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16.5 GW Installed in Record Year for Wind Energy in the US: Report

The US added more wind capacity than ever before in 2020, with 16.5 GW installed – far exceeding the previous record set in 2012. The US added more wind capacity than ever before in 2020. Some 16.5 gigawatts of capacity was installed – far exceeding the previous record set in 2012. General Electric was the […]

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Record 33.6 GW of Wind and Solar Capacity Added to US Grid in 2020: BNEF

A new report has found that in a year faced with COVID-19, a record 33.6 GW of wind and solar capacity was added to the US grid in 2020. Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic and sharp economic contraction, the US clean energy sectors showed strong resilience in 2020, continuing a decade-long growth trend, BloombergNEF (BNEF) […]

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Renewed US-India Climate Cooperation Should Focus on Driving Foreign Investment to India’s Green Transition

The United States (US) and India should work together to encourage greater foreign institutional investment in India’s green transition in order to help further progress the global effort to combat climate change, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress and India’s Council on Energy, Environment and Water. The report recommends that […]

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Masdar Achieves First Close on 1.6 GW RE Portfolio in US With EDF-R

Masdar has achieved the first closing on the acquisition of 50 percent of a 1.6 GW clean energy portfolio of projects in the US from EDF R Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has announced recently that it has achieved the first closing on the acquisition of 50 percent of a 1.6-gigawatt […]

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Solar now the Cheapest Source of new Power in Many Markets: WoodMac

A new report finds that by 2030, solar will become the cheapest source of new power in every US state, plus Canada, China & 14 other nations The cost of solar power has dropped 90 percent over the last two decades, and will likely fall another 15 percent to 25 percent in the decade to […]

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US to Deploy 50 Million EVs by 2030, Accelerating EV Adoption

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has released a report, ‘Racing to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption: Decarbonizing Transportation with Ridehailing’. The Report gives insights into the Decarbonization goals of the US. As the race is on to deploy over 50 million electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States in the coming ten years. That will put […]

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Total and 174 Power to Develop 1.6 GW Solar & Storage Projects in US

Total and 174 Power Global will co-develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects of 1.6 GW cumulative capacity in the US Total and 174 Power Global, a wholly-owned Hanwha Group affiliate, have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture (JV) to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects of 1.6 gigawatts […]

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ENGIE NA Added Nearly 2 GW of Renewable Energy in the US in 2020

ENGIE North America has announced that it added nearly 2 GW of renewable energy in the US in 2020, as part of its commitment to deliver 9 GW of renewable energy capacity globally between 2019 and 2021. These new clean energy capacities will offset nearly 2.1 million metric tons of carbon and bring the firm’s […]

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