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Following Major Solar Development Plans in Egypt

With major solar development and deployment getting underway in the country, Egypt is ramping up to full-speed-ahead. The swell of international finance, development, and construction firms inundating the nation is riding on a high tide of good will and warm welcome. 1,056 more words


Solar panels

Back last summer, we decided not to put solar panels on our roof, but recently we have reconsidered the pros and cons and decided to get fresh quotes. 443 more words

British Politics

Wind auction result delivers renewable energy and economic benefits to the ACT

Three wind farm’s will supply the ACT with 200 megawatts of renewable energy generation capacity, with a reduction of 580,000 tonnes of emissions each year. This is a serious emissions reduction effort from the ACT Government with broader economic benefits.  715 more words

Renewable Energy

Ontario Power Authority and IESO Merger

The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) merged with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) on January 1, 2015 in an effort to streamline each entity’s operations. The IESO is a non for profit corporate entity that ultimately regulates all aspects of the Ontario power system. 304 more words

Renewable Energy

Feed-in Tariffs

A major incentive (and in many regions the only economic incentive) for the construction of RE projects are Feed-in Tariffs. These tariffs were originally introduced in California in 1984 and have since been adopted in many other areas and countries such as Germany, Spain, and parts of Canada and Australia. 288 more words

Renewable Energy

Feed in Tariff Degression

A fairly striaghtforward blog post to report that the Feed in Tariff (FIT) data recently released by ofgem confirms on one hand record breaking deployment of a range of technologies across a range of scales during 2014 but on the other also heralds a significant reduction in tariff levels from April 2015 (as a driect consequence of that success). 227 more words


Japan Seeks to Rein In a Solar Juggernaut

Clashing energy interests on the Japanese island of Kyushu have prompted Japan’s government to clamp down on solar power development nationwide. While the government calls it a necessary revision to assure grid stability amidst rapidly rising levels of intermittent solar energy, critics see a pro-nuclear agenda at work—one that could stunt Japan’s renewable energy potential. 969 more words

Power Grids