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Silverpeak acquires 180-MW Texas solar project from Tri Global Energy

Silverpeak acquires 180-MW Texas solar project from Tri Global Energy

Solar Power World


Tri Global Energy, a leading developer of renewable energy, announced an agreement to sell the 180-MW Flatland Solar project to Silverpeak, an alternative investment firm focused on real estate, energy and credit. Tri Global Energy …

Source: Houston Chronicle

Private equity, venture capital putting money into solar development

Houston Chronicle


Corporate funding into the solar energy industry topped $11.7 billion last year, a 20 percent increase compared to the $9.7 billion raised in 2018.

Funding included venture capital, private equity, debt financing and public market financing, according to …

January 9, 2020 - 2:30 pm Energy News, Renewable Energy
Source: Reuters

BP increases stake in solar energy firm Lightsource BP

Reuters


LONDON – BP (BP.L) is increasing its stake in solar energy developer Lightsource BP to 50% from 43% and is aiming for rapid growth over the next few years, the two companies said on Thursday.

European oil …

Source: Houston Chronicle/Jordan Blum

Texas needs better management of small power sources

Houston Chronicle


Electricity consumers in Texas could save nearly $5.5 billion over the next decade by using distributed energy resources such as solar energy, energy storage and electric vehicles to reduce the need for more expensive peak power generation and …

Solar Generation Projects Require Abundant Acreage

Solar Generation Projects Require Abundant Acreage

18.5 Billion Solar Panels Could  Power the U.S., but …

To generate electricity from the sun, you need either to collect solar radiation and convert it with photovoltaic cells to DC power, then to AC with an inverter, or you …

Renewable Energy could Replace Fossil Fuels for Power Gen by 2066: an OAG360® Exclusive Interview with NREL Director Martin Keller

Renewable Energy could Replace Fossil Fuels for Power Gen by 2066: an OAG360® Exclusive Interview with NREL Director Martin Keller

If Martin Keller’s prediction comes true, in 50 years the U.S. won’t be using nearly the amount of crude oil, refined petroleum products, natural gas or coal as the legacy energy industry has been supplying for the past 100 years