Accelerate coal retirements, 275MW of storage for PV at ‘unprecedented low prices’

Xcel Energy has filed a plan which would retire two coal plants, add significant capacities of renewables and gas – and deploy 275MW specifically in combination with PV. A Colorado-headquartered...

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Residential energy storage grows 9x in Q1 2018

The 36 megawatt-hours of residential energy storage installed in the United States during Q1 is the latest in a year of accelerating growth rates, driven by policies in California and Hawaii.

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Finance Now Available for Solar and Battery Systems

For many who want to move more quickly to renewable energy, the significant upfront cost of a solar or battery solution makes it challenging to make a start.

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Solar module prices set to fall 35% in 2018 - BNEF

According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), the global average selling price (ASP) of solar modules is expected to decline by 35% in 2018, compared to previous forecasts of a 20% to 27%...

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Fully Charged Live Event: The Tesla Dance

With thousands of others, I enjoyed the inaugural Fully Charged Live event at Silverstone last weekend.

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Fully Charged Live: Earn £70 a day for your EV

At the inaugural Fully Charged Live even at Silverstone, I met Greg Fairbotham the founder of Zoom EV, a UK based peer-to-peer car sharing platform for low emission vehicles. The premise is you...

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Renewables lobby questions economics behind Wylfa Newydd nuclear investment

The UK’s renewables lobby has scrutinised the government’s decision to directly invest billions of pounds in Hitachi’s proposed nuclear project, suggesting renewables to be a far cheaper and...

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'Carbon bubble' could spark global financial crisis, study warns

Advances in clean energy expected to cause a sudden drop in demand for fossil fuels, leaving companies with trillions in stranded assets

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Sadiq Khan launches electric vehicle rapid charging taskforce for London

London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a new taskforce to expand the capital’s electric vehicle infrastructure just one week after a London Assembly committee called on him to do more to boost the...

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Why energy storage is key to a global climate breakthrough

When Vaclav Smil writes about energy, the world pays attention. “I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next Star Wars movie,” Bill Gates once tweeted.Smil is a professor at...

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