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Solar Led Clean Energy Investment Rebound In Q2

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 07, 2017

The financing of two huge solar photovoltaic projects in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) helped to drive a recovery in global clean energy investment to $64.8 billion in the second quarter of this year (Q2’17), the highest for any quarter [Read More]

IRENA: Solar Outpaced Wind During Banner Year For Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 31, 2017

Adding to the list of studies highlighting the immense growth of renewables last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a new report that finds global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, making it [Read More]

IRENA Highlights Rapid Growth Of Solar

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 16, 2017

Solar PV is slated to be the fastest-growing renewable energy resource in terms of capacity and output, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The organization’s REthinking Energy report, now in its third edition, says [Read More]

Gov. Cuomo Announces $360M For N.Y. Renewable Energy Projects

Posted by Joseph Bebon on January 13, 2017

As part of his 2017 State of the State goals, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced $360 million in awards for 11 large-scale renewable energy projects throughout New York. According to the New York State Energy Research and Development [Read More]

Report: Renewables Provided 15% Of U.S. Electricity In First Three Quarters

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 30, 2016

Renewable energy sources provided 15.1% of net U.S. electrical generation during the first three quarters of this year, according to nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which cites data from the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electric Power Monthly [Read More]

Obama Administration Adds To List Of Clean Energy Initiatives

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says President Barack Obama’s leadership has catalyzed a global transition toward a clean energy economy. Specifically, from 2010 to 2015 alone, the U.S. invested more than $11 billion in international clean energy finance – [Read More]

Canadian Government Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 03, 2016

The goal is in support of a broader target to slash the government’s greenhouse-gas emissions by 40% by 2030, if not earlier.

IEA Increases Renewable Energy Forecast Amid Record Growth

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 25, 2016

About half-a-million solar panels were installed every day around the world last year, according to the International Energy Agency.

U.S. EPA Names 2016 Green Power Leaders

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 19, 2016

Shortly before the Solar Energy Industries Association released a report recognizing the top corporate solar installers in the U.S., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 16th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, which honor 16 Green Power Partners across [Read More]

EIA: U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Are Lowest Since 1991

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 12, 2016

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. totaled 2,530 million metric tons in the first six months of 2016, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says this marks the lowest emissions level [Read More]