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Q-CELLS – No.1 Market Share in US

Q CELLS announced this week that it has retained top market share in the U.S. residential and commercial solar module markets, highlighting the Company’s consistent leadership in the industry. According to the Q1 2021 U.S. PV Leaderboard report by leading

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Renewable Energy – VAT Removal

KAIETEUR NEWS – The Guyana Government has, with effect from March 1, 2021, put in place a financial incentive for the renewable energy industry and has since exempted items to be used in the business, from the payment of any

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Liquid Air Storage Project

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS – A joint venture (JV) partnership to develop and construct long-duration liquid air energy storage (LAES) projects at scale in Latin America has revealed plans for its first project. Highview Enlasa, formed as a 50:50 owned JV between

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Transitioning to a Smarter Grid

FORBES – This article is one in a series investigating the importance of modernizing and decarbonizing the electric grid. The company we feature in this article – Wärtsilä – is working on the complex process of allowing various generation sources (e.g.,

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420MW Solar ESS Facility – US

PV MAGAZINE – Denmark’s largest power provider and wind project developer, Ørsted, has completed its Permian Energy Center project, a 460 MW hybrid solar and battery storage facility located in Andrews County, Texas. Permian Energy Center brings Ørsted’s onshore operating capacity to

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285MW Solar ESS Project – Germany

ENERGY STORAGE NEWS – Germany’s second ‘Innovation Tender’ for clean energy projects combining different technologies has awarded 258MW of capacity to solar-plus-storage across 18 bids. The federal network operator, Bundesnetzagentur, announced the results of its latest tender for large-scale solar, onshore

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SOLAR – Cheapest Form of Energy

KAIETEUR NEWS – According to the estimations of the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA), solar energy has not only become the cheapest form of energy, but is also poised to become king of global electricity markets. The intergovernmental organization which works with

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Wireless Electricity – New Zealand

POPULAR MECHANICS – Picture the street outside your home. Now erase the power lines. Imagine interstate highways without the unsightly cable towers that dot the expansive United States landscape. This could be the wireless future of energy if a partnership between New

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Off-Grid Solar Project – U-Solar

MERCOM INDIA – U-Solar was declared the winner in the ‘Best Off-Grid Solar Project’ category at the Solar Awards 2021 in the recently-held Mercom India Solar Summit 2021. The U-Solar’s micro-grid with storage project and diesel generator backup was developed for retailer Big Basket at

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Generating Solar Energy at Night

SAUR ENERGY INTERNATIONAL – Can solar panels generate energy even when the sun isn’t around? In a major breakthrough, researchers at the University of California have designed a unique night solar panel (NSP) that can produce 50 W under ideal conditions at night,

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Power Plant – Natural Gas vs Renewables

KAIETEUR NEWS – Guyana is actively pursuing a gas-to-shore project to set up a gas-fired power plant but the initiative is being promulgated at a time when the cost of renewables has dropped dramatically during the past decade, making gas-fired stations

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Maintain Grid Security as Coal Retires

RENEW ECONOMY – The electricity industry is making a rapid transition towards 100% renewable energy, but do we know for sure how to keep the grid stable without any old-style, ‘synchronous’ coal generators? Australia’s energy ministers are poised to release a

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