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IRENA report: Latin America is on the brink of a solar boom

IRENA report: Latin America is on the brink of a solar boom

November 12, 2019 at 4:48 pm 2 comments

Latin America and the Caribbean could grow their installed solar capacity by a factor of 40 by 2050, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Annual investments exceeding $7 billion would see the region’s solar PV capacity rise from 7 gigawatts (GW) today, to moreRead More

FERC makes some major revisions to its three-year energy infrastructure forecast (fossil fuels way down, renewables way up)

FERC makes some major revisions to its three-year energy infrastructure forecast (fossil fuels way down, renewables way up)

November 4, 2019 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released – belatedly – by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency has once again revised its three-year forecast for changes in the U.S. electrical generating capacity mix. Sharp declines are foreseen for fossil fuels and nuclearRead More

Wood Mac: The top 10 global PV asset owners have over 22 GW of total solar capacity

Wood Mac: The top 10 global PV asset owners have over 22 GW of total solar capacity

October 7, 2019 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

According to Wood Mackenzie’s inaugural global solar photovoltaic (PV) asset ownership ranking (excluding China), the world’s top 10 solar PV asset owners now hold over 22 gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar capacity. Collectively, the top 10 added around 2.5 GW of new capacity in 2018. “The global solar market remainsRead More

Will the U.S. energy storage market be weaker than expected? Rethink Energy thinks so

Will the U.S. energy storage market be weaker than expected? Rethink Energy thinks so

October 2, 2019 at 2:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy storage will grow from 6 GWh installed today to over 635 GWh cumulatively by 2030 says a new report from Rethink Technology Research. That’s a huge-but-unsurprising prediction. What is a bit suprising though is the weak market expected in the United States. While most forecasters are seeing the USRead More

Is climate change a public health crisis? This study links $10 billion in health costs to it

Is climate change a public health crisis? This study links $10 billion in health costs to it

September 22, 2019 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Climate change is taking a huge toll on all aspects of life, including Americans’ health — so much so that it could constitute a public health crisis, a new study by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the University of California, San Francisco, suggests. The study, published in the journalRead More

New U.S. solar industry record: Utility solar pipeline booms to nearly 40 GW

New U.S. solar industry record: Utility solar pipeline booms to nearly 40 GW

September 17, 2019 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Looks like people want that full solar Investment Tax Credit, huh? According to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report from Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the U.S. solar industry now has the largest pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in its history — with the contractedRead More

Sapphire Solar Project, a 2.47-MW install in Lake City, S.C., using Solar FlexRack’s TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker.

Solar trackers will make up one-third of all ground-mounted PV deployed the next five years, plus more insights from IHS Markit

August 28, 2019 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

Following a record year of shipments for PV tracking systems globally, IHS Markit forecasts more than 150 GWdc of PV tracking systems will be deployed from 2019 to 2023, accounting for approximately one third of ground-mounted PV installations during the period according to its upcoming Global PV Tracker Market ReportRead More

How does lower solar PV pricing impact the Caribbean? WRB Energy explains

How does lower solar PV pricing impact the Caribbean? WRB Energy explains

August 26, 2019 at 8:40 am Comments are Disabled

By Chris Cadwell, WRB Energy, VP Renewable Energy Solar PV wholesale energy pricing is continuing to drop below two cents per kWh in the U.S., Latin America, and other regions. In the U.S., the sub-two cents/kWh solar price is a watershed moment because solar plus storage is now the cheapestRead More

GlobalData: U.S. renewable energy capacity to double by 2030

GlobalData: U.S. renewable energy capacity to double by 2030

August 21, 2019 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

The contribution of renewable power to total installed capacity in the US is expected to double from 15% in 2018 to 30% by 2030, reaching a total of 442.8 gigawatt (GW). Representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3%, this projection can be attributed to more states adopting andRead More