Capacity Archive

25 Nov 2014

⅔ of New US Electricity Capacity Was From Wind In October

Two thirds of new US electricity generation capacity were from the wind sector in October. Five wind farms, with a cumulative capacity of 547 MW, went online. There were also 102 MW of biomass and 31 of utility-scale
22 Nov 2014

The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity

The next breakthrough in grid capacity may combine the best features of ultracapacitors – greater speed and power – with the capacity of battery storage The Next Breakthrough in Grid Capacity was originally published on CleanTechnica. To
9 Nov 2014

ACME Solar Wins Bid To Install 160 MW Solar Power Capacity In India

ACME Solar has emerged as the largest successful bidder in the recently concluded solar power capacity auction in Andhra Pradesh. With this success, the company claims that it is on track to have an installed solar power
2 Nov 2014

Renewable Energy = 68% of New Electricity Capacity In September

The latest monthly numbers on electricity production capacity additions have been released by FERC. The result is another big month for renewable energy… and natural gas. As you can see in the first chart above, wind power accounted
25 Sep 2014

Egypt Plans 2GW Auction Each For Wind & Solar Power Capacity

Not only does Egypt plan to auction of 2GW each of solar power and wind capacity, but also support domestic manufacturing of needed equipment Egypt Plans 2GW Auction Each For Wind & Solar Power Capacity was originally
22 Sep 2014

Jordan To Commission 1,800 MW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018

Jordan plans to build out renewable energy infrastructure to reduce burden on the national utility & its purchasing of power from other countries Jordan To Commission 1,800 MW Renewable Energy Capacity By 2018 was originally published on
2 Sep 2014

Hawaiian Utilities Want To Triple Rooftop Solar Capacity

RenewEconomy. Just months after being ordered to lift their game on distributed, grid-connected solar, Hawaii’s investor-owned electric companies have revealed plans to triple the amount of rooftop solar installed on the island state by 2030. Hawaiian Electric, Maui
29 Aug 2014

PE-Backed Hareon Solar Plans To Add 150 MW Solar Power Capacity In India

China’s Hareon Solar is just one of many renewable energy companies looking to take advantage of Indian government support of solar power development PE-Backed Hareon Solar Plans To Add 150 MW Solar Power Capacity In India was
27 Aug 2014

Indian State Of Punjab Plans To Add 2,000 MW Solar Power Capacity

Responding to energy shortages produced by inadequate coal supplies, the Indian state of Punjab plans to build out 2000 MW of solar power capacity Indian State Of Punjab Plans To Add 2,000 MW Solar Power Capacity was
25 Aug 2014

India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year

India’s new government has big plans for wind energy, including new financial incentives, that it hopes will create 10,000 MW of capacity per year India Plans To Add 10,000 MW Wind Energy Capacity Every Year was originally