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Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, Uzbekistan sign $2.5bn energy agreements

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power, Uzbekistan sign $2.5bn energy agreements

Gulf Business


The agreements include the construction of a 1,500MW Combined Cycle Gas-Turbine power plant and a 500-1000MW wind farm

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia’s utility developer ACWA Power revealed that it had signed three agreements, potentially worth up to $2.5bn, …

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

How long will the slowdown in renewables last?

GreenBiz


Oil & Gas 360 Editors Note: Trevor d’Olier-Lees writes an excellent article looking at the renewable market, and if a downturn is on the horizon.  The key take away’s from the article are surrounding the removal of tax incentives

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar

EIA


EIA expects 42 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity additions to start commercial operation in 2020. Solar and wind represent almost 32 GW, or 76%, of these additions.

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar - fig 1 -oilandgas360

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric

Source: Houston Chronicle

Renewables get a boost from lower cost batteries

Houston Chronicle


Lower costs and more capacity helped to drive growth in the renewable energy industry this year, according to a new study.

The lifetime cost of operating utility-scale solar facilities declined by 18 percent and on-shore wind dipped by …

Source: Houston Chronicle/Billy Calzada

Wells Fargo inks solar deal with NRG

Source: Houston Chronicle


Wells Fargo, the San Francisco-based bank, negotiated a 10-year renewable energy deal with Reliant Energy, the retail electric provider owned by Houston and New Jersey based NRG Energy.

The agreement will provide about 62,000 megawatt hours of …

EIA: Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Coal in April

EIA: Renewables Generated More Electricity Than Coal in April

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Renewables edge out coal for the first time in U.S. history
This April, for the first time in U.S. history, monthly electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded that of coal-fired means,

In 10 States Wind and Solar Output Exceeds 20% of Total Power Generated – Iowa, Kansas Jump to 50%

In 10 States Wind and Solar Output Exceeds 20% of Total Power Generated – Iowa, Kansas Jump to 50%

Wind and solar generation are steadily growing in the U.S.

According to a new report released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), wind and solar electric generation reached or exceeded 20% of total generation in 10 states in 2017.

Tellurian is sharply cutting the equity buy-in for potential partners in a bid to make its business model to finance construction of its proposed Driftwood LNG export terminal more attractive.

New Jobs in Energy: Technology, Innovation and Big Data

The changing face of energy: new jobs in the broad energy sector

Powering the industrial base, fueling all modes of transportation including the nation’s food distribution system, and setting the table for national economic growth—filling jobs in the energy industry …

Here’s Why Wind Could Replace Natural Gas

Here’s Why Wind Could Replace Natural Gas

The Accelerating Growth of Wind and Solar Energy is Being Driven by Government Climate Policies, Global Corporations Thrusting Themselves onto the Green Bandwagon, Fervent Activism Against Fossil Fuels, a Carbon Concerned Millennial Generation that is Willing to Pay More for

U.S. Electricity Sales Expected to Grow Even as Consumers Become More Efficient

U.S. Electricity Sales Expected to Grow Even as Consumers Become More Efficient

Total U.S. electricity sales expected to grow 0.7% annually through 2040

Electricity sales are expected to continue growing in the U.S. through 2040 even as consumers use energy more efficiently, the EIA reported. In 2015, 3.7 trillion kilowatthours (kWh) …

NatGas Will Grab 31% of Electric Generating Capacity Additions in 2016, Second to Solar

NatGas Will Grab 31% of Electric Generating Capacity Additions in 2016, Second to Solar

Electric generating facilities are expected to add more than 26 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale generating capacity to the power grid this year, according to a report from the EIA. The majority of that increase is expected to come from …

March 1, 2016 - 5:56 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Solar Market Slows Growth but Remains Healthy

Solar Market Slows Growth but Remains Healthy

Renewables continue growth

Renewable sources of energy continue to grow in importance both inside the U.S. and internationally. Solar energy makes up an important portion of the overall renewable energy mix, but the growth in total capacity has slowed along …

September 14, 2015 - 3:46 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Where You See a Depleted Oil Well, Quidnet Sees Green Energy Storage

Where You See a Depleted Oil Well, Quidnet Sees Green Energy Storage

With Hollywood seed funding, startup is testing abandoned oil and gas wells as grid-scale energy storage solution for wind and solar generation

“Our goal is to get to a cost point that’s potentially lower by a factor of about ten