy issue. I spend less time thinking and learning about what it would actually look like to live in a country that’s...
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Economic Policy, Renewable Energy
Why the Bifurcation of an Industry’s Supply and Demand is Bad for Everyone
Renewable Energy World
“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina. In the solar industry, strong markets are alike in that they have incentives, subsidies and/or mandates to drive growth and adoption but also a...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
MIT Researchers Develop A New Heat Storage Battery In The Laboratory
CleanTechnicaSteve Hanley
Sunlight can be used to generate electricity using solar panels but it also can add heat to storage media like water, liquid metals, and molten salts. The problem for scientists is that those phase changes occur quite rapidly. If there were a...
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Cleantech, Economic Policy
Trump Says US ‘Will No Longer Tolerate’ Trade Abuses, as ITC Delivers Solar Tariff Report
Greentech MediaJulia Pyper
The market outlook for solar projects in the U.S. now officially rests in the hands of President Donald Trump. Last week, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) published the report sent recently to the White House on the pending Section 201 investigation...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
China Aims To Plug Renewable Energy Losses By 2020
CleanTechnicaSmiti
China may be the largest renewable energy generator in the world, but it still has to sort issues related to integration of wind and solar power in the existing transmission grid. According to the National Energy Administration (NEA), curtailment of hydro, wind,...
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Cleantech, Nuclear Power
200 Megawatts To Be Re-Tendered At India’s Largest Solar Power Park
CleanTechnicaSmiti
India’s largest solar power park, in Karnataka, will witness a re-tendering of 200 megawatts of capacity shortly. The tender was first issued in July 2017 but was withdrawn the following month. The tender was floated to auction 200 megawatts of capacity in...
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Manufacturing, Renewable Energy
Hearing on antidumping probe into solar equipment imports on December 12
The Economic Times of IndiaNishtha Saluja
NEW DELHI: Indian solar energy industry remains divided even as the government has moved closer to a decision on whether or not to impose anti-dumping duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China, Malaysia and Taipei. The Directorate General of...
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Cleantech, Energy & Utilities
Indian State Earns Nearly $1 Million Selling Excess Wind Power In 14 Days
CleanTechnicaSmiti
The record wind energy generation that India witnessed brought in record revenue (and profit!) for the state of Tamil Nadu, the leading producer of wind power in the country. According to officials, the state power distribution company sold 11.94 gigawatt-hours of wind...
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