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Published on July 11th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan


Solar & Wind News (Large Solar Projects, Energy Revolution…)

July 11th, 2016 by  

Can’t get enough of that solar energy and wind energy news? Below is a roundup from the past few weeks from around the web.

(Note that we’ve moved most renewable energy project news to Cleantechies, since that site is more focused on the inside-baseball and daily-grind news of renewable energy, and we moved much of the policy-related news to Planetsave.)


Solar Policy

  1. European Renewable Organizations Call For Removing Trade Measures Against Chinese PV
  2. Mexico’s Energy Revolution Is Getting Hotter & Hotter
  3. Berlin’s Renewable Energy Fiasco… Revisited

Solar Projects

  1. 100 MW Solar Power Project Proposed In Vietnam’s Quang Tri Province
  2. United PV Commissions 100 MW Solar Project Under China’s ‘Front Runner’ Program
  3. 200 MW Capacity Auctioned For India’s Charanka Solar Power Park
  4. Solar Microgrids Key To Economic Empowerment In India
  5. KfW To Support Floating Solar Power Projects In India
  6. Kuwait’s Ener Tech To Set Up Solar Power Projects In Pakistan
  7. Extension Request For Brazil Solar Farm Development Hits Roadblock?
  8. WA Copper Mine Goes Green As It Powers With Solar & Storage
  9. Can A Brewery Operate Off The Grid Using Only Solar Power?
  10. India’s Adani Enterprises Moving Ahead With Solar Module Manufacturing Venture
  11. Canadian Solar, Flextronics Plan 350 MW Solar Panel Factory In Brazil
  12. Fortum Plans More Investment In India’s Green Economy

Wind Energy

  1. Is Denmark the Real Energy Transition Leader Globally?
  2. Germany’s Energy Transition Overwhelmingly Popular, Despite Deniers
  3. Six Reasons Texas Is a Wind Energy Leader
  4. WindAid Wind Turbine Kickstarter Campaign Ends Soon
  5. Here’s How To Donate To WindAid After Kickstarter Campaign Comes Up Short
  6. Eggbeater Wind Turbine “Total Flop,” Says German Newspaper
  7. World’s Tallest Wind Turbine Going Up Now In Germany


  1. Critique of Wind & Solar Cannot Withstand Light of Day
  2. Solar Power Could Provide 13% Of All Electric Power By 2030
  3. The Future Is Solar
  4. Information Specifically From TSLA Conference Call On SCTY Merger
  5. Can ISOs Rely On PV Fleet Forecasts?
  6. NEXT Solar Window Coating Generates Free Electricity From Sunlight
  7. Falling Renewable Energy Prices Threaten Energy Storage. Here’s What We Need to Do.
  8. California Regulators Update Renewable Energy Interconnection Rules
  9. Tesla Energy Sales To Be A Catalyst For Company Growth?
  10. LG Chem 3 Megawatt Grid Storage System For Ohio
  11. Advanced Energy Storage Systems Poised For Massive Growth
  12. 3 Myths That Keep People From Going Solar
  13. Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Auction Prices Decline
  14. Are Global Goals to End Energy Poverty by 2030 Doomed With a Centralized Approach?
  15. Small Indiana Company Gambles On Solar Power And Wins Big
  16. CLP India Enters Solar Power Market Through Joint Venture With Suzlon Energy
  17. Ontario Now Accepting Micro-FiT Incentive Applications
  18. The Secret About Nuclear Power
  19. What Comes After Coal?
  20. The End of the Era of Baseload Power Plants
  21. The Case for ‘Gigawatts of Change’ in Egypt

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is tryin' to help society help itself one word at a time. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director, chief editor, and CEO. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, Canada, and Curaçao. Zach has long-term investments in Tesla [TSLA] — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in this company and feels like it is a good cleantech company to invest in. But he does not offer (explicitly or implicitly) investment advice of any sort on Tesla or any other company.

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