A Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) survey of 63 major US corporations with large energy footprints show that a strong majority (72%) of those who have previously purchased renewable capacity are planning to procure more in the next 18 months.
23 June 2016 10:45 GMT
Policy can help to popularise the use of off-grid solar lighting solutions and small home PV systems in Africa by providing clarity to new market entrants, raising consumer confidence through product standardisation, facilitating financing and establishing regulatory oversight of the new business models that are driving the nascent market.
23 June 2016 06:41 GMT
Rhode Island’s legislature passed a bill that raises the renewable energy mandate from 14.5% by 2019 to 40% by 2035, joining a growing number of US states that have done so to diversify their energy mix and reduce CO2 emissions.
22 June 2016 05:27 GMT
Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors on Tuesday offered to buy SolarCity, the largest US rooftop solar installer, in a deal worth about $2.79bn that aims to create the only “vertically integrated energy company offering end-to-end clean energy products.”
22 June 2016 02:17 GMT
Southern Power, a fast-growing US solar and wind energy developer and generator, has completed issuance of €1.1bn ($1,23bn) in green bonds with net proceeds going to help finance its portfolio of renewable energy projects.
21 June 2016 05:23 GMT
Pacific Gas & Electric, among the largest US utilities, is proposing to phase out California’s last two nuclear power plants and replace the power with renewable energy and other greenhouse gas-free resources, energy efficiency and storage.
21 June 2016 03:34 GMT
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