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  • Six of the best and worst countries for solar power policy and progress
    Posted by Michelle Fisher • 21 July 2016
    BY BROOKE NALLY   Though more and more countries are making efforts to switch to renewable energy sources, not everyone is on board with sustainability. The solar industry in particular has bee...
    tags: Solar, Policy, Energy, USA, China, Spain, Germany, Australia, Japan, Power, Feed-in tariff
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  • Electricity is on track for decarbonisation – what about decarbonising heat?
    Posted by Michelle Fisher • 13 July 2016
    BY HELEN TROUP   The proportion of low carbon electricity generation in the UK has risen steeply over the years, such that DEFRA’s conversion factor (a measure of the CO2 in each kWh ener...
    tags: Decarbonization, DECC, Carbon, Energy, Heat
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  • Solar Power: Top 10 Round-Up
    Posted by Michelle Fisher • 06 May 2016
    Solar power continues to thrive globally in the renewable energy market, so we've delved into our past blog posts and features to bring you a selection of some of our top articles focused on solar pow...
    tags: Solar power, Renewable, MENA, Japan, China, Technology, Middle East, North Africa, Developing countries, USA
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  • 5 energy innovations revolutionizing the developing world
    Posted by Michelle Fisher • 06 April 2016
     BY GEORGIA GIFFORD   Global perceptions of renewable energy have been changing gradually as technologies become more advanced, adaptable and innovative. Traditional views in opposition ...
    tags: Solar, Renewable, Energy, Technology, Developing world, Innovation
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  • Why 2016 looks set to be the year the tide turns decisively in favour of fuel cell electric vehicles
    Posted by Steve Barrett • 21 March 2016
    Dr Henri Winand – CEO of Intelligent Energy, UK Dieselgate is catalyst for change There is little doubt that the fallout is continuing to be felt from the revelations of emissions-rigging in t...
    tags: Power generation, Fuel cells, Fuel cell electric vehicles, FCEVs, Hydrogen energy, Clean energy
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  • Renewable Energy Integration: A Delicate Balancing Act
    This white paper from Schneider Electric analyses the current state of affairs regarding solar, wind, and hydroelectric power generation, and offers perspectives on how utilities can manage the delicate balancing act that is the transition to an all-renewable world.
  • Leveraging ADMS to maximize renewable benefits
    Solar is the most abundant renewable energy source available, but the ability to harness it and distribute it alongside existing sources of energy is new territory for many utilities and ISOs. This white paper from Schneider Electric looks at Advanced Distribution Management Systems.
  • Case study in CSP plant performance
    Using routine sampling and chemical analysis of heat transfer fluid, early in a plant build, can help to extend the lifetime of CSP plants. Christopher Ian Wright BSc PhD MBA, explains.
  • 2015 Renewable Cities Conference Agenda
    The Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum is set to take place May 13–15 at the award-winning Four Seasons hotel in Vancouver, Canada. The Forum brings together key city and utility staff with the private sector, civil, society and researchers to participate in a solutions-focused dialogue.
  • 2013 Lahmeyer REMIPEG Report: Hydropower
    In 2013 the cumulated hydropower capacity reached 1,103 GW, with an estimated annual electricity generation of around 3,704 TWh/y. This growth positioned hydropower energy as the highest cumulated installed capacity among renewable energy sources. Intriguing, considering that over the last two years solar and wind power generation actually grew faster than hydropower.
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