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The Land Down Under

Apr 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Commercial Solar, Utilities, Utility-Scale PV, Microgrids, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Solar Plus Storage, Climate Change, Industrial Solar, utility scale storage, Australia, Grids, Industrial PV, Utility Scale Markets, Coal Plants, Grid of the Future

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Australia, the Land Down Under, is a very interesting and exciting place for renewable energy. The high levels of irradiance it receives makes it a great place for solar power to flourish. Australia has also seen its fair share of natural disasters caused at least in part by a warming planet. A transition to clean energy can help fight against climate change and it makes sense financially. As Australia continues on its journey to a clean energy economy, the rest of the world can observe what works and what causes challenges.

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What is going on in Texas? #ERCOTfail

Feb 17, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Paul Fischer posted in Solar Energy, United States, Markets, Texas, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Wind Energy, Climate Change, ERCOT, Energy Transition, Technology, natural gas, Coal Plants, Power Outages, Republican, Democrat, txenergy, txwx, txpoweroutage, Climate Disruption, txlege

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Image: Weather Service International

This picture shows the temperature (in Fahrenheit) departure from normal during this recent cold snap. 

 

Late Sunday night, extraordinarily cold temperatures made their way into Texas. As the temperature dropped, the people of Texas switched on the heat, with much of it being electric, in an effort to stay warm. Unfortunately, people weren't the only ones to feel the cold grip of mother nature. Extremely low temperatures, ice, and snow caused power plants to go offline. As the demand for power rapidly shot up, supply drastically fell. 

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What does a Biden Victory mean for Clean Energy?

Nov 18, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Renewable Energy, Solar, Solar Development, Solar Capital, Utilities, United States, Business, Rooftop Solar, Solar Cost & Prices, Decarbonize, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Electric Vehicles, Investments, Green Hydrogen, Solar Panels, World, Industry, Government, Employment, Batteries, Covid-19, Resilience, Renewables, Clean Energy, Green Finance, Zero Emissions, Jobs

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Image from: pv-tech.org 

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Breiter Planet Properties Official Partner of Generac

Nov 10, 2020 10:02:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Solar, Energy, Solar Development, Property Owners, Residential Solar, Energy Storage, Modules, Solar Cost & Prices, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Investment Tax Credit, Investments, Forest Fires, California Fires, Solar Panels, Energy Generation, Electrification, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Industry, Batteries, Resilience, ESG Investing, Pollution, Solar assets, Markets & Policy, Capacity, Power Outages, Generac PWRCell

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Decommissioning coal – an opportunity for energy storage?

May 18, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by George Hilton, Analyst, IHS Markit posted in Renewable Energy, Solar, Energy Storage, Decarbonize, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Wind Energy, Spain, Energy Generation, World, Base Load, Peak Demand, Carbon Emissions, Coal Plants, Co-Location

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The Drax Power Station near Selby, North Yorkshire, is the single largest CO2 emitter in the U.K. Its owner plans to replace the coal-fired units with gas power and a 200 MW battery.

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Exploring ESG Investing

May 7, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Solar Capital, Solar Finance, Utility-Scale PV, Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Climate Change, Solar Panels, Global Warming, Breiter Planet Properties, Environmental Impact, Renewables, Green Finance, ESG Investing, Pollution

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New Jersey calls for 14 GW more solar through 2035

Apr 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by William Driscoll, pv magazine posted in Policy, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, NREL, Decarbonize, Fossil Fuels, New Jersey, Decarbonization, Electric Vehicles, Climate Change, Global Warming, Residential PV, Electrification, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Industry

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy

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India's Road to Renewables

Mar 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Kshitij Chopra posted in Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Policy, Decarbonize, Fossil Fuels, Climate Pledge, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Decarbonization, Investments, Paris Climate Agreement, Asia, India, Energy Generation, Solar Rooftop, Energy Consumption

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The road to renewable energy is paved with impediments of techno-financial evolution and policy paralysis. Renewables not only face technical challenges, they have big Goliaths betting against them, so what does the future hold for David?

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‘Renewables must grow four times faster to ensure sustainable future’

Feb 10, 2020 9:05:00 AM / by Marija Maisch, pv magazine posted in Renewable Energy, Community, Commercial Solar, Policy, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Modules, Finance, Installations, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Climate Pledge, Climate Change, Global, Industrial Solar, World, Global Warming, Grids, Integration, Industrial PV, Commercial PV

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Solar on track to become No. 1 energy resource by 2035, IEA finds

Feb 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Marian Willuhn, pv magazine posted in Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Policy, Markets, Finance, Power Generation, Fossil Fuels, Coal, Investments, Europe, Solar Panels, China, World

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