WATCH: Almost everything you know about clean energy is outdated

Renewables and efficiency have already won the battle for the future of electricity. At least, that was the message at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Summit in New York City last week. In his must-see keynote talk, BNEF founder and chair Michael Liebreich explained that if you blinked, you missed the clean energy revolution: … Read more

Telangana state power firm tenders 20MW solar in India

Credit: Renew Power Power firm Telangana State Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO) has issued three tenders for solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 20MW. The first tender in the Indian state of Telangana is for an 8MW plant at Kathagudem Thermal Power Station, at Paloncha, in Khamma district. The contract has been valued at … Read more

Renewable Energy Design & Analysis Tools and Market Research Reports

Find links to design and simulation tools, calculators, courses, technical and market research reports here. Your suggestions are welcome and I will add them to the list. Solar Design Analysis Tools          Draft Solar System Proposals          Wind Energy Tools Energy Storage          Courses / Training … Read more

U.S. wind industry has biggest first-quarter installs in eight years

The U.S. wind industry installed 2,000 megawatts of capacity in the first quarter, nearly four times the amount installed in the same period last year, as developers race to capture a lucrative federal tax credit that is gradually being phased out. It was the industry’s biggest first quarter since 2009, the American Wind Energy Association … Read more

Spray on and printable: what’s next for the solar panel market?

Spray on, printable and other new thin film technology looks set to provide a major boost to the global solar market. Currently being developed by researchers and a small number of companies, the new film materials offer the potential of lighter and cheaper manufacturing. With big names including Panasonic, Fujifilm, Statoil ASA and Legal General … Read more

The Future Is Tech Enabled: Can Utilities Pivot?

Originally published April 21, 2017 Can the U.S. really become energy independent? Amy Myers Jaffe explains how and delves into three enabling technologies — battery storage, individual load management software, and voice activation programming — that will drive the future. An expert on global energy policy, Jaffe joins a lineup of visionary keynote speakers at … Read more

The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to fundamentally change the way a wide range of industries approach the procurement, processing, and distribution of raw materials and finished products. New efficiencies based on the introduction of intelligent sensors, mission-critical communications, automation, and robotics will optimize industries ranging from mining and shipping to manufacturing verticals including … Read more