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Germany Adds Almost 1 GW of New Offshore Wind in 2018

January 21, 2019 This week in Berlin, Germany, key offshore wind industry associations presented total offshore wind installation numbers for 2018, while urging the government to put in place more favourable offshore wind policies.

New York Sets Out to Beat California; Mandates 100 Percent Renewables by 2040

January 21, 2019 In an address last week, New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo laid out plans for his “Green New Deal,” which includes aggressive mandates and goals for clean energy, money for offshore wind development, and much more.

PG&E's Woes Have Spread to New York's ConEd, 3,000 Miles Away

January 21, 2019 PG&E Corp.’s woes are spreading to the East Coast.

The Inaugural Fantasy Energy League’s Official Draft Preview: Game On!

January 21, 2019 In early December, I put out a call to the online energy professionals community to find participants for the world’s first Fantasy Energy League. Perhaps I saw the pending end of the 2018 fantasy football season and I wanted something to fill the coming void, or maybe I was just curiou...

FPL Aims for Record-breaking 30 Million Solar Panels by 2030

January 18, 2019 The initiative aims to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030 and the project will be the largest including solar installation by a regulated utility in the world.

Bloomberg Opinion: PG&E Reneging On Renewables PPAs Makes No Sense

January 18, 2019 Utilities and renewable-energy advocates have long had a complicated relationship. Yet the prospect of PG&E Corp. tipping into bankruptcy by the end of January has sent shivers through the solar-and-wind sector.

Threat to PG&E Renewable PPAs Affects US DOE Loans

January 18, 2019 The fallout from California power giant PG&E Corp.’s looming bankruptcy has been both sudden and widespread: Its electricity suppliers have seen their debt cut to junk. Banks are facing liabilities as buyers of last resort for more than $760 million of bonds the utility issued through C...

Global Clean Energy Spending Dips in 2018 But Installations Rise on Lower Prices

January 18, 2019 Global funding for clean-energy projects sagged in 2018 after China’s decision to curb subsidies dragged down installations in the world’s biggest solar market.

Brief: China to build 2,000-MW Lawa hydropower station on Jinsha River

January 17, 2019

China has approved construction of the 2,000-MW Lawa hydropower station on the Jinsha River, multiple news agencies are reporting.

100 Percent Clean Energy Goals: What Will It Take To Get There?

January 17, 2019 Here we are in 2019, with more than 100 U.S. cities and 140 large corporations having established 100 percent clean, carbon-free and/or renewable energy goals. In several states, newly seated governors campaigned on goals of 100 percent renewable energy, and congressional representative...

90% of Attendees Would Recommend Strategies in Light to their Colleagues

- 2018 onsite survey of attendees