China, Ukraine agree to deepen cooperation in renewable energy -

ETEnergyworld.comIn particular, Ukraine is interested in implementing joint investment projects with China, establishing joint factories for the production of equipment and materials for renewable energy facilities, and creating financing mechanisms for clean energy … and more …read more

PREPA director Ricardo Ramos resigns amid Whitefish contract scandal

Dive Brief: The head of Puerto Rico’s embattled electric utility, Ricardo Ramos, has resigned following intense scrutiny over a contract signed with Montana-based Whitefish Energy to repair and rebuild the island’s electric grid. The news comes just days after Ramos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Agency, answered questions about the contract’s negotiation before … Read more

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China Faces an Uphill Renewable Energy Curtailment Challenge

China, with the world’s largest power system, faces an uphill struggle in trying to contain double-digit rates of renewable curtailment. Even though power shedding dropped 1.4 percent in the third quarter, compared to the first half of this year, “whether the curtailment rate will go back up again after new projects start commissioning remains a … Read more

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PJM’s New Battle Over Coal and Nuclear Power [GTM Squared]

PJM’s market plan draws fire, DOE backs buildings research, Oracle’s Opower goes big in Japan, and other grid edge news. Article source:

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High-Efficiency Monocrystalline Solar Surges in 2017. Here’s Why Bifacial Is Next

The photovoltaic industry is experiencing rapid change, with high-efficiency modules seizing market share and setting the stage for even higher efficiencies to come. Passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology, and particularly the monocrystalline silicon version of PERC, is the hot adoption trend in 2017. Just two years ago, PERC cell capacity accounted for about … Read more

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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $3.7 Million in Grants for Clean Energy Technology

On November 1, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded $3.7 million in grants to increase the adoption of cost-saving clean energy technologies by Massachusetts low-income residents as part of the Commonwealth’s Affordable Clean Residential Energy Program (ACRE). Launched in April of this year, the ACRE program evolved out of the Administration’s $15 million Affordable Access to Clean … Read more

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Sunslice, The Smallest Solar Charger In The World

Air Quality Published on November 17th, 2017 by Cynthia Shahan 0 November 17th, 2017 by Cynthia Shahan  Every day, the smartphone goes here and there with us — on the jog, the walk, bicycle, metro, and in the EV. It is often using handy apps along the way. Checking email, texting, working on the metro, … Read more

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