renewable energy asset Articles

  • Above and Beyond - Green Tariff Design for Traditional Utilities

    This paper describes what draws U.S. commercial and industrial customers to renewable energy, and explores how traditional utilities could build on their strengths to deliver affordable renewable energy to customers. Executive Summary Challenges, from technological advances to evolving emissions regulation and an aging infrastructure, are driving up costs and increasing the risk ...

  • Expanding master limited partnerships has broad appeal, but still faces long odds

    Legislation allowing renewable energy companies to organize as master limited partnerships appears to have something a wide range of interests can support, but despite its bipartisan backing, it cannot seem to gain traction in Congress. For years, MLPs have been popular in the energy industry for their tax benefits and access to cheap capital. The nation's first MLP was Houston-based oil and gas ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • PV owners urged to use tech advances, retrofits to hike yield

    Solar operators must capitalize on new panel coating and analytics technologies and optimize retrofit and repowering strategies to boost competitiveness, Mate Heisz, lead coordinator of new European solar O&M best practice guidelines, told New Energy Update. As capital costs fall and subsidies end, solar plant owners are seeking to reduce operations and maintenance (O&M) ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Insurance for Crossing the Valley of Death

    To achieve a modest reduction in atmospheric carbon dioxide emissions, global investment in renewable energy assets would need to increase from current levels of about $100 billion per year to $500 billion per year. Some of this increase can be accomplished by investment in existing, commercially proven technologies; but to meet the challenge of rapidly scaling renewable energy, we also need to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • BC Green Economy Report - Report on the Green Ecomony in British Columbia

    The green economy in British Columbia could be worth more than $27 billion by 2020, according to an independent study. The Vancouver-based GLOBE Foundation report assesses the economic and employment impacts associated with the transformation of the provincial economy toward lower-carbon energy generation and usage, as well as business practices that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Mitsubishi group to buy Dutch green energy supplier; European renewables fund raises 857 million euros

    Mitsubishi-led group to buy Dutch renewable energy supplier A Japanese consortium led by Mitsubishi Corporation is set to buy Dutch renewable energy supplier Eneco for a total equity value of 4.1 billion euros ($4.6 billion) after agreeing terms with Eneco's main shareholders, the companies said November 25. The 'Diamond Chubu' consortium, which is owned by Mitsubishi ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Project MLH3 Murphy Phase III - Case Study

    Project Name: Murphy Phase III Location: Gainesville, FL Size: 1.05MW Completion time: November 2013 Annual power generation: 338.48MWh Selling time: April 2015 Murphy Land Holdings III ("MLH3"), located in Alachua County, Florida, is the second large-scale ground power station project that Hanergy acquired and constructed in the United ...


    By Hanergy Holding Group

  • Taking IoT on the Voyage of Discovery: unlocking the real value in Field Service

    We are seeing the growing demand to integrate connected devices for field service operations. In a recent study by IFS, 30 percent of product-oriented companies said they are already using IoT for field service to some extent – a few companies are even harnessing IoT data to ...


    By IFS

  • Renewable Energy Projects on Contaminated Property | Managing the Risks Part II

    Part II of Renewable Energy Projects on Contaminated Property | Managing the Risks The First entry can be found at Part I Risk and Exposures in the Life Cycle of a Project The typical renewable energy project involves multiple parties: tax equity investors; equity investors; local utilities; engineering, procurement, ...

  • Taking Action on Climate is the Ultimate No-Brainer Business Strategy

    Recently, as I finished speaking to a group of fund managers, I was asked two questions that have become increasingly common. The first was: “What if scientists are wrong and the climate thing doesn’t turn out to be so bad?” The second was: “Will companies regret doing something about it?” On the bright side, these questions are a big ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Integration of pump storage hydro with wind energy

    Renewable energy has significant advantages as it does not contribute to Greenhouse Gases (GHG). Wind energy is a renewable energy alternative that is being installed worldwide. However, wind energy is unpredictable and thus, unavailable as compared to conventional generation. The availability of wind energy compared to conventional power plants is a cause of contention. Currently, the rate of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Solar operators take on price, timing risk to secure offtakers

    Asset managers are building wholesale market expertise and creating time-sensitive labor and cleaning strategies to meet the risk demands of offtakers, leading operators told the PV USA Operations conference. Falling solar costs and growing demand from utility and  ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Con Edison to pilot $15M virtual power plant project

    New York utility Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) plans to launch a pilot virtual power plant (VPP) project in June to test out the business case for integrating aggregated fleets of residential solar-plus-storage systems into the grid, Jamie Brennan, director of demonstration projects at Con Edison, told Energy Storage Update. The project will link hundreds of solar and battery storage systems ...


    By Reuters Events

  • A new application of hydrogen

    A new application of hydrogen is being deployed which is helping solve humanity’s ever-evolving energy woes. Traditionally, hydrogen has a large number of applications – used in everything from industrial products to food packaging. Ammonia used in fertilizer and industrial processes amounted to 160 Million tons worldwide in 2011; hydrogen is a primary component in ammonia. The market ...


    By Verde LLC

  • Geographical Distribution of Renewable Power is Skewed in The US

    As much as 10% of the total electricity generated in the United States came from solar and wind sources in 2018. This share of modern renewable electricity is expected to increase to 13% in the nation’s power mix by the end of year 2020 and ...


    By CleanEnergyAuthority.com

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