SOLAR 2013 kicked off this morning in Baltimore with nine tracks of parallel sessions that included a forum about the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s JEDI models. JEDI, which stands for Jobs and Economic Development Impact, is a series of free online calculators for estimating employment and other impacts that result from investment in new power generation or fuel production.
A study, co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson, outlines a path to statewide renewable energy conversion, and away from natural gas and imported fuel.
Latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report says that 1,231 MW of new in-service electrical generating capacity came on line in the United States in January 2013- all from wind, solar, and biomass sources.
Japan is striving to become energy self-sufficient by 2040, with plans to build the world’s largest wind farm.
Legislature pushes for more “Green Jobs” training in Nebraska.
EDF Renewable Energy decided to combine a solar farm and a wind farm to allow for a hybrid renewable energy generating system.
Plan includes repowering old coal plants, 1 GW of new transmission lines, 270 MW of new renewable sources, and study of offshore …
Read the ASES Wind Division News brief for fall to learn about what they are gearing up for!
The September 2012 issue of SOLAR TODAY is online. See these features, search the digital edition and share articles.
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