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August 19, 2014
Regulations could obtain half the carbon reductions that were envisioned under a congressional measure that fell apart in 2009, according to a CQ Roll Call analysis. Full story
August 15, 2014
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In the first six months of this year, China added 3.3 gigawatts of solar power capacity, which is more capacity than Australia has, Bloomberg News reported. The addition, twice as much as in the first half of last year, brings China’s total solar capacity to 23 gigawatts.
The news comes after China announced it had added 13 gigawatts of hydropower this year and plans to cut coal generation in Beijing to reduce air pollution.
The country’s energy administration hopes to install a total of 13 gigawatts of solar power this year, much of it in the form of distributed solar on consumers’ rooftops, Bloomberg reported.
Electric vehicles could provide smart grid services that have been handled by conventional power plants. Automakers and utility groups took a step forward last week in an effort to systematize the communication between a charging plug-in electric vehicle, or PEV, and grid operators. Full story
August 7, 2014
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August 5, 2014
The utility-scale solar power market in the United States is expected to falter in the next couple of years, contracting when the investment tax credit is no longer renewed, before expanding as a viable market, according to Ethan Zindler, head of policy analysis at Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Full story
August 4, 2014
August 1, 2014
Lighting as we know it will be completely revolutionized in coming years, according to an executive at the world’s largest lighting company. Full story