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Amazon tops list of large renewable energy buyers in 2020

Amazon tops list of large renewable energy buyers in 2020

February 11, 2021 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA), announced the release of its second annual Deal Tracker Top 10, which highlights 2020’s leading large energy buyers, topped by Amazon with the procurement of 3.163 gigawatts (GW). Large energy buyers once again showcase their resolve and commitment to renewable energy with a record-breakingRead More

The perovskite solar disruption is almost upon us says new Rethink Energy report

The perovskite solar disruption is almost upon us says new Rethink Energy report

February 10, 2021 at 11:59 am 0 comments

  Perovskite seems to have been with us for a decade and so far it has not changed anyone’s life, changed the price of solar, or eaten into any company’s profit. Well it’s about to, according to a new report from Rethink Energy, the energy research arm of Rethink TechnologyRead More

Corporations are buying into solar energy and are calling on the federal government to do more

Corporations are buying into solar energy and are calling on the federal government to do more

January 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

  Corporations purchased a record of 23.7GW of clean energy in 2020, up from 20.1GW in 2019 and 13.6GW in 2018, according to new research published by BloombergNEF (BNEF). The increase came despite a year devastated by the Covid-19 pandemic, a global recession and uncertainty about U.S. energy policy aheadRead More

New DER planning model shows why local solar-for-all costs less

New DER planning model shows why local solar-for-all costs less

December 16, 2020 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

The grid of the not-so-distant future will be clean, distributed and co-optimized. What that means is that generation and other resources on transmission and distribution lines will be designed and built to work together for maximum efficiency and savings for individual customers and the system as a whole. The FederalRead More

Residential solar segment beats COVID recovery projection in third quarter

Residential solar segment beats COVID recovery projection in third quarter

December 15, 2020 at 12:01 am Comments are Disabled

U.S. solar companies installed 3.8 gigawatts (GW) of new solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Q3 2020, a 9% increase from Q2 installations as the industry experienced a recovery from the worst impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the U.S. Solar Market Insight Q4 2020 report, released today by theRead More

The Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AEC) is one Stony Brook’s NYSTAR Centers of Excellence that will assist researchers involved in the U.S. Navy-funded program.

Details on microgrid energy resiliency research program funded by U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research

December 9, 2020 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

  Stony Brook University researchers, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Lowell, will be investigating ways to make energy generation, storage and system operation more efficient, reliable and resilient, particularly in microgrid settings such as shore-based environments, under a new program funded by the United States Navy Office ofRead More

Unprecedented energy storage growth predicted in Wood Mac’s Q3 U.S. Energy Storage Monitor

Unprecedented energy storage growth predicted in Wood Mac’s Q3 U.S. Energy Storage Monitor

December 2, 2020 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

According to Wood Mackenzie and the U.S. Energy Storage Association’s (ESA) latest ’US Energy Storage Monitor’ report, 476 megawatts (MW) of storage were deployed in Q3 2020. This is an increase of 240% over the previous high, set last quarter.  As noted in the research, the new record for storage is not an anomaly but rather a signRead More

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

Over 60 percent of new electrical generating capacity added this year is renewable energy

October 28, 2020 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

Renewable energy sources have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first eight months of 2020, according to a review of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the SUN DAY Campaign. We’re talking 63.3% or 10,445 MW of the 16,499 MW of newRead More

Nearly 40 percent of homeowners are interested in storage, generator backup says Sunrun

Nearly 40 percent of homeowners are interested in storage, generator backup says Sunrun

October 27, 2020 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

Sunrun Inc. released a study that found COVID-19 has increased energy consumption for the majority of homeowners, causing unique challenges in the event of a power outage. The increased reliance on the home as a place to work and do schooling has led to a surge in power needs, withRead More

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

Solar price declines will continue in 2020s led by solar module improvements, declining capex

October 19, 2020 at 11:18 am 1 comment

The global solar industry has experienced tremendous growth in the past decade as the annual demand for solar rose year after year while the cost of solar declined significantly, driven by much cheaper solar modules. Can those price declines continue into the 2020s? New research from Wood Mackenzie says yes,Read More