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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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Biden's First Steps

Jan 25, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Energy, Commercial Solar, Businesses, Markets, Wind Energy, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Corporate, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Hydrogen, Global, Industrial Solar, utility scale storage, Global Warming, Technology, Sustainability, Breiter Planet Properties, Photovoltaic Cells, Clean Energy, Clean Energy Jobs, Green Finance, Pollution, Investors, solar modules

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Photovoltaic shade for greenhouses

Sep 25, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Joel Spaes, pv magazine posted in France, Europe, Technology, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Technology & R&D, Modules & Upstream Manufacturing

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The Solar Cloth greenhouse application.

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Utility-scale roundup: The days of big solar projects in the US are back

May 25, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Eric Wesoff, pv magazine posted in Policy, Utilities, United States, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Texas, Finance, Installations, Solar Plus Storage, utility scale storage, Grids, Integration, Technology, Utility Scale Markets, Green Finance, Prices, Tennessee Valley Authority, BellTown Power, Illinois, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Mississippi

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Building on bifacial momentum

Apr 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Mark Hutchins, pv magazine posted in Policy, Energy Storage, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Distributed Storage, Racking, Technology, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Utility Scale Markets, Research & Development, Colorado, Albedo, Batteries

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The NREL’s bifacial testing site in Golden, Colorado.

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City of Adelaide commits to 100% renewable electricity

Feb 24, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Marija Maisch, pv magazine posted in Policy, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Finance, Installations, Decarbonization, Energy Efficiency, Electric Vehicles, Investments, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Australia, Grids, Integration, Technology, Electrification, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV

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City of Adelaide was the first jurisdiction in Australia to offer incentives for batteries.

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Solar & Energy Storage Northeast

Feb 18, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Paul Fischer posted in Property Owners, Commercial Solar Finance, Solar Capital, Commercial Solar, Businesses, Solar Finance, MA SMART Program, Massachusetts, Policy, Politics, Vermont, Energy Storage, Markets, Utility-Scale PV, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Boston, Installations, Decarbonize, Power Generation, Legislation, Climate Change, Energy Transition, Bifacial Modules, 2020, Global Warming, Technology, Sustainability, Industrial PV, Commercial PV, Government, Breiter Planet Properties

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