Alternative Energy Technology

The Take Away on Cost: How Geothermal Can Compete with Solar
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NV Energy’s Jack McGinley recently put the U.S. geothermal industry’s current challenge in succinct terms: Geothermal is not competing with solar PV on cost, and when it comes to utility power procurements, “low cost wins.”

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TerraForm, BP and Diamond Get Better Terms on Wind Farm Debt
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TerraForm Power Inc., BP Plc and Diamond Generating Corp. repriced about $187 million of outstanding debt with a lower rate for a wind farm in Idaho, according to a person familiar with the deal.

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Southwest Power Pool Hits New Peak for Wind Power in December
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The Southwest Power Pool set a new wind power peak of 9,948 MW on Dec. 19, which represented a penetration level of 33.5%, SPP said in a Twitter posting early Dec. 21.

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Putting Bioenergy on the Map in South Australia
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One of the world’s most progressive renewable energy states is looking to expand its bioenergy industry as it strives to use green energy to supply half of its electricity needs by 2025.

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From Energy Storage To Sustainable Living, RenewableEnergyWorld.com’s Top 10 Blogs of 2015
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As we close out 2015, the editors of RenewableEnergyWorld.com would like to send a big Thank You to our blogging community. Year after year, bloggers contribute content that is filled with valuable insights, up-to-date news, innovative project highlights and cool new technology updates. RenewableEnergyWorld.com bloggers are truly a crucial part of our website. Long-time bloggers […]

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KenGen of Kenya Seeks Partner to Help Develop Geothermal Plants
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Kenya Electricity Generating Co. said it may partner with U.S., Chinese or Indian investors to finance and develop geothermal plants, including a $650 million facility that will generate as much as 180 MW.

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How Green is Your State?
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Sustainable business practices and environmental impact via engineering renewable energy are keys to naming 10 of the greenest states in America, according to Olivet Nazarene University’s engineering department.

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