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About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

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Facebook Signs 294 Megawatt Wind PPA To Power Nordic Data Centers

May 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Facebook has this week signed a 294 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with asset manager Luxcara and Swedish power company Vattenfall to secure the electricity generated from three wind farms located in southwest Norway to power the company's Nordic data centers. 

Parts Of Europe Could Become Windier In A 1.5˚C World

May 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A new study has concluded that the United Kingdom and large swathes of northern Europe could become windier if global temperature levels rise to 1.5˚C above pre-industrial levels, resulting in far-reaching implications for wind energy generation. 

Statoil Officially Changes Name To Equinor

May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

After announcing its intention earlier in the year, Norwegian multinational oil and gas company Statoil has today officially changed its name to Equinor after the company's annual general meeting approved the name change on Tuesday. 

Hanwha Q CELLS Returns To Profitability, Downgrades 2018 Guidance

May 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

South Korean solar manufacturer Hanwha Q CELLS announced its latest quarterly earnings this week, revealing that the company returned to profitability in the first quarter of 2018 after a net loss in the previous quarter, but tempered the news by downgrading its 2018 shipping guidance. 

EIB To Provide €300 Million Loan To China Eximbank

May 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The European Investment Bank announced this week that it has signed an agreement to provide a €300 million framework loan in partnership with The Export-Import Bank of China, also known as Eximbank, which the Europeans hope will spur other financiers in providing up to €1 billion in financing to help the country reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental protection. 

Lloyds Banking Group Launches £2 Billion Clean Financing Initiative

May 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

British banking royalty Lloyds Banking Group has this week launched a new £2 billion funding scheme aimed at helping UK businesses invest in reducing their environmental impact while simultaneously increasing their productivity, and subsequently increased its own lending commitment to £3 billion. 

Brazil To Hit 2 Gigawatts Of Installed Solar By End Of 2018

May 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Brazil's solar association has said that it expects it will reach 2 gigawatts (GW) worth of cumulative solar PV capacity installed by the end of this year, having already hit the 1.1 GW mark and with enough projects in construction this year to hit the target. 

US Offshore Wind Currently Worth 17 Gigawatts, Investment Needed To Bolster Industry

May 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The US offshore wind industry is on the verge of becoming a major national industry, according to the Business Network for Offshore Wind, but in a new report it has warned that immediate investment is needed in the US supply chain so as to offset the steady reduction of the Investment Tax Credit and to minimize reliance on the European supply industry. 

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