Solar weekend: China’s 7.2-GW milestone

Next Level Design — New-School Solar Software Providers Take on the Incumbents Jennifer Delony | July 18, 2017 Solar design software industry stakeholders are working out the best approach to giving developers access to all the tools they need to provide accurate and efficient services. Read more » Likana Solar …

Wind news: Utilities buying more wind

Contract Wins and Acquisitions Further Growth of Global Offshore Wind Industry Jennifer Runyon | July 17, 2017 The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country, meeting 5 percent of total national demand. That figure is likely to grow, with the sector predicted to be… Read more …

Hackers targeting power plants

Features U.S. officials: Hackers targeting power plants The techniques resemble those of Russian hacking group Energetic Bear Read more » Adapting to a changing landscape with fuel cell technology Utilities have been required to invest heavily in their operations at a time when electricity sales are generally flat or in …

Wind news: Offshore breakthrough

A High-Water Mark for the Global Wind Industry? Jesse Broehl | June 12, 2017 Will 2015 be the high-water mark for annual global wind installations? We recently compiled our data for 2016 in our annual World Wind Energy Market Update 2017 report, finding that -while… Read more » DolWin2 Offshore …

Solar news: The market decides

Nevada RPS, Community Solar Bills Vetoed; Net Metering Reinstated Renewable Energy World Editors | June 19, 2017 Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed two bills last week that would have increased the state’s renewable energy standard and promoted community solar programs. Read more » European Energy Trading Firms to Test Blockchain …

SDG Update – 20 June 2017 – IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub

“Must reading to keep up with all the progress on SDGs and the global green transition, with thanks to IISD.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” GUEST ARTICLES Energy Efficiency at the G20: Collaborating Internationally for a Sustainable Future . Benoit Lebot, Executive Director, International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC)  The world …