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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDFExtensive government support and wind turbine technology modernization will assist the continued growth of Denmark’s cumulative offshore wind power installed capacity, from 1.27 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 2.24 GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The report states that Denmark, excluding Greenland, is one of the leading wind power markets in the world. The country’s cumulative offshore installed capacity witnessed an increase from 0.42 GW in 2006 to 1.27 GW in 2013, at an impressive Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17%.
  • Marking the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Clean Energy Group has released a paper about new financing options for the installation of resilient power projects. Resilient power technologies, such as solar PV with energy storage, could ensure against the devastating consequences of power outages from future disasters. “Financing for Clean, Resilient Power Solutions,” provides an overview of several clean energy finance strategies for low-cost, long-term financing of resilient, clean-energy technologies.
  • Speaking in Singapore on Wednesday, Hanergy Holding Group Chairman and CEO Li Hejun lauded the island country’s sustained commitment to clean energy development. The English version of Li Hejun’s first book, China’s New Energy Revolution, is now available. The book describes how new energy, led by thin-film solar, will revolutionize the way China and the rest of the world generate power.
  • Hertz and Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company announced the completion of two solar power installations at Hertz Rent-a-Car facilities at Denver International and St. Louis International Airports. Additionally, solar installations are underway at Hertz’s Newark Liberty International Airport, to be completed later this year, and construction at Hertz’s John F. Kennedy Airport location is planned to start in 2015. Once completed, the total installed solar capacity at the four Hertz airport locations will reach 1 megawatt of clean energy which will used to power Hertz customer service areas and other nearby Hertz buildings.
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