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  • South Africa Approves Treaty for $100 Billion Inga Hydropower Project
    South Africa?s Cabinet approved a treaty signed with the Democratic Republic of Congo to begin development of a hydropower project that will eventually cost about $100 billion and generate 40,000 megawatts of electricity.

  • New Cable Technology Can Carry Twice as Much Power from Offshore Wind Farms
    ABB Ltd. said a power-cable technology that allows offshore wind farms to transmit more than twice the energy of current set-ups will boost orders at the company?s power systems division in coming years.

  • The Next Big Challenge for Energy Storage
    The energy storage era is upon us. States like California and New York have adapted energy policies that will make it possible to economically deploy storage systems, while technology advancements have boosted performance and trimmed costs. For the first time in history it will become feasible to store electric energy.

  • Listen Up: What's the Deal with Solar Trackers?
    In the early solar PV days, trackers were a necessity to maximize the energy output from very expensive solar modules. Unfortunately, in those days trackers were mechanically complex and unreliable (remember TV antenna rotors?), and the control systems were expensive and finicky. As solar module pricing declined, the interest in trackers for small systems began to wane.

  • Renewable Energy Accounts for 100 Percent of New US Electrical Generating Capacity in July
    According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Energy Projects, all new U.S. electrical generating capacity put into service in July came from renewable energy sources: 379 megawatts (MW) of wind, 21 MW of solar, and 5 MW of hydropower.


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