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Tag: "DoE"

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump's grid study

Coal, nuclear and renewable bombshells from Trump’s grid study

US energy department debunks Trump attack on renewables, shows ageing fleet of coal and nuclear plants not economic to operate anymore.

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U.S. DOE to provide $21 million to address soft costs, deployment barriers

U.S. DOE to provide $21 million to address soft costs, deployment barriers

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has focused on reducing soft costs through the SunShot Initiative

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Ivanpah solar tower plant generation is on track

Ivanpah solar tower plant generation is on track

Ivanpah has almost doubled its output in the first 6 months of 2015, to 309,288 MWh, compared to the same 6-month period in its first year.

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Software stet-ups target utility-owned community solar installations

Software stet-ups target utility-owned community solar installations

Software companies looking at new community solar plants, creating Uber and Airbnb type models for people who want to rent and share solar.

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US solar generation doubled in 2014, renewable output grew 11%

US solar generation doubled in 2014, renewable output grew 11%

And that’s not counting rooftop solar or distributed renewables.

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Hawaii to test rooftop solar limits with island grid

Hawaii to test rooftop solar limits with island grid

Hawaii is a solar hot spot – and fitting test-bed for DoE research to stretch limits of rooftop PV penetration on island grids.

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Japan focuses on zero-energy buildings

Japan focuses on zero-energy buildings

Japan is aggressively pushing forward with renewable power options.

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White House goes solar, as Obama pushes hard on PV

White House goes solar, as Obama pushes hard on PV

There is – once again – a 6.3kW solar system on the White House roof, as Obama gets major retail names to commit to 850MW of solar installations.

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Elon Musk and Tesla plan world’s biggest battery factory

Elon Musk and Tesla plan world’s biggest battery factory

Tesla to announce biggest battery production plant – powered by renewables – as shares soar again. Company now worth one half of GM.

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Tesla "giga" factory to boost rooftop solar's storage needs

Tesla “giga” factory to boost rooftop solar’s storage needs

Elon Musk announces “giga factory” that he says will address solar industry’s need for a massive volume of stationary batterypacks.