How does the solar industry transition from the current project-based financing structure to one where more capital is available at faster speed and lower cost? That was the question discussed by various industry stakeholders in a recent meeting of the Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC)…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/a-transition-to-a-securitized-market-can-credit-enhancements-leverage-solar-investment-solar-access-to-public-capital-sapc-working-group-convened-by-nrel/ (SAPC, Credit Enhancements Leverage, NREL, Solar Access to Public Capital, Solar Investment, Transition Securitized Market, working group convened
Saudi Arabia plans to install 41,000 megawatts (MW) of solar power over the next 20 years.
A slide in solar power costs and a surge in oil prices over the last few years has made solar power a win-win strategy for Saudi Arabia: saving billions of dollars of crude for export while making…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/soalr/saudi-arabia-plans-to-install-41000-megawatts-mw-of-solar-power-over-the-next-20-years-u-s-department-of-energys-national-renewable-energy-laboratory-nrel/ CSP PV, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, Saudi Arabia Riyadh plans solar power energy, Saudi Arabia solar energy, U.S. Department of Energy’s
Time to set the record straight on EPA’s premature approval of E15 fuel for the marketplace – necessitated by EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy’s recent inaccurate and misleading responses to Senate questions about E15 testing. McCarthy was asked:
“Was EPA aware of ongoing…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/taking-on-the-epa-and-e15-testing-by-epa-administrator-nominee-gina-mccarthys-recent-inaccurate-and-misleading-responses/ Agriculture, Biofuels, CRC’s research, DoE, e15 fuel, E15 Testing, Efficiency, Energy and Economy, Environmental Policy, epa, EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy, government regulation, misleading responses, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, recent inaccurate, Risk Management, Taking EPA, Transportation
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saudi Arabia is jumping headlong into renewable energy, with plans to install more solar and wind power in the next 20 years than the rest of the world has installed to date.
NREL’s Steve Wilcox at the K.A.CARE site training Saudi industry and academic personnel…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/saudi-arabia-looks-to-nrel-for-solar-monitoring-expertise-us-department-of-energys-national-renewable-energy-laboratory-nrel/ Building a New City, Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, renewable energy, Saudi Arabia, solar energy, Solar Tech, Support Renewables
Another innovative initiative is underway to give a boost to the wind energy workforce and keep moving the industry’s technology forward. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) last Thursday announced the teams selected to take part in the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/doe-nrel-announce-inaugural-collegiate-wind-competition-teams-wind-for-schools-wind-application-centers/ National Renewable Energy Laboratory, NREL, Schools, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Wind Application Centers, Wind energy, Wind for Schools
New Hampshire, USA – A new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) puts some hard numbers to the benefits realized when U.S. cities streamline their solar PV permitting processes.
Germany’s residential solar adoption is attributed to friendly policies…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/how-solar-friendly-city-permitting-processes-can-work-in-the-us-lawrence-berkeley-national-laboratory-lbnl/ Germany, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL, new study, NREL, PV permitting processes, Solar Freedom, U.S. cities streamline
The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) is at the nexus of a changing landscape, where the mountains meet the plains. It’s also where changes in the wind industry are being previewed. And, a visitor or passerby will notice significant yet subtle changes taking place on site, including a…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/change-is-in-the-air-at-nrels-national-renewable-energy-laboratory-national-wind-technology-center-nwtc/ National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Wind Technology Center, NREL, NWTC, Renewable Energy Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE)
We’re losing the race against global warming. Worldwide coal production increased about eight times faster than solar- and wind-power generation last year. China added more new coal plants in 2011 than are running in Texas and Ohio, even as it leads the world in wind-power capacity….http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/the-limits-of-renewable-energy-a-call-for-research-and-development-losing-the-race-against-global-warming/
Emerging from the 2008 financial crisis with new incentives, innovative business models, and rapidly declining costs, photovoltaics (PV) have gone on to achieve installation at rates unprecedented in their 40 year-long U.S. commercial history. And, despite some headwinds, PV deployment will…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/risk-and-finance-in-the-photovoltaics-pv-industry-financial-crisis-with-new-incentives-innovative-business-models/