The Switch to Solar at Coal Power Plants and Mines is On

Project developers, investors, government and community organizations in the U.S. are coming together to resolve the socioeconomic and environmental issues associated with deploying solar...
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Vietnam Solar Profile: Energy, and an Economy, in Transition

Vietnam’s power sector has been expanding alongside its economy—at USD223.9 billion in 2017—one of the 20 fastest growing in the world with year-over-year growth rates...

Three Large-Scale Energy Storage Technologies That May Hold the Keys to Unleashing an All-Out Renewable Energy Transition

Recent developments to do with pumped hydro, liquid air and kinetic energy storage technology hold out the promise of inexpensive, widely available energy storage....
Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 31–April 7, 2019

Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 31–April 7 Week

The shift away from coal and towards decentralized solar, wind and renewables continues. News regarding utility solar-storage in Hawaii, retirement of the massive Navajo...

Bangladesh, World Bank Team Up to Double Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity

As much as 310 megawatts (MW) of new solar power capacity is to be installed in Bangladesh beginning this year on out to January...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: March 24–31, 2019

Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 24–31 Week

Leading U.S. corporations launch corporate Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance; three new utility-scale power plants for Florida; a 2.6-gigawatt solar project launch in Saudi Arabia...

Sun on the Sand: Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Turns to Solar Power

Oil wells dotting the landscape, giant super-tankers plying the waters through the Strait of Hormuz, unending miles of blue-grey solar panels stretching to the horizon...

The Solar and Renewables-Fueled Utility of the Future May Be Evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Though yet to prove itself long-term, smart, off-grid solar-plus-energy storage and mobile money and banking services are shaping up as a potent combination when...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 16–Mar. 23 2019

Solar Magazine’s Curated News Highlights, March 16–23 Week

Plenty news regarding solar and renewable energy emerged March 16–23 week: Analysts see the beginning of the end for thermal coal in Japan and...

The Sun Shines on Europe

2018 was a banner year for solar power in Europe. As in the United States, solar is the fastest growing segment of the energy...

Tokyo, Copenhagen, San Diego and Peña Station NEXT Rank Among Deloitte’s Biggest, Purest and Newest Smart Renewable Cities

Smart renewable cities (SRCs) are emerging around the world as governments, utilities, corporations and communities create innovative models that leverage and capitalize on the...
Solar Magazine Weekly Solar Highlights: Mar. 9–Mar.16 2019

Solar Magazine’s News Highlights, March 9–16 Week

African island solar minigrids, plans to build a solar power facility at a former coal mining site, and the U.S. solar PV market shows...