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    1. DoE backs storage & renewables on tribal lands

      DoE backs storage & renewables on tribal lands
      Following on the heels of the U.S. Department of the Interior's (DOI) recently announced initiative aimed at facilitating renewable energy development on tribal lands, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has also launched a new program designed to advance clean energy generation in Indian Country.
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      Mentions: DoE U.S. Alaska
    2. German offshore wind developer looks to Norway pumped hydro storage

      German offshore wind developer looks to Norway pumped hydro storage

      !f wind reaches 20-25% of electricity supply capacity, it could be meeting 100% of demand during off-peak times, making storage essential. “You need the Norwegians for that [for their pumped-hydro capacity]. … we have them on board, as Statoil, Statkraft are the partners of RWE on this project.” [said Vahrenholt of RWE Innogy]

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      Mentions: Norway Belgium Europe
    3. Investments in new renewable plants exceeded fossil for first time

      Investments in new renewable plants exceeded fossil for first time
      Renewable energy is surpassing fossil fuels for the first time in new power-plant investments. Electricity from wind, sun, waves and biomass drew $187B last year compared with $157B for natural gas, oil and coal, according to Bloomberg. Accelerating installations of solar- and wind-power plants led to lower equipment prices, making clean energy more competitive with coal.
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      Mentions: Japan India U.S.
    4. $15B Wind & Pumped Hydro Projects in Lesotho

      $15B Wind & Pumped Hydro Projects in Lesotho

      Contractor Harrison & White (Johannesburg) unveiled the Lesotho Highlands Power Project, to be comprised of 6GW of wind and 4GW of pumped hydro over the next 15 years. The projects will be built and equity provided by Harrison & White and the Lesotho government, while debt will come from several undisclosed Chinese financial institutions. The first project will be a 150MW wind farm that is slated to enter construction next year.

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    5. S&C helps Texas wind Farm meet interconnection standards

      S&C helps Texas wind Farm meet interconnection standards
      S&C Electric has completed a VAR compensation system that helps the Edison Mission Energy Goat Mountain Wind Ranch meet the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)'s new grid interconnection requirements. Retrofit projects such as this one, are increasing as renewable plants and utilities ensure existing assets and systems comply with evolving grid requirements.
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      Mentions: TX S&C Electric
    6. Alberta Study: Energy storage key for wind power producers

      Alberta Study: Energy storage key for wind power producers
      Alberta (Canada) wholesale power prices fluctuate every 10 minutes. The new study, released this week, examined generation from several wind farms and power prices during that period. It found wind farms could have increased their revenue by up to 43% if they had been able to store power and add it to the market as demand - and prices - increased. When prices were lower, they could recharge their storage.
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      Mentions: Canada
    7. Germany to invest US$130B in renewable energy and efficiency

      Germany to invest US$130B in renewable energy and efficiency
      Germany's federally-owned KfW banking group is facilitating renewable energy and energy efficiency investments in Germany with EUR 100 billion (over $130 billion) over the next five years. Germany is the world's largest photovoltaic market and leading wind energy generator in Europe. This boost will further decrease investment risk and accelerate the country's move to renewable energy, adding to the country's attractiveness as a business location.
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      Mentions: Germany
    8. Wind: Buy Chinese - Borrow Chinese

      Wind: Buy Chinese - Borrow Chinese
      China has taken on General Electric and Western peers that control the $70 billion wind-turbine market. With at least $15B in state-backed credit, China’s biggest windmill makers Sinovel Wind Group and Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology won their first major foreign orders in the past year. They plan to set up plants abroad, including China’s first in the U.S., easing entry into markets for delivering machines that can weigh 750 tons each.
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      Mentions: CA Australia India
    9. Interview: Strategic Significance of Storage

      Energy storage, in theory at least, is a technology with enormous potential to change the way energy is transported, dispatched and consumed. Because the energy sector is dynamic and technologies evolve every bit as fast, I spoke about energy storage with Edwin F. Feo, the managing partner of USRG Renewable Finance, one of the country’s largest private equity firms for renewable energy, biofuels and cleantech infrastructure.
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      Mentions: Japan DoE HI
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