Posts tagged: solar farm

Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia is Spending Billions on Renewable Energy

Saudi Arabia is known for its oil and sun-soaked deserts. In a move to secure the kingdom’s financial future, its name could soon become synonymous with renewable energy. According to the New York Times, Prince Mohammed bin Salman decided that Saudi energy company ACWA Power would spearhead the creation of a $300 million solar farm capable of powering […]

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If We Want Renewable Energy, We Need Fully Digitized Power Systems

The New York Power Authority is pioneering an effort to monitor every one of its assets, from generating facilities to transmission lines to buildings, in real time–and to figure out how new influxes of wind and solar can fit into the system. By: Eillie Anzilotti With 16 generating facilities and around 1,400 transmission lines, the New York […]

Aera Energy & GlassPoint To Build California’s Largest Solar Farm At Belridge Oilfield

By: Joshua S Hill  Aera Energy, one of California’s largest oil and gas producers, will partner with GlassPoint Solar to build the State’s largest solar energy project at the Belridge oilfield west of Bakersfield. Announced on Wednesday, Aera Energy — a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil — will partner with GlassPoint Solar, the industry-leading […]

Solar Farm Report Card From a Cowichan Carbon Buster

“My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy”. By: Peter Nix My solar farm demonstrates the new economics of renewable vs. fossil fuel energy. Spend or invest in renewable energy — and make money. Spend on gas cars or appliances and/or heating systems that use fossil fuels — and lose […]

A Solar Plant in the Sahara Could Help Power the EU

A proposed solar farm in Tunisia could provide over 4 gigawatts of power for Europe. By: Avery Thompson As Europe tries to wean itself off of fossil fuels, it looks toward renewable energy like wind and solar. But many parts of Europe aren’t exactly known for their sunny weather, which limits how much clean energy […]