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UAE is actively involved in global efforts to address impacts of climate change

Press Release, Zawya Dubai, UAE: Climate change has become the most pressing issue for the global community today. Its widespread effects and consequences are already being seen in our lifetime. Changing weather patterns threaten food production, rising water levels increase the risk of...


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Siemens to design self-sufficient microgrid in Finland

Renewables Now Summary German engineering group Siemens AG has won a contract to design and engineer a self-sufficient smart medium-voltage microgrid in Finland for local district heating firm Lempäälän Energia Oy. The Lemene project calls for the installation of a grid in the Marjamäki...


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New UMaine energy proposal calls for biomass, solar

Tux Turkel, Press Herald Summary The University of Maine in Orono would get much of its heat and electricity from an on-campus Renewable Energy Center fueled by locally harvested wood and a huge solar array, according to a plan being negotiated by the university system and Honeywell...


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Power of Nature: Largest Renewable Energy Projects in the World

Carrie Ann, Industry Leaders Magazine Summary The world is rapidly transitioning towards clean energy for sustainability. In fact, companies like Azure Power, First Solar Ocean Power Technologies, Suzlon, and Vestas are progressing towards building the world’s largest renewable energy projects...


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Navy Signs Lease for Solar Panels Near Naval Station Newport

The Associated Press Summary PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The U.S. Navy has signed a lease to add solar panels to land it owns near a naval station in Rhode Island. Naval Station Newport says the Navy and Solar Breakers, LLC signed a 37-year lease to complete a large off-base solar photovoltaic...


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Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center Begins Journey to Creating Net-Zero Energy Campus

Press Release, City of Denver 250-acre campus will minimize environmental footprint by utilizing readily accessible and renewable resources DENVER – The Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center (NWCO) today announced the establishment of aggressive climate and energy conservation goals...


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Bornholm Island Acts as Microgrid Lab for Denmark’s Green Ambitions

Yasmin Ali, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Denmark has an ambitious target to produce 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. But integrating renewable energy into the system makes it difficult to balance the intermittent supply with demand. With its high abundance of...


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A world first renewable energy system inaugurated in Denmark

Press Release, Renew Economy Summary The vision to set new standards for cost-competitive renewable heat and power production became a reality today with the official opening of a revolutionary green energy facility in Denmark. Inaugurated by the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and...


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Hybrid power generation and microgrids for gas engines

Alex Marshall, Decentralized Energy Summary Economics and technology developments are changing the landscape of the power generation sector. Over the last 20 years, there has been a movement away from large centralised power stations towards decentralised generation close to the site of use. ...


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Disney adding solar farm: Reedy Creek signs easement for 50MW facility

Paul Brinkmann, Orlando Sentinel Summary Disney World will soon be connected to a new solar farm along State Road 429, 10 times larger than the existing Hidden Mickey solar farm near Epcot. Reedy Creek Improvement District signed an agreement and easement with Miami-based Origis Energy to...