Earth Institute director dishes some carbon home truths; big renewables plans for Japan, Mongolia and Korea; and the trouble with MIGA.
LDK Solar’s job cuts last week amount to the toughest action so far on solar overcapacity; plus carbon market’s oil woes, and nuclear wrap.
The partnership between Australia and China is making the economics of solar persuasive, and the opportunities for Australia are endless.
First Solar forced to adapt to a rapidly evolving market; good week for carbon as EU seeks to reactivate market.
Clean Energy Council names UK sustainability leader as new CEO; private funds favoured for CEFC billions; ACT’s green power price cut; China’s solar shift.
Soft US tariff translates as win for Chinese solar market; EnerNOC builds on NZ demand response success; Dyesol view improves with bigger solar window.
Surging oil prices are having the same economic impact as a $190 carbon price, the merit order effect is killing gas in Europe, Chinese solar companies are losing billions; solar is nearly as cheap as fossil fuels; and our coal miners are crazy.
A 16MW floating wind farm for post-nuclear Fukushima; Q-Cells’ $1 billion loss; Scotland says 100% renewables means cheaper energy; and fund raisings for geothermal companies.