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UN-Backed Report: Global Investment In Renewables Hit Record Last Year

Global renewable energy investment in 2015 totaled $286 billion, which is 3% higher than the previous record set in 2011 and more than double the...

America’s Midwest A ‘Central Hub’ For Renewables Job Market

Nearly 569,000 people work in clean energy throughout the Midwest, according to a comprehensive analysis unveiled by Chicago-based Clean Energy Trust (CET) and the...

DOE Announces Funding For Clean Energy Projects On Tribal Lands

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced funding for 24 American Indian and Alaska Native communities to deploy clean energy and energy efficiency...

ACORE Highlights Strong Showing At National Renewable Energy Policy Forum

At its recent annual National Renewable Energy Policy Forum, the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) says speakers and participants predicted a bright future...

GEP, Jayme da Costa Ally On Construction Of Wind And Solar Power Plants

Power plant construction company Global EcoPower (GEP) and Portuguese group Jayme da Costa (JDC) have signed a partnership to develop wind and solar power...

With Solar Order, Gamesa Continues Building Up Wind-Complementary Businesses

Gamesa has won a new order from industrial conglomerate Laugfs Power Ltd. for a 20 MW solar power plant in the Hambantota province of...

Oregon Gov. Officially Signs Clean Electricity And Coal Transition Plan

The state’s two biggest utilities will increase their RPS to 50% by 2040, as well as eliminate coal-fired generation no later than the end of 2035.

Hawaii Utilities Tout Record-High Clean Energy Use For 2015

In its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) report filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. is reporting record-high renewable energy...

Gamesa Inks Solar Contracts, Expands Focus On Wind-Complementary Businesses

As part of its continued plan to explore opportunities that complement the wind industry, Gamesa has secured an order for 12 MW of solar...

Arizona Utility Plans To Add 1.1 GW More Of Renewable Energy By 2031

To help satisfy the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP), Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) anticipates an additional 1.1 GW of...